Tag Archives: Vaccines

20 million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, U.N. warns

LONDON (Reuters) – More than one in 10 children – or 20 million worldwide – missed out last year on vaccines against life-threatening diseases such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus, the World Health Organization and the UNICEF children’s fund said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A Ugandan health worker prepares to administer the ebola vaccine to… Read More »

Viewpoints: Time To Recognize Deadly Mix Of Dementia And Guns; Finally, The Right Message About Vaccines Is Delivered

Editorial pages focus on these public health topics and others. Bloomberg: Dementia And Firearms Make A Lethal Combination Nationwide since 2012, firearms have been used in at least 15 homicides and more than 95 suicides related to dementia, a Kaiser Health News investigation found. This is probably a severe undercount, because dementia often goes undiagnosed.… Read More »