Strep A is one of the world's top 10 causes of death from infectious diseases.
The World Health Organisation believes that the new vaccine brings a key new tool beyond mosquito nets, insecticides and drugs.
Taking three decades and almost US$1 billion to develop, the malaria vaccine will be rolled out in Malawi's capital Lilongwe this week.
There is no cure, but antiviral drugs have proven effective in coping with symptoms.
In wealthier parts of the world the anti-vaccine movement has seen measles outbreak spike.
They say vaccine rejection by anti-vaccine groups is based on unfounded allegations.
An antibody from an Ebola survivor has been found to target all three human strains of the virus and could eventually lead to an all-purpose vaccine.
The government recorded 14,938 cases and 238 deaths from measles as of Feb 28.
The vaccine had been pulled off the shelves after being suspended for over a year.
Without screening and HPV vaccination, more than 44 million women will likely be diagnosed with the disease over the next 50 years.
The cells could potentially be used to develop an all-encompassing flu shot that did not need to be changed annually.
A nurse picked up the vaccines and administered them to 13 children and five pregnant mothers.
University of Helsinki scientists have developed the first edible vaccine against microbial infections, hoping to save at least some bees.
The fine is part of a proposed law to regulate production, distribution and use of vaccines.
The massive fine and asset seizure is the latest move by authorities to punish Changchun Changsheng Biotechnology company, based in northeast Jilin province, over the faulty rabies vaccine.
Scientists predict that the next influenza pandemic -- most likely to be a strain of bird flu that infects humans and spreads rapidly across the world via air travel -- could kill up to 150 million people.
African swine fever is not harmful to humans but causes haemorrhagic fever in domesticated pigs and wild boar that almost always ends in death within a few days.
The government has said the suspect rabies vaccines did not enter the market but the case provoked unusually strong outrage online from consumers fed up with recurring product-safety scandals.
Investigators said the company used expired materials for some batches, while some production dates marked on products were false.
As with the previous outbreak, vaccination will focus on health workers and people who have come into contact with confirmed cases of the disease.
The firm was found to have falsified data and sold ineffective vaccines, relating to a rabies vaccine used for infants.
Spanish researchers are working on a vaccine against all five strains of the killer Ebola virus in what would be a world first, Madrid's October 12 Hospital said Wednesday.
The vaccine kept 21% of brain cancer patients alive.
In the two years since Merck & Co.’s Gardasil 9 became available in Hong Kong, about 2 million mainlanders have come for the shots.
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