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Oct 07, 2016

Oct 07, 2016

News Scan for Oct 07, 2016

Salmonella from live poultry
High-dose colistin
Vaccines in young kids
Ebola vaccine contract
Polio in Nigeria

Apr 29, 2015

Apr 29, 2015
Rubella vaccination

Americas declared first region to eliminate rubella

Officials announce that the Americas are the world's first region to officially eliminate rubella and congenital rubella syndrome.

Feb 02, 2015

Feb 02, 2015

News Scan for Feb 02, 2015

US, Canadian measles
MERS in Saudi Arabia, Qatar
More chikungunya cases
H7N9 in China
Caribbean cholera trends
MMR vaccine in adults

Jun 09, 2014

Jun 09, 2014

News Scan for Jun 09, 2014

More Saudi MERS cases
World Cup vaccine advice

Jun 19, 2013

Jun 19, 2013

News Scan for Jun 19, 2013

Foodborne illness in poor kids
HPV vaccine data
Missed fungal infections
New cyclovirus
CDC rubella alerts
Dengue in Laos
Measles in Syria

Jun 14, 2013

Jun 14, 2013

News Scan for Jun 14, 2013

Rubella surge in Japan
More infection from tainted steroids
Viral pneumonia outbreak in health workers
DRC yellow fever outbreak

Apr 24, 2012

Apr 24, 2012

Global groups renew measles push as drop in deaths slows

(CIDRAP News) – Global health officials are making headway with driving down the number of measles deaths, but there are signs that progress is stalling, a pattern that has kept nations from meeting a global mortality benchmark, researchers reported today.

Jun 15, 2011

Jun 15, 2011

Measles eradication hits funding, vaccination snags

(CIDRAP News) – A dramatic 78% drop in measles deaths since the start of the decade has global health officials eyeing eradicating the disease, but two major setbacks— resurgence of the disease in Africa and shrinking disease-fighting funds —threaten the efforts, experts said today.

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