A Promising Vaccine May Reveal an End to West Nile in the States

The first human trials of an investigational vaccine against West Nile virus have begun. Researchers will evaluate the efficacy of the vaccine in the clinical trials which are taking place at Duke University. Currently there is no approved vaccine for use in humans.

New Research Finds Measles Weakens Immune System for Up to Three Years

If the advocates for immunization didn't have a strong enough case already, they can now add another arrow to their quiver. It turns out children who contract measles not only suffer a potential life threatening illness, but their immune system takes a whack for up to three years afterwards.
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