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Measles Outbreak Shows Dangers of Vaccine Misinformation

On Sunday, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Tom Friedan said that the U.S. could …

PBS Newshour: What you need to know about this year’s elevated flu threat

PBS Newshour last week had a segment about this year’s flu season, which doctors are …

Mumps Outbreak in the NHL

Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported on The Measles Outbreak Coming Near You. Today …

WSJ: The Measles Outbreak Coming Near You

We’ve written before about the disturbing rise in the prevalence of diseases that, thanks to …

New Survey: Most Women Believe They Are Not up-to-Date on Vaccinations

A new national survey from Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) and National Foundation for Infectious Diseases …

Flu Season: Get Vaccinated Now to Ensure Protection

With flu season – and holiday travel – just around the corner, right now is …

Ebola Highlights Importance of Vaccine Development in Protecting Global Health

The current Ebola crisis shows how government regulators and research institutions, global health organizations, and …

New PhRMA report: Nearly 800 Cancer Medicines in Development

A new report from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) shows that biopharma …

What to Watch: Vaccines – Calling the Shots

Recently, PBS’s NOVA had an episode on the reemergence of diseases (including measles, whooping cough, …

Promising vaccine companies set to take the stage at BIO Investor Forum

It is no secret that vaccines are a hot space in biotech right now, and …