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An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 15, 2013 - FDA approves new drug for HIV treatment   August 15, 2013 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug to treat HIV-1 infection on Monday that be taken daily in combination with other antiretroviral drugs. Tivicay...
An article from Science Daily
August 15, 2013 - New Study Puts a Price On Drug-Resistant TB Cases in EU   August 15, 2013 -- A new study has calculated the average cost per case of TB in the EU. The findings suggest the economic burden of TB far outweighs the costs of...
An article from FierceVaccines
August 15, 2013 - The search for a universal flu vaccine has focused on the stem of the lollipop-shaped hemagglutinin of the influenza virus. While the composition of the head changes, the stem is fairly constant from strain to strain. New data...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 15, 2013 - WHO issues update on H7N9 influenza virus   August 15, 2013 -- The World Health Organization announced a new laboratory confirmed case on Sunday of human infection with avian influenza A H7N9 virus, the first newly confirmed case...
An opinion piece from Devex.com
August 15, 2013 - Jim Kim's 'science of delivery': What role for politics?   August 15, 2013 -- EDITOR’S NOTE: What is Jim Yong Kim talking about with his focus on “science of delivery?” Kevin Watkins, executive director of the Overseas...
An update from the Pan American Health Organization
August 14, 2013 - Epidemiological Update: Cholera   August 14, 2013 -- Please click here to read about the current status of cholera outbreaks in the Pan American Region.
An article from LiveScience
August 14, 2013 - Universal Flu Vaccine: Pandemic Viruses May Give Clues   August 14, 2013 -- A good strategy for developing a universal flu vaccine may be to try to mimic the body's natural immune response to a pandemic flu virus, a new study...
An article from Voice of America
August 14, 2013 - Irrigation Brings Malaria Along with Water   August 14, 2013 -- Irrigation can make a big difference in agricultural production and in the lives of farm families. But the artificial application of water may not all be for the...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 14, 2013 - Mucosis publishes preclinical data on RSV vaccines   August 14, 2013 -- Mucosis B.V., a clinical-stage Dutch biotechnology company, announced the publication on Monday of preclinical data demonstrating that its SynGEM intranasal...
An article from Slate Magazine
August 13, 2013 - Endangering the Herd   What if a mother decided not to vaccinate her daughter for measles, based on rumors that the vaccine causes autism, and her daughter gets the disease at the age of 4 and passes it to a 1-year-old, who...
An article from Medical Xpress
August 13, 2013 - New strategy to disarm the dengue virus brings new hope for a universal dengue vaccine   August 13, 2013 -- A new strategy that cripples the ability of the dengue virus to escape the host immune system has been discovered by A*...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 13, 2013 - CDC recommends immunizations for adults   August 13. 2013 -- Thousands of adults in the U.S. suffer serious health problems or even die from vaccine-preventable diseases, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said...
An article from Al Jazeera
August 13, 2013 - CAR announces severe measles epidemic   August 13, 2013 -- A severe measles epidemic has affected the whole territory of the Central African Republic, which lacks any strong health infrastructure, Health Minister Aguid Sounouk...
An article from the Herald Sun
August 13, 2013 - Tuberculosis vaccine could be key to combating allergies and other ailments, according to Melbourne researchers   August 13, 2013 -- A VACCINE to prevent a lethal infectious disease could hold the key to combating Australia's...
An article from the Associated Press
August 13, 2013 - Dengue epidemic looms for Central American region   August 13, 2013 -- Central America is on track to have one of its worst years ever for the painful, sometimes fatal disease of dengue, prompting governments across the region to...
An article from AllAfrica.com
August 13, 2013 - Ugandan App for Pain-Free Malaria Test   August 13, 2013 -- In his 21 years Brian Gitta has had malaria too many times to count. And over the years, because of the numerous times he has had to have his blood drawn to test for the...
An article from Scientific American
August 13, 2013 - The Hidden Threat That Could Prevent Polio’s Global Eradication   August 13. 2013 -- Global eradication of polio has been the ultimate game of Whack-a-Mole for the past decade; when it seems the virus has been beaten into...
An article from the New York Times
August 13, 2013 - Vaccination Appears to Have Halted a Meningitis Outbreak   August 13, 2013 -- A bacterial meningitis outbreak among gay and bisexual men in New York City that had raised fears of a new AIDS-type epidemic has subsided after an...
An opinion piece from This Day
August 10, 2013 - Nigeria: Polio Eradication in Nigeria - Leadership, Politics and Social Issues   August 10, 2013 -- His coming in 2008 was a breath of fresh air to the polio eradication initiative in Nigeria, his going now, may actually be...
An op-ed from the Los Angeles Times
August 10, 2013 - With fewer vaccinations, is your child's school safe?   August 10, 2013 -- Across the country, preschools and elementary schools are declaring themselves nut free or peanut free, asking families not to pack lunch foods that could...

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