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US measles cases hit highest level in 25 years, officials say

New York City declares public health emergency over measles outbreak Measles outbreak spreads throughout New York State with three major areas being affected: Rockland County, Brooklyn and Westchester County; Bryan Llenas reports. The number of measles cases reported so far this year has reached their highest level in 25 years, officials announced Wednesday. 61 new cases have

Immune responses in Ebola survivors 2 years after infection provide clues for vaccine development

Scientists have discovered that 2 years after infection, West African Ebola survivors exhibit memory immune responses—including specific T cells against Ebola virus. They believe their discovery opens up the possibility of improving Ebola vaccines by boosting key immune cells needed for long-lasting protective immunity. The new research is being presented at this year’s European Congress