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 progressed. Discussions around the potential of malaria vaccine pilot projects also continued.

Punjab state became the first state in India to introduce the HPV vaccine (as pictured above), protecting girls against major causes of cervical cancer.

The Pan American Health Organisation reported that more than 700,000 Haitians had been vaccinated against cholera in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and shared photos showing how it happened.

Monaco announced its financial support for global immunisation at the Sommet Francophonie in Madagascar.

Finally, this week families in the USA celebrated Thanksgiving, leading Vox to pick out reasons to be thankful for the state of the world today – including the progress made against polio through vaccination (image above).