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A vaccine invented at the University of Guelph to protect against Campylobacter jejuni – one of the leading bacterial causes of food-borne illness in the world – has just been approved for human...

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The mosquito borne viral disease, Dengue fever, causes significant illness and death worldwide, in fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) says over 2.5 billion people – over 40 percent of the world’s...

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PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 25, 2014 – Twenty years ago, the immunization landscape was starkly different from what it is now. More than 100,000 cases of poliomyelitis and 1.2 million cases...

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PRESS RELEASE The CDC estimates that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among children born in the last 20 years. Despite the U.S. immunization program’s...

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April 5, 2014: Heartland virus disease, Vaccine survey LISTEN to podcasts HERE and HERE Guests: Daniel Pastula, MD, MHS, EIS Officer & Neurologist with CDC’s Arboviral Diseases Branch Rebecca Burkholder,...

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December 14, 2013: Pertussis vaccine study LISTEN to the podcast here Today’s guest: Tod Merkel, PhD, Microbiologist, and the Principal Researcher for this study in FDA’s Office of...

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In a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) news release yesterday, the agency is recommending that health care provider temporarily suspend the use of the Rotarix vaccine for rotavirus immunization due to...

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A team of researchers from the University of Melbourne have recently performed a pilot trial on a vaccine that could seriously reduce or eliminate transmission of the parasite that causes neurocyticercosis,...

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The British medical journal, The Lancet, has retracted a controversial study from 1998 in which the author suggested a link between autism and the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. The lead researcher,...

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The British medical journal, The Lancet, has retracted a controversial study from 1998 in which the author suggested a link between autism and the measles,mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. The lead researcher,...