Last week, researchers published the “Global Burden of Disease Study 2010,” the most comprehensive effort since the GBD 1990 to produce complete and comparable estimates of the burden of diseases and other health challenges.
Sabin’s Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) Secretariat recently travelled to Atlanta, Georgia for a series of meetings at the annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). Typhoid fever is a severe bacterial infection spread through water or food contaminated wit
In a groudbreaking announcment made last week, the World Health Organization ruled that the MenAfriVac vaccine, which is already having a big impact in the "Meningitis Belt" of Africa, can be safely used even after four days without refrigeration.
A debate is emerging about the potential use of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes to combat dengue in the United States and in other countries around the world. Most recently, news out of Brazil indicated that the country plans to breed GM mosquitoes to stop the spread of dengue.