#vaccinations

  • 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: How the Crisis in Venezuela Could Spread Diseases Around the World

    How the Crisis in Venezuela Could Spread Diseases Around the World

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Feb. 1, 2019

    Low vaccination rates could fuel disease outbreaks beyond the country’s borders. Read more

  • Article: Health Workers Struggle to Deliver Polio Vaccines in Afghanistan

    Health Workers Struggle to Deliver Polio Vaccines in Afghanistan

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 20, 2017

    The Taliban has made access difficult, but so have government forces. Read more

  • Article: Nigerian Officials Fear Deadly Meningitis Epidemic as Vaccines Run Short

    Nigerian Officials Fear Deadly Meningitis Epidemic as Vaccines Run Short

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 13, 2017

    At least 1.3 million meningitis C vaccines have been acquired to date. Read more

  • Article: Fearing Second Outbreak, Congo to Start Using a New Ebola Vaccine

    Fearing Second Outbreak, Congo to Start Using a New Ebola Vaccine

    By Gabriella Canal|May 30, 2017

    A campaign is underway to prevent a repeat of the 2014 outbreak that killed 11,000 people. Read more

  • Article: Measles Cases Spike After Anti-Vaccine Political Party Gains Power in Italy

    Measles Cases Spike After Anti-Vaccine Political Party Gains Power in Italy

    By Colleen Curry|March 23, 2017

    Parents need accurate information, not “rubbish is published on the internet,” minister says. Read more

  • Article: A refrigerator can save a life: improving the supply chain to protect African kids

    A refrigerator can save a life: improving the supply chain to protect African kids

    From PATH|April 29, 2016

    How do we ensure lifesaving vaccines are available in remote, off-the-grid clinics? Go solar! Read more

  • Article: Saving lives through supply chain: solutions to support the next generation of vaccines

    Saving lives through supply chain: solutions to support the next generation of vaccines

    From Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance|Oct. 16, 2015

    New vaccines are now available in the poorest countries. Read more