Norovirus vaccine candidate cuts symptoms by more than half

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Safeway gives extra incentive to flu vaccine customers

Safeway, Inc., a North American food and drug retailer, announced on Monday that it would provide a 10 percent off coupon for an entire shopping trip to customers who get a flu vaccine. Read More »

New quick paper-based TB test found

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GAVI Alliance CEO commends succesful trial of RTS,S malaria vaccine

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Governments failing to use evidence-based strategies for vaccine acceptance

The greatest threat to the acceptance of childhood vaccines may be the failure of governments to use evidence-based strategies to avoid threats to the science communication environment, according to a recent article in Science. Read More »

CDC recommends early flu vaccination

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Canada pledges $20 million to increase accessibility to measles vaccines

Canada pledged $20 million to increase access to measles vaccines for children in developing countries during the U.N. General Assembly in New York on Wednesday. Read More »

NYC launches initiative to control hepatitis C prevalence in the city

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday announced the launch of an initiative to combat Hepatitis C infection, a disease which now accounts for more annual deaths than HIV/AIDS. Read More »

MSF teams vaccinate CAR children against measles, polio

Teams from Médecins Sans Frontières in Central African Republic recently carried out an emergency measles and polio intervention with approximately 9,000 children, MSF announced on Monday. Read More »

Japanese encephalitis vaccine receives prequalification from WHO

PATH, a global health nonprofit organization, and China National Biotec Group Co., Ltd., a Chinese vaccine manufacturer, announced on Wednesday that a Japanese encephalitis vaccine received prequalification from the World Health Organization. Read More »

Salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken

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WHO Director-General Chan says access to water key to ending poverty

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Hepatitis B research center renamed for co-founder Baruch Blumberg

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Swedish foundation provides funding for mucosal vaccines

The Sweden-based Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation will provide more than $2.47 million for the development of mucosal vaccines based on nanoparticle technology, the University of Gothenburg announced on Tuesday. Read More »

Supplement linked to acute hepatitis, sudden liver failure

Public health officials recently warned that use of the dietary supplement OxyELITE Pro has been linked to the development of acute hepatitis and sudden liver failure among previously healthy young adults. Read More »

United Nations committed to helping eradicate cholera in Haiti

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Merck: Older adults should take steps to avoid shingles

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GeoVax announces positive results from Phase IIa HIV vaccine trial

GeoVax Labs, Inc., an Atlanta-based biotechnology company, presented additional results on Wednesday from a Phase IIa trial evaluating the safety and immunogenicity of the company's first generation preventive HIV vaccine. Read More »

Sweeping yellow fever vaccination efforts undertaken in Cameroon

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RBM and South African DOH highlight progress towards eliminating malaria

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