Discovery could lead to improved TB vaccine

Australian researchers recently determined that that highly abundant mucosal associated invariant T cells can be used to activate the human immune system in a recent joint study. Read More »

Measles outbreak kills 10 in Angola

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Iraqi health officials say cholera outbreak is under control

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Laredo, Texas, schools confirm influenza B outbreak

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Dengue cases reported in Portugal

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Drug-resistant TB's prevalence a growing concern

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Travelers to Sydney urged to be immunized against measles

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Report urges new look at existing flu vaccines

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Additional source of meningitis outbreak reported by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration revised its patient notification about the recent fungal meningitis outbreak on Tuesday to include an infected patient who received cardioplegia solution from the New England Compounding Center. Read More »

NIH-funded study will test pneumococcal vaccine with adults 55 and older

Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health will test to see if a higher pneumococcal vaccine dose will create a stronger immune response in older adults who previously received an earlier generation vaccine. Read More »

TB experts warn more needs to be done in vaccine development

Helen McShane Read More »

AIDS United announces AIDS/HIV grants for Puerto Rico programs

The non-profit group AIDS United recently requested proposals for funding to support HIV/AIDS prevention programs in Puerto Rico. Read More »

Infection control found to be inconsistent in ICUs

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Gunmen kill polio worker in Pakistan

A group of gunmen on motorcycles killed a member of a polio vaccination team in the western Pakistani city of Quetta on Tuesday while the team was administering drops to young children. Read More »

New malaria ACT treatment requires single dose

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MDR-TB remains unidentified in many countries

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Jimmy Carter receives CDC Foundation Hero Award

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Fungal meningitis death toll rises to 19

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Drug shows promise against XDR-TB

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Indian cases of dengue fever increase

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