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Infectious Diseases

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Latest Headlines

Gen X largely shrugged off call for H1N1 shots

About 2 of every 3 American adults aged 36 to 39 tracked the frenzy of reports that erupted after the swine flu pandemic broke out and concluded that there was something there that was at least...

As India nears polio eradication, researchers ponder new vaccines

Today marks the end of the first year in which India had zero reported cases of polio, a major milestone for a country that's pushed hard in recent years to eliminate the disease. Pakistan,...

FDA approves Pfizer's Prevnar 13 for adults over 50

Pfizer ($PFE) has won a much-anticipated FDA approval for Prevnar 13 for older adults to prevent pneumonia and other diseases caused by 13 Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes contained in the vaccine....

Pfizer, GSK to provide more discount vaccines for GAVI

Pfizer ($PFE) and GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK) will provide the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) with 360 million more pneumonia vaccines for the bargain price of $3.50 per dose....