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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an advisory alerting healthcare providers about an increase in invasive meningococcal disease and urging them to ensure necessary vaccinations against the deadly disease.

The agency’s approval offers an alternative to patients who have difficulty taking injections or pills.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned against using an India-made eye drop that has been linked to the outbreak of a drug-resistant bacteria leading to adverse events in at least 55 patients including infections, blindness and one death.

The near year-long infant formula shortage in the United States that prompted the intervention of the White House is likely to “persist” until spring, according to Reckitt Benckiser, the maker of what is now the biggest brand in the market, Enfamil.

Intravacc will develop a prophylactic vaccine based on its proprietary outer membrane vesicles (OMV) platform technology.