Vaccines help protect people from diseases. They contain "weakened" or "dead" germs, such as viruses or bacteria, which stimulate the body's immune system in a manner that can prevent us from getting sick with harmful pathogens. Here's the latest science news on vaccines.Vaccines
An "inverse vaccine," which selectively suppresses the immune system, treated multiple sclerosis in mice. But how well could this new approach work in people?
New COVID vaccines have been approved to guard against coronavirus variants that are currently circulating.
When should you get a flu shot, and which shot should people with egg allergies get? Here's CDC guidance for the 2023-2024 flu season.
In healthy children and adults, RSV typically causes mild, cold-like symptoms, but it can cause more serious disease in infants, young kids and older people.
There are now RSV vaccines approved for older adults and for pregnant people, and antibody shots (not vaccines) available for babies. What's the difference?
The FDA just approved an RSV vaccine that can be given in the third trimester of pregnancy.
Here's a look at the science behind SARS-CoV-2 variants, including the now-dominant omicron and its many defunct relatives.
Moderna announced positive results from its late-stage RSV vaccine trial in older adults.
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