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Deadly virus threatens endangered elephants

(Phys.org) —Researchers are racing the clock to better understand a deadly virus which has the potential to intensify population declines in the endangered Asian elephant.

Jun 17, 2013
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Dengue vaccine could be ready by 2015: Sanofi

French drugs group Sanofi said Friday that its vaccine against dengue, a mosquito-borne infection that kills thousands of people around the world each year, could be launched in about four years.

Jun 10, 2011
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New TB vaccine enters clinical testing

At an international gathering of TB vaccine researchers in Tallinn today, the Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation announced it will initiate a clinical trial of an investigational live recombinant tuberculosis vaccine to be ...

Sep 23, 2010
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Informatics = essential MD competency

In an article published in the Sept. 15 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association, (JAMA), author Edward H. Shortliffe, MD, PhD, points out that although information underlies all clinical work, and despite t ...

Sep 14, 2010
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Chinese vaccine shields against hepatitis E - Lancet

A prototype vaccine devised and tested in China has proven 100-percent effective in preventing hepatitis E, a disease that is widespread in the developing world and can be fatal, investigators reported in The Lancet on Mon ...

Aug 23, 2010
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