ACIP approves new Tdap and meningococcal vaccines recommendations

A federal medical panel recently recommended that all pregnant women receive the tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis vaccine during every pregnancy and that at-risk infants receive four doses of a newly approved meningococcal vaccine. Read More »

Mexico declares end to H7N3 bird flu outbreak

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Biologist outlines plan for emailing vaccines

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WHO reports Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Plants used in new West Nile virus detection process

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Arkansas Department of Health to provide flu clinic at State Fair Grounds

The Arkansas Department of Health is holding a mass flu clinic on Tuesday at the State Fair Grounds from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in an effort to immunize as many people as possible. Read More »

NIH announces 2013 U.S.-Russia collaboration in biomedical sciences

The National Institutes of Health recently announced the U.S.-Russia Collaboration in the Biomedical Sciences NIH Visiting Fellows Program in an attempt to provide Russian postdoctoral fellows for research careers. Read More »

Scientists move closer to a universal flu vaccine

Influenza experts are looking forward to the development a long-lasting flu vaccine to replace the current seasonal one. Read More »

New TB vaccine only years away

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Tijuana struggles to reduce high TB rate

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USAID increases funding for emerging disease threats

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations announced on Monday that the United States Agency for International Development contributed more than $20 million in new funding to fight emerging disease threats. Read More »

Major malaria program's future in doubt

The future of a malaria program intended to provide cheap drugs for the poor in developing countries is in trouble after its effectiveness and cost were questioned by an international aid agency. Read More »

Cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone slows

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