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E.g., 07/19/2018
An article from FierceVaccines
September 19, 2013 - Delivering a vaccine against an emerging pandemic flu strain requires developers to make a lot of quick decisions about dosing, use of adjuvants and other factors. With H7N9, however, China's success in limiting the virus'...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 19, 2013 - Treatments that worked on the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus would likely work on the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, according to a study recently published in the International Journal of...
An article from the Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia)
September 19, 2013 - A 5-year-old girl from Takeo province and a 2-year-old girl from Kampot province – who has already died – mark the 19th and 20th confirmed cases of avian influenza this year, a hospital spokesman said. “The 2-year-old from...
An article from Nature News
September 18, 2013 - A year on from the first reported human case of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the world still has few answers to the most pressing question from a public-health perspective: what is...
An opinion piece from Stanley A. Plotkin, published in the New York Times
September 18, 2013 - In August 2005 my son Alec, then 39 years old, collapsed into unconsciousness while walking his dog in the suburbs of Philadelphia. By the time he arrived at the hospital, his heart rate had slowed to 30 beats per minute....
An article from the WHO European Regional Office
September 18, 2013 - To strengthen the national immunization program in the Transnistrian Region, WHO organized a vaccine management training from 5-9 August 2013 in Tiraspol. The training was facilitated by the WHO Country Office in the Republic...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 17, 2013 - The GAVI Alliance announced on Wednesday that it helped Ghana launch its measles-rubella vaccination campaign. The campaign is aiming to target over 11 million children in the country of Ghana. Children between the ages of 9...
An article from AllAfrica.com
September 17, 2013 - About 2.1 million children below the age of five are to be immunised against polio in a new mass campaign in 36 'high risk' districts. The 'door to door' immunisation campaign worth sh8.8b is funded by the Government, UNICEF...
An article from the BBC
September 17, 2013 - Miniature human organs developed with a modified 3D printer are being used to test new vaccines in a lab in the US. The "body on a chip" project replicates human cells to print structures which mimic the functions of the heart...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 17, 2013 - The incidence of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, among adults aged 50 and up may be vastly underreported and under-recognized, according to a study recently conducted by research-based pharmaceutical company...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 17, 2013 - Global child deaths are down by nearly half since 1990, according to a new report released on Friday by multiple U.N. agencies. According to the report, which was released by UNICEF, the U.N. Department of Economic and Social...
An article from the Food and Agricultural Organization
September 16, 2013 - FAO has issued a new warning to the international community that the H7N9 and H5N1 avian influenza viruses continue to pose serious threats to human and animal health, especially in view of the upcoming flu season. “The world...
An article from FierceVaccines
September 16, 2013 - The Texas whooping cough outbreak has increased awareness of suspected limitations of the current vaccine and the risks of refusing to get immunized. Yet outright refusal of all vaccines is relatively rare, with more parents...
An article from Medical Xpress
September 16, 2013 - Many of us are infected with a virus we'll never clear. While we're healthy, it's nothing to worry about, but when our immune system is suppressed it could kill. To catch the herpes virus human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) you must...
An article from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
September 16, 2013 - Dao* writhes in pain as his worried family waits for doctors in an overcrowded hospital in Vientiane, the capital of Lao PDR. Dao is suffering from dengue, a tropical disease which is spread by the bite of the Aedes aegypti...
An article from the Hindustan Times (India)
September 16, 2013 - At least 114 children were hospitalised in Hooghly district after they were mistakenly given Hepatitis B vaccine orally instead of pulse polio drops. Six persons were suspended for the the lapse that triggered protests with...
An article from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
September 16, 2013 - The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance will receive a loan for $146 million from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to fund a program to strengthen health services management. The...
An article from USA Today
September 16, 2013 - Ten years ago, the nation's only licensed anthrax vaccine looked to be on the way out, plagued by concerns over its side effects, cost and a dosing schedule some thought too long to be effective in a bioterror attack. Military...
An article from The Guardian (UK)
September 14, 2013 - Since April 2012, 108 cases of a new virus have been reported in humans, resulting in 50 deaths. Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) is in the same family as Sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome) and the common cold (...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 13, 2013 - Undervaccination with the diphtheria, tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine seems to be connected with a rise in pertussis risk in children, according to a recent study conducted by Kaiser Permanente. Jason Glanz, a...

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