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Jun 13, 2017

Jun 13, 2017
Oral polio vaccine

WHO reports 2 polio clusters in the DRC, new details in Syria

The WHO says the 2 vaccine-derived clusters in the DRC involve 2 separate strains.

May 09, 2016

May 09, 2016

News Scan for May 09, 2016

Funds for IPV polio vaccine
Bioterror test in New York

Jan 21, 2015

Jan 21, 2015

News Scan for Jan 21, 2015

More Disney-linked measles
Polio efforts in Nigeria, Syria

Jun 26, 2013

Jun 26, 2013

News Scan for Jun 26, 2013

Flu vaccine efficacy
WHO and MERS cases
Dengue in Asia-Pacific
Polio fund-raising

May 17, 2011

May 17, 2011

WHA hears push for bold vaccine leadership, innovations

(CIDRAP News) – During the second day of the World Health Assembly (WHA), Microsoft chairman Bill Gates urged delegates to commit their leadership and resources to vaccines, and members heard updates on radiation issues in Japan and plans for World Health Organization (WHO) reforms.

The 64th session of the WHO opened in Geneva yesterday and meets through May 24. The WHA, the WHO's decision-making group, is made up of delegates from 193 countries.

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