WHO unveils new TB elimination framework

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U.N. ramps up polio vaccine campaign, healthcare efforts in Iraq

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UNAIDS establishes goals for ending AIDS threat

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) concluded a three-day session of discussion and debate in Geneva on Thursday that established a framework for combating the disease in the future. Read More »

Texas A&M researchers identify new TB test to improve speed of diagnosis

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Four countries to receive support from WHO influenza preparedness program

The World Health Organization announced the first four countries in the European Region to benefit from the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (PIP) framework on Tuesday during a meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark. Read More »

Additional case of bird flu brings total to 436 this year in China

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FDA approves 2014-2015 formulation of Flublok influenza vaccine

Protein Sciences Corp. announced on Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the company's strain change amendment to Flublok, its seasonal influenza vaccine, for the 2014-2015 flu season. Read More »

Ban presents progress report on MDGs ahead of 2015 deadline

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WHO declares Mongolia free of measles

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TB infection in children may be 25 percent higher than previous estimates

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Louisiana reports first West Nile virus cases of 2014

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New analysis: H1N1 slow-spreading, driven by school children

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Studies show COPAN products ideal for pertussis specimen transport

Recent studies showed that COPAN's Universal Transport Medium (UTM) is an ideal collection and transport medium for influenza, pertussis and other specimens. Read More »

Egyptian health officials report first H5N1 fatality in Menia governorate

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NIAID launches clinical trial of new C. diff treatment

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Microbix alleges VIRUSMAX patent infringement in Europe by Novartis

Microbix Biosystems, Inc., has filed a new patent lawsuit against Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, alleging the company infringed on its VIRUSMAX patent in Europe. Read More »

Study shows extra dose of inactivated polio vaccine boosts child immunity

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Researchers move closer to disrupting malaria parasite development

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Dengue vaccine provides moderate protection in clinical study

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Antibiotic resistance challenged by new drug-delivery method using DNA nanopyramids

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