THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016

HPV vaccinations approved in Calgary Catholic School District

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HIV/AIDS cases on the rise in China

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Highly-sensitive malaria diagnostic developed

Researchers in Denmark recently developed a sensitive new method to diagnose malarial infection from a single drop of blood or saliva. Read More »

U.N., Stop TB Partnership begin HIV/TB push

The United Nations recently began a new push to reduce the number of HIV-related tuberculosis deaths in Africa and India. Read More »

HIV treatment reduces malaria recurrence risk in children

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Montejo: Lack of understanding is major barrier to vaccination

Leigh Montejo, a National Public Health Service Corps scholar, said in a Thursday editorial that a lack of education and understanding of vaccination is a major barrier that must be overcome in public health. Read More »

WHO reports additional coronavirus case in Middle East

The World Health Organization recently confirmed that a third case of novel coronavirus has been diagnosed in a family cluster of infections, bringing the total number to seven globally. Read More »

Tdap vaccine declared safe for adults over 65

A new study shows that the whooping cough vaccine is safe for adults over the age of 65. Read More »

CDC reports significant rise in flu activity

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a substantial rise in flu activity in the U.S. last week, reaching the national baseline at the earliest point in the season since 2003-2004. Read More »

Online tool creates immunization schedules for missed childhood vaccinations

Researchers with the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are working on an online tool that gives parents and healthcare providers a schedule for missed childhood vaccinations. Read More »

DARPA studying pollen grains as vaccine delivery system

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is funding the development of technology to package oral vaccines for delivery using pollen. Read More »

Immunization rates among Washington state teens worry health officials

While immunization rates among teenagers in Washington state improved for some vaccines, the rates stayed consistent and dropped for others, according to a recently released report. Read More »

Polio outbreak hits Pakistan province

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Scientists develop flu-forecasting model

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Pediatric vaccines market to grow into 2015

A new estimate places the approximate value of the global pediatric vaccine market above $23 billion in 2015. Read More »

CDC launches National Influenza Vaccination Week

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Low-level malaria carriers are the source of 20-50 percent of transmissions

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Death toll in Darfur yellow fever outbreak climbs to 164

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FDA approves new seasonal influenza vaccine

Novartis recently received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for Flucevax, a seasonal influenza vaccine manufactured using cell-culture technology. Read More »

CDC and FDA advisory announces newly found contamination in NECC products

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued a statement through the Health Alert Network announcing that additional microbial contamination has been found in products from the pharmacy at the center of a fungal meningitis outbreak. Read More »