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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Sixty years of the polio 'miracle' vaccine

In 1955 the Salk polio vaccine was licensed in the US. Polio cases have dropped from 450,000 then to 450 now.
Poliomyelitis is a virus that has infected humans since the earliest of times – sometimes causing permanent paralysis. It mainly affects children under the age of five.  … http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/video-of-the-week/sixty-years-of-the-polio-miracle-vaccine/

How refining animal research can lead to more experiments

In today’s staff blog our Science Writer, Ian Le Guillou, looks at how genetically modified mice are helping to reduce our reliance on primates, but are inflating the numbers of animals used.
In today’s staff blog our Science Writer, Ian Le Guillou, looks at how genetically modified mice are helping to reduce our reliance on primates, but are inflating the numbers of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/how-refining-animal-research-can-lead-to-more-experiments/

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