Illinois issues Tdap requirement for students

Students in Illinois will need to show proof that they received at least one dose of Tdap, the combined tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis vaccine, starting with the next school year. Read More »

U.S. seniors hit hard by hepatitis B

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FDA approves distribution of Tamiflu with older package inserts

The FDA recently approved the distribution of two million additional doses of Tamiflu 75 mg containing an older version of the package insert. Read More »

At least 20 percent of people infected by 2009 swine flu

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Mayo Clinic recognized as center for regional TB training

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently recognized the Rochester, Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic as a Regional Tuberculosis Training and Medical Consultation Center. Read More »

Study shows possible link between tattoos and hepatitis C

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CSU labs continue to research TB after 25 years at forefront

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First alcoholism vaccine undergoes preclinical trial in Chile

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New tick-borne infection discovered in New England

At least 24 people in the northeastern United States were recently infected with a newly described and yet-unnamed illness borne by ticks. Read More »

French hospitals report increasing numbers of MDR-TB cases

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Traditional healers may play role in spreading HIV, TB in Zimbabwe

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International Union Against TB and Lung Disease releases statement on prevention of TB among inmates

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases recently released an official statement urging the prioritization of tuberculosis prevention and control in penitentiary settings. Read More »

Minnesota health officials launch online forum for flu vaccines

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Measles and pneumonia epidemics continue in northwestern Pakistan

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MSF criticizes global vaccine plan for next decade

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Pfizer announces approval of Prevnar-13 for older kids, teens

Pfizer, Inc., a New York City-based pharmaceutical corporation, recently announced that its multivalent pneumococcal vaccine is now approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for unvaccinated children between six and 17 years old. Read More »

World's first hepatitis E vaccine now available in China

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CDC says TB drug shortage to continue

With shortages of isoniazid, a major treatment for tuberculosis, expected to continue, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its general guidance to clinicians on how to adjust to a lack of the drug. Read More »

Study analyzes mandatory influenza vaccination laws

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FDA allows IND application for new ImmunoCellular Therapeutics vaccine

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, a Los Angeles-based clinical-stage company, announced on Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed an investigational new drug application for its dendritic cell vaccine that targets ovarian cancer. Read More »