India develops first indigenous vaccine to treat bloody dysentry
Shigellosis is recognised as a disease mainly affecting Asian and African nations
The 'vaccinegate' of Italy
A study in Italy has found major contaminants in vaccines that are used the world over
Did Punjab introduce cancer vaccine based on faulty research by PGI Chandigarh?
Claims made by the professors at PGIMER have been challenged by a member of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
WHO adopts plan to make vaccines cheaper and more accessible
Calls for transparency around vaccine pricing and procurement
Low vaccine coverage could be behind measles outbreaks: WHO
The world saw 300 per cent more cases in the first three months of 2019 compared to last year
Vaccine-derived polio virus found 50 times in India in six years
The vaccine-derived polio virus is a rare strain of polio virus that has genetically mutated from the strain contained in the oral polio vaccine
Human trials of Ebola vaccines start in Liberia
Trials are being done at an undisclosed location under tight security
वैज्ञानिकों ने बनाई अधिक कारगर रेबीज वैक्सीन
मनुष्यों में इस बीमारी को रोकने के लिए कोई सस्ता और बहुत अधिक कारगर टीका उपलब्ध नहीं है। अब शोधकर्ताओं ने नया टीके बनाया ...
Polio eradication: we are not there yet
On the occasion of World Polio Day, we take a look at the challenges that three countries are facing in eradicating this debilitating disease
Scientists propose Controlled Human Infection Model studies
In CHIM, researchers infect healthy participants with a weakened strain of a pathogen in a controlled setting to learn more about the infection …
Anti-vaccine poster boy: Is Andrew Wakefield the most hated man in modern medicine?
Anti-vaccine 'hero' Andrew Wakefield was stripped of medical credentials in '98. Now his film has been pulled from Tribeca film festival
वैज्ञानिकों को मिली बड़ी सफलता, जल्द तैयार होगी टीबी की वैक्सीन
अभी दुनिया भर में टीबी की रोकथाम के लिए 1921 में तैयार वैक्सीन का इस्तेमाल किया जा रहा है, लेकिन वैज्ञानिकों का दावा है ...
First malaria vaccine raises hope for millions living in high burden countries
The European Medicines Agency recognised the first ever malaria vaccine last week
Are some states under-reporting pentavalent vaccine deaths?
RTI reponse of Union health ministry shows states with better health track record have reported higher number of vaccine deaths
India declared polio free; no new case in 3 years
Children in the country will, however, continue to be vaccinated against the disease to maintain immunity
Iranian officials squabble over toll as COVID-19 sweeps West Asia
Meanwhile, Chinese federal government to increase funds to local governments even as world races to develop a vaccine
‘169 million children missed the first dose of measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017’
UNICEF reveals shocking data and cites it to be behind the recent spurt in measles cases
Pale and yellow
Shortage of vaccines has pushed many African countries to the brink of a yellow fever epidemic
While Africa gets its first vaccine to fight malaria, India is still in the early stages of clinical trials
CSIR scientists working on new vaccine for malaria
The aim is to make a vaccine that can be conditionally attenuated when given to humans
Indian swine flu vaccines hit market
Maharashtra doctors refuse vaccination even as toll rises
Pentavalent vaccine deaths prompt doctors, activists to appeal to health secretary
Five-in-one vaccine introduced in Haryana without evaluating what happened in Tamil Nadu, Kerala
HPV vaccine deaths: Parliament panel indicts PATH, health officials
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded agency bypassed ethics and rules while conducting clinical trials for vaccine which was administered to …
Most of us support mandatory vaccines for schoolkids, but is it good policy?
Overwhelming scientific evidence proves the safety and efficacy of vaccination to control, yet Canada is not meeting its childhood-vaccination targets
The Americas declared free of measles
The region is the first in the world to eliminate measles