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Sep 30, 2019
A newly designed vaccine may help stamp out remaining polio cases worldwideHealth officials are campaigning to eliminate all oral vaccines and rely on injected vaccines containing killed virus.
Jun 27, 2019
WHO, UNICEF join hands with local authorities for polio vaccine campaign in SomaliaFifteen children have died in Somalia and the virus is spreading to the neighbouring state of Ethiopia.
Jun 17, 2019
New vaccine against anthrax powers immune system to fight the toxin and its sporesThe other vaccines available in the market are only useful if the spores germinate and release their toxins.
Mar 13, 2019
WHO launches strategy to fight 'inevitable' global flu pandemic in coming decadeSeasonal vaccines are at the core of national plans, by deploying vaccines rapidly in case of a pandemic.
Jan 17, 2019
World has become 'dramatically healthier' in the last 20 years says Melinda GatesThe two decades is a story of incredible improvement in the human condition, Melinda Gates said.
Aug 24, 2018
Russian Twitter bots and trolls spread false information about vaccines: StudyThe Twitter bots and trolls used tactics similar to those at work during the 2016 US elections.
Jun 27, 2018
'Natural killer' immune cells that halt malaria could hold key to new vaccinesNatural Killer immune cells have been known to kill virus-infected cells and cancer cells.
Sep 18, 2017
Yemen cholera crisis: WHO urges country to accept vaccines to contain epidemic which has claimed 2,000 livesYemen, where a multinational conflict has caused a humanitarian crisis, had asked the UN health agency earlier this year for doses of the vaccine and later changed its mind
Jul 22, 2017
Four states have inadequate cold storage facilities for vaccines, reveals CAG reportArunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have inadequate cold storage facilities for vaccines, a CAG report has revealed
May 14, 2017
Diphtheria cases in Kerala's Malappuram highlights need to battle unscientific rejection of vaccinesThere has been a steady rise in mistrust for vaccines in the Muslim-majority areas triggering a fear that some of the eradicated diseases like polio may re-appear