TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Obama administration proposes record $200 million to GAVI Alliance

The GAVI Alliance announced on Tuesday that the Obama administration requested a record $200 million in its fiscal year 2015 budget to support GAVI in protecting people's health and saving children's lives. Read More »

GAVI, GPEI work together to introduce IPV

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Public Health England study examines spread of MDR-TB

Public Health England published study results in The Lancet on Tuesday that showed tuberculosis most commonly spreads between people with a history of drug use and within ethnic communities. Read More »

Hong Kong's CHP reveals three new human cases of avian flu

The Centre for the Health Protection of the Hong Kong Department of Health announced on Wednesday that it received notification of three new human cases of avian influenza A H7N9 infection. Read More »

Childhood immunizations save thousands of lives, billions of dollars

The childhood immunization schedule will prevent 42,000 early deaths, 20 million disease cases and save $13.5 billion in direct costs in a single cohort, according to a study recently published in Pediatrics. Read More »

Researchers explore how Staphylococcus cells adhere to nanostructures

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CDC links infections in children to antibiotics taken for other conditions

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Merck reveals HCV/HIV treatment Phase 2 trial results

Merck announced on Wednesday the results of a Phase 2 clinical trial of its MK-5172/MK-8742 treatment for HIV/Hepatitis C co-infection. Read More »

Vaccine campaigns continue to miss 22 million children

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Officials confirm case of measles in Ottawa

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Two new cases of measles confirmed in San Diego County

The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency confirmed two new cases of measles on Thursday and said the public may have been exposed at four different locations. Read More »

ECDC assesses measles outbreak aboard Mediterranean cruise ship

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control recently performed a rapid risk assessment of a measles outbreak aboard the Costa Pacifica cruise ship and gave health recommendations for gaining control of the outbreak. Read More »

Global warming may increase malaria incidence

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MSF studies demonstrate success of HIV treatment

Two studies conducted by Médecins Sans Frontières found that the number of new HIV infections has been reduced in areas where HIV treatment significantly expanded, MSF said on Thursday. Read More »

Scientists complete first global inventory of viral wild bird flu strains

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Integration of clinical and social science needed to advance HIV vaccines

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Known drug may prevent brain damage from cerebral malaria

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Hong Kong learns of three new avian flu cases in China

The Hong Kong Department of Health's Centre for Health Protection announced on Sunday that it received notification of three new human cases of avian influenza A H7N9 in China. Read More »

CDPH confirms 16 new influenza-related deaths

California Department of Public Health Director Ron Chapman announced on Friday that 16 influenza-related deaths in persons under 65-years-old have been confirmed, increasing the total of such deaths to 318 for the 2013-2014 season. Read More »

Virginia Department of Health launches initiative to fight HIV/AIDS in women

The Virginia Department of Health recently launched a state-wide initiative to fight HIV/AIDS-positivity in women and girls with the help of singer Alicia Keys and Walgreens Co. Read More »