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Researchers Discover New Battleground For Viruses, Immune Cells

Vaccines have led to many of the world's greatest public health triumphs, but many deadly viruses, such as HIV, still elude the best efforts of scientists to develop effective vaccines against them. An improved understanding of how the immune system operates during a viral infection is critical to designing successful anti-virus vaccines. Scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), have added an important dimension to this knowledge.

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It's National Patient Recognition Week

What do you say, what can you do when someone you love is bedridden in a hospital or suffering from a serious disease? To kick-off National Patient Recognition Week, a week-long observance beginning to demonstrate the importance of compassion, empathy, and connection, Dr. Sharon Langshur, a co-founder of CarePages.com, has some simple advice for patients' friends, families and caregivers.

Say or do something.

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