Scientists Fast-Track Vaccines For New Diseases Before Deadly Outbreaks
Due to the potential threat to global health and economic conditions, scientsits fast-track the creation of vaccines for three emerging diseases whoe nature are unknown. The three new diseases that can potentially cause outbreaks are Mers, Lassa fever, and Nipah.
Vaccine Safety: Studies Show Benefits Trump Risks
As issue on vaccine safety come into spotlight, sceintists gather and present numerous studies of the risks and benefits. In the end, data show that there are more evidence that it saves lives compared to the harm that it causes.
New Malaria Vaccine, GAP3KO, Passes First Human Trial With Strong Results
GAP3KO, was created by genetically engineering the malaria parasite that is weakened after removing three genes that allow infection. The genetically attenuated parasites called or "GAPs" are incapable of multiplying in the human liver.
Anti-Polio Drive Launched After Rare Virus Attack In Southwestern Pakistan
A rare strain of virus was found in sewage samples. Local officials have recruited Muslim clerics to promote the anti-polio drive since past programs were met with resistance and even violence by extremists.
Oh No! New York College Declares Mumps Outbreak! Does It Mean That The Disease Will Soon Be Pandemic?
Is the mumps virus becoming pandemic in New York? What's the reason behind the declaration of the mumps outbreak in a certain college in New Paltz, New York? Find out what health experts have to say
Zika Vaccines are Needed Especially in Affected Areas
Zika outbreak is an issue that needs to be resolved as soon as possible. US government and health institutions are coordinating with each other to stop the outbreak.
Vaccine For Zika Virus Pegged For Human Testing
Zika vaccine worked on monkeys. Now, scientists want to try it on humans.