MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017

First cell-based influenza vaccine plant dedicated

The first cell-based influenza vaccine plant was recently dedicated in Holly Springs, North Carolina. Read More »

Malaria deaths dropped over the last six years, report reveals

Due to multiple factors like insecticide-treated nets, the use of artemisinin-based combination therapies and an overall downward revision of childhood mortality, the number of malaria deaths dropped between 2004 and 2010. Read More »

Malaria deaths dropped over the last six years, report reveals

Due to multiple factors like insecticide-treated nets, the use of artemisinin-based combination therapies and an overall downward revision of childhood mortality, the number of malaria deaths dropped between 2004 and 2010. Read More »

China measles incidence drops to record low

According to Deng Haihua, a Health Ministry spokesman, China has made major progress in measles prevention as the incidence rate for measles has dropped to a record low in the past 11 months. Read More »

Malaria deaths dropped over the last six years, report reveals

Due to multiple factors like insecticide-treated nets, the use of artemisinin-based combination therapies and an overall downward revision of childhood mortality, the number of malaria deaths dropped between 2004 and 2010. Read More »

Malaria deaths dropped over the last six years, report reveals

Due to multiple factors like insecticide-treated nets, the use of artemisinin-based combination therapies and an overall downward revision of childhood mortality, the number of malaria deaths dropped between 2004 and 2010. Read More »

China measles incidence drops to record low

According to Deng Haihua, a Health Ministry spokesman, China has made major progress in measles prevention as the incidence rate for measles has dropped to a record low in the past 11 months. Read More »

New partnership formed to fight TB

Academics from the University of Birmingham School of Biosciences in the United Kingdom and peers from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore have formed a partnership to fight tuberculosis. Read More »

Statins may decrease chances of influenza-related death

According to a study published on Wednesday in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, patients hospitalized with severe cases of influenza reduced their risk of dying in half by taking statins. Read More »

Mandatory flu shots for healthcare workers doubles vaccination rates

Researchers recently found that mandating influenza vaccinations for healthcare workers more than doubled vaccination rates. Read More »

WHO misses malaria goal

The World Health Organization recently announced that it missed its goal of cutting the incidence of worldwide malaria cases in half by 2010. Read More »

Emergency plans for major U.S. cities analyzed

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Study explains why some TB cases are more resistant

A new study by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health helps to explain why some tuberculosis cases are more resistant to treatment with antibiotics. Read More »

Seventy-percent of India at risk for malaria

The number of malaria cases reported in India continues to drop overall, but the World Health Organization reports that 70 percent of the country remains at high risk of infection. Read More »

Cell-based vaccine plant approved for flu vaccine production

Federal officials have approved Novartis' Holly Spring, N.C.-based vaccine plant for the production of flu vaccines in the event of an influenza outbreak. Read More »

Illinois students required to get whooping cough vaccine

A new regulation in the state of Illinois will require that all middle and high school students be immunized against whooping cough by late next year due to increased cases of the highly contagious disease. Read More »

Illinois students required to get whooping cough vaccine

A new regulation in the state of Illinois will require that all middle and high school students be immunized against whooping cough by late next year due to increased cases of the highly contagious disease. Read More »

TB outbreak strikes Thailand

An outbreak of tuberculosis that has hospitalized nearly 60 Burmese workers in Phuket, Thailand, has prompted immigration officials to call for a more integrated approach to tracking migrant labor. Read More »

TB outbreak strikes Thailand

An outbreak of tuberculosis that has hospitalized nearly 60 Burmese workers in Phuket, Thailand, has prompted immigration officials to call for a more integrated approach to tracking migrant labor. Read More »

Link between malaria, salmonella found

British researchers recently explained why malaria patients are often at risk of developing fatal bacterial infections, particularly salmonella. Read More »