Recently there has been a great deal of good news for children suffering from vaccine-preventable diseases.

Today in Cannes, France, Coalition against Typhoid members presented at the 6th International Conference on Vaccines for Enteric Diseases (VED) 2011.

A midweek review of vaccine research and advocacy efforts in the news:

Sabin Executive Vice-President, Ciro de Quadros, M.D., M.P.H., recently co-authored two new papers that will appear this month in the Strüngmann Forum Report entitled, "Disease Eradication in the 21st Century: Implications for Global Health.” The 

Since the rotavirus vaccine was introduced in 2007, diarrhea-related deaths among Mexican children under the age of 5 have been cut nearly in half.

This story, by Leon Ochiai and Mohamed Imran Khan, of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI)’s VIVA Initiative, originally appeared in the M

In the most comprehensive report of its kind to date, the National

Since May, the Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) has featured monthly articles in the WHO’s 

Op-ed written by Dr. Peter Hotez published in the Houston Chronicle: School takes on ancient scourges

Austin, Houston and San Antonio, three of the most populated cities in Texas, have something in common with the world's great population centers - Cairo, Jerusalem, Petra, Baghdad, Shiraz, Delhi, Kathmandu, Chongqing, Wuhan and Shanghai. All are located on or close to the 30th parallel north. All, to some degree, are home to people in poverty.

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