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Lisa Newbern or Matt Bailey, 404-727-7709 or 202-457-0654, or

Ebola Vaccine Depends on Animal Testing, 1/30/2015, Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD)

Maternal Separation is Valuable to Research, 2/23/2015, The Hill (Washington, DC)

Animal Testing and Its Gifts To Humans, 4/23/2015, Wall Street Journal (New York, NY)

Measles Outbreak Can Be Helped by Animal Research, 5/31/2015, Newsday (Melville, NY)

Scientists Restore Vision in Mice -- Can Help Baby Boomers, 7/12/2015, Chicago Sun-Times (Chicago, IL)

HIV/AIDS Is Only Manageable Thanks to Animal Research: 7/24/2015, Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA); and 8/2/2015, Forum (Fargo, ND)

Pig Models Have Led to New Heart Valves, 8/23/2015, Tampa Tribune (Sunday Edition) (Tampa, FL)

How Animal Research Can Save Apes from Ebola, 10/28/2015, USA Today (McLean, VA)

Treating Cancer in Dogs Helps Dogs and Humans, 12/26/2015, New York Daily News (New York, NY)

Animal Research Integral to a Zika Vaccine, 5/13/2016, (New York, NY)

The Case for Using Animals in Medical Research, 9/23/2016, Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)

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