Category Archives: What we’re reading

Ebola vaccine, projections, quarantines, impact — a year after a public health emergency was recognized, we’re reading about results

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This week sees the end of a year since the World Health Organization Emergency Committee on the 2014 Ebola outbreak in west Africa met for the first time, and declared the epidemic to be a “public health emergency of international concern.” As of that week last August, the spread of the largest ever recorded outbreak […]

A research renaissance, the landscape and the art of science . . . We’re catching up on research for HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

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Defeating the Virus – Why a vaccine is necessary, why the quest is complicated, and why different approaches are yielding promising signs are all addressed in this Scientist Magazine piece by International AIDS Vaccine Initiative Chief Scientific Officer Wayne C. Koff. The Trimer Transformed – If you are not a scientist, and if your first obstacle […]