TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017

New York State DOH reports drop in hospital-acquired infections

The New York State Department of Health recently reported that the number of infections acquired by patients while in state hospitals is continuing to drop. Read More »

New bird flu strain can cause serious disease after developing resistance

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ECDC publishes new guidelines for treating childhood tuberculosis

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control published new guidelines on Friday for how to investigate and control tuberculosis in children. Read More »

Indiana and Kentucky state health departments awarded Guzewich Award

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Zoonotic TB may be public health threat in Zambia

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Study finds HIV can cause structural heart disease

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Report details impact of neglecting adolescent health

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and Pfizer, Inc., said on Thursday that young people are overlooked in the United States healthcare system, which may lead to further economic burden on the healthcare system. Read More »

New Mexico reports second death due to Hantavirus

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JCI Netherlands joins U.N. campaign to battle malaria

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Canada commits to global health security

Canada committed on Friday to being an active partner in preparedness and response efforts to address public health threats throughout the world. Read More »

CHP reports case of avian influenza A in Guangdong

The Centre for Health Protection of the Hong Kong Department of Health confirmed on Sunday that it was notified of a human case of avian influenza A in Dongguan, Guangdong Province. Read More »

Switzerland pledges $68 million to Global Fund

Switzerland announced a pledge to the Global Fund of $68 million over the next three years, more than tripling the contribution it made to the organization during the Global Fund's previous Replenishment donation campaign. Read More »

Whooping cough antigen disappearing from U.S. bacteria

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BCG TB vaccine may be more effective than previously thought

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Yemen bilharzia infection levels decrease by more than half

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IAVI receives $378,000 grant for vaccine development

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative announced on Monday the receipt of a $378,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the development of new vaccines against major diseases, including AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. Read More »

RPH Pharmaceuticals files infectious disease drug application in Europe

RPH Pharmaceuticals AB, a subsidiary of pharmaceutical developer and manufacturer Recipharm AB, announced on Monday that it filed an application for an infectious disease drug product in multiple European countries. Read More »

Boehringer Ingelheim's hepatitis C antiviral shows promise in Phase III study

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Live Nation Entertainment works with (RED) to raise more than $130,000 for The Global Fund

Live Nation Entertainment and (RED) announced on Monday that they raised more than $130,000 for the Global Fund to fight AIDS. Read More »

FAO reports emerging diseases increasingly sourced from food

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations released a report on Monday that stated population growth, global food supply companies and expansion of agriculture have changed the epidemiology of disease today. Read More »