THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017

Rotary clubs in Egypt battle polio

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Gates Foundation awards grants for GCE initiative

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced a new round of winners on Wednesday for its Grand Challenges Explorations initiative, a program funding innovative ideas to tackle ongoing global health and development issues. Read More »

Dengue fever case confirmed in Suffolk County, New York

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ECDC develops communication toolkit on norovirus prevention for schools

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control announced on Wednesday that it developed a communication toolkit for schools to help prevent the spread of gastrointestinal diseases, such as norovirus. Read More »

Vaccination against rotavirus may prevent seizures

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EDUFLUVAC project receives $6.1 million from European Commission

The EDUFLUVAC project, a public-private partnership with the goal of developing a universal flu vaccine, announced on Friday that it received a $6.1 million grant from the European Commission. Read More »

Flu research may alter treatment approach

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Eisai joins international team to accelerate TB treatment development

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Study suggests China should stagger flu vaccine campaign

China should stagger its influenza vaccination plan to account for different flu patterns in three distinct regions, according to a recently published study in PLOS Medicine. Read More »

GAVI to support polio vaccination in world's poorest countries

The GAVI Alliance announced on Friday that it will start providing support for inactivated poliovirus vaccine as part of routine immunization programs in the world's 73 poorest nations. Read More »

Janssen Therapeutics receives approval for hepatitis C medication

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FDA approves first adjuvanted H5N1 vaccine

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Cases of MERS-CoV up to 160 cases worldwide

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Three local cases of malaria reported in Greece

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Greater Gift Initiative donates 25,000 vaccines to children

Greater Gift Initiative said on Monday that it has donated 25,000 vaccines to children in developing countries through the GAVI Alliance and Rotary International's End Polio Now campaign. Read More »

Ten organizations band together in fight against fake medicines

Ten international health organizations banded together on Tuesday to fight against the market of dangerous fake medicines and asked that the public and other organizations join the cause to stop the trade. Read More »

WHO issues new recommendations for adolescents with HIV

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GAVI Alliance to support yellow fever vaccination campaign in Nigeria

The GAVI Alliance announced on Tuesday that it would support Nigeria's first new national campaign against yellow fever in close to three decades. Read More »

New framework for neglected tropical diseases could help people in poverty

The Sabin Vaccine Institute published on Friday in PLOS NTDs a new concept and framework called "blue marble health" that emphasized the role of Group of 20 nations in eradicating neglected tropical diseases. Read More »

iPatientCare gains EHR certification from New York

iPatientCare, Inc., announced on Tuesday that its Electronic Health Record gained certification by the New York Immunization Information System, a subsidiary of the New York Department of Health. Read More »