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On Thursday, Dynavax Technologies Corporation announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved HEPLISAV-B [Hepatitis B Vaccine, Recombinant (Adjuvanted)] for prevention of infection...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is working closely with Montebello Costco Wholesale to alert consumers of a possible low risk of hepatitis A exposure associated with...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday approved Merck’s PREVYMIS™ (letermovir) once-daily tablets for oral use and injection for intravenous infusion. PREVYMIS is indicated for...

Ellie, a 46-year-old Asian elephant at the Saint Louis Zoo, has tested positive for tuberculosis (TB). Zoo veterinarians and the elephant care team are preparing to start her on an appropriate treatment...

Rift Valley fever virus, transmitted by mosquitoes, is responsible for outbreaks in livestock in Africa and can also be fatal in humans. Scientists from the Institut Pasteur and the CNRS, working with...

  WHO continues to support the Ministry of Public Health and other national authorities in Madagascar to monitor and respond to the outbreak of plague. Since mid-October 2017, there has been a decline...

Obstructive sleep apnea(OSA) may put elderly people at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American...

The vaccine that protects against cancer-causing types of human papillomavirus (HPV) also prevents an uncommon but incurable childhood respiratory disease, according to a new study published in The Journal...

The low efficacy of last year’s influenza vaccine can be attributed to a mutation in the H3N2 strain of the virus, a new study reports. Due to the mutation, most people receiving the egg-grown vaccine...

Brain images of people who developed neurological complications from West Nile virus found that many of them–including those who had experienced mild symptoms or none all — showed evidence...