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This week in vaccines: 22nd May 2016

This week in vaccines 22nd May 2016 This week the Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen saw organisations and leaders from around the world gather to consider the global fight for women’s rights across a variety of...

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This week in vaccines: 15th May 2016

This week in vaccines 15th May 2016 This week was a busy one for vaccine innovation and partnership, with the Gates Foundation announcing an agreement to manufacture polio vaccine to complete the eradication campaign, a new initiative piloting the use of drones for vaccine and medical delivery and the latest malaria vaccine being named the most effective so...

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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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This week in vaccines: 10th April 2016

This week in vaccines 10th April 2016 This week health workers of all kinds, including those on the front lines of immunisation, were celebrated as part of World Health Workers...

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This week in vaccines: 3rd April 2016

This week in vaccines 3rd April 2016 As the World Health Organisation declared that Ebola was no longer a public health emergency of international concern, a new case was confirmed in Liberia and experts warned that complacency was a threat to completing work on the...

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This week in vaccines: 27th March 2016

This week in vaccines 27th March 2016 There were no shortage of vaccine launches this week, as Kyrgyzstan launched pneumococcal vaccine and South Sudan started a campaign to immunise people against meningitis...

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This week in vaccines: 20th March 2016

This week in vaccines 20th March 2016 This week a second possible dengue vaccine proved promising, and suggested a way forward for the search for Zika vaccine. Researchers also explored the possibilities of tackling nutrition and sanitation problems that prevent vaccines from protecting children as well as they could in poor...

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This week in vaccines: 13th March 2016

This week in vaccines 13th March 2016 This week, International Women’s Day dominated the news coverage, and Gavi’s Anuradha Gupta explained how women’s inequality impacts vaccination coverage around the world.  Though it may no longer be grabbing the headlines, we saw this week how the Ebola outbreak is still having troublesome effects on routine vaccination in West Africa, and the Ebola vaccination trial is also...

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This week in vaccines: 6th March 2016

This week in vaccines 6th March 2016 This week was a big one for HPV vaccination, as both Nepal and India started introducing the vaccine to protect girls from major causes of cervical...

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