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March 4, 2024

Research Roundup: Maternal vaccine prevents sepsis, Chikungunya vaccine recommended, Long-lasting immunity of COVID-19 vaccines

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

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March 4, 2024

Research Roundup: Maternal vaccine prevents sepsis, Chikungunya vaccine recommended, Long-lasting immunity of COVID-19 vaccines

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

February 26, 2024

Research Roundup: WHO-approved typhoid vaccine, Powerful new antivenom, Biodegradable contraceptive implant trial

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

February 20, 2024

Research Roundup: Nipah & Lassa tests funding, Novel antibiotic discovery, Ebola vaccine success

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

February 20, 2024

WHO product review process set for improvements, but more sweeping reforms could be a game changer

The World Health Organization's (WHO's) prequalification program is a key actor in the global health ecosystem and an important driver of expanding product access, but despite recently announced improvements to make the program more efficient and transparent, structural challenges continue to undermine its capacity to play a transformative role in quickly accelerating access to a whole spectrum of health products, especially novel technologies, in low- and middle-income countries.