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PARIS/NEW YORK—Approximately 10,000 refugee children in a camp in northern Uganda will begin receiving vaccinations against pneumococcal disease, one of the leading causes of death for children living in refugee camps, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Mèdecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today.

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Use of vaccine in Guinea demonstrates it can be used to help control and prevent deadly outbreaks.

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MSF shows the feasibility of implementing a mass vaccination campaign with oral cholera at the onset of an outbreak, using the results of a campaign conducted in Guinea in 2012.

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As MSF begins vaccinating children against pneumonia in a refugee camp in South Sudan, the international medical humanitarian organization warned today that the global vaccination community is neglecting to provide new vaccines to crisis-affected children.

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Research presented by Epicentre, MSF's epidemiological research arm, and other African researchers adds to evidence that the two existing rotavirus vaccines may not be best adapted for use in Africa.

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More than 170,000 people in the Boffa region of Guinea recently became the first in Africa to receive a new two-dose oral vaccine for cholera.

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The US and European Union delegations to the World Health Assembly are blocking efforts to move towards a binding convention on health R&D aimed at filling critical medical gaps for people in developing countries.

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A new, ten-year, multi-billion dollar action plan for global vaccination may fail to deliver if it does not directly address the weaknesses in routine immunization programs. 

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Severe acute malnutrition in parts of Chad has reached emergency levels, requiring immediate life-saving interventions.

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