TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017

WHO to assist in mass polio immunization campaign in Middle East

The World Health Organization and UNICEF announced on Tuesday they will assist in the largest-ever immunization response in the Middle East, vaccinating more than 23 million children against polio in and around Syria. Read More »

Sudan reports 44 suspected cases of yellow fever

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Germany awards grant to Dengue Vaccine Initiative

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Global Fund calls for end to discrimination to defeat disease

The Global Fund released a statement on Tuesday in honor of International Human Rights Day, stating that granting universal human rights is the first step to defeating AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Read More »

Researchers seek better plan for Tamiflu-resistant flu viruses

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GSK seeks regulatory approval for world's first malaria vaccine

GlaxoSmithKline, a British drug company, recently announced it is seeking regulatory approval for RTS,S, the world's first malaria vaccine, the Montreal-based McGill University said on Monday. Read More »

EASL revises best practices for hepatitis C virus

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Global Fund adopts Results-Based Financing

The Global Fund announced on Wednesday that it has embraced a new method for financing initiatives to decrease malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS in women and children called Results-Based Financing for Health. Read More »

Neutra and S2O2 develop antimicrobial solution to protect surfaces

Neutra Corp., a healthy lifestyle company, announced the development on Wednesday of a new water-based solution that actively protects surfaces against bacteria, molds, germs and allergens. Read More »

WHO confirms hepatitis E virus in Tanzania

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New strain of bird flu still harmful after it becomes drug resistant

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WHO calls for increase in funding to fight malaria

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Study finds GSK's FluLaval Quadrivalent protects children against flu

GlaxoSmithKline, plc, a research-based pharmaceutical company, announced on Wednesday that a new peer-reviewed study shows that GSK's FluLaval Quadrivalent vaccine is effective in preventing seasonal flu in children. Read More »

Hong Kong provides update on confirmed H7N9 influenza cases

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Georgia reports first flu-related deaths of the season

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CDC pushes for increase in vaccination rate against influenza

In observance of National Influenza Vaccination Week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report on Thursday that highlighted the benefits of getting vaccinated against the influenza virus. Read More »

New report shows parents should receive vaccine education

A new report found that parents wishing to exempt their children from required vaccinations due to personal beliefs should first be educated on immunization, the Colorado Department of Public Health said on Tuesday. Read More »

Mississippi reports early flu season activity

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Seasonal stomach bug arrives in Virginia

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JAMA Pediatrics reports on U.S. elimination of measles and rubella

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