Pfenex receives subcontract for malaria antigen production process

Pfenex, Inc., a San Diego-based biotechnology company, announced on Tuesday that it received a subcontract to develop a robust, scalable, current good manufacturing practices-ready production process for large-scale production of a blood-stage malaria antigen. Read More »

NanoBio receives NIAID contract for pandemic influenza vaccine adjuvant

NanoBio, an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based biopharmaceutical company, announced on Tuesday that it received an initial contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop a pandemic flu vaccine adjuvant. Read More »

Mexico announces five new cases of cholera

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Hong Kong CHP reports 145th confirmed case of MERS

The Hong Kong Department of Health's Centre of Health Protection reported on Wednesday an additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome to the World Health Organization, bringing the total global number of confirmed cases to 145. Read More »

WHO confirms outbreak of polio in Syria

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Michigan lab receives TB investigation contract

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GAVI on track, but reports show improvement is needed

Save the Children and ACTION released reports on Tuesday assessing the GAVI Alliance's progress at the midpoint of its five-year strategy. Read More »

Gates Foundation and Sanofi Pasteur partner on vaccine development

Sanofi Pasteur announced on Tuesday that it has entered into partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to discover and develop new technologies to accelerate the production of vaccines against global health concerns. Read More »

Mississippi confirms first 2013-2014 flu season cases

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Prevention initiative reduces MRSA in veterans hospitals

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Google announces update to Flu Trends model

Google announced on Tuesday that it has updated Flu Trends, which estimates the severity of flu season every year in the United States. Read More »

Genetic sequencing and modeling of cold virus illustrate cure difficulty

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Geneticists create first map of human HIV resistance

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Reports find GAVI Alliance has room for improvement

Reports launched on Tuesday by Save the Children and ACTION found that the GAVI Alliance can improve in multiple areas during the second half of its five-year strategy. Read More »

New SARS-like virus discovered in Chinese horseshoe bats

EcoHealth Alliance announced on Wednesday that a new SARS-like coronavirus has been discovered in Chinese horseshoe bats. Read More »

Immunosignature diagnosis may take guesswork out of vaccine efficacy

Scientists from the Center for Innovations in Medicine in the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University recently developed a new technology, known as immunosignature diagnosis, which makes it easier to predict vaccine efficacy. Read More »

ECDC releases report on botulism type F

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control released a report on Wednesday that identified available evidence on the epidemiology, mobility and availability of treatment for botulism type F. Read More »

Newly discovered monoclonal antibodies could control HIV

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New study reveals potential control for mosquito populations

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Meridian receives CDC contract for rotavirus vaccine R&D

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