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Sierra Leone Three-Day Ebola Lockdown Leaves Capital "Eerily Quiet" 3/27/2015
A Vaccine Against Placental Malaria Made With Expres2ion Biotechnologies’ Protein Expression Technology, Expres2, Is Ready To Start Human Tests In Germany And Benin 3/20/2015
CALBIO15: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Exec Says Ebola Vaccine Will Arrive in 2016, Takes Aim at Vaccination Critics 3/3/2015
BIOCEO15: Sarepta (SRPT) CEO Feels Backlash After Saying Ebola Research Isn’t in "Shareholder Interest" 2/10/2015
New Outbreak Of Avian Flu Found In Washington State 1/21/2015
Disneyland Measles Outbreak Casts Shadow on Anti-Vaccination Movement 1/21/2015
9 Measles Cases Linked To Disneyland 1/8/2015
Full Blown Ebola Epidemic Unlikely In U.S., Says Specialist 10/20/2014
Can This One Man And His Tiny Biotech Stop Ebola? 10/17/2014
Ebola Outbreak Boosts Odds Of Mutation Helping It Spread, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study 10/16/2014
2nd Health Care Worker Tests Positive For Ebola At Dallas Hospital 10/15/2014
CDC Confirms First American Ebola Case In Dallas 10/1/2014
Man Tied To Deadly 2012 Meningitis Outbreak Pleads Not Guilty 9/12/2014
UN: Ebola Cases Could Eventually Reach 20,000 8/28/2014
Liberia: Doctor Given Experimental Ebola Drug Dies 8/25/2014
Ebola Fight Hindered By Rumors And Bogus Cures Online 8/21/2014
Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) Should Shut Up About Ebola And Focus On Job No. 1 8/7/2014
Patients Got Unapproved Ebola Virus Drug 8/6/2014
FDA Says "Stands Ready" To Work With Companies Developing Ebola Drugs 8/5/2014
Moldy Greek Yogurt Poses Health Threat To Consumers, American Society for Microbiology Reveals 7/9/2014
Oxford Gene Technology Ltd. To Sell Cytocell Products Direct In North America 6/2/2014
FDA: New England Compound Center Drugs Tied to Meningitis 10/8/2012
Hagens Berman Files Lawsuit Against Thalidomide Distributors and Producers 10/26/2011
What A Drag … Iceland Considers Prescription-Only Cigarettes 7/13/2011
Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group Ltd. Acquires TCM Cardiovascular Drug Maker for $120 Million 6/23/2011
BioRadar UK Ltd. Release: Rising Replikin Counts in E. Coli in Germany Since 2005 Preceded Current E. Coli Outbreak 6/20/2011
If the Water Looks and Smells Bad, it May Be Toxic, UCGS Study 9/14/2010
Cholera Outbreak in Cameroon 'Worst in 20 Years' Says UNICEF 9/7/2010
Ruling Favors PharmAthene, Inc. in Fight Over $78M Anthrax Contract 6/9/2010
Extra Mutations Help Flu Evade Drug, Study in Science 6/4/2010
New Strategy Discussed at World Health Organization Conference May be Last Shot to Get Rid of Polio 5/21/2010
The Scripps Research Institute Research Team Finds Structure Of 'Swine Flu' Virus 3/25/2010
Was Swine Flu A False Pandemic? 1/5/2010
First Case of Highly Drug-Resistant TB Found in US 12/28/2009
Norweigian Scientists Announce H1N1 Mutation 11/24/2009
Not Just Swine Flu - New Cold Virus May Lurk, Too, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Doctors Discover 11/18/2009
Pet Cat in U.S. Catches Swine Flu 11/5/2009
National Institute of Allergy And Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Scientists Propose New Explanation For Flu Virus Antigenic Drift 10/30/2009
Alabama Scientists Discover Influenza's Achilles Heel: Antioxidants 10/30/2009
One Swine Flu Shot Enough?, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Thinks So 9/11/2009
Swine Flu Shots May Come Too Late to Stem Fall Outbreak, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Study 9/11/2009
New Malaria 'Poses Human Threat', Study in Clinical Infectious Diseases Shows 9/9/2009
So Far, No "Red Flags" Seen In H1N1 Vaccine, National Institute of Allergy And Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Announce 8/24/2009
