Monthly Archives: November 2016

Scientists make breakthrough in developing MERS vaccines

New York Blood Center has announced groundbreaking findings toward the development of vaccines for the prevention of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. …read more

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Dengue vaccine is estimated to reduce the disease burden in settings where dengue infections are common

The first available dengue vaccine, CYD-TDV (Dengvaxia), is estimated to reduce the burden of dengue and be potentially cost effective in settings where infections with dengue are common, according… …read more

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Survey of New York City soil uncovers medicine-making microbes

Microbes have long been an invaluable source of new drugs. And to find more, we may have to look no further than the ground beneath our feet. …read more

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I Am a Woman of Color; I Am Who I Am!

I am a woman of color, someone’s daughter, someone’s sister, someone’s mother and someone’s friend. I am a human being who was handed a card in life that made me stronger than I thought I was. Not giving up on dreams or who I can become because of this card.

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    When It Comes to HIV Stigma, You Are the Sage You’ve Been Waiting For

When It Comes to HIV Stigma, You Are the Sage You’ve Been Waiting For

I was asked to speak on World AIDS Day about the history of the AIDS activist movement, but my thoughts kept turning to something more contemporary — that is, the current state of affairs regarding HIV stigma.

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