Vaccination

Vaccination is the administration of a vaccine to help the immune system develop protection from a disease. Vaccines contain a microorganism or virus in a weakened, live or killed state, or proteins or toxins from the organism. In stimulating the body's adaptive immunity, they help prevent sickness from an infectious disease. When a sufficiently large percentage of a population has been vaccinated, herd immunity results. Herd immunity protects those who may be immunocompromised and cannot get a vaccine because even a weakened version would harm them. The effectiveness of vaccination has been widely studied and verified. Vaccination is the most …

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Weekly Bulletin on Outbreak and other Emergencies: Week 18: 26 April - …

WHO · 4 May 2021 English

measures, mass gatherings, and low testing and vaccination rates. The current upsurge in India could also measures, mass gatherings, low testing and vaccination rates. Health Emergency Information and Risk operations centre, supported by WHO. � A ‘sweep vaccination’ approach is being used to catch up with contacts


Weekly Epidemiological Record, 2021, vol. 96, 17 [‎full issue]‎

WHO · 30 April 2021 French

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Sommaire 133 Réunion du Comité consultatif sur la vaccination et la recherche sur la mise en œuvre des vaccins 2021). Réunion du Comité consultatif sur la vaccination et la recherche sur la mise en œuvre des vaccins consulta- tif d’experts de l’OMS (SAGE) sur la vaccination fournit des conseils en matière de modélisation relatives à l’établissement des priorités de vaccination contre la COVID-19. En septembre 2020, l’IVIR-AC evidence gap on social and behavioural drivers of vaccination and interventions to address these (non-pharmaceutical


Meeting of the Immunization and Vaccine-related Implementation Research Advisory Committee (‎IVIR-AC)‎, March …

WHO · 30 April 2021 French

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Sommaire 133 Réunion du Comité consultatif sur la vaccination et la recherche sur la mise en œuvre des vaccins 2021). Réunion du Comité consultatif sur la vaccination et la recherche sur la mise en œuvre des vaccins consulta- tif d’experts de l’OMS (SAGE) sur la vaccination fournit des conseils en matière de modélisation relatives à l’établissement des priorités de vaccination contre la COVID-19. En septembre 2020, l’IVIR-AC evidence gap on social and behavioural drivers of vaccination and interventions to address these (non-pharmaceutical


New Tools, Old Tricks: Emerging Technologies and Russia’s Global Tool Kit

CEIP · 29 April 2021 English

Russia has long struggled to overcome its inability to retain talent for homegrown innovation and R&D. As a result, Russia’s global activism leans heavily on tried-and-true tactics.

fast-tracked approval of the Pfizer vaccine.32 Anti-vaccination groups and conspiracy theorists have seized


Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Key developments and update in the Informal …

IISD · 29 April 2021 English

This report provides an update on the Informal Working Group on MSMEs' work for June–December 2020, including COVID-19's impact on MSMEs, especially those led or owned by women.

impossible to predict, as much as the launch of vaccination programs in many countries has provided some


How Might State Medicaid and Other Health Programs Be Affected in the …

Urban Institute · 29 April 2021 English

This report examines how state Medicaid and other health programs responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and its related economic downturn. It also explores the outlook for these programs in the …

and diabetes. Data already show childhood vaccination rates have dropped precipitously in the past


The coronavirus pandemic in Latin America

EPRS · 28 April 2021 English

Latin America is among the world's regions worst affected by Covid-19, and its economies, employment and even human rights are already suffering seriously, and are expected to continue to do …

countries, with no clear downward trend. As regards vaccination, nearly all countries have started their immunisation Global Map, Mortality analysis), New York Times Vaccination Tracker, updated daily on websites. Author's org/articles/timeline-tracking-latin-americas-road-vaccination https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/wor


At 100 Day Mark: Coverage of Biden Has Been Slightly More Negative …

Pew Research Center · 28 April 2021 English

About two-thirds of news coverage dealt with Biden’s policy agenda, while about three-quarters of early Trump coverage was framed around leadership skills.

administration’s proposed minimum wage increase than vaccination goals 70 Methodology 75 Appendix A: Grouping


Western Balkans Regular Economic Report, No. 19, Spring 2021 : Subdued Recovery

World Bank Group · 27 April 2021 English

In 2020 COVID-19 (coronavirus) plunged the Western Balkan countries, like the rest of the world, into deep recession. Economic activity contracted by an estimated 3.4 percent - the worst downturn …

the Western Balkans and, except in Serbia, vaccination has been limited, drastically narrowing the scope reintroducing partial lockdowns, and except in Serbia vaccination rollout has been delayed and is still slow.


Western Balkans Regular Economic Report, No. 19, Spring 2021 : Subdued Recovery

World Bank Group · 27 April 2021 English

In 2020 COVID-19 (coronavirus) plunged the Western Balkan countries, like the rest of the world, into deep recession. Economic activity contracted by an estimated 3.4 percent - the worst downturn …

the Western Balkans and, except in Serbia, vaccination has been limited, drastically narrowing the scope and except in Serbia vaccination rollout has 3.8 pp but annual comparisons


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