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May 18 is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day HARRISBURG, Pa., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, Secretary of Health Dr.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVec, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNVC) announced today that Douglas E.
LONDON, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- INTRODUCTIONCancer is known to be one of the leading causes of death worldwide.
EVANSTON, Ill., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary will recognize five members of Congress for their support of the humanitarian service organization's top priority to eradicate
Cuba, the nation whose most highly regarded (and previously illegal in the US) export is its tobacco products, also has something else the rest of the world wants: a lung cancer vaccine.
Company invites individual and institutional investors as well as advisors to log-on to VirtualInvestorConferences.com to view presentation NEW YORK, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/
A commercially available human vaccine for West Nile virus does not yet exist PORTLAND, Ore., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A novel investigational West Nile virus vaccine discovered
PRINCETON, N.J., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc.
SASKATOON, May 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Brad Trost, Member of Parliament for Saskatoon-Humboldt, announced close to $1 million in funding
LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd.
Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease with a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes and is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa, but not in Asia. Primates and a few kinds of mosquitoes are the only known hosts. The origin of the disease is most likely Africa. From there it was introduced to South America through the slave trade in the 16th century. There...
A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...
Foot-and-mouth disease, FMD, is sometimes fatal and is highly contagious for cloven-hoofed animals. Along with hooved animals hedgehogs and elephants are susceptible to the disease as well. Llama and alpaca can develop mild symptoms but are resistant to the disease and don't pass it to other species. Mice, rats, and chickens have been infected artificially in a lab but it is not believed they can contract the disease under natural conditions. Humans can spread the disease by carrying the...
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