THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

Study shows aerial mosquito spraying results in no public health risks

A research team from the University of California at Davis recently determined that there was no increase in specific diagnoses connected with pesticide exposure during and immediately after aerial mosquito spraying in 2005. Read More »

U.N. says record number of HIV-infected individuals access antiretroviral treatment

Close to 10 million people living with HIV accessed antiretroviral treatment in 2012, marking the most dramatic increase from one year to another ever, the U.N. said on Saturday. Read More »

GAVI announces $700 million bond issue to fund child immunization

The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization Alliance announced on Tuesday that millions of the poorest children from around the world might benefit from a $700 million bond issue. Read More »

WHO releases new HIV treatment guidelines

New HIV guidelines released by the World Health Organization recommend earlier antiretroviral therapy for more demographics, which may bring to fruition the organization's goal for an HIV-free generation. Read More »

Drug-resistant bacteria found in workers at industrial farms

Drug-resistant bacteria associated with livestock were found in the noses of North Carolina industrial livestock workers, but not in workers handling antibiotic-free livestock, according to a study published on Tuesday in PLOS ONE. Read More »

Global Fund praises new HIV guidelines released by WHO

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria expressed its support on Monday for new World Health Organization guidelines that could speed up efforts to end HIV as a public health threat. Read More »

Novavax announces positive results in RSV vaccine trial

Novavax, Inc., announced on Tuesday that it has seen positive results in Phase I clinical trials for its RSV vaccine. Read More »

New research shows promise towards development of adenovirus vaccine

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have found two compounds, out of a national database of 140,000, that show promise for the development of a vaccine against human adenovirus. Read More »

Investment into HIV prevention research could speed up breakthroughs

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TB patients in China often delay seeing a doctor for more than two weeks

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Study shows progress of H7N9 in human respiratory system

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Study finds new way to quickly detect red blood cell pathogens

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HHS issues grants to improve preparedness

The Department of Health and Human Services awarded more than $916 million to improve health outcomes for public health threats throughout the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Wednesday. Read More »

Colorado reports first human case of West Nile virus

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New regulatory map may show how to defeat Tuberculosis

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Using two-dimensional barcodes for vaccine products will save $300 million

A new study conducted by researchers at RTI International and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention found that using two-dimensional barcodes on vaccine products would save more than $300 million by 2023. Read More »

Indiana health department reports 12 swine flu cases

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WHO sends mission to Israel after detection of wild poliovirus

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Research shows communication between bacteria

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New discovery made in fight against the influenza virus

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