40 dead, 2,000 infected in country's first cholera outbreak in 50 years

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WHO to decide whether worst over in H1N1 pandemic

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Measles continues to spread in Zimbabwe

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Dynavax starts hepatitis B trial

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Inovio Biomedical vaccine for cervical cancer generates response

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Measles outbreak spreading in South Africa

The cause of a measles outbreak sweeping South Africa has not as yet been determined, but initial suspicions point to religious objections and unfounded fears that immunizations against the disease increase the risk of autism in children. Read More »

Senegal confirms H1N1 outbreak

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Researchers find 'secret weapon' of cancer-causing retroviruses

Oncogenic retroviruses are a particular family of viruses that can cause some types of cancer. Read More »

Tests show King Tut died from malaria, study says

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Study shows how viruses altered evolution

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MMR vaccine doctor Andrew Wakefield quits autism centre

Andrew Wakefield, the British doctor whose research triggered a health scare over the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, has resigned from the autism center he founded in Texas, The Guardian reported Feb. 18. Read More »

Fridge-free vaccine hopes raised

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Parents urged to keep records rather than rely on doctors

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Sebelius: Pandemic uncovered technology's weaknesses

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke at the 2010 Public Health Preparedness Summit about the lessons learned so far from the response to the H1N1 flu pandemic and efforts to strengthen health preparedness. Read More »

AIDS vaccine effects may wear off, researchers say


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Ireland's children hardest hit in new measles outbreak

Children younger than 5 have been the main victims of a measles outbreak sweeping Ireland that has hospitalized one in three of those affected, The Irish Independent reported Feb. 13. Read More »

South African officials say H1N1 outbreak threatens World Cup

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UNICEF backs measles vaccination campaign in Bangladesh

More than 20 million Bangladeshi children will be vaccinated against measles over the next two weeks as part of a campaign backed by UNICEF to try to eradicate the deadly disease in the South Asian nation, the UN News Service reported Feb. 15. Read More »

AltraVax acquires technology platform for vaccine development

AltraVax Inc. has acquired a vaccine development technology package that gives AltraVax an exclusive license to develop vaccines for infectious diseases and is targeting influenza, a treatment for hepatitis B and HIV. Read More »