Mapping the spread of diarrhoea bacteria a major step towards new vaccine

Every year hundreds of thousands of people die from diarrhoeal diseases caused by ETEC bacteria. A study published in Nature Genetics describes how Swedish researchers have mapped the spread of strains of ETEC bacteria around the world. It provides key information about how pathogenic bacteria arise, which will be important for the Swedish diarrhoea vaccine currently under development. November 10, …

Yemen introduces Rotavirus vaccines to protect children against severe diarrhoea

This Press Release was provided by GAVI Alliance.  The original press release can be found in both English and French. Geneva, 1 August 2012 — In the face of a severe humanitarian crisis, the government of Yemen, supported by GAVI and its partners, will aim to vaccinate the one million children born each year, against the most severe form of …