Tag Archives: Vaccine

Medical News Today: Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy

Experiments in rhesus macaques show that changing the mode of administration of an existing vaccine yields “amazing” results in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). Share on PinterestDelivering the TB vaccine intravenously rather than intradermally may prove significantly more effective. Globally, TB is one of the top 10 causes of death and the leading cause of… Read More »

Early-stage trials for coronavirus vaccine developed in Singapore could start next month, says professor

Scientists in Singapore are developing a vaccine for the coronavirus, with hopes that early-stage clinical trials could come as soon as next month, according to a professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. Researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School are currently working on a vaccine which will be similar to the one that biotechnology firm Moderna is developing,… Read More »

Virus vaccine still at least one year away

Anyone who has returned from overseas and is feeling unwell should get tested for coronavirus, Australia’s chief medical officer says. Three Australians have died from the virus, with new cases confirmed in NSW, Victoria and Western Australia on Monday. There are more than 70 confirmed cases in Australia. Chief medical officer Brendan Murphy says anyone… Read More »

Can pregnant take flu vaccine

So if you’re currently 64 but can be 65 on 31 Flu 2020, the flu jab will help protect both you and your baby. Certain people are more likely to develop potentially serious complications of flu, and you may feel sore at the injection site. Some people get a higher temperature and aching muscles for a couple of… Read More »