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Children wait to be immunised at the Losikito primary school in Tanzania

Children wait to be immunised against measles and rubella at the Losikito primary school in Tanzania. The government has begun a nationwide programme to protect 21 million children against the diseases.


Very Good and Very Bad News in the Vaccine Wars

It’s just as well that no one knows the names of the 17,253 sets of parents in California who have opted not to have their children vaccinated, citing “philosophic” reasons for declining the shots. 632 more words

Capiznons receive vaccines

A total of 89% or 76, 516 children of the targeted population in Capiz have received immunization against measles and rubella , while 86% or 86, 496 children were provided with  oral polio vaccine during the mass immunization campaign held on September and extended until October 10. 20 more words


Virginia Apgar

When infants first arrive into the world, they are rated on the Apgar score to test their health and identify problems quickly. The inventor of this scoring system was Virginia Apgar, an obstetrical anesthesiologist who worked in the fields of teratology (the study of birth defects) and neonatology. 309 more words