COVID-19 vaccine safety
Over the past year, results from a series of clinical trials have demonstrated the efficacy and safety of COVID-19 vaccines in preventing serious illness, hospitalizations, and deaths.
History: past pandemics
Benjamin Waterhouse, co-founder of Harvard Medical School, is known as the first doctor to test the smallpox vaccine in the United States. The Countway Library features artifacts of his time in a virtual exhibit.
In this Wyss podcast, researchers discuss their collaboration developing an injectable cancer vaccine.
Learn about a different, implantable cancer vaccine also developed at the Wyss Institute.
Effective vaccines could act as a defense against bacterial infections and some of their most severe consequences, including sepsis.
Personalized vaccines designed to fight melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, maintain their effects on the immune system years after inoculation.