THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017

U.K. awards $1.57 million to IAVI annually for five years

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative announced on Wednesday that the United Kingdom's Department for International Development renewed a grant to IAVI worth $1.57 million annually for the next five years. Read More »

Novartis starts shipping seasonal flu vaccines to U.S.

Novartis, a Basel, Switzerland-based healthcare company, announced on Wednesday that it started shipping its seasonal influenza vaccines to U.S. customers for the 2013-2014 season. Read More »

Scientists discover new secrets about TB

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Egyptian Tomb Bat found to be a perfect match for MERS viral origin

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Cyclosporiasis outbreak up to 610 cases

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Philippines DOH begins high school vaccination program

The Philippines Department of Health is bringing a school-based adolescent vaccination program for public high school students in some cities to eliminate the emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases, the DOH said on Wednesday. Read More »

U.S. warns citizens of cholera outbreak in Cuba

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Co-Diagnostics HBDC signs agreement to lower PCR testing prices

Mentors International and Co-Diagnostics HBDC recently signed an agreement to lower test prices on real-time PCR in underdeveloped countries beginning with tuberculosis. Read More »

FDA approves marketing for system that tests yeasts and bacteria

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Wednesday that it will allow U.S. marketing of the first mass spectrometer system that automatically identifies illness-causing bacteria and yeasts. Read More »

West Nile fever detected in two newly affected Italian provinces

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CDC makes miltefosine more widely available

The CDC announced on Friday that it has an expanded access investigational new drug protocol with the Food and Drug Administration that will allow easier CDC access to the free-living amebae drug miltefosine. Read More »

Government of Uganda launches initiative to eradicate sleeping sickness

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Fecal microbiota transplantation could treat multiple diseases

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Scientists learn how SARS virus takes over cells

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Dangerous Cry4B toxin found to be mediated by BT-R3

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Sanofi Pasteur announces Fluzone High-Dose vaccine effective for elderly

Sanofi Pasteur announced on Monday that a study found its Fluzone High-Dose influenza vaccine effectively fought influenza in people 65 years of age and older. Read More »

WHO hand washing strategy feasible for healthcare workers

The World Health Organization's strategy for improving hand hygiene is easy for healthcare workers to practice, according to a study published on Friday in Lancet Infectious Diseases. Read More »

Minnesota healthcare facilities recognized for flu vaccination efforts

Multiple Minnesota hospitals and nursing homes were recognized on Wednesday for reaching influenza vaccination rates of at least 70 percent, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. Read More »

New pentavalent vaccine launches in Indonesia

The Indonesian Ministry of Health announced on Saturday that it will be introducing a new pentavalent vaccine produced by Bio Farma. Read More »

Oklahoma Department of Health urges public receive measles vaccination

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