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50 Years After Measles Vaccination Was Developed, US Threat Still High
2013-12-06 07:18:29

Fifty years after the approval of the extremely effective measles vaccine, the disease still poses a threat to domestic and global health security. On average, 430 children die each day due to measles infection around the world. In 2011, there were about 158,000 deaths attributed to measles.

2013-11-23 23:03:07

The CDC's Get Smart About Antibiotics Week 2013 calls for responsible antibiotic prescribing Washington DC (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Every year as

2013-11-20 23:34:15

New research from Applied Maths and PathoGenetix Inc.

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