PCAN urges Pennsylvania legislators to expand vacine access

The Pharmacy Choice & Access Now coalition urged the Pennsylvania General Assembly on Wednesday to support a measure that would increase access to vaccines for school-age children and teens. Read More »

Eight new cases of MERS-CoV reported in Saudi Arabia

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Study shows African-American women less likely to receive HPV vaccine

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Minnesota DOH announces successful year for FluSafe program

The Minnesota Department of Health announced on August 21 the results of its FluSafe program, which seeks to vaccinate Minnesotan health workers to decrease overall risk of influenza, for the 2012-2013 flu season. Read More »

New Mexico reports more than 300 cases of pertussis

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Mississippi reports two new human West Nile virus cases

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BD Diagnostics launches BD Viper System in U.S.

BD Diagnostics, a part of Becton Dickinson and Company, announced on Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the launch of its BD ProbeTec Trichomonas vaginalis Qx Amplified DNA Assay. Read More »

CDC finds adenovirus cases related to EKC outbreak

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California entrepreneur helps launch anti-mosquito patch

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NBA star delivers bed nets to Tanzania with U.N. program

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First case of West Nile virus confirmed in Massachusetts

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Florida DOH encourages mosquito safety after recent dengue outbreak

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BD supports proposal by FDA to reclassify rapid flu tests

Becton, Dickinson and Company, a global medical technology company, recently announced its support for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's proposed reclassification of rapid influenza detection tests. Read More »

North Carolina DHHS makes flu vaccines mandatory for healthcare workers

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Connecticut closes areas of Pachaug State Forest because of EEE

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Researchers make major antibiotic-resistant bacteria breakthrough

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston reported they have made a major breakthrough in understanding how vancomycin-resistant bacteria develop drug resistance to antibiotics. Read More »

Chan optimistic in address to Regional Committee for Africa

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March of Dimes recommends flu shot for pregnant women

The March of Dimes, a nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health, recently urged pregnant women to protect themselves and their unborn babies by getting an influenza vaccine. Read More »

TOMI Environmental Solutions holds symposium with Saudi Arabia

TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc., held a symposium with the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on August 29 titled "Insights and Solutions for Emerging Viruses and Infectious Diseases." Read More »

Study examines effectiveness of targeting mosquito breeding grounds

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