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E.g., 06/25/2018
An article from the Global Post
August 26, 2013 - Boy dies of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan, three more sick   August 26, 2013 -- A 15-year-old boy in Kyrgyzstan has died of the bubonic plague in the first confirmed case of the disease in 30 years. Authorities said Tuesday...
An article from Arab News
August 26, 2013 - Polio shots a must for Somali, Kenyan Hajis   August 26, 2013 -- The Ministry of Health has made it mandatory for all Haj pilgrims coming from Somalia and Kenya to produce polio vaccination certificates upon arrival in the...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 26, 2013 - NIAID study shows H7N9 virus originated in ducks and chickens   August 26, 2013 -- The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases announced on Wednesday the results of a study it funded on the origin of the avian H7N9...
An article from Slate Magazine
August 26, 2013 -   Why Aren't There More Cancer Vaccines?   August 26, 2013 -- Six years from now, when my daughter turns 11, she will get a three-part human papillomavirus vaccine that will reduce her chances of getting cervical cancer by...
An article from Premium Times
August 24, 2013 - Jonathan expresses concern about polio in Nigeria, pledges total eradication   August 24, 2013 -- President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday in Cameroon expressed concern about Nigeria’s polio cases, pledging to totally eradicate the...
An article from the Jakarta Post
August 24, 2013 - Indonesia Launches Pentavalent Vaccine   August 24, 2013 -- In an attempt to reduce the children-under-five mortality rate and expand the coverage of the national vaccination program, the government has launched the pentavalent...
An article from Forbes
August 24, 2013 -   Measles Outbreak Traces to Vaccine-Refusing Megachurch   August 24, 2013 -- A measles outbreak in Texas traces to a congregation of a megachurch whose leader, Kenneth Copeland, reportedly has warned followers away from vaccines...
An article from The Himalayan
August 23, 2013 - Pneumonia vaccine available from 2014   August 23, 2013 -- The government is all set to include pneumococcal vaccine in its list of vaccines under Naitonal Immunisation Programme from 2014. “We want to provide pneumococcal...
An article from CTV News Montreal
August 23, 2013 - Quebec reduces HPV vaccine doses, only two shots now needed   August 23, 2013 -- Quebec girls will become the first in the country to benefit from new research that suggests the HPV vaccine is so effective that two doses --...
An article from The New York Times
August 22, 2013 - Africa and Pakistan Face Polio Outbreaks, in Blow to Global Fight   August 22, 2013 -- The global effort to eradicate polio, a disease that has been on the brink of extinction for years, is facing serious setbacks on two...
An article from FierceVaccines
August 22, 2013 - GSK-backed study links flu vaccine to lower risk of heart attack   August 22, 2013 -- With flu vaccines arriving in pharmacies and National Immunization Awareness Month well under way, the benefits of vaccines have been well...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 22, 2013 - Scientists find study method for Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus   August 22, 2013 -- Scientists from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston recently discovered a way to observe ticks that carry the Crimean-...
An article from FierceVaccines
August 22, 2013 - Sanofi delays return of vaccines after testing 'anomaly'   August 22, 2013 -- Sanofi's vaccine manufacturing plants have had a rocky 18 months, with warning letters, recalls and shortages marring 2012. Next month was supposed...
An interview from Scientific American
August 22, 2013 - Does Israel’s New Polio Outbreak Threaten Global Eradication Efforts?   August 22, 2013 -- Public health advocates have long set their sights on wiping out polio worldwide, but recent resurgences of the pernicious disease raise...
An article from the Express Tribune
August 21, 2013 - Polio virus in FATA: 14 suspected cases in a day set alarm bells ringing   August 21, 2013 -- In a serious setback to the government’s efforts to eradicate poliovirus from the country, 14 suspected cases were reported in North...
A news release from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
August 21, 2013 - Growing share of HIV/AIDS burden shifts to changing group of regions   August 21, 2013 -- Despite years of strong progress, burden of AIDS growing in the Caribbean and Southeast Asia and still significant in Eastern, Central, and...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 21, 2013 - China holds meeting of Forum on China-Africa Cooperation health ministers   August 21, 2013 -- China held the first-ever meeting on Friday of the health ministers of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, an initiative to help...
An article from FierceVaccines
August 21, 2013 - Improved vaccines mean flu immunization can start earlier   The waning efficacy of flu vaccines has traditionally forced people to choose immunization dates carefully. Receive the vaccine too soon and you risk being unprotected...
A post from Impatient Optimists
August 21, 2013 - After 40 Years, a Rotavirus Vaccine for Newborns Is in Sight   August 21, 2013 -- The clinic is buzzing with mothers, babies and small children. The babies are weighed and measured, and given vitamins and vaccinations. Outside...
An article from the Times of India
August 21, 2013 - Alarming 80% rise in dengue cases this year   August 21, 2013 -- Dengue cases have risen alarmingly across the country this year, with data showing an 80% rise in the disease till July 31 as compared to the same period last year...

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