vaccine

Scrutinizing anti-anti-vaccination

Vaccines have been in the air recently. With the resurgence of anti-vaccination sentiment and the consequent outbreaks of diseases that had been largely forgotten in…



An outbreak of misinformation

We live in a world where we don’t have to worry about catching smallpox. Smallpox was eradicated in 1979 due to the efforts of vaccination….


It’s official!

China has received approval from the World Health Organization (WHO) for a live attenuated vaccine against Japanese encephalitis (JE), a viral brain infection transferred by…





Better know a prokaryote

One need only to look at the more than 100 pages of comments on Cbc.ca following the website’s story on the approval of the H1N1…