Hopkins associated firm plans Zika vaccine trials this fall

Hopkins associated firm plans Zika vaccine trials this fall

Baltimore-based company using DNA vaccine technology to address Zika

A new Baltimore-based vaccine development firm says it expects to begin initial human trials of a Zika vaccine this fall, joining the effort by pharmaceutical companies and academic and government researchers searching for a means of preventing the virus.

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Aid group works to bring medical imaging to impoverished areas of the world

Aid group works to bring medical imaging to impoverished areas of the world

Mammograms for women at risk for breast cancer, ultrasounds for expectant mothers and X-rays for injured and sick children. These diagnostic procedures are standard in U.S. hospitals and the basis for much of the medical care people receive, yet half the wo...

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Maryland cases of Zika infection now at 12

Maryland cases of Zika infection now at 12

Twelve cases of Zika virus have been identified in Maryland, a top state health official said Friday.

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Pollen woes worse this year

Pollen woes worse this year

Intense early season congests allergy sufferers

With a few days of rain and showers in the forecast, allergy sufferers might find temporary relief from an early onset of a head-clogging pollen season.

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Long-term care insurance rate increase being debated

Long-term care insurance rate increase being debated

Senior citizens already paying heavy premiums on their long-term care insurance plans strongly urged state regulators on Thursday to oppose any additional rate hikes wanted by insurance carriers.

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