Allergy and Infectious Diseases The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. For more than 60 years, NIAID research has led to new therapies, vaccines, diagnostic tests, and other technologies that have improved the health of millions of people in the United States and around the world. NIAID is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Stop the #Keystone Pipeline #PDX PROTEST DATE/TIME: Nov. 6th, 2PM The Alberta Tar Sands and the Keystone XL Pipeline: “Game Over for the Planet” (Dr. James Hansen, top U.S. climatologist).
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