Measles cases tripled this year, WHO says

World / Science & Health Aug 14, 2019

Measles cases tripled this year, WHO says

Measles cases nearly tripled globally during the first seven months of the year compared to the same period in 2018, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, amid growing concern over public resistance to the vaccine. So far this year, 364,808 measles cases were reported around ...

World / Science & Health Aug 13, 2019

Chlamydia vaccine shows promise in early tests on women

The first chlamydia vaccine encouragingly triggered an immune response in women during preliminary clinical trials and was found to be safe, researchers said Tuesday. Further trials, starting later this year, will show whether the vaccine actually protects against the sexually transmitted disease (STD), they reported ...