Nouvelles

E.g., 06/25/2018
E.g., 06/25/2018
PAHO
April 10, 2018 - In the coming weeks, more than 2.3 million Haitian children between the ages of 1 and 14 are expected to be vaccinated against diphtheria, a bacterial infection that causes throat inflammation and difficulty breathing and that in...
WHO
April 3, 2018 - The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the introduction of typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) for infants and children over six months of age in typhoid-endemic countries. Click here to read more.
AP
March 21, 2018 - Brazil’s health minister says the country is expanding its campaign to vaccinate people against yellow fever to cover the entire country. Click here to read more.
The Telegraph
March 20, 2018 - A vaccine for Lassa fever could be ready for testing on human volunteers by the end of this year, scientists have said. Click here to read more.
Scientific American
March 14, 2018 - When Qaurat al-Ain brought her fever-stricken daughter Mariam to a doctor in this city 90 miles east of Karachi, she assumed the one-year-old had a chest cold. Click here to read more.
CIDRAP
February 26, 2018 - Several countries reported new avian flu outbreaks, including two more H5N8 events at commercial poultry farms in Iraq, an H5 outbreak at a poultry farm in the Netherlands, and the first known H5N6 detection of the year in...
World Health Organization
February 22, 2018 - WHO convenes technical consultations in February and September each year to recommend viruses for inclusion in influenza vaccines for the northern and southern hemisphere influenza seasons, respectively. This recommendation...
University of Liverpool
February 21, 2018 - History was made in the fight against typhoid fever today, as the first child in Africa was vaccinated in a clinical trial using a new generation of typhoid vaccines. Click here to read more.  
Reuters
February 21, 2018 - Infants are much less likely to get influenza or whooping cough when their mothers were vaccinated against these infections during pregnancy, and a new study suggests this doesn’t pose a safety risk for babies. Click here to...
World Health Organization - EURO
February 19, 2018 - Measles has rebounded in the WHO European Region. The disease affected 21,315 people and caused 35 deaths in 2017, following a record low of 5273 cases in 2016. Click here to read more.
An article by FiercePharma
March 7, 2017 - The CDC is preparing a new avian influenza vaccine candidate after an analysis found that a mutated strain from the ongoing outbreak in China isn't vulnerable to existing vaccines.   Through a globally shared database, the CDC...
An article by FiercePharma
February 21, 2017 - One thing that Zika, malaria, West Nile fever and dengue have in common is that they’re all spread by mosquitoes, and now the NIH has launched a phase 1 trial to test a vaccine that aims to fight them all.   The candidate,...
An article by Reuters
February 15, 2017 -   U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to roll back government regulations at least 75 percent is causing anxiety for some pharmaceutical executives that a less robust Food and Drug Administration would make it harder to secure...
an article by the Washington Post
February 13, 2017 - They are called superspreaders, the minority of people who are responsible for infecting many others during epidemics of infectious diseases. Perhaps the most famous superspreader was Typhoid Mary, presumed to have infected 51...
by the Kaiser Family Foundation
February 9, 2017 - The Guardian: Ambitious Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to combat disease is about to be tested “Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s ambitious $3bn aim to ‘cure, prevent, and manage’ all disease in one generation is about to take shape in...
by the New York Times
February 8, 2017 - HOUSTON — It’s looking as if 2017 could become the year when the anti-vaccination movement gains ascendancy in the United States and we begin to see a reversal of several decades in steady public health gains. The first blow...
An article by FiercePharma
February 7, 2017 - Since Inovio became the first to test a Zika vaccine in humans, several government agencies and Big Pharmas have either entered the clinic or embarked on the quest. Despite the enormous effort, though, a vaccine for women of...
An article by FiercePharma
February 4, 2017 - As many experts wait anxiously to see how President Donald Trump might act on vaccines, a new survey documents strong support by Americans that the benefits of childhood immunizations outweigh any potential risks.   Pew Research...
by Medical Press
February 1, 2017 -   Using a statistical method initially developed by Google, a Yale School of Public Health-led research team has devised a novel way to better analyze the impact of vaccines. The research was published in the Proceedings of the...
Sudinfo.be
January 25, 2017 - Un nouveau vaccin quadrivalent contre la grippe saisonnière sera lancé sur le marché belge en vue de la saison hivernale prochaine. Après la société pharmaceutique GSK, Sanofi Pasteur a en effet décidé de développer des vaccins...

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