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CDC committee votes to allow meningococcal group B vaccine

Newly available vaccinations to combat the “B” strain of meningitis should only be considered for use by individuals and their physicians, recommends the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, a committee of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More »

Scripps Research Institute discovers critical life cycle of Ebola

Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) recently conducted a study that revealed a critical part of the life cycle of Ebola. Read More »

Magazine details advance of antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Health experts have stated that the next major health crisis to consider is antibiotic-resistant “superbugs.” Read More »

CDC recommends meningitis B vaccines for Category A

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), a branch of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevent (CDC), recently recommended the meningococcal group B vaccines as Category A, meaning that physicians and patients must make individual choices about the vaccine. Read More »

CDC recommendation is less than universal for meningitis B vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) subcommittee recommended that the use of new meningitis B vaccines be considered, but not required, by physicians and individuals on Wednesday The subcommittee chose to recommend that use of the vaccine be on an individual basis and placed in the CDC's category B rather than category A Read More »

Study says 74,000 malaria cases may have gone untreated due to Ebola outbreak in Guinea

Experts estimate approximately 74,000 malaria cases went untreated in 2014 because of the Ebola epidemic that overwhelmed health facilities in Guinea, research published Monday in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal said.Estimates of malaria cases in years prior to the Ebola outbreak showed that there were significantly more malaria cases treated at Guinea’s health facilities. Read More »

IHV receives grant to fight AIDS in Botswana

The Institute of Human Virology (IHV), a branch of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, recently accepted a $24.5 million grant for the next five years to show how comprehensive treatment programs for HIV/AIDS can fight the epidemic. Read More »

Novel bio-inspired antibiotic compound series created

A team of researchers from the University of Barcelona recently developed a new series of antibacterial compounds that uses natural peptides to selectively eliminate resistant pathogens. Read More »

Generic heart disease medications may treat Ebola

Researchers recently found that generic medications that are used to manage heart disease patients may also significantly strengthen patients’ immune systems against Ebola and similar life-threatening diseases. Read More »

Northeastern philanthropists donate $20 million to fight TB

Over 20 philanthropists in New York and Boston have united to donate finance a $20 million project at the Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard to speed the worldwide fight against drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). Read More »

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Equatorial Guinea agrees to malaria vaccine development program
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Innovative sequencing successfully detects resistant pathogens
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Immunovaccine launches clinical trial for DPX-RSV vaccine
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SB 277 would end some families' personal belief exemptions for vaccines
Published on Monday, Jun 29, 2015 @ 2:39pm by Vaccine News Daily Reports
Maryland researchers report decoy molecule may decrease flu deaths
Published on Monday, Jun 29, 2015 @ 2:21pm by Vaccine News Daily Reports
Xenex robots reduce infections by disinfecting rooms
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Researchers evaluate genetic war between mosquitoes and humans
Published on Monday, Jun 29, 2015 @ 2:14pm by Vaccine News Daily Reports
Scripps team studies new treatments for Marburg virus
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Cellular Biomedicine Group acquires GVAX vaccine
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First-ever INTERCEPT pathogen-reduced platelet units produced in US
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Bird flu spreads to farms in 11 states
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MRSA epidemic increases antibiotic resistance
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Flublok proves more effective than traditional influenza vaccine
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Bristol-Myers Squibb committed to boosting research presence, impact
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Studies explore drug-resistant antibiotics
Published on Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 @ 7:56pm by Vaccine News Daily Reports
Researchers say new breath test may detect pneumonia
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BiondVax to present immunoassay workshop at EDUFULVAC event
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