FAO says it's too early to draw conclusions on source of MERS-CoV

More analysis is needed to determine the possible role of animals in the spread of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations said on Friday. Read More »

New TB markers could lead to new diagnostics and treatments

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New irrigation systems in arid regions can increase malaria risk

Researchers from the University of Michigan announced findings on Monday that show new irrigation systems in arid regions can increase the risk of malaria for more than a decade. Read More »

Scientists discover method to make lung cells fight off H5N1 virus

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WHO issues update on H7N9 influenza virus

The World Health Organization announced a new laboratory confirmed case on Sunday of human infection with avian influenza A H7N9 virus, the first newly confirmed case since July 20. Read More »

FDA approves new drug for HIV treatment

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Researchers find new strategy to fight dengue virus

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Researchers continue progress toward an effective malaria vaccine

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WHO advisory group says universal immunization efforts must continue

WHO member states in the Western Pacific region must keep up efforts to achieve universal immunization coverage to prevent diseases like polio, a WHO advisory group said during a recent meeting. Read More »

Cambodia reports new human cases of H1N1 avian flu

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Pathogenca earns CE Marking for biodetection kit

Pathogenca, Inc., announced on Wednesday that is has received the CE mark under the European Directive for its HAI BioDetection kit. Read More »

Study finds Staphylococcus aureus bacteria originated from cattle

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Epistem receives grant to develop hepatitis C assays

Epistem plc, a U.K.-based biotechnology company, announced on Monday that it received a $1.98 million grant from the European Commission's 7th Framework Programme to develop point of care hepatitis C assays. Read More »

FDA issues update on multi-state cyclosporiasis outbreak

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FastCare offers year round flu shots

FastCare, a provider of urgent care in Miami, Florida, announced on Wednesday that it is offering new preventive services, like the flu shot, to all walk-in and existing patients year round. Read More »

New malaria vaccine may be the most effective to date

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Inovio announces success in malaria vaccine animal trials

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Blue Bell, Pennsylvania-based vaccine developer, announced on Thursday that its SynCon DNA vaccine for malaria demonstrated strong and durable antibody and T-cell immune responses in non-human primates and small animals. Read More »

WHO launches World Health Report 2013 on universal health coverage

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New study examines placental malaria and risk of malaria in infants

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Mylan continues its EpiPen4Schools program this school year

Mylan Specialty announced on Wednesday that it will continue its EpiPen4Schools program this year in an effort to encourage schools to have an emergency response plan for students with severe allergies. Read More »