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Making vaccines work to prevent pneumonia

A pneumococcal vaccine is prepared in Kenya. Photo: Gavi/Evelyn Hockstein.  Ahead of World Pneumonia Day on 12th November, we spoke to Professor Andrew Pollard of Oxford University about his work in studying the impact of pneumococcal vaccines on the fight against pneumonia in developing countries: Why did you choose to work on the prevention of infectious diseases like pneumonia and, in particular, child...

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Reflections on immunisation in Uganda

Mothers gather under a tree to have their children vaccianted in Kyamulibwa, Uganda. Photo: Will Boase/RESULTS UK Amy Whalley, Head of Policy Advocacy at RESULTS UK. Sat on a mother’s lap under a tree, a baby cries out loudly and...

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