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A vaccine-derived strain of poliovirus that has spread in recent years is serious but it can be tackled with an existing vaccine.
The rapidly growing polio outbreak in Tajikistan raises serious concerns that the disease could spread to other regions in the world.
Former diplomat takes reins of leading vaccine development and advocacy organization WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael W. Marine, former U.S.
Failure to pursue eradication of polio worldwide given the capacity and opportunity to do so is a violation of ethical principles, foremost among them a "duty to rescue" those in distress, according to ethicists writing in this week's edition of the Lancet.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Netherlands Vaccine Institute (NVI) and PharmaJet, Inc. have entered into a collaboration aimed at helping speed the eradication of polio.
The co-director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases is a member of the committee that this week issued updated guidelines for childhood and teen immunizations to include formal recommendations that children older than 6 months get the H1N1 influenza vaccine to guard against swine flu, and that combination vaccines are generally preferred over separate injections.
Rotary clubs worldwide participate in global fundraising campaign, as new polio vaccine is approved for countries still battling the disease EVANSTON, Ill., Oct.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct.
Polio is spreading in Nigeria and health officials say that the vaccine used to fight it has caused it, in some cases.
SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS:PK), (http://www.htdsmedical.com) subsidiary, Shenzhen Mellow Hope Pharm Industrial Co., Ltd.
Poliovirus, the causative agent of poliomyelitis and a member of the family of Picornaviridae, is a human enterovirus. It is composed of an RNA genome that is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA. It was first isolate in 1909 and was published in 1981. It is one of the most well characterized viruses and has become a useful model system for understanding the biology of RNA viruses. It infects human cells by binding to an immunoglobulin-like receptor on the cell surface. The three...
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