WHO recommends changing strains in 2015 flu vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending changing two of the three strains in trivalent influenza vaccines for use next year in the Southern Hemisphere because of signs the circulating strains are less well-matched to the current vaccine. Read More »

NM infants being tested for TB exposure

The New Mexico Department of Health is still evaluating test results for 42 infants who may have been exposed to tuberculosis (TB) at Providence Hospital in El Paso, Texas, between September 2013 and August 2014. Read More »

EV-D68 cases up to 277 in U.S.

The respiratory illness Enterovirus (EV-D68) is spreading and has now been confirmed in 277 patients in 40 states and the District of Columbia, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday. Read More »

UN chief demands global action to end Ebola outbreak

More than two dozen world leaders met to discuss how to end the spread of the Ebola virus at a special gathering at the United Nations (UN) on Thursday. Read More »