Tag: meningitis

This week in vaccines: 2nd October 2016

This week in vaccines 2nd October 2016 The biggest news this week was that the Americas were declared free of endemic measles, meaning that they have not seen home-grown cases in some...

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This week in vaccines: 31st July 2016

This week in vaccines 31st July 2016 This week saw organisations come together to celebrate World Hepatitis Day, and call for elimination of the disease in the face of a growing number of deaths, including vaccines for types A and...

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This week in vaccines: 8th March 2016

This week in vaccines 8th March 2016 In the wake of World Immunisation Week, 155 countries completed the polio vaccine switch within the two week time frame, bringing the world even closer to eradicating the...

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This week in vaccines: 17th April 2016

This week in vaccines 17th April 2016 This week was dominated by news about the ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Angola, provoking discussions about why it is so challenging, possible vaccine based solutions and what the circumstances can teach us about vaccine...

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Transforming the meningitis belt

Rachael Hore, Gavi Rosalie Ouedraogo with her two daughters, Florence and Diane. Photo: PATH/Gabe Bienczycki. Rosalie lives in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and has three children: Florence, Diane and Xavier. All of them have had...

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