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Powdered Vaccine Raises Hopes Of Stopping A Top Killer Of Kids - NPR

It's not every day that the world gets a new tool that could save 100,000 children each year. And it's definitely not every day that the secret to that tool is the same thing that makes space ice cream so memorable. Sounds crazy. But bear with me a moment.and more »

New vaccine could prevent thousands of childhood deaths - CBS News

A new vaccine is safe and effective in preventing a deadly diarrheal disease that kills hundreds of children per day, according to a new large trial done in Africa. The viral disease, called rotavirus, is responsible for more than one-third of deaths ...and more »

New Vaccine Could Slow Disease That Kills 600 Children a Day - New York Times

A new vaccine against a diarrheal disease that kills about 600 children a day worked well in a large trial in Africa and appears to be a practical way to protect millions of children, scientists said on Wednesday. The new vaccine against rotavirus, the ...and more »

Heatproof Rotavirus Vaccine a 'Game Changer' for Children in Africa - Newsweek

A new vaccine which does not denature in heat and costs less than $2.50 is a “game changer” for African children affected by a virus that causes more than 1,000 deaths per day, according to Médecins Sans Frontères (MSF). The medical charity said ...and more »

Rotavirus vaccine could save lives of almost 500000 children a year - The Guardian

Positive outcome of trials in Niger fuels hope that vaccine can protect children in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond from infection that causes often fatal diarrhoea. Global development is supported by. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation About this content.and more »

Breaking The Cold Chain: New Vaccine Doesn't Need Refrigeration - Forbes

As I start to write this story, a little girl somewhere has just died from diarrhea. In another minute, a little boy will die of diarrhea. And then, a minute later, a third child might die of diarrhea—but this third child might have lived, if they had ...and more »

New low-cost rotavirus vaccine could reduce disease burden in developing countries - HSPH News

For immediate release: Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Boston, MA – A new vaccine for rotavirus was found to be 66.7% effective in preventing severe gastroenteritis caused by the virus, according to a new study from researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School ...and more »

Powdered Vaccines Could Potentially Save 100000 Children Each Year - Futurism

Even with the heightened hysteria surrounding vaccines, the medical tool is something of a modern day miracle. A few shots can prevent you from contracting particular diseases, diseases which have left many people dead in their wake. While vaccines ...and more »

A Cheaper Heat-Stable Vaccine Could Prevent Child Deaths in Africa - (blog)

An innovative rotavirus vaccine, BRV-PV, which does not require refrigeration, has passed Phase III trials in children living in sub-Saharan Africa. The Research and Epidemiology branch of the humanitarian organization Doctors without Borders (MSF), ...and more »

Innovative vaccine could prevent thousands of child deaths from diarrhoea - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

An innovative new vaccine which could prevent large numbers of children from dying of diarrhoea in sub-Saharan Africa has been successfully trialled in Niger. Rotavirus infection is the leading cause of severe diarrhoea and kills an estimated 1,300 ...and more »