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A Rutgers University infectious diseases expert discusses the myths and facts of the measles outbreak and the “vaccine gap” that has put certain adults at risk
The million dollar question is can cannabis be used to treat Ebola?
If you think the cold or the flu, is contagious, you haven’t see anything until you see measles. Not vaccinating can easily lead to a measles outbreak!
This year's flu vaccine will only reduce your chance of infection by 23%. Virginia Tech researcher seeks better ways to prevent flu by blocking transmission
Measles outbreak linked to a Disneyland has already caused 68 infections was Inevitable but can be halted!
Spread of the Ebola virus from animal hosts to humans may be linked to human population density & vegetation cover
“It means that we are going down to zero"
Liberia has just five remaining confirmed cases of the disease.
Doctors are working on Ebola vaccines, but they already have one for measles.
Ebola is bad, but the outbreak in West Africa is small compared with plague aka the Black Death that killed 60% of the populations of Europe, Africa and Asia
49 of the 66 confirmed cases of measles have been traced back to the resort.
The measles outbreak is growing with 59 confirmed cases in California
Ebola screening system at the AFCON 2015 games in Equatorial Guinea. All supporters have a temperature check - with those above 38 °C not allowed in.
New treatments for Ebola could be obsolete before they are available for use by patients
Bird Flu is a virus spread from bird to bird, but can be transmitted to humans
Bomi County, Liberia has not recorded any new cases of Ebola since November 2014
J&J received $115M boost meant to speed development of its Ebola vaccine.
A Wisconsin newlywed started to feel sick with the flu on a Monday. By Friday, she was dead.
Authorities in Malawi say at least 170 people have died in flash floods
Measles, which spread through the theme park, now at 26 cases in four US states