Vaccine


Congo Approves Use of Experimental Ebola Vaccine

Congo has agreed to allow the World Health Organization to use an experimental Ebola vaccine to combat an outbreak announced last week, the WHO director-general said Monday. The aim is…

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One Thing Congress Agrees on: Vaccines Work

A bipartisan group of lawmakers are stressing the need to highlight benefits of vaccines amid reports of local outbreaks of infectious diseases. “The science is clear: FDA-licensed vaccines are proven…

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Religious Exemptions for Vaccines On the Rise in NJ

More parents in New Jersey are choosing religious exemptions for child vaccinations, resulting in a steady increase in unvaccinated schoolchildren. The number of state religious exemptions among children in primary…

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Measles Outbreak Strikes L.A. Orthodox Community

Six months after California’s strict vaccine law took effect, a measles outbreak has infected 20 people, most of them members of the Los Angeles Orthodox community. The scourge has prompted…

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Sanofi Pasteur Launches Zika Vaccine Effort

Drugmaker Sanofi Pasteur says it is launching an effort to research and develop a vaccine to prevent the Zika virus. Sanofi’s announcement Tuesday comes the day after the World Health…

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