#vaccines

  • Article: A Breast Cancer Vaccine Could Be Available Within the Next 10 Years

    A Breast Cancer Vaccine Could Be Available Within the Next 10 Years

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 16, 2019

    And it could be used to tackle other cancers, too. 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: More Than 500 Children Have Died From Ebola in the Congo: Report

    More Than 500 Children Have Died From Ebola in the Congo: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 7, 2019

    About 40% of children who have gotten the disease are under the age of 5. Read more

  • Article: Sri Lanka Has Officially Eliminated Measles

    Sri Lanka Has Officially Eliminated Measles

    By Sushmita Roy|July 26, 2019

    It’s the fifth Southeast Asian country to be declared measles-free. 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: Japan Is Giving 1.3 Million Vaccines to Children in Developing Countries

    Japan Is Giving 1.3 Million Vaccines to Children in Developing Countries

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 21, 2019

    Tokyo will commit about $4 billion for the vaccines and to tackle AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. Read more