News tagged with vaccine

Profiling malaria-causing parasites

The majority of fatal cases of malaria are caused by infection with the parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Most at risk are young children and women who are pregnant. A team of researchers, led by Patrick Duffy, at the National ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Newcastle disease gets new vaccine

A new vaccine for Newcastle disease (ND) in poultry has been developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in Athens, Ga. Using reverse genetics technology, the new vaccine is made from part of a virus that ...

dateJan 14, 2011 in Other
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WikiLeaks reveals US global interests

WikiLeaks has released a secret list of infrastructure from pipelines to smallpox vaccine suppliers whose loss or attack by terrorists could "critically impact" US security in the view of the State Department.

dateDec 06, 2010 in Internet
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Plague researchers race to beat bioterrorists

Given the many pressing concerns of the day, fear of plague probably isn't what causes most Americans to lose sleep. But for those whose responsibility it is to combat bioterrorism, plague is among the highest priorities. ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Biochemistry
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