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APR 21, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Why You Can Still Catch The Mumps, Even If You've Been Vaccinated

Yet another mumps outbreak has hit a college campus. The Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., has confirmed that eight students are ill after being infected with the mumps virus. However, all eight of the students -- who are between ages 18 and 21 -- were fully vaccinated against the mumps, Stevens reported. All students are required to receive ...

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APR 20, 2014 - MedicineNet

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Experimental Measles Drug Shows Promise in Animal Trials

Title: Experimental Measles Drug Shows Promise in Animal TrialsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2014 2:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

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APR 17, 2014 - Health Canal

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A novel antiviral drug may protect people infected with the measles from getting sick and prevent them from spreading the virus to others, an international team of researchers says.

Woodruff Health Sciences Center - Scientists from the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, the Emory Center for Drug Development and the Paul-Ehrlich Institute in Germany developed the drug and tested it in animals infected with a virus closely related to one that causes the measles. As reported in the current issue of the journal Science Translational Medicine, ...

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APR 17, 2014 - New York Daily News

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Two new cases of measles hit city

Two new cases of measles have been reported in the city, raising the total number of people infected in the current outbreak to 26, Health Department officials said Wednesday. Twelve of the cases are young children, and the rest are adults.

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APR 16, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Pill developed to fight measles passes key test in animals

In the study, all of the ferrets were infected with canine distemper virus, which is closely related to measles. "The emergence of strong antiviral immunity in treated animals is particularly encouraging, since it suggests that the drug may not only save an infected individual from disease but contribute to closing measles immunity gaps in a population," Dr. Richard Plemper of ...

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