Novavax appoints new senior vice president of commercial operations

Novavax, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced on Monday that it appointed John Trizzino to the position of senior vice president of commercial operations. Read More »

New York investigates measles outbreak in Manhattan, Bronx

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced on Friday that it identified 16 cases of measles in northern Manhattan and the Bronx, including nine pediatric cases. Read More »

Seattle BioMed receives $9.8 million grant for HIV vaccine

Seattle BioMed, an independent, non-profit organization, announced on Tuesday that it received a $9.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop an HIV vaccine. Read More »

Known drug may prevent brain damage from cerebral malaria

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Global warming may increase malaria incidence

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Vaccine campaigns continue to miss 22 million children

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Childhood immunizations save thousands of lives, billions of dollars

The childhood immunization schedule will prevent 42,000 early deaths, 20 million disease cases and save $13.5 billion in direct costs in a single cohort, according to a study recently published in Pediatrics. Read More »

Obama administration proposes record $200 million to GAVI Alliance

The GAVI Alliance announced on Tuesday that the Obama administration requested a record $200 million in its fiscal year 2015 budget to support GAVI in protecting people's health and saving children's lives. Read More »

ABL picked by Profectus to evaluate HIV vaccine candidate

ABL, Inc., a biomedical contract research organization, announced on Tuesday that it was selected by Profectus Biosciences, Inc., to evaluate multiple delivery regimens of an HIV vaccine candidate. Read More »

Louisiana confirms fifth pediatric flu death

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals confirmed its fifth pediatric flu death of the season last week in a weekly report to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More »