Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-12-28 New way to screen for chagas disease in children 0 None
2007-12-28 Neglected tropical diseases, lymphatic filariasis, trachoma, leishmaniasis, onchocerciasis and schistosomiasis 0 None
2007-12-27 Paradigm shift in TB: virulence factors, not antibiotics 0 None
2007-12-27 Research could turn the tables on superbugs 1 None
2007-12-27 Despite past disasters U.S. still not ready to cope biological attacks and flu pandemics 0 None
2007-12-20 Simple measures to control spread of XDR TB 0 None
2007-12-20 Does treating worms in people with HIV slow progression to AIDS? 0 None
2007-12-19 Experts in Britain say give away free condoms in pubs, clubs and taxis 0 None
2007-12-19 Contaminated syringes make 40 people sick 0 None
2007-12-19 WHO says Pakistan bird flu cluster no cause for alarm as yet 0 None
2007-12-19 Bird flu a worry in Pakistan, Africa and Indonesia 0 None
2007-12-18 Ryan White funding proposal demonstrates neglect of US' growing AIDS epidemic 0 None
2007-12-18 Poultry workers at greater risk of carrying antibiotic-resistant E. coli 0 None
2007-12-18 Rifapentine is back for tuberculosis 0 None
2007-12-18 Hospitalizations for children with HIV drop by nearly two thirds 0 None
2007-12-17 Raised public awareness of hepatitis C leads to 10 per cent increase in diagnoses 0 None
2007-12-14 Ingredient found in human semen enhances HIV infection 0 None
2007-12-14 Aggressive TB control can yield big economic gains 0 None
2007-12-13 U.S. efforts to monitor H5N1 could easily miss entry of the virus into North America 0 None
2007-12-13 New ray of hope for children with Batten disease 0 None
2007-12-13 Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus strips away immune system's defensive measures 0 None
2007-12-12 New UK Centre for Zoonosis Research to open in Liverpool 0 None
2007-12-12 U.S. healthcare facilities aren't doing enough to protect patients from MRSA 0 None
2007-12-12 Lethal human H5N1 influenza virus Replikin gene still upregulated 0 1
2007-12-12 $15 million boost for malaria treatment in rural Tanzania 0 None
2007-12-10 Bacteria in cows' milk may cause Crohn's disease 0 None
2007-12-10 International initiative to study viruses implicated in type I diabetes launched in London 0 None
2007-12-10 Call for an early-warning avian influenza system 0 None
2007-12-10 Chikungunya in La Reunion - new findings 0 None
2007-12-10 Boost for tick disease research 0 None
2007-12-10 Doctors failing to diagnose HIV early in UK Africans 0 None
2007-12-10 Chikungunya virus spreads to new vectors 0 None
2007-12-10 Greater need for education regarding blood borne viruses 0 None
2007-12-10 Bird flu cases in China still a puzzle 0 None
2007-12-10 Plenty of turkey for Brits this Christmas despite bird flu 0 None
2007-12-10 Hospitals cut down on Christmas decorations to curb superbugs 0 None
2007-12-10 Bird flu comes to Poland just in time for Christmas 0 None
2007-12-09 Winter flu doubles the risk of heart attacks and stroke 0 None
2007-12-09 Report blasts U.S. government department's treatment of HIV immigrant detainees 0 None
2007-12-09 Ebola ravages Uganda as local doctor dies after treating victims 0 None
2007-12-09 Human to human spread of bird flu suspected in China 0 None
2007-12-06 Why is flu worse in winter? 0 4
2007-12-05 Striking shift seen among newly HIV-infected men regarding partners 0 None
2007-12-05 Scientists strike blow in super bugs struggle 0 None
2007-12-05 HIV-infected infants respond poorly to childhood vaccination 0 None
2007-12-05 HIV Collaborative Fund receives $5.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 0 None
2007-12-05 Dengue fever health education is "insufficient, under-funded, and irregular" in Cambodia 0 5
2007-12-05 Many cancers caused by infections 0 None
2007-12-04 Public-health approach for HIV control in India needs to become more scientific 0 None
2007-12-04 Benzethonium chloride products identified as best for killing MRSA 3 None
2007-12-03 Latin American adolescents are more likely to become infected with HIV than Spanish 0 None
2007-12-03 Frightening new Ebola strain ravages remote Congo area 0 None
2007-12-03 The true picture of AIDS in the U.S. yet to be revealed 0 None
2007-11-29 Devastating economic impact predicted if foot-and-mouth disease arrive in Kansas 0 5
2007-11-29 New figures show an alarming incidence of HIV in MSM 0 None
2007-11-27 Simple measures such as hand washing better than drugs in dealing with flu viruses 0 None
2007-11-27 JAMA reports HIV spike among gay men; AHF says routine testing, effective prevention needed 0 None
2007-11-27 Deadly variations of superbug now spreading beyond the hospital 0 None
2007-11-27 HIV in Thailand appears more deadly 0 None
2007-11-27 New challenges for diagnosis of bacterial STIs 0 None
2007-11-27 MRSA in the community: A new threat to children's health? 0 None
2007-11-27 Link between tooth infection and hair loss 0 5
2007-11-27 Superbug strains have spread to nursing homes and into the community 0 None
2007-11-27 Fast way of spotting multidrug resistant bacteria could help stop outbreaks in hospitals 0 None
2007-11-27 Health officials should consider mass vaccination in their efforts to control endemic cholera 0 None
2007-11-27 Cholera can be controlled with oral vaccines 0 None
2007-11-27 Dirty ambulances may be a culprit in spread of superbugs 0 None
2007-11-27 Bird flu in South Korea prompts culling of 17,000 ducks 0 None
2007-11-27 Surge in HIV/AIDS prompts demand for all Beijing hotels to provide condoms 0 None
2007-11-27 Bill finds another $200m to beat polio 0 None
2007-11-27 HIV/AIDS in Serbia - stigma, loneliness and ostracism 0 None
2007-11-27 Do rural and non-rural single, young adults differ in their risk and protective HIV/STD behaviors? 0 None
2007-11-27 Less drugs may be best for treating malaria 0 None
2007-11-27 Dirty ambulances could help the spread of MRSA 0 None
2007-11-27 Washington D.C. a hotbed for AIDS 0 None
2007-11-26 Indonesia refuses again to share bird flu samples 0 None
2007-11-26 TB appears again in the U.S. 0 None
2007-11-26 Another case of bird flu in Hong Kong 0 None
2007-11-26 Brits gear up for pandemic while FDA warns about flu jabs side-effects 0 None
2007-11-22 Lymphatic filariasis causes devastating social and economic losses 0 None
2007-11-22 India to provide 2nd-line AIDS treatment to 5,000 patients, bows to activists' pressure 0 None
2007-11-22 UK framework for responding to an influenza pandemic 0 None
2007-11-22 Family doctors and patients with herpes are poorly informed about the viral infection 0 None
2007-11-22 Brits battle to contain bird flu as another 68,000 birds are culled 0 None
2007-11-21 Novel proposal to overcome the virus sharing impasse 0 None
2007-11-21 New model to predict the spread of emerging diseases 0 None
2007-11-21 Measures that are needed to curb humanity's most fatal diseases 0 None
2007-11-21 New human rhinovirus associated with pediatric respiratory tract infection in Germany 0 None
2007-11-21 Monkeys fend off AIDS-like symptoms with enhanced HIV vaccine 0 None
2007-11-21 New UNAIDS report offers encouraging news, but most HIV-positive mothers still not getting care 0 None
2007-11-21 Influenza vaccine strategies for broad global access 0 None
2007-11-21 HPA statement on recent media interest in Pseudomonas infections 0 None
2007-11-21 AIDS statistics revised by WHO in 2007 0 None
2007-11-21 Report on new therapies and vaccines for HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-11-21 Bird flu in Britain continues to crop up 0 None
2007-11-20 UN revises AIDS estimates but it remains a top killer 0 None
2007-11-20 Housing status and HIV risk 0 None
2007-11-19 Outbreak of an unknown disease in Angola 0 None
2007-11-19 British bird flu outbreak now under control 0 None
2007-11-16 Lessons learned from Turkey's 2006 bird flu outbreak 0 None
2007-11-15 Nasty new cold virus claims lives across the U.S. 0 None
2007-11-15 Christmas is coming and so is bird flu! 0 None
2007-11-14 number of cases of most vaccine-preventable diseases is at an all-time low 0 None
