The World Health Organisation has announced live trials of Mosquirix in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi.
A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 745 people, an increase of more than 50 percent in barely a week, officials said Wednesday, sounding the alarm over the feared epidemic.
Measles is on the rise in parts of Europe amid a trend of high scepticism towards vaccines in some rich countries, research shows.
The aim is to contain a severe outbreak of bird flu, which has been spreading rapidly over the past month.
Three new cases of bird flu have been reported at poultry farms in western and southern Poland.
Thousands of farm birds have been put to the slaughter to combat the spread of avian influenza in France's foie gras heartland.
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