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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…

Universal Flu Vaccine Could Prevent Widespread Epidemic, Researchers Say

Global Health NOW: U.S., World Still Not Ready for Another Flu Pandemic “Despite countless breakthroughs in medicine since the 1918 flu pandemic, one key advance continues to elude researchers. Without a universal vaccine to combat ever-changing flu strains, another pandemic threatens to overwhelm U.S. health care system, warns Tom Inglesby,…

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