2007-11-14 Bird flu in Britain prompts culling of Christmas poultry 0 None
2007-11-14 Hidden epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S. 0 None
2007-11-13 Transplant organs infect patients with HIV and hep C 0 None
2007-11-13 Deadly bird flu hits Britain 0 None
2007-11-13 Brazilian experience of AIDS cocktails 0 None
2007-11-13 New genetic lineage of Ebola virus discovered in great apes 0 None
2007-11-13 Most UK citizens susceptible to hep B infection 0 None
2007-11-13 Early, routine testing for HIV is key to curbing the disease among teens 0 None
2007-11-13 H5 avian influenza found on Suffolk poultry farm 0 None
2007-11-13 Chicken pox vaccination should be introduced for children in the UK 0 None
2007-11-13 Microfluidics chips used to watch worm behavior 0 None
2007-11-13 Antivirals reduce deaths from flu in hospitalized patients 0 None
2007-11-12 Health officials to discuss links between commercial sex work, HIV transmission in Baltimore 0 None
2007-11-12 Members of European Parliament launch Facebook campaign to reduce tax rate on condoms to curb HIV/AIDS in E.U. 0 None
2007-11-07 Dengue fever vaccine looks very promising 0 5
2007-11-06 Plants provide better understanding of the epidemiology and evolution of infectious disease 0 None
2007-11-06 Researchers neutralise the HIV virus 0 None
2007-11-06 MRSA prevalent in Canadian pig farms and pig farmers 0 None
2007-11-06 Baltimore Sun series examines link between commercial sex work, HIV transmission in Baltimore 0 None
2007-11-06 Zambia Medical Association calls for collaboration on HIV/AIDS research between doctors, herbalists 0 None
2007-11-06 BCG vaccine causing illness, death among HIV-positive infants, report says 0 5
2007-11-06 Botswana President says AIDS-related deaths decreasing 0 None
2007-11-06 Ugandan President calls for public-private partnership to fight HIV/AIDS during U.S. meeting 0 None
2007-11-06 Immtech receives $5.1 million to tackle trypanosomiasis and leishmania 0 1
2007-11-05 Oregon receives $1.2 million to provide rent, support services for HIV-positive people living with mental illnesses 0 None
2007-11-05 Washington Post examines reaction to study tracking HIV's arrival in U.S. from Haiti 0 None
2007-11-05 Global Fund, World Bank provide Malawi with $48.5 million to expand HIV/AIDS services, commission says 0 None
2007-11-04 TB vaccine can be a killer for babies with HIV 0 None
2007-11-04 Latest US food scare - 3.3 million pounds of frozen meat pizza products! 0 None
2007-11-02 Tuberculosis breaches borders, but not public health 0 None
2007-11-02 MRSA bloodstream infections showing steady decrease 0 None
2007-11-01 Barack Obama pledges to increase spending on global HIV/AIDS to $50 billion 0 None
2007-11-01 Infectious diseases experts applaud STAAR Act 0 None
2007-10-31 World Food Programme aims to raise $103M for program in Malawi to help people affected by HIV/AIDS, natural disasters 0 None
2007-10-31 HIV arrived in U.S. from Haiti 10 years earlier than previously believed 0 None
2007-10-31 POZ examines HIV/AIDS in U.S. south 0 None
2007-10-31 Novel strategy to inactivate encephalitis virus 0 None
2007-10-31 Somalia experiencing huge increase in cases of visceral leishmaniasis 0 None
2007-10-31 Mass drug treatment for elephantiasis is affordable compared with other public health programs 0 None
2007-10-31 Cause of leptospirosis outbreak in Thailand discovered 1 None
2007-10-31 New tool to combat MRSA infections in hospitals 0 None
2007-10-30 Some HIV-positive people taking longer to initiate treatment 0 None
2007-10-30 Clinton signs pledge to commit to fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-10-30 Zimbabwe shifts from voluntary HIV testing to provider-initiated testing in response to epidemic 0 None
2007-10-30 Guyana launches project aimed at reducing spread of HIV, improving treatment, prevention among prison inmates 0 None
2007-10-30 Hopkins project asks public help to send vital family planning information overseas 0 None
2007-10-30 AIDS first came to the U.S. from Haiti almost 40 years ago 0 None
2007-10-29 Lessons learned from Marburg and Ebola outbreaks 0 None
2007-10-29 Southern Africa Litigation Centre launches HIV/AIDS program 0 None
2007-10-29 HIV vaccine trial volunteers asked to undergo testing to determine whether they are at increased risk of HIV 0 None
2007-10-29 Zimbabwe in line to reach antiretroviral treatment target, health official says 0 None
2007-10-29 One-third of people with TB in U.S. unaware of HIV status 0 None
2007-10-29 New Zealand's influenza pandemic preparedness report released 0 None
2007-10-29 Homelessness increases risk of infection for injecting drug users 0 None
2007-10-29 Pregnant women with bird flu pass it on to their unborn 0 None
2007-10-29 Canadian beef the culprit in E.coli outbreaks in U.S. and Canada 0 None
2007-10-29 Whole parasite malaria vaccine to be manufactured for clinical trials 0 None
2007-10-28 New model of HIV dynamics 0 None
2007-10-25 Research sheds new light on how diseases jump across species 0 None
2007-10-25 5% of MRSA patients in U.S. died 0 None
2007-10-24 Specialists in infectious disease and global health convene at Philadelphia meeting 0 None
2007-10-24 Large avian flu outbreaks more likely to involve duck meat industry 0 None
2007-10-24 Johns Hopkins details scientific breakthroughs in malaria prevention and treatment 0 None
2007-10-24 HIV combination antiretroviral drug therapy key to saving the lives of African children 0 None
2007-10-24 Another bird flu death in Indonesia 0 None
2007-10-24 Surge in E. coli food contamination recalls prompts aggressive action 0 None
2007-10-24 In the event of a bird flu pandemic more vaccine will be ready 0 None
2007-10-24 New flu pandemic plans for U.S. 0 None
2007-10-22 Anti-tuberculosis program in South Africa may have inadvertently helped create new strain of XDR TB 0 None
2007-10-22 Critical need for earlier diagnosis and referral of HIV-infected children in Africa 0 None
2007-10-22 HIV is spread most by people with medium levels of HIV in blood 0 None
2007-10-22 High-risk individuals less likely to follow through on HIV testing plans 0 None
2007-10-22 Hand hygiene initiative aims to decrease healthcare-associated infection in developing countries 0 None
2007-10-22 Good outcomes possible for HIV-infected children in Africa enrolled in pediatric treatment programs 0 None
2007-10-22 Free medications ensure anti-HIV drugs are taken in Africa 0 None
2007-10-22 Fight against HIV needs local scientists 0 None
2007-10-22 Parents panic over MRSA 0 None
2007-10-19 West Nile virus' spread through nerve cells linked to serious complication 0 None
2007-10-19 Effective vaccine against malaria a very real possibility 0 None
2007-10-19 19,000 Americans died in 2005 from MRSA 0 None
2007-10-18 MRSA superbug a bigger killer than AIDS 0 5
2007-10-17 Interventions for the interruption or reduction of the spread of respiratory viruses 0 None
2007-10-17 Technology to beat superbugs wins major funding 0 None
2007-10-17 Breakbone fever a growing public health threat 0 None
2007-10-17 Home-based HIV voluntary counseling and testing in developing countries 0 None
2007-10-17 One-third of patients receiving HIV medication in Africa don't continue treatment 0 None
2007-10-17 MRSA infection appears more widespread than previously thought 0 None
2007-10-17 Dengue fever rife in the Caribbean and Latin America 0 None
2007-10-16 Hospital chairman quits over superbug scandal 0 None
2007-10-15 Quick new method nails adenoviruses in 48 hours 0 None
2007-10-12 World Bank updates on malaria situation in Africa 0 None
2007-10-12 Male sex tourists may be fueling an HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Caribbean 0 None
2007-10-10 Report looks at border control in a flu pandemic 0 None
2007-10-10 TB man forcibly detained in British hospital 0 None
2007-10-10 Routine HIV testing may violate many state laws 0 None
2007-10-09 TB patient jailed in the U.S flees 'abuse' for safety of Russia 0 None
2007-10-08 Joint effort means 750,000 of the world's poor will have acess to TB drugs 0 None
