While Africa has seen tremendous progress towards access to immunization, one in five African children still lack access to all the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended life-saving vaccines, a threat not only to the health of families, but also to the strength of economies and equity in African societies.

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common cause of bronchiolitis in infants. Maternal immunization is an option to increase maternal antibody levels and protect infants from infection. Here we assess the efficacy of virus-like particle (VLP) vaccine candidates containing stabilized pre-fusion (pre-F) or post-fusion (post-F) conformations of the RSV F protein and the attachment RSV G protein in a maternal immunization model using cotton rats. VLP vaccines containing RSV F and G proteins strongly boost pre-existing RSV immunity in dams preventing their perinatal drop in immunity.

Maputo — The Mozambican Health Ministry vaccinated almost seven million children against measles and rubeola (also known as German measles) in April, according to a report in Monday's issue of the

With the misinformation campaign affecting the ambitious Measles-Rubella vaccination programme, the Punjab Government on Thursday took the help of the experts from the World Health Organization (WH

These immunisation programmes have various degrees of community engagement.

Nairobi — Full Immunization Coverage (FIC) declined from 69 per cent in 2016 to 63 per cent last year, the lowest in five years according to the latest economic survey released by the Kenya Nationa

Pune: Experts associated with the Indian Academy of Paediatrics’ (IAP) city chapter have extended full support to the government’s immunisation efforts to save lives of children below five from vac

Vaccination has successfully reduced the burden of infectious diseases worldwide, but stagnating immunization coverage and lack of effective vaccines for many endemic and newly emerging pathogens pose a threat to sustainable global health. In light of World Immunization Week 2018, which highlights the importance of high vaccination coverage, Nature Communications is taking stock of current advances and barriers in vaccine development and distribution. (Editorial)

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Vaccine causes complications, 3 deaths reported.

Around 88 per cent of the Delhi-NCR population suffers from a deficiancy of vitamin D, according to a recent study.

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