A new microneedle patch that simplifies the vaccination process from storage to disposal may be a “game changer” for measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases. The patch, being developed by the Georgia Institute of Technology and the CDC, has 100 “solid, conical…

The long-awaited RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine may be available as early as October after final trial results showed it is partially effective against the disease in African children up to 4 years after vaccination.

A preliminary report shows that an experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and effective, according to results published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

  Confidence Varies The first findings from a new Vaccine Confidence Index reveals wide variations in vaccine hesitancy and refusals in five countries. Surveys found parents in the UK had the highest rates of hesitancy at 24.5%, while Georgia had the…