Noticias

E.g., 04/26/2018
E.g., 04/26/2018
An article from the New York Times
August 21, 2013 - Mystery Virus That’s Killed 47 Is Tied to Bats in Saudi Arabia   Health officials confirmed Wednesday that bats in Saudi Arabia were the source of the mysterious virus that has sickened 96 people in the Middle East, killing 47 of...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 21, 2013 - Measles alert issued in Texas   August 21, 2013 -- The Texas Department of State Health Services issued a health alert on Friday for the measles. The alert comes after six confirmed cases of measles were discovered in the past...
An article from AllAfrica.com
August 20, 2013 - Kenya On Major Polio Alert   August 20, 2013 -- Kenya has launched polio vaccination campaigns in 22 districts around the country after a young man in the Dadaab refugee camp complex died from the virus last month, Kenya's Daily...
An article from IRINnews.org
August 20, 2013 - More work needed in Myanmar on drug-resistant TB   August 20, 2013 -- Struggling to breathe, Burmese migrant Tun Aung Kyaw sits up slowly in bed for a routine check-up at a Thai tuberculosis (TB) clinic along the 1,800km Thai-...
An article from Radio Free Europe
August 20, 2013 - Tajik Border With Afghan Province Closed After Cholera Report   August 20, 2013 -- Tajikistan has temporarily closed the border it shares with Afghanistan's province of Badakhshan amid reports of a cholera outbreak there. A...
An article from Shots, National Public Radio (USA)'s health blog
August 19, 2013 - Lyme Disease Far More Common Than Previously Known   August 19, 2013 -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 300,000 Americans are getting Lyme disease every year, and the toll is growing. "It confirms what we've...
An article from the Times of Russia
August 19, 2013 - Cambodian boy dies from bird flu - WHO   August 19, 2013 -- A nine-year-old boy has died from bird flu in Cambodia, the 10th victim this year, the World Health Organisation said Monday, warning that the kingdom's deadliest...
An article from The Guardian
August 19, 2013 - Ade Adepitan: Nigeria polio drive has been hit by mistrust of 'white medicine'   August 20, 2013 -- Ade Adepitan, the British Paralympic medallist and TV presenter whose Channel 4 documentary about polio in Nigeria airs on Monday...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 19, 2013 - Novartis announces Australian approval of meningococcal B vaccine   August 19, 2013 -- Novartis, a Basel, Switzerland-based healthcare solutions company, announced on Thursday that the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration...
An article from FierceVaccines
August 19, 2013 - India to investigate safety of pentavalent vaccines   August 19, 2013 -- Intense scrutiny has accompanied the introduction of pentavalent vaccines throughout Asia. Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Vietnam temporarily suspended their use...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 19, 2013 - Researchers find mechanism viruses use to shut down the body’s defenses   August 19, 2013 -- Researchers from the Salk Institute announced on Wednesday that they have discovered the mechanism viruses like West Nile and dengue use...
An article from The Daily Star
August 19, 2013 - Risks high, but actual disease outbreaks among Syrian refugees low   August 19, 2013 -- While Syrian refugees may indeed face greater risks of contracting communicable diseases, misinformation pertaining to the nature and extent...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 19, 2013 - MSF announces end of measles outbreak in Nigeria   August 19, 2013 -- Médecins Sans Frontières announced on Tuesday that a measles outbreak in Nigeria’s Katsina state is over after 28 weeks and more than 36,000 infections. MSF...
An article from The Telegraph
August 18, 2013 - Vigilance hits virus war: Study shows poor surveillance on encephalitis   August 18, 2013 -- Poor surveillance, incomplete diagnosis and unsubstantiated scientific claims have stymied India’s efforts to control the mystery...
An article from AllAfrica.com
August 18, 2013 - 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...
An article the Times of Israel
August 18, 2013 - 30,000 vaccinated against polio as national campaign kicks off   August 18, 2013 -- The Health Ministry vaccinated some 30,000 children on Sunday, marking the first day in a battle to stymie a fast-spreading polio virus that has...
An article from The Telegraph
August 17, 2013 - Vaccine refusers to miss out on $2000 family payments   August 17, 2013 -- Kevin Rudd has promised to strip families who refuse to vaccinate their children of family payments worth up to $2000. In a get-tough message to 'vaccine...
An article from The East African
August 17, 2013 - Kenya, Rwanda and UK in joint HIV/Aids vaccine trial   August 17, 2013 --Kenya and Rwanda have partnered with the United Kingdom in a HIV/Aids vaccine trial in a fresh effort to find a cure for the disease. Phase 1 trials,...
An article from Xinhua News Service
August 17, 2013 - GAVI Alliance bridges China-Africa immunization cooperation   GAVI Alliance, formerly the "Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization", held an event to share the Chinese experience of immunization to African health ministers...
An article from Voice of America
August 17, 2013 - Zambia Faces Shortage of Anti-AIDS Drugs   August 17, 2013 -- The Zambian government is putting in place stringent measures aimed at ensuring a sufficient supply of anti-retroviral drugs. The drugs are essential for those...

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