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Mayo Clinic Discovers African-Americans Respond Better to Rubella Vaccine

Findings May Help Make Immunizations More Effective  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KC4eyi8h1UA ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 27, 2014 — Somali Americans develop twice the antibody response to rubella from the current vaccine compared to Caucasians in a new Mayo Clinic study on individualized aspects of immune response. A non-Somali, African-American cohort ranked next in [...]

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First Confirmation of Human Infected with Bird Flu Strain H6N1

Mayo Vaccine Expert Says Latest Bird Flu News Reinforces Need for "Relentless Surveillance" "This raises the alarm, once again, of a novel strain of influenza virus that’s capable of causing human illness," says Greg Poland, M.D., head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "It has a genetic mutation that allows it [...]

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