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Traveling to Europe? Protect yourself from measles

Jul 20 2017

According to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, more than 14,000 cases of measles have been reported in Europe since January 2016. In the past year, at least 35 children across the continent died from the disease, the World Health Organization recently reported. The CDC is urging U.S. travelers to make sure they're vaccinated against measles infection, which could have potentially devastating consequences when returning home.

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Needle-Free Flu Vaccine Patch Works as Well as a Shot

Jun 28 2017

A press-on patch that delivers flu vaccine painlessly worked as well as an old-fashioned flu shot with no serious side effects, researchers reported Tuesday. People who tried out the patch said it was not difficult or painful to use, and tests of their blood suggested the vaccine it delivers created about the same immune response as a regular flu shot, the team reported in the Lancet medical journal.

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