Botched Measles Vaccinations Kill 15 Children in South Sudan

Some children did survive the botched [measles] vaccinations last month and will recover. But 15, all under the age of five, died from fever, vomiting and diarrhea. This tragic event is as big as what we have seen. The inoculations took place in a remote village nearly 300 kilometers east of the capital Juba. The […]

WHO Wants to Market Vaccines Like Burgers and Soda

WHO Wants to Market Vaccines Like Burgers and Soda

On August 18, 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a press release from Geneva, Switzerland titled “Vaccine hesitancy: A growing challenge for immunization programmes.” The focus of the release was to highlight views expressed by public health officials in special edition of the journal Vaccine, which was “guest-edited” and published by the WHO.