FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016

Hong Kong follows up on confirmed human H9N2 influenza case

An 86-year-old man tested positive for influenza A H9N2, a strain of avian flu, and is currently in stable condition, Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection said on Monday. Read More »

Hong Kong investigates case of severe pediatric influenza B

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Pertussis vaccine available at Camp Pendleton hospital and health clinics

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Gladstone Institute researchers provide insight in fight against HIV/AIDS

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Four new cases of MERS-CoV reported in Saudi Arabia

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BioCryst receives additional NIAID funding to develop Marburg treatment

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a North Carolina-based drug developer, announced on Monday that it will receive an additional $2.5 million to advance the development of a treatment for Marburg virus disease. Read More »

Nigerian businessman donates $1 million to polio eradication

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ND DOH reports investigation of Hepatitis C outbreak inconclusive

The North Dakota Department of Health recently announced that the preliminary findings of its investigation of a Hepatitis C outbreak in Minot are currently inconclusive. Read More »

Mississippi reports first pediatric flu death of season

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported its first pediatric influenza death for the 2013-2014 season on Monday in a child with chronic underlying health conditions. Read More »

Micro Imaging Technology adds staph bacteria to catalog of identifiers

Micro Imaging Technology, Inc., said on Monday that its MIT 1000 System is now able to identify Staphylococcus, which is one of the five most common infections after injury or surgery and can lead to serious complications. Read More »

UMF says multimodal intervention should be top priority in 2014

UMF Corporation, a Chicago area-based antimicrobial product development company, said on Tuesday that multimodal intervention, a comprehensive approach to infection control, should be a top healthcare priority in 2014. Read More »

Police and students work to build support for polio eradication in Pakistan

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Quidel gains FDA approval for Group B Strep assay

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Bioradar warns Swine Flu pandemic will hit in 2014

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Alabama Department of Public Health announces high H1N1 activity

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Scientists reveal new insights about the common cold virus

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Colorado experiencing alarming prevalence of influenza infections

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced on Tuesday that the prevalence of influenza infections this year is alarming and is asking the public to get vaccinated against the virus now. Read More »

New substance combats multi-resistant bacteria

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CHP announces six new MERS cases

The Hong Kong Department of Health's Centre for Health Protection announced on Wednesday six additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in the Middle East and is closely monitoring the progress of the disease. Read More »

Rotavirus vaccination may also protect children against seizures

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