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Humans and wildlife in Britain threatened by diseases from imported animals

Humans and wildlife in Britain threatened by diseases from imported animals

New set of International Health Regulations to manage public health emergencies of international concern

New set of International Health Regulations to manage public health emergencies of international concern

How Ebola virus infects cells - discovery

How Ebola virus infects cells - discovery

Alarming trends in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among America's young people

Alarming trends in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among America's young people

PAHO vaccines books wins major award

PAHO vaccines books wins major award

AIDS breakthrough - vaccine strengthens the body’s immune system againts HIV

AIDS breakthrough - vaccine strengthens the body’s immune system againts HIV

Malaria vaccine candidate looks extremely promising

Malaria vaccine candidate looks extremely promising

Hong Kong health commitment pledged in Sweden

Hong Kong health commitment pledged in Sweden

Global health is recurrently being threatened by new and re-emerging infectious diseases

Global health is recurrently being threatened by new and re-emerging infectious diseases

WHO calls enhanced preparedness for SARS and avian influenza

WHO calls enhanced preparedness for SARS and avian influenza

Scientists have traced the first steps in the way some new diseases emerge

Scientists have traced the first steps in the way some new diseases emerge

New book predicts a "vaccine century"

New book predicts a "vaccine century"

Research team developing new defenses against plague and smallpox

Research team developing new defenses against plague and smallpox

Possible new type of zoonose in England

Possible new type of zoonose in England

FDA finalizes new rule on donor eligibility for human tissues and cells

FDA finalizes new rule on donor eligibility for human tissues and cells

The UK Health Protection Agency has issued symptom-based clinical action cards to all GPs in England to help them recognise unusual symptoms

The UK Health Protection Agency has issued symptom-based clinical action cards to all GPs in England to help them recognise unusual symptoms

21st century is shaping up to be the "century of vaccines"

21st century is shaping up to be the "century of vaccines"

Bird flu in humans highlights vulnerability of people to emerging diseases

Bird flu in humans highlights vulnerability of people to emerging diseases

A new technique for engineering protein crystals is helping scientists figure out the three-dimensional structures of some important biological molecules

A new technique for engineering protein crystals is helping scientists figure out the three-dimensional structures of some important biological molecules