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The WHO website provides a list of certain diseases for which vaccines are available, and a list of some pathogens for which vaccines and/or monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) are in development. For each disease or pathogen, a link is provided to a...

A substantial increase in the number of mumps outbreaks and outbreak-associated cases has occurred in the United States since late 2015 (1,2). To address this public health problem, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) reviewed...

BACKGROUND: The effect of a third dose of the measles–mumps–rubella (MMR) vaccine in stemming a mumps outbreak is unknown. During an outbreak among vaccinated students at the University of Iowa, health officials implemented a widespread MMR...

In Japan, mumps immunization is not mandatory, and the prevalence of mumps immunization among eligible children is only about 30%, raising concerns about increased risk of meningitis, encephalitis and deafness caused by mumps. In 2011, to understand...

Today, smaller outbreaks of mumps continue to occur, especially among those living in group settings associated with educational institutions, even when these populations have very high rates of 2-dose MMR vaccine receipt. The annual number of cases...

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Region of the Americas is declared free of measles

September 29th 2016

Washington, D.C., 27 September 2016 (PAHO/WHO) – The Region of the A

  • Disease: Measles Rubella Mumps Polio Smallpox
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    Immunization data from WHO

    March 21st 2014

    Here are some of the latest immunization data available on the WHO website: Global Immunization Data Summary: Global immunization coverage in 2012

  • Country: Nigeria Niger Maldives India Belarus
  • Disease: HIB Mumps Rubella Tetanus Yellow fever Pertussis Measles Influenza Haemophilus influenzae Hepatitis B Diphtheria
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    Tanzania leading the way with barcodes on vaccine packaging

    May 08th 2013

    by Daniel Thornton, GAVI; Henry Mwanyika, PATH; Drew Meek, WHO; Ulrike Kreysa, GS1 A project in Tanzania is exploring how best to implement barcodes on vaccine packaging. By adding barcodes to the

  • Country: Belgium
  • Disease: Rubella Mumps Measles
  • Optimize Barcode
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    Insight and Control of Infectious Disease in Global Scenario

    March 29th 2012

    [i]Details about this publication have been extracted from [url=http://www.intechopen.com/books/insight-and-control-of-infectious-disease-in-global-scenario]InTech[/url]. InTech is one of the earliest

  • Disease: Tuberculosis Mumps Hepatitis B Diphtheria
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    The role of developing country manufacturers in providing innovative vaccines

    April 26th 2010

    A recently published paper (JB Milstien and M Kaddar. 'The role of emerging manufacturers in access to innovative vaccines of public health importance', [i]Vaccine[/i] 28: 2115-2121, 2010) analyzes th

  • Disease: Yellow fever Rubella Rotavirus Rabies Mumps Measles Influenza Haemophilus influenzae Hepatitis B
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    Post 00700e : Glass Syringes Disposal

    July 24th 2004

    POST 00700E : GLASS SYRINGES DISPOSAL Follow-up on Post 00696E 24 July 2004 _______________________________ Two contributions were received on this topic of glass syringes disposal followi

  • Country: Congo Canada
  • Disease: Mumps
  • Waste management
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    POST 00619E : COMBATING RUMOURS

    December 13th 2003

    POST 00619E : COMBATING RUMOURS 13 December 2003 _______________________________________ UNICEF Regional Office for East and Southern Africa (ESARO) has produced a report two years ago with the h

  • Country: Uganda Kenya Canada
  • Disease: Tetanus Rubella Pertussis Mumps Measles Polio
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    Post00426e: Needle-free Injector For Mass Immunization Campaign

    February 16th 2002

    POST 00426E : Needle-free injector for mass immunization campaigns 16 February 2002 ------------------------------------------------------------------ Follow-up discussion on TechNet21 Postings

  • Country: Japan Ghana Egypt Canada Brazil
  • Disease: Rotavirus Mumps Polio
  • Delivery device
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    Post00375 VAX INTRO + QUALITY DRAFT + SOLAR + NEWS

    September 18th 2001

    Post00375 VAX INTRO + QUALITY DRAFT + SOLAR + NEWS 18 September 2001 CONTENTS 1. RE: A "THINK PIECE" ON INTRODUCTION OF COMBO VACCINES 2. ENSURING QUALITY OF VACCINES AT COUNTRY LEVEL: DRAF

  • Country: United States South Africa Poland Morocco Jamaica India Ghana Cuba China Brazil Bangladesh Angola
  • Disease: Tetanus Pertussis Mumps Measles Hepatitis B Polio Smallpox
  • Campaign
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