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E.g., 04/24/2018
E.g., 04/24/2018
An article from AllAfrica.com
September 4, 2013 - Somalia: Polio Widespread in Regions Under Al-Shabaab Control   September 4, 2013 -- Al-Shabaab's refusal to allow the supply of the polio vaccine in areas under its control is causing panic among residents at a time when aid...
An article from the Global Post
September 4, 2013 - Tackling pneumonia, a 'forgotten killer'   September 4, 2013 -- LUSAKA, Zambia — Inside the pediatric ward of a hospital here, Jess Chihumba tended to her 6-month-old daughter, Holly, alternately nursing her, cuddling her, and...
An article from VaccineNation
September 4, 2013 - Campaign with Sanofi Pasteur MSD’s shingles jab begins in UK   September 4, 2013 -- The UK is to embark on a universal campaign to vaccinate the elderly with Sanofi Pasteur MSD’s Zostavax vaccine against shingles. Shingles is...
An article from Shots, National Public Radio (USA)'s health blog
September 4, 2013 - Chronic Illnesses Outpace Infections As Big Killers Worldwide   September 4, 2013 -- People around the world are getting healthier and living longer. Infectious diseases are declining around the globe. But at the same time,...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 3, 2013 - CDC finds adenovirus cases related to EKC outbreak   September 3, 2013 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report on August 16 that stated six cases of human adenovirus in four states were reported...
An article from the Washington Post
September 3, 2013 - HEALTHBEAT: Time for flu vaccine again and this year some brands promise a bit more protection   September 3, 2013 -- Flu vaccination is no longer merely a choice between a jab in the arm or a squirt in the nose. This fall,...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 3, 2013 - New Mexico reports more than 300 cases of pertussis   September 3, 2013 -- The New Mexico Department of Health reported on Tuesday that 331 cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, were reported in the state this year...
A press release from Western University
September 3, 2013 - September 3, 2013 -- Phase I Clinical Trial (SAV CT 01) of the first and only preventative HIV vaccine based on a genetically modified killed whole virus (SAV001-H) has been successfully completed with no adverse effects in all...
A press release from Sanofi Pasteur
September 3, 2013 - September 3, 2013 -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that one of its quadrivalent vaccines to prevent invasive meningococcal disease has been prequalified by the...
An article from Time Magazine
September 3, 2013 - How to Find the Right Flu Vaccine   September 3, 2013 -- When you visit your doctor for your annual flu shot, don’t be surprised if he sounds more like your local bartender and asks, “What’s your pleasure?” For the first time...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
September 3, 2013 - Eight new cases of MERS-CoV reported in Saudi Arabia   September 3, 2013 -- The World Health Organization announced on Wednesday that it was informed of eight additional laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory...
An article from The Guardian
September 2, 2013 - The drugs don't work: exposing fake and substandard antimalarials   September 2, 2013 -- The once highly successful malaria treatments, chloroquine and sulphadoxine pyrimethamine (SP), are seldom recommended to treat malaria...
A blog post from the PLoS Medicine Community Blog
September 2, 2013 - Book Review: Polio – Paralysed by Politics?   The story of polio almost ended with historical success – its global elimination was to match that of smallpox years earlier. But today it is re-emerging as a potential threat again...
An article from Voice of America
September 2, 2013 - Killing Mosquitoes Early On   September 2, 2013 -- Targeting mosquitoes in their early stages of life has the potential to greatly boost malaria control efforts and prevent thousands of new infections every year. A new study...
An article from the Associated Press
September 2, 2013 - Polio breaks out amid militant threats in Pakistan   September 2, 2013 -- Syed Wali desperately wants to immunize his three young children against polio but fears the Islamic militants who banned the vaccine from this remote...
An article from IRINnews.org
September 2, 2013 - ARV treatments in Congo stop as supply chain interrupted   September 2, 2013 -- A human rights NGO based in the Congolese capital Brazzzaville has denounced the suspension of antiretroviral (ARV) drug treatments for thousands...
An article from Shots, National Public Radio (USA)'s health blog
September 2, 2013 - To Keep Polio At Bay, Israel Revaccinates A Million Kids   Israel is in the midst of a massive, emergency immunization drive of all children under the age of 9 against polio. Why? Health workers detected the virus in southern...
An article from the San Francisco Chronicle
September 1, 2013 - HPV vaccine for boys has 'good start' in 1st year   September 1, 2013 -- When the HPV vaccine was first recommended for boys, health officials worried it would be an unusually hard sell. But a new report suggests that might not...
An article from CBS Miami/Associated Press
August 31, 2013 - More Cases Of Dengue Fever In South Florida   Officials warn of an increased risk for dengue fever in South Florida. Four new cases have been confirmed on the Treasure Coast, bringing the total of reported cases of the mosquito-...
An article from Time Magazine
August 30, 2013 - To Promote Wellness, Public Health Departments Are Launching Apps. Will They Work?   August 30, 2013 -- The Alabama Department of Public Health is venturing into the mobile universe as the first state with a health app for...

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