At least three batches of polio vaccines containing 1.5 lakh vials have been found contaminated with type 2 polio virus, putting at risk India’s “polio free” status as children born after April 201
‘Tiny bodies wrapped in sheets are taken from wards daily, beds occupied immediately’
About 8,02,000 infant deaths were reported in India in 2017, the lowest in five years, according to the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNIGME).
A rotavirus vaccine introduced in rural Malawi has reduced deaths from infant diarrhoea by more than a third, proving for the first time that a major intervention in a low-income country can be hig
Nigeria has approved a $150 million loan from the World Bank to help eradicate polio and scale up immunization, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said on Wednesday.
Says a recent report released by WHO and UNICEF
PUNE: Free vaccination of over 1 lakh high-risk individuals against swine flu has helped contain the disease spread in the state this year so far.
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