Rotavirus

Nigeria: Rotavirus - the Silent Child Killer

Nigeria: Rotavirus - the Silent Child Killer

 

August 18, 2013 -- Mrs Ebiere Amechi watched helplessly as her baby, Michael, a plump and lively boy, started vomiting and stooling.

The woman has been assured that when babies entered their teething period; incessant stooling and vomiting are usually the precursors.

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Gambia: August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

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 Immunization Awareness Month.This awareness month highlights the need for improving national immunization coverage levels and encourages all people to protect their health by being immunized against infectious diseases.

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MadgeTech releases new system to monitor vaccine temperature

MadgeTech releases new system to monitor vaccine temperature

 

July 26, 2013 -- MadgeTech, Inc., a Warner, New Hampshire-based data logging solutions company, announced the shipment on Wednesday of its Vaccine Temperature Monitoring System, a device used to remotely monitor temperature-sensitive vaccines.

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Vaccines and Your Baby: Third Edition 2010

In this 44-page booklet from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), parents are provided information on "how vaccines are made and how vaccines work to protect our children from harm."

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