Zika May Not be in the News, but Its Negative Impact Continues to be Felt

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The Hilleman Endowed Lectureship Focuses on the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

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Take Action and Fight Flu this Season

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Serotyping of Pneumococcal Disease

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Serotyping of Pneumococcal Disease
To develop a test with TaqMan array cards to evaluate all pneumococcal serotypes causing meningitis.
Emory University (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; Emory University Rollins School of Public Health; National Institute for Communicable Diseases; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

World Meningitis Day: A Step Closer to Eliminating Epidemics

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Harvey Alter Receives 2015 Fries Prize for Improving Health

Harvey Alter, M.D., M.A.C.P., received the 2015 Fries Prize for Improving Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for his life-saving research and leadership in translating science into practice, which has prevented millions of new infections and cases of disease and death from Hepatitis B virus (HBV), Hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV infections.

Flu Costs the U.S. More Than $87 Billion Annually

Prevention is better than cure when it comes to any illness, and influenza—the flu—is no exception. Business Pulse: Flu Prevention provides employers and workers with access to resources and information to prepare for the 2014–2015 flu season.

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