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Daily News 2016-02-09


Why Are So Many People Choosing Not to Vaccinate? A Comprehensive Review of Vaccines – Part 1 of 12 What is With All These Vaccine Skeptics?

A Closer Look at Pharmaceutical Companies - Part 2

Vaccine Policymakers and Conflicts of Interest -
Part 3

How The CDC, FDA and WHO Lost the Trust of Vaccine Skeptics - Part 4

Are Vaccines Safe & Effective?-  Part 5

What Are The Real Risks of Not Vaccinating in the U.S.? -
Part 6

Herd Immunity, Shedding and the Questionable Science Behind Vaccines - Part 7

Did Vaccines Really Eradicate Infectious Diseases in the 20th Century? - Part 8

The Conclusive Evidence Linking Vaccines and Autism - Part 9

Why Don’t We Hear The Whole Story About Vaccines? - Part 10

What Are Independent Experts Telling Us About Vaccines? - Part 11

Vaccines: The Greater Good or Greater Greed? – Conclusion - Part 12

Using Price to Avoid Vaccine Shortages - Professor David Ridley explores tensions in the vaccine market


The Zika Disaster & The Extreme Dangers of Vaccinating Pregnant Women by Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, DO, AOBNMM, ABIHM

Science: Big Pharma’s Role In Iatrogenic Mitochondrial Diseases Caused By Vaccines And Prescription Drugs by Catherine Frompovich

New documentary shines light onto CDC's cover-up of links between vaccines and autism

The People's Pharmacy: Did this year's flu shot cause persistent arm pain?

National Adult Immunization Plan- Now Available Online!

How and when will we get to a Zika vaccine?

Pediatric Vaccination: Who Bears The Burden?

Parents opposed to mandatory vaccinations rally in Oklahoma

Using Price to Avoid Vaccine Shortages - Professor David Ridley explores tensions in the vaccine market


Zika: GE mosquitoes bite, deliver flying vaccine?
- Zika: the ideal fake epidemic to stir “need” for airborne vaccination: “we must do something to stop the spread of the virus” - No need to mandate shots: release mosquitoes to deliver them by Jon Rappoport

12 Groups Race to Develop Zika Vaccine

Nonprofit ramps up the vaccines battle

GSK to Evaluate VBI Vaccines' LPV Platform

Doctors say meningitis threat not high for use of new vaccine

Health Affairs February Issue: Vaccines

Uptake of free vaccinations in US varies depending on ethnicity and income, says study

Bay Area vaccine controversy reignites in time for Super Bowl

Fifth meeting on use of vaccines for prevention of influenza

Mandatory HPV Vaccinations Can Help Save Hundreds From Cancer

Cracking Down on Anti-Vaxxers May Be Easier Than We Thought - Compulsory vaccination laws may soon become the rule, not the exception.

Hawaii mayor declares state of emergency over dengue outbreak

Research Priorities to Inform Public Health and Medical Practice for Domestic Zika Virus: A Workshop

In Low-Income Countries, Vaccines Don't Just Save Lives — They Save People Money Too

February Health Affairs: Vaccine development assistance nearly quadrupled over 14 years

Risk Assessment - Seasonal Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09

New compound may fight various influenza strains

Microcephaly: Not from Zika, but Vaccines, GM Mosquitos or Glyphosate? (video)

BREAKING: WHO Backtracks On One Zika Virus Side-Effect

Legal System Impacted By New Medical Understanding Of ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’


Expanding use of vaccines could save up to $44 for every dollar spent, study suggests

Whooping cough booster loses effectiveness in teenagers

Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on Vaccines - Moms and dads who were well-informed on Disneyland cases were more confident about shots in survey

CDC updates vaccines for HPV, Meningitis virus (video)

Vaccines are Good for Children and Economies

TG4010 Vaccine Plus Chemo Appears Effective in Advanced NSCLC

Gloomy assessment underpins UN panel's health crisis advice

Late start to Northern Hemisphere flu season feels strong H1N1 impact

News Scan for Feb 09, 2016 - Global leishmaniasis burden; More H5N1 in Nigeria; Eye problems and Zika-linked microcephaly

 

Vaccinate to Prevent AF? Risk in Seniors Falls After Flu Shot

Although the flu vaccine is already recommended for many patient groups, this study suggests that there are even more potential public-health ...

Malloy, state health officials sued over Ebola quarantine policy

People quarantined in Connecticut during the height of the 2014 ebola crisis sued Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials on Monday, saying ...

Expanding use of vaccines could save up to $44 for every dollar spent, study suggests

With both approaches, the costs of immunization programs were separately modeled to include supply chain, service delivery and vaccine costs.

