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Monkeypox Outbreak in Mbomou, Central African Republic

Health authorities advised the public to avoid any contact with sick or dead animals as a monkeypox outbreak has been reported in Mbomou prefecture in the southern region of Central African Republic (CAR).

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Monkeypox Outbreak in Mbomou, Central African Republic

Health authorities advised the public to avoid any contact with sick or dead animals as a monkeypox outbreak has been reported in Mbomou prefecture in the southern region of Central African Republic (CAR).

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Ending Preventable Stillbirths

We must unite our efforts to ensure that no more preventable lives are lost giving birth. By making sure all women are receiving good quality care during pregnancy and childbirth over the next 15 years in the 75 countries with the worst stillbirth rates, we could prevent 823,000 stillbirths, 1,145,000 newborn deaths, and 166,000 deaths of pregnant women each year.

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Walking a Marathon to Give Birth

Every year, around 300,000 women and 2.8 newborns die during pregnancy and childbirth – more than half in sub-Saharan Africa – and many of these deaths occur because women live miles away from the care they need during childbirth and lack the transportation they need to get there.

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Dengue fever is now a vaccine-preventable disease!

Dengue is the fastest growing mosquito-borne disease in the world today, causing nearly 400 million infections every year. Today (in countries where the vaccine is approved), mosquito control strategies such as habitat reduction and spraying insecticide can now be supplemented by vaccination.

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‘Tis the season to innovate supply chains: How private-sector expertise can help save lives

How does global vaccine delivery relate to holiday gift shipping? It may just surprise you.

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