CDC: Deadly, drug-resistant bacteria spreading in U.S. healthcare facilities

Drug-resistant pathogens known as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae are spreading in hospitals and are becoming more resistant to last-resort antibiotics, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More »

Dengue cases up by 74 percent in Caraga region of Philippines

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New study contradicts conventional wisdom on cancer therapies

A recent study in conducted in mice demonstrates how altering a traditional ingredient in cancer vaccines could make them more effective. Read More »

Study suggests malaria resistance continues to rise along Thai-Myanmar border

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Taiwan makes H5N1 vaccine free for high-risk individuals

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Novartis teams up with University of Cape Town to battle TB and malaria

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Drugstore group urges more vaccination authority for pharmacists

The U.S. National Association of Chain Drug Stores is urging Congress to give pharmacists more of a role in immunization practices. Read More »

EMA opens debate on animal-product use in vaccines

The European Medicines Agency recently opened a debate on safety issues surrounding the use of animal-products in vaccines. Read More »

Novavax, ICGEB and CPLB collaboration honored for malaria vaccine progress

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FDA panel recommends strains for 2013-2014 flu vaccine

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee recently recommended that the composition of the influenza vaccine for the 2013-2014 influenza season should be slightly altered from the current vaccine. Read More »

Anti-cancer compound found in plant may target malaria parasite

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Nigerian state reports 361 measles cases since start of 2013

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Flu deaths rise to 169 in Minnesota

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Perlmutter appointed president of Merck Research Laboratories

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PAHO/WHO devote funds to prevent cholera in Haiti

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Study shows flu travels through air

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Researcher poses hypothesis for antibiotic-resistant bacteria

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Study: Salmonella increases resistance to two key antibiotics

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Indian district hit with hepatitis B vaccine shortage

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Vaccine developer receives synthetic biology grant

Vaccine developer Prokarium, Ltd., and the University of Birmingham Institute of Microbiology and Infection recently received a $595,000 grant to further their efforts in the field of synthetic biology. Read More »