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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Researchers have designed a simple, low-cost device for subcutaneous injection of viscous formulations.
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~7 min
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Sequential immunization might be safer and more effective than the existing tetravalent vaccine.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~5 min
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The experimental drug has shown promise in early-stage clinical trials conducted in Singapore.
July 29, 2020 • ~8 min
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In lab tests, virus-like DNA structures coated with viral proteins provoke a strong immune response in human B cells.
June 29, 2020 • ~7 min
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Study: Vaccines find more success in development than any other kind of drug, but have been relatively neglected in recent decades.
May 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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Manufacturability is key to producing a widely available, affordable vaccine.
April 22, 2020 • ~8 min
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Specialized dye, delivered along with a vaccine, could enable “on-patient” storage of vaccination history.
Dec. 18, 2019 • ~7 min
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Vaccines packaged in novel nanoparticles could offer a new way to fight cancer and infectious diseases.
Sept. 30, 2019 • ~5 min
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Startup SQZ Biotech aims to open a new path in immunotherapy with its cell-compressing technique.
Oct. 31, 2018 • ~8 min
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