Maryland health department orders health providers to report suspected MERS cases

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U.S. facility to produce cell-based influenza vaccine

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Meningitis Research Foundation applauds vaccine applications

The United Kingdom-based Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) expressed its approval on Thursday of recent applications to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for meningitis B vaccine licensing. Read More »

Researchers discover weakness in antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Researchers funded by Wellcome Trust announced on Wednesday the discovery of a way of bringing down the defensive walls of drug-resistant bacterial cells. Read More »

Vertex, Janssen enter influenza treatment licensing agreement

Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced a licensing agreement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., on Wednesday to develop and commercialize the VX-787 influenza vaccine. Read More »

Red Sea State, Sudan, experiences dengue fever outbreak

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Experts say new technologies could significantly improve vaccine development

A recent report published in Nature Immunology found that new research and technologies in the fields of antigens, genomics and immunological monitoring could speed the development of new vaccines. Read More »

Georgia Department of Public Health requires vaccinations in school students

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) announced on Thursday that it will require all students born after January 1, 2002 entering seventh grade and new entrants in grades 8-12 to provide proof of whooping cough and MCV4 vaccinations for the 2014-2015 school year. Read More »

Global Fund selects Harley Feldbaum to lead Policy Hub

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GAVI Alliance reappoints Dagfinn Høybråten as chairman of the board

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Researchers discover multiple pathogens in blacklegged ticks

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Study reviews antimicrobial drug effects on cholera treatment

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WHO reports detection of poliovirus in Brazilian sewage samples

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GAVI Alliance addresses MSF concerns on infant Hepatitis B vaccine

Medecins Sans Frontieres recently expressed concern about the slow implementation of the World Health Organization's recommendation that a dose of hepatitis B vaccine be delivered immediately after birth. Read More »

China reports new avian flu case

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WHO responds to spread of Ebola in West Africa

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Global Fund announces new agreements with malaria treatment suppliers

The Global Fund announced on Tuesday new framework agreements with artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) suppliers to improve the delivery of anti-malarial medicines. Read More »

Study of new malaria vaccine shows promise

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University of Buffalo receives grant to fight superbugs with old antibiotics

The National Institutes of Health recently awarded scientists at the University of Buffalo (UB) a $4.4 million grant to develop new dosing regimens for antibiotics designed to fight superbugs resistant to modern medicine. Read More »

Study shows influenza A virus can jump from horses to camels

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