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155 cases of polio-like illness now under investigation, CDC says

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ATLANTA – polio-like illness-More people are getting sick from a rare condition that can paralyze children. The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday it is investigating 155 patients with AFM. That is nearly 30 new cases from last week. A Clayton County woman wants you to know it can …

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IAVI and Serum Institute of India to Develop and Manufacture Globally Affordable and Accessible Antibody Products for HIV

Antibody Products for HIV

“IAVI is committed to translating scientific innovation into public health solutions, and we are collaborating with Serum Institute to enable global access to broadly neutralizing monoclonal antibodies (bNAbs) against HIV, if they are proven effective at preventing HIV infection. Through this partnership, we will work to pioneer a viable and …

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Public Trust In Vaccines Plummets After Dengvaxia Controversy

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USA NEWS Corner(Oct. 18, 2018) – The Philippines’ highly politicized response to newly-reported risks of a dengue vaccine led to a dramatic drop in public trust in vaccines, according to a study published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. Dengue is a viral infection spread mainly by the bite of the …

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Driving while high: negative cannabis effects linger for hours

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Negative Cannabis Effects-Recreational use of cannabis is set to become legal in Canada as of tomorrow, Wednesday Oct. 17. Even as government “pot shops” are preparing what they believe may be a rush on consumption, many concerns remain among a variety of experts and citizens groups about the unknown societal …

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