MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017

Pennsylvania warns residents to take precautions against West Nile virus

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U.N. delivers aid to displaced Syrians

The U.N. Refugee Agency said on Friday it delivered vital aid to 5,000 displaced Syrians after the area was inaccessible for three months. Read More »

Scientists find new compond that can kill drug resistant TB

An international team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University announced on Monday they have found a new anti-TB compound. Read More »

LabCorp announces new viral load assay for Hepatitis C approved and available

The Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings announced on June 13 that its COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HCV Test v2.0 quantitative viral load assay for Hepatitis C virus was approved and is now available. Read More »

OIC countries consider self-reliance in vaccine production

The Organization of Islamic Conference member countries are considering an attempt to become self-reliant in vaccine production, Indonesian vaccine supplier PT Bio Farma announced on Monday. Read More »

Scientists solve three-dimensional structure of RSV

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Scientists discover new method to fight tuberculosis

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Measles epidemic in Syria shines light on urgent need for humanitarian aid

A measles epidemic is running rampant in northern Syria with 7,000 cases reported, which Médecins Sans Frontières argued is a consequence of the the civil war and the need for humanitarian aid. Read More »

Researchers show rotavirus vaccine effective among African newborns

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ECDC updates guidance on MERS-CoV

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control issued an update on Tuesday on the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, a virus that infected 64 people and killed 38 through Monday. Read More »

Malaria No More presents awards for fighting malaria

Malaria No More announced on Wednesday the recipients for its annual award for distinguished service in the fight against malaria. Read More »

The Global Fund appoints Martin O'Malley as inspector general

The board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced on Tuesday that it apponted Martin O'Malley as inspector general after reviewing more than 100 candidates. Read More »

HPV vaccine effective at reducing infection rates among teen girls

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Kerry: U.S. will continue to work toward AIDS-free generation

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Speech shows global surge in GAVI supported vaccines

In a speech to the U.S. Agency for International Development on Wednesday, GAVI Alliance CEO Dr. Seth Berkley highlighted this year's global acceleration in the delivery of life-saving vaccines to developing countries. Read More »

$100 million bipartisan flu vaccine tax bill approved

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UNAIDS celebrates the 10-year anniversary of PEPFAR

Since 2003, The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief demonstrated global solidarity and shared responsibility through a commitment to the world's most vulnerable, the Joint U.N. Programme on HIV/AIDS said on Tuesday. Read More »

Poorest children in world twice as likely to contract malaria

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The Global Fund approves new grants as part of new funding model

The board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria approved grants on Thursday for the first applicants that will participate in a new funding model. Read More »

HHS announces new guidelines for organ transplants

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released new guidelines on Tuesday that should reduce the risk of disease contraction during organ transplantation. Read More »