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April 20, 2012 | The Editors

Why Ida’s in line for vaccine

World Immunization Week begins tomorrow, which gives organizations like ours the chance to highlight the lifesaving record of immunization …

April 10, 2012 | The Editors

Developing a stable malaria drug supply

World Malaria Day, set for April 25, comes during a time of great hope this year. Death rates worldwide—while still at more than 650,000 …

April 3, 2012 | The Editors

Disease under surveillance

In 2009, the government of The Gambia introduced a vaccine against pneumococcal disease, the most common cause of pneumonia. Since …

March 30, 2012 | The Editors

Phase change for the better

In Tuesday’s global health quiz, we asked what a phase-change material is and what it’s got to do with vaccines. A phase change takes …

March 23, 2012 | The Editors

Sputum fixers fight TB

It’s among the most intriguing job titles at PATH: sputum fixer. Sputum fixers canvas their communities in rural Tanzania, asking people …