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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine will receive up to $6.2 million over five years from the National Institute Of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to develop a vaccine for severe acute respiratory syndrome, commonly called SARS.
The open-access journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases will publish an article emphasizing the rising burden of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Central Asia on Tuesday, Sept. 27th.
WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) is pleased to announce the election of Baroness Helene Hayman, Gary Rosenthal, Marc Shapiro, and Alisa Swidler to the organization's Board of Trustees.
Despite significant advancements in increasing distribution and development of vaccines against childhood killer diseases â€“ including pneumococcal disease, rotavirus, and Haemophilus influenzae Type B â€“ global efforts to reduce the burden of infection from neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) has greatly lagged.
Dr. Peter Hotez, internationally renowned tropical diseases expert, told the graduating class of Baylor College of Medicine Tuesday that they are well-prepared to make a major difference in improving the human condition.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.