3 proposals for ‘thinking outside the box’ in public health emergencies
April 2, 2015
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
In a perspective published today in the journal Science, researchers from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and other institutions drew on lessons learned in the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa to suggest guidelines for conducting vaccine clinical trials during an infectious disease emergency.
Disease modeling shows virus is spreading ‘without any end in sight’
Sept. 9, 2014
| By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service
The deadly Ebola epidemic raging across West Africa will likely get far worse before it gets better, more than doubling the number of known cases by the end of this month, according to researchers at Northeastern University and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Dennis Chao, Jesse Bloom and colleagues map global spread of mutated, drug-resistant influenza
Oct. 3, 2011
A recent Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study on drug-resistant flu makes fact more compelling than fiction. In the new movie "Contagion," health experts scramble to get ahead of a flu-like pandemic as a drug-resistant virus quickly spreads, killing millions of people within days after they contract the illness.
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