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Painless microneedle influenza vaccine patches effective in early-phase trial

Painless microneedle influenza vaccine patches effective in early-phase trial
June 28, 2017

Patches that deliver influenza vaccine produced robust immune responses in a phase 1 clinical trial and were preferred over traditional injection by most patients who used them, researchers reported.

The patches, equipped with microneedles that dissolve in minutes, could improve and lower the cost of vaccination coverage, the researchers wrote in The Lancet.

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2015 measles outbreak in Canada traced to unique genotype

June 26, 2017
Recently published data from an analysis of a 2015 measles outbreak in Ontario, Canada, indicated that all cases of illness came from one importation of the D4 viral

Two-dose Cervarix HPV vaccine remains noninferior to three doses at 36 months

June 26, 2017
A two-dose regimen of the Cervarix HPV vaccine in girls remained noninferior to the three-dose regimen in young women 3 years after vaccination, according to…
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Increase in pertussis linked to nonmedical vaccine exemptions, waning immunity

June 24, 2017
Data from five U.S. states with a high incidence rate of pertussis revealed geospatial links between nonmedical vaccine exemptions among kindergarteners and illnesses…
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Painless microneedle influenza vaccine patches effective in early-phase trial

June 28, 2017
Patches that deliver influenza vaccine produced robust immune responses in a phase 1 clinical trial and were preferred…
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Painless microneedle influenza vaccine patches effective in early-phase trial

June 28, 2017
Patches that deliver influenza vaccine produced robust immune responses in a phase 1 clinical trial and were preferred over traditional injection by…

In the Journals Plus

2015 measles outbreak in Canada traced to unique genotype

June 26, 2017
Recently published data from an analysis of a 2015 measles outbreak in Ontario, Canada, indicated that all cases of illness came from one

Two-dose Cervarix HPV vaccine remains noninferior to three doses at 36 months

June 26, 2017
A two-dose regimen of the Cervarix HPV vaccine in girls remained noninferior to the three-dose regimen in young women 3 years after vaccination…

In the Journals Plus

Increase in pertussis linked to nonmedical vaccine exemptions, waning immunity

June 24, 2017
Data from five U.S. states with a high incidence rate of pertussis revealed geospatial links between nonmedical vaccine exemptions among…

US yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July; alternative vaccine supplied

June 23, 2017
Expecting the supply of the United States’ only licensed yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July, officials are distributing another brand

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ED visits, cost associated with shingles increase

June 22, 2017
Emergency department visits and total cost associated with herpes zoster increased between 2006 and 2013, driven by an increased number of visits by…

No science needed to blame vaccines for illness, EU court rules

June 22, 2017
The European Union Court of Justice has ruled that illnesses can be attributed to vaccines during litigation without scientific proof. The

Cholera linked to drinking iced tea in Vietnam

Infectious Disease News, June 2017
The chances of infection from cholera were heightened for the people of Ben Tre, Vietnam, when they drank iced tea, according to a study published in…

Children of immunizing parents three times more likely to receive influenza vaccine

Infectious Disease News, June 2017
Children whose parents had received an influenza vaccine are nearly three times more likely to be immunized against seasonal influenza than children…

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Flublok Quadrivalent provides better protection than IIV4

June 22, 2017
Flublok Quadrivalent was 30% more effective in preventing influenza than an egg-derived inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine, according to…

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