• Vaccine programs may benefit poorest in developing nations most

    4 days ago - By Healio

    Vaccines could possibly prevent up to 36 million deaths between 2016 and 2030 in 41 low- and middle-income countries, with the poorest populations benefiting most from immunization programs, according to recently published study results.
    “This study estimated the future distributional impact of vaccination on mortality and medical impoverishment for 10 antigens in 41 low- and middle-income countries for cohorts vaccinated in the period 2016-2030,” the researchers wrote. “We found that... the projected coverage of vaccine programs would likely relieve more mortality and
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  • Surgical Infections Higher in Low-income Countries

    Surgical Infections Higher in Low-income Countries

    4 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Patients in low-income countries who had surgery are more likely to develop an infection, as they do not respond to antibiotics due to drug-resistant bacteria.
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