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An article from Shots, National Public Radio (USA)'s health blog
September 8, 2013 - A mysterious disease in the Middle East has triggered international alarms for two big reasons. The virus is often deadly: It has killed almost half of the 114 people known to have caught it. And there's no clear treatment for...
An article from The New York Times
September 7, 2013 - A measles outbreak in a North Texas megachurch, where vaccinations were discouraged, and soaring rates of whooping cough across the state are drawing renewed calls for immunization legislation, which some lawmakers and medical...
An article from BDNews24.com (Bangladesh)
September 6, 2013 - In its latest bout, at least seven people including four women and a 10-year-old have been confirmed to have been infected with the bacterium in a village of Sirajganj’s Shahjadpur upazilla. The bacterium remains a perennial...
An article from the Daily Trust
September 6, 2013 - Anti-polio vaccine campaigners face 10 years in jail   September 6, 2013 -- Clerics who preache against the administration of the oral vaccine against the polio virus in Niger state risk 10 year jail term or N100,000 fine, the...
An article from Medical Xpress
September 6, 2013 - September 6, 2013 -- In collaboration with colleagues in Rotterdam, an LMU research team led by Professor Gerd Sutter has produced the first candidate vaccine against the MERS virus, a novel and highly pathogenic coronavirus....
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 6, 2013 - September 6, 2013 -- Novavax, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced on Tuesday that it will present data from recent preclinical and clinical trials of its respiratory syncytial virus F-protein nanoparticle...
An article from UNICEF's Newsline
September 5, 2013 - September 5, 2013 -- Sitting comfortably in her mother’s lap, 7-month-old Fatuma is playful and content. Her eyes are bright and curious, studying each visitor who enters the room. But her legs appear unusual – they have not...
An article from FierceVaccines
September 5, 2013 - September 5, 2013 -- Doctors and consumers face an unprecedented number of choices when choosing a vaccine for the upcoming flu season, with 4-in-1 and egg-free shots joining more traditional products on the market. The drive...
An article from the Times of India
September 5, 2013 - First indigenous Japanese Encephalitis vaccine awaits formal launch   September 5, 2013 -- The first totally indigenous vaccine against Japanese Encephalitis (JE)--created using an Indian strain of the virus--has received the...
An article from Science Daily
September 4, 2013 - Pain-Free Microneedle Influenza Vaccine Is Effective, Long-Lasting   September 4, 2013 -- Scientists have developed an influenza vaccine delivered via microneedle patch that provided 100 percent protection against a lethal...
An article from the BBC
September 4, 2013 - September 4, 2013 -- Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said the number of reported new cases rose from 1,228 in the first week of August to 14,021 by the end of the month. Cases of the mosquito-borne disease do peak during the...
An article from AllAfrica.com
September 4, 2013 - Somalia: Polio Widespread in Regions Under Al-Shabaab Control   September 4, 2013 -- Al-Shabaab's refusal to allow the supply of the polio vaccine in areas under its control is causing panic among residents at a time when aid...
An article from VaccineNation
September 4, 2013 - Campaign with Sanofi Pasteur MSD’s shingles jab begins in UK   September 4, 2013 -- The UK is to embark on a universal campaign to vaccinate the elderly with Sanofi Pasteur MSD’s Zostavax vaccine against shingles. Shingles is...
An article from the Global Post
September 4, 2013 - Tackling pneumonia, a 'forgotten killer'   September 4, 2013 -- LUSAKA, Zambia — Inside the pediatric ward of a hospital here, Jess Chihumba tended to her 6-month-old daughter, Holly, alternately nursing her, cuddling her, and...
An article from Shots, National Public Radio (USA)'s health blog
September 4, 2013 - Chronic Illnesses Outpace Infections As Big Killers Worldwide   September 4, 2013 -- People around the world are getting healthier and living longer. Infectious diseases are declining around the globe. But at the same time,...
An article from Time Magazine
September 3, 2013 - How to Find the Right Flu Vaccine   September 3, 2013 -- When you visit your doctor for your annual flu shot, don’t be surprised if he sounds more like your local bartender and asks, “What’s your pleasure?” For the first time...
A press release from Sanofi Pasteur
September 3, 2013 - September 3, 2013 -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that one of its quadrivalent vaccines to prevent invasive meningococcal disease has been prequalified by the...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 3, 2013 - Eight new cases of MERS-CoV reported in Saudi Arabia   September 3, 2013 -- The World Health Organization announced on Wednesday that it was informed of eight additional laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory...
An article from the Washington Post
September 3, 2013 - HEALTHBEAT: Time for flu vaccine again and this year some brands promise a bit more protection   September 3, 2013 -- Flu vaccination is no longer merely a choice between a jab in the arm or a squirt in the nose. This fall,...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 3, 2013 - CDC finds adenovirus cases related to EKC outbreak   September 3, 2013 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report on August 16 that stated six cases of human adenovirus in four states were reported...

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