2007-10-08 Latest death in Indonesia from bird flu takes toll up to 87 0 None
2007-10-08 British man in coma after being bitten by mosquito in the U.S. 0 5
2007-10-08 Reservoir of Marburg virus identified in a species of fruit bat 0 None
2007-10-08 Malaria remains formidable challenge in the Americas 0 None
2007-10-08 Call for new efforts to bolster disease surveillance in the Americas 0 None
2007-10-07 Brain eating amoeba in lake kills sixth victim 1 None
2007-10-07 Worrying bird flu mutations 0 None
2007-10-04 40,000 computers used to tackle bird flu in search for new anti-viral drug discoveries 0 None
2007-10-04 Gates Foundation leads the charge against tuberculosis with Northeastern University 0 None
2007-10-04 AIDS Healthcare Foundation's innovative "Stay Negative" campaign successfully breaks through to target audience 0 5
2007-10-04 Bird flu on Saskatchewan farm results in culling of 50,000 chickens 0 None
2007-10-04 Choosing the best treatment for disease 0 None
2007-10-04 Learning from the Toronto SARS outbreak 0 None
2007-10-03 Potential new drugs for tropical disease leishmaniasis 0 None
2007-10-02 Mozambique Archbishop Chimoio's comments claiming European-made condoms, antiretrovirals deliberately tainted with HIV, baseless 0 None
2007-10-02 Irish Government launches program to provide life insurance to people with HIV, Hep C through contaminated blood products 0 None
2007-10-02 Judge acquits Canadian doctors, U.S. drug company in tainted blood case 0 None
2007-10-02 Washington, D.C., community groups return 70,000 condoms given away in program to reduce STIs 0 None
2007-10-02 Officials say, although China has low HIV prevalence, situation serious in some provinces affected by drug trafficking, illegal blood donations 0 None
2007-10-02 Prisons in Maryland have highest percentage of AIDS cases nationwide 0 None
2007-10-02 Breast health and cancer prevention tips for women and men 0 5
2007-10-02 Rubella elimination advancing in the Americas 0 None
2007-10-02 Winning the battle against deadly Ebola 0 None
2007-10-02 Another bird flu victim in Indonesia takes the death toll to 86 0 None
2007-10-02 Million of pounds of frozen ground beef contaminated with E.coli 0 None
2007-10-02 New way to fight hepatitis B 0 None
2007-10-02 Factor MIF a potential target for West Nile virus 0 None
2007-10-01 Majority of Europeans with hepatitis C remain undiagnosed 1 None
2007-10-01 H5N1 able to pass through placenta to fetus and infect organs other than lungs in adults 0 None
2007-09-29 Infectious Diseases Society of America strongly supports the STAAR Act 0 None
2007-09-27 How H5N1 virus works 0 None
2007-09-27 CDC awards $35 million to increase HIV testing opportunities 0 None
2007-09-27 Smallpox evolved earlier than believed 0 None
2007-09-27 Clostridium difficile infection is four times more likely to kill patients with inflammatory bowel disease 0 None
2007-09-26 British farmers dealt a blue tongue blow 0 None
2007-09-26 U.S. hospitals report infections increasing in frequency and cost 0 None
2007-09-25 Ebola outbreak in Congo.. 8 more cases of the deadly disease 0 None
2007-09-25 War on infection takes on a new challenger - the Infection Prevention Society 0 None
2007-09-25 Eight new herpes viruses discovered in bats 0 None
2007-09-24 China in denial over pig disease 0 None
2007-09-24 Infections caused by ESBL-producing E. coli 0 3.2
2007-09-24 International teams fighting deadly Ebola virus in DR Congo 0 None
2007-09-24 No end in sight to foot-and-mouth outbreak in Britain 0 None
2007-09-24 Clostridium difficile could outstrip MRSA in Irish hospitals 0 None
2007-09-21 Soap and warm water best for battling Clostridium difficile 0 None
2007-09-21 Brugia malayi's secrets revealed 0 None
2007-09-21 Flu virus migrates globally all year round 0 None
2007-09-20 PrEP strategy could dramatically slow the spread of HIV 0 None
2007-09-20 Pregnancy may slow AIDS progression 0 None
2007-09-20 Gates Foundation digs down deep for TB 0 None
2007-09-20 Chinese authorities say bird flu under control 0 None
2007-09-18 Teaching adolescents to use condoms when abstinence fails 0 None
2007-09-18 HPV infection and head and neck cancer 0 None
2007-09-18 Playing games helps control hospital infections 0 None
2007-09-18 Campaign to fight chronic disease in the Caribbean 0 None
2007-09-17 Off with the sleeves as battle of the superbug begins 0 None
2007-09-17 Ticks abound both sides of the Atlantic 0 None
2007-09-17 E. Coli crops up again in lettuce from the U.S. 0 None
2007-09-17 New understanding of the malarial parasite 0 None
2007-09-17 North Texas leishmaniasis outbreak 0 None
2007-09-17 China culls 33,000 ducks to contain bird flu outbreak 0 None
2007-09-17 Canadian woman at risk from handling bat with rabies 0 None
2007-09-17 Foot and mouth far from over in Britain 0 None
2007-09-13 Potential solution to Candida parapsilosis infection 0 None
2007-09-13 Different HIV rates among gay men and straight people not fully explained by sexual behavior 0 None
2007-09-13 Potential vaccine target for chlamydia 0 None
2007-09-13 Mathematical models to calculate cyclic recurrences of disease 0 None
2007-09-13 New understanding of tropical disease schistosomiasis 0 None
2007-09-12 Forces unite to tackle latest outbreak of Ebola in the Congo 0 None
2007-09-12 HIV infection is on the rise among young men who have sex with men in New York City 0 None
2007-09-11 Community superbug a growing menace 0 None
2007-09-11 California passes historic HIV testing bill 0 None
2007-09-10 Merck/Gilead once-a-day AIDS pill not available in most places 0 None
2007-09-10 Brooklyn woman infected with West Nile virus 0 None
2007-09-10 Poorly maintained drains the culprit in British foot-and-mouth outbreak 0 None
2007-09-10 New insights into the complexity of HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-09-09 U.S. dogs now rabies-free 0 None
2007-09-09 Two cases of anthrax in the U.S. from African animal hides 0 None
2007-09-05 Key differences discovered between avian and human flu 0 None
2007-09-05 Equine flu highlights issue of biosecurity 0 None
2007-09-05 H5N1 bird flu virus found on Russian chicken farm 0 None
2007-09-04 New bird flu cases in Vietnam leaves four dead 0 None
2007-09-04 Indonesia denies human to human spread of bird flu 0 None
2007-09-04 Hepatitis E virus in Europe 0 None
2007-09-03 Novel HIV vaccine set for clinical development 0 None
2007-09-03 New phages to treat bacterial diseases 0 None
2007-09-03 Spinach contaminated with salmonella bacteria recalled 0 None
2007-09-03 A mysterious illness in the Congo has experts scratching their heads 0 None
2007-09-03 Leafy greens and E. coli 0 None
2007-09-03 Another U.S. food scare for ground beef and E.coli 0 None
2007-08-30 New understanding of malaria mosquito's olfactory system 1 5
2007-08-30 $75 million extra for pandemic flu preparedness 0 None
2007-08-30 Suspect company in foot-and-mouth scare up and running again 0 None
2007-08-30 Report describes 2004 Norwalk virus outbreak 0 None
2007-08-29 High-risk behaviors among injection drug users in Afghanistan 0 None
2007-08-29 German bird flu outbreak could be more widespread than first suspected 0 None
2007-08-28 Limited human-to-human spread of Avian-flu virus in Indonesia in 2006 confirmed 0 None
2007-08-28 Animal model for dengue research 0 None
2007-08-28 Academic comments on horse flu scare 0 None
2007-08-27 Mars pet food recall over Salmonella 0 None
2007-08-27 Bird flu hits Germany, 160,000 geese slaughtered 0 None
2007-08-27 One more suspected death from bird flu in Bali 0 None
2007-08-26 Impact of HIV in Zimbabwe 0 None
2007-08-24 New understanding of Nipah virus 0 None
2007-08-24 Environmental tests help predict hospital-acquired Legionnaires' disease risk 0 None
2007-08-23 Global public health security in the 21st century 0 None
2007-08-23 WHO says more killer diseases like AIDS on their way 0 None
2007-08-22 South African experts say food no substitute for medical drugs in AIDS and TB 0 None
2007-08-22 Bali hit by bird flu again 0 None
2007-08-22 Fruit bats the culprit in spreading Marburg virus 0 None
