U.S. pediatric deaths pass 100 from flu season

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Up to 1,000 California students at risk of TB exposure

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Spanish scientists develop new HIV vaccine

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Study finds no link between vaccines, autism

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British Columbia to follow HIV model to treat viral hepatitis

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Free insecticide treated nets reduce malaria incidence in Ghana

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Valley Fever reports increase in Southwestern states

Reports of Valley Fever in Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona and California have increased from 2,265 in 1998 to more than 22,000 in 2011, according to the CDC. Read More »

Norovirus is the leading cause of acute gastroenteritis in children

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Indiana confirms measles case in Bloomington

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Scientists test new vaccine-design approach on viruses

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NACCHO announces new president

On April 1, 2013, the National Association of Country and City Health Officials announced that Terry Allan, Health Commissioner for the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, would become their new president. Read More »

Novavax reports positive RSV vaccine Phase II clinical trial results

Novavax, Inc., announced on Tuesday that top-line data from a Phase II dose-ranging clinical trial of its respiratory syncytial virus vaccine candidate in women childbearing age accomplished the trial's protocol-specified objective and supported progression to the next stage of advanced clinical testing. Read More »

MSF: All parties in Central African Republic must respect health facilities

All parties to the current conflict in the Central African Republic must respect health facilities and ensure the population has access to health care, Médecins Sans Frontières said last week. Read More »

Indian Supreme Court upholds India's Patient Act

The Indian Supreme Court's decision to uphold India's Patient Act serves as a victory for patient access to affordable medicine, Médecins Sans Frontières said on Monday. Read More »

CDC looks to end Polio globally

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Staph infection vaccine trial cut short

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Tetragenetics receives funding through Gates initiative

Tetragenetics, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based early-stage biotechnology company, announced on Monday that it received Phase II funding for a malaria vaccine candidate through Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative created by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Read More »

Idera announces Phase I progress in autoimmune diseases program

Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, announced on Monday that it completed dosing in its Phase I trial of a drug meant to target specific toll-like receptors to inhibit immune responses. Read More »

AIDS, cancer and other health concerns improve in California

California recently achieved national health goals for reducing deaths due to cancer, motor vehicle crashes, homicide and suicide and the incidences of AIDS, gonorrhea and low-birth weight infants. Read More »

New antibody discovered for treatment of Human Cytomegalovirus infection

Theraclone Sciences, Inc., a biotech company focused on antibody discovery for infectious disease and cancer, announced on Tuesday that a Phase 1 trial of the new Human Cytomegalovirus drug TCN-202 has had positive results. Read More »