TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Thousands of refugee children in Uganda to receive pneumococcal vaccine

Doctors Without Borders announced on Friday that approximately 10,000 refugee children in northern Uganda will begin receiving vaccinations against pneumococcal disease. Read More »

U.N. members make large gains in combating malaria, HIV, TB

A new analysis published in The Lancet showed significant progress has been made over the past 14 years to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in United Nations member countries. Read More »

GAVI Alliance Board approves 2016-2020 framework

The GAVI Alliance Board approved a framework on Saturday to support the immunization of an additional 300 million children from 2016-2020 in developing countries. Read More »

ViiV Healthcare presents results of drug combinations to treat HIV

ViiV Healthcare, a GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer joint venture, presented on Tuesday the results of a phase III study on the combination of maraviroc with darunavir/ritonavir and emtricitabine/tenovfovir to treat HIV. Read More »

High vaccination rates still fall short of WHO goal

The World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund recently released data showing that more than 111 million infants worldwide received vaccines in 2013. Read More »

Utah health officials urge residents to take precautions against West Nile virus

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First shipments of Fluzone vaccine released for 2014-2015 season

Vaccine supplier Sanofi Pasteur announced on Tuesday the first doses of its influenza vaccine Fluzone were released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for distribution. Read More »

U.S. Army responds to threat of chikungunya in U.S.

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WHO to recognize World Hepatitis Day

The World Health Organization will welcome new progress in tackling one of the world's most serious diseases on July 28 for World Hepatitis Day. Read More »

First case of West Nile confirmed in Oklahoma's Major County

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Report says polio will continue to spread in Middle East without vaccines

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Measles outbreak in Washington pushes total cases to 27 in state

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Anti-poverty advocate Bob Geldof criticizes global response to HIV

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WHO establishes operations center to combat Ebola outbreak in West Africa

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BioFire Diagnostics begins studies of pathogen panel for FDA approval

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC, the molecular biology affiliate of bioMérieux, Inc., announced on Wednesday that it began clinical and analytical studies to evaluate its FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis (ME) Panel. Read More »

Hong Kong urges public to take precautions against MERS

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ECDC warns hepatitis underreported, underdiagnosed in Europe

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said on Friday that viral hepatitis in Europe is both underdiagnosed and underreported. Read More »

Influenza A outbreak linked to exposure to swine flu at agricultural fairs in Ohio

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GSK submits application for malaria vaccine candidate

Global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced on Thursday that it submitted a regulatory application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for its malaria vaccine candidate RTS,S. Read More »

Thirty-five U.S. states report travel-related cases of chikungunya

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