WHO says one in 10 children did not get vaccinated in 2016

According to the most recent WHO and UNICEF immunization estimates, globally, 12.9 million infants, nearly 1 in 10, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016. WHO has said that the estimates highlight that infants have missed the first dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) vaccine. Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough) are three bacterial diseases that can… Continue reading WHO says one in 10 children did not get vaccinated in 2016

Global fight on malaria stalled: WHO

Global fight on malaria stalled: WHO News: As per the WHO World Malaria Report 2018, India is the only high-burden country moving in a positive direction, with Odisha emerging as the best performing state in its fight against Malaria. Important Facts: Findings of the report: The report reveals a plateauing trend in the number of… Continue reading Global fight on malaria stalled: WHO