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Rubella Vaccine Response Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Greg Poland comments on a study which could lead to more personalized vaccinations. To listen, click the link below. Rubella Vaccine Response

Created by Joel Streed

Mayo Clinic descubre la mejor respuesta a la vacuna contra la rubéola entre afroamericanos

Los resultados pueden servir para mejorar la eficacia de la vacuna ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 26 de febrero de 2014 — La reacción de los americanos de origen somalí a la vacuna actual contra la rubéola duplica a la de las personas de raza blanca, según un nuevo estudio de Mayo [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

First SARS-Like Virus Death in France

A 65-year-old man is France's first casualty from a SARS-like coronavirus. The man's hospital roommate has also become very ill from the virus, which has now claimed 24 lives.  The latest victim had been traveling in the Middle East, which is where the majority of cases originated. The World Health Organization (WHO) has named the virus [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

CDC Says Flu Epidemic Spreads to 47 States

FLU UPDATE: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says influenza has spread to 47 states. However, according to the CDC "most (91 percent) of the influenza viruses that have been analyzed at the CDC are like the viruses included in the 2012–2013 influenza vaccine." This means that proactive influenza vaccinations are preventing an [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Influenza Everywhere: Not Too Late for Vaccination

Influenza is spreading across the United States, and according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) most of the country is now experiencing high levels of influenza-like-illness. That's according to the CDC’s latest FluView report. Mayo Clinic's Gregory Poland, M.D., infectious disease expert and advisor to the CDC, says this is a [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

The Olympics of Germs; Avoiding Illness in Crowds

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayo Clinic Infectious Disease Expert Offers Tips on Avoiding Illness in Crowds Massive crowds from around the globe are converging on London during the Olympics, which means a world-class array of germs will mix with them. Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert and director of the Vaccine Research Group at [...]

Created by Dana Sparks