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2009-10-22 07:40:00

The US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) delivered a nearly unanimous vote on Wednesday against "permissive" use of Merck & Co's Gardasil for boys and men, deciding instead to advise doctors that they are free to use the vaccine if they choose.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.