The Global Meningococcal Initiative (GMI) – an international group of expert scientists, doctors and public health officials – has recommended that people who are human immunodeficiency virus...

Researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, modified an experimental malaria vaccine and showed that it completely protected...

In 2016, lyophilized CVD 103-HgR (Vaxchora, PaxVax, Redwood City, California), a single-dose, live attenuated oral cholera vaccine, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Minnesota, officials with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) now put the outbreak at 50 cases in three counties– Hennepin, Ramsey and Crow Wing Counties. The...

In a follow-up on the measles epidemic in Romania, European health officials, in an update Friday, report the outbreak tally is now 5,119 cases since the beginning of 2016. This includes 24 deaths. A...

Last Sunday, in an interview on the Outbreak News This Week Radio show, CIDRAP Director, Mike Osterholm, PhD, told me when asked about the Minnesota measles outbreak that they expected the outbreak...

For the past two weeks, we have watched the Minnesota measles outbreak grow into 32 confirmed cases as of Friday. The bulk of the cases have been reported in Somali children in the state with all of them...

A vocal few Canadians hold anti-vaccine views, but they are not the main reason for insufficient childhood vaccination coverage across Canada, finds a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “In...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines a plan to ensure a continuous yellow fever vaccine supply in the United States following the anticipated depletion of the U.S.-licensed YF-VAX®...

In our continuous monitoring of the measles outbreak in Hennepin County, Minnesota, state health officials reported three additional confirmed cases today, bringing the total to 24. All the cases are...