SUNDAY, AUGUST 20, 2017

Novartis receives corporate citizenship award from Malaria No More

Novartis, a Basel, Switzerland-based pharmaceutical company, recently announced it was honored with the Global Corporate Citizenship Award at the Malaria No More International Honors annual benefit. Read More »

GeoVax chief scientific officer invited to give lectureship at Texas A&M

GeoVax Labs, Inc., an Atlanta-based biotechnology company and vaccine developer, announced on Monday that its chief scientific officer recently presented a lectureship at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Read More »

Caltech researchers develop mobile HIV test

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Dengue researchers receive Australian Museum's Eureka Prize

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Request A Test offers TB blood test to alleviate shortage

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Drug-resistant HIV primarily transmitted by untreated carriers

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Fight against HIV/AIDS in Asia and Pacific far from over

The United Nations Children's Fund said on Tuesday that the rate of HIV/AIDS infection in children and teenagers in Asia-Pacific is not slowing down, and needs accelerated action to squelch the pandemic. Read More »

Princeton University responds to meningococcal outbreak

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GAVI Alliance board to consider new vaccine support

GAVI Alliance partners gathered in Cambodia this week for a meeting to determine which new vaccines will be added to its portfolio of support, the organization said on Tuesday. Read More »

Community mobilizers in Nigeria fight polio and malnutrition

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Emergent BioSolutions receives award for Lansing investments

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce honored Emergent BioSolutions on Thursday with a Regional Growth Award for its continued investment near Lansing. Read More »

Hong Kong CHP investigates death of three year old boy

The Centre for Health Protection of the Hong Kong Department of Health announced on Tuesday that it is investigating the death of a three-year-old boy from invasive pneumococcal infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. Read More »

Denmark experiences largest number of mumps cases since 1994

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Syria polio outbreak reaches 13 cases among children

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Gyft and Immunity Project partner for holidays to fund vaccination

Gyft and Immunity Project announced on Wednesday a new partnership to allow anyone purchasing a gift card to donate money in support of HIV/AIDS vaccine research. Read More »

Inovio announces successful clinical trial of MERS vaccine

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced on Wednesday that its SynCon DNA vaccine against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus was successful in producing a robust and sustained immune response. Read More »

South Korea increases contribution to Global Fund

South Korea doubled its contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria over the next three years, the Global Fund announced on Thursday. Read More »

Pakistan, Afghanistan face challenges in vaccinating children against polio

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Fatal case of pneumococcal infection under investigation in Hong Kong

The Centre for Health Protection of the Hong Kong Department of Health announced on Friday it is investigating a fatal case of invasive pneumococcal infection caused by Streptococcus pneumonia. Read More »

WHO launches polio and measles vaccine campaign in Philippines

The Philippine Department of Health and the World Health Organization announced on Friday the launch of a joint campaign to vaccinate children against measles and polio in response to the displacement caused by Typhoon Haiyan. Read More »