The lack of a robust, sensitive, and easy-to-use diagnostic test is one of the most serious barriers to the control and prevention of typhoid fever.

How purchasing power can help prevent child deaths: lessons for Asia from the Americas

In an article published today on Reuters, Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros and Tony Nelson of the ROTA Council describe how actions taken by Latin American countries to protect children from rotavirus, the leading cause of diarhea hospitalizations and deaths, could be used in other regions of the world severely impacted by this killer disease of children.

The Sabin Vaccine Institute is excited to join countries around the world to celebrate World Immunization Week 2013.

In a recent TED Talk, “Let's talk crap. Seriously.”, UK-based journalist Rose George discussed the significance of sanitation and the lack of access to toilets as a root for larger public health problems around the world.
To highlight the extensive body of knowledge collected in developing the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP), the journal Vaccine today released a special supplement dedicated in full to the Decade of Vaccines.
A new study published in Nature online last week estimates that there are more than three times as many dengue infections as in the official World Health Organization (WHO) figure. The WHO estimates 50-100 million dengue infections a year, while “The global distribution and burden of dengue” report argues that there are 390 million dengue infections per year.

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