SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2017

Hong Kong's CHP monitoring four additional avian flu cases in China

The Hong Kong Department of Health's Centre for Health Protection said on Monday that it is closely monitoring four additional human cases of avian influenza A H7N9 reported by Chinese health authorities. Read More »

ACIP issues 2014 changes for immunization schedules

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently issued its recommendations for immunizing individuals through the age of 18, according to the CDC. Read More »

Researchers uncover path of avian flu infection in Egypt

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WHO announces novel human case of MERS-CoV infection

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Gilead submits NDA for hepatitis C treatment

Gilead Sciences, Inc., a Foster City, California-based biopharmaceutical company, announced on Monday that it submitted a new drug application for a combination treatment for patients with chronic genotype I hepatitis C. Read More »

Regulation of cholesterol essential for hantavirus infection

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New York health department confirms case of measles

The New York State Department of Health confirmed on Monday that a University of Rochester student treated at Strong Memorial Hospital had measles. Read More »

New study discovers how Gram-negative bacterial infections cause random symptoms

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Rwanda, Global Fund team up on new financing mechanism

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the government of Rwanda are leading a new health financing approach that could help the fight against HIV, the Global Fund said on Monday. Read More »

Signature immune response predicts poor flu outcome

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Mississippi health officials report first West Nile virus human case of 2014

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Study finds DNA coding can affect ability to fight Hepatitis C

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Louisiana reports two new flu-related pediatric deaths

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Delaware investigating whooping cough cluster in Kent County

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Study examines legislative challenges to school immunization mandates

Research findings from Emory University showed 36 bills introduced in 18 states from 2009-2012 sought to modify school immunization mandates, according to a study published in JAMA. Read More »

Sedia receives NIAID grant for Phase II research of HIV assay

The Sedia Biosciences Corporation of Portland, Oregon, announced on Wednesday that it was awarded a grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for Phase II research of its investigational HIV detection assay. Read More »

New technology may prevent Lyme disease transmission

Researchers developed a new technology that may reduce the level of tick infection of Borrelia burgdorferi, the cause of Lyme disease, according to a study published on Wednesday in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. Read More »

UNICEF helps Guinea vaccinate children against measles

UNICEF and the government of Guinea are collaborating in an emergency measles vaccination campaign with the goal of vaccinating more than 1.7 million children against the disease, UNICEF said on Tuesday. Read More »

New public-private alliance to strengthen TB labs in Indonesia

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CHP investigates imported human case of avian influenza infection

The Centre for Health Protection of the Hong Kong Department of Health announced on Wednesday that it is investigating a novel imported human case of avian influenza A H7N9 concerning a 65-year-old man. Read More »