Wistar Wire: Vaccines

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Human papillomavirus (HPV)-induced cervical cancer is on the cusp of turning from one of the deadliest cancers affecting women worldwide into a triumph of public health initiatives.
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Today, September 28, is World Rabies Day. According to the Centers for Disease Control, rabies causes 55,000 deaths annually around the world.
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A decade ago, if someone told me that we might willingly sacrifice our collective immunity to pertussis—whooping cough—I would likely have considered that person to possess a dark view of humanity. Sadly, I would have been wrong to do so.
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The Wistar community has lost a respected colleague in H Fred Clark, D.V.M, Ph.D., who died this past weekend after a long illness. Fred was one of a mighty triumvirate of researchers, including Stanley Plotkin, M.D., and Paul Offit, M.D., who are chiefly responsible for the rotavirus vaccine Rotateq, which has made a tremendous difference in the health of children here in the US and around the world.
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