MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017

Novartis provides UCSB with meningitis vaccine

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Five children in California contract polio-like illness

Researchers identified a mysterious, polio-like syndrome in a cluster of California children over a one-year period, the American Academy of Neurology said on Sunday. Read More »

California health director confirms 278 influenza deaths

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WHO supports Egypt during severe influenza outbreak

The World Health Organization recently announced the conclusion of a mission to support the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population's response to a severe influenza outbreak in Egypt. Read More »

New mechanism could result in treatment for hepatitis B

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Scientists discover important protein in malaria reproduction

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British Columbia Centre for Excellence and SAP roll out new technology

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Pfizer announces successful CAPiTA trial of Prevenar 13

Pfizer, Inc., announced on Monday that its Community-Acquired Pneumonia Immunization Trial in Adults, the largest double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled clinical trial of vaccine efficiency ever conducted with adults, successfully achieved its primary and secondary clinical goals. Read More »

Researchers trace origins of malaria parasite

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Australia commits $16.3 million to fight against malaria

The government of Australia committed $16.3 million to a new fund that will battle malaria in the Asia-Pacific region, the Asian Development Bank recently announced. Read More »

BioCryst's peramivir new drug application accepted by FDA

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced on Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted its new drug application for intravenous influenza treatment peramivir for review. Read More »

CHP notified of four novel cases of avian influenza A H7N9

The Centre for Health Protection of the Hong Kong Department of Health announced on Monday it was notified of four novel human cases of avian influenza A H7N9, bringing the total number of cases to 361 in the Mainland. Read More »

BiondVax meets with BARDA about universal flu vaccine

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., announced on Wednesday that recently met with Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority officials to discuss the company's universal flu vaccine candidate. Read More »

NIH expands scope of HIV research funding opportunity

The National Institutes of Health announced on Tuesday that it expanded the scientific scope of an HIV-cure related funding announcement to allow for a wider range of approaches and studies. Read More »

Novartis' Meningococcal B vaccine Bexsero approved for use in Canada

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada, Inc., announced on Wednesday that its multicomponent meningococcal B vaccine Bexsero is now available in Canada. Read More »

Study discovers mutation responsible for mosquito insecticide resistance

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ECDC issues risk assessment for avian flu in China

The ECDC issued a risk assessment on Wednesday summarizing the latest information about human infections with avian influenza A viruses in China. Read More »

MMR vaccine connected to lower rate of hospital admissions

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Research shows self-administered flu vaccine may be feasible

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Study finds risk of MTCT of HIV increases during pregnancy and postpartum

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