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08 Oct 2017
Vaccinating pregnant women against whooping cough reduces risk in babies: Study
When women got vaccinated in the second trimester, the vaccine was 64 percent effective.
05 Oct 2017
Mother flouts court orders to get son vaccinated, gets sentenced to 7 days in jail
Michigan parents are legally allowed to skip or delay their children's vaccinations due to personal beliefs.
24 Jul 2017
Human antibodies produced in lab to treat diseases
A team of researchers led by Facundo Batista of Francis Crick Institute in London and Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard have been able to produce specific human antibodies in the laboratory.
21 Jul 2017
HIV vaccine a step closer? Cows become scientists' aides in developing immunisation!
It is believed that cows evolved a supreme immune defence due to their complex and bacteria-packed digestive system.
02 Jul 2017
No more flu shots? These painless disposable patches may soon replace needles
The new technology can be self-administered and stored without refrigeration, making it significantly cheaper that traditional vaccines.
27 Apr 2017
Why your baby needs rotavirus vaccine
It has been estimated that rotavirus vaccination can prevent 41,000 to 48,000 deaths of children under 5 years of age in India.
25 Apr 2017
Immunisation: How it greatly reduces disease, disability and death worldwide
Immunization can protect against 25 different infectious agents or diseases, from infancy to old age.
20 Nov 2016
Experts call for full immunisation for every child
Terming immunisation as a very cost-effective child survival intervention, experts have sought concrete steps to ensure full immunisation in order to check infant mortality caused by vaccine-preventable diseases.
31 May 2016
Google Search reveals impact of chickenpox shots
A sharp drop in Google searches on chickenpox has revealed that immunisation efforts to get rid of the common childhood disease have worked well in several countries.
26 Nov 2015
Get your kid vaccinated at home at the click of a button
Aiming to ease the process of immunisation for busy parents, a new healthcare startup here on Thursday launched a hassle-free door-to-door vaccination service for children.
J P Nadda
23 Nov 2015
India's vaccination programme to reach 90% within 3 years: JP Nadda
Union Health Minister J P Nadda today said that the vaccination program under 'Mission Indradhanush' will reach a coverage of almost ninety per cent in next three years.
Pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths
20 Nov 2015
India tops list of pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths
Despite the progress India is making to accelerate immunisation, it remains the country with the highest burden of pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths among children under five.
15 Sep 2015
Rural children in India have better immunization rates: Report
Contrary to earlier studies, children in rural India have higher vaccination rates than those in cities and Hindu kids are more likely to get their shots than Muslims, researchers from a leading American university have said.
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