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New York: New vaccines are urgently needed against a common bacterium which is a major cause of preterm births, disability and babies’ deaths globally, according to a UN-backed report published on Wednesday. more
Senior Venezuelans finally get vaccinated against COVID-19

Caracas/Sputnik: After months of waiting for their turn, Venezuelans aged over 60 tell Sputnik that receiving vaccine shots feels liberating.

Prioritize vaccine contracts with UN-led COVAX initiative, urges health chief Tedros

New York: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has called on manufacturers to prioritize contracts with the UN-led equitable vaccines initiative, COVAX, declaring that it&rsquo ...

Third of world population to receive COVID-19 shots by 2028 at current vaccination rate

Moscow/Sputnik: With some countries making better progress in immunizing their citizens against COVID-19 than others, the Bloomberg news agency has estimated that it would take around sev ...

Misinformation and growing distrust on vaccines, ‘dangerous as a disease’ says UNICEF chief

New York, June 29 (JEN): Vaccines save millions of lives, and yet misinformation, limited availability and inadequate access to services have left large numbers of children in jeopardy, p ...

Vaccines are protecting more children than ever, but millions still miss out on routine immunizations – UN

New York: At the start of World Immunization Week , the United Nations on Tuesday said that while vaccines are protecting more children than ever, more countries need to make immunization ...