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MANILA The Department of Health said it has recorded 494 new cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in June, a report by the Philippine News Agency said.
It's possible but highly unlikely that the deadly Ebola virus would reach Australia, but if it did the country would be well prepared to respond, medical experts say.
When they realized one of their patients had recently traveled in Africa, doctors at Carolinas Medical Center's emergency department took precautions early Wednesday to prevent possible spread of an infectious disease.
A southern Indiana man said the death of a Kansas girl is just another reason why warning signs should be posted at ponds and lakes.
Cempra's net loss quadrupled in the second quarter as the Chapel Hill pharmaceutical company ramped up spending on clinical trials for the antibiotic products it is developing.
A section of the emergency room at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte is back open after temporarily being blocked while a patient was being tested.
Genocea Biosciences CEO Chip Clark said the results provide strong support for its ongoing clinical investigation of GEN-003, and provide further validation of its approach for identifying vaccine candidates.
The Texas Department of State Health Services has reported 110 cases of Cyclospora infection but admitted it is still unsure of the source.
In this August 2013 file photo, Brendan Emanuel from the University of New England looks in on the nest built inside of a birdhouse placed on the perimeter of a school soccer field.
It's not every day - maybe not any day - that scientists disclose their religion and method of circumcision in an academic paper.
Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can evade treatment by acquiring mutations in the genes targeted by antibiotics or antifungal drugs.
In the 1990s, a new acellular pertussis vaccine was introduced in the United States and other countries.
Later this month, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology-commonly known as PCAST-will issue a highly anticipated report on antibiotic resistance, bringing much-needed attention to a growing public health threat that is fast becoming a global crisis.
A recent UK study said fist bumps spread far fewer germs than the traditional handshake, and even the high five.
"This is the time of year when we often begin to find mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus in Boston," a public health official said.
Genotypic technology is expected to register highest growth in the microbial identification market.
PaxVax , a biopharmaceuticals company developing vaccines for infectious disease, has raised $62M in a funding round.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 04:45 am
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