Keyword: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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.
Allowing direct Medicare drug price bargaining could save the Part D program $2.8 billion a year on the 20 most prescribed drug brands.
Looking to take on global vaccine heavyweights, SutroVax revs up with Series C funding and a prominent new chairman.
Merck's Gardasil rollout in China helped the vaccine franchise grow sales 24% in the first quarter.
Here is some other vaccine news of note for the week.
The relatively low vaccination rate among men is partly because it was first viewed as guarding against cervical cancer, said the study's lead author.