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Anti-vaccination crowd endangers everyone

Anti-vaccination crowd endangers everyone

By Matthew Tessler and Tess Woosley

February 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

People who elect not to vaccinate their children against infectious diseases put the general population at risk.

Scientific Society: Widespread meningitis B vaccinations will contain outbreak

Scientific Society: Widespread meningitis B vaccinations will contain outbreak

March 24, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In the past year, two outbreaks of serogroup B meningococcal disease at Princeton University and University of California-Santa Barbara have led to the use of a vaccine that will prevent the spread of this bacterial strain, marking the first time the vaccine has been utilized in the United Stat...

India leads by example with vaccinations

India leads by example with vaccinations

February 3, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last month, India celebrated a milestone for the nation. For the past three years, India has not had a single case of polio, making the country officially polio-free. This is a landmark achievement for both the Indian government and the volunteers who have promoted the benefits of vaccinations and di...

U.K. punk band invigorates American crowd

U.K. punk band invigorates American crowd

February 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

After bursting onto the music scene in 2011 with their critically acclaimed debut and enjoying continued success with 2012’s album “Come of Age,” U.K. punks The Vaccines continue their hot streak with a U.S. headlining tour. Their show at Terminal 5 on Thursday, Jan. 31 demonstrated both the band’s...