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Minor boy dies due to unavailability of rabies vaccine

09 September, 2019 9:38 am 9:38 am

LARKANA (92 News) – A minor boy who was bitten by a stray dog died of rabies in Larkana due to unavailability of rabies vaccine in hospital on Tuesday. According to the details garnered, 10-year-old Mir Hasan died in the lap of his helpless mother sitting in front of the Larkana commissioner’s office. His mother … Read More


Another polio case reported in Lahore

05 May, 2019 4:53 pm 4:53 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Another polio case has been confirmed in Lahore as polio virus diagnosed in a 10-year-old child for the first time in history of Punjab. The spokesperson confirmed that a 10-year-old child in Lahore’s Allama Iqbal Town has been diagnosed with polio. He also said that this is the second case reported … Read More

Vaccine confidence low in Europe, raising disease outbreak risk

10 October, 2018 10:25 am 10:25 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Low levels of public confidence in vaccines in the European Union are pushing immunization rates down and the number of disease outbreaks up, according to an expert report on Tuesday. Recent outbreaks of measles – the highest number in the EU for seven years – are a sign of the immediate impact … Read More

Vaccine tied to drop in HPV cases still not reaching half of US kids

08 August, 2018 10:51 am 10:51 am

(Reuters Health) – Although a vaccine for the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) has led to a dramatic decrease in infections, a new study suggests that half of US teens are still not fully vaccinated against this virus. Last year, nearly 66 percent of youth ages 13 to 17 received the first dose to start this … Read More

Congo Ebola vaccine teams set up fridges, 43 cases suspected

08 August, 2018 8:14 am 8:14 am

GOMA, Congo (Reuters) – Health workers in Congo were setting up refrigerators to keep cool an Ebola vaccine needed to tackle an outbreak suspected to have infected 43 people, the health ministry said. Giving the latest figures on the epidemic, which was declared just days after an outbreak in northwestern Congo 2,500 miles away was … Read More

Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

08 August, 2018 8:51 am 8:51 am

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin on Wednesday, a senior official at the health ministry said . The experimental vaccine, which is manufactured by Merck, proved successful during its first wide-scale usage against an outbreak in … Read More