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E.g., 04/25/2018
E.g., 04/25/2018
An article from Devex
January 11, 2016 - There were so many opportunities for the Ebola virus to invade Guinea-Bissau. A farmer unknowingly carrying the disease could come in undetected from neighboring Guinea to tend his crops. An infected trader could arrive by bus...
An article from the Express Tribune
January 11, 2016 - BAHAWALPUR/QUETTA: The sample of a four-year-old boy from Rahimyar Khan in Punjab has tested positive for poliovirus, taking the count of polio cases of 2015 to 52. This is reportedly the first case in the district in the past...
An article from the Indian Express
January 9, 2016 - Dr Seth Berkeley, CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is currently in India and has inked an agreement for $500 million to support India’s immunisation drive. Berkeley shares his views on the government’s engagement on vaccination...
An article from Deutsche Welle
January 8, 2016 - The WHO hopes to address global shortages of cholera vaccines by doubling its supply in 2016. Just three companies currently have the world body's stamp of approval to create these medicines. The World Health Organization (WHO)...
An article from the Washington Post
January 8, 2016 - By Anthony S. Fauci   Anthony S. Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.   In the summer of 1981, the world became aware of a mysterious new disease...
An article from the WHO
January 7, 2016 - On 3 January 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of Oman notified WHO of 1 additional case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection.   Details of the case   A 44-year-old male from the North Batinah...
An article from Voice of America
January 6, 2016 - The goal of eradicating polio worldwide is within sight.  But public health officials must make sure that vaccines administered after that point cannot cause a recurrence of the disease. Researchers in Britain have come up with a...
An article from the World Bank Group Blog
January 5, 2016 - Amid the devastating effects of West Africa’s Ebola outbreak to human lives, communities, institutions, systems and the economy, there are lessons to be learned for the region to be better prepared to handle future outbreaks.  ...
An article from the Times of India
January 5, 2016 - In a world where various pressing humanitarian challenges continue to prevail, Rotary International—one of the world's largest humanitarian service organizations—by way of one of its major corporate projects, has already managed...
Un article de Le Monde
January 5, 2016 - Un septième département vient d’être touché par la grippe aviaire. Il s’agit du Lot, a annoncé, mardi 5 janvier, le ministère de l’agriculture sur son site Internet. Le nombre de foyers d’influenza aviaire hautement pathogène...
An article from Doctors Without Borders
January 5, 2016 - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) emergency teams have vaccinated almost 10,000 children in the Gadzi area of the Central African Republic, about 300 kilometres west of Bangui, after the appearance of several cases of measles led...
An article from the Wall Street Journal
January 5, 2016 - The mosquito-borne Zika virus continues to spread in Brazil, alarming health officials and raising fresh fears that more newborns will be afflicted with abnormal brain development from the disease.   Meanwhile, cases of another...
An article from National Geographic
January 4, 2016 - As Yogi Berra (or Niels Bohr or Samuel Goldwyn) is supposed to have said, it’s difficult to make predictions, especially about the future. It’s especially dangerous to try to predict the behavior of infectious diseases, when...
An article from Voice of America
January 4, 2016 - As 2016 begins, Daddy Hasan Kamara, one of more than 4,000 Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone, is grateful to have his children with him. They mean the world to him.    Nine of his family members were not so lucky and died from the...
An article from the WHO
January 4, 2016 - Between 29 November and 17 December 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 4 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 2 deaths...
Un article de Sciences et Avenir
January 4, 2016 - DENGUE. Une augmentation de 550% du nombre de cas de dengue a été enregistrée au Brésil en 2015. Selon le secrétariat à la Santé, cette fièvre tropicale qui se propage par la piqûre du moustique tigre a touché 67.253 personnes...
An article from the Lancet
January 1, 2016 - Use of ChAd3-EBO-Z Ebola virus vaccine in Malian and US adults, and boosting of Malian adults with MVA-BN-Filo: a phase 1, single-blind, randomised trial, a phase 1b, open-label and double-blind, dose-escalation trial, and a...
An article from the Lancet
January 1, 2016 - Since the beginning of the century, the number of measles-related deaths has fallen substantially; between 2000 and 2014 mass immunisation efforts prevented an estimated 17·1 million deaths worldwide, and the number of cases...
An article from Voice of America
December 31, 2015 - Malawi is experiencing an outbreak of cholera, two months after the start of the rainy season. Health authorities say the water-borne disease has hit most residents of three districts around Lake Chilwa in eastern Malawi.   The...
An article from the UNHCR
December 31, 2015 - Health workers at the world's largest refugee complex in Kenya are gaining the upper hand in battling a cholera outbreak that has killed 10 people and sickened around 1,000 others since it broke out last month amid rains linked...

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