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Apr 21, 2016

Apr 21, 2016

News Scan for Apr 21, 2016

More Illinois Elizabethkingia
H5N6 case in China
Ebola successes
Global immunization

Apr 18, 2016

Apr 18, 2016

News Scan for Apr 18, 2016

Hospital MERS detection
H7N9 cases in China
Healthcare visits and Ebola
Antimicrobial stewardship

Oct 18, 2013

Oct 18, 2013
Shanchol cholera vaccine

Cholera vaccine yields 5-year protection, finds acceptance

Study shows 65% efficacy against severe disease for 5 years, and another shows good acceptance.

Mar 22, 2012

Mar 22, 2012

Africa reports progress on polio, ramps up vaccine efforts

(CIDRAP News) – Polio cases in Africa were almost halved in 2011, but the disease shows worrisome trends in some countries, health officials reported today as the continent geared up to vaccinate 111 million children against the disease.

Dec 06, 2011

Dec 06, 2011

Mapping studies show scope of P vivax malaria burden

(CIDRAP News) – Though global rates of the most deadly form of malaria are declining in Africa, the parasite's less deadly but more difficult-to-treat cousin, Plasmodium vivax, has a firm foothold in many parts of South Asia and Latin America, according to new mapping studies.

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