THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017

WHO issues Sudan yellow fever outbreak update

The World Health Organization issued a Global Alert and Response on Tuesday after Sudan's Federal Ministry of Health informed the organization of a yellow fever outbreak in 23 localities in Greater Darfur. Read More »

Global Fund makes major personnel, policy changes

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FDA panel recommends H5N1 vaccine

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recently voted unanimously in support of accepting an H5N1 influenza vaccine as safe and effective. Read More »

House holds contentious hearing with FDA commissioner

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Ugandan Ebola outbreak kills two near capital

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CDC releases West Nile update for November 14

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First outbreak in 15 years of H7 strain bird flu hits Australian poultry farm

Australia recently reported its first case in 15 years of a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza. Read More »

Senate holds fungal meningitis hearing

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Allied Healthcare Group reports successful trial results for HPV vaccine

Allied Healthcare Group, an Australian biomedical company, announced the successful results on Thursday of the initial study of its novel human papillomavirus vaccine. Read More »

Hepatitis B vaccination campaign for newborns shows promise

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Research suggests cultural sensitivity needed to increase HPV vaccination

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Protesters interrupt TB conference in Malaysia

A crowd of tuberculosis advocates recently marched through the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center during the opening of the 43rd Union World Conference on Lung Health. Read More »

More than 1,000 cases of pertussis reported in Colorado

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MenAfriVac first vaccine to be approved for travel outside cold chain

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Majority of African deaths due to communicable diseases

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Researchers to open new malaria center in Georgia

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British Columbia nurses fight mandatory flu immunization

Nurses in British Columbia and a U.K.-based non-profit scientific group launched a formal grievance on Wednesday against a policy that makes flu shots mandatory for provincial health care employees. Read More »

U.K. selects GSK rotavirus vaccine for immunization program

The government of the United Kingdom chose GlaxoSmithKline's Rotarix vaccine for the nation's first routine rotavirus immunization program for infants and children to protect against the most common cause of severe vomiting and diarrhea. Read More »

Scientists discover how Salmonella defeats human cells

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Antibiotic resistance may increase outside of organisms

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