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  1. FILE PHOTO: A boy receives polio vaccine drops during an anti-polio campaign in Peshawar

    Children in South Asia at risk as coronavirus disrupts immunisation drive: UNICEF

    Disruptions to immunisation programmes across South Asia due to the coronavirus pandemic are upending attempts to vaccinate millions of children ...
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    Commentary: This hesitation with vaccination is creating a global threat

    Serious outbreaks of measles and other preventable contagious diseases have emerged in many countries, Yale University's Madhurima Shukla points out.
  3. Emergency room nurse Christine Bauer treats Joshua Lagade of Vista, California, for the flu as his

    Commentary: The flu, a global threat the world is poorly prepared for

    A universal flu vaccine may hold the key but until then, countries need to press on with immunisation programmes, says one health expert.