Tuesday , November 21 2017


The first 1,000 doses of the Russian-made Ebola vaccine are on their way to the Republic of Guinea.

Russia’s Gam-Evac Combi is the world’s first officially registered vaccine approved for clinical use for the prevention of hemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola virus. According to Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova, the Russian vaccine has proved its effectiveness and has practically no side effects. In 2014, nearly 2,500 people in Guinea died in an Ebola virus …

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Female scientists at Salk Institute claim gender discrimination, ‘old boys club’

renowned scientists Vicki Lundblad and Katherine Jones this week sued their employer, the Salk Institute, alleging that they and other women have suffered long-term gender discrimination at the La Jolla science center. Their lawsuits claim that the institute has long been an “old boys club” with “a culture where women …

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