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E.g., 04/24/2018
An article from Science News
September 11, 2013 - A lethal parasite appears susceptible to an experimental vaccine that seizes upon the scourge’s apparatus for invading cells. Researchers prompted animals’ immune systems to destroy Leishmania protozoa by inducing mass-...
An article from The Hindu (India)
September 10, 2013 - WHO on Tuesday lauded India’s efforts in eradicating polio and said the country has not reported a single case of polio in the last 30 months. “You did it. For 30 months you have not got a single case of polio,” WHO Director...
An article from The Irrawaddy (Myanmar)
September 10, 2013 - Several months ago, health authorities warned that Burma could be facing a dengue fever epidemic. As the rainy season begins to wind down, officials say the number of dengue cases and related deaths have been lower than...
An article from Forbes Magazine
September 10, 2013 - From North Texas back to Northern Europe: A measles outbreak that began at the end of May 2013 in the Netherlands continues, having hit 1,266 people and resulting in 90 cases of pneumonia, one case of encephalitis, and 82...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 9, 2013 - The Texas Department of State Health Services urged Texans to get vaccinated against pertussis on Tuesday after projections showed the number of cases could reach the state’s highest level in more than 50 years. The DSHS...
An article from Agence France-Presse
September 9, 2013 - South Africa's government has published a draft intellectual property policy with potential far-reaching effects for pharmaceutical patents, which rights groups hailed Monday as a move towards lower medicine costs. If accepted...
An article from the journal Formulary
September 9, 2013 - In an effort to help facilitate accurate and uniform records of US vaccine usage, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and immunization community stakeholders are exploring the potential of 2-dimensional (2D)...
An article from Scientific American
September 9, 2013 - When I was pregnant with my daughter in 2007/2008, the anti-vaccine movement was strong and hadn’t been fully debunked. My daily – hourly – thoughts revolved around the fear of a C-section. I was also consumed with doubts as to...
An article from The Independent (UK)
September 9, 2013 - Rabail Mehar was at work when she got the news. Four women, polio vaccination workers like her, had been shot dead at three locations in Karachi within the space of 20 minutes. A fifth female worker had been killed in Peshawar...
An article from Shots, National Public Radio (USA)'s health blog
September 8, 2013 - A mysterious disease in the Middle East has triggered international alarms for two big reasons. The virus is often deadly: It has killed almost half of the 114 people known to have caught it. And there's no clear treatment for...
An article from The New York Times
September 7, 2013 - A measles outbreak in a North Texas megachurch, where vaccinations were discouraged, and soaring rates of whooping cough across the state are drawing renewed calls for immunization legislation, which some lawmakers and medical...
An article from BDNews24.com (Bangladesh)
September 6, 2013 - In its latest bout, at least seven people including four women and a 10-year-old have been confirmed to have been infected with the bacterium in a village of Sirajganj’s Shahjadpur upazilla. The bacterium remains a perennial...
An article from the Daily Trust
September 6, 2013 - Anti-polio vaccine campaigners face 10 years in jail   September 6, 2013 -- Clerics who preache against the administration of the oral vaccine against the polio virus in Niger state risk 10 year jail term or N100,000 fine, the...
An article from Medical Xpress
September 6, 2013 - September 6, 2013 -- In collaboration with colleagues in Rotterdam, an LMU research team led by Professor Gerd Sutter has produced the first candidate vaccine against the MERS virus, a novel and highly pathogenic coronavirus....
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 6, 2013 - September 6, 2013 -- Novavax, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced on Tuesday that it will present data from recent preclinical and clinical trials of its respiratory syncytial virus F-protein nanoparticle...
An article from the Times of India
September 5, 2013 - First indigenous Japanese Encephalitis vaccine awaits formal launch   September 5, 2013 -- The first totally indigenous vaccine against Japanese Encephalitis (JE)--created using an Indian strain of the virus--has received the...
An article from UNICEF's Newsline
September 5, 2013 - September 5, 2013 -- Sitting comfortably in her mother’s lap, 7-month-old Fatuma is playful and content. Her eyes are bright and curious, studying each visitor who enters the room. But her legs appear unusual – they have not...
An article from FierceVaccines
September 5, 2013 - September 5, 2013 -- Doctors and consumers face an unprecedented number of choices when choosing a vaccine for the upcoming flu season, with 4-in-1 and egg-free shots joining more traditional products on the market. The drive...
An article from the BBC
September 4, 2013 - September 4, 2013 -- Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said the number of reported new cases rose from 1,228 in the first week of August to 14,021 by the end of the month. Cases of the mosquito-borne disease do peak during the...
An article from Science Daily
September 4, 2013 - Pain-Free Microneedle Influenza Vaccine Is Effective, Long-Lasting   September 4, 2013 -- Scientists have developed an influenza vaccine delivered via microneedle patch that provided 100 percent protection against a lethal...

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