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Study recommends inmate immunity test

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press. 305 more words

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After a plateau, cervical cancer vaccination rates for US girls rising

NEW YORK – More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn’t much of a bump, the government reported Thursday. 398 more words

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1st US count of Lou Gehrig's disease cases confirms illness is rare

NEW YORK – The government has issued its first national estimate for Lou Gehrig’s disease, confirming the devastating disease is rare.

A national search turned up about 12,000 cases. 97 more words

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The Strain: Not Your Teenager's Vampires!

Everyone’s first priority is covering their asses…. Pilot, Boeing 777 carrying The Box

He knew quite well that it was plague and, needless to say, he also knew that, were this to be officially admitted, the authorities would be compelled to take very drastic steps. 178 more words

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The Strain- episode 1

Considering all the weird ass things that have happened with planes recently, this is very… uhh… timely. On an international flight out of Berlin. A stewardess is preparing passengers for landing. 895 more words

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Head of Troubled CDC Anthrax Lab has Resigned

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.

Michael Farrell was head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab since 2009. 327 more words

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