Vaccines

Google search results are personalized even when incognito, study finds

Google search results are personalized even when incognito, study finds

7 days ago   |   Tech Radar

It's a well-known fact that Google has a heck of a lot of user data stockpiled in its servers, and it admits to using info like user location, browsing habits and search...
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The fight against measles has taken a turn for the worse

The fight against measles has taken a turn for the worse

11 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / A baby hospitalized with measles in the Philippines, in an outbreak following 2013's typhoon Haiyan. In 2010, the World Health Organization set some ambitious goals...
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Llama “nanobodies” might grant universal flu protection

Llama “nanobodies” might grant universal flu protection

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / The flu virus, showing the H and N proteins on its surface. Llama antibodies are different from ours. Our antibodies are a mix of two pairs of proteins, heavy and...
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Cultural barriers still stand in the way of HPV vaccine uptake

Cultural barriers still stand in the way of HPV vaccine uptake

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / The HPV vaccine is often delivered along with sex education. (credit: Pan American Health Organization / Flickr ) Every year, nearly 34,000 cases of cancer in the US...
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Last year's flu was brutal-killing 80,000-but vaccine did better than expected

Last year's flu was brutal-killing 80,000-but vaccine did better than expected

2 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Get one. The 2017-2018 flu season was brutal, leading to an estimated 80,000 deaths and 900,000 hospitalizations, according to new figures released Thursday...
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China's refusal to share virus is “scandalous. many could die needlessly”

China's refusal to share virus is “scandalous. many could die needlessly”

3 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / A worker places a chicken in a bin during a cull in Hong Kong on December 31, 2014, after the deadly H7N9 virus was discovered in poultry imported from China. US...
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Vaccine-refusing community drove outbreak that cost $395K, sickened babies

Vaccine-refusing community drove outbreak that cost $395K, sickened babies

4 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / A child gets a measles vaccine. A 2013 measles outbreak rooted in a vaccine-refusing community in Brooklyn, New York cost the city's health department an estimated...
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Medical board puts infamous doc on probation for toddler vaccine exemption

Medical board puts infamous doc on probation for toddler vaccine exemption

5 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears in his Capistrano Beach, CA office on Aug 8, 2014. Among his many books on pediatrics, Sears has written The Vaccine Book , in which he discusses...
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This novel, one-and-done flu drug could be available soon in the US

This novel, one-and-done flu drug could be available soon in the US

5 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / We've all been there. A fast-acting drug that shortens influenza infections with a single dose has earned a priority review from the US Food and Drug Administration...
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Vaccination method that wiped out smallpox gets unleashed today on Ebola

Vaccination method that wiped out smallpox gets unleashed today on Ebola

6 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Nurses working with the World Health Organization administer the Ebola vaccine to a local doctor at the town hall of Mbandaka on May 21, 2018 during the launch of the...
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