FDA study finds no connection between flu vaccine and seizures

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AIDS vaccine could neutralize nearly all strains of virus

A study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) recently found that a vaccine or other therapy directed at a single site on a surface protein of HIV could in principle neutralize nearly all strains of the virus. Read More »

Florida MERS patient released from hospital

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European Commission increases contribution to GAVI Alliance Replenishment

José Manuel Barroso, the president of the European Commission, pledged on Tuesday to increase the European Union's contribution to the GAVI Alliance Replenishment to $240 million for 2014-2020. Read More »

UNICEF warns of worsening South Sudan cholera outbreak

UNICEF announced on Monday that the cholera outbreak in South Sudan is worsening. Read More »

Canada hands over biological containment lab to Caribbean Health Agency

The Government of Canada officially handed over a new biological containment laboratory to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) on Tuesday. Read More »

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation reaches 20 million women

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) announced on Tuesday that it has reached 20 million women around the worlds in its efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Read More »

NIH screens existing drugs for compounds active against MERS-CoV

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Reports study health surveillance systems at public events

A recent series of reports from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine studied the disease planning and surveillance systems used at major public events. Read More »

GSK offers five-year price freeze on vaccines for GAVI graduating countries

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Study finds third-party billing issues hurts school vaccination programs

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Virginia Department of Health confirms second case of measles

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World Health Assembly approves hepatitis resolution

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New Malaria vaccine candidate identified

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Hong Kong Department of Health monitors two new avian flu cases in China

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Germany to host replenishment event for GAVI Alliance

Germany announced this week that it will host an upcoming replenishment conference in an effort to secure the final round of funding for the vaccination of more than 300 million children, which would avert an additional five to six million deaths. Read More »

Nations call on donors to fund GAVI Alliance

Representatives from developing nations called on donors to fund the GAVI Alliance's mission to immunize children on Friday at the 67th World Health Assembly in Geneva. Read More »

Student wins Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge in Canada with new HIV diagnosis method

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Oklahoma resident dies from hantavirus

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Tajikistan reports high coverage in polio immunization campaign

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