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Polio Vaccine Arrives in Syria in Time for Major Vaccination Campaign
The polio vaccine (mOPV2) has arrived in Deir Ez-Zor governate, as health officials are working on the implementation of immunization campaigns to stop transmission.
Measles Outbreaks Continue to Spread and Claims Lives in the US and Abroad
Outbreaks of measles have resulted in over 14,000 infections and the loss of 35 lives across Europe since January 2016.

Brazil Yellow Fever Outbreak Persists Although Number of Cases Has Stabilized
Although the yellow fever outbreak that has affected several Latin American countries has eased since the end of summer, health officials say new cases are still springing up in some areas.
Pet Owners May Be at Increased Risk for Tick-Borne Diseases
Researchers from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene have found that pet owners are at increased risk of encountering ticks.
Influenza A Model Receives a Face-Lift
The results of a new study have revealed that that classic “beads on a string” model of the influenza A virus may not be entirely accurate.
Meningococcal Vaccine Does Not Protect Eculizumab Recipients
A new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that patients receiving eculizumab can still contract meningitis, even if they have been vaccinated.
Report Finds Many Adults 65 & Over Are Unvaccinated Against Several Infectious Diseases
A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics has found that too many adults aged 65 and older are missing out on important vaccinations.
As Gonorrhea Develops Widespread Resistance, New Research Sparks Hope for Vaccine
New research suggests that a vaccine designed to protect against meningitis may also protect against gonorrhea infections.
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