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Measles Outbreaks: The Other Congressional Hearing you Should Follow

Measles Outbreaks: The Other Congressional Hearing you Should Follow

February 28, 2019

As measles cases rise across the United States, lawmakers are meeting in a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill to discuss what has been called a "growing Public Health threat."


Science Being 'Debunked:' Why are Some Countries Making a Vaccine U-Turn?

Science Being 'Debunked:' Why are Some Countries Making a Vaccine U-Turn?

February 18, 2019

According to the World Health Organization, vaccine hesitance is one of the biggest threats to global health in 2019.


Six Vaccines Adults Should Get

Six Vaccines Adults Should Get

January 15, 2019

We may not like hearing it but its true: Adults are not off the hook when it comes to vaccines. Here are six vaccines adults should get.


New York tackles 'Largest Measles Outbreak' in States Recent History

New York tackles 'Largest Measles Outbreak' in States Recent History

January 11, 2019

A measles outbreak in New York has been called largest in the states recent history, and its occurring at a time when there have been spikes in measles cases globally.


SUNY Upstate Hoping to Test Heroin Vaccine on Humans by Next Year

SUNY Upstate Hoping to Test Heroin Vaccine on Humans by Next Year

January 10, 2019

"If I have 100 people who have a heroin abuse disorder and this vaccine helps 10 of them go into sustained recovery that is a huge impact. That has saved 10 lives." SUNY Upstate Institute for Global Health and Dr. Stephen Thomas will oversee a clinical trial of an experimental heroin vaccine at Upstate Medical University.


Swedish Hospital Investigating a Suspected Ebola Case

Swedish Hospital Investigating a Suspected Ebola Case

January 4, 2019

A person in Sweden is currently in isolation and is being treated for suspected Ebola.


Ebola Outbreak in Congo Surpasses 600 Cases

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Surpasses 600 Cases

January 3, 2019

The Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a new milestone in the Ebola outbreak, that began August 1st.


Trek into Congo Forest Reveals an Ebola Crisis Fueled by Violence

Trek into Congo Forest Reveals an Ebola Crisis Fueled by Violence

January 2, 2019

There have been many hopeful advances recently in the battle against the deadly Ebola virus. A vaccine is now available and experimental treatments appear to be helping to save lives.


Deadly Marburg Virus Found in Bats in Sierra Leone

Deadly Marburg Virus Found in Bats in Sierra Leone

December 20, 2018

Scientist have discovered the deadly Marburg virus in fruit bats in Sierra Leone, the first time this cousin of Ebola had been found in West Africa.


An Island Nation's Health Experiment: Vaccines Delivered by Drone

An Island Nation's Health Experiment: Vaccines Delivered by Drone

December 19, 2018

In Vanuatu, 20 percent of children miss their shots because villages are so hard to reach. It has hired an Australian company to fly them in. Vanuatu is the only country in the world to make its childhood vaccine program officially drone-dependent.


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