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Vaccination: science versus belief

A disease that has been eradicated for several years, measles, is creating a public health problem in the United States. Indeed, New York City has ordered vaccination against a recent measles outbreak since 700 cases were reported in a matter of weeks. The sharing of wrong facts, fake news and disinformation are said to be at the center of this most recent epidemic. A look at one of WHO's greatest enemies: mistrust of vaccines.

Should we doubt the effectiveness of vaccines?

Universal remedy to fight against epidemics, the effectiveness of the vaccine is increasingly questioned. Whether by the WHO itself, or by concerned parents, new vaccines do not always offer the desired protection, and older vaccines are accused of being the source of other infections.

The Ebola virus epidemic

A virus is currently roaming West Africa and killing 85% of those infected. Let's take a closer look at why the number of victims of the Ebola virus has just reached an unprecedented high.

Flu season is in full swing

The influenza virus, or the flu, begins to circulate in mid-fall. The holiday season favors its transmission. Indeed, during the holidays, we do not exchange only wishes! By the way, should we get vaccinated, and how do vaccines work?