Trials of new vaccine candidates must be accelerated and existing vaccine use stepped up to prevent life-threatening infections that can no longer be beaten by antimicrobial medicines, says World Health Organization (WHO).
Egypt and Nigeria, with other 4 other African countries will soon access the messenger RNA (mRNA) technology, along with knowledge needed to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines, courtesy of the World Health Organisation.
The World Health Organization may have recommended a broad deployment of the first-ever malaria vaccine in Sub-Saharan Africa, but scientists say its acquisition and distribution will be an issue.
Les aps The battle to wipe out malnutrition requires healthy diets that also tackle micronutrient deficiencies, alongside the growing burdens of undernutrition and obesity.
With stories about coronavirus dominating the news, it is encouraging to hear that crystallographers around the world are making strong contributions to the efforts to find a vaccine and advance therapeutics.
Genetically modified mosquitoes are used worldwide to fight the spreading of diseases. But this technique must be used with care.
The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) recommends a set of actions and urges politicians and all stakeholders to join forces and solve the urgent issue of falsified and substandard medical products.