Many forgo vaccines that could prevent potentially lethal illnesses

Infectious disease experts warn that many adults haven't received vaccinations for at least half a dozen other preventable diseases Read More »

NIH Launches H1N1 flu vaccine trial in HIV-infected pregnant women

The first clinical trials to test whether the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine can safely elicit a protective immune response in HIV-infect Read More »

H1N1 vaccine 'remarkably safe,' NIH director says

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Michigan emergency preparedness campaign kicks off

Do 1 Thing readies for its annual emergency preparedness campaign designed to help Michigan residents better prepare for emergencies and disasters. Read More »

Free emergency preparedness toolkit now available online

A new emergency preparedness toolkit from is designed to help its partners better prepare employees, members and individuals for emergencies and disasters. Read More »

Formulation used to fight bio-terrorism released for commercial use

A U.S. government formulation designed to defend against a bio-terrorism attack is available for commercial use to eliminate the H1N1 Virus, MRSA, SARS and other dangerous bacterium and pathogens found in hospitals, schools and public institutions. Read More »

Grants given for unconventional projects to fight infectious diseases

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Brief shocks may deliver AIDS vaccines better

Brief electric shocks may help the body better respond to certain kinds of experimental AIDS vaccines, U.S. researchers said Oct. 22. Read More »

New York suspends flu shot mandate for health care employees

The mandatory influenza immunization requirement for New York health care workers was suspended Oct. 22 so that the limited vaccine supplies can be used for populations most at risk of serious illness and death. Read More »

University study finds mercury levels normal in children with autism

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Health Canada Approves Pandemic H1N1 Flu Vaccine

OTTAWA - Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq announced that Health Canada has approved Arepanrix, a vaccine against the H1N1 flu virus. Read More »

Missouri allows vacine exemption for pregnant women, children

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Maine provides funding to give flu vaccines in schools

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Novavax launches study of H1N1 VLP Flu Vaccine in Mexico

Novavax Inc. announced Oct. 23 that it has initiated a two-stage clinical study of its virus-like-particle (VLP) H1N1 influenza vaccine in Mexico in collaboration with Avimex Laboratories and GE Healthcare. Read More »

Understanding how Thai vaccine worked is priority

The priority for AIDS virologists in coming months, a leading researcher said, is to find out exactly how the Thailand vaccine, which gave 30 percent protection against HIV, worked. Read More »

Production delays put vaccine doses behind schedule


Commission says U.S. failing to address urgent biosecurity issues

The United States is failing to address its most urgent threat Read More »

FDA panel wants more data on anthrax drug


South African correctional center quarantined after measles outbreak

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Cuban civil defense teams keep swine flu at bay

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