February Health Affairs: Vaccine development assistance nearly quadrupled over 14 years

February Health Affairs: Vaccine development assistance nearly ... T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and coauthors, used estimates compiled by the ...

Will more states ban nonmedical exemptions for childhood vaccination?

These exemption laws have provoked debate over the rights of parents versus the responsibility of government to protect public health. Researchers ...

Sierra Leone discharges last known Ebola patient

FREETOWN, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient has been released from hospital, medical officials said on Monday, allowing ...

Obama Administration: Ebola Lessons Being Applied to Response to Zika Virus

As you know, Ebola just lingered on. The first case was in December 2013. By March, when there were a lot of cases, people started to realize it, ...

Connecticut Governor is Being Sued by Ebola Quarantines from 2014

FILE - A medical team of the Paris emergency unit show their protective suits during a training session to take care of suspected Ebola cases during a ...

More than 2100 students told to update records with public health, or face suspension

More than 2,100 elementary school kids in Sarnia-Lambton could be facing suspension if their immunization records aren't brought up to date with ...

Connecticut Governor Sued Over Ebola Quarantines

Connecticut Governor Sued Over Ebola Quarantines. The lawsuit claims Gov. Dannel Malloy unnecessarily quarantined people returning from West ...

African Health Ministers To Meet On Immunization

African Health Ministers will be meeting at the end of this month in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the first ever African ministerial conference on ...

Got your shot? Adult vaccines become more common

For all adults, some vaccines beyond an annual flu shot have become a ... The CDC also recommends adults receive boosters for measles, mumps ...

3-year-old boy crippled by polio was given drops at least nine times

KARACHI: A three-year-old boy, who was confirmed as the first polio case of Karachi this year, had been given the immunisation drops at least nine ...

Ebola threat looms as robbers target graves

At one of the cemeteries targeted, Kingtom, 60 per cent of the more than 6,000 graves were those of Ebola victims. Council's environment and social ...

More efficient vaccine leads to milder flu season

Although flu season is well underway, reports of the virus in West Virginia have been low this winter, with the Centers for Disease Control and ...

Connecticut governor, health officials sued over Ebola quarantines

They left Saturday on a trip to Liberia, their native country, and because of the recent Ebola outbreak there, the couple fears how a quarantine policy ...

Clinic Lawsuit Challenges Ebola Quarantines

The lawsuit stems from events that took place in the fall of 2014 when West Africa was facing an Ebola epidemic and media accounts stoked public ...

Q&A: A jump-start to developing Zika vaccine, but will still take 'some years'

Last year, one of your former colleagues coauthored a paper urging a $2 billion fund to develop vaccines for infectious diseases, although Zika wasn't ...

Flu cases on the rise

The Campbell County Public Health Office has leftover vaccines from this season's drive and is offering it for free for children 6 months to 19 years old.

Chimerix Presents Positive Results From Brincidofovir Pivotal Study in Animal Model for Smallpox

Data from this pivotal animal model study support the potential to advance brincidofovir as a medical countermeasure for smallpox. There is currently ...

Connecticut Officials Sued Over Ebola Quarantines In 2014

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) Several people quarantined in Connecticut after returning from West Africa during the Ebola epidemic in ...

Mi'kmaq leader says PEI park honours general who wanted aboriginals killed

... supported using blankets infected with small pox to kill aboriginal people. ... of a military general who wanted to kill aboriginal people with smallpox.

Mixed Flu Shot Vaccinations

At local retirement homes, both Maple Court Villa in Walkerton and Kelso Pines in Owen Sound reported 97 per cent of staff received the flu vaccine.

Share Your Different (Autism) Key at 2/11 UCLA Free Event with John Donvan & Caren Zucker

Please take this unique opportunity to participate in the current national conversation about autism. Can't get a sitter or respite? Perhaps you should ...

Mobilising against Measles

... of opportunity to protect the children; the overall objective is to enhance herd immunity to measles by achieving coverage for measles immunization.

Connecticut Officials Sued Over Ebola Quarantines In 2014

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) Several people quarantined in Connecticut after returning from West Africa during the Ebola epidemic in ...

Suit: State 'trampled civil liberties' during ebola quarantine

The former Yale University public health student quarantined after being hospitalized with suspected Ebola in October is one of a dozen plaintiffs in a ...

Study: Tdap Booster Wanes in Adolescents

In the Unites States, the type of vaccine offered to children was switched from DTwP, or whole cell pertussis, to DTaP vaccines during the 1990s for all ...

