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Research standards for HOPE Act released

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently published the research safeguards and criteria that are part of the HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act. Read More »

Injectable polio vaccine available for infants in India

ShanIPV, an inactivated, injectable polio vaccine (IPV), will soon be accessible for infants in India. Read More »

Scientists find relations in liver cells and malaria parasites

Center for Infectious Disease Research scientists have discovered an important link in the interactions involving malaria parasites and liver cells in the host. Read More »

New partnership to create vaccine for dengue virus

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) and Upstate Medical University in New York have partnered to create a vaccine that will protect people from dengue fever. Read More »

WHO, UNICEF promote polio vaccination campaign in Myanmar

The World Health Organization and UNICEF have offered their support to Myanmar’s Ministry of Health as it launches its polio vaccination campaign throughout 102 townships across the nation. Read More »

WHO issues new protocol to decrease new HIV cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that the world is drawing closer to eliminating the AIDS epidemic, but health care workers must more accurately treat current HIV infections and reduce new HIV infections. Read More »

Delaware researchers lead effort to eliminate HIV escape method

Scientists from six different universities have collaborated to eliminate the escape method that HIV infections use to evade treatments. The researchers, under the leadership of the University of Delaware, seek to interrupt a specific protein that lives inside the human cell. Read More »

NIH issues criteria for HIV-positive organ transplant research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued criteria last week on research on possible organ transplants between HIV-positive patients. Read More »

Phase 2 clinical trial of chikungunya vaccine opens to volunteers

A vaccine clinical trial to combat the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus is being sponsored by National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Read More »

National Windscreens calendar to provide symptom cards

National Windscreen calendars for 2016 will be including symptom cards for meningitis and septicaemia. Read More »

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