But the drug, known by the acronym DRACO, is also expected to zap measles and German measles
, cold sores, rabies and even HIV - and could be on pharmacy shelves in a decade.
annually Hemisphere Hib meningitis 600 +++++10 deaths/year in deaths/year children Whooping cough 9,000 57 deaths deaths/year from 1990-1996 Rubella Epidemic of 6 in 2000 20,000 cases in (German measles
) 1964-65 Diphtheria 206,000 2 in 2001 cases/year in 1921 Mumps 212,000 cases 266 in 2001 in 1964 http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/vfc/
The next day I contracted German measles
and a few days later, lying in bed at 22 Moscow Drive a bomb was dropped in Uppingham Road nearby.
Khartoum : The SPLM deputies refuse to leave the parliament in return for three months pay - Agreement to establish major investment projects in Sinnar town - 500 new buses for Khartoum State's Transport Company - Appearance of some cases of German measles
in random gold mining areas in River Nile State
"The vaccine is also important as it protects against mumps and rubella (German measles
) and unvaccinated children remain at risk of catching these diseases as well.
There is no known cause although if a mother has had German measles
it could be linked.
Wolpert delves into the details of DNA and other genetic material, contrasting complicated networks (each human cell houses about 30000 genes) with simpler ones (the German measles
virus has just three genes).
ANSWERS: 1 The tambourine; 2 Pelota; 3 Alaska; 4 Faust; 5 Robert Kennedy; 6 Lord Protector; 7 Patsy Kensit; 8 Fish; 9 German measles
; 10 Hispaniola.
Measles and German measles
vaccines will be given to people age 1 to 19; children up to age 4 will receive immunization against polio.
Mumps is a severe swelling of the salivary glands, while rubella, also called German measles
, is also caused by a virus that is spread from person to person.
Addressing the 3-day meeting on combating measles and German measles
, Kharabsheh said Jordan had reduced the rate of infant mortality through the immunization program, which has been launched in 1979.
Rubella - also called German measles
- can cause miscarriages and eye, hearing and heart problems in babies.