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Africa declared free of wild polio

August 26, 2020
Research and Development polio, vaccines

The Africa Regional Certification Commission has declared Africa to be free from wild polio. Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan were the …


Chinese coronavirus set to be put on international health emergency list

January 22, 2020
Research and Development Ebola, Public Health Emergency, WHO, World Health Organisation, Wuhan, polio, swine flu

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is expected to trigger a Public Health Emergency over the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, meaning it …


Anti-vaxx movement complicit in 140,000 global measles deaths in 2018, mostly in children

December 6, 2019
Medical Communications anti vaxx, anti-vaxx, anti-vaxxers, measles mumps polio, measls, mumps, polio, vaccinations, vaccines

Over 140,000 people died from measles last year, with most of them being children under five, according to World Health …


Takeda secures $38 million grant to develop affordable polio vaccine

May 10, 2016
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates Foundation, Takeda, Vaccine, access, developing countries, grant, polio

Takeda Pharmaceuticals has received a $38 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a low-cost polio …

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