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Mission Indradhanush makes vaccination progress in India

A total of 7 550 000 children in India have received vaccinations, and 1 970 000 have been fully protected against seven diseases under the Mission Indradhanush initiative, recent government figures have shown.1 In addition, 2 080 000 pregnant women have received the tetanus toxoid vaccination. …  
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over 5 years ago
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WHO | Vaccine hesitancy: A growing challenge for immunization programmes

People who delay or refuse vaccines for themselves or their children are a growing challenge for countries seeking to close the immunization gap. Globally, 1 in 5 children still do not receive routine life-saving immunizations, and an estimated 1.5 million children still die each year of diseases that could be prevented by vaccines that already exist, according to WHO.  
who.int
over 5 years ago
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HIV Cure Research: Radioimmunotherapy Explained by Whiteboard Animation

http://www.einstein.yu.edu - Graduate student Dina Tsukrov uses whiteboard animations to explain how radioimmunotherapy (RIT) is being used in HIV cure resea...  
youtube.com
over 5 years ago
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New Immunotherapy Ups Survival in Metastatic Cervical Cancer

Axalimogene filolisbac, an experimental immunotherapy, appears to improve survival outcomes in metastatic cervical cancer.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago
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Atezolizumab: Another Immunotherapy Active in Lung Cancer

Another immunotherapy is showing promise in non-small cell lung cancer. Atezolizumab is in a race with several others to join the already-approved nivolumab.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago
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Autoimmune Cerebellar Ataxia May Respond to Immunotherapy

A new study of patients with autoimmune cerebellar ataxia, often a complication of cancer, has found it is not always untreatable and that many patients respond well to immunotherapy, particularly if started early.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago
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Immunotherapy Combo for Melanoma Approved by FDA

This is the first FDA approval of an immunotherapy combination for a cancer.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago
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Nivolumab: Immunotherapy in Malignant Melanoma

Melanoma rates have been steadily increasing since the 1970s, but cytotoxic chemotherapy generally prolongs survival.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago