Sanofi to provide UNICEF with polio vaccine

Sanofi Pasteur announced on Friday that it will sell significant quantities of inactivated polio vaccine to UNICEF at a reduced price and make it available based on country needs and vaccination plans. Read More »

TNO Triskelion introduces new BSL-3 laboratory

TNO Triskelion announced on Monday that it upgraded one of its facilities to Biosafety Level 3, allowing the company to test vaccines against deadly viruses like avian flu. Read More »

Study gives hope for novel, effective HIV vaccine

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Arrowhead receives regulatory approval for trial of chronic hepatitis B drug

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PaxVax appoints three new senior leaders

PaxVax, Inc., a specialty vaccine company, announced new appointments on Monday to the positions of chief financial officer, chief corporate development officer and vice president of product management. Read More »

Hong Kong tests dengue preparedness

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ECDC risk assessment reports flu season started late, peak still to come

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control reported in the annual risk assessment released on Tuesday that circulation of the flu during the 2013-2014 season started late in Europe. Read More »

New study finds vinegar effective against TB mycobacteria

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UNICEF begins polio vaccination campaign in Middle East

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Vitamin A may help body fight TB

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Sixth human case of avian influenza in Hong Kong under investigation

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection said on Tuesday that it is investigating a human case of avian influenza A that was imported to Hong Kong. Read More »

California influenza-associated death toll hits 304

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Louisiana confirms fifth pediatric flu death

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals confirmed its fifth pediatric flu death of the season last week in a weekly report to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More »

Rhode Island responds to potential measles exposures

The Rhode Island Department of Health announced on Sunday that it is working with health officials to notify patients who may have been exposed to an individual with measles. Read More »

AAP study finds pro vaccine messages backfire

The American Academy of Pediatrics published study results on Monday that found messages about the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine do not produce the desired effect of encouraging parents to vaccinate their children. Read More »

Hong Kong's CHP releases details on 18-month-old avian influenza patient

The Center for Health Protection of the Hong Kong Department of Health released on Wednesday the details of a newly reported confirmed human case of avian influenza A H7N9 affecting an 18-month-old girl. Read More »

ABL picked by Profectus to evaluate HIV vaccine candidate

ABL, Inc., a biomedical contract research organization, announced on Tuesday that it was selected by Profectus Biosciences, Inc., to evaluate multiple delivery regimens of an HIV vaccine candidate. Read More »

UNAIDS, IFRC join forces to treat 15 million with HIV by 2015

The Joint U.N. Programme on HIV/AIDS announced on Tuesday that it signed a memorandum of understanding to advance efforts to scale up HIV testing and treatment access. Read More »

Pertussis immunization rates increase with changes to hospital orders

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Global Fund Board meeting to establish new funding model

The Board of the Global Fund is expected to make a decision at a meeting this month regarding how the philanthropic organization will conduct its fundraising campaigns moving forward. Read More »