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Vaccines: Low trust in vaccination ‘a global crisis’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Public mistrust of vaccines means the world is taking a step backwards in the fight against deadly yet preventable infectious diseases, warn experts. The biggest global study into attitudes on immunisation suggests confidence is low in some regions. The Wellcome Trust analysis includes responses from more than 140,000… Read More »

Global Health: An Island Nation Starts an Experiment: Vaccines Delivered by Drone

In the village of Cook’s Bay, on the remote side of the remote island of Erromango, in the remote South Pacific nation of Vanuatu, 1-month-old Joy Nowai was given shots for hepatitis and tuberculosis that were delivered by a flying drone on Monday. It may not have been the first vial of vaccine ever delivered… Read More »