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Expanding Vaccination Rates by Allowing More People to Give Them

Expanding Vaccination Rates by Allowing More People to Give Them

In 2009, public health officials in the United States responded to a predicted “heavy flu season” by passing a regulation allowing dentists, pharmacists, paramedics, nursing students and medical students to administer the annual influenza vaccine. Since then, it has…

FDA Gives Green Light to Test Lyme Disease Vaccine on Humans

Clinical trials for a new Lyme disease vaccine will be conducted in the U.S. and Belgium after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Union’s Clinical Trial Application gave Biotech firm Valneva of France clearance to begin Phase I testing. Valneva is developing VLA15, a hexavalent, protein subunit-based vaccine…

Fauci Says Zika Vaccine Coming by 2018

Fauci Says Zika Vaccine Coming by 2018

Director of the National Institutes for Health Anthony Fauci, MD announced this week that a Zika vaccine could be rushed to market as early as 2018. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has already launched two phase 1 Zika vaccine trials this year, including a genetically engineered vaccine. “I’m confident we’ll get a Zika vaccine, but it’s not going to be before 2018,” said Dr. Fauci…

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