Vaccines in Development


Attitudes Toward Vaccines Against STI

Several vaccines intended to protect against the consequences of certain predominantly sexually transmitted infections (STI) are under development. What are parents’ attitudes toward vaccines directed at STI for their children?

Updated: June 29, 2006 | Read full article...

Development of an HPV-16 Vaccine

The primary reason to develop a vaccine for human papillomaviruses (HPVs) is to prevent cervical cancer in women.  This article reports the results of a “proof of principle” trial of a HPV-16 vaccine.

Updated: December 22, 2004 | Read full article...

Malaria Vaccine Candidate

There is currently no vaccine for the prevention of malaria, although several candidate vaccines are undergoing clinical trials. This article reports the results of a phase II clinical trial of a vaccine against this disease.

Updated: November 16, 2005 | Read full article...

Shingles Vaccine for Older Adults

This study shows that an investigational varicella zoster virus vaccine was effective in reducing the morbidity of shingles and its most common complication in older adults.

Updated: June 3, 2008 | Read full article...

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