A small number of people who are infected with HIV-1 produce very special antibodies. These antibodies do not just fight one virus strain, but neutralize almost all known virus strains. Research into developing...

Utah County Health Department (UCHD) is experiencing an increase of Pertussis cases, many in infants and young children. UCHD anticipates even more cases now that school is back in session. The number...

The Papua New Guinea National Department of Health (NDOH) reported an additional circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) case this one from the capital city of Port Moresby. This brings...

The Ugandan government has launched a nationwide Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV) preventative campaign targeting over 1.6 million children from age one year and above in the 11 defined cholera-endemic districts...

A Phase 1 clinical trial examining whether a topical cream can enhance the immune response conferred by a “pre-pandemic” influenza vaccine is underway at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Investigators...

The National Department of Health of Papua New Guinea announced this week that three additional polio cases have been confirmed in Morobe, Madang and Enga provinces. The case from Morobe is a four-year-old...

Mauritius health officials stating reporting sporadic measles cases in late-March 2018 and by mid-May, the measles epidemic threshold was met. From March through late August,  808 confirmed measles...

A nationwide measles vaccination campaign was launched this weekend in Afghanistan to protect 13.8 million children aged 9 months to 10 years against measles. This is a collaborative effort of The Government...

The Argentina Ministry of Health has reported (computer translated) eight confirmed measles cases this year with all the cases from the city and province of Buenos Aires. Nearly all of the cases were...

In a follow-up on the Brazil measles outbreak, as of August 28, 1,553 cases have been confirmed and 6,975 remain under investigation. Currently, the country is facing two measles outbreaks: in Amazonas,...