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Recent journal articles about meningitis and meningitis vaccines

No immunizations required for Ohio college students, lawmakers say mumps outbreak shows issue deserves another look - "The central Ohio mumps outbreak will likely inspire immunization legislation, but lawmakers said attacking the problem will take more than mandatory immunizations."

FDA official: Agency is committed to timely approval of vaccines

The 2014 Annual Conference on Vaccine Research (ACVR) - "Keynote presentations by Gregory A. Poland, MD, Mayo Clinic and Foundation - Vaccinology 2.0: An Evolving Paradigm in the 21st Century and Penny Heaton, MD, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Vision for Development of Vaccines of Global Importance"

Actress Alicia Silverstone Joins the “Vaccinate Your Kids Only if You Feel Like It” Club

Media is playing an important role in underplaying how vaccines can cause autism!

Checking-In: A fixed conviction, a fix in the stock markets & a fixation with vaccination

University researcher to conduct meningitis vaccine study

Mumps cases confirmed at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken; students were vaccinated

New Market Study Published: PharmaPoint: Prophylactic Hepatitis B Virus Vaccines - 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022

The Hate Debate: Tackles the Vaccine Debate - Age of Autism

“An In-depth Review of ‘A Doctor's Take On The Anti-Vaccine Movement’”. by Paul G. King, PhD

Safeminds: 1 in 68 is Only Part of the Autism Story - What CDC Didn’t Report - Age of Autism

Selected Federal Legal Authorities Pertinent to Public Health Emergencies (pdf)

When should I give my baby MMR vaccine?

Vaccinations should be compulsory, says Queen's University expert

Vaccinations vital as dire flu season approaches

Oklahoma : State health officials warn against skipping vaccinations

Mother with experience of both sides of vaccination comes out in favour of the needle

Health Unit Backs Additional Vaccinations

Vaccinations, Nurses Who Vaccinate And ‘Seven Modern Plagues’ On The Outbreak News This Week Radio Show

Reduction of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Vaccination Coverage, 1995–2011

FAQ: How you can still get measles even after being vaccinated

Two New Measles Cases Confirmed In NYC, Bringing Total To 26

New Flu Shows Up in NJ [POLL/AUDIO] - The calendar says mid-April, everything is turning green, the birds are singing, and yet in many parts of New Jersey there are reports of increased influenza-like illness.

Health Department again declares flu widespread in RI

Flu again declared widespread in Ocean State

Study recalculates costs of combination vaccines

Health unit prepares for stricter vaccination regime

Iran vaccines production reaches surplus level

Children’s Flu Season is still going

Mayor Warren hospitalized for flu-like symptoms (video)

IOM Forum on Promoting Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health

Vietnam’s PM Calls for Urgent Measures as Measles Death Toll Climbs

Shaken-baby debate back in courtroom

1650 Receive Hepatitis A Vaccines after Exposure at Charlotte Papa Johns

Over 300 Seek Hepatitis A Vaccines after eating at La Fontana in Nyack

CDC Seasonal Influenza (Flu) Antigenic Characterization

CDC Seasonal Influenza (Flu) 2013-2014 Influenza Season Week 15 ending April 12, 2014 - All data are preliminary and may change as more reports are received.

CDC Seasonal Influenza (Flu) Situation Update: Summary of Weekly FluView

CDC April 2014 Influential News

Stop Celebrities from Fighting Child Vaccines

Pediatrician Reviews Influenza, Bacterial Super-Infections

Flu Makes Easter Resurgence In New Jersey: Has It Affected You?

Researcher reviews influenza, bacterial superinfections in Nature Reviews Microbiology

Anti social? Big Pharma balks at US FDA social media guidance -  Comments from Novartis, Eli Lilly and Pfizer revealed that industry is taking serious issue with some aspects of the draft guidance from the US FDA on social media and promotional materials online.

Drug target for dengue vaccine identified

CDC sees little overall progress on foodborne infections

Saudis report 12 more MERS cases; Greece has its first

Avoid New Lyme Culture Test, Say CDC and FDA

In the Pipeline One and Done

Diagnostic Errors Study Findings - Outpatient Diagnostic Errors Affect 1 in 20 U.S. Adults, AHRQ Study Finds

Space-Tested Fluid Flow Concept Advances Infectious Disease Diagnoses

MERS outbreaks grow; Malaysian case had camel link

News Scan for Apr 18, 2014 - Flu uptick in Northeast; Two new H7N9 cases; Wikipedia ILI predictions; Guinea Ebola toll

News Scan for Apr 17, 2014 - H5N1, H5N8 updates; New NBSB advisors; Valley fever in TV film crew; Pakistani army fights polio


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