November 21, 2014

U.S. Seeking Ways to Speed Blood Samples from Remote Areas for Ebola Tests in Liberia

(Washington Post) – U.S. officials are scrambling to resolve a key logistical hurdle in fighting the fast-moving Ebola epidemic in Liberia: the ability to transport blood samples from remote areas of the country for laboratory testing. In recent weeks, the … Read More

November 17, 2014

FDA Approves a Vaccine to Address a Critical Public Health Need–Trumenba–for Prevention of Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease

(FDA.gov) – Over the last year and a half, there have been numerous reports about outbreaks of bacterial meningitis on several college campuses. Invasive meningococcal disease is a life-threatening illness caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis that infects the bloodstream … Read More

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