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2015 WHO/UNICEF Estimates of National Immunization Coverage (WUENIC) and supporting visualizations

The latest WHO and UNICEF estimates of immunization coverage show that 86% of the world’s children received the required 3 doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis containing vaccines (DTP3) in 2015, a coverage level that has been sustained above 85% since 2010.As a result, the number of children who did not receive routine vaccinations has dropped to an estimated 19.4 million, down from 33.8 million in 2000.However, this progress falls short of global immunization targets (90% or more DTP3 vaccina...

POST 00415E : FREEZING AND VACCINE EFFICACY

POST 00415E : FREEZING AND VACCINE EFFICACY Follow-up to Posts 00402E, 00406E and 00407E 21 January 2002 _______________________________________________________________________ Anthony Battersby is concerned about sero-conversion studies to see if frozen vaccines work and wonders how one would set about doing it. It seems to him that it would be unethical to knowingly use frozen vaccines. And if it were found that sero-conversion was inadequate, how would we know that it was due to the vaccin...
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