MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2017

Allahabad health department takes steps to prevent epidemic

Indian health officials in Allahabad took several key steps on Sunday to prevent an epidemic from spreading in the Kumbh Mela area following last week's rains. Read More »

WHO and Stop TB Partnership hold landmark TB meeting in Geneva

A group of experts recently participated in a workshop organized by the World Health Organization and the Stop TB Partnership to propose goals to guide the world's fight against tuberculosis after 2015. Read More »

U.S. Attorney to probe Pittsburgh Legionnaire's outbreak

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South Sudan refugees continue to face hepatitis E outbreak

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University of Cincinnati receives $250,000 in funding for immunization rate improvement study

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati recently received $250,000 of funding from Pfizer Medical Education Group to conduct a research study to determine ways to improve immunization rates for the underserved. Read More »

Missouri Senate approves stricter TB bill

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Rebel-held areas in Syria hit with typhoid

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Dallas County adds more power to West Nile virus anti-mosquito campaign

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North Carolina diners may have been exposed to hepatitis

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Expert: Basic programs unequipped to handle immunization in certain countries

Kate Elder, the vaccines policy advisor for Médecins Sans Frontières' Access Campaign, recently said that current immunization programs are not well-suited to handle some developing countries. Read More »

Purdue researcher working to eliminate need for annual flu vaccination

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Indian capital hit with swine flu as weather changes

India's capital city of Delhi is expecting a rise in the number of H1N1 swine flu cases as a result of changing temperatures. Read More »

The Gambia makes progress with multiple Millennium Development Goals

The Gambia exceeded many African nations in making progress toward multiple Millennium Development Goals, according to a recent report by the African Development Bank Group. Read More »

University of Louisville researchers explore H1N1 outbreak

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Ghanaian regional capital reports increasing TB prevalence

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NIH-funded researchers start Shigella vaccine trial

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Fungal meningitis outbreak from tainted steroid slows

The rate of new cases in the fungal meningitis outbreak linked to a tainted steroid product has slowed sharply since January 7, though the end of the outbreak could still be weeks away. Read More »

Restaurant patrons in Charlotte, N.C., exposed to viral hepatitis A receive vaccines

Residents of Charlotte and nearby Concord, North Carolina, who may have been exposed to hepatitis A at two local restaurants waited nearly 2.5 hours to be inoculated on the last day that the vaccine would be effective against infection for many. Read More »

BARDA offers additional support to Protein Sciences influenza vaccine program

The Connecticut-based vaccine and protein producer Protein Sciences recently announced that the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority will continue to support its influenza vaccine program. Read More »

Pregnant women who received H1N1 vaccine less likely to have premature birth

A new study reported that pregnant women who were given the H1N1 influenza vaccine in 2009 were less likely to give birth prematurely. Read More »