From inmates to patients

April 24, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas – For Charmarie Ritchie Reese, the path to getting her nursing degree went down a long road that led her first through the criminal justice system. The 49-year-old mother of two grown children and grandmother of two... more »

The first live-attenuated vaccine candidate completely protects against Zika infection

The first live-attenuated vaccine candidate completely protects against Zika infection

April 10, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas – The first live-attenuated Zika vaccine still in the development stage completely protected mice against the virus after a single vaccination dose, according to new research from The University of... more »

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Seasonal allergies: It’s not too late to take action

Galveston County Daily NewsApril 12, 2017

A mild winter and early spring means seasonal allergies are here. UTMB’s Meera Gupta spoke about what can trigger allergic reactions and some of the measures you can take to... more »

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UTMB nursing graduate beats the odds

April 21, 2016

It’s been a very long road for Galveston’s Hunter Cherryhomes. When he walks across stage at The University of Texas Medical Branch’s School of Nursing graduation ceremony April 29 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center at 3 p.m., getting his degree will definitely be the high... more »

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The first live-attenuated vaccine candidate completely protects against Zika infection

April 10, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas – The first live-attenuated Zika vaccine still in the development stage completely protected mice against the virus after a single vaccination dose, according to new research from The... more »

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Measles can be deadly

Galveston County Daily NewsApril 12, 2017

Before the vaccine, nearly all children got measles by the time they were 15. While thought of as a relatively benign childhood disease before 1963, it is estimated that 400 to 500 people died of measles each year. Add to that 48,000 hospitalizations and 4,000 suffering a life threatening... more »

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