After years of study, the first HIV vaccine efficacy clinical trials will begin in South Africa, with thousands of local adult volunteers.
Scientists have discovered an antibody that could neutralize 98 percent of HIV strains. The discovery could bring scientists closer to finding a way to prevent HIV transmission.
The U.S. government will start human trials for an investigational Zika vaccine in response to growing cases of local Zika transmission in the country.
The Ebola outbreak, which made headlines just last year, is slowly but surely coming under control, according to the World Health Organization and public health initiatives. Now, researchers are saying that there is hope that it will soon never resurface in epidemic proportions again, as an experimental vaccine called VSV-ZEBOV was recently found to be both safe and effective in early human trials.