A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often ...
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Vaccinations jump 500% in antivax hotspot amid measles outbreak
“I would rather it not take an outbreak for this to happen.”
How did the anti-vaccination movement begin?
CNN's Deborah Feyerick takes a look at the origins behind the anti-vaccination movement and how is has impact the measles outbreak.
Anti-vaccination stronghold in N.C. hit with state’s worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decades
As of Friday, there were 36 cases of chickenpox at the Asheville Waldorf School, which serves children from nursery school to sixth grade in Asheville, N.C.
Cancer Vaccine Has Been Approved For Human Trials
Cancer Vaccine Has Been Approved For Human Trials.
CANCER VACCINE SUCCESSFUL IN TESTING: The vaccine destroyed the tumor, then moved on to find other identical cancers. It eventually eliminated all traces of the cancer from the animal's body. It was.....
New Cancer Treatment Is Incredibly Effective
Researchers from Stanford University looked into a possible cancer vaccine and through their clinical trials found out it is incredibly effective. Ana Kasparian, Grace Baldridge, and Mark Thompson, ho...
Life before the polio vaccine
Paul Alexander spends nearly every hour, of every day cocooned in his iron lung, his body being forced to breathe. This was life before the polio vaccine.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr Drops Vaccine Truth Bomb Live On TV
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. dropped a truth bomb live on air, defying Big Pharma and mainstream media by sharing real facts about vaccine safety.
CDC warns 2017 flu season expected to be worse than last years
The CDC is warning people to get your flu shot if you have not already. They say the flu season is expected to be worse this year than it was last year.
Alzheimer’s Cure? Researchers Believe Vaccine Breakthrough Could Reverse Dementia
Could a vaccine prevent Alzheimer's? Researchers believe they're closer than ever to a cure. A group of researchers believe they're closing in on a vaccine that would prevent Alzheimer's and dementia ...
Scientists Discover New HIV Weakness That Could Lead To Vaccine
A new study published in Science reports that a team of researchers have discovered a new vulnerable site on HIV which they could target to develop a vaccine.
May 8 1980, Smallpox Eradicated-The Rise And Fall Of Smallpox
On May 8, 1980, the World Health Organization officially pronounced victory in the fight against smallpox, confirming that no known cases of the dreaded killer existed anywhere on the planet. Take a l...
Why you can get the flu even if you've had a flu shot
It's a mild 2015-2016 flu season so far and the common strains match what's in the flu vaccine. But you can still get sick, even if you've had the shot.
Miracle or madness? New anti-cholesterol vaccine will protect you from heart attack and stroke
Is this a medical miracle to prevent death or debilitating disability from heart attack and stroke? Or more science madness and a way for drug companies to make money from a drug none of us really nee...
Potential Vaccine Aims To Block Transmission Of Malaria Parasites
Vaccine candidate administered for the first time in humans in a phase I clinical trial led by Oxford University’s Jenner Institute, with partners Imaxio and GSK. Around half the world’s population is...
Timeline of vaccines
This is a timeline of the development of prophylactic human vaccines. Early vaccines may be listed by the first year of development or testing, but later entries usually show the year the vaccine fini...
Immunization, or immunisation, is the process by which an individual's immune system becomes fortified against an agent (known as the immunogen).When this system is exposed to molecules that are forei...
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Viral shift
A viral shift is the sudden emergence of a seemingly novel strain of a virus. It is a prerequisite viral condition for pandemics. An existing virus undergoes a change and becomes a pathogen, such as t...
Vaccine controversy
Medical and scientific evidence surrounding vaccination demonstrates that the benefits of preventing suffering and death from infectious diseases outweigh adverse effects of immunization. Despite this...
Vaccine controversy - Wikipedia
Vaccination policy
Vaccination policy refers to the health policy a government adopts in relation to vaccination. Vaccinations are voluntary in some countries and mandatory in others, as part of their public health sys...
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Vaccine court
Vaccine court is the popular term which refers to the Office of Special Masters of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which administers a no-fault system for litigating vaccine injury claims. These cla...
Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act
The Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREPA), passed by the United States Congress and signed into law by President of the United States George W. Bush in December, 2005, is a controver...
Vaccination and religion
Vaccination and religion have interrelations of varying kinds.
The influential Massachusetts preacher Cotton Mather was the first known person to attempt smallpox inoculation on a large scale, ino...
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Flying syringe
Flying syringe is a phrase that is used to refer to proposed, but not yet created, genetically modified mosquitoes that inject vaccines into people when they bite them.
In 2008 the Gates Foundatio...
Cancer vaccine
A cancer vaccine is a vaccine that either treats existing cancer or prevents development of a cancer. Vaccines that treat existing cancer are known as therapeutic cancer vaccines. There are currentl...
Influenza vaccine
The influenza vaccine, also known as flu shot, is an annual vaccination using a vaccine specific for a given year to protect against the highly variable influenza virus. Each seasonal influenza vaccin...
Influenza vaccine - Wikipedia
Meningococcal vaccine
Meningococcal vaccine is a vaccine used against Neisseria meningitidis, a bacterium that causes meningitis, meningococcemia, septicemia, and rarely carditis, septic arthritis, or pneumonia.It is on th...