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Expedited Development Of Effective, Affordable, Accessible Vaccines Vital To Defeating Infectious Diseases – Kaiser Family Foundation

Expedited Development Of Effective, Affordable, Accessible Vaccines Vital To Defeating Infectious Diseases Nov 30, 2018 STAT: Vaccines: our greatest hope in defeating AIDS, Ebola, TB, and other infectious diseasesMark Feinberg, president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative “…The development of [Merck’s] Ebola vaccine candidate is a remarkable success story. It shows how public and private sectors can collaborate when ...

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Federal Report Urges Bigger Fight Against Diseases Caused By Ticks | 90.1 FM WABE – WABE 90.1 FM

Federal health officials are calling for a bigger effort to fight tick-borne diseases. In a report earlier this month, an advisory committee for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services called for improved diagnosis, lab testing and treatment, as well as more funding in fighting Lyme disease and other tick-related diseases. And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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Viewpoints: Lessons On Infectious Diseases And Global Warming's Danger To Public Health; Ketamine Is A Godsend For Suicidal Patients – Kaiser Health News

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. Los Angeles Times: As The World Warms, Deadly And Disfiguring Tropical Diseases Are Inching Their Way Toward The U.S. Although the environmental costs of global warming may still seem distant to some Americans, there is a growing threat that many may find harder to ignore: infectious disease. As another new report, ...

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Rates of chronic kidney disease, deaths outpace other diseases – Medical Xpress

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Advances in treating cancer, heart disease and other major health conditions in recent decades have extended life spans for millions of people. However, chronic kidney disease is an outlier, with cases accelerating at a faster pace than all other noninfectious diseases, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the ...

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CDC Issues Warning About New Tick Species That Can Spread Disease To People And Animals – Forbes

It may be hard to think about ticks with winter nearly upon us, but coupled with climate change and global jet travel making the spread of any infectious disease just a plane ride away, the new reality is that ticks represent a serious threat to global health. Close-up Haemaphysalis longicornis on leaves. Photocredit: GettyGetty So much so, that the CDC ...

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