Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - June 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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