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2014-12-07 05:48:33

Workers in “high-security” UK labs have been accidentally exposed to some of the most deadly viruses and bacteria known to man. A whole series of more than 100 accidents or near-misses have been reported to safety regulators in the last five years.

2014-12-04 12:27:21

New Next-Generation Vaccine Promises Protection Against a Broad Range of Virus Strains KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec.

William Gillanders, MD
2014-12-02 04:00:03

A breast cancer vaccine developed at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is safe in patients with metastatic breast cancer, results of an early clinical trial indicate.

2014-12-02 08:32:24

OTTAWA, Dec. 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, Eve Adams and Dr.

2014-12-01 08:29:12

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd.

New Hybrid Vehicle Being Developed That Delivers DNA
2014-11-30 03:01:01

A new hybrid vehicle is under development. Its performance isn’t measured by the distance it travels, but rather the delivery of its cargo: vaccines that contain genetically engineered DNA to fight HIV, cancer, influenza and other maladies.

2014-11-25 23:10:12

Dalton awarded funding from ISTPCanada as part of an international vaccine development project under the 2013 Canada-China Joint Initiative on Human Vaccine Research and Development program

2014-11-24 16:24:53

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledges matching support for donations made to Shot@Life LOS ANGELES, Nov.

2014-11-24 08:30:11

LONDON, November 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Report Details The Ebola Report - new study showing you trends and R&D progress What opportunities are there

2014-11-19 12:28:27

Using freeze-drying process to overcome cold-chain transportation issues SEATTLE, Nov.


Latest Vaccine Reference Libraries

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2011-03-04 17:38:30

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...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

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...

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2011-01-12 16:40:04

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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  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
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