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Newborns infected with herpes simplex virus (HSV) can be appropriately treated with acyclovir, a drug typically prescribed to adults for the treatment of HSV infections. Acyclovir’s drug label now includes...

Barcelona based company, Grifols announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Procleix Babesia assay, a qualitative assay for the detection of the ribosomal RNA from...

Merck announced this week that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review regulatory filings for two antibacterial agents. These filings are: (1) a NDA accepted for Priority Review...

Since the beginning of the year, Clark County Public Health has reported 50 confirmed measles cases and another 11 suspect cases. Forty-eight of the cases are in children 18 years and younger and all...

Ireland health officials declared a measles outbreak in Donegal after two confirmed cases were reported. Officials say the outbreak is linked to a third level institution in Galway. Measles infection...

In a world where we can travel the globe by jet, diseases that were once thought to plague faraway places can now strike close to home. The U.S. had to learn this the hard way. In 2014, a patient harboring...

Oxford University, through its innovation arm Oxford University Innovation (OUI), has entered into an option agreement for a universal influenza vaccine with US-based startup Blue Water Vaccines (BWV),...

A study led by a University of Manitoba researcher has brought science one step closer to using the chickenpox virus to develop a vaccine against HIV. “Varicella-zoster virus, which causes chickenpox,...

Australian company, Mayne Pharma announced this week that their antifungal drug, TOLSURA™ (SUBA®-itraconazole) 65mg capsule, will be launched in the United States. TOLSURA is a new formulation of...

A new study has identified the master regulator that maintains a healthy gut and limits damage by parasitic whipworms. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and collaborators have revealed that...