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An interview from AllAfrica.com
August 6, 2013 - Gambia: August Is National Immunization Awareness Month   August 6, 2013 -- Gambia recognised internationally as one the of most successful countries worldwide in immunising infants and young children. August is National...
An article from Soweto Live
August 6, 2013 - A new home-based HPV test is launched in SA   August 6, 2013 -- A new cervical cancer screening test looks set to revolutionise the way in which women are tested for this disease. UDoTest has recently released a new self-...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 6, 2013 - Novartis announces age indication expansion for meningococcal vaccine   August 6, 2013 -- Novartis, a Basel, Switzerland-based healthcare solutions company, announced on Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved...
An interview from Forbes
August 6, 2013 - Delivering Vaccines To Where They're Needed Most: An Interview with Kevin Reilly   August 6, 2013 -- Editor’s Note: In advance of the many health-related discussions to take place in September at the Clinton Global Initiative, the...
An article from the Global Post
August 6, 2013 - Can inhaling a gas save children from malaria?   August 6, 2013 -- MBARARA, Uganda — Ignatius was no longer conscious when he arrived at the hospital in Mbarara, Uganda. After experiencing fever and chills, the six-year-old boy,...
An article from the Colombo Gazette
August 5, 2013 - Immunization key says Lanka   August 5, 2013 -- The government says it is exploring an alternative financing mechanism for immunization at the provincial level and it will not stop until it has a sustainable financing mechanism in...
An article from Biospace
August 5, 2013 - Sanofi Pasteur Initiates Phase III Study of Investigational Clostridium difficile Vaccine in the United States   August 5, 2013 -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today the...
An article from AllAfrica.com
August 5, 2013 - Africa: Response to Polio Outbreaks Shows Global Eradication Plan Is Working   August 5, 2013 -- GUEST COLUMN, by Helen Rees Just as we were seeing record-low cases of polio worldwide and coming closer than ever to eradication,...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 5, 2013 - Novavax announced positive preclinical trial for H7N9 influenza vaccine   August 5, 2013 -- Novavax announced on July 29 a positive preclinical trial for its virus-like particle vaccine candidate against the H7N9 Influenza A,...
An article from Haaretz
August 5, 2013 - Israel's Health Ministry tries to contain public outcry over polio inoculations   August 5, 2013 -- Health Ministry officials attempted on Monday to contain a public outcry as the ministry started to inoculate 150,000 children who...
An article from The Daily Mail
August 5, 2013 - The man who has been in hospital for 45 YEARS after he was struck down by polio when he was a child   August 5, 2013 -- Paulo Henrique Machado has spent his whole life in hospital. The 45-year-old Brazilian, whose mother died two...
An article Africa Science News Service
August 5, 2013 - Dakar Conference to Showcase efforts to fund Immunization Programs   August 5, 2013 -- Senior health officials from 17 countries assembled in Dakar, Senegal on Monday to share their successes in increasing government budget...
An article from the Center for Infectious DIsease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota
August 5, 2013 - Quadrivalent flu vaccines coming; companies cite good demand   August 5, 2013 -- Quadrivalent (four-strain) influenza vaccines will make their US market debut during the upcoming vaccination season, and vaccine makers are...
An article from the El Paso Times
August 4, 2013 - Decades after initial disease, polio survivors feel new effects   August 4, 2013 -- At the peak of the polio epidemic in the 1940s and 1950s, the contagious viral illness would cause paralysis, difficulty breathing and death....
An article from Bloomberg News
August 4, 2013 - Sanofi Dengue Bid Seen as $2.6 Billion Hit or Major Flop   August 4, 2013 -- Sanofi (SAN), whose vaccines have all but eradicated polio, recently flew journalists from around the globe to a sparkling new factory in France to tout...
An article from Reuters
August 4, 2013 - Israel to launch limited active polio virus campaign in south   August 4, 2013 -- Israel said on Sunday it was launching a campaign to administer the active polio vaccine to children in its southern region after tests detected at...
An article from AllAfrica.com
August 2, 2013 - Sudan: Introduction of Life-Saving Pneumococcal Vaccine Targets 1.3 Million Infants in Sudan   August 2, 2013 -- Sudanese children have begun receiving pneumococcal vaccine that will protect them from a leading cause of pneumonia...
An article from The Guardian Nigeria
August 1, 2013 - GAVI, NPHCDA boost vaccines' access with N3.4 b project   August 1, 2013 -- Support ‘Saving One Million Lives Initiative’ As part efforts to boost vaccine access and partnership with the federal government in tackling vaccine...
An article from Daijiworld (India)
August 1, 2013 - Vaccination takes the mobile route   August 1, 2013 -- The health ministry Thursday launched a mobile health care system which will help vaccinate children at their doorsteps to protect them from life-threatening diseases. Health...
An editoral from The New York Times
August 1, 2013 - Apes need vaccines, too   August 1, 2013 -- BIOMEDICAL research with captive chimpanzees, an enterprise that has helped save millions of human lives, is being dismantled. The National Institutes of Health, citing a reduced need...

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