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2012-07-03 23:00:39

California based immunization company affiliates with largest independent mass immunizer to deliver more services to clients. Fullerton, California (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 Test-med announced today that it has affiliated with Mollen Immunization Clinics, LLC, the nation´s largest independent mass immunizer, to expand the services it can offer to customers. As a result of the affiliation, Test-med will be able to offer customers national coverage, an expanded menu of immunizations, a...

2012-06-28 20:17:24

Salmonella Typhi (S. Typhi) is the causative agent of typhoid fever, a serious health threat resulting in some 22 million new cases yearly and approximately 217,000 fatalities.  A number of novel vaccine candidates using live attenuated strains of Salmonella are being developed, but care must be taken to ensure the bacteria are not excreted into the environment following vaccination. Karen Brenneman and her colleagues at Arizona State University´s Biodesign Institute have been...

2012-04-24 12:51:35

Special supplemental issue of the journal Vaccine provides critical insights on rotavirus vaccine performance to help maximize their impact in developing countries Rotavirus vaccines offer the best hope for preventing severe rotavirus disease and the deadly dehydrating diarrhea that it causes, particularly in low-resource settings where treatment for rotavirus infection is limited or unavailable, according to studies published in the April 2012 special supplement to the journal Vaccine....


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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