The research was conducted in conjunction with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Oxford University, the US Centre for Disease Control and the University of Peshawar.
The researcher said current dengue countermeasures generally focus on control of the Vaccine carrier species, although these measures are often logistically difficult and vary in efficacy, and also do little to counter large-scale outbreaks once they are underway. In the absence of effective prevention and treatment, improving the transmission forecasting capability of health authorities is vital.
A Low Cost Vaccine & Microchip Clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the South Wood County Recreation Center (ice rink) 2711 16th Street South. Pets must be leashed or in a Vaccine carrier.
Cost for clinic services: Rabies $20; Distemper $15; Microchip $15 (cash only); or $40 for all three. Also available will be a three-year rabies vaccine —- $5 extra and must show proof of previous vaccination. All Care Animal Hospital veterinarian will administer vaccines.
New Scientist described Dr. Tu as diminutive, with wisps of black curls, and passionate about her work. In 2008, a Phoenix television reporter described meeting her in her office in central Beijing, where there was an old couch and barely any heating. A phone and a pharmacy refrigerator for storing medicines were the only modern touches, the reporter said.
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