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World Feb 7, 2019

Philippines hit by deadly measles outbreak

A growing measles outbreak in the Philippines killed at least 25 people last month, officials said Thursday, putting some of the blame on mistrust stoked by a scare over an anti-dengue fever vaccine. Most of the dead are children and the toll is expected to ...

U.S. agency helps fund Takeda effort to develop Zika vaccine

Business Sep 2, 2016

U.S. agency helps fund Takeda effort to develop Zika vaccine

Japanese drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. on Thursday said it is developing a vaccine to prevent the Zika virus, which has been linked to severe birth defects, and has secured funding from a U.S. government agency. Takeda, which is also working on vaccines for other mosquito-borne ...