8 Cities in US Line up for Swine Flu Vaccine Test, Government Study 8/11/2009
World Health Organization Sees Swine Flu Vaccination From Next Month 8/7/2009
University of Rouen, France Scientists Find New Strain Of HIV 8/3/2009
MedImmune's Nasal Vaccine Holds Promise Against Swine Flu 7/31/2009
Swine Flu May Cause Seizures In Children, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Doctors Say 7/24/2009
Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (HGSI) Announces New Order for Raxibacumab (ABthrax) from U.S. Government for $151 Million 7/22/2009
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Says Not Worried About H1N1 Vaccine Supply 7/20/2009
Swine Flu Pandemic Could Trigger Vaccine Battles 7/17/2009
World Health Organization: Pandemic Flu Shows Need For Pharma Incentives 7/14/2009
U.S. To Spend Another $1 Billion On Flu Vaccine 7/13/2009
World Health Organization Likely To Give H1N1 Jab Guidance On Monday 7/10/2009
Drug-Resistant Flu Strain Turns Up in Denmark but Doesn’t Last Long 6/30/2009
Drugmakers Like GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) And Novartis AG Rush To Produce A Swine Flu Vaccine 6/15/2009
World Health Organization Declares Swine Flu Pandemic 6/12/2009
Will Congressional Drug Policies Harm Medical Innovation? 6/12/2009
Viable Swine Flu Shot Closer to Reality, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Experts Say 5/26/2009
Swine Flu Genes Circulated Undetected For Years, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Scientists Say 5/26/2009
Tests Show More Swine Flu Immunity In Older Folks, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Report 5/22/2009
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Officials Fear New H1N1 Could Mix With Drug-Resistant Strains 5/20/2009
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Offers World Health Organization 50 Million Pandemic Vaccines 5/20/2009
Drugs Urged for Swine Flu in Pregnancy By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 5/13/2009
World Health Organization Urges Restraint On Tamiflu In Swine Flu Cases 5/13/2009
Public Health Agency of Canada's Completes Genetic Sequencing Of H1N1 Virus 5/7/2009
Amid Swine Flu, Sales Of Antiviral Drugs Surging; Swine Flu Is Sweet Pill For Roche (RHHBY) And GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 5/5/2009
World Health Organization Says Existing Vaccine Little Use Against New Flu 5/4/2009
World Fights New Flu Virus With Latest Science 5/1/2009
New Flu Virus May Be A Real Mongrel, Columbia University Study Shows 5/1/2009
Swiss Hospital University Hospital of Geneva Develops 36-Hour Swine Flu Diagnostics Test 4/30/2009
Aethlon Medical (AEMD) Confirms Hemopurifier(R) Is a Treatment Candidate Against Swine Flu Virus 4/30/2009
First U.S. Swine Flu Death in Texas 4/29/2009
Research Team Cracks Swine Flu Genetic Code, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 4/28/2009
FDA Allows Uncleared Uses Of Flu Drugs, Tests 4/28/2009
Companies Like Novartis AG And Others Start Initial Work On Pandemic Vaccine for New Swine Flu 4/28/2009
U.S. Declares Public Health Emergency; Obama Admin. Releases Stockpile of Antiflu Virus Drug 4/27/2009
Flu a Windfall for Roche Holding AG (RHHBF.PK) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Shares Jump 4/27/2009
Canada Sees Plunge In Number Of West Nile Virus Cases In 2008 10/31/2008
Bird Flu Pushed Back, Pandemic Threat Remains: UN 10/22/2008
"Sumo Virus" Warning Is Issued; Deadly Rugby Virus Spreads In Sumo Wrestlers -- National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Tokyo, Japan 9/29/2008
Bad Vaccines Risk Encephalitis Epidemic In India 9/17/2008
Morocco "Goat Plague" Poses Regional Threat, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 9/10/2008
Johns Hopkins University Scientists Discover What Drives The Development Of A Fatal Form Of Malaria 8/19/2008
