News & Perspective

Nov 30, 2018

Nov 30, 2018
Oral polio vaccine

Polio experts address fears over disease resurgence

A WHO panel raises concerns about an increase in wild poliovirus cases, among other setbacks.

Nov 26, 2018

Nov 26, 2018
Yellow fever vaccine production

Study affirms fractional dosing with yellow fever vaccine

Ten years after primary vaccination, 73 of 75 participants had seroprotective antibody levels.

Nov 19, 2018

Nov 19, 2018
malaria bednet

WHO reports malaria setbacks; groups launch response plan

Alongside the finding that progress has stalled in hard-hit countries, the WHO and partners launch a new response strategy.

Sep 26, 2018

Sep 26, 2018
Royal Victoria Infirmary

UK confirms monkeypox in healthcare worker

Two other health workers may have had similar exposure after treating the UK's second monkeypox patient.

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.

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