#vaccines

  • Article: Canadian Province Set to Launch Measles Vaccine 'Catch-Up' Program in Schools
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    Canadian Province Set to Launch Measles Vaccine 'Catch-Up' Program in Schools

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 22, 2019

    Canada officially eliminated the measles in 1998, but BC is currently experiencing an outbreak. Read more

  • Article: Most Pregnancies Last 9 Months. Why Is the Deadliness of Childbirth Still Taking Us by Surprise?
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    Most Pregnancies Last 9 Months. Why Is the Deadliness of Childbirth Still Taking Us by Surprise?

    March 8, 2019|Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance

    Vaccines help to dramatically reduce maternal and neonatal deaths. Read more

  • Article: Pediatrics Staff Claps Back at Anti-Vaxxers With Brilliant Custom-Made T-Shirts
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    Pediatrics Staff Claps Back at Anti-Vaxxers With Brilliant Custom-Made T-Shirts

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 25, 2019

    Vaccines cause adults, not autism. Read more

  • Article: Pregnant Women Urged to Get Ebola Vaccine During Deadly DRC Outbreak
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    Pregnant Women Urged to Get Ebola Vaccine During Deadly DRC Outbreak

    Feb. 25, 2019|Voice of America

    There have been about 853 Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo since August Read more

  • Article: Unvaccinated Teens in Vancouver Are Secretly Asking Doctors For Measles Vaccines
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    Unvaccinated Teens in Vancouver Are Secretly Asking Doctors For Measles Vaccines

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 20, 2019

    A measles outbreak has been reported in BC. Read more

  • Article: Measles Case Confirmed in Canada Amid US Outbreak
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    Measles Case Confirmed in Canada Amid US Outbreak

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 6, 2019

    The WHO has warned cases could rise due to anti-vaccine movement. Read more

  • Article: How the Crisis in Venezuela Could Spread Diseases Around the World
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    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: Here’s What You Should Know About Canada’s History of Foreign Aid
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    Here’s What You Should Know About Canada’s History of Foreign Aid

    Jan. 30, 2019

    For #IDW2019, Global Citizen took a look at the past, present, and future of Canada’s foreign aid. Read more