goats and soda, September 2014

This blog puts the ebola epidemic in context by comparing fatality rates of the world's deadliest infectious diseases. Spoiler: Diarrhea makes the list.

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RotaFlash, September 2014

A record number of delegates met in New Delhi Sept 3-5 to celebrate science and progress of rrotavirus vaccine development in India and globally.

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RotaFlash, August 2014

Rotavirus vaccines have been introduced in Niger and Eritrea, bringing the global total to 69 countries. Niger's dual launch of rotavirus and pneumonia vaccines will mean an even greater number of lives saved.

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BBC Health, August 2014

Oral rehydration solution (ORS) is potentially the most important medical advance of the 20th century. This article tells the story of Dr. Hirschhorn, the man behind its beginnings.

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RotaFlash, August 2014

PATH convened a group of experts  in Washington, DC, for the “Rotavirus Vaccination & Intussusception Workshop: Science, Surveillance & Safety.” A report detailing outcomes from the workshop will provide an overview of the latest evidence and scientific consensus on rotavirus vaccine safety and intussusception and will inform research and surveillance priorities for scientists, manufacturers, decision makers, funders, health professionals, and implementers.

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Voice of America, June 2014

At the second anniversary of USAID's Child Survival Call to Action, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah announced a repositioning of investments and partnerships to save an additional 500,000 child lives between now and the end of 2015.

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RotaFlash, May 2014

To commemorate African Immunization Week (a regional subset of the WHO sponsored World Immunization Week), the Repblic of the Congo, Angola, and Madagascar rolled our rotavirus vaccines to protect children from the deadliest form of diarrhea.

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The Hindu, April 2014

This op-ed from a leading Indian newspaper highlights India's breakthrough development of a safe and efficacious rotavirus vaccine and its potential to sharply reduce child deaths and hospitalizations through introduction into the national immunization program.

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(For more information on the recent study, published in the Lancet, which found this vaccine to be efficacious and safe, please view our ROTAVAC results summary.)

RotaFlash, April 2014

Cameroon and Sierra Leone are the 21st and 22nd GAVI-eligible countries and 15th and 16th countries in Africa to welcome rotavirus vaccines into their national immunization programs, protecting children from the deadliest form of diarrhea.

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Huffington Post, March 2014

In a candid interview, former first daughter Chelsea Clinton shares about her passion for spreading the word about childhood diarrhea and the importance of safe drinking water.

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