Pakistani health officials are testing over 300 suspected polio cases at the National Institutes of Health in Islamabad, which could make the country’s polio case count go up. As of April 29, Pakistan...

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The Americas region has become the first in the world to be declared free of endemic transmission of rubella, a contagious viral disease that can cause multiple birth defects as well as fetal death when...

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A new microneedle patch being developed by the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could make it easier to vaccinate people against measles and other...

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Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D., is urging parents to talk with their child’s doctor about the new school-entrance vaccination requirements, which include...

The number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases in Asia so far this year sees one country reporting tens of thousands, and others reporting thousands of cases of the viral, typically childhood...

Today’s Outbreak News This Week Radio Show started with a brief introduction to a new, free 6-week online course on Vaccines being offered by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of...

From August 2014 to March 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) verified reports of 115 children in 34 states who developed acute flaccid myelitis. Now a research team led by scientists...

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Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved use of Quadracel™ (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis...

Singapore health authorities are reporting an increased number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) so far in 2015, according to local media sources. Since the beginning of the year, health officials...

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability  that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates...