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  • Bill Gates warns Ebola could spread beyond West Africa

    Bill Gates warns Ebola could spread beyond West Africa
    WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It is impossible to guess whether world leaders have done enough to bring the Ebola epidemic under control, given the risks that it will spread to countries beyond West Africa, the technology billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates said on Monday.
  • Don't get stuck: Make sure your student's vaccinations are up to date

    Don't get stuck: Make sure your student's vaccinations are up to date
    No time passes faster than summer vacation. That means it is never too early to think about back-to-school immunizations for the kids. The Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties have revved up their...

    Protect your child with vaccinations

    Protect your child with vaccinations
    Vaccinations are a safe and effective way to protect your child against dangerous infectious diseases. Thanks to immunizations, polio, diphtheria and tetanus (lockjaw) have almost disappeared in the United States, and each year vaccines save an...

    Eula Biss' 'On Immunity' is a beautiful shot of insight

    Eula Biss' 'On Immunity' is a beautiful shot of insight
    "The womb is sterile," Eula Biss observes toward the end of "On Immunity: An Inoculation," her meditation on the risks and rewards of vaccination, "and so birth is the original inoculation." From the moment of our emergence, this means, we are equally...

    The Kid's Doctor: Enterovirus continues to spread

    Enterovirus infections are in the news, and are causing a lot of parental anxiety. While enterovirus D-68 has caused some serious illness in children, especially in the Midwest and now spreading to the Northeastern states, remember that many children...