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Monovalent Ebola vaccine appeared safe in early trial

January 30, 2015

The results of a phase 1 clinical trial suggest a monovalent Ebola vaccine was safe and immunogenic in healthy adults, according to recently published data.

“Whether we have a vaccine that is safe, effective and works, we won’t know for a while yet,” Adrian V.S. Hill, DM, of the Jenner Institute at Oxford University, said in a press release. “We owe it to the people who have been affected so badly by the Ebola outbreak to find out.”

Oseltamivir reduced influenza symptoms, complications in adults In the Journals

Oseltamivir reduced influenza symptoms, complications in adults

January 29, 2015
An independent research group found that oseltamivir shortened the duration of influenza symptoms by approximately 1 day and reduced the risk for influenza…

As measles count rises, CDC encourages MMR vaccination

January 29, 2015
Since Jan. 1, 84 cases of measles across 14 states have been reported, 67 of which have been linked to the outbreak stemming from Disneyland resort theme parks…
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FDA designates Neutrolin as QIDP

January 29, 2015
The FDA has designated a novel formulation as a qualified infectious disease product, for the prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections for oncology…
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Arizona tracking hundreds of people after possible measles exposure

January 29, 2015
Public health officials in Arizona are monitoring 1,000 people, including 195 children who may have been exposed to measles, stemming from the outbreak that originated…
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Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

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Student education, immunization requirements necessary to prevent outbreaks on college campuses

November 28, 2014
NEW YORK — James C. Turner, MD, executive director of the department of student health and the National Social…
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Regimen Selection in HIV

Regimen Selection in HIV: Considering New Options to Optimize Outcomes
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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

More than 2 decades into the antiretroviral therapy (ART) era, numerous options are available for HIV treatment. The…
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