World Health Organization starts vaccination campaign in Iraq; Daiichi Sankyo recalls 8 vaccine lots;

> In an effort to contain a major cholera outbreak in Iraq, the World Health Organization has kick-started a campaign to vaccinate 255,000 people there against the illness within a month. Report

> Daiichi Sankyo recalled two lots of a freeze-dried live attenuated measles vaccine and 6 lots of a measles and rubella combined vaccine. Report

> TapImmune relocated its corporate headquarters from Seattle to Jacksonville, FL, to prepare for Phase II breast cancer vaccine trials next year in conjunction with the Mayo Clinic in Florida. Report

> Research published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases this week suggested that statins could negatively impact the protective qualities of flu vaccines. Report

> Saint Louis University received a $5.8 million National Institutes of Health contract for an "omics" research initiative into the safety and effectiveness of vaccines and other methods to combat infectious diseases. Release