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Anti-Vax Movement To Blame For Quadrupling Of Mumps Cases This Year 12/22/2016
Asia Outbreaks Prompt Question: Is All Zika Dangerous? 11/23/2016
Florida Keys Approves Trial Of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes To Fight Zika 11/22/2016
Despite Progress, Measles Kills 400 Children A Day: WHO 11/11/2016
Cuba Is Waging An Organized, Intrusive War On Zika. It's Working 11/10/2016
What's The Next Global Disease Threat? Some Predictions 11/8/2016
Zika Is On The Ballot In Florida — And Science-Based Decision-Making 11/8/2016
Drug-Resistant Fungus Spreading In U.S., Warns Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc. 11/8/2016
First Zika Death In The U.S. Was Indeed Caused By The Virus, Officials Say 9/29/2016
Could A Zika Vaccine Break The Vaccine Stalemate? 9/13/2016
Should You Worry About Tick Borne Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever In Spain? 9/9/2016
The Science Of Why Bugs Are Attracted To Certain People 8/25/2016
Health Official Warns Zika Could Spread Across U.S. Gulf 8/23/2016
Could A Zika Epidemic Be The Key To A Trump Victory? 8/18/2016
S.C. Mosquitoes Likely To Carry Zika, But Health Experts Don’t Expect Major Disease Outbreak, Medical University of South Carolina Study 8/15/2016
Top NIH Official: More Locally Transmitted Zika Cases Likely 8/1/2016
Zika Has Officially Reached The U.S. Mosquito Population 8/1/2016
While Zika Spreads In The U.S., Congress Goes On Vacation 7/26/2016
Do You Know Which Mosquito Repellents Really Work? Most People Are Wrong 7/20/2016
New York Reports First Female-To-Male Zika Transmission Via Sex, CDC Reveals 7/18/2016
Employee Taken to Hospital After Genentech (RHHBY) Hazmat Spill in South San Francisco 7/18/2016
Brazilian Scientists Find New Zika-Linked Brain Disorder In Adults 4/11/2016
Global Spread Of Zika Linked To Types Of Mosquitos That Transmit It, University of Texas Study 3/24/2016
Intrexon CEO: I Would Not Go To Brazil 3/22/2016
Bay Area Researchers Scramble To Create Tests For Zika Virus 3/15/2016
This Biotech Billionaire Says He Fights Zika Better Than The UN 3/8/2016
Biocryst (BCRX)'s Zika Drug Shows Promise In Mice 3/7/2016
Don't Use Ebola Funds To Fight Zika 3/2/2016
Zika Starts New Vaccine Race 2/29/2016
Teenager Near Tokyo Found To Have Zika Virus After Return From Brazil - NHK 2/25/2016
Czech Republic Reports First Two Zika Cases 2/25/2016
Five Ways Scientists Are Going After The Zika Virus 2/24/2016
More Possible Cases Of Sexual Transmission Of Zika Virus, CDC Reveals 2/24/2016
Brazil To Fight Zika By Sterilizing Mosquitoes With Gamma Rays 2/23/2016
Adimab LLC. Scientists Report The Isolation Of Highly Potent Anti-Ebola Virus Antibodies From Recent Zaire Outbreak 2/19/2016
"No Evidence" Women Can Pass On Zika Virus Via Sex 2/18/2016
CDC Prepares For Zika As U.S. Disease 2/18/2016
Biotechnology May Help Control Zika In Brazil 2/17/2016
Russia Reports First Case Of Person Infected With Zika Virus 2/16/2016
UN Readies Nuclear Solution To Destroy The Zika Virus 2/12/2016
Americans Continue To Contract Zika Virus 2/12/2016
China's First Zika Virus Case Confirmed, Reports Say 2/10/2016
Zika Virus: Pregnant Queensland Woman Tests Positive 2/10/2016
ESCMID Experts Gather Data On The Zika Virus As They Prepare For Potential Outbreaks In Africa And Southern Europe 2/9/2016
Smart Science: Wolbachia Bacteria Might Stop Zika And Dengue Viruses 2/8/2016
Zika Virus Transmittable Through Sex; Unclear Risk From Saliva, Urine, CDC Reveals 2/8/2016
Bharat Biotech Says Working On Two Possible Zika Vaccines 2/3/2016
What Will Life Be Like For Brazil's Generation Of Zika Babies? 2/2/2016
Zika Virus Isn't The First Disease To Spark A Debate About Abortion 2/2/2016
A Genetically Modified Mosquito Could Help Fight Zika 2/1/2016
Zika Vaccine May Be Ready For Emergency Use This Year: Developer 1/29/2016
Deformed Babies Also Suffering Eye Damage Linked To Zika In Brazil 1/29/2016
WHO Sees 3-4 Million Cases Of Zika Virus, Role In Birth Defects 1/28/2016
Arizona Woman Is Third Victim Of Widespread Salmonella Outbreak 9/21/2015
"Super-Gonorrhoea" Outbreak In Leeds 9/18/2015
Legionnaires' Outbreak Widens To 12 Dead In New York 8/11/2015
Thousands Of Ebola Survivors Face Severe Pain, Possible Blindness 8/10/2015
CDC's Approach To Legionnaire's Disease Causes Preventable Outbreaks 8/7/2015
7 Dead In NYC Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak 8/5/2015
Four Dead, 65 Sick In New York City Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak 8/3/2015
Two Dead In Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak In New York 7/30/2015
Romark Laboratories, L.C. And Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Respond To Recent Cryptosporidium (Crypto) Outbreak In Dallas 7/28/2015
South Korea Reports Two More MERS Deaths, Thailand Says No New Cases 6/22/2015
S.Korea Fights To Contain MERS Outbreak 6/1/2015
World's First Malaria Vaccine Moves Closer To Use In Africa 4/24/2015
Scientists To Share Real-Time Genetic Data On Deadly MERS, Ebola 4/21/2015
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