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On Friday, California’s Department of Public Health announced that the state is currently experiencing an epidemic of whooping cough and called for pregnant Californians to get vaccinated against the disease.
Concerted effort is needed to reverse the ongoing rise in pertussis cases and deaths, especially among children and young people.
Substantial Scientific Evidence Exists that Vaccine Ingredient is a Developmental Neurotoxin WATCHUNG, N.J., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Just months after U.S.
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“Only 24% of (Hispanic male) participants believed that the HPV vaccine could prevent future problems, and 53% said they would not be vaccinate,” according to the Journal of Transcultural
Employers planning to implement mandatory influenza vaccination policies for health care workers need to understand the implications.
The first conservation-specific vaccine trial on captive chimpanzees has proved a vaccine against Ebola virus is both safe and capable of producing a robust immune response in chimpanzees.
WSPA campaign protects dogs and safeguards communities from rabies TORONTO, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Thousands of people and millions of dogs die every year because of rabies,
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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