THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017

Third West Nile virus-related death confirmed in Mississippi

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NIH scientists discover new HIV antibody

The National Institutes of Health said on Wednesday that a team of scientists discovered an HIV antibody that could be effective in fighting the disease. Read More »

Scientists in U.K. seek ways to target existing drugs for anti-viral treatment

Researchers from the University of Liverpool and Public Health England recently conducted a study to find new ways to identify drugs that may help treat Ebola virus. Read More »

Three mosquito pools in Maine test positive for eastern equine encephalitis

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Second travel-related case of chikungunya confirmed in Delaware

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Louisiana health department reports two more West Nile deaths

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed on Friday that two more residents died from West Nile virus infection. Read More »

New antibiotic shows promise in better treating C. difficile infections

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Researchers findperamivir effective against influenza if used quickly

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University of Arizona researchers present study on spread of flu virus

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FDA approves Menactra for use as booster immunization

Sanofi Pasteur announced on Monday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved use of its meningococcal conjugate vaccine Menactra for booster vaccination in individuals between 15-55 years of age. Read More »

Soligenix patents ThermoVax vaccine thermostabilization technology

Soligenix, a biopharmaceutical company specializing in inflammation, oncology and biodefense, recently announced that a patent has been granted for its ThermoVax vaccine thermostabilization technology. Read More »

Study finds weakness in malaria life cycle, paves way for treatments

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WHO's Southeast Asian health ministers adopt plan to eradicate mosquito-borne diseases

Health ministers from the World Health Organization's South-East Asia region adopted a plan on Tuesday to control and eliminate mosquito and tick-borne diseases. Read More »

U.N. Secretary-General Ban to gather world leaders to discuss Ebola response

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Measles cost British workforce 23,000 days of productivity in 2013

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Report shows increased chikungunya cases in U.S.

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N.Y. monitors for EV-D68 flu infection after Midwest outbreaks

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WHO Regional Committee for Europe to nominate new director

The World Health Organization said on Thursday that the WHO Regional Committee for Europe will nominate its next regional director and consider progress made in implementing a policy framework during its upcoming annual meeting. Read More »

Second West Nile case confirmed in Massachusetts

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CDC report finds young Americans did not receive key preventative medical services

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Wednesday that millions of current infants, children and adolescents in the U.S. did not receive key clinical preventative services. Read More »