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An article from FierceVaccines
December 2, 2015 - India will join more than 110 countries that have introduced the injectable inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) to their calendars. Sanofi ($SNY) and its Indian affiliate, Shantha Biotechnics, will supply polio vaccines to the...
Un article de Ministre De La Sante et de la Lutte Contre Le Sida en Côte d'Ivoire
December 2, 2015 - L’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) vient de déclarer la Cote d’Ivoire libérée de la polio. Et cela, par un courrier du Dr ALLARANGA Yokouidéreprésentant résident de l’OMS en Côte d’Ivoire en date du 30 Novembre 2015...
An article from the CDC
December 2, 2015 - Measles in Disneyland   After an uncharacteristically high number of measles cases in late 2014, the highly publicized California measles outbreak hit the media early this year.  Linked to Disneyland Resort Theme Parks in...
Por el Plan Global de Acción de la OMS
December 1, 2015 - El Plan de Acción Global de Vacunación (GVAP) del 2015 ― auspiciado por los 194 Estados Miembros de la Asamblea Mundial de Salud en Mayo del 2012 - es un marco de referencia para prevenir millones de muertes para el 2020a través...
By WHO
December 1, 2015 - The Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) ― endorsed by the 194 Member States of the World Health Assembly in May 2012 ― is a framework to prevent millions of deaths by 2020 through more equitable access to existing vaccines for...
An article from Reuters
November 30, 2015 - The estimated number of adolescents dying of AIDS in the Asia Pacific region has more than doubled since 2005, experts said on Monday, warning of a "hidden epidemic".   UNICEF urged Asian countries to improve teenagers' access...
An article from Voice of America
November 30, 2015 - The Ebola virus killed about 4,800 people in Liberia but the epidemic had other victims as well.  Clinics and health services around the country shut down during the crisis as fear of Ebola transmission pushed people to stay...
An article from the Washington Post
November 28, 2015 - ALMOST EVERYTHING that could go wrong did go wrong in the world’s early response to the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa in 2014. Before it was over, the virus infected some 28,634 people and claimed more than 11,000...
An article from the Wall Street Journal
November 26, 2015 - Earlier this month, Sierra Leone was finally declared free of Ebola. The celebrations in Freetown and across the country were jubilant, but our victory was bittersweet. So many of our brothers and sisters lost their lives...
An article from the WHO
November 26, 2015 - WHO received notification from the National IHR Focal Point of Iraq of additional laboratory-confirmed cases of cholera.   As of 22 November, a total of 2,810 laboratory-confirmed cases of Vibrio cholerae 01 Inaba had been...
Un article de OMS
November 26, 2015 - Le point focal national RSI pour l’Iraq a notifié à l’OMS des cas supplémentaires de choléra, confirmés en laboratoire.   Au 22 novembre, le Laboratoire central de la santé publique à Bagdad avait confirmé au total 2810 cas d’...
An article from FierceVaccines
November 25, 2015 - Sanofi ($SNY) is the furthest along in the race for a dengue vaccine, expecting to receive its first license to market its jab by the end of the year. But this doesn't mean others aren't trying to tackle the mosquito-borne...
An article from AllAfrica
November 25, 2015 - The vaccination campaign against measles and rubella kicked off in Government Bilingual Nursery and Primary School New-Bell Aviation Ngangue in the presence of the Governor of the Littoral Region, Samuel Dieudonné Ivaha Diboua...
Un article de Le Figaro
November 24, 2015 - Un adolescent de 15 ans est mort au Liberia de la fièvre hémorragique Ebola, a annoncé aujourd'hui un responsable médical.   Il s'agit du premier décès dû au virus depuis des mois.   En savoir plus.
An article from FierceBiotech
November 24, 2015 - Researchers at Rice University claim to have invented the "fastest-moving molecules ever seen in solution," developing a molecular machine that propels itself using ultraviolet light. Though they are just a proof of concept for...
An article from BBC
November 24, 2015 - A 15-year-old boy has died of Ebola in Liberia less than three months after the country was declared free of the virus, officials have told the BBC.   He tested positive last week and died late on Monday at a treatment centre...
An article from Reuters
November 24, 2015 - A failure to send a suspected Ebola patient directly to a specialist treatment unit in a fresh outbreak of the virus in Liberia may reflect fatigue and complacency among health workers, a health expert said on Tuesday.  ...
An article from the New York Times
November 23, 2015 - Three years have passed since a case of Type 3 wild polio virus has been detected in the world, which means that particular viral subtype has most likely disappeared forever, the World Health Organization announced this month...
An article from FierceBiotechIT
November 23, 2015 - Amazon has made The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) and The International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) PanCancer data sets freely available through its cloud platform. The addition of the data sets continues Amazon's push to...
Un article de Le Monde
November 23, 2015 - Le gouvernement français est favorable à l’utilisation du Truvada, un traitement préventif contre le VIH du laboratoire Gilead, a annoncé lundi 23 novembre la ministre de la santé, Marisol Touraine. A l’Assemblée nationale, où...

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