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UN backs new vaccine to protect Kiribati children from life-threatening diarrhoea

Kiribati children will be better protected from a potentially killer virus when the small island nation becomes one of the first countries in the Pacific to introduce the rotavirus vaccine. The Kiribati Ministry of Health and Medical Services announced the introduction of the rotavirus vaccine in its routine immunisation schedule today as part of a comprehensive child survival package.  Continue reading