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Vaccinations are currently unavailable to infants until 6 months of age since a newborn carries their mother's antibodies – causing the body to shut down immune defenses when initiated by conventional vaccines. According to a preclinical study in Science Translational Medicine, a specialized modified-RNA (Mrna) influenza vaccine could potentially overcome a mother's antibodies and protect infants against infections.
January 2020 Source: Science Daily / University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
The pharma industry has long been tasked with the arduous and expensive task of biopharma product storage and inventory.
CDC Travel Alerts inform international travelers about the importance of travel vaccines and when and how to get vaccinated.
August 11, 2019
The American College of Physicians (ACP) reminds adults about the importance of vaccinations for protection against many common and serious diseases.
July 30, 2019
Following the Disease: Trends and Outbreaks Drive Subtle Changes to Vaccine Recommendations for Adolescents and Young Adults
Recent outbreaks and immunization success stories are driving vaccine recommendation changes at the national level, leading to small but mighty steps in the continuing fight against vaccine-preventable diseases.
Several challenges promote a disconnect between preventative vaccines and compliance in older adults.
New vaccine technology may one day help to prevent diseases, as well as treat cancer, once challenges are overcome.