WHO immunization program marks 40 years

The World Health Organization's Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) recently observed its 40th anniversary. Read More »

Europe's CHMP recommends approval of Daklinza to treat hepatitis C

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CDC recommends AstraZeneca influenza vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization practices recently recommended AstraZeneca's Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV) for healthy children between 2-8 years of age. Read More »

VND New York health officials warn residents against West Nile virus

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Study examines bacterial infection treatment in newborns

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MDR tuberculosis breakthrough lead to new treatments

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California reports 1,100 new pertussis cases in past two weeks

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World health officials call for global action on antimicrobial resistance

Health officials across the world recently called on lawmakers to do more to address the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which may hamper the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Read More »

PaxVax reports positive results from cholera vaccine trial

Specialty vaccine developer PaxVac, Inc., announced positive efficacy results on Tuesday from a 90-day study of its single-dose cholera vaccine candidate. Read More »

NIH issues grants to medical centers towards tests for undiagnosed diseases

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently issued more than $42 million grants to six medical clinical sites nationwide to choose undiagnosed diseases and develop approaches to test for the conditions. Read More »

Study finds higher rates of vaccination exemptions in private schools

A recent study examining exemptions from vaccination laws in schools found higher rates of exemption in private versus public institutions. Read More »

Cholera cases continue in Haiti

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Study finds no link between vaccines and serious adverse effects

A recent study conducted by the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) found that serious adverse events resulting from widely used vaccines in the U.S. are rare. Read More »

Taiwanese health officials confirm two additional lab cases of avian flu

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ECDC gives update on global MERS-CoV cases

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) released a report on Wednesday detailing the spread of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) since April 2012. Read More »

WHO releases guidance on eliminating mother-to-child syphilis, HIV

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Novartis begins shipping 2014-2015 seasonal influenza vaccines

Novartis announced on Wednesday that it began shipment in the U.S. market of its influenza vaccines for the 2014-2015 season. Read More »

WHO official calls for cross-border approach to contain deadly Ebola outbreak

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Laos, WHO take steps to combat artemisinin-resistant malaria

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First activity of West Nile virus confirmed in Michigan's Saginaw County

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