diphtheria


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acute contagious infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae

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The DTaP is one of the vaccinations for prevention of diphtheria - a fatal disease - among the ten vaccines for children under EPI, but unfortunately, the children in Punjab have not been vaccinated.
Freda, 58, an emergency unit medic, was one of a 40-strong team deployed to the refugee camps in December to tackle a deadly outbreak of diphtheria.
Freda, 58, a doctor in emergency medicine with NHS Dumfries and Galloway, was one of a 40-strong UK aid-funded Emergency Medical Team (EMT) deployed to the Rohingya refugee camps in December to tackle a deadly diphtheria outbreak.
Almost 500 people were treated for diphtheria and were it not for British help, many could have died.
According to private news channel in-charge of immunization programme has confirmed the death of second child and said diphtheria is spreading in the area to an alarming extent.
Aid officials said mid-December 2017, Yemen, ravaged by war, hunger and disease, saw a spike in diphtheria cases that will inevitably erupt into a larger, deadly outbreak because so few people were immunized.
12 (ANI): The Government of Bangladesh, with the support of UNICEF, the World Health Organization and GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, today launched a vaccination campaign against diphtheria and other preventable diseases for all Rohingya children aged 6 weeks to 6 years living in 12 camps and temporary settlements near the Myanmar border.
According to the Department of Health, a total of 120 diphtheria cases were reported nationwide from Jan.
The Pamir Kyrgyz in Kulanak village of Naryn region have been vaccinated against poliomyelitis, rubella and diphtheria, Turmush reported.
Introduction of the diphtheria toxoid vaccine in 1923 and widespread mass immunization in the 1940s and 1950s led to the near elimination of the disease in the industrialized world (1).
The company said Quadracel is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for active immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and poliomyelitis in children four through six years of age.
BANNU -- District Headquarter (DHQ) Hospitals Bannu, lacks deadly Diphtheria virus vaccines for the last one week, as threat loams on the spread of epidemic disease.
Peshawar -- A special campaign will be launched to control Diphtheria in the North and South Waziristan.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Diphtheria - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Diphtheria pipeline landscape.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Diphtheria and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
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