Loney Clinton Gordon has an important role to play in the development of the vaccine against pertussis (whooping cough). She formed part of a three-woman team who worked on the vaccine.
An African slave by the name of Onesimus might have been the key person in beginning the fight against smallpox in the American Colonies in the early 1700s.
A new tuberculosis vaccine is showing promise. It might even mean no more antibiotics for latent tuberculosis soon…
The World Health Organization has announced that the second of three types of polio viruses has been eradicated through vaccination. One more to go, and polio will be a thing of the past.
The World Health Organization is sponsoring a malaria vaccine trial in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi. Here is a short video about it.