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An article from the Associated Press
August 9, 2013 - Dengue epidemic looms for Central American region   August 9, 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 Time Magazine
August 9, 2013 - New Middle Eastern Virus Linked to Camels   Anytime a novel virus infects human populations, scientists focus on tracing its origins. And this time their search led to the humped dromedary. After a Saudi Arabian national died...
An article from the Jerusalem Post
August 9, 2013 - Polio vaccine campaign goes nationwide   August 9, 2013 -- The Health Ministry decided over the weekend to offer oral polio vaccine to children up to the age of nine-and-a-halfyears starting on August 18 – and not to confine the...
An article from Forbes
August 9, 2013 - Court Rulings Don't Confirm Autism-Vaccine Link   August 9, 2013 -- There’s a post making the rounds courtesy of something called “Whiteout Press” with the headline “Courts confirm vaccines cause autism.” It’s spreading across...
An article from Xinhua News Service
August 9, 2013 - Animal MERS-CoV virus cases provide no clue for human infection: WHO   August 9, 2013 -- As for the recent study that suggests Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) or a virus very similar to it has been recently...
An article from India Real Time
August 8, 2013 - How to avoid dengue fever   August 8, 2013 -- Dengue fever, a viral infection, which causes severe bone ache, flu-like symptoms and in rare cases can be fatal, spreads through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. This type of...
An article from Reuters Health
August 8, 2013 - Flu vaccine not tied to pregnancy complications   August 8, 2013 -- Pregnant women who get flu shots are at no greater risk for complications like high blood pressure, urinary tract infection or gestational diabetes, according to...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 8, 2013 - Researchers develop successful lab model for study of hepatitis C   August 8, 2013 -- Researchers with the Mount Sinai Medical Center showed for the first time that the hepatitis C virus can replicate in monkeys, which could...
An article from the Mumbai Mirror
August 8, 2013 - Gates Foundation to help BMC develop digital notification system for TB   August 8, 2013 -- The Seattle-based Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has agreed to work in tandem with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, to...
An interview from Forbes
August 8, 2013 - Which Region Has The Fastest-Growing HIV/AIDS Epidemic In The World?: An interview with George Gotsadze   August 8, 2013 -- Editor’s Note: In advance of the many health-related discussions to take place in September at the Clinton...
An article from Doctors Without Borders
August 8, 2013 - Global Vaccination Community Neglecting Refugee Children   August 8, 2013 -- As Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) begins vaccinating children against pneumonia in a refugee camp in South Sudan, the...
An article from CNN
August 8, 2013 - U.S. reports malaria vaccine breakthrough   August 8, 2013 -- U.S. researchers reported a breakthrough Thursday in the search for a vaccine for malaria, the mosquito-borne disease that sickens millions worldwide. More than three...
An article from The Scientist
August 7, 2013 - Bird Flu Experiments Proposed   August 7, 2013 -- A group of 22 prominent influenza researchers have today (August 7) published a letter in both Nature and Science, stressing the need for a new wave of controversial studies on the...
An article from the Global Post
August 7, 2013 - China's H7N9 bird flu spreads human-to-human   August 7, 2013 -- Chinese scientists have discovered the first case of human-to-human transmission of the H7N9 bird flu. In research published in the British Medical Journal,...
An interview from Forbes
August 7, 2013 - The Top 3 Public Health Trends Across Africa: An interview with Alex Ezeh   August 7, 2013 -- Editor’s Note: In advance of the many health-related discussions to take place in September at the Clinton Global Initiative, the Social...
An article from Soweto Live
August 6, 2013 - A new home-based HPV test is launched in SA   August 6, 2013 -- A new cervical cancer screening test looks set to revolutionise the way in which women are tested for this disease. UDoTest has recently released a new self-...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 6, 2013 - Novartis announces age indication expansion for meningococcal vaccine   August 6, 2013 -- Novartis, a Basel, Switzerland-based healthcare solutions company, announced on Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved...
An interview from Forbes
August 6, 2013 - Delivering Vaccines To Where They're Needed Most: An Interview with Kevin Reilly   August 6, 2013 -- Editor’s Note: In advance of the many health-related discussions to take place in September at the Clinton Global Initiative, the...
An article from the Global Post
August 6, 2013 - Can inhaling a gas save children from malaria?   August 6, 2013 -- MBARARA, Uganda — Ignatius was no longer conscious when he arrived at the hospital in Mbarara, Uganda. After experiencing fever and chills, the six-year-old boy,...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 6, 2013 - Nucleus Medical Media uses animation to raise awareness of adult vaccines   August 6, 2013 -- Nucleus Medical Media, Inc., a creator of interactive medical multimedia, announced on Wednesday that it created free informational...

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