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Vaccine Awareness Week Update 2021

This week, we celebrate our 12th anniversary of Vaccine Awareness Week. In this video, Barbara Loe Fisher, co-founder and president of the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) — which will celebrate its 40th anniversary as an organization in April 2022 — summarizes some of the high and low points we’ve experienced over the past year.… Read More »

What’s the rationale behind a COVID vaccine booster — and will everyone really need one at some point?

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Could “fully vaccinated” soon mean triple vaccinated? Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Oct 04, 2021  •  5 days ago  •  4 minute read  •  339 Comments An Israeli woman receives her third dose of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Jerusalem, October 3, 2021. Photo by REUTERS/Ronen… Read More »

UN: African children should get world’s 1st malaria vaccine

Loading the player… The world’s first malaria vaccine should be given to children across Africa, the World Health Organization recommended Wednesday, a move that officials hope will spur stalled efforts to curb the spread of the parasitic disease. WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called it “a historic moment” after a meeting in which two of… Read More »