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Coronavirus Impact: Closing Borders May Not Slow Virus: Baylor College of Medicine – Bloomberg

Baylor College of Medicine Dean Dr. Peter Hotez discusses the coronavirus and the difficulties faced in combating the global spread of the disease. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg) Source: Coronavirus Impact: Closing Borders May Not Slow Virus: Baylor College of Medicine – Bloomberg

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Barring nonmedical exemptions increases vaccination rates, study finds | EurekAlert! Science News

The first rigorously controlled study of a 2016 California law that aimed to increase childhood vaccination rates by eliminating nonmedical exemptions has found the law worked as intended, although the researchers noted a small increase in the number of medical exemptions. The study provides definitive evidence on the success of the California law, as policymakers […]

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New Autism Test Worries Pro-Life Advocates

HOUSTON (ChurchMilitant.com) – A new, groundbreaking prenatal test may be able to determine if a child has autism, but pro-life advocates are worried it will lead to autistic children being aborted.The pilot results of a new test announced on July 18 at the Dup15q Alliance Scientific Symposium in Houston, Texas, are claiming autism in an […]

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Measles Response | Baylor College of Medicine | Houston, Texas

The year 2019 is notable for the dramatic return of measles, a vaccine-preventable disease, to the United States. Baylor College of Medicine has taken a multidimensional approach to combat this emerging public health crisis. Source: Measles Response | Baylor College of Medicine | Houston, Texas

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Baylor College of Medicine issues position statement on measles vaccinations | EurekAlert! Science News

Media Advisory: Baylor College of Medicine issues position statement on measles vaccinations HOUSTON – (June 24, 2019) – Baylor College of Medicine has issued a response to the measles outbreak, calling on the public to communicate with elected officials, family and friends about the importance of vaccinations and evidence-based vaccine policies that promote public health. […]

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Google News Alert for: autism | Jun 23, 2008

Mon, Jun 23, 2008, 8:08 AM | Google News Alert for: autism Families of Children with Autism Needed to Gather and Bank DNAGenomicsProteomics.com (press release) – Sudbury,UKA consortium of autism research institutions, including Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, is seeking the help of children with autism and their …See all stories on this topic VIDEO: Autism: A look from inside the familyMeadville Tribune […]

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Peter Hotez – Wikipedia | Circa 2018 Autistic Ally

Peter Hotez From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia     Jump to navigationJump to search Peter Hotez Born Peter Jay Hotez May 5, 1958 Hartford, Connecticut Nationality American Alma mater Yale University (B.A.) Weill Cornell Medical College(M.D.) Rockefeller University (Ph.D.) Scientific career Fields Vaccinology, Neglected Tropical Disease Control, Public Policy, Global Health Institutions George Washington University Medical School, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, James […]