A project sponsored by the EU entitled ‘Vaccines and InfecTious diseases in the Ageing popuLation’ (VITAL) has been launched to address the challenges posed by infections.
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Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have developed a new online training programme to keep healthcare workers safe when treating patients with Ebola.
A new report from the World Health Organization states that the Ministry of Health, WHO and partners continue to respond to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel notice for Kazakhstan, where health officials have reported a measles outbreak.
It is peak transmission time for yellow fever in São Paulo, Brazil, and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) has issued a disease fever update.
The US Department of State has issued an urgent travel advisory to all Americans who are in Venezuela or plan to travel to Venezuela, due to the US Government having limited ability to provide emergency services.
In the state of Washington in the US, a state of emergency has been declared due to an outbreak of measles.
On the Gulf of Nicoya Coast in Costa Rica, contaminated food is believed to be responsible for 33 hepatitis infections reported over an 11-day period this month.
The Caribbean Public Health Agency has stated that another regional outbreak of dengue fever may occur in the near future.
The World Health Organization has predicted that there are adequate supplies of an experimental Ebola vaccine to control the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.