Tag archive for ‘diphtheria’
By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 15th, 2019

NY Times bemoans the Venezuela crisis because Democrats may lose votes

A new article by NY Times writer Patricia Mazzei examines the Venezuela crisis, the efforts of the U.S. to support a more democratic regime, but not in the way you’d expect: Democrats may lose votes. “President More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

UNICEF obtains pentavalent vaccine at lowest-ever price

Breakthrough prices have been achieved with six vaccine suppliers who offered to price pentavalent vaccine at an 84 cents a dose average – half the price that the UN children’s agency currently pays. In the More...

By Robert On Monday, June 16th, 2014

Microbial causes of sore throat

Pharyngitis is a sore throat caused by an infection or inflammation of the back of the throat or the pharynx. Most people associate pharyngitis with strep throat, however there a numerous microbial causes of pharyngitis. Typically More...

By Robert On Friday, April 18th, 2014

World Immunization Week 2014 begins Thursday

The World Immunization Week campaign kicks off next Thursday, April 24 and continues through April 30 with the World Health Organization noting this year’s theme is “Are you up-to-date?”. Image/WHO According More...

By Robert On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Vaccinations, the vaccine-autism link and Kristin Cavallari

Tara Smith, PhD, Associate Professor with the Department of Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, and Epidemiology at Kent State University College of Public Health and owner of the blog, Aetiology talks More...

By Robert On Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

India: Diphtheria vaccination drive to commence in October in Andhra Pradesh

The government will begin a statewide diphtheria vaccination campaign in October after reports of four deaths among children and dozens of illnesses in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, according to a Times of More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 8th, 2012

Diphtheria takes the lives of six children in Pakistan’s Punjab province

Child suffering from diphtheria Image/CDC At least six children between the ages of thee and 12 have succumbed to the vaccine-preventable disease in Pakistan’s Pujab province in recent days, according to a More...

By Robert On Monday, September 10th, 2012

Dozens of children treated for diphtheria at Delhi hospital

In a follow-up to a report Thursday, the number of children being treated for the bacterial disease, diphtheria, continues to rise, particularly at Delhi’s Maharishi Valmiki Infectious Disease hospital. Image/CIA According More...

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