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Southern Illinois University’s ethics panel launches “full” inquiry into herpes vaccine experiments on human subjects that took place offshore and in the U.S. without proper oversight by one of its professors, who has since died.
A particularly nasty flu is widespread in 46 states, including California. Nationally, at least 106 people have died from the infectious disease.
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Controversial research methods by university researcher unlikely to prompt federal response or institutional change, experts say.
Southern Illinois University has concluded its researcher violated university rules and U.S. law.
The price for Pfizer’s Prevnar 13 has increased 5 to 6 percent each year since its 2010 approval by the Food and Drug Administration.
Southern Illinois University’s William Halford conducted unregulated human herpes experiments in hotels near university campus, emails show.
The painful condition caused by the chickenpox virus will strike 1 in 3 Americans during their lifetimes — most between ages 60 and 70, but those in their 50s have reason to arm themselves.
The two FDA-approved manufacturers of the vaccine, hit by an unexpected spike in demand, have had difficulty keeping pace. In San Diego County, home to the deadliest outbreak in the nation, officials are postponing a campaign to give at-risk residents the second of two doses.
Patients flocked to researcher who ignored usual patient protections, as university claimed ignorance.