3D print of influenza virus. The virus surface (yellow) is covered with proteins called hemagglutinin (blue) and neuraminidase (red). NIH

High-dose influenza vaccination substantially improves immune responses against influenza in adults with seropositive rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research findings presented...

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Valneva SE, a commercial stage biotech company focused on developing innovative lifesaving vaccines, today announced progress in its Phase 1 program targeting a single-shot vaccine...

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Patients with sleep apnea who have short interruptions in breathing while they sleep are at higher risk for death than those with longer interruptions, according to a study published...

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The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Government of Canada announced a $4 million investment in a new multidisciplinary research network that will bring together...

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With an ongoing outbreak of monkeypox in Nigeria and three recent exported cases to other countries, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued a notice for...

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Health officials in South Korea are reporting a three-fold increase in syphilis cases over the past 5 years. 776 cases were reported in 2013 and this exploded to 2,138 cases last year. Nearly...

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On today’s show I spend a lot of time looking at the flu shot/flu season in light of the recent pediatric death reported here in Florida. I look at some disturbing trends and...

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A mosquito-borne parasitic disease, lymphatic filariasis is one of nearly two dozen neglected tropical diseases.  Infection is usually acquired in childhood and causes hidden damage...

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The New Jersey Department of Health has confirmed an adenovirus outbreak at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell. Officials say 18 cases of adenovirus among...

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Japan has reported more than 1,100 rubella cases this year, the most cases reported in four years. This outbreak has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to...

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In a follow-up on the hantavirus outbreak  in the military camps of the Joint Task Force of the Yungas in La Asunta, Bolivian health officials said Friday (computer translated) that...

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The Ukraine Ministry of Health reported an additional 781 measles cases – 217 adults and 564 children in the past week, a more than 10 percent increase over the previous week. Since...