New initiative raises Hepatitus B vaccine awareness

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Medicago receives authorization for phase II clinical trial

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Celerion expands Belfast facility

Celerion announced on June 5 the addition of a containment room to its Belfast, Northern Ireland U.K. facility. Read More »

WHO commends Saudi Arabia on response to MERS-CoV

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the World Health Organization recently met in Riyadh to review a new coronavirus outbreak in the Kingdom, where the WHO commended Saudi Arabia on its response methods. Read More »

Researchers identify potential sources of disease with social network mathematics

Scientists in Spain and the U.S. recently identified animal species that may transmit more diseases to humans by using mathematical tools that are similar to tools used to study social networks like Facebook. Read More »

New Jersey Assembly amends proposed legislation on pertussis vaccines

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Study finds workers don't quit because of mandatory flu shot

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Social media used to raise funds for the fight against AIDS

(RED) recently partnered with Mashable in a campaign to use social media to raise funds in the fight against AIDS on Monday and set a world record on the video app Vine. Read More »

Background mortality rates crucial to interpreting post-vaccination deaths

The background mortality rates or the rates of death irrespective of cause are key to accurately reporting post-immunization deaths, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Read More »

Achievement of AIDS-free generation is a shared responsibility

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Flu vaccines for younger population may break cycle

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Plant factory built as alternative method for vaccine production

A Joseph von Fraunhofer prize is being issued to two Fraunhofer researchers from the United States for their development of a plant factory which mass produces vaccines in a shorter amount of time than traditional methods. Read More »

Researchers develop electronic chip that quickly identifies pathogens

A Canadian research team recently created an electronic chip that can rapidly analyze blood and other samples for infectious bacteria, according to an article published in Nature Communications. Read More »

Hep B United and CDC team up for multilingual testing campaign

Hep B United, a national coalition addressing hepatitis B public health challenges, announced a partnership on Wednesday with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for a multilingual testing campaign. Read More »

Drug resistance mechanism in TB found

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Saliva found to potentially protect against flu

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WHO issues interim guidance on new TB drug

The World Health Organization issued interim policy guidance on Thursday related to bedaquiline, a new tuberculosis drug that was recently granted accelerated approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Read More »

Voices of Meningitis and Sanofi Pasteur launch awareness campaign for young athletes

Voices of Meningitis, a public health initiative, and Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of integrated healthcare company Sanofi, announced the launch of a program on Thursday to educate parents about meningococcal disease. Read More »

Malaria cases in Solomon Islands decline

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Vaccine developed that may prevent traveler's diarrhea

Researchers at the University of Cambridge recently developed an oral vaccine to prevent traveler's diarrhea, which plagues some 10 million people around the world annually. Read More »