Immune history with the flu influences a person’s response to the flu shot, according to a new study examining why the influenza vaccine was only modestly effective in recent years. Vaccine design and production often take the blame for the flu vaccine’s low effectiveness. Sometimes the flu strains chosenContinue Reading

22 December 2017 – The total number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has crossed one million, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported today, urging greater efforts to tackle the outbreak and deal with the deteriorating health situation in the war-torn nation. “The epidemic is not yet overContinue Reading

Many people who are skeptical about vaccinating their children can be convinced to do so, but only if the argument is presented in a certain way, a team of psychologists from UCLA and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign reported today. The research appears in the online early edition ofContinue Reading