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In the study, the combination using messenger RNA technology generated greater antibodies than currently marketed traditional flu vaccines and Moderna’s Spikevax mRNA COVID shot, the company said.

Today the drugmaker said long-term data showed that its blockbuster shingles vaccine, Shingrix, had 79.7% efficacy in participants aged 50 years and above, six to 11 years after vaccination.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health advisory urging people, particularly children and international travelers, to get vaccinated against measles due to the increase in cases this year.

Pfizer and French pharmaceutical peer Valneva announced on Thursday that a phase 2 study for its VLA15 Lyme disease vaccine candidate showed a “strong immune response” in both children and adolescents a month after a booster shoot.

Two late-stage trial wins for Merck’s investigational pneumococcal vaccine V116 could make it a serious challenger to Pfizer’s Prevnar 20 in the space.

In what is believed to be a world first, China’s commercial capital of Shanghai this week introduced a new type of COVID-19 vaccine that is inhaled rather than administered via injection.