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CDC’s MMWR Publishes Updates On Global Routine Vaccination, Efforts To Eradicate Guinea Worm

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Global Routine Vaccination Coverage — 2017
Kristin VanderEnde of the CDC’s Global Immunization Division and colleagues provide an updated report on the Global Vaccine Action Plan 2011-2020 and present global, regional, and national vaccination coverage estimates and trends as of 2017 (11/16).

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Progress Toward Global Eradication of Dracunculiasis — January 2017-June 2018
Donald R. Hopkins of the Carter Center and colleagues provide an update on global efforts to eradicate dracunculiasis, or Guinea worm disease, including country reports from Chad, Ethiopia, Mali, and South Sudan (11/16).