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Immunization Newsletter, February 2010, Vol XXXII, Number 1
IN THIS ISSUE: Honduras: Denominator Adjustment in Population Aged Under Five Year; Yellow Fever ESAVIs in Peru, 2007: Findings from an Expert Panel; PAHO Revolving Fund: Vaccine and Syringe Prices, 2010; 2009 AFP Rate Reaches Lowest Level in 10 Years; AFP and Measles/Rubella Indicators, 2009; Peru’s 2010 Budget Law: National Immunization Program to Secure Funds(5/Feb/2010)
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Measles Weekly Bulletin, Vol. 15, No.52 - Week ending 2 Janaury 2010
Measles and Rubella Surveillance in the Americas.(7/Jan/2010)
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Polio Weekly Bulletin, Vol. 24, No. 52 - Week ending 2 January 2010
Poliovirus surveillance - AFP cases and indicators(7/Jan/2010)
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Polio Weekly Bulletin, Vol. 24, No. 51 - Week ending 26 December 2009
Poliovirus surveillance - AFP cases and indicators(30/Dec/2009)
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Measles Weekly Bulletin, Vol. 15, No.51 - Week ending 26 December 2009
Measles and Rubella Surveillance in the Americas.(30/Dec/2009)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 3, No. 4, April 2009
In this issue, with the spotlight on cancer: HPV Vaccine: Intervention in Adolescents; IARC Study on HPV Testing in Low-Resource Settings; WHO Position Paper on HPV Vaccines Just Released; WHO/PAHO Cryotherapy Guidelines; Call for Abstracts: International Cancer Control Congress; News Roundup. (30/Apr/2009)
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Epidemiological Alerts Archives, 2003–2008
(Note: Series renamed, formerly EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas.)
The purpose of these alerts is to disseminate information on the latest public-health events that have been identified as risks to health, trade, and/or international travel. Most of these events are primarily due to infectious agents, while others are due to chemical or physical agents. The PAHO Epidemiological Alerts published at the regional level (for the Americas) complement the WHO Disease Outbreak News published at the global level. The latest issues can be found at the new site, 2009 onwards.(3/Apr/2009)
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EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 6, No. 2 (30 January 2009)
This update focuses on the current situation of yellow fever in the South American and Caribbean countries and on measures being taken in the areas of surveillance, response, disease and vector control, and vaccination for persons at risk.(30/Jan/2009)
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EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 6, No. 1 (25 January 2009)
This issue is an epidemiological alert on the increase in circulation of the jungle yellow fever virus in South America and the Caribbean, with information on actions taken in the areas of surveillance, response, and disease and vector control as well as vaccination of groups at risk.(25/Jan/2009)
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PAHO Today - July 2008 Edition
PAHO Today is the newsletter of the Pan American Health Organization. In this edition: Vaccination Week '08 Advances toward Record Goals, HPV Vaccine Eyed as Part of Cervical Cancer Strategy, Global Health Leaders Tackle Top Issues, Safe Surgery Checklist Launched at PAHO, more.(28/Jul/2008)
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EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 5, No. 11 (31 March 2008)
This issue provides updated information on yellow fever cases in Argentina and ongoing immunization and vector control activities.(31/Mar/2008)
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EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 5, No. 10 (27 March 2008)
This issue links to the PAHO/WHO statement providing the results of the investigation of serious adverse events that occurred in October 2007 after the earthquake in Peru following administration of yellow fever vaccine (substrain 17DD) manufactured by Bio-Manguinhos, Brazil, including conclusions of the expert group and their recommendations. (27/Mar/2008)
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EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 5, No. 7 (13 March 2008)
This issue provides ongoing coverage of the yellow fever (YF) outbreak in Paraguay and Argentina, with details on the number of cases and deaths reported to date, ongoing vaccination efforts, adverse reactions to the vaccine, and monitoring results.(13/Mar/2008)
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EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 5, No. 6 (25 February 2008)
This issue provides up-to-the-minute information on the yellow fever situation in Paraguay, where measures have been stepped up to deal with the outbreak (more vaccine, vector control measures, international support) to deal with the jungle and urban variety of the disease.(25/Feb/2008)
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EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 5, No. 5 (20 February 2008)
This issue follows up on yellow fever cases in Paraguay in the department of San Pedro and in a town close to the national capital, and describes the efforts underway to contain the spread of the disease and protect the population.(20/Feb/2008)
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EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 5, No. 4 (11 February 2008)
This issue covers the spread of jungle yellow fever (JYF) among primates and humans in parts of Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina, and the intensified vaccination efforts underway to protect the population living in or travelling to affected areas.(12/Feb/2008)
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PAHO Today - August 2006 Edition
PAHO Today is the newsletter of the Pan American Health Organization. In this edition: Remembering Dr. Lee, World Health Assembly Set New Priorities for Global Health, PAHO Assists U.N. Pandemic Flu Efforts, more.(9/Aug/2006)
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Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER): Vol. 80, No. 33, pp. 277-288
This issue contains two articles on influenza: Outbreak news on H5N1 avian influenza: first steps towards development of a human vaccine; and Influenza Vaccines: WHO Position Paper. The theme of the latter is seasonal influenza and the effects of antiviral vaccines on public health, in the framework of large-scale vaccine programs.(19/Aug/2005)
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Pan American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 18 No. 1 July 2005
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 18 No. 1 July 2005(31/Jul/2005)
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Disasters: Preparedness and Mitigation in the Americas-January 2005, No. 98
The disaster in South East Asia and the handling of dead bodies after disasters are the main topics of this issue. Also included are the results of a survey on PAHO's disaster publications. HTML(25/Feb/2005)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 21—24 June 2004
This week's issue focuses on a report confirming the circulation of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Puerto Rico, and on the current situation of Jungle Yellow Fever (JYF) in the Americas, with information on outbreaks in Peru and Bolivia.(24/Jun/2004)
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Pan American Journal of Public Health - Vol 12, No. 4, October 2002
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública /Pan American Journal of Public Health - Vol 12, No. 4, October 2002(15/Nov/2002)
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