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What’s really stopping a cholera vaccination campaign in Yemen?

What’s really stopping a cholera vaccination campaign in Yemen?

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 17, 2017 0

Politicians, aid officials, and health experts are once again mulling a cholera vaccination campaign in Yemen, but negotiations appear to be stuck on whether there’ll be enough doses available to render it effective.

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Cholera vaccine plan for Yemen scrapped

Cholera vaccine plan for Yemen scrapped

July 12, 2017 0

A plan to deliver a million doses of the oral cholera vaccine in Yemen to help combat the worst outbreak of cholera in the world has been scrapped. There have been more than

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EXCLUSIVE: Largest ever stock of cholera vaccine headed for Yemen

EXCLUSIVE: Largest ever stock of cholera vaccine headed for Yemen

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 20, 2017 0

One million doses of an emergency oral cholera vaccine from a global stockpile have been approved for urgent use in Yemen, IRIN has learnt.

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EXCLUSIVE: Largest ever stock of cholera vaccine headed for Yemen

EXCLUSIVE: Largest ever stock of cholera vaccine headed for Yemen

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 20, 2017 0

One million doses of an emergency oral cholera vaccine from a global stockpile have been approved for urgent use in Yemen, IRIN has learnt. It is the largest quantity ever deployed at once

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Tracking vaccine scares

Tracking vaccine scares

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 14, 2013 0

LONDON 14 May 2013 (IRIN) - Vaccine scares have emerged as a major challenge to global efforts to eliminate preventable diseases, with rumours and conspiracy theories proliferating faster than health authorities can respond

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Analysis: Roots of polio vaccine suspicion

Analysis: Roots of polio vaccine suspicion

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 4, 2013 0

KANO 04 April 2013 (IRIN) - For years, polio vaccination has faced strong resistance among conservative Islamic communities in northern Nigerian communities, largely due to a deep distrust of the West, persistent rumours

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Battling militants’ ban on polio vaccines in Pakistan’s North Waziristan

Battling militants’ ban on polio vaccines in Pakistan’s North Waziristan

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 28, 2013 0

BANNU 28 March 2013 (IRIN) - Parents and officials are going to great lengths to immunize children after militants imposed a ban on polio vaccinations in Pakistan’s restive North Waziristan Agency.

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Rethinking TB vaccines

Rethinking TB vaccines

March 28, 2013 0

CAPE TOWN 28 March 2013 (IRIN) - As researchers consider who might benefit most from the next wave of tuberculosis (TB) vaccines, some argue that we're not doing enough with the vaccine we

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Vaccine suspicion aggravates measles outbreak in Nigeria

Vaccine suspicion aggravates measles outbreak in Nigeria

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 13, 2013 0

KANO 13 March 2013 (IRIN) - An ongoing measles outbreak, which killed 36 children and infected over 4,000 in northern Nigeria between 16 February and 9 March, has been linked to a drop-off

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