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Indian Study Reveals Birth Dose of Hepatitis B Vaccine Unnecessary

Indian Study Reveals Birth Dose of Hepatitis B Vaccine Unnecessary

A study funded by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and published in the Indian Journal of Pediatrics was recently conducted by a group of pediatricians to examine if the birth dose of the hepatitis B vaccine is crucial for acquiring full immunity against hepatitis B infection.

Study: Cows Used to Develop HIV Vaccine

Study: Cows Used to Develop HIV Vaccine

Findings from a study published in Nature in July 2017 reveal that scientists are using cows to better understand the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and develop an HIV vaccine. After decades of research, including clinical trials of different HIV vaccine candidates, there is still no effective vaccine because the virus mutates…

Safety Implications of Microneedle Patches for Influenza Vaccine

Safety Implications of Microneedle Patches for Influenza Vaccine

A phase I clinical trial conducted by Emory University in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology has found that influenza vaccination using Band-Aid-like patches with dissolvable microneedles is safe and was well-tolerated by the study’s participants. According to the Emory…

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