Each year, millions across the globe travel for the holidays. But with the increase in human travel, what microbial gifts are we bringing home with us?
The TWiV team takes on an experimental plant-based poliovirus vaccine, contradictory findings on the efficacy of Flumist, waning protection conferred by Zostavax, and a new adjuvanted subunit zoster vaccine.
Public health officials provide the latest update on the H3N2, the new strain of influenza that appears to have jumped from swine to humans and has already infected nearly 300 people in the United States.
Researchers discuss current efforts underway and the most recent developments on the road to a universal flu vaccine.
Researchers present findings from a study showing ferrets who received the 2008-2009 seasonal vaccine experienced a more severe disease when exposed to the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus than ferrets who did not receive the vaccine.