September 19, 2019

A New Edition of European Journal of Public Health Is Now Available

European Journal of Public Health (vol. 29, no. 10, 2019) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Unexplained Variations in General Practitioners’ Perceptions and Practices Regarding Vaccination in France” by Fanny Collange et al. “Recommendations for Design and Analysis … Read More

September 18, 2019

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Are Breeding in Brazil, Despite Biotech Firm’s Assurances to the Contrary

(Gizmodo) – An experimental trial to reduce the number of mosquitoes in a Brazilian town by releasing genetically modified mosquitoes has not gone as planned. Traces of the mutated insects have been detected in the natural population of mosquitoes, which … Read More

September 13, 2019

‘The Switch’ Was Supposed to Be a Major Step Toward Eradicating Polio. Now It’s a Quandary

(STAT News) – Three years ago, the leaders of the international campaign to eradicate polio pulled off a landmark feat, phasing out a problematic component of the vaccine used in developing countries, and introducing a newer version that they hoped … Read More

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