Many people object to the added ingredients in vaccines. But pharmacists explain why those fears are unwarranted.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
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A COVID-19 vaccine isn't the only tool for fighting this pandemic. An immunologist argues that safe pneumonia vaccines would reduce the severity of COVID-19, save lives and prevent the worst cases.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~10 min
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As ready as you are to be done with COVID-19, it's not going anywhere soon. A historian of disease describes how once a pathogen emerges, it's usually here to stay.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
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With computer models and lab experiments, researchers are working on a strategy for vaccines that could protect against any influenza virus.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~8 min
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A new approach that shows how the immune system responds to vaccination could lead to ways to build a better flu vaccine, researchers say.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~8 min
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Pandemic policy experts offer 10 recommendations that could reduce the risk that a bad flu season on top of the COVID-19 pandemic will overwhelm hospitals.
Aug. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
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The flu vaccine will be available in most places Sept. 1. A public health nurse explains why it's especially important to get vaccinated for it this year.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~7 min
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Dedicated flu clinics can limit the number of people infected and could help policymakers seeking ways to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, too.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~5 min
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Obesity increases susceptibility to H1N1 flu, a new study finds. It may help clarify why diseases like the flu and COVID-19 affect people differently.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~5 min
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New research suggests how additives called adjuvants might become part of a universal vaccine and protect people from a wider variety of influenza strains.
July 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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