US biochemical engineer Frances Arnold gives a speech to accept the Millennium Technology Prize 2016 during the award ceremony in Helsinki, Finland, on May 24, 2016.

Just one shot of a lab-produced antibody protected macaques against a sort of monkey HIV for nearly six months, said a study Wednesday into a potential vaccine alternative.

A Danish research team from the University of Copenhagen has designed a simple technique that makes it possible to quickly and easily develop a new type of vaccines.

An international team of including the Lomonosov Moscow State University researchers discovered which enzyme enables Escherichia coli bacterium (E. coli) to breathe.

Each year, researchers identify influenza strains expected to circulate during flu season and manufacture a vaccine aimed at them.

A team of scientists has developed first animal model for testing drugs and vaccines to battle Zika virus.

A two-drug preventive treatment greatly reduces the severity of malaria during pregnancy, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.

A specialised white blood cell found in birds can destroy an infection that claims hundreds of thousands of human deaths every year, scientists have claimed.

The Vaccine Alliance, Gavi, has signed a $5m (£3.5m) deal for an Ebola vaccine, to protect against future outbreaks of the deadly disease.

The Brazilian government announced it will direct funds to a biomedical research center to help develop a vaccine against a virus linked to brain damage in babies.