Researchers publish new methods to generate flu vaccines

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Plandai Biotechnology announces positive results for anti-malarial plant extract

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Cases of novel coronavirus confirmed in Saudi Arabia

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Patent issued for cancer vaccine component

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the company a patent for cancer immunotherapy using the interleukin 13-receptor alpha 2 protein. Read More »

WHO concludes yellow fever vaccine booster not required

An advisory group to the World Health Organization announced on Friday that the yellow fever booster vaccination given ten years following an initial vaccination is not needed. Read More »

A*STAR and Cytos begin landmark influenza clinical trial in Singapore

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IAVI gives statement on World AIDS Vaccine Day

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative gave a statement on Saturday, which was World AIDS Vaccine Day, that said it is still committed to the quest for an AIDS vaccine. Read More »

ECDC updates coronavirus rapid risk assessment

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control recently published an update of its rapid risk assessment of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in response to new infections and confirmed person-to-person transmission. Read More »

PPA urges Pennsylvania legislators to sign immunization expansion law

The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association announced on Thursday that physicians throughout the state of Pennsylvania are urging legislators to support a bill that would expand pharmacist-provided immunizations to patients over the age of seven. Read More »

Global Fund partners with Pledge Guarantee for Health

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced a new partnership on Friday that will allow the organization to leverage private sector funding to expand access to health supplies like bed nets. Read More »

Expert doubts CDC promotion of influenza vaccine

Peter Doshi, a postdoctoral fellow at John Hopkins University School of Medicine, said on Thursday that while the CDC has said the influenza vaccine is the best option for the public, other data points otherwise. Read More »

GAVI funds new pneumonia immunization program in Uganda

A new immunization initiative, funded by the GAVI Alliance, will reach 1.4 million children in Uganda and protect them against pneumonia and other diseases as part of progress towards the 2015 Millennium Development Goals. Read More »

Study: Whole-cell vaccines more effective for pertussis than acellular

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NIAID commemorates HIV Vaccine Awareness Day by recounting progress

The National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease commemorated HIV Vaccine Awareness Day on Saturday by recounting progress made against the deadly disease. Read More »

SARS-like coronavirus possibly found in New York

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Study: Pest control method for dengue mosquitoes 96 percent effective

Oxitec's innovate approach to pest control was proven 96 percent effective against dengue mosquitoes in Mandacaru, Bahia State Brazil in a recent study by Moscamed. Read More »

Studies describe new, highly accurate malaria test

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Vaccines could save more than 23 million lives by 2020

Life-saving vaccines against diseases like rotavirus and hepatitis B could avert more than 23 million deaths by 2020, according to a study by the GAVI Alliance recently published in Vaccine. Read More »

Success seen in attempts to vaccinate children in Afghanistan

UNICEF announced on May 7 that its efforts to vaccinate children in remote regions of Afghanistan are beginning to show signs of success. Read More »

New malaria detection system deemed highly effective

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