TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

QIAGEN launches blood test to aid tuberculosis control

QIAGEN announced on Thursday that it received approval from the China Food and Drug Administration for its QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube tuberculosis diagnostic blood test. Read More »

China successfully halves national TB prevalence

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WHO confirms two new cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome

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USDA study finds H7N9 infections most likely sourced from quail and chicken

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Western Pacific countries eradicate measles

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TB detection guidelines save U.S. taxpayers $15 million

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WHO says progress was made in combating HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria in 2013

The World Health Organization regional office for Africa said on Thursday that 2013 was a fairly successful year in the fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Read More »

First Ebola hemorrhagic fever outbreak reported in Guinea

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United Against Malaria recognized for campaign during Africa Cup of Nations

United Against Malaria was presented with the Global Campaign of the Year award for its education and prevention campaign during the Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament on March 20 at the PRWeek Awards Ceremony, Read More »

U.K. welcomes Novartis meningitis B vaccine into National Immunisation Programme

Novartis announced on Friday that the United Kingdom's Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation welcomed its vaccine against meningitis B, Bexsero, into the National Immunisation Programme for infants two months of age and older. Read More »

Infectious Diseases Research Institute receives $3.4 million for TB research

The Infectious Disease Research Institute announced on Monday that it received a grant extension of $3.4 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to continue developing treatments for tuberculosis. Read More »

The Ohio State University mumps outbreaks spreads into Franklin County

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Hong Kong CHP reports human case of avian influenza

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection said on Monday that it was notified of a human case of avian influenza in Shenzhen by the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province. Read More »

GAVI Alliance supports pneumococcal and rotavirus studies

Two GAVI Alliance supported studies were released on Tuesday regarding pneumococcal disease and rotavirus, which are two leading causes of childhood mortality. Read More »

Public support for Sport Relief enables $5 million donation to GAVI Alliance

GAVI Alliance said on Sunday that it will be able to increase immunizations in Africa and Asia because of an approximately $5 million donation from Sport Relief, which will be matched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Read More »

Microneedle patch may increase influenza immunization rate

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World Health Organization releases influenza update

The World Health Organization released an update on influenza on March 24 that revealed influenza activity around the world continues to decline, except for influenza B, which increased in some areas. Read More »

Antiviral drug research center to be developed at University of Alabama at Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine announced on March 19 that it will establish the Antiviral Drug Discovery and Development center on campus. Read More »

CDC study reveals flu vaccine greatly reduces risk of admission to ICU for children

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WHO reports additional case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in United Arab Emirates

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