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Nasal Coronavirus Vaccines May Work Better Than Injected Ones, Researchers Say

Of the 150-plus coronavirus vaccines in development around the world, the lion’s share will rely on a needle prick to make their way into the body. Most vaccines throughout history have been jabbed into the upper arm, often to great success. But when protecting people against pathogens that invade the airway — like the coronavirus… Read More »

When were flu vaccines invented

In 1947, Jonas Salk, one of the vaccine’s creators, began to develop a polio vaccine, which was perfected and approved in 1955. As data have been collected about the virus and its potential threats, recommendations have expanded to include more and more populations. According to the CDC, 2,600 people contract meningococcal disease each year, and… Read More »