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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Tidmarsh

Category: News


A history of vaccines

It wasn’t so long ago that we celebrated the 200th anniversary of Edward Jenner's first vaccine against smallpox in 1796. Since then, the development of vaccines has helped…

This week in animal research 03/02/17

Cocktail of Bacteria-Killing Viruses Prevents Cholera Infection in Animal Models Oral administration of a cocktail of three viruses, all of which specifically kill cholera…

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.  …

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