2007-08-22 HIV denial in the Internet era 0 None
2007-08-21 Premier forum on AIDS focuses on vaccine against HIV 0 None
2007-08-21 AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition receives $14 million from Gates Foundation 0 None
2007-08-20 E.coli scare in UK now affects nine people 0 None
2007-08-17 New formula to gauge risk of disease clusters 0 None
2007-08-17 Free distribution of insecticide-treated mosquito nets can save lives 0 None
2007-08-17 Preventing the spread of zoonotic diseases 0 None
2007-08-15 E.coli in the UK kills one and makes eight others sick 0 None
2007-08-14 Authorities accused of a cover-up in British foot and mouth scare 0 None
2007-08-13 New initiative to tackle animal diseases 0 None
2007-08-13 Bird flu death in Bali - Australians on alert 0 None
2007-08-12 Foot and mouth spreads even further in the UK 0 None
2007-08-12 Legionnaires' disease in Surrey with links to Institute of Animal Health at Pirbright 0 None
2007-08-11 All children adopted from outside North America should be screened for TB 0 None
2007-08-11 Scientists prepare for future pandemic strains of H5N1 0 None
2007-08-09 Nile tilapia fish beats malaria 0 1
2007-08-08 Second bird flu death in Vietnam in a week 0 None
2007-08-08 The finger of suspicion for UK foot and mouth outbreak points at nearby labs 0 None
2007-08-08 Good old fashioned measures may still save lives in a pandemic 0 None
2007-08-08 More cattle culled in UK foot and mouth outbreak 0 None
2007-08-08 Non-pharmaceutical interventions may be helpful in severe influenza outbreaks 0 None
2007-08-08 Rain and sunspots help predict disease in east Africa 0 None
2007-08-07 The battle against killer superbugs begins in earnest 0 None
2007-08-07 Indonesia reluctant when it comes to sharing bird flu samples 0 None
2007-08-07 Outbreak of Marburg in Uganda has authorities on high alert 0 None
2007-08-07 Foot and mouth outbreak in the UK calls into question the safety of labs researching dangerous diseases 0 None
2007-08-06 Marburg haemorrhagic fever crops up again in Uganda 0 None
2007-08-06 Discovery of mechanism in malaria parasite that helps it adapt to infected individuals 0 None
2007-08-06 Abstinence only sex programmes - a waste of government money? 0 None
2007-08-06 Foot and mouth disease flying on the wind? 0 None
2007-08-06 Bird flu put 51 in quarantine in Manipur 0 None
2007-08-03 Unlocking proteins from their cellular shell 0 None
2007-08-03 Medical residents unclear about TB guidelines 0 None
2007-08-03 Medical residents score poorly in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis 0 None
2007-08-03 Abstinence from sex fails to cut risk of HIV infection in high income countries 0 None
2007-08-03 First confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Pennsylvania 0 None
2007-08-02 Prototype vaccine against tuberculosis 0 None
2007-08-02 Vaccines for tuberculosis 0 None
2007-08-01 Sex trafficking fueling India's HIV/AIDS epidemic 0 5
2007-08-01 Bill Gates digs deep in his pocket for AIDS 0 None
2007-08-01 TB back in the news again in the U.S. 0 None
2007-08-01 HIV prevalence and predictors of infection in sex-trafficked Nepalese girls and women 0 None
2007-08-01 New report on HIV/AIDS globally 0 None
2007-07-31 New TB vaccine could save over a million lives 0 None
2007-07-31 Taiwanese TB globe trotters back home 0 None
2007-07-30 Poliomyelitis in Angola and the Congo 0 None
2007-07-30 Chinese authorities ban AIDS conference 0 None
2007-07-30 Steam out those superbugs! 0 None
2007-07-30 Smugglers exacerbate bird flu outbreak in India 0 None
2007-07-26 Long-term herpes treatment may reduce HIV infectivity 0 None
2007-07-26 Mummies provide clues to combat hepatitis B 0 None
2007-07-26 Latest MRSA bloodstream infections and Clostridium difficile figures 0 None
2007-07-26 Detecting transmissibility of avian influenza virus in human households 0 None
2007-07-25 New approach to rapid identification and development of malaria vaccines 0 None
2007-07-25 Tips on gallstone disease 0 None
2007-07-24 Male circumcision reduces HIV risk by as much as 60% 0 None
2007-07-24 Another alert over sick air traveler in the U.S. 0 None
2007-07-24 U.S. anti-prostitution stance is not effective at helping to control the global HIV epidemic 0 None
2007-07-23 The good news and the bad news on AIDS 0 None
2007-07-23 More products recalled in botulism scare 0 None
2007-07-23 Experts say world on the brink of beating AIDS 0 None
2007-07-23 A ban on domestic travel could delay the spread of a flu pandemic 0 None
2007-07-23 Urgent needs of HIV-positive women discussed 0 None
2007-07-22 Sexually transmitted diseases flourishing in the UK 0 None
2007-07-21 Flesh-eating bacteria on Texas beach leaves man fighting for his life 0 1
2007-07-21 Another TB patient victim of bumbling U.S. authorities 0 None
2007-07-20 Three gene variants discovered that help fight HIV 0 None
2007-07-20 Clearer picture of host responses to HIV virus 0 None
2007-07-19 Is the U.S. ready for bird flu? No 0 None
2007-07-19 Protecting HIV patients from Hep B 0 None
2007-07-18 Progress in infectious disease surveillance but gaps remain 0 None
2007-07-18 HIV-infected children may require repeat measles vaccination 0 None
2007-07-18 Essential to devise new control strategies against malaria vectors resistant to insecticides 0 None
2007-07-18 Consortium to fight malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax 0 None
2007-07-16 Hundreds thought to be affected by outbreak of salmonella in Chicago 0 None
2007-07-16 Norovirus infection on cruise ships 0 None
2007-07-12 Rochester now offers gene test to detect Batten disease 0 None
2007-07-12 Senate Health Committee votes to repeal written informed consent in HIV testing bill (AB 682), notes AHF 0 None
2007-07-12 Larger HIV prevention programs are cheaper 0 None
2007-07-12 Bird flu checks back in to Czech Republic 0 None
2007-07-11 International AIDS Society releases Sydney declaration, calls for increase in research funding to fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-07-11 China should provide country's 140,000 AIDS orphans with HIV/AIDS information, financial assistance, UNICEF says 0 None
2007-07-11 Malawi aims to provide 150,000 HIV-positive people with access to antiretrovirals 0 None
2007-07-11 Vietnamese aims to increase access to HIV care, treatment 0 None
2007-07-11 Bird flu suspected in turkey flock in the U.S. 0 None
2007-07-10 Syphilis cases spike in New York City 0 None
2007-07-10 Number of new HIV cases in Sweden increases 40% 0 None
2007-07-10 Women's HIV/AIDS conference delegates develop action plan to foster women's, girls' leadership in fight against disease 0 None
2007-07-10 El Salvador needs to take increased HIV/AIDS control efforts 0 None
2007-07-09 EPA warns about fecal coliform in flooded areas of Coffeyville 0 None
2007-07-09 Warning on Chikungunya virus 0 None
2007-07-09 HIV prevalence in India is approximately 0.36% 0 None
2007-07-08 Bird flu on a European tour 0 None
2007-07-04 Discovery of two effective antibodies for SARS 0 None
2007-07-04 Bird flu in Germany 0 None
2007-07-04 Scientists tackle deadly hospital superbugs 0 None
2007-07-04 TB jetsetter not as dangerous as first thought 0 None
2007-07-03 Elimination of Chagas disease by 2010 0 None
2007-07-02 Melaka virus needs a new name 0 None
2007-06-29 Prevention and control of zoonoses 0 None
2007-06-29 War and forced displacement have reduced the transmission of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa 0 None
2007-06-28 Meningococcal vaccine now recommended for ages 11 to 18 0 None
2007-06-28 Australian scientists discover new reovirus 0 None
2007-06-28 Summer's here so look out for Legionnaires disease 0 None
2007-06-27 Bird flu swanning around Germany 0 None
2007-06-27 UN warns bird flu will be around for quite a while 0 None
2007-06-27 Breakthrough in understanding of noroviruses 0 None
2007-06-26 Threat of MRSA superbug under-estimated 0 None
2007-06-26 Canada enhances capacity to fight infectious disease 0 None
2007-06-26 Free insecticidal bednets, not social marketing, key to controlling malaria in Africa 0 None
