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Reducing Diarrheal Disease With Rotavirus Vaccine

Marion Roche | Posted 04.05.2014 | Impact
Marion Roche

Diarrhea may not be glamorous, but the rotavirus vaccine is a shining star in the public health world.

Some Babies Mistakenly Injected With Oral Vaccine

Posted 01.31.2014 | Parents

By: By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 01/30/2014 01:02 PM EST on LiveScience Some health care providers make a mistake when giving th...

Modern Rotavirus Vaccines Seem Safer, Studies Find

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Newer vaccines against rotavirus, a severe diarrheal disease in children, slightly raise the risk of a rare bowel problem that doomed an earlier vacci...

U.S. Leadership at Home Is Saving Lives Around the World

Seth Berkley, M.D. | Posted 08.14.2012 | Impact
Seth Berkley, M.D.

For the first time in history, these new vaccines are also reaching people in the developing world soon after they're available in wealthier countries, eliminating what used to be a delay of 15 years or more.

Four Preventable Diseases G8 Leaders Should Keep In Mind

Dr. Ciro de Quadros | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
Dr. Ciro de Quadros

The 2012 G8 summit offers an important moment for global leaders to signal to the rest of the world that immunization and vaccine development programs are a top priority. They should not let this opportunity pass them by.

Vaccines: The Biggest Bang for the Buck in Global Health

Seth Berkley, M.D. | Posted 12.19.2011 | Impact
Seth Berkley, M.D.

The power of vaccines is evident around the world, but nowhere will it be more so than in the over 30 developing countries that will begin -- for the first time -- to immunize their children with new rotavirus and pneumococcal vaccines.

Progress That Demands Performance

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact
Dr. Orin Levine

For someone who has worked diligently for over a decade to accelerate access to new life-saving pneumonia vaccines, announcements like this week's make it all seem worth it.

10 Years of Vaccine Progress in 10 Days

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 08.09.2011 | Impact
Dr. Orin Levine

Finding the right balance between affordable prices, innovation, and supply security will require hard work, patience, and a long-term view.

Vaccinations: Still Amazing After All These Years

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Let's not confuse sound medical practice with making healthy choices on a visit to Whole Foods, especially since the assumption that vaccines aren't pure and natural is inaccurate.

What You, Bono, and African Babies Have In Common

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

You, Bill Gates, Bono, and the African baby all have something in common. As infants you were all infected with rotavirus, the leading cause of severe diarrhea around the world.