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expert reaction to measles cases in Europe

The WHO announced that over 41,000 people in the WHO European Region had been infected with measles in the first half of 2018; and a Public Health England update said that there were 828 confirmed cases of measles in England between 1 January and 13 August 2018. read more

Cochrane review on the HPV vaccine

Recent media stories have aired the argument that teenage boys should be given the HPV vaccine as well as girls.  And some campaign groups believe the HPV vaccine has damaged some teenage girls.  But what does the evidence say about how well the vaccine works at preventing cervical cancer in women? read more

TB vaccines- why are they so hard to develop?

16 years ago, there were no new TB vaccines being tested in clinical trials, despite a huge global burden of disease. Over the last 16 years there has been significant progress and we now have a pipeline of ~12 candidates being tested in human clinical trials. read more

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