São Paulo Funds “Cocaine Vaccine,” Setting Sights on Human Trials

In early June, São Paulo Mayor Ricardo Nunes signed an agreement with the researchers behind Calixcoca, a "cocaine vaccine" in…

June 12, 2023

Monkeypox Vaccine Rollout Reflects Deprioritization of Sex Workers

The monkeypox epidemic isn’t going anywhere, especially for street-based sex workers. NPR reports that cases of infection have slowed down…

September 13, 2022

An Opioid Vaccine Is Not the Answer

In 1974, scientists at the University of Chicago immunized a rhesus monkey against morphine. After training the monkey to self-administer…

January 10, 2022