Minnesota reports significant increase in STD rates

In a new report from the Minnesota Department of Health, significant increases in the rates of some sexually transmitted diseases were noted from 2012 to 2013. Read More »

Measles antiviral could protect infected people from getting sick, prevent spreading

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TB drug could be basis for class of broad-spectrum treatments

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Flavivirus discovery may lead to new treatments, vaccines

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NIH study shows how immune system protects children from malaria

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New model predicts flu trends using Internet traffic on Wikipedia articles

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital said on Thursday that they may be able to track influenza-like illness in America by analyzing Internet traffic on influenza-related Wikipedia articles. Read More »

Study shows antibiotics reduce gut microbe diversity and impact newborn immune system

Researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) published study results on Sunday that show antibiotics given to nursing mothers may harm the immune response of newborn babies. Read More »

Princeton researcher to study effect of meningitis vaccine following outbreak

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UNICEF and Global Fund recommit to providing care for mothers and children

UNICEF and the Global Fund announced on Tuesday that they signed a new Memorandum of Understanding to improve the health of mothers and children by working together to eliminate HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. Read More »

European Vaccine Initiative enters two new malaria vaccines into clinical development

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Research shows ginseng can be used to treat and prevent influenza and RSV

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WHO European Region releases new framework to eliminate measles and rubella

The World Health Organization European Region released a new framework on Monday that outlined steps to report, document and verify the elimination of measles and rubella, as well as steps to ensure elimination status is maintained. Read More »

GAVI Alliance presents support for expanded vaccine programs through 2020

The GAVI Alliance said on Wednesday that it is completing plans to drive increased access to vaccines and generate a greater impact of immunization programs in communities in recognition of World Immunization Week. Read More »

WHO provides update on Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa

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Meningitis survivor speaks on World Meningitis Day to support vaccinations

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Synthetic Biologics reports positive study findings for pertussis treatment

Synthetic Biologics, Inc., said on Wednesday that its pertussis therapy medication, SYN-005, has produced positive research findings in preclinical tests in non-human primate studies. Read More »

WHO rolls out framework to eliminate malaria during World Malaria Day

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WHO provides Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus update

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Democratic Republic of Congo reports outbreak of yellow fever

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Sinovac Biotech receives government grant for EV71 vaccine project

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