HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) — The new Cuban vaccine for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B is currently undergoing clinical trials in Cuba and eight Asian countries, with the cooperation of the French com

Some vaccines have been found to make some viruses more harmful via evolution, a new study has warned.

The success of an experimental vaccine trial with rhesus monkeys is motivating a pharmaceutical company to undertake experimental HIV vaccine tests in Thailand, East and South Africa, and the Unite

Abuja — A new research released recently has indicated that substandard medicines are more prevalent than fakes in the world's most malaria-burdened country, Nigeria.

GENEVA — United Nations member states agreed Monday to a plan to tackle resistance to antibiotic drugs, spurred by warnings of a catastrophe for public health and heavy economic losses if they did

HOPES of a universal, commercially licensed malaria vaccine this year may have dimmed as the first candidate malaria vaccine to reach phase III clinical trials, though safe, has been found to provi

A trial of a malaria vaccine that targets the most dangerous variety of parasite that causes the disease has shown some positive early results.

Three-quarters of countries do not have plans in place to preserve antimicrobial medicines, the World Health Organization says.

The decades-long drought in antibiotic discovery could be over after a breakthrough by US scientists.

New research that sheds light on the methods and machinery used by HIV to infect cells provides insight into the tricky virus that potentially could guide the development of a vaccine against the c