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Measles by the Numbers

The U.S. media is abuzz due to an outbreak at Disneyland in California, but the disease will keep popping up until it is wiped out worldwide

February 12, 2015 — Declan Butler and Nature magazine

A Pill That Mimics the Immune System

Synthetic antibodies with the potential to be orally ingested to fight cancer and autoimmune diseases may replace cumbersome intravenous therapeutics

February 9, 2015 — Bret Stetka

Super Bowl Team Cities See More Flu Deaths

Regions that send a team to the Super Bowl saw on average an 18 percent increase in flu deaths among those over 65, probably because of increased transmission due to gatherings of people at parties during the height of the flu season...

January 30, 2015 — Karen Hopkin

CDC Urges Measles Vaccinations amid Disneyland Outbreak

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans on Thursday to get vaccinated for measles amid an outbreak that began at Disneyland in December, saying that 2014 saw the highest number of cases in two decades...

January 29, 2015
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