THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

WHO calls for funding for health initiatives in South Sudan

The World Health Organization announced on Tuesday that the humanitarian situation in South Sudan is worsening and is calling for donor agencies to provide funding to health partners to maintain access to health care services. Read More »

Hong Kong notified of influenza A H9N2 case in China

Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection learned on Thursday about a human case of avian influenza A H9N2 that affected a boy in China's Hunan province. Read More »

WHO, partners begin measles campaign in CAR

The World Health Organization, UNICEF and Médecins Sans Frontières contributed to an emergency response immunization campaign to control a measles epidemic that began on Friday in Central African Republic. Read More »

Toys, books and cribs retain bacteria for long periods

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Congo scientists join the fight against malaria

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CDC issues update on meningococcal disease outbreak at UCSB

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced it is moving forward with an investigational new drug application to use a meningococcal vaccine to respond to a November outbreak in California. Read More »

Poll shows flu shots embraced by young adults, parents in Canada

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Shingles linked to increased risk of stroke in young adults

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Alaska waives administrative fee for influenza vaccine

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Astellas partners with ClearPath on RSV vaccine

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WHO learns of new MERS-CoV case in UAE

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Free flu shots available in Chicago area as cases increase across the U.S.

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University of Massachusetts researchers discover natural way to fight Mtb

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Hong Kong informs public of influenza activity increase

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Hong Kong learns of two human cases of avian flu in China

Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection announced on Monday that it learned of two additional human cases of avian influenza A H7N9 in China's Guangdong Province. Read More »

Gabriel Pediatrics responds to article on U.S. treatment of pediatric AIDS

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CDC announces first influenza deaths of the season

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Canada supports battle against polio in Pakistan

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U2 members praise U.S. for leadership on treating AIDS

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Washington State Board of Health to update immunization rule

The Washington State Board of Health said on Monday that it would hold a public hearing during its regular meeting on Wednesday to hear comments about the immunizations rule. Read More »