Extensively Drug-resistant Tuberculosis Found In California, Clinical Infectious Diseases 8/14/2008
First "Virophage" Could Take The Fight To Viruses, University of the Mediterranean Study 8/7/2008
Pressure Grows for F.B.I.'s Anthrax Evidence 8/5/2008
Yokohama City University Experts Try To Block Flu Virus Replication 7/28/2008
New Fatal CJD-Like Dementia Discovered In America, Case Western Reserve University Study 7/11/2008
US National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center: 'New CJD Type' Discovered in US 7/10/2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Measles Outbreak Hits 127 People in 15 States 7/10/2008
Beijing Reports First Victim of Child Virus, Beijing Health Bureau Reports 5/15/2008
TB Strain May Be Linked To Unpasteurized Dairy, Study Suggests 5/6/2008
New Arenavirus Associated With Hemorrhagic Fever Discovered 5/1/2008
First Method For Testing, Assessing Drug Treatments For Chagas' Disease Identified by University of Georgia Scientists 4/23/2008
New Kind Of Killer Virus Discovered In Bolivia 4/18/2008
Recalled Malt-O-Meal Cereals Linked to Salmonella Outbreak 4/15/2008
New Species Of Infectious Disease Found In Amazon, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Study 4/4/2008
Lyme Disease Can Be Prevented With New Shot, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Study Suggests 3/21/2008
Deadly Disease Eliminated In Children Under 5 Years Of Age In Uganda 3/11/2008
Globe-Trotting Black Rat Genes Reveal Spread Of Humans And Diseases 2/1/2008
Drug-Resistant Flu Is Found In Europe 1/31/2008
Small Pet Turtles Cause Salmonella Outbreak 1/25/2008
Studies Highlight MRSA Evolution And Resilience 1/22/2008
San Francisco Bay Area Has First Major U.S. Study Of Morgellons Disease 1/17/2008
Beef from Safeway May Have Had Salmonella: USDA 12/26/2007
Northwestern University Exposing Most Deadly Infectious Diseases In 3-D 11/1/2007
Yale University: Simple Strategy Could Prevent Half of Deadly Tuberculosis Infections 10/31/2007
E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination In Topps Meat Ground Beef Products 9/27/2007
Dole Recalls Bagged Salads Due to E. Coli 9/18/2007
USDA to Give $5.5 Million to Study E. Coli in Produce 8/22/2007
University of Pennsylvania Researchers Develop Formula to Gauge Risk of Disease Clusters 8/17/2007
Seasoning Mix May Be Salmonella Culprit: FDA 7/16/2007
French, German Bird Flu Outbreaks May Signal More Infections 7/5/2007
New Vaccine Unveiled to Fight Pig Disease in South China 5/10/2007
Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Baby Poultry Exposure 3/30/2007
Tyson Unit Recalls Ground Beef on E.Coli Risk: USDA 3/5/2007
Salmonella Outbreak Widens To 41 States 2/23/2007
Japan Confirms Third Bird Flu Outbreak 1/29/2007
U.S. Measles Outbreak Tied To One Person 12/22/2006
New Flu Pandemic Could Kill 81 Million 12/22/2006
E. Coli Outbreak May Be Over: CDC 12/15/2006
Another E.col Outbreak Rattles California Farmers 12/11/2006
E. Coli In N.J. Is linked To Taco Bell 12/5/2006
Flu Viruses Survive Frozen In Lakes, Study Finds 11/29/2006
South Korea To Kill Cats And Dogs Over Bird Flu Fears 11/27/2006
Sri Lanka Confirms Chikungunya Viral Fever Epidemic 11/27/2006
Restaurant Tomatoes Source Of Salmonella: FDA 11/6/2006
Vaccine-Resistant Bird Flu Spreading In Asia 10/31/2006
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Investigating Salmonella Outbreak 10/31/2006
Wild Pigs Eyed In Tainted Spinach Probe 10/27/2006
Americans Piled Up Tamiflu On Bird Flu Fear 10/17/2006
Low-Rsk H5N1 Bird Flu In Ohio Wild Birds: USDA 10/16/2006
E. Coli Link Promising Find But Source Uncertain 10/16/2006
New Test Identifies Mystery New York Viruses 10/13/2006
Spinach E. coli Outbreak Linked To Cow Manure 10/13/2006
New Human Bird Flu Case In Egypt 10/12/2006
Recalled California Lettuce Tests OK 10/11/2006
