MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017

CDC urgers travelers to get immunizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging U.S. travelers going abroad to be properly immunized against measles. Read More »

Haiti turned down cholera vaccines, report says

Haiti refused an offer of tens of thousands of doses of cholera vaccine last year that could have potentially limited the spread of an epidemic that killed more than 5,500 people, according to the vaccine maker Read More »

New test can predict if flu antibodies will be produced by the body

Emory Vaccine Center researchers have developed a method that can predict whether or not someone will produce high levels of antibodies against a flu shot a few days after being vaccinated. Read More »

FDA approves triple vaccine for seniors

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline Read More »

Malaria vaccine that protects against all known strains set to be launched

A new malaria vaccine developed to protect against all known strains of the disease was recently launched by Australia Read More »

Measles outbreak in New Zealand grows

The Auckland Ministry of Health recently announced that New Zealand Read More »

Mechanism discovered that allows malaria to hide from pregnant mothers' immune systems

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark have discovered a camouflage mechanism used by malaria parasites to hide from the immune defenses of expectant mothers. Read More »

Mechanism discoverd that allows malaria to hide from pregnant mothers' immune systems

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark have discovered a camouflage mechanism used by malaria parasites to hide from the immune defenses of expectant mothers. Read More »

Microneedle H1N1 vaccine shown to protect better than standard vaccine

Researchers from Emory University and Georgia Tech University have found that a vaccine delivered to the skin using a microneedle patch offers better protection against the H1N1 influenza virus than a standard vaccine. Read More »

Sixty-four cases of measles reported in New Zealand

Health officials in New Zealand have confirmed 64 cases of measles in the Auckland region as of Wednesday with eight contacts in quarantine and five cases requiring hospitalization. Read More »

Study finds no link between flu vaccine and Guillain-Barre syndrome

A study published in the British Medical Journal has determined that vaccines used in the 2009 "swine flu" pandemic led to no perceptible rise in the neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome. Read More »

TB patient in New Mexico disappears from hospital

A tuberculosis patient who was ordered by the court to get treatment has disappeared from an Albuquerque, New Mexico, hospital. Read More »

Cholera makes comeback in Haiti

Following weeks of heavy rains, the cholera outbreak that swept Haiti has returned. Read More »

Cholera makes comeback in Haiti

Following weeks of heavy rains, the cholera outbreak that swept Haiti has returned. Read More »

LED-FM provides faster, more efficient TB diagnosis

A technique known as LED-FM was recently proven to diagnose tuberculosis faster and more efficiently than other currently used methods. Read More »

Researchers working on handheld malaria detector

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has given researchers from the University of Exeter in Devon, England, approximately $1 million in funding to continue the development of a handheld device to detect malaria. Read More »

Cholera cases grow in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The United Nations has reported over 3,000 cases of cholera in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since March and 192 deaths since the disease was first reported there. Read More »

New approach found for customized flu strain therapies

University of California - Irvine researchers with assistance from the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego have found a new approach to customized therapies to resistant virulent flu strains. Read More »

Sabin Vaccine Institute adds new members to board of trustees

The Sabin Vaccine Institute recently announced the election of four new members to its board of trustees. Read More »

WHO says flu vaccine production to double by 2015

The World Health Organization recently announced that it expects global annual production of the seasonal influenza vaccine to double by 2015. Read More »