ECDC reports 26 new West Nile virus cases in EU

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Global Fund appoints new chief information officer

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria recently appointed Paul Tuxford, an information technology expert, to the position of chief information officer. Read More »

Pfizer completes pneumonia case accrual for CAPiTA

Pfizer, Inc., announced on Thursday that it completed the pneumonia case accrual in the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Immunization Trial in Adults 65 years of age and older. Read More »

First Michigan case of H3N2v in 2013 confirmed

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Blood pressure drug may quicken TB treatment

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Obese people and new moms risk flu complications

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Mosquitoes able to smell humans better at night

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AAP releases immunization recommendations for 2013-2014 flu season

The American Academy of Pediatrics released a statement on Monday that recommended all children six months and older and any persons belonging to high-risk populations receive immunization against the influenza as soon as possible. Read More »

Novavax to present clinical trial results of RSV vaccine

Novavax, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced on Tuesday that it will present data from recent preclinical and clinical trials of its respiratory syncytial virus F-protein nanoparticle vaccine candidate at a conference next week. Read More »

Allied Healthcare issues update on Phase I herpes vaccine trial

Allied Healthcare Group, a Brisbane, Australia-based healthcare company, announced on Tuesday that the first two of five cohorts were successfully dosed with no safety issues raised in a herpes virus vaccine study. Read More »

New flu vaccines available this season

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WHO announces four new cases of MERS-CoV

The World Health Organization announced on Saturday that it was informed of an additional four laboratory-confirmed bases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection in Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Wyoming reports first death from West Nile virus

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Massachusetts health officials alert residents to potential measles exposure

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Global Fund receives $750 million pledge from Nordic countries

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced on Wednesday that it received a donation of $750 million from Nordic countries. Read More »

New discovery may decrease rate of sexual transmission of HIV

A new study conducted by scientists at the Queen Mary University of London made a new discovery that has the potential to help slow down the transmission of HIV during sexual encounters. Read More »

Texas pertussis levels on track to reach highest levels in 50 years

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Walgreens to help provide vaccines to up to three million children in need

Walgreens, the largest drugstore chain in the U.S., announced a partnership on Wednesday with the U.N. Foundation to help provide up to three million vaccines to children in developing countries. Read More »

ECDC reports increase in paratyphoid A fever from travelers in Cambodia

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control announced on Thursday that there has been a strange increase in the number of cases of paratyphoid A fever from travelers returning from Cambodia. Read More »

New study shines light on fight against hepatitis C and hepatitis B

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