Notification requirement for TB lags in India

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Johns Hopkins receives grant to study oral cholera vaccine

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Superspreaders found to be major contributors to pandemics

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Scientists study occurrence of canine influenza in China

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Researchers develop vaccine scheduler for parents and healthcare providers

Scientists at Georgia Tech University recently collaborated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to create the Catch-Up Immunization Schedule, a tool that creates a personalized vaccine schedule. Read More »

Study finds regression of cirrhosis with DF treatment for chronic HBV infection

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Cuba approves drug treatment for lung cancer

Public health officials in Cuba recently announced that they have approved a new vaccine for use against lung cancer. Read More »

FDA authorizes use of new class of TB drug, first in 40 years

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis that relies on a different mechanism of action than conventional medications. Read More »

Measles outbreak in Sindh kills 210 children

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WellPoint urges flu vaccinations for seniors

WellPoint, Inc., the largest managed healthcare company of Blue Cross and Blue Shield, recently urged senior citizens to be vaccinated against influenza and pneumonia. Read More »

Pakistan dealing with 400,000 cases of TB annually

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FDA approves botanical prescription drug for antiretroviral patients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the drug Fulyzaq, or crofelemer, to help HIV/AIDS patients relieve diarrhea caused by antiretroviral therapy. Read More »

Fiscal cliff deal avoids budget cuts with food safety implications

A deal cleared by Congress late on Tuesday delays automatic budget cuts to food safety, biosecurity and public health-related agencies like the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control. Read More »

Ontario hospital to require flu shots or masks for staff

Hospitals in London, Ontario announced that next week they will require staff, doctors and visitors to get flu shots or wear masks when they are in a ward with a hospital-acquired influenza case. Read More »

Possible corruption found in Sweden's decision to purchase HPV vaccine

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Norovirus cases spike in Great Britain

The U.K. Health Protection Agency recently confirmed a 72 percent increase in norovirus cases in comparison to last year. Read More »

Polio eradication initiative releases 2012 polio report

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FDA approves Tamiflu in children younger than one year

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced the expansion of the approved use of Tamiflu to treat children under the age of one and as young as two weeks old. Read More »

NIAID seeks latent TB/HIV co-infection study proposals

The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases recently announced that it is accepting grant applications for research into the microbiology of latent tuberculosis infection with an added focus on HIV co-infection. Read More »

CDC continues to track compounding pharmacy-related illnesses

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is continuing to track the number of patients with illnesses relating to the use of contaminated products from a Massachusetts-based compounding pharmacy. Read More »