TITLE

60 SECONDS

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
New Scientist;1/8/2005, Vol. 185 Issue 2481, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information related to the field of science. More than 1700 tornadoes battered the U.S. in 2004, the most since the U.S. National Weather Service began collecting data in 1950. An American teenager Jeanna Giese has survived rabies without vaccination, the first person known to have done so. Vaccination can save bite victims if given before symptoms appear. The blogosphere is growing. In 2004 the number of web log or blog users in the U.S. jumped by 58 per cent. GlaxoSmithKline PLC will launch Rotarix, its vaccine against diarrhoea-causing rotavirus, in Mexico on January 10.
ACCESSION #
15682381

 

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