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E.g., 10/17/2018
E.g., 10/17/2018
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 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 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 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...
An article from Smithsonian Magazine
August 16, 2013 - How Typhoid Mary Stayed Healthy   August 16, 2013 -- Some people carrying chronic diseases can breeze through life, showing no symptoms of the microbes within—only to infect the people they come into contact with, occasionally...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 16, 2013 - WHO advisory group says universal immunization efforts must continue   WHO member states in the Western Pacific region must keep up efforts to achieve universal immunization coverage to prevent diseases like polio, a WHO advisory...
An article from IRINnews.org
August 16, 2013 - Cholera resurgent in Guinea-Bissau   August 16, 2013 -- More than 700 people have been sickened by cholera in Guinea-Bissau, the highest number of cases so far this year in West Africa, which has nonetheless seen a significant...
An article from the Washington Post
August 16, 2013 - Somalia polio outbreak spreads; 105 recorded cases   August 16, 2013 -- Somalia is suffering an “explosive” outbreak of polio and now has more cases than the rest of the world combined, an official said Friday. Vaccination teams...
An article from the Wall Street Journal
August 16, 2013 - Dengue Fever Sweeps Southeast Asia   August 16, 2013 -- Southeast Asia is scrambling to combat a deadly outbreak of dengue fever, the tropical illness transmitted by mosquitoes, which has hit parts of the region especially hard....
An article from The Guardian
August 15, 2013 -  Apathy over aid effectiveness threatens global partnership: Funding shortfall and donor backtracking on country ownership could prove fatal to hard-won Busan breakthrough   August 15, 2013 -- The global partnership on aid...
An article from Vaccine News Daily
August 15, 2013 - WHO issues update on H7N9 influenza virus   August 15, 2013 -- The World Health Organization announced a new laboratory confirmed case on Sunday of human infection with avian influenza A H7N9 virus, the first newly confirmed case...
An article from IRINnews.org
August 15, 2013 - Immunization challenges in South Sudan despite polio success   August 15, 2013 -- South Sudan is doing its bit for global polio eradication efforts, but huge gaps in immunization against other diseases remain. Targeted polio...

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