WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Replikins releases data on ebola gene structure

Synthetic vaccine developer Replikins, Ltd., released new data on Thursday showing changes in the gene structure of the ebola virus. Read More »

Researchers uncover artemisinin-based therapy to combat drug-resistant malaria

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Pentavalent vaccine now available in 73 countries

The GAVI Alliance announced on Wednesday that the five-in-one pentavalent vaccine is now available in 73 countries. Read More »

New drug from Novartis could help address artemisinin resistance in malaria

New developments published by Novartis on Wednesday showed a new drug called cipargamin could serve as an alternate treatment for malaria. Read More »

Thousands of cholera cases reported in South Sudan

Doctors Without Borders announced on Wednesday that it treated 904 patients in South Sudan for cholera since July. Read More »

KSU researcher uses new sequencing method to identify unreported pathogen

A researcher from Kansas State University (KSU) recently published an article on the discovery of porcine enterovirus G, which was previously only found in Europe and Asia, in the U.S., using new methods to identify pathogens. Read More »

Carole Presern named head of new Global Fund office

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UW researchers develop new HIV topical preventative for women

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Chan announces launch of $100 million Ebola response plan to prevent spread of virus

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Studies validate use of TRU-D disinfection system

A recent article in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology outlined prevention strategies, including monitoring and disinfection routines to combat hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Read More »

Global Fund's Marmora appointed executive director of UNITAID's HIV/AIDS efforts

Lelio Marmora, the former head of grant management in Africa and the Middle East for the Global Fund, was recently appointed to serve as executive director of UNITAID, which seeks to improve HIV/AIDS testing and diagnostics. Read More »

New partnership seeks to raise malaria awareness

Malaria No More (MNM) recently entered into a partnership with the Asia-Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to combat malaria in Asia. Read More »

WHO re-assesses spread of wild poliovirus as designated international threat

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Six new West Nile cases confirmed in Louisiana

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New vaccine against C. difficile infection shows promise in initial studies

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Wyoming Department of Health urges gonorrhea prevention

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) reminded residents on Friday that in light of an increased number of gonorrhea cases this year, preventing the spread of the disease is important. Read More »

GSK's RTS,S malaria vaccine halves infection rate for up to 18 months

A new malaria vaccine under development by GlaxoSmithKline was recently shown to protect babies as young as five months old from malaria for up to 18 months after vaccination. Read More »

EPA approves new protocols regarding misting disinfectants

Antimicrobrial testing services company ATS Labs announced on Monday that the Environmental Protection Agency approved new protocols to allow antimicrobrial product developers to register sanitizer and disinfection products intended for misting or fogging applications. Read More »

Medizone's AsepticSure sterilization technology effective against adenovirus, MERS coronavirus

Medizone International, the developer of the AsepticSure hospital sterilization system, announced that the sterilization technology has proven 100 percent effective in destroying the adenovirus and MERS coronavirus. Read More »

Study finds artemisinin-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia

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