SUNDAY, AUGUST 20, 2017

NECC failed to report 2011 Colo. disciplinary action

Health officials in Tennessee allege that the New England Compounding Center failed to report a formal disciplinary action in Colorado more than a year prior to the current outbreak of fungal meningitis. Read More »

Sudan launches vaccination campaign against yellow fever

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Medicago H5N1 vaccine successful in preclinical study

Medicago, Inc., recently announced positive results from an independent preclinical study on the cross-protection effects of the company's H5N1 virus-like particle vaccine. Read More »

South African TB vaccine trials near completion

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FDA discusses REMS during webinar

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Brown: Doctors should share information about vaccinations

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Michigan hospital granted privileges to treat meningitis victims

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Novartis' meningitis B vaccine receives recommendation in Europe

A newly developed meningitis vaccine produced by Novartis was recently recommended for licensure by the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use. Read More »

New means for antibiotic resistance spread discovered

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WHO alters H5N1 reporting

The World Health Organization recently announced that it will begin reporting human cases of H5N1 avian influenza every month on its influenza webpage. Read More »

Cell-culture based flu vaccine receives FDA approval

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

Southwestern Nigeria cholera outbreak kills three

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Dengue fever infects more than 1,300 in Madeira, spreads in Europe

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Australian scientists worry over dropping levels of infant vaccinations

The anti-vaccination lobby in Australia is putting children's lives at risks by persuading parents to skip childhood vaccinations, according to several Australian scientists. Read More »

WHO praises world leaders' support for malaria plan

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Researchers discover critical immune system gene

Marc Pellegrini Read More »

Chinese researchers isolate IBV in chickens

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CDC study suggests agricultural fairs are a potential source for future epidemics

A new study conducted by scientists from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that a 2011 H3N2 influenza A outbreak in Pennsylvania was caused by a reassortment of a swine flu virus with H1N1 influenza A. Read More »

FDA's role in meningitis outbreak examined

The role of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in regulating compound pharmacies has recently come under scrutiny following the outbreak of fungal meningitis that sickened nearly 500 people around the country. Read More »

Foodborne illnesses becoming more difficult to detect

John Besser Read More »