Epistem assists in combat evaluation of Genedrive for U.S. Air Force

Epistem Holding Plc announced on Monday that it has entered into a cooperative agreement with John Hopkins University's Advanced Physics Laboratory to complete the combat evaluation Epistem's Genedrive for the U.S. Air Force. Read More »

Text message reminders increase flu vaccine uptake

Text message reminders about the influenza vaccine increased uptake among low-income pregnant women, particularly in the third trimester, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Public Health. Read More »

IAVI congratulates Birx on AIDS coordinator nomination

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to finding effective HIV vaccines, congratulated Deborah Brix on Saturday on her nomination as the next U.S. global AIDS coordinator. Read More »

New malaria discovery may lead to better vaccine and treatment

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WHO calls for EOI in Round 6 Malaria RDT Testing Programme

The World Health Organization, the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics and other partners on January 8 called for expressions of interest in Round 6 of the WHO Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test Product Testing Programme. Read More »

Scientists discover hiding place of HIV in human body

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Immune system fights viruses and bacteria differently

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Mississippi reports deaths in adults unvaccinated against the flu

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Arkansas urges young-to-middle aged persons to receive flu vaccination

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Indigenous groups may be more vulnerable to flu

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Soligenix's ThermoVax able to stabilize vaccines up to one year

Soligenix, a Princeton, New Jersey-based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announced positive results on Wednesday for a study involving its vaccine heat stabilization technology, ThermoVax. Read More »

Kansas reports high and widespread flu activity

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said on Tuesday that influenza activity is high and widespread, and encouraged people to receive a flu vaccination. Read More »

UNAIDS and Global Fund fear LGBT law in Nigeria will impede treatment

UNAIDS and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria recently expressed serious concern regarding a new law passed in Nigeria that will criminalize the gay community and may severely undermine HIV/AIDS initiatives. Read More »

Researchers develop mice with human immune system

Researchers developed a strain of mice with a human-like immune system that can be used to study malaria infections, according to a study recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read More »

Hepatitis C infection varies widely among U.S. Hispanics

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Walgreens to donate three million vaccines in developing countries

Walgreens announced on Wednesday that it is donating three million vaccines to children in developing countries at the completion of an immunization campaign created in partnership with the UN Foundation's Shot@Life. Read More »

Hong Kong reports first case of Hib infection in 2014

The Hong Kong Department of Health's Centre for Health Protection announced on Thursday that it began an investigation concerning the first Haemophilus influenza type b infection of the year. Read More »

Researchers determine structure of key HIV protein

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TransactRx launches immunization registry service

TransactRx, a Coral Gables, Florida-based vaccine billing service, announced the launch on Wednesday of its Immunization Registry Interface Service, a nationwide immunization registry interface for pharmacies. Read More »

Misconceptions and misinformation about flu vaccines put people at risk

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