Hong Kong's CHP announces new case of avian influenza H7N9

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Health workers trained on malaria in Gambia

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Hong Kong investigates severe pediatric influenza A infection

Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection said on Tuesday it was looking into a case of severe pediatric influenza A infection affecting a seven-week-old baby boy. Read More »

CDC reports most severe flu seasion in four years

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Kansas Norovirus outbreak sourced from Jimmy John's restaurant

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Janssen ends cancer treatment study early after positive results

Janssen Research & Development LLC, part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies, announced the early stopping on Tuesday of a Phase III study of ibrutinib in the treatment of certain cancers on a planned interim analysis. Read More »

New nanotechnology could battle influenza, other viruses

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CytoDyn receives FDA approval for Phase 2b study of new HIV treatment

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CDC reports 90 cases of Chikungunya infections in the Caribbean

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Microbix sues Novartis for alleged patent infringement

Microbix Biosystems, Inc., a Toronto, Canada-based biological product developer, announced on Monday that it filed a lawsuit against Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics for allegedly infringing on Microbix's proprietary VIRUSMAX technology. Read More »

ECDC reports 12,096 measles cases in EU last year

Between November 2012 and October, there were 12,096 cases of measles reported by the 30 European Union/European Economic Area countries, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said on Tuesday. Read More »

Dynex Technologies diagnostic system has successful field trial

Dynex Technologies said on Wednesday that it completed a successful field trial of its M² Multiplexed Microwell system, which tests for five diseases with a single process. Read More »

WHO delivers more than 125 tons of medical supplies to Syria

The World Health Organization recently delivered more than 125 tons of medical supplies to health care providers in Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic, to aid more than 386,000 patients. Read More »

Positive interim results for PaxVax cholera study

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Marketing validated for Bristol-Myers Squibb HCV treatment in EU

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UNICEF and partners begin vaccination campaign in CAR

UNICEF said on Wednesday that a campaign to vaccinate more than 210,000 children displaced by violence has begun in the Central African Republic capital of Bangui. Read More »

MSF reports healthcare situation in South Sudan worsening

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders announced on Tuesday that the health care situation in South Sudan is worsening as a result of the conflict, which displaced more than 110,000 people. Read More »

Merck receives FDA approval for pediatric HIV treatment

Merck, a global healthcare company, announced the U.S. approval on Wednesday of ISENTRESS, a new pediatric formulation of the company's integrase inhibitor to be used for the treatment of HIV-1 infection. Read More »

Newly identified protein could help fight malaria

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Public health leaders promote new framework for development

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