India offers a rare ray of hope for an indigenously-made vaccine against chikungunya, but delay in finding volunteers is impeding its development.

Two separate outbreaks of polio in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have set back global efforts to eradicate the debilitating disease.

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hit by one of its deadliest meningitis outbreaks in years, with more than 1,000 deaths, Nigeria could struggle to contain future epidemics due to a shortage of

Democratic Republic of Congo has suffered two separate outbreaks of polio, a debilitating and potentially deadly disease that the world is trying to eradicate, the World Health Organization said on

Nigeria secures $575 million World Bank loan to rebuild north-east, combat polioNigeria secures $575 million World Bank loan to rebuild north-east, combat polio

Malawi Government is targeting over 10 million children in 2017 Measles-rubella vaccine campaign which is set for 12 to 16 June this year.

“India is responsible for 20 per cent of all pneumonia deaths, which is nearly 3.5 lakh.

CHENNAI: Schoolchildren in Tamil Nadu will from this academic year be required to be vaccinated unless a medical reason prevents them.

This is because both the vaccines undergoing trials will take several years to reach the counters.

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