Novartis signs over tuberculosis drug development, research program to TB Alliance

Novartis recently signed a global licensing agreement with Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) for drug compounds to fight tuberculosis. Read More »

Illinois reports first 2014 human West Nile virus case

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Hong Kong to incorporate flu vaccine into national vaccination program

The Hong Kong government pledged on Thursday to boost subsidies towards flu vaccines for children and the elderly, and to incorporate influenza vaccines into the national vaccination program in the upcoming season. Read More »

Study shows parents' vaccination intentions differ based on information provided

A recent study conducted by Indiana University found that the framing of parent-targeted messages about the benefits of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination influenced parents' intentions to immunize their children. Read More »

U.N.'s Nabarro: Social mobilization key to defeating Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

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California health authorities report no Ebola cases in state

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported on Tuesday that no cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the state. Read More »

Americans recovering from Ebola infection released from hospital

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Minnesota health department lauds facilities for flu vaccination rates

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced on Wednesday that its FluSafe program presented more awards in the 2013-2014 flu season than ever before. Read More »

Two cases of active TB reported among casino employees in Mississippi

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Study shows TB spread to pre-Columbian South America by seals, sea lions

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Finnish-Swedish research group develops algorithm-based diagnostic aid for malaria

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Study finds vaccines can prevent meningitis transmission between humans

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Texas' Tarrant County reports first case of chikungunya

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Study uses laser optical tweezers to investigate malaria

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CDC receives grant to help combat Ebola in West Africa

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Foundation recently received a $1 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation towards efforts to combat the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa. Read More »

WHO worker with ebola receiving treatment

The World Health Organization said on Sunday that a health worker who contracted Ebola while deployed to Sierra Leone to combat the disease is receiving the best treatment available. Read More »

New immunization requirements take effect in Minnesota next week

New immunization requirements will take effect in Minnesota next week that require students in the state to receive certain vaccinations or submit documentation proving a legal exemption. Read More »

Study shows TB vaccine variant more effective, cross protects against leprosy

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Mississippi reports second West Nile-related death

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U.N. cautions against flight restrictions on Ebola-stricken countries

The United Nations warned on Monday that flight restrictions on Ebola-affected countries in West Africa are preventing the delivery of health workers and supplies. Read More »