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Pathway to Polio Virulence Revealed

Polio is nearly eradicated. Now much of the risk of polio outbreaks comes not from wild poliovirus but from the oral vaccine, which comprises attenuated viruses. These viruses accumulate mutations that allow them to...

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Developing an HIV vaccine

In 2015, 17 million HIV-infected individuals worldwide were on antiretroviral drug therapies, which are remarkably effective in suppressing the virus. Yet, 6000 people a day became newly infected, making the quest for an effective...

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Toward a Virus-Free Polio Vaccine

Polio is nearly eradicated. But vaccine campaigns will continue in case, for example, some remaining infections go undetected. With the current technology, the need to continue vaccinations poses a challenge to a poliovirus-free world...

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Watch and Download Full Movie Logan (2017)

Logan (2017) Director : James Mangold. Producer : Lauren Shuler Donner, Hutch Parker, Simon Kinberg. Release : February 28, 2017 Country : United States of America. Production Company : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation,...

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Another DNA Vaccine for Zika Shows Promise

A preventive DNA vaccine encoding two Zika structural proteins protected Rhesus macaques from viral infection. The results, published today (September 22) in Science, are encouraging for organizers of the ongoing Phase 1 clinical trial...

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Toward a Universal Flu Vax

Researchers in Australia added an adjuvant to an inactivated influenza A vaccine and successfully boosted the shot’s effectiveness and cross-protective capabilities, according to a study published today (October 27) in mBio. “Our best protection comes...

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Gut bugs may boost flu shots effects

Why do some people get the flu after the flu shot? The answer may be in the gut. While studying gene expression and the strength of the immune response in people infected with influenza...

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Targeted Brain Cancer Vaccine

A vaccine targeting a mutation found in a subset of tumors, including slow-growing brain malignancies called gliomas, can induce an immune response and prevent tumor progression in mice, according to a study published today...

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