CEPI—the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations—today announced a collaboration with Profectus BioSciences, Inc. and Emergent BioSolutions Inc. under which Profectus and Emergent will receive...

Emergex Vaccines Holding Limited, a biotechnology company pioneering a new approach to enable synthetic vaccine development in the field of infectious diseases, today announces that it has filed a patent...

West Virginia health officials are reporting an increase in the number of confirmed cases of acute hepatitis A virus since March. As of May 18, 106 cases (98 confirmed, 3 probable, 5 suspect) have been...

Outbreak update In an outbreak update on the Ebola Virus Disease situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), health officials say the situation continues to evolve. According to the DRC...

On Monday, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced this year’s first Japanese encephalitis case confirmed in an over 50-year-old male who resides in Pingtung County. On May 14,...

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reported Friday that Romania and France lead EU/EEA countries this year in measles. The highest number of cases to date in 2018 were in Romania...

A major route toward creating effective vaccines against dengue virus and Zika involves the E protein that covers the surface of each viral particle. If we could develop strong antibodies against this...

Measles is currently affecting several French regions and the rapid increase in the number of cases since the beginning of the year may give rise to fears of another major epidemic throughout the country. After...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health announced Saturday the investigation of a case of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) infection. The patient is...

Cholera The Uganda Ministry of Health is reporting is an active Cholera outbreak in parts of Kampala City. A total of 7 cases have been confirmed and are currently undergoing treatment at China-Uganda...