2007-06-25 WHO ready to tackle drug resistant TB 0 None
2007-06-25 Bird flu and summer come together in Bavaria 0 None
2007-06-23 Evolutionary dynamics of immune-related genes and pathways in disease vector mosquitoes 0 None
2007-06-23 Deficiencies in antenatal HIV testing 0 None
2007-06-23 Report on MRSA to show superbug is widespread in hospitals 0 None
2007-06-23 Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention 0 None
2007-06-22 Lack of agreement over compensation package stalling deal on Libyan HIV infection case, families of HIV-positive children say 0 None
2007-06-22 Women's perspectives on male circumcision as HIV prevention method 0 None
2007-06-22 Report examines programs that would give HIV-positive people access to new drugs before final federal approval 0 None
2007-06-22 WHO-based tropical disease research programme to focus on emerging diseases 0 None
2007-06-22 New plan to contain extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) 0 None
2007-06-20 Online tuberculosis textbook 0 None
2007-06-20 More effective treatment for malaria control during pregnancy in Africa 0 None
2007-06-19 Global stockpile of H5N1 vaccines 0 None
2007-06-19 New HHS contracts to prepare for a flu pandemic 0 None
2007-06-19 Restricting hospital-based services during SARS outbreak had modest impact 0 None
2007-06-19 Predicting danger of flu pandemic rests on differences in affected population 0 None
2007-06-19 New infectious diseases blueprint for action 0 None
2007-06-19 Columbia dentists target chronic oral health problems in sub-Saharan Africa 0 None
2007-06-18 Summertime is tick time and Lyme disease is on the rise 0 None
2007-06-18 Vietnam on alert after latest human bird flu death 0 None
2007-06-18 New Yorkers exposed to hepatitis C during surgery 0 None
2007-06-18 New WHO guidelines will limit epidemic outbreaks 0 None
2007-06-17 Drug resistance of parasite which causes river blindness could lead to breakouts of the disease 0 None
2007-06-17 Sanofi pasteur to supply H5N1 vaccines to WHO stockpile 0 None
2007-06-17 Lyme disease on the increase in U.S. 0 None
2007-06-17 Baxter supports better access to pandemic flu treatment in developing world 0 None
2007-06-17 Colitis symptoms 27 years later 0 None
2007-06-16 Targeted HIV testing more effective than mass testing 0 None
2007-06-14 Drug giant donates bird flu vaccine to WHO stockpile 0 None
2007-06-14 New data on the performance of meningitis vaccine in West African children 0 None
2007-06-14 Petting zoos have potential health risks that are not always properly addressed 0 None
2007-06-12 Pig disease sweeps across China 0 None
2007-06-12 Cholera vaccine in a grain of rice 0 None
2007-06-11 New vaccine promises end of devastating meningitis epidemics in Africa 0 None
2007-06-11 More deaths from bird flu in Egypt 0 None
2007-06-11 Human bird flu suspects in Malaysia quarantined 0 None
2007-06-11 Latest food scare leaves U.S. consumers wondering just how safe their food is? 0 None
2007-06-11 Latest food scare leaves U.S. consumers wondering just how safe their food is 0 None
2007-06-11 India's HIV/AIDS infections may be less than first thought 0 None
2007-06-08 Hepatitis C lookbacks 0 None
2007-06-08 NIAID to tackle drug resistant TB 0 None
2007-06-07 TB jet traveller case...just how competent are U.S. authorities at protecting the public? 0 None
2007-06-05 Bird flu back in China 0 None
2007-06-04 The real villain in TB jet flying case is the...? 0 None
2007-06-04 Bird flu winging it around Vietnam again...more humans affected 0 None
2007-06-03 Fugitive TB patient's father-in-law a TB expert at the CDC 0 None
2007-06-03 Prem baby's death closes Toronto neonatal unit 0 5
2007-06-03 HIV contaminated injections are unlikely to account for a large proportion of HIV incidence in sub-Saharan Africa 0 None
2007-06-03 AIDS Healthcare and Government of Cambodia partner in new free AIDS clinic in Cambodia 0 None
2007-06-03 Aerial mosquito treatment in Philadelphia to start this week 0 None
2007-06-01 New TB vaccines could protect all strains 0 None
2007-06-01 New animal model for Lassa fever 0 None
2007-06-01 Veterinarians who work with birds at increased risk for infection with avian influenza virus 0 None
2007-06-01 Major breakthrough for people with AIDS is on the horizon 0 None
2007-06-01 Public health ethics expert on quarantine order for tuberculosis patient 0 None
2007-05-31 Man with rare TB zig-zagged his way around Europe on planes 0 None
2007-05-31 U.S. government prevents meat packer testing for mad cow disease 0 None
2007-05-31 Trans-Atlantic air traveler in quarantine with dangerous TB 0 None
2007-05-30 Stop TB Partnership aims to treat 50 million patients between 2006 and 2015 0 None
2007-05-30 Community-associated antibiotic-resistant staph infections increase 0 None
2007-05-30 H5N1 influenza virus survivors' antibodies effective at neutralising H5N1 strain 0 None
2007-05-29 Routine HIV testing called for in A&E departments 0 None
2007-05-29 Blood of bird flu survivors promises new treatment for the deadly virus 0 None
2007-05-29 Superbugs out and about in the community 0 None
2007-05-28 Form of bird flu spreads in Wales 0 None
2007-05-28 Sailors sent home because of mumps 0 None
2007-05-28 Bird flu arrives in Britain 0 None
2007-05-27 Avian influenza H7N2 infection confirmed in north Wales 0 None
2007-05-25 Another death in Indonesia from bird flu and thousands more birds culled 0 None
2007-05-24 Significant breakthrough in the search for an effective malaria vaccine 0 None
2007-05-24 Antibiotics are highly effective for treating Lyme disease 0 None
2007-05-24 System to identify air travel passengers responsible for the unintentional release of germs 0 None
2007-05-24 Global warming and infectious diseases 0 5
2007-05-24 Status of malaria in the world today 0 None
2007-05-24 Diagnostic tests for Malaria are often underused in Zambia 0 None
2007-05-22 Cause of drug-resistant wound infections among soldiers in Iraq down to hospitals not battlefield 0 None
2007-05-22 Extremely drug resistant TB a serious problem in India 0 None
2007-05-22 New strategy to inoculate medical staff in a pandemic situation 0 None
2007-05-21 Deadly fish virus has the potential to devastate entire Lake Winnebago fish population 0 None
2007-05-17 Quest for effective HIV vaccines present new possibilities, challenges 0 None
2007-05-17 Disposable tourniquet could reduce spread of MRSA 0 None
2007-05-16 Bird flu, WHO and Indonesia 0 None
2007-05-16 Dealing with emerging diseases 0 None
2007-05-15 People with HIV who drop out of care do not live as long as those who remain under a doctor's treatment 0 None
2007-05-15 West Nile virus case in court in Canada 0 None
2007-05-15 Indonesia demands 'a fair go' for poor countries over bird flu vaccines 0 None
2007-05-15 Bird flu strikes again in Indonesia - death toll now 76 0 None
2007-05-14 Health workers to get mumps booster in battle against the spread of the disease 0 None
2007-05-14 Oral sex 'ups' the risk of throat cancer 0 None
2007-05-11 New host species for avian influenza A virus (H5N1) 0 None
2007-05-11 Dealing with a flu pandemic in the UK 0 None
2007-05-11 Research shows that pigs get hepatitis E virus early enough to minimise the risk of human infection 0 None
2007-05-10 Raynaud's disease review by Mayo Clinic Health Letter 0 None
2007-05-09 Project unites U.S., Singapore and Indonesia in the fight against bird flu 0 None
2007-05-09 Experts explain China's mystery pig disease 0 None
2007-05-09 Hydrogel to tackle H5N1 0 None
2007-05-09 Predicting the next pandemic 0 None
2007-05-08 Spring has sprung and so has West Nile virus! 0 None
2007-05-07 Bird flu death toll climbs to 75 in Indonesia 0 None
2007-05-07 Face masks offer little protection from bird flu 0 None
2007-05-07 Mumps makes a comeback Canada 0 None
2007-05-04 Oral vaccine prevents prion disease in mice 0 None
2007-05-04 US control strategies may make flu epidemics worse 0 None
2007-05-04 MRSA treated with maggots 0 None
2007-05-04 Study on cerebral malaria in children living in an endemic region 0 None
