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Vaccine

An Ebola virus virion. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

UC San Francisco Researchers To Analyze Deadly Ebola Virus; Experimental Vaccine In The Works

Bay Area researchers are being put on call to help analyze a deadly Ebola virus that has killed hundreds in Western Africa, while the government says an experimental vaccine is in the works.

08/01/2014

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Bay Area Start-Up Using Crowd Sourcing To Fund HIV/AIDS Vaccine

A Bay Area start-up trying to develop a free vaccine to end HIV and AIDS is using crowd sourcing to fund the project.

05/26/2014

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San Francisco VA Lab Faces Sanctions For Researcher’s Death

The death of a laboratory worker at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center last April prompted federal safety officials on Wednesday to announce the issuance of a notice of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions at the lab.

02/20/2013

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HealthWatch: Study Raises Effectiveness Concerns For Whooping Cough Vaccine

As the U.S. wrestles with its biggest whooping cough outbreak in decades, researchers appear to have zeroed in on the main reason: The safer vaccine that has been in use since the 1990s loses effectiveness much faster than previously thought.

09/12/2012

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Bay Area Private Schools Rank High In Vaccination Opt-Out Rates

Bay Area public health leaders are reacting to news that parents of private school children in California are more likely to opt out of vaccinations than parents of kids in public schools.

09/10/2012

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San Francisco VA Lab Shuts Down Following Researcher’s Death

A laboratory at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been shut down following the weekend death of a researcher that was apparently caused by deadly bacteria he was working with.

05/03/2012

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UCD Researchers Close To Developing Vaccine For Salmonella

Scientists at the UC Davis Center for Comparative Medicine are developing a vaccine against salmonella, the increasingly antibiotic-resistant bacteria that kills hundreds of thousands of people worldwide each year.

02/21/2012

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HealthWatch: Flu Season Still A Threat Despite Mild Start

The 2011-2012 flu season is off to a slow start, but federal health experts said Friday that more activity is expected in the coming weeks.

01/27/2012

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Thousands Of Bay Area School Children Still Need Whooping Cough Shots

Thousands of middle and high school students in Oakland, San Jose and San Francisco still haven’t gotten their mandatory whooping cough vaccination, even though the deadline to get the shot has already passed in some school districts.

09/16/2011

A poodle gets examined at an animal hospital. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/Getty Images/AFP)

Animal Update: Pet Vaccinations

August is designated as National Immunization Awareness month by the Department of Health. KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about what we need to know about vaccinations for our pets.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/08/2011

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