Latest Yellow fever vaccine Stories
Vaccine scientists say their â€œHoly Grailâ€ is to stimulate immunity that lasts for a lifetime.
Breastfeeding moms may want to postpone their next trip overseas or avoid getting the yellow fever vaccine.
A five-week old infant most likely contracted a vaccine strain of yellow fever virus through breastfeeding.
In the first study of its kind, researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center and Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University, have developed a multidisciplinary approach involving immunology, genomics and bioinformatics to predict the immunity of a vaccine without exposing individuals to infection.
In one of the first molecular studies of the human antibody response to yellow fever, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) researchers and their colleagues have found the crucial bit of virus that people's immune systems need to spot and quash this often-fatal re-emerging disease.
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