2007-05-04 Study looks at how religious organizations respond to HIV/AIDS within their communities 0 None
2007-05-04 New strains of TB could be a devastating weapon in the hands of terrorists 0 None
2007-05-04 Alcohol-based handrubs can improve hygiene in hospitals 0 None
2007-05-04 Newer flu vaccines may have been less effective than vaccines used in previous years 0 None
2007-05-03 Bird flu hits Ghana 0 None
2007-05-03 Another cow found with Mad Cow disease in Canada 0 None
2007-05-02 Australian Health Minister approves plan to genetically track HIV cases 0 None
2007-05-02 Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria aims to triple spending 0 None
2007-05-02 Illinois House considers bill to remove written consent requirement for HIV tests 0 None
2007-05-02 1758 cases of malaria reported in UK travellers in 2006 0 None
2007-05-02 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center establishes new vaccine and disease institute 0 None
2007-05-02 West Nile virus may require some extra attention, thought and planning this year 0 None
2007-05-02 Top 10 diseases by cost 0 None
2007-05-02 Afghan President Hamid Karzai meets WHO chief on polio eradication 0 None
2007-05-01 PEPFAR 'on track' to meet goals when authorization expires, Dybul says 0 None
2007-05-01 Health officials urge Nevada legislators to support HIV testing bill aimed at pregnant women 0 None
2007-05-01 Oregon, Texas HIV/AIDS, STI awareness efforts focus on black youth 0 None
2007-05-01 New interactive map shows spread of avian flu virus 0 None
2007-05-01 Protecting Americans against a smallpox outbreak 0 None
2007-05-01 Drg resistant HIV quickly hides in infants' cells 0 None
2007-05-01 Google maps used to track avian flu spread 0 None
2007-05-01 Gambian President Jammeh is giving people false hope 0 None
2007-05-01 3M and Gen-Probe collaborate to combat healthcare-associated infections 0 None
2007-04-30 UNESCO launches programs to build capacity of education sector in southern Africa to address HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-04-30 60% of HIV-positive people in India live in rural areas 0 None
2007-04-30 Feasible to create a stockpile of H5N1 vaccine 0 None
2007-04-29 When it comes to food scares, dare we trust the FDA? 0 None
2007-04-27 Quarterly UK Clostridium difficile and MRSA figures 0 None
2007-04-26 When it comes to bird flu - will Indonesia play the game? 0 None
2007-04-26 Cure for African sleeping sickness 0 2.5
2007-04-26 New searchable influenza gene database 0 None
2007-04-25 Valid consent for genomic epidemiology in developing countries 0 None
2007-04-25 Financial incentives help control MRSA infections in NHS hospitals 0 None
2007-04-25 WHO facilitates influenza vaccine technology transfer to developing countries 0 None
2007-04-24 WHO warns bird flu could kill 7 million 0 None
2007-04-24 Scientists discover new virus responsible for deaths of 3 transplant recipients 0 None
2007-04-24 Global meeting on access to potential pandemic vaccines 0 None
2007-04-24 Global drive to eradicate polio moves to Afghanistan and Pakistan 0 None
2007-04-24 Discovery of new virus 0 None
2007-04-23 Rabies kills three despite proven experimental treatment 0 None
2007-04-23 Developing world can expect a 'pandemic of cancer' by 2020 0 None
2007-04-22 Latest food scare in the U.S.A. - ground beef contaminated with E. coli 0 None
2007-04-20 New report will help reduce Venousthromboembolism in hospitals 0 None
2007-04-19 New risk maps identify geographic areas predicting spread of avian flu 0 None
2007-04-19 No one gets the blame but turkey company gets compensated for bird flu scare 0 None
2007-04-18 Grave warning about the state of AIDS treatment scale-up 0 None
2007-04-18 Global Fund must fund salaries of health workers to deliver HIV, TB and malaria treatments 0 None
2007-04-18 Vaccination week in the Americas 0 None
2007-04-18 Towards universal access: scaling up priority HIV/AIDS interventions in the health sector 0 None
2007-04-17 Staph infections among hospitalized patients are on the rise 0 None
2007-04-17 Johns Hopkins to test all children for 'superbugs' 0 None
2007-04-17 Controlling impact of Ebola - new vaccines could control impact of Ebola on wild apes 0 5
2007-04-17 H5N1 western genomes sequenced 0 None
2007-04-17 Too many of the world's poor still denied HIV drugs 0 None
2007-04-17 U.S. ready for bird flu 0 None
2007-04-16 CDC warns about threat of drug resistant gonorrhoea 0 None
2007-04-15 USAID provides assistance to Burkina Faso for outbreak of meningitis 0 None
2007-04-15 Should stocks of smallpox virus be destroyed? 0 5
2007-04-15 Eradicating polio a better option than extended control of the disease 0 2
2007-04-12 A wavering commitment to polio eradication is not a good option! 0 None
2007-04-12 New vaccine to prevent type-1 polio three times as effective as standard vaccine 0 None
2007-04-12 New CDC data show increases in E.coli, salmonella and vibrio 0 None
2007-04-11 AIDS Healthcare Foundation commends the passing of HIV testing bill 0 None
2007-04-11 Death toll in Egypt from bird flu now 14 0 None
2007-04-10 Malaria in pregnancy 0 None
2007-04-10 More bird flu cases in Pakistan and Bangladesh 0 None
2007-04-08 Bird flu case # 34 for Egypt 0 None
2007-04-07 Chlamydia screening questioned 0 None
2007-04-07 $1.1 billion funding to low-income individuals living with HIV/AIDS in U.S. 0 None
2007-04-07 Screening for Clostridium difficile before hospital admission could cut infection rates 0 None
2007-04-04 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital designated as Center of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance 0 None
2007-04-04 Primary lesson of the 1918 influenza pandemic is that it is critical to intervene early 0 None
2007-04-04 Insecticide-treated mosquito nets reduce number of miscarriages by one third in Africa 0 None
2007-04-03 Rabies vaccine approach against HIV shows promise 0 None
2007-04-03 All U.S. States to begin names-based reporting of HIV cases by end of 2007 0 None
2007-04-03 India plans to provide 300,000 HIV-positive adults, 40,000 HIV-positive children with access to no-cost antiretrovirals 0 None
2007-04-03 International community should focus on 'critical' health conditions, including HIV/AIDS epidemic, of Myanmar's population 0 None
2007-04-03 Severe dengue infections may go unrecognized in international travelers 0 None
2007-04-03 New hope for a rabies cure 1 2
2007-04-02 Community-based measures fail to reduce HIV levels 0 None
2007-04-02 HIV-1 control program fails in Zimbabwe 0 None
2007-04-02 HIV in Asia set to explode 0 None
2007-04-02 President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief making significant contributions to the fight against HIV/AIDS pandemic 0 None
2007-04-02 Lesotho struggles to contain spread of tuberculosis 0 None
2007-04-02 More Ugandan men seeking circumcisions to lower HIV risk 0 None
2007-04-02 Breast-feeding exclusively lowers risk of vertical HIV transmission to children in developing countries 0 None
2007-04-02 Six centers of excellence for influenza research and surveillance established in U.S. 0 None
2007-04-02 Precautions against C. difficile infection 0 None
2007-04-02 USAID is extending its HIV/AIDS prevention and care project in Pakistan 0 None
2007-04-02 Efficacy of Ugandan HIV prevention programs decreasing 0 None
2007-04-02 Bahrain launches campaign to involve religious leaders in fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-04-02 Breastfeeding significantly reduces risk of HIV transmission from mother to child 0 None
2007-04-02 How does the highly pathogenic bird flu virus spread to new countries? 0 None
2007-04-02 USAID strengthens fight against avian influenza globally 0 None
2007-03-31 Successful tuberculosis treatment depends upon patient adherence 0 None
2007-03-28 Multiple malaria infection inhibits spread of parasite 0 None
2007-03-28 Should male circumcision be recommended for the prevention of HIV infection? 0 None
2007-03-27 Why better TB care in Africa is in European interests 0 None
