Broken glass prompts Merck to recall Gardasil; CDC applying for clearance to use Bexsero in California;

> Merck ($MRK) is recalling 750,000 doses of Gardasil because of concerns about contamination with broken glass. Piece

> CDC has begun an IND application to allow the University of California, Santa Barbara, to use Novartis' ($NVS) Bexsero to stop a meningitis B outbreak. News

> A Pennsylvania hospital has fired a pregnant nurse for refusing to be vaccinated against flu. Item

> An academic team is planning to trial a vaccine against staphylococcus-caused pneumonia by the end of 2014. Post

> Bangladesh has begun testing vaccines at its new National Control Laboratory. Article

> Pakistan is planning a 90-day polio immunization drive despite violent opposition. News