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MSF To Urge India To Overturn Pfizer Patent On Pneumonia Vaccine

Médecins Sans Frontières: India: Unmerited Pfizer patent on pneumonia vaccine limits access for children “Pfizer does not deserve the patent it was granted in August on its pneumonia vaccine, said Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MSF is set to argue [on Tuesday] in the High Court of Delhi, India that it…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: Top China diplomat talks refugee crisis with Myanmar leaders (11/19). Independent: Durban medical researcher named UNAIDS Special Ambassador (Pillay, 11/20). New York Times: Bird Flu Is Spreading in Asia, Experts (Quietly) Warn (McNeil, 11/17). STAT: A plan to develop a Zika vaccine runs into controversy, as questions swirl…

Global Efforts To Prevent Rubella, Related Congenital Syndrome Making Progress Worldwide

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Rubella and CRS Elimination: A Race Worth Winning Susan Reef, medical epidemiologist and Rubella Team lead, and Gavin Grant, medical epidemiologist, both with the CDC’s Global Immunization Division, discuss global efforts to prevent rubella and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS), including improved vaccination coverage and surveillance. The…

CDC’s MMWR Discusses Global Routine Vaccination Coverage In 2016

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Global Routine Vaccination Coverage, 2016 Leora R. Feldstein, epidemic intelligence officer at the CDC, and colleagues discuss the state of global vaccination coverage in 2016, highlighting the progress made since 1974, the challenges ahead, and recommendations on how to address these challenges (11/17).

Blog Post Highlights Topics Discussed At World Health Summit In Berlin

European Public Health Alliance: Hot topics in public health go global in Berlin at the World Health Summit Sascha Marschang, director of operations and membership at EPHA, highlights various topics discussed at the World Health Summit in Berlin, including health security, antimicrobial resistance, and vaccination (11/15).

Gavi Calls For Coverage Of 3rd Dose Of PCV To Be Included As Vaccine Indicator For SDGs

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance: Pneumonia vaccine saves 500,000 lives in world’s poorest countries “The rollout of pneumonia vaccine has prevented the deaths of over half a million children in developing countries over the past decade, Dr. Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, said [Sunday]. … This week in…

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