2007-03-27 World moves closer to eradicating ancient worm disease 0 None
2007-03-27 Patient adherence an essential factor for successful tuberculosis treatment 0 None
2007-03-25 WHO adds four anti-tuberculosis medicines to its list of prequalified medicines 0 None
2007-03-25 Progress towards better access to pandemic influenza vaccines for developing countries 0 None
2007-03-22 Proposed Polish law banning discussions on homosexuality could hinder access to HIV/AIDS information 0 None
2007-03-22 South Africa's new five-year HIV/AIDS plan represents 'unprecedented cooperation' between government, civil society 0 None
2007-03-22 Controlling HIV/AIDS in India - an immense challenge 0 None
2007-03-22 Vietnam to widen HIV/AIDS education program 0 None
2007-03-22 Some people with HIV/AIDS in Zambia are abandoning their antiretroviral drug regimens for ineffective cures 0 None
2007-03-22 Global tuberculosis epidemic has levelled off 0 None
2007-03-22 Hong Kong and China's Guangdong province will increase joint HIV surveillance and prevention efforts 0 None
2007-03-22 U.S. tuberculosis rates all-time low in 2006 0 None
2007-03-22 Flu pandemic could cost U.S. $683 billion 0 None
2007-03-22 Tuberculosis on the rise in the UK 0 None
2007-03-19 15,595 meningitis cases this season in Africa 0 None
2007-03-15 Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B cases at lowest levels ever reported 0 None
2007-03-15 Measurement of metal strontium found in bird feathers could provide bird flu clues 0 None
2007-03-12 Antifungal drug kills tuberculosis bug 0 None
2007-03-12 Bird flu doing the rounds in Egypt 0 None
2007-03-11 Newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS cases in U.S. disproportionately high among blacks 0 None
2007-03-11 Caribbean Broadcast Media partnership launches HIV/AIDS education campaign in conjunction with cricket world cup 0 None
2007-03-11 Bill would require prisons to provide HIV counseling, prevention education, condoms 0 None
2007-03-11 Vietnam launches program to stabilize HIV prevalence in 2007 0 None
2007-03-11 India plans to increase number of condom vending machines fivefold 0 None
2007-03-11 Mexican Defense Ministry to re-enlist several HIV-positive soldiers 0 None
2007-03-11 Some Puerto Rican clinics limiting HIV/AIDS services following suspension of reimbursements from Ryan White progra 0 None
2007-03-11 Second bird flu death in Laos - 11th country to fall victim to H5N1 0 None
2007-03-08 AIDS and circumcision - the jury's still out 0 None
2007-03-08 HIV/AIDS services in Myanmar being pulled due to Government pressure 0 None
2007-03-08 Arkansas Senate approves bill that would require prison inmates to receive HIV test before release 0 None
2007-03-08 Fishing communities in some developing countries highly affected by HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-03-08 California Sen. Carole Migden introduces bill to allow HIV-positive men to use reproductive services 0 None
2007-03-08 HIV-positive men who have sex before circumcision wounds are healed could increase female partners' infection risk 0 None
2007-03-08 World Bank will not finance condom purchases in India 0 None
2007-03-08 International donors must connect fight against HIV/AIDS to ending violence against women 0 None
2007-03-07 China's southern Guangdong Province found to be source of H5N1 0 None
2007-03-06 Health Protection Agency updates on Holton avian flu outbreak 0 None
2007-03-06 Bird flu vaccine - experts say let's try harder 0 None
2007-03-05 Clean hands save patient lives 0 None
2007-03-05 Bono meets with Rep. Barbara Lee to discuss HIV/AIDS awareness 0 None
2007-03-05 UNAID calls on governments to include refugees in HIV/AIDS policies 0 None
2007-03-05 China recruits foreign companies, community-based groups, trade unions to join fight against HIV/AIDS 0 1
2007-03-04 International Narcotics Control board hindering HIV/AIDS control efforts, should be independently reviewed 0 None
2007-03-04 HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Kenya could destabilize the country 0 None
2007-03-04 Mexican Supreme Court rules law that allowed armed forces to expel HIV-positive soldiers unconstitutional 0 None
2007-03-04 Increasing numbers of blood collection centers in parts of China contributing to spread of HIV 0 None
2007-03-04 HIV/AIDS control efforts should focus on populations targeted by counterterrorism, security measures 0 None
2007-03-04 Assumption of 'down-low' lifestyle can distort HIV/AIDS research 0 None
2007-03-04 Another case of bird flu appears in Laos 0 None
2007-03-04 FDA investigating norovirus linked to San Antonio Bay oysters 0 None
2007-03-01 FDA follows up on Salmonella outbreak 0 None
2007-03-01 Health-care workers should undergo preventive drug treatment if exposed to HIV on the job 0 None
2007-03-01 New York reverses HIV/AIDS housing rent increase 0 None
2007-03-01 Zambian Government announces results of trials of HIV/AIDS herbal remedies 0 None
2007-03-01 Final attack on the poliovirus 0 None
2007-02-28 Further study of past flu pandemics key to future preparedness 0 None
2007-02-28 90 year old corpse may hold the answer to bird flu 0 None
2007-02-28 Bird flu vaccine offers limited protection but 'better than nothing' 0 None
2007-02-28 U.N. representative ordered to leave Gambia after questioning President's claims of HIV/AIDS cure 0 None
2007-02-28 Researchers conducting clinical trials of diaphragm as HIV prevention method 0 None
2007-02-28 Benefits of breast-feeding might outweigh risk of vertical HIV transmission in developing countries 0 None
2007-02-27 Lao People's Democratic Republic reports first human case of H5N1 0 None
2007-02-27 Majority of South Africans with HIV have drug resistant TB 0 None
2007-02-27 Bird flu in Kuwait 0 None
2007-02-27 Update on investigation of workers involved in the Holton avian flu outbreak 0 None
2007-02-27 Georgia House Committee approves bill that would require doctors to offer pregnant women HIV tests 0 None
2007-02-27 Arkansas House Panel endorses bill requiring inmates to receive HIV test before release 0 None
2007-02-27 Russia launches five-year, $2.9 billion plan to combat diseases 0 None
2007-02-26 GAVI Alliance contributes US$139 million to UN Foundation to tackle measles 0 None
2007-02-26 New bird flu vaccine not such a sure bet 0 None
2007-02-25 Statements on peanut butter Salmonella 0 None
2007-02-25 Injection drug use fueling spread of HIV in Mauritius 0 None
2007-02-25 Call for South Carolina Legislature to provide $8 million for HIV/AIDS care services 0 None
2007-02-25 Gambian President claims to cure HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-02-25 WHO and UNAIDS welcome findings of trials assessing impact of male circumcision on HIV risk 0 None
2007-02-25 FDA confirms peanut butter the source of salmonella outbreak affecting over 300 0 None
2007-02-22 Call for herpes simplex virus control measures for prevention of HIV transmission 0 None
2007-02-22 Exchange of E. coli between humans and chimps in Uganda 0 None
2007-02-22 Blueprint for influenza pandemic 0 3
2007-02-22 Roman Catholic leaders criticize New York City for distributing condoms 0 None
2007-02-22 South Africa to revise AIDS control program to address extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis 0 None
2007-02-21 Gates Foundation, Canadian Government announce initiative to develop HIV/AIDS vaccine 0 None
2007-02-21 U.S. should establish initiative to mobilize health workers to countries affected by HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-02-21 Indonesia facing increasing number of HIV/AIDS cases 0 None
2007-02-21 More Moscow suburbs affected by bird flu 0 None
2007-02-20 Transmission of drug-resistant tuberculosis among treated patients in Shanghai 0 None
2007-02-20 Britain tests human influenza plan 0 None
2007-02-20 Revisiting the basic reproductive number for malaria 0 None
2007-02-19 Turkey producer in the UK feeling the pinch after bird flu outbreak 0 None
2007-02-19 Popular Russian pet market the source of latest bird flu outbreak 0 None
