SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2017

Greffex develops comprehensive H7N9 vaccine

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Gates Foundation announces global health partnership with Tahir Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation recently announced a partnership with the Tahir Foundation of Indonesia meant to improve the lives of the poorest people in the world. Read More »

GSK and Merck vaccines approved for U.K. vaccine schedule

Two companies in the United Kingdom, GlaxoSmithKline and Merck, have seen an increase in sales due to the inclusion of their vaccines in the national immunization schedule. Read More »

North Carolina health officials investigate measles outbreak

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H7N9 flu may have evolved from at least four other flu viruses

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CPS suggests doctors work with vaccine-hesitant parents

When parents refuse to get their children immunized, doctors should not dismiss the parents and children from their practice, according to a new practice point released on Friday by the Canadian Paediatric Society. Read More »

UNICEF supports measles immunization program for Syrians

The United Nations Children's Fund recently partnered with the World Health Organization and others to deliver measles vaccines to Syrians in Syria, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq affected by the war in Syria in response to a measles outbreak. Read More »

New nanotechnology device quickly detects malaria

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A*STAR and Veredus Laboratories develop lab-on-chip to detect tropical diseases

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research and Veredus Laboratories recently announced the launch of VereTrop, a biochip that can identify 13 different major tropical diseases from one blood sample. Read More »

MEDICC publishes issue on Cuban healthcare

Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba published a MEDICC Review journal issue on Thursday based on matters related to Cuban primary healthcare. Read More »

Study shows focusing on STD prevention with HPV vaccine more persuasive

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Development of Clostridium bolteae vaccine continues to advance

A new vaccine under development to fight against Clostridium bolteae, a bacteria responsible for gastrointestinal issues prevalent in 90 percent of autistic children, is steadily advancing towards a market release. Read More »

Scientists use gene sequencing to identify Lone Star virus

Researchers at UC San Francisco recently used new faster gene sequencing to conclusively identify that the tick-borne Lone Star virus is part of a family of other tick-borne viruses. Read More »

UNICEF: Lenny Kravitz films PSA to end preventable child deaths

UNICEF and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lenny Kravitz recently joined together to record a public service announcement urging people to contribute to the end of preventable child deaths. Read More »

Ainsworth allegedly touts sugar pills as homeopathic vaccines in U.K.

Yourwellness Magazine recently reported U.K. homeopathic pharmacy Ainsworths allegedly labeled sugar pills as vaccines for childhood ailments. Read More »

Saudi Arabia reports 7 cases of novel coronavirus, 5 dead

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Scientists identify vector that infected apes and humans with malaria

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Canadian community pharmacies commit to work with government

Community pharmacies committed on Friday to work with the government of Ontario to implement strategic improvements that enhance access to patient care while managing healthcare costs. Read More »

NAIAID awards three contracts to AIDS researchers for SVEU efforts.

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Soligenix and Intrexon collaborate on melioidosis therapy development

Soligenix, Inc., recently announced on a new collaboration with Intrexon to develop a treatment for Melioidosis together, which will protect people from both a deadly disease and a biological weapon. Read More »