Why quarantines won't stop the Zika virus

At the height of Ebola panic in 2014, some state governments used a draconian measure to keep the virus from spreading within their borders: ...

Family, students sue Connecticut governor over Ebola quarantines

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Several people quarantined in Connecticut after returning from West Africa during the 2014 Ebola epidemic are suing Gov.

Governor, Health Officials Sued Over Ebola Quarantines

Several people quarantined in Connecticut after returning from West Africa during the 2014 Ebola epidemic are suing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state ...

Liberia's Ebola Widows Struggle to Provide for Their Families

Sweet, an Ebola survivor and mother of five, chokes back tears as she recalls contemplating an abortion after the virus killed her husband -- leaving ...

Late-life immunisation

Pneumococcal the vaccine against pneumonia is mandatory from the age of 65. The tetanus vaccine should be repeated once in 10 years, and ...

State health officials encouraging flu vaccinations now to protect against more severe illness

With influenza (flu) activity increasing across the country, Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) officials are encouraging residents to get ...

Whooping cough protection fades fast after booster shot

The Tdap booster shot has been given to 11- and 12-year-olds since 2006 since to increase protection against pertussis, tetanus, and diptheria ...

Yale Law School students file suit against state officials over Ebola quarantines in 2014

HARTFORD Several people quarantined in Connecticut after returning from West Africa during the Ebola epidemic in 2014 are suing Gov. Dannel ...

Yale law clinic suing Connecticut officials over 2014 Ebola quarantines

This undated file image made available by the Centers for Disease Controshows the Ebola virus. (AP Photo/Centers for Disease Control, File).

Ebola Quarantines Lead to Civil Rights Lawsuit

NEW HAVEN The Legal Services Organization at Yale Law School was scheduled to announce a federal class action lawsuit at Noon Monday ...

Ebola: UN urges WHO reforms

The Ebola outbreak, which began in Guinea and spread from there to infect thousands across Liberia and Sierra Leone, killed more than 11 300 ...

UPDATE 1-Thousands of lives at risk unless WHO reforms now - UN report

Zika renewed scrutiny on agency after Ebola outbreak. * Panel recommends emergency command and control centre (Adds details, quotes, ...

Kevin Gates, Beacon Of Good Judgment, Explains Why He Didn't Vaccinate His Kids

Vaccinate your children. ... going to be by subscribing to unsubstantiated urban legends that say vaccination causes autism or other health problems.

Monday letters: HPV vaccine will save SC children's lives

The S.C. Cervical Cancer Prevention Act (H.3204) will allow underinsured adolescents in South Carolina to receive the HPV vaccine at their ...

Study shows risks from Gardasil vaccine

A new study from the American College of Pediatricians shows the HPV vaccine Gardasil may cause early menopause, or early ovarian failure.

Effectiveness of Whooping Cough Vaccine Questioned as Number of Cases Rise

In 2010, California suffered the biggest outbreak of whooping cough (pertussis) in more than 50 years. The most impacted age group during 2010 was ...

The Vaccine for Whooping Cough Is Not That Efficient

Although its efficiency is highly contested, public health authorities continue to administer the vaccine because it does help in preventing the ...

Shared services proposed for health units

BELLEVILLE - Facing a years-long funding freeze, local public health ... Those include public health inspection, vaccination clinics, dental services ...

A flu shot is blamed for paralyzing Marysue Grivna; the 12-year-old needs a room of her own

While doctor cannot definitively say the flu vaccine caused Marysue's ADEM, it is highly suspect, her mom says. "Mentally she is all there, she ...

Can NewLink Genetics Win the Zika Vaccine Race?

However, NewLink's lack of clinical stage, infectious disease vaccines -- other than the ebola vaccine it passed from the PHAC to Merck -- doesn't fill ...

To prevent flu, vaccination key

Eggs have been used to make flu vaccines for the last 70 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but since 2012 the FDA ...

Affinivax gets additional funding to advance its pneumococcal vaccine

Affinivax has secured an additional funding of $2.5m from Melinda & Gates Foundation to advance its pneumococcal vaccine towards clinical trials.

CDC updates vaccines for HPV, Meningitis virus

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) are making big changes to the list of vaccinations they say you and your family should get.

Should vaccines be mandatory?

The anti-vaccination movement has been growing by leaps and bounds in recent years, arguing that vaccines can result in autism in children and ...

Penn State harnessing research muscle to fight infectious diseases

Penn State harnessing research muscle to fight infectious diseases ... To help tackle the complexities of infectious disease dynamics, Penn State has ... in Africa, as well as developing new drugs and vaccines against malaria.

