#immunization

  • Article: A Lab Worker Got a Smallpox-Related Infection After Refusing the Vaccine

    A Lab Worker Got a Smallpox-Related Infection After Refusing the Vaccine

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 29, 2019

    Smallpox was officially declared eradicated in 1980. Read more

  • Feature: How Global Citizens Helped a Health Organization Deliver Millions of Life-Saving Vaccines
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    How Global Citizens Helped a Health Organization Deliver Millions of Life-Saving Vaccines

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 12, 2019

    After 26,000 Global Citizens took action, Canada responded with a $500-million commitment to Gavi. Read more

  • Article: This Initiative Has Saved 13 Million Lives. With New Funding, It Could Save Millions More.
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    This Initiative Has Saved 13 Million Lives. With New Funding, It Could Save Millions More.

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|Aug. 30, 2019

    Gavi plans to vaccinate 1.1 billion children by the end of 2025. Read more

  • Article: Nigeria Is Celebrating 3 Years Without Any New Wild Polio Cases
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    Nigeria Is Celebrating 3 Years Without Any New Wild Polio Cases

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 21, 2019

    This means that the entire Africa region can apply to be certified as a polio-free continent. Read more

  • Article: 20 Million Children Missed Out on Life-Saving Vaccines in 2018: Report

    20 Million Children Missed Out on Life-Saving Vaccines in 2018: Report

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Jackie Marchildon|July 15, 2019

    Vaccination coverage has remained the same for almost 10 years. Read more

  • Article: 10 Times Celebrity Moms Have Spoken Out About the Importance of Vaccines

    10 Times Celebrity Moms Have Spoken Out About the Importance of Vaccines

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 10, 2019

    These celebrities have used their platforms to dispel myths about vaccines. Read more

  • Article: WHO Changes Ebola Vaccine Strategy After Clinic Attacks

    WHO Changes Ebola Vaccine Strategy After Clinic Attacks

    By Lindsay Powers|May 9, 2019

    Many more people will soon have access to a life-saving immunization. Read more

  • Article: The US Measles Outbreak Just Hit Its Worst Peak in 25 Years

    The US Measles Outbreak Just Hit Its Worst Peak in 25 Years

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 30, 2019

    Officials say it was a completely avoidable outbreak. Read more