WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017

Norovirus leading cause of disease outbreaks from food

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Fort Worth collects mosquitoes for West Nile virus survey

The City of Fort Worth renewed its mosquito-surveillance partnership with the University of North Texas Health Science Center on Wednesday. Read More »

NIH awards five-year grant for genome center

The National Institutes of Health recently awarded a five-year grant to the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) to establish and operate a Genome Center for Infectious Diseases. Read More »

Norway contributes to GAVI Alliance's polio vaccination program

Norway contributed $190 million to the GAVI Alliance's polio work on Thursday, supporting GAVI's efforts to complement the global effort to end polio led by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). Read More »

Immunization rate for kindergarteners falls slightly in Washington

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) announced on Thursday that the immunization rate for kindergarteners fell slightly in the 2013-2014 school year. Read More »

WHO concludes mission to investigate MERS-CoV risk in UAE

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Illinois confirms first West Nile virus-positive mosquitos and birds of 2014

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New York State announces that influenza is no longer prevalent

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U.N. officials call for sustained fight against HIV/AIDS

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Two cases of measles confirmed in Johnson County, Kansas

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G7 reaffirms its support for GAVI Alliance

Leaders of G7 countries reaffirmed their support of the GAVI Alliance's mission to immunize children worldwide during a meeting on June 4 in Brussels. Read More »

Infection identified in mosquitoes could help control malaria transmission

A study published in the online journal Nature Communications on June 6 showed the first evidence of an intercellular bacterial infection in natural populations of two species of Anopheles mosquitoes, the major transmitters of malaria in Africa. Read More »

Synthetic Biologics, Enterome Bioscience to collaborate on C. diff study

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Halfpenny Technologies to supplement Janssen's AVIGA EHR

Halfpenny Technologies entered into an agreement with Janssen Diagnostics, LLC, on Tuesday to supplement the data needs of Janssen's AVIGA Electronic Health Record. Read More »

PaxVax, UC San Diego sign agreement to develop genital herpes vaccine

PaxVax, Inc., and the University of California, San Diego announced a new collaborative effort on Tuesday to develop a combination vaccine to prevent genital herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection. Read More »

Antiviral therapy can prevent liver cancer in patients with hepatitis B

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U.N. calls for greater focus on measles in Somalia

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MERS-CoV confirmed in Iran

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More Flublok influenza vaccine expected this year over last

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New test shown to be reliable in detecting Chagas disease

A new study from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) recently showed a new test to be a reliable detector for Chagas disease. Read More »