The made-in-Canada Ebola vaccine was used for the first time to control an outbreak of the deadly hemorrhagic fever.
The first batch of 4,000 experimental Ebola vaccines arrives in Congo’s capital.
‘All is ready now to really use [the vaccine],’ WHO Director-General says in praising Congo’s response to the outbreak that’s killed 19 people.
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It is ‘going to be tough and it’s going to be costly to stamp out this outbreak,’ WHO official says.
The European Commission has urged EU member states to co-operate more closely in fighting diseases, such as measles and flu, saying vaccines against them were among the most powerful and cost-effective public health measures.
Measles is one of the world’s most infectious diseases. Adults who are travelling to Europe, where there has been a large measles outbreak, are advised to check their immunity is up to date.
A company in Poland has been charged for tricking homeless people into taking part in a test of a bird flu vaccine.
SHINGLES rash is a symptom of the same virus infection as chicken pox. These are the signs of herpes zoster to look out for, after it was revealed the UK vaccine could more than halve your risk of infection.
Sixty years after he helped mass produce the polio vaccine in England, Alex Kanarek of Rockwood, Ont. is celebrating news from the World Health Organization that the disease could soon be a thing of the past.