WHO experts visit China to examine H7N9 avian flu

An expert team from the World Health Organization and the China National Health and Family Planning Commission is visiting areas affected by the H7N9 virus in China, according to a media briefing on Friday. Read More »

ECDC launches new resources to support healthcare

The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control launched a new complement of resources on Tuesday to support public health professionals and front line healthcare workers working on routine vaccination programs. Read More »

Sanofi Pasteur granted fast track by FDA for investigation of new drug

Sanofi Pasteur and KaloBios Pharmaceuticals announced on Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted fast track designation to the investigation of KB001A. Read More »

NanoBio Corporation has positive pre-clinical trial for RSV vaccine

NanoBio Corporation announced on Tuesday that it will be presenting data from a positive pre-clinical trial for its intramuscular respiratory syncytial virus vaccine at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. Read More »

Somalian children to receive new five-in-one vaccine

Somalian health authorities launched a new five-in-one vaccine on Wednesday that protects against multiple potentially fatal childhood diseases and could save the lives of thousands of children. Read More »

Global Fund: Together we can defeat malaria

New advances in science and implementation are giving the international community the chance to control and remove malaria as a global health threat, according to a statement from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Read More »

Sanofi Pasteur pledges 1.7 billion polio vaccine doses

Sanofi Pasteur announced this week that it will give 1.7 billion worth of oral polio vaccines between 2013 and 2017 to help eradicate polio from the world. Read More »

WHO launches emergency initiative to control antimalarial drug resistance

The World Health Organization launched a global initiative on Wednesday to overcome a developing antimalarial drug resistance in the Southeast Asian region that is projected to become a global endemic if not controlled now. Read More »

U.S. malaria experts meet in Ghana for World Malaria Day

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MRFC brings awareness to meningitis with sky-high walk

The Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada brought attention to the cause of meningitis on Wednesday by participating in a walk at the top of the tallest building in Canada. Read More »

New type of antibiotics fight mutated bacteria

Scientists recently reported a new antibiotic that is capable of fighting bacteria that has become immune to normal antibiotics and sterilization methods. Read More »

New vaccine developed to control autism symptoms

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FDA launches partnership to protect against counterfeit anti-malarials

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a public-private partnership on Wednesday to help identify substandard or counterfeit anti-malarial medicines with the deployment of the Counterfeit Detection Device. Read More »

HIV/AIDS cases increased in Minnesota in 2012

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Baxter International presents data on Lyme disease vaccine research

Baxter International, Inc., a manufacturer of products which fight various infectious diseases and sicknesses, presented data on April 24 that showed the results of phase I/II data that evaluated the safety and immunogenicity of its Lyme disease vaccine candidate. Read More »

Nigerian president joints Global Fund efforts to fight disease

Goodluck Jonathan, the president of Nigeria, recently agreed to help lead fundraising efforts for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Read More »

New drug offers high cure rate for hepatitis C

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Officials urge MMR vaccination after U.S. measles outbreak

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Scientists discover protein in malaria that may aid drug development

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New insight into how to fight antibacterial drug resistance

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