Thousands of pigs culled in Chinese foot-and-mouth outbreak

Chinese health officials ordered approximately 2,500 pigs to be culled over fears of a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak. Read More »

Dengue fever hits Latin America hard

Costa Rica's health minister recently said that there have been more than 160,000 confirmed cases of dengue fever in Latin America so far this year. Read More »

Chemical prevents bacteria-carrying flies from growing

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Canine virus could be used to develop vaccines for humans

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Pertussis risk grows as time since last DTaP dose increases

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FDA panel says novel TB drug is safe

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recently voted that a novel tuberculosis drug developed by Johnson & Johnson appears to be safe and effective, but noted the potential for some safety issues. Read More »

Experts advise requiring immunizations for traveling from polio-endemic countries

An expert panel that advises the Global Polio Eradication Initiative recently recommended that those living in polio-endemic countries be required to have polio vaccinations before being allowed to travel abroad. Read More »