Global Pandemics

Vaccine Halves the Risk of Malaria

Onome Akpogheneta |
10.18.2011
Satisfied Anopheles mosquito after a blood feed. CDC The path to a viable malaria vaccine is a step closer with the publication of interim results of a vaccine trial conducted ... ...read more
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Cholera: Rivers Run Deep

Onome Akpogheneta |
08.04.2011
Congo River passing Kinshasa River flows which are nutrient rich and powerful can lead to cholera outbreaks according to a new study published in the American Journal of Tropica... ...read more

10,000 Villages: Pakistan Floods & Water-borne Disease Spread

Onome Akpogheneta |
08.24.2010
Punjab Province, Pakistan (Schneider, UN) As hundreds of thousands continue to be driven from their homes and livelihoods by floods in cities, towns and villages of Pakistan, fu... ...read more

10,000 Villages: Pakistan Floods & Water-borne Disease Spread

Onome Akpogheneta |
08.24.2010
Punjab Province, Pakistan (Schneider, UN) As hundreds of thousands continue to be driven from their homes and livelihoods by floods in cities, towns and villages of Pakistan, fu... ...read more
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Top 2009 Global Pandemic Happenings: Part 2

Onome Akpogheneta |
01.02.2010
Number 3, Trachoma Treatment Saves Sight & Saves Lives Maybe an unexpected highlight, but I’m impressed at these findings… A recent study proved that applicati... ...read more

Around the World with H1N1 (Swine Flu); Mortality & Vaccine Update

Onome Akpogheneta |
11.23.2009
H1N1 Vaccine Update: The global rise of H1N1 continues. Currently over 526,000 infections and around 6700 deaths have been confirmed. The Americas account for 72% of all deaths ... ...read more

Around the World with H1N1 (Swine Flu); Mortality & Vaccine Update

Onome Akpogheneta |
11.23.2009
H1N1 Vaccine Update: The global rise of H1N1 continues. Currently over 526,000 infections and around 6700 deaths have been confirmed. The Americas account for 72% of all deaths ... ...read more

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