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Dec 06, 2010

Dec 06, 2010

New meningitis vaccine expected to have big impact in Africa

(CIDRAP News) – A cheap new vaccine for bacterial meningitis debuted today with the launching of an immunization drive in the West African country of Burkina Faso, in the first stage of an effort that could rid sub-Saharan Africa of the primary cause of meningitis, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced.

Oct 24, 2012

Oct 24, 2012

ACIP makes recommendations for Tdap, meningococcal vaccines

(CIDRAP News) – A federal panel today recommended that all pregnant women receive the tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine during each pregnancy and that infants at increased risk receive four doses of a newly approved meningococcal combination vaccine.

Feb 06, 2014

Feb 06, 2014

News Scan for Feb 06, 2014

Non-flu vaccine coverage in adults
FSMA resource shortage
H6 avian flu properties
Drop in measles deaths, cases
Polio effort in Syria

May 20, 2014

May 20, 2014

News Scan for May 20, 2014

'Feeder' rodent Salmonella outbreak
Vaccinations and spying
A Minnesota ban on triclosan
Bacteria in airplane cabins
H7N9 in China

Sep 30, 2014

Sep 30, 2014

News Scan for Sep 30, 2014

MERS in Austria
Hospital C diff rise
Vaccine adjuvant research
Countermeasures in emergencies

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