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Proactive, Integrated Approach Including Vaccination Critical To Control Dengue

Huffington Post: 4 Billion People At Risk Of Being Infected With The Fastest Growing Mosquito-Borne Disease Melvin Sanicas, vaccinologist and public health physician “…No specific antiviral therapy exists [for dengue], but after decades of research, we now have a vaccine. A vaccine could have a major public health impact if…

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders Urges President Trump To Disallow Army To Exclusively License Experimental Zika Vaccine To Sanofi Without Guarantee Of Fair Pricing

The Hill: Sanders: Trump must stop French company’s exclusive Zika vaccine deal “Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is pressuring President Trump to stop the Army from giving a French company the exclusive license to a vaccine against the Zika virus. In a New York Times op-ed published Saturday, Sanders criticized French…

Trump’s Budget Proposal, GOP Health Care Bill Would Cut CDC’s Prevention Fund That Helps States Implement Immunization Programs, Monitor Disease Outbreaks

NBC News: GOP Health Care Bill Would Cut CDC Fund to Fight Killer Diseases “…[T]he new health care replacement bill released Monday night by Republican leaders in Congress would slash a billion-dollar prevention fund designed to help protect against [infectious disease] and other threats. The Prevention and Public Health Fund…

Vaccine Manufacturers Group Improving Immunization Access In Islamic Nations, Could Serve As Model For Collaborative Development Approaches

Los Angeles Times: One way the Islamic world is tackling its problem with childhood vaccines Muhammad Naeem Khan, assistant secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation “…Most vaccines are imported from developed nations, making them unaffordable for those who need them most in developing nations. And vaccine shortages ……

American-Led Anti-Vaccine Movement Could Reduce Vaccine Coverage Globally, Reverse Disease Elimination, Eradication Efforts

Scientific American: Will an American-Led Anti-Vaccine Movement Subvert Global Health? Peter J. Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and endowed chair in tropical pediatrics at Texas Children’s Hospital “…I’m worried that America’s anti-vaccine movement has sufficient strength and momentum to affect vaccine…

Strong Immunization Programs Require Long-Term, Sustained Investments

Huffington Post: How countries can maintain health gains from immunization Gina Lagomarsino, president and chief executive officer of Results for Development (R4D) “…Many different types of interventions can save lives — but the fact is immunization programs are one of the best investments a government can make. … Strong immunization…

Despite Challenges, CDC, Other Global Health Agencies Administer Childhood Immunizations In Effort To Eradicate Polio In Nigeria

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: CDC Maintains Vigilance to Eradicate Polio in Northern Nigeria Chimeremma Denis Nnadi, an epidemiologist in the Polio Eradication Branch of the CDC’s Global Immunization Division, discusses his work with the Global Immunization team in Nigeria, which “is closer than ever to eradicating polio.” Nnadi notes the…

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