Europe Told To Wake Up To Tuberculosis Threat 10/10/2006
Lettuce Recalled Over E. Coli Concerns 10/9/2006
Iowa Ground Beef Recalled After E.Coli Find: USDA 10/9/2006
Idaho Links Toddler's Death To Spinach 10/6/2006
E. Coli Found In Cattle Feces In Spinach Probe 10/4/2006
Dengue Outbreak Kills 14 In India 10/3/2006
FDA Says Spinach Safe But Has Bigger Concerns 10/2/2006
No E. Coli Found At Two Calif. Spinach Plants 9/29/2006
More E. Coli Infected Spinach Found 9/27/2006
Investigators Zero-In On Tainted Spinach 9/26/2006
E. Coli Spinach Cases Rise To 173 9/25/2006
2 More Deaths Possibly Linked To Spinach; E. Coli Outbreak Mystifies Investigators 9/22/2006
DNA Tests Will Identify Local E. Coli Strain 9/22/2006
Search For Tainted Spinach Focuses On California 9/21/2006
India To Hold Emergency Meeting To Tackle Polio 9/21/2006
Feds Seeking Source Of E. Coli Outbreak 9/19/2006
Restaurant Chains Pull Spinach From Menus 9/19/2006
E. coli Prompts Warning: Avoid Bagged Spinach 9/15/2006
New Case Of Deadly TB Strain Confirmed 9/14/2006
Trial Of H5N1 Vaccine Effective In Low Doses 9/7/2006
Dengue Fever Klls 94 Cambodian Children In 2006 8/30/2006
Biologists Test For Bird Flu In Alaska 8/30/2006
Pregnant Indonesian Woman Takes Tamiflu 8/29/2006
Analysis Of Spanish Flu Cases In 1918-1920 Suggests Transfusions Might Help In Bird Flu Pandemic 8/29/2006
Database Urged To Share Bird Flu Data 8/25/2006
Recall Curbs Outbreak Of Rare Eye Infection:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 8/23/2006
Scientists Hail Breakthrough In Bird Flu Drug Quest 8/17/2006
Research Pinpoints West Nile Virus Antibody Binding Site 8/16/2006
India Says It Is Bird Flu Free; No Case Since April 8/15/2006
Thai-made Anti-Bird Flu Drug On Sale In November 8/3/2006
Study Shows Hybrid Of Human-Bird Flu Viruses Didn't Transmit Well In Animals 8/1/2006
FDA Warns About Eating Raw Washington Oysters 8/1/2006
Gene Breakthrough Heralds Better Prospect For Malaria Solution 7/26/2006
Researchers Find 'Key' To Unlocking World's Deadliest Malaria Parasite 7/26/2006
Quigley Pharma Inc. (QGLY) Announces Continued Progress In Natural Broad Spectrum Anti-Viral For Use In Preventing Spread Of Avian Flu In Poultry Stocks 7/19/2006
Hong Kong Scientist Given Top Honors For SARS Discovery 7/17/2006
Cadbury Recalls Chocolate Bars Over Salmonella Fears 6/26/2006
HIV's Ancestry Traced To Wild Chimps 5/26/2006
Organ-Recipients' Deaths Prompt Call For Suppliers Of Pet Rodents To Screen For LCMV Disease 5/25/2006
Officials "Stumped" By Indonesia Bird Flu 5/24/2006
Virus Mutation Linked To Spread Of Chikungungya Disease 5/23/2006
Vaccines Protect Birds From Bird Flu, Other Virus 5/23/2006
University of Iowa Develops New, Faster Mumps Test 5/23/2006
Phase 2A Results In Ovarian Cancer Reported By Biomira Inc. (BIOM)'s Commercialization Partner Prima Biomed (PRR.AX) 5/16/2006
Researchers Identify Mechanism Of SARS Attack 5/16/2006
Thirteen Companies Agree To Drop Single-Drug Malaria Treatment 5/11/2006
New Strategy Developed To Combat West Nile Virus 5/5/2006
Bush Flu Plan Puts State, Local Officials In Charge 5/4/2006
Rare Bubonic Plague Case Reported In Los Angeles 4/21/2006
Biotech Firm Microbix Biosystems Inc. (MBXBF) Prepares For Pandemic 4/21/2006
Engineered Yeast May Cut Cost Of Malaria Drug 4/14/2006
Yellow Fever 4/11/2006
FDA Issues Guide For Bird Flu Test 4/10/2006
Horse Antibodies Could Combat A Bird Flu Outbreak 3/28/2006
Enzyme Inhibitors Block Replication Of SARS Virus 3/28/2006
Virulent New Strain Of Tuberculosis Sparks Alert 3/24/2006
Bird Flu Vaccine Works Well In Mice 3/21/2006
Bird Flu May Arrive In U.S. This Year 3/21/2006
Vietnam Scientists Say They Can Make Generic Tamiflu 3/21/2006
Germans Urged To Watch Pets Amid Bird Flu Scare 3/1/2006
BioPenn Student To Publish Anthrax Project 2/21/2006
NIH-Created Ebola Vaccine Passes 1st Test 2/17/2006