SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017

ECDC: Seasonal influenza vaccines must be improved

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Hong Kong Scientific Committee recommends H5N1 vaccines for some lab workers

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WHO issues human-animal influenza summary and assessment

The World Health Organization recently released a summary and assessment of its most recent data regarding influenza at the human-animal interface. Read More »

Nepalese must be screened for U.K. visas starting in 2013

The U.K. Border Agency recently announced that it will begin tuberculosis testing in Nepal as part of its visa application process. Read More »

GAVI and Vodafone join to increase vaccine uptake

The GAVI Alliance and mobile group Vodafone announced a partnership last week to increase childhood vaccination levels in sub-Saharan Africa using mobile technology. Read More »

Yellow fever outbreak in Sudan is worst in 20 years

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CDC releases report on HIV infections

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 47,500 Americans were newly infected with HIV in 2010. Read More »

Engel calls for support against TB

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CDC issues update on fungal meningitis outbreak

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an update on Thursday about the fungal meningitis outbreak related to a contaminated steroid that caused 39 deaths since early October. Read More »

Kerala village has highest number of hepatitis B cases in India

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WHO head warns of future rising tide of new diseases

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Intercell's vaccine against Japanese Encephalitis receive positive opinion from CHMP

Vaccine developer Intercell AG recently announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency has released a positive opinion for the use of the vaccine IXIARO in children. Read More »

Nuron Biotech raises $80 million for vaccine products

Nuron Biotech, Inc., an Exton, Pennsylvania-based vaccines company, announced on Thursday that it has secured $80 million in financing from new investor HealthCare Royalty Partners II, LP. Read More »

Scientists discover multiple avian influenza strains in Chinese swine

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More polio workers killed in Pakistan

Three more polio workers were murdered in northwest Pakistan by unidentified assailants, bringing the total killed to nine in less than a week. Read More »

India receives WHO clearance, projects vaccine export boost

India's national regulatory agency, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization, recently received clearance from the World Health Organization, which could boost the country's private vaccine manufacturing pharmaceutical companies. Read More »

MenAfriVac vaccination results remain steady in Burkina Faso

A study conducted in Burkina Faso in December 2011, one year after the introduction of MenAfriVac, found that estimates of vaccination coverage did not differ significantly from estimates of coverage during the 2010 campaign. Read More »

CDC reports national shortage of important TB medication

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Doctor passes hepatitis B to at least two patients

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Tainted pharmacy files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The Massachusetts-based pharmacy implicated in a deadly outbreak of meningitis across the United States recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Read More »