Tag Archives: Vaccine

An improved vaccine for bacterial meningitis and bloodstream infections

Researchers have now developed a new vaccine, a native outer membrane vesicle (NOMV) vaccine, for meningitis and bloodstream infections caused by “meningococcal group B” bacteria. This will allow younger people to be vaccinated and will address several limitations of the current vaccinations. The research is published this week in mBio, a journal of the American… Read More »

‘Dr. Bob’ Sears Accused Of Issuing Invalid Vaccine Medical Exemptions–Again

Bob Sears, a pediatrician from Orange County, right, testifies against a measure by state Sen. Dr. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, left, who is also a pediatrician, that would give public health officials oversight of doctors that may be giving fraudulent medical expeditions from vaccinations during a hearing of the Assembly Health Committee at the Capitol in… Read More »

This Vaccine Is Making Some People Sick

According to the Center for Disease Control, Zostavax is a medication that was licensed in 2006 to treat shingles. It is administered through a shot and only one dose is given to protect individuals from acquiring shingles. While the product is marketed as a safeguard against the shingles virus, the vaccine has caused adverse effects… Read More »