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Patient at Pennsylvania hospital is being tested for Ebola  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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WATCH: Washington state officials declare state of emergency after measles outbreak  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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Human antiviral 'GS-441524' shows great promise against feline infectious peritonitis  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
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NIAID-funded clinical trial of Ebola vaccines is underway at Cincinnati Children's  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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Northwest measles outbreak revives debate over vaccine laws  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon, has revived a bitter debate over so-called "philosophical" exemptions to childhood vaccinations as public health officials across the Pacific Northwest scramble to limit the fallout. more
Investigational monoclonal antibody to treat Ebola is safe in adults  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The investigational Ebola treatment mAb114 is safe, well-tolerated, and easy to administer, according to findings from an early-stage clinical trial. Eighteen healthy adults received the monoclonal antibody as... more
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