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Sep 20, 2018

Sep 20, 2018
Healthcare worker with gloves and mask

UK monkeypox case exposed health workers, officials say

Some health workers were not wearing adequate personal protective equipment, the report says.

Sep 10, 2018

Sep 10, 2018
Monkeypox

UK reports its first case of monkeypox

The patient is a Nigeria resident who likely contracted the infection there before traveling to the United Kingdom.

Aug 30, 2018

Aug 30, 2018
Polio vax Nepal

Study reveals early impact of 3-strain oral polio vaccine withdrawal

The study provides evidence that population immunity is critical for the successful phase-out of oral polio vaccines.

Aug 16, 2018

Aug 16, 2018
vaccine research

CEPI announces new collaboration and funding for Lassa vaccine

The announcement comes as Nigeria is experiencing its largest outbreak, with 481 confirmed cases reported as of last week, 133 of them fatal.

Apr 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018
Malaria mom and child

Malaria meetings garner support, shed new light on spread

Researchers described tactics and tools for use in conflict and humanitarian zones and showed threats from cominated blood bank supplies.

Mar 06, 2018

Mar 06, 2018
Lassa fever virus

Nigerian Lassa fever outbreak tops 1,000 suspected cases

Young adult men are hardest hit by the typically rodent-borne disease.

Feb 08, 2018

Feb 08, 2018
Brazil from space

Yellow fever in Brazil shows another sharp rise

Cases are now at 353, an increase of 140 cases from the previous week.

Oct 30, 2017

Oct 30, 2017

Monkeypox confirmed in 6 more Nigerian patients

The outbreak has now become Nigeria's largest ever, with 9 confirmed cases.

Oct 16, 2017

Oct 16, 2017
Smallpox vaccine

Three cases of monkeypox confirmed in Nigeria

The positive results shed light on what could be one of the largest monkeypox outbreaks in Africa.

Oct 16, 2017
Yellow fever vaccination

Nigeria launches yellow fever vaccination campaign

The campaign is targeting 874,000 people in two states, Kwara and Kogi.

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