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BACKGROUND The rising temperature of the world's oceans has become a major threat to coral reefs globally as the severity and frequency of mass coral bleaching and mortality events increase. In 2005, high ocean temperatures in the tropical Atlantic and Caribbean resulted in the most severe bleaching event ever recorded in the basin. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL(More)
BACKGROUND The introduction of Hemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine as part of the routine childhood vaccination schedule in Canada has resulted in a dramatic reduction in the cases of Hib meningitis. We describe the epidemiology and outcome of bacterial meningitis in Canadian children six years after the introduction of Hib conjugate(More)
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