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The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2018
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2018 issue of
Vaccines Did Not Cause My Daughter’s Autism
Peter Hotez | Nov 1, 2018
In a new book, a vaccine researcher describes the scientific facts and personal anecdotes behind his family’s experience with autism and its comorbid disabilities.
Recipients of Experimental Herpes Vaccine File Lawsuit
Catherine Offord | Mar 15, 2018
The suit claims that Rational Vaccines, the company of recently deceased researcher William Halford, violated US and international laws when it carried out the procedure.
CDC: Flu Vaccine 36 Percent Effective So Far
Catherine Offord | Feb 16, 2018
The vaccine shows better-than-expected effectiveness against the most common and most virulent strain of influenza in children under 9 years old.
Meningitis Vaccine May Protect Against Gonorrhea
Diana Kwon | Jul 11, 2017
Individuals who received a meningitis B vaccine were less likely to have contracted the sexually transmitted infection than their unvaccinated counterparts.
European Court OKs Vaccine Lawsuits Lacking Proof
Bob Grant | Jun 22, 2017
The European Union’s highest court issued a ruling yesterday that allows plaintiffs to sue vaccine makers without providing scientific evidence of harm.
Toward a Virus-Free Polio Vaccine
Ashley P. Taylor | Jan 19, 2017
Researchers are developing polio vaccines based on the viral capsid alone. When produced in recombinant systems, these could eliminate the need to propagate live poliovirus for vaccine production.
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 9, 2016
Testing a new vaccine; Cuba’s aggressive Zika-control tactics pay off
More Zika Vaccines Progress Toward Human Trials
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 4, 2016
Researchers show three vaccines protect nonhuman primates from infection.
The Growth of Iowa Biotech
Jenny Rood | Aug 1, 2016
The state’s industry draws inspiration from medicine as well as agriculture.