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Spanish Scientist Doubts Effectiveness of New Malaria Vaccine

The recent announcement of a new malaria vaccine discovered by researchers in the United States has revived hopes of a cure for the illness, but the prestigious Spanish immunologist Pedro Alonso said, in an interview with Efe, that "we shouldn't raise any false hopes" because "it's still not a vaccine." continue reading »

Mexico Continues to Kill Birds Hoping to Curtail Spread of Flu

Mexico's poultry farmers slaughtered 22.3 million birds between June and August to contain an outbreak of avian flu, and they immunized 140 million other birds, the National Food Health, Safety and Quality Service, or Senasica, said. continue reading »

Nearly 11 Million Birds Slaughtered To Prevent Spread of Flu in Mexico

The second phase of the bird flu vaccination campaign has started in Mexico, where nearly 11 million birds have been slaughtered to prevent the spread of the AH7N3 avian flu virus, the National Food Health, Safety and Quality Service, or Senasica, said. continue reading »

Mexico Vaccinates 80 Million Birds Against Flu Virus

A total of 80 million birds have been vaccinated against the AH7N3 avian flu virus in Mexico, where another 8 million birds have been destroyed, federal health officials said. continue reading »

Viral Hepatitis B in Children Eradicated in Cuba

Cuba has eradicated acute viral hepatitis B in children younger than 15, thanks to immunization campaigns featuring vaccines that provide lifetime protection, state media reported. continue reading »

Chilean Scientists Develop First Vaccine Against Alcoholism

If tests on humans are successful, one jab a month would keep patients away from the toxic sauce. continue reading »