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8TH ANNUAL AFRICAN VACCINOLOGY COURSE, CAPE TOWN, ...

Dear Vaccine Colleagues, The Vaccines for Africa Initiative (www.vacfa.com) will organise the 8th Annual African Vaccinology Course in Cape Town, Sou ...

13TH WORLD CONGRESS ON PUBLIC HEALTH, ADDIS ABABA, ...

See details at http://www.wfpha.org/Early bird registration ends on 29 February.

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GLOBAL MALARIA MORTALITY BETWEEN 1980 AND 2010

Mortality trends are, in recent years, down, say the authors. WHO estimates are lowball, they also say, because of underestimates of mortality in thos ...

HPV, VACCINE SCARES, AND MICHELE BACHMANN

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