PANJIM: After creating much havoc in Goa, the Monkey Fever (Kyasanoor Forest Disease (KFD) is now being wide spread in the neighbouring Maharashtra.

Two vaccine candidates have been shown to be effective — in one case, 100 percent effective — in preventing malaria.

The ninth G-FINDER survey reports on 2015 global investment into research and development (R&D) of new products for neglected diseases, and identifies trends and patterns across the nine years of global G-FINDER data.

In a move to keep healthcare professionals fit to handle A(H1N1) influenza cases, emergency medical technicians attached to GVK EMRI-108 ambulances are being vaccinated.

Concerned about the outbreak of measles in Yangon Region, the Department of Public Health has embarked on a mass vaccination campaign among children in five townships to curb the spread of the dise

In a double move hailed as a milestone for public health, African leaders have launched an agency to tackle global threats such as Ebola and pledged to make immunisation available throughout the co

As many as four people died of H1N1 in Tamil Nadu in the last two days. As many as three fresh cases of the infection were reported in the western districts of the state.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 31 January 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Today, Heads of State from across Africa endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunization, also known as the Ministerial Declarat

Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus (JEV) causes severe epidemic encephalitis across Asia, for which the live attenuated vaccine SA14-14-2 is being used increasingly. JEV is a flavivirus, and is closely related to dengue virus (DENV), which is co-endemic in many parts of Asia, with clinically relevant interactions. There is no information on the human T cell response to SA14-14-2, or whether responses to SA14-14-2 cross-react with DENV.

Doctors have people to be aware of the virus and have also recommended them to approach doctors in case of a sudden fever.