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3 years 6 months ago

Horse herpes apparently spread from event in Utah

The Colorado Department of Agriculture confirms six cases of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) in the state as of this afternoon. Five of the those horses had recently attended the National Cutting Horse Association's Western National Championships in Ogden, Utah. One horse apparently received the infection from a horse that had...

3 years 6 months ago

Equine herpes virus kills three horses

DENVER (AP) - Officials say Colorado has three confirmed cases of a fatal horse virus. The state agriculture department said Tuesday that test results are pending on another nine showing signs of the disease. One of the infected horses was euthanized after showing severe neurological symptoms. Colorado is...

5 years 6 days ago

Vaccines on horizon for AIDS, Alzheimer's, herpes

Vaccines, once relegated to back burner status at pharmaceutical companies, are starting to become big business for ailing drugmakers. New vaccines could be coming online within the next five years for a whole raft of diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, Alzheimer's disease, AIDS, pandemic flu and others. Advances in technology and...

5 years 2 months ago

FDA panel backs Gardasil for use by men

Federal health advisers say Merck's vaccine Gardasil, which already is used to prevent cervical cancer in women, should also be approved to stop genital warts in men. A Food and Drug Administration panel voted unanimously with one abstention that the vaccine is effective for blocking the human papilloma virus, or...

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