De Niro offs a documentary by a former British medical researcher about a link between vaccines and autism from Tribeca Film Festival.
Chief Kazakh Sanitary Doctor and Vice-Minister of Health and Social Development declare preliminary causes of the negative reactions to the measles vaccination conducted in February.
Vaccination against measles in Kazakhstan went terribly wrong when dozens of teenagers were hospitalized in fever and unconscious to local hospitals.
Kazakh scientist says that domestic specialists have the potential to develop a vaccine against deadly Ebola virus and are already working on vaccines against other types of deseases.
Sierra Leone was preparing for an unprecedented three-day nationwide shutdown to contain the deadly spread of the Ebola virus.
A US-based Japanese scientist said he has succeeded in engineering a version of the so-called swine flu virus that would be able to evade the human immune system.
Every day there are more and more parents refusing to get their children vaccinated for religious reasons.
Chinese state-run media and Internet users demanded action Wednesday after the deaths of at least seven babies since November following their vaccinations against hepatitis B.
The flu vaccine is generally less effective for men than for women, scientists said in a study Monday, tracing the effect to higher levels of testosterone that curb the immune response.
A single dose -- rather than the recommended three -- of a vaccine against the sexually transmitted disease HPV may be enough to ward off cervical cancer.
US scientists seeking to unravel the mysteries of HIV have made an important breakthrough after capturing the clearest image yet of a protein which allows the deadly virus to attack human immune cells, new research showed Tuesday.
British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) said on Tuesday it hoped to get the green light for a prototype vaccine against malaria after trials showed it offered children a partial shield against the disease.
A new vaccine being rolled out in the "meningitis belt" that stretches across north-central Africa has reduced cases of the potentially fatal disease by 94 percent.
Brazilian scientists have developed an HIV vaccine and plan to begin testing on monkeys later this year.
Israel on Monday launches a mass campaign in the south of the country to vaccinate 200,000 children up to nine years old against polio.
Researchers in China said Wednesday a trial vaccine provided "significant" protection against a virus that can cause potentially deadly hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in children.
England aims to inject a million youngsters with measles vaccine following a surge in cases of the potentially fatal disease.
Developing a vaccine for the H7N9 strain of bird flu that has killed 10 people in eastern China could take "many months".
US health authorities said Thursday they are liaising with domestic and international partners to develop a vaccine for the H7N9 bird flu virus that has killed five people in China.
A growing number of US parents oppose doctors' recommendations to vaccinate teenage girls against human papillomavirus (HPV), the main cause of cervical cancer.
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