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NIH Prioritizes Development Of Universal Flu Vaccine 100 Years After Influenza Pandemic

Associated Press: Century after pandemic, science takes its best shot at flu “…There’s no way to predict what strain of the shape-shifting flu virus could trigger another pandemic or, given modern medical tools, how bad it might be. But researchers hope they’re finally closing in on stronger flu shots, ways…

WHO Recommends Yellow Fever Immunization For Visitors To Brazil’s Sao Paulo State

Associated Press: WHO: All of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever “The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it now considers all of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever, recommending that all international visitors to the state be vaccinated. That puts the megacity of Sao Paulo…

World Needs Universal Flu Vaccine To Prevent Repeat Of 1918 Pandemic

Scientific American: We Need a Universal Flu Vaccine before the Next Pandemic Strikes Catharine I. Paules, medical officer in the Office of the Director at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and Anthony S. Fauci, director of NIAID “…The remarkable capacity of influenza viruses to undergo antigenic…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: Pakistan launches new anti-polio drive in Punjab province (1/16). CNN: 75% of India’s air pollution-related deaths are rural, study finds (Wu, 1/15). The Guardian: Doctors in Uganda warn ‘crisis level’ blood shortage is putting lives at risk (Okiror, 1/16). New York Times: She Ran From the Cut, and…

Pan American Journal Of Public Health Features Special Issue On Immunization In Americas

PAHO/WHO: Special issue of PAHO’s scientific journal explores the past, present, and future of vaccination in the Americas “The countries of the Americas have been world leaders in controlling diseases through vaccination over the past century. But does this past experience guarantee similar success with immunization going forward? This and…

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