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Measles Vaccine Exists for a Reason (In Case You Forgot)

Measles Vaccine Exists for a Reason (In Case You Forgot)

Currently, all 50 USA states require the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine and other vaccinations prior to enrolling a child in daycare of elementary school. However, the money wouldn't cover costs of illness, loss of productivity to the parent or hospitalization of sick children and adults, suggesting the overall cost of an outbreak would be much higher.


New Hope For HIV Treatment?

New Hope For HIV Treatment?

These cases may even lead to new treatments for the virus. NIAID and the National Institute of Mental Health, both groups under the NIH, supported the study . Cabotegravir is experimental; rilpivirine is sold now as Edurant and used in combination with other drugs for treating certain types of HIV patients.


Seven Killed as Boko Haram Terrorists attack Maiduguri

Seven Killed as Boko Haram Terrorists attack Maiduguri

The worst of these attacks occurred on 30 January 2016, when at least 86 people were killed and at least 62 more injured. Another 15 people were hurt in the attack, which started late on Sunday night, the Civilian-JTF civilian defence group said .


Girl with HIV in remission renews hope for new vaccine

Girl with HIV in remission renews hope for new vaccine

This translated to an infection rate of 1.39 percent among 18- to 49-year-olds, down from 2.58 percent in 2011 - a 46-percent reduction. The treatments stopped 40 weeks later. The girl does not have a gene mutation that gives natural resistance to HIV infection , Fauci said, so her remission seems likely due to the early treatment.


Jeremy Corbyn should quit over student debt row, says Sir Alan Sugar

Jeremy Corbyn should quit over student debt row, says Sir Alan Sugar

Yesterday Jeremy Corbyn made clear that staying in the single market is not an option that Labour under his leadership would pursue . "It would preclude us from making our own independent trade agreements with our five largest export markets outside the European Union (the U.S., China, Japan, Australia and the Gulf states)".


Rising consumer credit 'dangerous for everyone'

Rising consumer credit 'dangerous for everyone'

Countries with higher levels of debt can therefore have more vulnerable banks and deeper recessions. "Household debt - like most things that are good in moderation - can be unsafe in excess", Mr Brazier said. In the past year, vehicle loans, credit card balances and personal loans had increased by 10 per cent while incomes had risen by just 1.5 per cent.