Emmy-winning actress Archie Panjabi teams up with Rotary to stop polio

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Study shows new pneumococcal vaccine as safe as previous vaccine

The new 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine appears to be as safe as the vaccine that was used before 2010, the seven-valent PCV, according to a study recently conducted by Kaiser Permanente. Read More »

Research shows boosting natural flu resistance may counter flu mutations

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WIAAP opposes bill that may allow unvaccinated health care employees

The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics announced its opposition on Thursday to a proposed bill that would allow health care employees to take a "personal exemption" from an employer's mandatory flu vaccine programs. Read More »

Emergent will submit anthrax vaccine sBLA to FDA

Emergent BioSolutions, a global specialty pharmaceutical company, announced on Thursday that within the next two years it will submit a supplemental biologics license application for BioThrax, the company's anthrax vaccine. Read More »

GAVI Alliance CEO delivers address on immunizations

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Study shows possibility of universal flu vaccine

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New study gives researchers insight into avian flu

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Scientists take steps toward universal flu vaccine

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WHO highlights importance of sharing information to battle disease

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New strategy may improve HIV vaccine development

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Sinovac Biotech, Ltd., receives GMP certificate reflecting new standards

Sinovac Biotech, Ltd., a leading biopharmaceutical manufacturer in China, announced on Friday that it received the Certificate of Good Manufacturing Practices for Pharmaceutical Products from the China State and Food Administration. Read More »

World Health Assembly closes with concern over novel coronavirus

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New report shows progress in reducing child mortality

Some of the poorest countries in the world have cut young child and maternal mortality rates by half or more, according to a recent report by collaborative organization Countdown to 2015. Read More »

New discovery in battle against deadly meningococcal disease

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Global Forum on Cervical Cancer Prevention urges HPV vaccine availability

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USAID and Gates Foundation award seven DIV grants

The U.S. Agency for International Development and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation issued seven new development innovation ventures grants last week as part of USAID's open competition for development ideas. Read More »

U.N. responds to cholera outbreak in eastern Mali

A major cholera outbreak in eastern Mali is the result of poor access to clean drinking water, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said on Tuesday. Read More »

New study shows how a virus reacts to a vaccine

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, released the findings of its study on Saturday, showing how a virus will react to a vaccine using genome sequencing. Read More »

African Union celebrates 50th anniversary with anti-disease declaration

The African Union celebrated its 50th anniversary on Monday by signing a declaration to defeat HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis with the help of the Global Fund. Read More »