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Influenza and the ‘Holy Grail’ vaccine

The influenza virus caused between 9–41 million illnesses and 12–52,000 deaths in the United States each year between 2010 and 2020. In a “bad” flu year, around 30,000 people die in the UK from flu and pneumonia. A 2018...

Flu vaccine could also protect from pneumonia

Flu vaccine could also protect from pneumonia

Vaccination against influenza was associated with a significantly reduced risk for influenza pneumonia requiring hospitalization among both children and adults, according to the results of a study published in JAMA...

Pneumonia vaccine reducing pediatric admissions

Pneumonia vaccine reducing pediatric admissions

In Tennessee, the introduction in 2010 of a new pneumococcal vaccine for infants and young children coincides with a 27 percent decline in pneumonia hospital admissions across the state among children under age 2...

Vaccinations where they’re needed most

Vaccinations where they’re needed most

As David Cameron prepares to pledge millions of UK aid towards vaccines at a conference on June 13th, international health charity Merlin urges the money to be spent where the most children’s lives will be saved.