Nouvelles

An article from The Hindu
July 29, 2013 - Mumbai child becomes fourth Indian to get polio from vaccine   July 30, 2013 -- A nine-month-old boy from Navi Mumbai has tested positive for Vaccine- Derived Poliovirus (VDPV) type 2 and is now on ventilator at BJ Wadia Hospital...
An editorial from the Washington Post
July 29, 2013 - A setback on polio   July 29, 2013 -- Only A few months ago, there was great optimism that polio was on the verge of eradication. The world saw only 223 cases in 2012, the lowest level in history, and the Global Polio Eradication...
An article from The Guardian
July 28, 2013 - Getting hepatitis on the policy agenda in Asia   July 28, 2013 -- For health ministries trying to tackle hepatitis, the advice is: know your epidemic, get government on board to find a solution, educate the population and have the...
An article from Xinhua News Agency
July 28, 2013 - [Hepatitis B] Vaccination for newborns in W. Pacific region up 85 pct: WHO   MANILA -- July 28, 2013 -- The Western Pacific Region achieved an 85 percent increase in vaccination against hepatitis B infections for newborns and a 90...
An article from 9 News Sydney
July 28, 2013 - Calls to make Hep B vaccine more available   July 28, 2013 -- When Nafisa Yussuf was overcome with exhaustion and loss of appetite, she thought it was just the stress of doing her final high school exams. It was not until a few...
An article from The Nation
July 26, 2013 - Aregbesola launches [pentavalent] vaccine to save 300,000 children annually   July 26, 2013--The governor of Osun State, Nigeria, said that a newly-introduced pentavalent vaccine would save 300,000 children from vaccine-preventable...
An article from the International Business Times
July 26, 2013 - Saudi Arabia’s Mecca Slashes Allowed Pilgrim Numbers Due to MERS-CoV Virus Threat   July 26, 2013 -- Saudi Arabia's Mecca, the country's holiest city being the home of Mohammed and site of pilgrimage and travel for millions of...
An article from the Sudan Tribune
July 26, 2013 - Vaccination campaign in SPLM-N held areas could go ahead in October: UN July 26, 2013--The UN says it is ready to carry out a polio vaccination campaign in rebel-controlled areas in Sudan’s South Kordofan and Blue Nile states...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
July 26, 2013 - 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...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
July 26, 2013 - New detection method for TB provides faster results   July 26, 2013 -- A new test, Xpert MTB/RIF, was shown to detect nearly two-thirds of tuberculosis cases identified by current culture tests within a 24-hour period, giving...
An article from The Economic Times
July 25, 2013 - Zydus partners with US-based IDRI for Kala-Azar vaccine   July 25, 2013--Indian drugmaker Zydus Cadila has entered into a partnership with the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), an American non-profit organization, to...
An article from The Los Angeles Times
July 25, 2013 - HPV vaccination rate stalls. 'We're dropping the ball,' CDC says July 25, 2013--This week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a press briefing that they were not reaching enough U.S. teenagers with the three...
An article from the Wall Street Journal
July 25, 2013 - First lots of 2013-2014 seasonal influenza vaccine released for U.S. distribution   July 25, 2013--Sanofi Pasteur today announced that the first lots of its Fluzone® influenza virus vaccine for the 2013-2014 season have been...
An article from the BBC
July 25, 2013 - Plague-infected squirrel shuts Los Angeles park   July 25, 2013--During a routine check of a national forest in California, a squirrel was found to be infected with plauge. This prompted officials to shut down the Angeles National...
An article from Reuters
July 25, 2013 - Israel's SciVac eyes global expansion of 3G hepatitis B vaccine   July 25, 2013--SciVac, an Israeli pharmaceutical company, has applied to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for distribution of its hepatitis B vaccine in the...
An article from the Philadelphia Media Network
July 24, 2013 - Vaccines: Not just for children, adults need them, too July 24, 2013--The Vice President of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), Judy Smeltzer, RN, discusses the importance of vaccination for adults as well as...
An article from The Guardian
July 24, 2013 - Meningitis B vaccine rejected by UK   July 24, 2013--The Guardian reported today that the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) in the United Kingdom did not find sufficient evidence that Bexsero, a new vaccine...
A post from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative
July 24, 2013 - The world loses one of the "true heroes" of polio eradication   July 24, 2013--The Global Polio Eradication Initiative reports that Ali Maow Maalin, the last person to be infected with naturally occurring smallpox anywhere in the...
An article from The Hindu
July 24, 2013 - IT tool developed to curb dengue, malaria   July 24, 2013--A unique IT tool, which uses a cluster technique in data mining, the Self Oragnizing Map (SOM), has been developed to control and reduce the outbreak of mosquito-borne...
An article from The New York Times
July 24, 2013 - Whooping Cough Vaccine Lags in Efficacy   July 24, 2013--The New York Times reports on a recent study in The BMJ which examined the effectiveness of the Tdap vaccine in California between 2010 and 2011. The results of the study...

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