In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in Nashville, TN, Metro Public Health Department (MPHD) officials confirmed 34 cases of hepatitis A have occurred in Nashville since December 2017. “Metro...

The Mecklenburg County Public Health is warning the public of a possible hepatitis A exposure to patrons of the Charlotte Hardees on  Little Rock Road between June 13 and 23. A worker there was diagnosed...

Ireland health officials are advising the public to get vaccinated with two doses of a Measles-containing vaccine to protect themselves and their families before the holiday season because of an on-going...

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says 3,139 people have been vaccinated in three Ebola infected health zones of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The overall total stands at 61 cases, including...

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the Malawian government should consider quickly adopting the new typhoid vaccine Typbar-TCV as the new routine treatment for the disease.   WHO Malawi representative...

Using two experimental anti-malarial vaccines, which work in different ways, can greatly reduce the number of malaria infections in animal studies. Experimental vaccines, which independently achieve 48%...

Measles The measles outbreak in Ukraine increased by 1,401 cases in the past week (560 adults and 841 children), bringing the total for the year to 21,894 (8,557 adults and 13,037 children) for the...

Research at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) has found that information available online can provide unreliable information based on old, ‘weak’ scientific studies. The study ‘Fake...

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has launched a clinical trial of an investigational vaccine designed to protect against respiratory...

A study published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows the effectiveness of the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) vaccine for infants whose mothers receive the vaccine...