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Vaccination

Uganda receives over 3 million doses of polio...

“We want to encourage parents and guardians to take their children for routine immunization at any nearby health centre. The vaccines are available, and...

China approves trials for two more coronavirus...

The vaccines use inactivated coronavirus pathogens, and the approvals pave the way for early-stage human trials, Wu Yuanbin, an official from China's Ministry...

Use social media to promote good public health...

A total of 19,476,110 children received the MR vaccine and 7,955,597 received the Polio Vaccine. Following the campaign, measles isolation wards went dry;...

Facebook launches offensive to combat misinformation...

"We will reduce the ranking of groups and pages that spread misinformation about vaccinations in news feed and search," Bickert said in a statement.

South Sudan vaccinates health teams in Ebola...

The ministry of health's vaccination campaign, with cooperation from the WHO, will target healthcare and frontline workers in the high-risk states of Juba,...

Uganda vaccinates health workers against...

Last month, Uganda announced the plan to roll out the vaccinations for frontline health workers over fears the virus could spread.

Biggest ever cholera vaccine drive underway...

More than two million people will receive the oral cholera vaccine as part of five major campaigns in Malawi, Nigeria, South Sudan, Uganda and Zambia....

How hepatitis B vaccine was stolen and sold...

"We have a falsified vaccine and we know how it was falsified and we have confirmed its potency is low and that the vaccine was damaged."

'1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations...

A full 12.9 million infants received no vaccinations last year

WHO urges polio vaccine dose cut amid global...

"We do have a problem with the vaccine in the sense of not having enough of it."

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