• The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Erased Decades of Progress on Childhood Vaccination

    15 days ago - By Time

    While the world waits for a COVID-19 vaccine , children across the globe are going without shots already known to be life-saving.
    With the world in disarray due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of children vaccinated this year against infections like diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles and pneumococcal disease has fallen to levels not seen since the 1990s, according to a new report from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
    “In other words,” the report reads, “we've been set back about 25 years in about 25 weeks.”
    That stark figure comes from the Gates Foundation's annual...
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  • A Covid-19 progress report

    A Covid-19 progress report

    15 days ago - By MedCity News

    The quest to develop a cure for Covid-19 has been a historic journey so far, driven by hope and urgency, with a mix of disappointing setbacks and encouraging progress.
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