Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Self-Disseminating Vaccines Could Halt Animal Diseases in Humans

The recent, devastating Ebola epidemic in western Africa is a reminder of how vulnerable we are to diseases carried by animals. A new report suggests that vaccinating wild animals could prevent lethal diseases from spreading to people.  A number of deadly diseases begin as infections in animals that jump the species barrier. Michael Jarvis, a molecular virologist from Plymouth University in Britain, lists several infections that fit this category. “We’ve got MERS, SARS, HIV,...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter