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Vaccine Against Dengue Virus is 100 Percent Effective: Study

Vaccine Against Dengue Virus is 100 Percent Effective: Study

  Miami, United States – An experimental vaccine against dengue, the world’s most common mosquito-borne virus, was 100 percent effective in early trials and could speed up the pace of a ...

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Children to Receive Gov’t-procured Dengue Vaccine

Children to Receive Gov’t-procured Dengue Vaccine

  Susceptible poor children in regions with high incidence of dengue will be the first beneficiaries of the government-procured dengue vaccine. To recall, the Philippines is a proud participant of ...

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Drug Firm Announces Advance in Quest for HIV Cure

Drug Firm Announces Advance in Quest for HIV Cure

  Oslo, Norway – A Norwegian drug firm on Tuesday announced an advance in its quest for an HIV cure with a drug combination which seeks to force the virus out ...

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Philippines The First Asian Country to Clear Dengue Vaccine

Philippines The First Asian Country to Clear Dengue Vaccine

  Paris, France – The Philippines became the first Asian country on Tuesday to approve the sale of the world’s first-ever dengue vaccine. Dengvaxia, manufactured by French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi, secured ...

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Dengue Fever Spreads Around The World

Dengue Fever Spreads Around The World

  Paris, France – Dengue fever, the world’s fastest growing mosquito-borne disease, has spread its wings from being a tropical disease, endemic in just nine countries, to a worldwide threat. Globalisation, ...

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World’s First Dengue Fever Vaccine Cleared By Mexico

World’s First Dengue Fever Vaccine Cleared By Mexico

  Mexico City, Mexico – The world’s first dengue vaccine won regulatory approval in Mexico, raising hopes that it could prevent more than 100 deaths there a year and eventually perhaps ...

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WHO Urges Routine Meningitis Vaccine to Avoid Resurgence in Africa

WHO Urges Routine Meningitis Vaccine to Avoid Resurgence in Africa

  Geneva, Switzerland – Meningitis A has almost been eradicated in Africa but could stage a “catastrophic” comeback if countries fail to include a groundbreaking vaccine in routine immunisation, the World ...

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