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Flu season is upon us. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself.

Flu seasons are notoriously unpredictable, but there are already clues that the upcoming season may be especially difficult. Flu season in the Southern Hemisphere can be an indication of what’s to come in the Northern Hemisphere, and the recent flu season in Australia, where winter has just ended, arrived early

Spate of clinical trials has scientists hopeful about a vaccine to prevent HIV

First there were the drugs that could knock back HIV to undetectable levels, and the virus was no longer synonymous with a death sentence. Then came a treatment that allowed people who were HIV-negative to remain that way, even if their partners weren’t. But to truly defeat the virus that

92% of HPV-caused cancers could be prevented by vaccine: Health authority

An estimated 92% of cancers caused by HPV could be prevented through vaccination, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Thursday, adding that boosting immunization coverage was a key priority. Human papillomavirus was responsible for an estimated yearly average of 34,800 cancer cases between 2012 and 2016,

Researchers are developing a vaccine that could reduce stress and prevent PTSD

Scientists are getting closer to developing a vaccine to help people stress less. Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder discovered an anti-inflammatory fat found in a dirt-dwelling bacteria that’s leading them closer to creating a “stress vaccine” that could potentially prevent post-traumatic stress disorder. Researchers believe there’s a link between