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This week in vaccines: 27th November 2016

After the World Health Organisation stated that Zika was no longer a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, conversation around what this meant persisted, while efforts to find a vaccine...

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In photos: vaccines combatting cholera in Haiti

After the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Matthew this autumn, the risk of the disease spreading across Haiti in contaminated waters was high. At the beginning of November, global health partners worked with the Haitian Ministry of Health to begin a vaccination campaign using one million doses of cholera...

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This week in vaccines: 16th October 2016

This week saw International Day of the Girl Child inspire organisations worldwide to redouble their efforts to support girls and the challenges they face to health and education. This included the announcement of a new partnership between Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and Girl Effect to help boost demand for HPV vaccination – which helps prevent cervical cancer – in sub-Saharan...

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