Is this whooping cough vaccine doing more harm than good?

The Tdap booster primarily protects against pertussis, commonly known as the whooping cough, in addition to tetanus and diphtheria. In a study ...

Tdap Vaccination incapable of Long-Term Protection

The booster vaccination, known as Tdap, is given for the protection against whooping cough or pertussis, diphtheria and tetanus. However, the ...

Legislation Would Force Arizona Schools to List Immunization Rates for Infectious Diseases

At some Arizona schools, more than 30 percent of children haven't been vaccinated against such dangerous infectious diseases as whooping cough ...

To HPV Or Not To HPV, That Is The Question

Despite preventing several forms of cancer, the HPV vaccines is not being ... Last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory ...

Public health threat of meningitis isn't high: Officials

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is responsible for issuing yearly guidance on vaccines. It has suggested doctors to speak out about ...

NUJS closed for chicken pox after tiny small pox scare

NUJS Kolkata will be closed for the student body for 10 days, starting today, due to the outbreak of chicken pox on campus. Faculty and administrative ...

First Polio Case of 2016 Surfaces

KARACHI: The first case of polio in the year 2016 surfaced when a three year old child was diagnosed with the virus in Karachi's Dadap area.

Vaccine for Whooping Cough Not as Effective as Believed

For the study, the team of researchers looked at whooping cough (also known as pertussis) infections in 280,000 children around the age of 10 from ...

Should Congress Investigate Autism-Vaccine Link?

Many health experts have been calling for congressional hearings since August 2014, when a senior researcher for the Centers for Disease Control ...

Scientists Seek Answers on Zika in Other Viruses

A number of other viruses, such as rubella and cytomegalovirus, pose a serious risk during pregnancy. Researchers have uncovered some important ...

Booster against whooping cough in emergency situations will be more effective: report

In the 1990s, the US government has switched from whole-cell pertussis (DTwP) vaccine to the acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine because of the ...

Media & Public Health Reaction If Lead in Water was Handled Like Mercury in Vaccines

Julie Obradovic is a Contributing Editor to Age of Autism. Her book An Unfortunate Coincidence: A mother's life inside the autism controversy is due ...

Whooping Cough Vaccine's Protective Effect Eventually Fades Away

After four years since immunization the situation is a lot grimmer the vaccine is still doing its job in just 9 percent of vaccinated kids. The study was ...

NUJS shut for two weeks after chicken-pox outbreak

A chicken-pox endemic has broken out at the campus of the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS) Kolkata. Students have ...

First Polio Case Of Year 2016 Surfaces In Pakistan

KARACHI: The first incidence of Polio for 2016 in the country surfaced on Monday when a 34-month-old infant was diagnosed with the virus in ...

To Your Health | Dr. Keith Roach: Flu vaccine doesn't threaten most autoimmune sufferers

Exceptions do exist. Anyone with a history of Guillain-Barre syndrome within six weeks of a previous influenza vaccination shouldn't get the flu vaccine ...

Swine flu jab plea after 150 new cases are reported in Northern Ireland

Health officials have warned vulnerable people to get vaccinated again swine flu after almost 150 cases were reported in Northern Ireland during the ...

Vaccination rates reach record high

IMMUNISATION rates in Western Australia have sky-rocketed, with the proportion of fully vaccinated 5-year old children reaching a record high.

Year's first polio case surfaces in Karachi

KARACHI (Web Desk) Health department has confirmed the first case of polio for the year 2016 in Karachi, Dunya News reported. Polio virus was ...

India: PE firms queue up to buy stake in Bharat Biotech as existing investors eye exit

Bharat Biotech, that recently unveiled Zika vaccine candidates, is a WHO pre-qualified manufacturer of Hepatitis-B vaccines for supply to UNICEF and ...

Fewer people getting the jab for shingles in Staffordshire

Free shingles vaccinations are offered to people over the age of 70. ... Dr Mary Ramsay, head of immunisation at Public Health England, said: "It's ...

First polio case of the year surfaces in Karachi

KARACHI: A three-year-old child in Karachi has been diagnosed with the crippling polio disease, a first in the city since the beginning of the year.

Free swine flu vaccination for health workers

In 2015, the injectible swine flu vaccine procured by the Union health ministry for frontline health workers involved in the management of swine flu had ...

Top private equity firms in line to buy out stakes of Bharat Biotech: Report

The company is a qualified manufacturer of the Hepatitis-B vaccine, which is supplied to UNICEF. It holds 50 patents and has delivered more than ...

VALNEVA Signs New R&D Collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline for the EB66(r) Cell Line

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), seasonal influenza vaccination only should lead to the distribution of between 171 to 179 million ...