2007-02-19 Global partnership to launch $10 million initiative that aims to bolster HIV/AIDS care in 10 African countries using cell phones 0 None
2007-02-19 Chinese authorities praise HIV/AIDS advocate Gao after preventing her from coming to U.S. 0 None
2007-02-19 New York City to unveil official condom as part of HIV prevention efforts 0 None
2007-02-19 Jesse Jackson urges HIV awareness, testing, more research for a cure 0 None
2007-02-19 Zanzibar officials call for targeted response to combat spread of HIV 0 None
2007-02-19 Faith-based organizations major contributors to fight against HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa 0 None
2007-02-19 Chinese HIV/AIDS advocate Gao Yaojie remains under house arrest 0 None
2007-02-19 Bush spending bill allocates $1.3 billion increase to fund international HIV/AIDS, TB programs 0 None
2007-02-19 Washington, D.C., distributes 250,000 condoms 0 None
2007-02-18 British turkey giant guilty of sloppy practices 0 None
2007-02-18 Norwalk virus closes Canadian hospital 0 None
2007-02-18 Fourth outbreak of bird flu threatens Moscow 0 None
2007-02-18 The present and future for influenza vaccines 0 None
2007-02-18 Mathematical model predicts cholera outbreaks 0 None
2007-02-18 Is too much being spent on HIV? 0 None
2007-02-18 Promising results on avian influenza vaccines 0 None
2007-02-18 Bird flu - latest case in Egypt 0 None
2007-02-18 Turkey tycoon denies responsibility for bird flu outbreak 0 None
2007-02-15 Serious proliferation of multiresistant Staphylococcus in intensive care units 0 None
2007-02-14 Response to "The HIV/AIDS Crisis in Papua New Guinea" 0 None
2007-02-14 Battle of blame continues in Britain over bird flu 0 None
2007-02-13 Seasonal flu vaccine offers some protection from H5N1 0 None
2007-02-13 PreventionWorks examined by Washington Post columnist 0 None
2007-02-13 World Bank to provide Thailand with $750,000 for HIV/AIDS programs 0 None
2007-02-13 WFP resumes programs providing food to people with TB, HIV in Cambodia 0 None
2007-02-13 House spending resolution contains provision that would cancel funding for program to expand HIV services to pregnant women, infants 0 None
2007-02-13 G7 nations plan to adopt vaccine purchase plan for diseases such as HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria 0 None
2007-02-13 Youth in Czech Republic not practicing safe sex 0 None
2007-02-13 New HIV/AIDS cases in Japan reach record high 0 None
2007-02-13 Wealthy nations launch vaccine purchase plan for diseases such as HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria 0 None
2007-02-13 Groups call on G8 to deliver on 2005 promises made for Africa 0 None
2007-02-12 British bird flu - who's to blame? 0 None
2007-02-12 Papua New Guinea should boost HIV prevention efforts 0 None
2007-02-12 Brazil to continue plans to install condom vending machines in schools nationwide for HIV prevention 0 None
2007-02-12 Mad cow disease appears again in Canadian cattle 0 None
2007-02-12 Determinants of disease presentation and outcome during cryptococcosis 0 None
2007-02-12 Vaccine against group B Streptococci 0 None
2007-02-11 Death toll at 65 as two more Indonesians die from bird flu 0 None
2007-02-11 British Government caught on the back foot over bird flu outbreak 0 None
2007-02-11 Preparing for the next flu pandemic 0 None
2007-02-11 Jamaica and Malaria 0 None
2007-02-08 Faith-based organizations play a major role in HIV/AIDS care in Zambia and Lesotho 0 None
2007-02-08 Link between British and Hungarian bird flu outbreaks now suspected 0 None
2007-02-07 Fighting influenza with 40,000 blood samples 0 None
2007-02-07 Second worker tested for bird flu on British farm 0 None
2007-02-07 Rift Valley Fever crosses into Somalia and Tanzania as Kenyans get tough 0 None
2007-02-07 Worker involved in British bird flu outbreak undergoing tests for the virus 0 None
2007-02-07 Demand for male circumcision increases across Swaziland 0 None
2007-02-07 Bush's budget proposal would allocate $5.4 billion for the "President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief" 0 None
2007-02-07 Washington County records four cases of drug-resistant HIV 0 None
2007-02-07 Chinese authorities prevent HIV/AIDS advocate from coming to U.S. 0 None
2007-02-07 UNAIDS to introduce HIV testing guidelines in India that recommend provider-initiated testing 0 None
2007-02-06 Gambian President claims three day HIV/AIDS cure 0 None
2007-02-05 British experts baffled by bird flu outbreak 0 None
2007-02-04 Hurricane style warning system will help U.S. cope with a bird flu pandemic 0 None
2007-02-04 Brits on high alert as bird flu kills thousands of turkeys 0 None
2007-02-04 Scientists change bird flu virus and stop it spreading 0 None
2007-02-01 Indonesia comes up with bird flu vaccine 0 None
2007-02-01 UK scientists reverse symptoms of mad cow disease 0 None
2007-01-31 Nigeria confirms avian influenza infection in woman from Lagos 0 None
2007-01-31 World's largest particle physics accelerator tackles malaria 0 None
2007-01-31 Rift Valley Fever - 411 suspected cases 0 None
2007-01-31 Institute of Materia Medica and TB Alliance partner to tackle tuberculosis 0 None
2007-01-31 Molecular change in 1918 pandemic influenza virus stops transmission 0 None
2007-01-31 Investment level in HIV prevention related to HIV incidence in U.S. 0 None
2007-01-31 Rift Valley Fever threat puts Kenya on the verge of a national disaster 0 None
2007-01-30 New York City approves contract to distribute 20 million condoms 0 None
2007-01-30 Caribbean summit on HIV/AIDS long overdue 0 None
2007-01-30 China aims to raise public awareness of HIV prevention 0 None
2007-01-30 Uganda plans to test 500,000 people for HIV annually by 2012 0 None
2007-01-29 Japanese authorities battle with third outbreak of bird flu 0 None
2007-01-29 Public standards for world medications to treat neglected infectious diseases 0 None
2007-01-29 AIDS Healthcare Foundation praises Thai action on AIDS drug licensing 0 None
2007-01-29 China should own up to past HIV/AIDS mistakes 0 None
2007-01-29 HIV/AIDS advocates call on Zimbabwe to address broad health care issues 0 None
2007-01-28 Poverty, gender inequality contributing to spread of HIV in Caribbean 0 None
2007-01-28 Guyanese Health Ministry to provide $450,000 for HIV/AIDS programs 0 None
2007-01-28 HIV prevention and education initiatives are not reaching girls in Africa 0 None
2007-01-28 Advocates should focus on long-term strategy to fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-01-28 New program in Vietnam to provide youth with HIV/AIDS education 0 None
2007-01-28 Yaws disease re-emerging 0 None
2007-01-25 Meningococcal in Uganda 0 None
2007-01-23 Antiviral resistance and the control of pandemic influenza 0 None
2007-01-23 XDR-TB in South Africa 0 None
2007-01-22 Measles Initiative exceeds goals 0 None
2007-01-22 H5N1 genetic mutation observed in Egypt 0 None
2007-01-18 More aid required for chronic conditions in developed world 0 None
2007-01-14 Race to accelerate tuberculosis drug development 0 None
2007-01-14 Syphilis epidemic in China 0 None
2007-01-09 76th H5N1 case confirmed in Indonesia 0 None
2007-01-09 Oprah Winfrey takes HIV test in South Africa 0 None
2007-01-09 Kenya's progress at reducing HIV/AIDS prevalence could be undermined by funding delays 0 None
2007-01-09 Test to detect drug-resistant HIV strains could help provide earlier treatment 0 None
2007-01-08 Free seasonal flu vaccinations for poultry workers in UK 0 None
2007-01-07 Iran's "sex for clothing" hampering efforts to fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-01-07 Vaccine purchase plan for diseases auch as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria needs political will, funding pledges 0 None
2007-01-07 India's National AIDS Control Organization to encourage development of public-private partnerships 0 None
2007-01-07 100% condom use program in China 0 None
2007-01-07 Lesotho approves policy to care for AIDS orphans 1 None
2007-01-02 Common-sense measures to stop ICU infections 0 None
2007-01-02 Eliminating tuberculosis in the United States 0 None


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