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In an early stage, proof-of-principle trial, researchers from the Mayo Clinic have demonstrated that a modified version of the measles virus is capable of destroying cancerous cells while leaving normal healthy tissue intact
PRINCETON, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc.
Yellow fever, an acute viral disease, is estimated to have been responsible for 78,000 deaths in Africa in 2013.
New report from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases reinforces pregnancy as optimal time to create lifetime vaccine advocates. Bethesda, Maryland
LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd.
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EU support boosts development of therapeutic vaccines against Parkinson's and Multiple System Atrophy.
ROCKVILLE, Md., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Immunization Managers (AIM), representing the 64 federally-funded state, territorial and large urban area immunization
National Infant Immunization Week is April 26 - May 3, 2014 ATLANTA, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 26 - May 3, 2014, and the Georgia
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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