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Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins in Sierra Leone

Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins in Sierra Leone

  Miami, United States – Thousands of healthcare workers in areas of Sierra Leone that are grappling with Ebola will now begin receiving an experimental vaccine against the often deadly virus, officials ...

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From Experience: What is Monkey Pox? Part II

From Experience: What is Monkey Pox? Part II

  Following the evidence The doctors and nurses at MSF had their job cut out for them. First, they had to make sure what they were dealing with was positively ...

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Experts Fear E-Cigarettes Fuel Teen Addiction

Experts Fear E-Cigarettes Fuel Teen Addiction

  San José, United States – E-cigarettes can be an effective tool for smokers aiming to kick their tobacco habit, but officials fear the devices are also creating nicotine addiction among adolescents. ...

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HPV Vaccine Not Linked to Riskier Sex, STIs: Study

HPV Vaccine Not Linked to Riskier Sex, STIs: Study

  Miami, United States – Despite concerns among some parents, the vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) does not cause riskier behavior in teens, nor does it raise rates of sexually transmitted infections, ...

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Death Rate in US Blacks Infected with HIV Drops 28%

Death Rate in US Blacks Infected with HIV Drops 28%

  Washington, United States – The mortality rate of African-Americans infected with HIV has dropped sharply in recent years and the gap between whites and blacks is narrowing, new figures show. A new ...

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Politicians Debate Vaccines as US Faces Measles Outbreak

Politicians Debate Vaccines as US Faces Measles Outbreak

  Washington, United States – US President Barack Obama and American health authorities appealed to the public to vaccinate their children as the country faces an outbreak of measles due to some parents believing ...

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Disney Measles Outbreak Spreads to More US States, Mexico

Disney Measles Outbreak Spreads to More US States, Mexico

  Los Angeles, United States – A measles outbreak centered around Disneyland in California has spread to six more US states and Mexico, and an international visitor to the theme park likely ...

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