Yellow-eyed penguins are endemic to New Zealand.
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The bacteria which causes the infection in yellow-eyed penguins is closely related to a human pathogen.
Over 1.4 million people have died from COVID-19 so far this year. How history memorializes them will reflect those we most value.
US monuments and memorials have overlooked frontline workers and people of color affected by past epidemics. Will we repeat history?
Pharmacist immunisers are gradually being allowed to give more types of vaccines.
You no longer have to go to your GP to get your flu shot or catch up on vaccinations you missed earlier in life or have waning immunity to. But they’re unlikely to be free.
Sleeping Beauty’s castle at Disneyland, where a measles outbreak in 2015 led to children being sickened in several states.
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You may not know anyone with an infectious disease covered by the immunizations on the 2017 list of recommended vaccines. Here’s why that doesn’t matter, and why children still need to be protected.
There is a vaccine.
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Spain’s fascist past has complicated the state’s relationship with anti-vaccination groups, now a rare disease has appeared again after 28 years.
If most people in a community are vaccinated, others are also protected.
Let’s be clear: immunisations matter. They matter a lot. We all have a complex and ever-changing ecology of microorganisms and parasites inside our bodies and in our community. A recent fatal case of diphtheria…