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Vanderbilt researchers develop potential treatment to fight mosquito-borne chikungunya virus

Jul. 8, 2015—In late 2013 the Caribbean had its first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. Today there have been almost 1.2 million cases in 44 countries or territories, including 177 cases in 31 U.S. States.

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Mayoral candidate debate set for Aug. 24 in Vanderbilt’s Ingram Hall

Jun. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt University, the League of Women Voters and NewsChannel 5 will team up to offer an hourlong debate among Nashville's mayoral candidates on Monday, Aug. 24. In addition, Vanderbilt will host a Meet the Candidates picnic on campus July 16.

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Park at Vanderbilt for city’s July Fourth celebration

Jun. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt is partnering with the city of Nashville to offer parking for “Music City July Fourth: Let Freedom Sing!,” a full day of family activities culminating in the city’s fireworks show. Vanderbilt University Medical Center shuttle lots will be offered as one of the parking options for those wanting to attend the festivities.

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Mental Illness is the wrong scapegoat after mass shootings

Dec. 11, 2014—An extensive new study by two Vanderbilt University researchers challenges common assumptions about gun violence and mental illness that often emerge in the aftermath of mass shootings.

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