Taiwan buys vaccines to stop rabies outbreak; HPV linked to throat cancer;

> Taiwan has ordered tens of thousands of rabies vaccines in response to its first outbreak in more than 50 years. News

> A review of previous research has linked human papillomavirus (HPV) infection to a threefold increase in risk of contracting esophageal cancer. Article

> Novavax ($NVAX) has posted positive preclinical data for its H7N9 vaccine candidate. News

> Swiss biotech GlycoVaxyn has snagged $5.5 million to advance its shigella vaccine. Release (PDF)

> Researchers are trying to combine the best bits of whole-cell and acellular vaccines. More

> ImmunoCellular Therapeutics has begun a Phase I trial of its cancer vaccine. Item