Keyword: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
After a horrible flu season last year, more people have gotten vaccinations so far this year, according to the CDC.
Experts urged the U.S. to allow CDC staff to return to the field, though WHO's director-general insists financial and other support should suffice.
GlaxoSmithKline is working to boost its supply of shingles vaccine Shingrix, but in the meantime, a shortage will last until next year.
The government is riled up about drug prices and promising to drive them down, but a CMS report shows retail drug spending grew just 0.4% last year.
A vaccine expert said the anti-vaccine movement is causing its first deaths and subjecting women to cervical cancer for "phony" reasons.
For the third year in a row, the percentage of U.S. kindergarteners with a vaccine exemption has grown, this time to 2.2%.
Having missed two flu seasons, AZ has swapped out FluMist's H1N1 component, which was linked to low efficacy that led to previous CDC rejections.
Sun brings experience from the FDA, CDC and Walter Reed Army Institute of Research to his role at the biotech unicorn.
China has withheld shipments of the H7N9 strain to the U.S. for research, according to The New York Times.
CDC officials have been pushing HPV vaccination, and in 2017—just as in the previous four years—those efforts yielded only a slight increase.