SARS coronavirus treatments could treat MERS-CoV

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Illinois reports first West Nile virus-related death in Cook County

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Novavax sees positive results in Matrix-M adjuvant

Novavax, Inc., announced on Thursday positive results for a clinical trial of GEN-003, a vaccine for herpes, which uses Novavax's Matrix-M adjuvant. Read More »

Arkansas Department of Health reports two cases of swine flu

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WPV discovered in waste-water treatment plant in Israel

Wild poliovirus was discovered for the first time in a waste-water treatment plant in Jerusalem, Israel, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said on Wednesday. Read More »

Study finds birds may lack important anti-inflammatory protein

Birds may be missing an anti-inflammatory protein that is important in the immune systems of many animals, according to a study recently published in American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology. Read More »

More cases of Cyclosporiasis confirmed in United States

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APIC creates report to track CRE infection

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology announced on Monday that it created a summary of states that reported cases of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in order to track the deadly organism. Read More »

Mississippi reports three new human West Nile virus cases

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Study finds climate change not likely to worsen malaria in West Africa

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Saudi Arabia reports two new cases of MERS-CoV

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BVGH and WIPO complete 30th research agreement

BIO Ventures for Global Health announced on Tuesday that it completed its 30th research agreement as part of a partnership with World Intellectual Property Organization to fight against malaria, tuberculosis, dengue and other neglected tropical diseases. Read More »

Experimental CMV vaccine may be more effective than previous vaccines

An experimental vaccine against human cytomegalovirus infection was found to be safe and more effective than previous vaccines, according to a recent study conducted by scientists at the University of California at Davis. Read More »

NIH starts testing H7N9 avian flu vaccine candidate

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Global Fund partners with Cameroon to increase HIV treatment funding

Cameroon and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced on Wednesday that they are increasing their funding for anti-retroviral drugs in order to combat HIV. Read More »

First time ever link found between MRSA and swine handling

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Genomic test can distinguish between bacterial and viral infections

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FAO launches emergency H7N9 containment project

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization announced two emergency regional projects on Wednesday meant to contain avian influenza. Read More »

New Mexico reports first flu case of season

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Recent study discovers new potential approach to combating TB

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