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Navy Medicine Researchers Work to Prevent Travelers’ Diarrhea

By Cmdr. Mark Riddle, head, enteric diseases department, Naval Medical Research Center Let’s talk about travelers’ diarrhea and the possibility of a vaccine to prevent it.  Not a subject you would expect to read about in a Navy Medicine blog but a very important subject for operational health, as well as global health.   While it’s often referred to among …

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NMRC Researchers Train Laboratory Personnel in Azerbaijan

By Dr. Allen Richards, Rickettsial Diseases Research Program, Infectious  Diseases Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Md.  As part of the Rickettsial Diseases Research Program at the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) I was part of a team that traveled to Azerbaijan last spring to take part in a very exciting collaborative research project. We trained Azerbaijan Ministry of …

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