The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate billions over the next 10 years to research and develop new vaccines for poor countries.
Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist hopes to finally rid the world of polio and increase affordable vaccinations for various diseases.
In his foundation's annual letter, Gates says it's a myth that poorer countries cannot become wealthier.
Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.
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Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.
The Microsoft chairman answered a panoply of questions from the social news site's users last night, including the most important of all.
An experimental type of vaccine that aims to treat, as opposed to prevent, metastatic breast and ovarian cancer shows promise in a small clinical trial.
The early stage clinical trial is small, but out of the 15 volunteers given the highest dose of a malaria vaccine, 12 are showing total resistance to the disease.
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