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Norovirus vaccine elicits antibody response

March 27, 2015

Researchers from the University of North Carolina have found that an investigational multivalent norovirus vaccine elicited an antibody response in sera from 10 volunteers.

According to the report in PLoS Medicine, the vaccine elicited responses to several norovirus strains, including strains not included in the vaccine or to which the participants had previously been exposed.

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Early PEP effective against trichinellosis

March 26, 2015
Early treatment with mebendazole within the first 6 days of Trichinella exposure prevented the onset of clinical trichinellosis, according to recent findings. In a…
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M. pneumoniae causes respiratory illness outbreak in care facility

March 26, 2015
An outbreak of respiratory illness at a long-term care facility in Nebraska was linked to Mycoplasma pneumoniae. During the outbreak, 55 patients experienced…

AGA gives additional suggestions to prevent duodenoscope infections

March 26, 2015
The American Gastroenterological Association has issued additional practice recommendations for preventing infections associated with endoscopic retrograde…

Botswana-UPenn partnership, Microsoft to launch telemedicine service in Botswana

March 26, 2015
The Botswana-UPenn Partnership, along with Microsoft, the Botswana Innovation Hub, and others are planning to launch the first telemedicine service in Africa…
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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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Video: NIAID Ebola vaccine well tolerated, immunogenic

March 23, 2015
WILMINGTON, Del. — Julie Ledgerwood, DO, of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases' Vaccine…
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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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