TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017

Infect-ERA allocates $12.7 million to infectious disease research projects

Infect-ERA, an initiative funded by the European Commission, announced the funding on Monday of eight infectious disease-related projects as part of its first joint transnational call for collaborative research projects. Read More »

UNITAID approves more than $140 million worth of grants

UNITAID, a global health initiative, announced on Friday that its executive board approved more than $140 million in new funding, including projects related to pediatric HIV treatment. Read More »

Scientists identify biomarkers of vaccine immunity

The Emory Vaccine Center announced on Monday that its scientists developed a "vaccine gene chip" to speed the process of testing vaccines for diseases such as HIV, malaria and dengue. Read More »

New study finds insights into sleeping sickness

Scientists from the University of Edinburgh and University of Dundee recently discovered insights into the parasite responsible for sleeping sickness, which may change the way effective vaccines against the disease are developed. Read More »

Scientists find potential vaccine path for malaria

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Scientists discover potential new target for seasonal flu remedies

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Two new cases of avian influenza A infection confirmed in China

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WHO announces two new cases of MERS-CoV

The World Health Organization released an update on Tuesday announcing two novel laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infections in Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Researchers find burglary-ring-like mechanism in Nipah virus

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TFAH report finds gaps in U.S. ability to counter infectious diseases

The ability of the U.S. to prevent and control infectious disease outbreaks is hampered by limited resources and outdated systems, according to a new report released on Tuesday. Read More »

Global Fund receives $100 million to increase HIV treatment in Cote d'Ivoire

The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria said on Wednesday that HIV services have been increased in Cote d'Ivoire to enable nearly all HIV-positive women to receive treatment by 2016. Read More »

Marshfield Clinic researchers discover new dangers of RSV infection

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PolyDNA warns parents about viral meningitis

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CDC Foundation receives $13.5 million for meningitis, rotavirus vaccines

The CDC Foundation announced on Tuesday that it received $13.5 million in grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance the implementation of meningitis and rotavirus vaccines. Read More »

Wolters Kluwer Health adds meningitis B vaccine to drug reference

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NIAID researchers find important link to fighting drug-resistant malaria

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Lung lesions associated with TB may occur in active, latent infection

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Survey finds flu has yet to take hold in U.K.

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Sandoz receives first approval for AirFluSal Forspiro inhaler

Sandoz announced on Wednesday that its asthma inhaler AirFluSal Forspiro received Danish marketing authorization following the completion of European Union decentralized procedures. Read More »

CDC issues travel advisory due to confirmed cases of Chikungunya

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel advisory for U.S. persons traveling to the Caribbean on Wednesday after the first cases of mosquito-borne chikungunya viral infections were confirmed in St. Martin. Read More »