Fractional-Dose Yellow Fever Vaccination — Advancing the Evidence Base

Use of fractional-dose vaccination in mass vaccination campaigns presents an opportunity to compare the safety of fractional-dose and full-dose yellow fever vaccines — particularly rates of rare, serious adverse events such as vaccine-associated neurotropic and viscerotropic disease.

Ebola outbreak shaping up as most dangerous test of world’s ability to respond since global crisis

There were 54 cases and 33 deaths over roughly four months in the recent Bikoro outbreak. As of August 14, there were 73 confirmed and probable cases and 43 deaths in the current North Kivu outbreak, and the case count is rising steadily.