#Vaccines

  • Article: Samoa Introduces Mass Compulsory Vaccination Drive Following Measles Epidemic

    Samoa Introduces Mass Compulsory Vaccination Drive Following Measles Epidemic

    By Madeleine Keck|Dec. 3, 2019

    There are now over 3,800 measles cases in a country of 200,000 people. Read more

  • Article: Vaccine Shows Promise for Preventing Active Tuberculosis Disease

    Vaccine Shows Promise for Preventing Active Tuberculosis Disease

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 29, 2019

    This experimental vaccine is 54% effective at preventing latent TB from turning into the disease. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Kicks Off Mass HPV Vaccination Drive to Protect Girls Against Cervical Cancer

    Kenya Kicks Off Mass HPV Vaccination Drive to Protect Girls Against Cervical Cancer

    From Voice of America|Oct. 23, 2019

    The East Africa region has the highest rate of cervical cancer in the world. Read more

  • Article: This Couple Have Been Married for Over 40 Years After Meeting as Toddlers on a Polio Ward

    This Couple Have Been Married for Over 40 Years After Meeting as Toddlers on a Polio Ward

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 18, 2019

    They have just one regret about contracting the disease. Read more

  • Article: 4 Humanizing Insights About Fighting Poverty From the Nobel Prize-Winning Pioneers

    4 Humanizing Insights About Fighting Poverty From the Nobel Prize-Winning Pioneers

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Gaëlle Langué|Oct. 15, 2019

    People will thrive if you give them a chance. Read more

  • Article: An NHS Doctor Has Shared 5 Powerful Reasons Why Vaccines Have Changed the World
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    An NHS Doctor Has Shared 5 Powerful Reasons Why Vaccines Have Changed the World

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 10, 2019

    Vaccines tell the story of human progress — and you have to see these tweets. Read more

  • Article: Facebook's New Feature Makes It Easier for Users to Find Accurate Information About Vaccines

    Facebook's New Feature Makes It Easier for Users to Find Accurate Information About Vaccines

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Sept. 6, 2019

    Informational pop-ups will help combat the myths powering the growing anti-vaxxer movement. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Officially Lost Its ‘Measles-Free’ Status

    Britain Just Officially Lost Its ‘Measles-Free’ Status

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 19, 2019

    Less than three years after it was eliminated, the disease is back. Read more