Life Sciences Sector Continues to Grow in Washington

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Zika Vaccine: Another Example Of Waiting Until It’s Too Late?

February 10th, 2016|News|

Life Sciences Sector Continues to Grow in Washington

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IDRI Collaborates with New Institute for HIV Cure Research

November 30th, 2015|News|

Sanofi, Gates Foundation and IDRI Team Up to Improve Vaccine Development Process

October 21st, 2015|News|

Gates Foundation Funds New Vaccine Innovation Center in Seattle for Disease-Fighting Technology

October 15th, 2015|News|

Not Just Cancer: Seattle Biotechs, Researchers Explore Immunotherapy for Other Diseases

August 27th, 2015|News|

Avoid Unwanted Travelers During Vacation

July 28th, 2015|News, Travel|

As we move into August, everyone wants to get in a summer vacation before Labor Day. There’s no better way to bring your vacation to a screeching halt than an encounter with an infectious disease, which is unfortunately a likely occurrence. In summer 2015, nearly 200 million Americans are planning a vacation – almost 85 percent of American are planning at least a one week getaway. According to the New York Times, traveler’s diarrhea is the most common health problem a traveler encounters, but there are others lurking as well. Going on a cruise? You’ve probably read the stories about what happens when the notorious norovirus comes along for the ride. But norovirus isn’t just for cruise ships anymore – it’s now causing problems on tour buses.  In August 2014, a survey of bus drivers in Yellowstone National Park showed  that five buses were carrying passengers who had diarrhea or vomiting — both symptoms of norovirus. Going on a plane? Hopefully you won’t be as unlucky as Samuel L. Jackson who encountered numerous Snakes on a Plane; however, you will most definitely come across Pathogens on a Plane.With recirculating air and forced close proximity, airplanes have a bad reputation as hotbeds of disease. […]

“Global Health” Must Mean Global Health

July 9th, 2015|News|

Getting Vaccines to People Who Need Them is the Most Important Issue in Global Health

July 2nd, 2015|News|

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