Evidence suggests vaccines safe for most people with autoimmune disease

Dear Dr. Roach I am a 39-year-old male with systemic lupus. I read your article on artificial and natural immunity and how getting the flu shot helps ...

Halleen: Concentration is sometimes impossible at this stage in life

If you had chickenpox when you were younger and have had friends who have suffered through shingles, you know how important that one is.

Whooping Cough Vaccine is not Providing Long-lasting Protection, Study Finds

The Tdap, the booster vaccine, is designed to prevent whooping cough or pertussis as well as diphtheria and tetanus but a new research has found ...

African health ministers to meet on immunisation

Ahead of the ministerial meeting, the Meningitis Vaccine Project (MVP), a partnership between PATH and the WHO will also celebrate the success of ...

Whooping Cough Vaccine Protection Weakness

While it is not likely public health officials will recommend returning to the old whooping cough vaccine over the Tdap or DTaP, given the protection ...

Free swine flu vaccination for health workers

We have given directives to state health officials to ensure that at least one swine flu vaccination centre should be functional at taluka level so that ...

UNC School of Medicine encourages HPV vaccines for cancer prevention

In a press release, Barbara Rimer, dean of UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, said it's important to promote the HPV vaccine in local ...

Manufacturing truths

... effects of a vaccine called TDAP (tetanus.diphtheria and pertussis) mandated by Brazil's Minister of Health for all expectant mothers in that country.

Bajaur people to boycott polio drive over power outages

The participants decided that people of Khar town would boycott the coming anti-polio drive in the region if the power loadshedding wasn't stopped.

How Bharat Biotech is looking to make its research pay off

Hyderabad/New Delhi: Vaccine maker Bharat Biotech International Ltd ... WHO said the Zika crisis in Brazil was a public health emergency of global ...

Whooping Cough Booster Vaccine Only 9% Effective After 4 Years

Note this study adds to mounting evidence that the acellular pertussis vaccines, which are included in Tdap products, may be less effective than earlier ...

Health Risk

The year 2016 was supposed to be the year when Pakistan would finally be rid of the devastating disease of polio, and make public health priority.

Whooping Cough Vaccine Offers Short-time Protection Only, A New Study Says

Based on those cases, the researchers estimated that the Tdap vaccine ... Infectious disease specialist William Schaffner said the whooping cough ...

Whooping cough vaccine offers short-term protection

Whooping cough vaccine offers short-term protection ... that the Tdap, the booster vaccine dose against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, wanes after ...

Hepatitis b surface ab antibody positive?

You're positive for antibodies to surface antigens because you had the first sequence of Hep-B vaccination. Negative to core antigen antibodies ...

Anti-polio drive from Feb 15

Monday, February 08, 2016 - RawalpindiFour-day anti polio drive would start from February 15 in the district Rawalpindi. During the campaign ...

Whooping Cough, Pertussis Vaccine TDap can Wear Off in Teens, Young Adult

... have found that protection from the set of pertussis vaccines that kids receive by age 6 called the diphtheria-tetanus-acellular-pertussis vaccine, ...

Concerted efforts, IPV introduction reduce polio cases in Fata

PESHAWAR: Gaining access to inaccessible areas and introducing inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) has drastically reduced the number of polio cases ...

Whooping Cough, Pertussis Vaccine TDap can Wear Off in Teens, Young Adult: Study

Designed to protect kids against pertussis, or whooping cough, tetanus and diphtheria, the Tdap booster was found to have only protected about 69% ...

Suspected chickenpox outbreak at NUJS

Sporadic cases of suspected chicken pox have been reported from the campus of West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences in the city.

Bay Area vaccine controversy reignites in time for Super Bowl

Bay Area vaccine controversy reignites in time for Super Bowl ... Dr. Yvonne Maldonado, chief of the pediatric infectious diseases division at the ...

Where's the flu?

Medical assistant student Torre Eckmann gave 9-year-old Rihanna Flynn a nasal mist flu vaccination during a clinic at the Madison East Center in ...

African leaders advocate locally developed Zika, Lassa virus vaccines

Mihigo argued that the same method utilized to create demand for development of the meningitis A vaccine several years ago would be utilized to ...

Evans: What Zika virus can teach us

The rubella pandemic began in Europe and spread to the U.S., resulting in about 20,000 cases of rubella syndrome. Before a vaccine could be ...

Ineffective vaccine responsible for whooping cough outbreak

Because Tdap provides reasonable short-term protection, it may contain pertussis more effectively if administered to adolescents in anticipation on ...

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