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20 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Alabama offers flu vaccines to students, staff

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - A campaign offering flu shots to University of Alabama students, faculty and staff begins on Monday. College of Community Health Sciences Dean Dr. Richard Streiffer tells the Tuscaloosa News that the vaccine is the "first and most important" step to prevent the flu (http://bit.ly/1pexFiC ...

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SEP 12, 2014 - Health Canal

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Clinical trials start for treating advanced solid tumours with vaccines made from patient’s own cells

Specialists at the Department of Paediatrics and the Area of Cell Therapy at the University Hospital of Navarra have initiated new treatment with a vaccine made from cells of the patient’s own immune system (dendritic cells).

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SEP 12, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Using Ebola survivors' blood as remedy may carry risks

Two American doctors sickened by Ebola have been given blood transfusions from survivors, a technique the World Health Organization advocates but that experts say carries some risks. Ebola has killed more than 2,400 people, about half of those infected in the latest outbreak sweeping the West African nations of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria. There are no drugs on ...

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SEP 09, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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No vaccine stocks in crisis-hit Ukraine: WHO

Conflict-torn Ukraine is facing a health emergency, with no stocks of any vaccines and dire shortages of many medicines, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday. "Ukraine has no vaccines... They don't have any vaccines in their storage," said Dorit Nitzan, who heads WHO's country office in Ukraine. The shortage raises deep concerns that polio could break out in Ukraine, Nitzan ...

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SEP 09, 2014 - Seattle Times

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PBS’ ‘NOVA’ addresses vaccine controversy

Airing at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, on KCTS, the episode gently but clearly concludes that vaccines are safe and effective, but without dodging or downplaying the mild, occasional serious and rare deadly risks vaccines can pose.

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