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Virologic Monitoring of Poliovirus Type 2 after Oral Poliovirus Vaccine Type 2 Withdrawal in April 2016 — Worldwide, 2016–2017

Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - Category: American Health Source Type: news

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Abstract BACKGROUND: The controlled temperature chain (CTC) strategy allows vaccines to be kept outside the cold chain for a short period of time. In remote rural areas, the CTC strategy for the hepatitis B virus (HBV) birth dose vaccination could improve its geographical coverage and timeliness of delivery, but with additional outreach costs. We assessed the cost-effectiveness of the CTC strategy for the HBV birth dose across six world regions and 72 countries according to their HBV prevalence, delivery costs, and birth dose coverage and timing. METHODS: By use of a mathematical model of perinatal HBV transm...
Source: Rural Remote Health - Category: Rural Health Authors: Tags: Lancet Glob Health Source Type: research
The country has come tantalizingly close to eradicating the virus in recent years, only to be foiled by instability, mistrust and attacks on vaccinators.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Poliomyelitis Vaccination and Immunization Baluchistan (Pakistan) Viruses Source Type: news
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said.
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Vincent, Kathy, and Alan review the ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the finding that mutations identified in the 2015 West African epidemic do not alter pathogenesis in animals. <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: […]
Source: virology blog - Category: Virology Authors: Tags: This Week in Virology Democratic Republic of the Congo ebolavirus Makona Mayingo pathogenesis transmission vaccine viral virology Ebola virus virulence viruses Source Type: blogs
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said on Sunday.
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Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, Congo's health minister announced
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ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said on Sunday.
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(Natural News) Vaccines are one of the most hotly debated topics today, and their defenders often ask those who voice concerns about vaccines to furnish evidence that they’re bad. While there is no shortage of studies showing the harm they cause, a recent incident reminds us that there is likely a lot more information out...
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(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include the Ebola vaccine, stroke risk and resolved a-fib, an antibody for migraine prevention, and cannabis and tobacco smoking by parents
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - Category: Primary Care Source Type: news
This report summarizes the unique scientific collaboration between Cuba's Ministry of Public Health and WHO, with participation by US scientists, in the global effort to eradicate polio. KEYWORDS Poliomyelitis, disease eradication, disease elimination, oral poliovirus vaccine, Sabin vaccine, inactivated poliovirus vaccine, Salk vaccine, Cuba, WHO. PMID: 29773776 [PubMed - in process]
Source: MEDICC Review - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: MEDICC Rev Source Type: research
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