According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), there are 264 vaccines in development to prevent and treat diseases.

Within six years of the introduction of the rotavirus vaccine, hospitalizations for the diarrheal illness had dropped by 94 percent and hospitalizations for overall gastrointestinal illnesses were cut in half. Those are the findings of CDC-funded research published in JAMA today. The first vaccine, RotaTeq by Merck, was introduced in 2006, followed by Rotarix by GlaxoSmithKline […]