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Mar 17, 2021

Mar 17, 2021
Brazil immunization

Global COVID-19 cases rise for third week in a row

Brazil's activity intensified after Carnival, and, unlike its first surge, spikes aren't contained to a few main hot spots.

Jan 05, 2021

Jan 05, 2021
Vaccine syringe

WHO experts weigh in on COVID-19 vaccine dose interval

The agency says it was disappointed with China over visa problems for the international joint mission and that the B117 variant has been found in 40 nations.

Feb 20, 2019

Feb 20, 2019
African woman with baby

Ebola vaccine to be given to pregnant, lactating women

Also, 3 new cases raise the outbreak total to 848, including 529 deaths.

May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015
WHA meeting room

WHA wraps up with resolutions on emergency response reforms, antimicrobial resistance

The 3,000+ delegates from  194 WHO member states clear the way for changes prompted by gaps in the Ebola crisis response.

May 17, 2013

May 17, 2013

WHO experts nix yellow fever vaccine booster

(CIDRAP News) – Yellow fever vaccination boosters, typically given 10 years after initial immunization, are no longer necessary, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.

Jan 03, 2013

Jan 03, 2013

WHO says polio drive must push on despite Pakistan setbacks

(CIDRAP News) – In the wake of recent killings of polio vaccinators in Pakistan, some questions are being raised about the all-out push to eradicate polio, but the World Health Organization (WHO) says the world can't afford to back off on the eradication drive now.

Jan 09, 2012

Jan 09, 2012

Polio: Good news from India, but global concern

Jan 12, 2012 (CIDRAP News) – For the first time in its history, India has gone for nearly a year with no new polio cases, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) announced today.

The country—one of four where polio is still considered endemic—will achieve the 1-year milestone on Jan 13, if no new wild polio virus (WPV) cases are reported before then and all pending samples test negative in the next few weeks, the GPEI said.

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