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Some London boroughs face significantly high TB rates

A recent report issued from the London Assembly shows there are specific boroughs within London that have significantly high tuberculosis rates, despite the nation’s efforts to eliminate the disease. Read More »

Bavarian Nordic enters partnership to create MRSA vaccine

Bavarian Nordic recently became part of a joint collaboration involving the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Evaxion Biotech -- a Danish biotechnology company -- to develop a vaccine for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Read More »

GSK seeks approval to administer flu vaccine to children 6 months and older

Officials at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) recently submitted the paperwork for a supplement Biologics License Application for the Flulaval Quadrivalent influenza vaccine to the Food and Drug Administration. Read More »

Eastern European HIV and TB patients suffer higher mortality risks

People who have HIV and tuberculosis (TB) infections while residing in Eastern Europe have a higher chance of death than similar patients living in Latin America and Western Europe. Read More »

Kansas confirms first four influenza cases for 2015-16 season

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment recently confirmed its first four influenza cases for the 2015-16 influenza season. Read More »

Uganda sends health teams to fight malaria

Uganda's Ministry of Health recently sent 374 health workers to the nation's northern area to fight an ongoing malaria epidemic. Read More »

Copenhagen scientists discover new details about HIV's spread

New research from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark shows that innate lymphoid cells (ILC) may have an important part in better understanding how HIV spreads through the body. Read More »

Iraq launches inactivated polio vaccine for infants

Now that Iraq has added the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) to its national immunization program, children throughout the nation will receive vaccinations against six significant childhood diseases. Read More »

University of Minnesota study detects method to stop HIV’s spread

Researchers from the University of Minnesota have detected a new way to use RNA-based drug 5-aza-C to stop HIV infections from spreading throughout the body. Read More »

Adenosine deaminase may improve immune response against HIV

A recent study published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests that adenosine deaminase (ADA) can heighten the immune response against HIV by decreasing cellular action that inhibit defenses. Read More »

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