SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017

Australia commits $75.5 million to end polio

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NIH funds $18.13 million study on Ebola, West Nile and flu viruses

The U.S. National Institutes of Health will fund an $18.13 million study related to the lethal qualities of viruses such as Ebola, West Nile and influenza, the University of Wisconsin-Madison announced on Thursday. Read More »

More than 200,000 MMR vaccines ordered by U.K. doctors

More than 95 percent of U.K. general practitioner offices have ordered additional MMR vaccines, which will require a total of more than 200,000 MMR vaccines to keep up supplies for the national catch-up program. Read More »

Angola rolls out pneumococcal vaccination program for children

Angola celebrated June 3 as it officially began its pneumococcal vaccination program for children under five years old, as part of the GAVI Alliance's vision to see developing nations gain access to the vaccine. Read More »

Valneva SE sells CMO in France to Indian biopharmaceutical company

Valneva SE, a European biotechnology company, announced on Friday that it signed a binding term sheet to sell its clinical manufacturing operations in Nantes, France, to Biological E, an Indian biopharmaceutical company. Read More »

New bird flu studies could help surveillance and vaccine strategies

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Public Health England continues to monitor MERS-CoV threat

Public Health England announced on Friday that it is continuing to keep high levels of surveillance on the MERS-CoV threat and will relay any new information or advice on the deadly disease. Read More »

New technology will merge state and private EMR systems

Scientific Technologies Corporation announced on Friday the release of ImmsLink 3.4, which enables state immunization information systems and physicians' Electronic Medical Record systems to merge. Read More »

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: California must reconsider its insurance standard benefit design

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UNAIDS praises WHO pre-qualification of device to prevent HIV transmission

The Joint U.N. program on HIV/AIDS welcomed a recent announcement by the World Health Organization on Friday that pre-qualified a non-surgical device for the purpose of adult male circumcision for HIV prevention. Read More »

NBLCA supports proposed New York state legislation to expand hepatitis C testing

The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc., announced on Monday that it is advocating for the passage of New York state legislation that would expand access to testing for hepatitis C. Read More »

NanoViricides submits DengueCide for orphan drug status

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New figures appointed to U.N. Special Envoys and MDG Health Alliance

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Sanofi Pasteur announces FDA approval of four-strain flu vaccine

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of integrated healthcare company Sanofi, announced on Monday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an application for licensure for the company's four-strain influenza vaccine. Read More »

EU teams up with Gates Foundation to battle poverty-related diseases

The European Union and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged on Monday to team up to battle tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, malaria and other poverty-related diseases. Read More »

New case of Hepatitis C reported at New Hampshire's Exeter Hospital

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Dynavax Technologies has conference call with FDA on HEPLISAV vaccine

Dynavax Technologies Corporation reported on Monday it recently had a conference call with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding its Biologic License Application for HEPLISAV, an investigational hepatitis B vaccine for adults. Read More »

Researches find similar protein sets across numerous viruses

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Scientists complete analysis of duck genome, further influenza research

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DREF reports Ebola outbreak in Uganda

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