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New studies with icddr,b assess the risk of community transmission of type 2 poliovirus after withdrawing the trivalent oral polio vaccine (tOPV). Wastage of inactivated polio vaccines (IPV) in small outreach immunisation sessions remains a challenge to effective vaccine delivery in Bangladesh.
Cost of medicine is the largest share of money spent for healthcare by people belonging to all walks of life in Bangladesh, indicates an icddr,b study.
Malaria prevalence in Bangladesh's endemic districts declined from 40 to less than 2 people per 1000 population. icddr,b researchers working on malaria research have published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles in the last decade and continue to support regional and global efforts to eliminate malaria.
Overusing antibiotics for illnesses that do not require such medication has been on the rise in Bangladesh, indicates recent icddr,b studies.
A new icddr,b study has shown how a proportion of the epidemic cholera bacteria survive attack by viruses that kill bacteria, after an epidemic to cause the subsequent epidemic in the next seasonâ€“insight that might be useful to prevent and control the disease.