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Mar 24, 2014

Mar 24, 2014
TB chest x-ray

European group offers guidance for treating MDR, XDR-TB

In addition, Boston researchers provide what they say is the first estimate of MDR-TB in kids.

Dec 03, 2013

Dec 03, 2013

News Scan for Dec 03, 2013

Funds to fight global disease
Flu prediction tool

Jun 26, 2013

Jun 26, 2013

News Scan for Jun 26, 2013

Flu vaccine efficacy
WHO and MERS cases
Dengue in Asia-Pacific
Polio fund-raising

Mar 29, 2013

Mar 29, 2013

Scientists seek ethics review of H5N1 gain-of-function research

(CIDRAP News) – A group of scientists acting under the aegis of a vaccine research advocacy organization has asked President Obama's bioethics committee to evaluate the ethics of experiments designed to increase the transmissibility of H5N1 avian influenza viruses.

Nov 09, 2012

Nov 09, 2012

Study shows modest benefits for malaria vaccine in infants

(CIDRAP News) – The latest trial of the world's first malaria vaccine showed it was only modestly beneficial in African infants, a somewhat disappointing finding after an earlier part of the study showed that it halved cases in older babies.

Dec 07, 2011

Dec 07, 2011

New clinical research consortium to tackle pandemic threats

(CIDRAP News) – A group of health organizations today launched a new international consortium to better prepare the clinical research community to respond to the next pandemic or other emerging health threat.

Oct 18, 2011

Oct 18, 2011

Study: Malaria vaccine halves cases in young kids

(CIDRAP News) – In a closely watched trial of the world's first malaria vaccine in thousands of African children, researchers today reported that in the latest phase of testing, the vaccine prevented about half of malaria infections in young children.

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