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AIDS treatment has progressed

But without a vaccine, suffering still abounds Kampala, Uganda | MAUREEN MILLER | I mentioned to a friend; a gay man nearing 60, that World AIDS Day, which has been observed on Dec. 1 since 1988, was almost upon us. He had no idea that World AIDS Day still exists. This …

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Uganda introduces Measles, Rubella combination vaccine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Health Ministry has launched a new combination vaccine for both measles and rubella. The two diseases display similar symptoms of fever and skin rash, and both are highly contagious. Measles can be deadly for children with poor nutrition and a weakened immune system and …

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Global HIV prevention conference kicks off in Spain

Scientists explain why they haven’t found an HIV vaccine yet Madrid, Spain | FLAVIA NASSAKA | A global HIV conference opened on Oct.22 in Madrid, Spain bringing together researchers to discuss strides made in prevention of infections. Dubbed HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) 2018, the week long event which  happens …

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Candidate AIDS vaccine passes key early test

Paris, France | AFP | The near 40-year quest for an AIDS vaccine received a hopeful boost Saturday when scientists announced that a trial drug triggered an immune response in humans and shielded monkeys from infection. Shown to be safe in humans, the candidate vaccine has now advanced to the …

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Eight private Kampala hospitals named to handle Hepatitis B vaccine

▶ Nsambya Hospital ▶ Kibuli Hospital ▶ Mengo Hospital ▶ International Hospital Kampala(IHK) ▶ Norvik Hospital ▶ Case Hospital ▶ Nakasero Hosp ▶ Rubaga Hospital Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has named eight Kampala private health facilities to provide the Hepatitis B vaccine as they put in place measures to halt supply of fake …

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