CDC confirms 4 new cases of Tamiflu-resistant H1N1

DURHAM, N.C. -- Tests have confirmed that samples from four patients with H1N1 influenza were found to be resistant to oseltamivir, known by the brand name Tamiflu. Read More »

H1N1 mutations detected in Norway

GENEVA -- The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has informed the World Health Organization of a mutation detected in three H1N1 viruses. Read More »

CDC kicks off national travelers' health public awareness campaign

Every holiday season, millions of Americans travel through the nation's airports, seaports, and train stations to spend time with loved ones. Read More »

GlaxoSmithKline says trial shows Pandemrix has strong response

LONDON -- GlaxoSmithKline announced Nov. 23 that more than 40 million doses of its adjuvanted pandemic H1N1 vaccine have been distributed to countries globally for use in government-initiated vaccination programs. Read More »

Consortium signs deal to explore production of tuberculosis vaccine candidate

OXFORD, United Kingdom; ROCKVILLE, Md.; and BERLIN Read More »

Oxford-Emergent Tuberculosis Consortium signs commercial license deal with Vivalis

OXFORD, United Kingdom; ROCKVILLE, Md.; and NANTES, France Read More »

Emergent BioSolutions initiates Phase II trial of oral typhoid vaccine candidate

ROCKVILLE, MD. Read More »

Emergent BioSolutions' chief financial officer named SmartCFO of the Year

ROCKVILLE, Md. Read More »

Vermont's EMTs and paramedics authorized to give flu shots

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- More than 700 of Vermont's licensed emergency medical technicians and paramedics are now eligible to serve as vaccinators at public and school clinics across the state. Read More »

British, Welsh agencies investigate possible Tamiflu-resistant H1N1 cases

LONDON -- Britain's Health Protection Agency is working with colleagues from the Public Health Service of Wales to investigate several possible cases of person-to-person transmission of oseltamivir-resistant H1N1 flu, the agency reported Nov. 20. Read More »

Ohio's health department orders 438,900 additional H1N1 flu vaccine doses

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio Department of Health submitted an order for 438,900 doses of H1N1 flu vaccine to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Nov. 20. Read More »

Calif. fills orders for more than 5 million doses of H1N1 vaccine

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Department of Public Health announced the tally for filling H1N1 vaccine orders stands at nearly 5.2 million doses. Read More »

New HIV infections reduced by 17 percent over 8 years


World AIDS Day set for Dec. 1

World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 is intended to draw together people from around the world to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and demonstrate international solidarity in the face of the pandemic, according to the World Health Organization. Read More »

Researcher studies why some vaccines may require a booster

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Sinovac establishes joint venture to expand vaccine development, manufacturing

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Drug-resistant H1N1 no major change in virus, WHO says

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Baxter hopes to build U.S. cell-based vaccine manufacturing plant

DEERFIELD, Ill. Read More »

WHO donates 9 million flu shots to Philippines, 14 million to Nigeria

MANILA, Philippines Read More »

Unknown disease affects more than 100 people, causes 3 deaths in Congo

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo Read More »