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How Aluminum in Vaccines Affects Your Health

New on back-to-school list: Mandatory shots for 7th, 12th-graders

Parents, health providers hope vaccination film will open dialogue

No Flu Nasal Spray Next Season: Why Is This Vaccine Not Working?

Bernice Eddy Warned of Defective Salk Polio Vaccine

A Rose Is a Rose. But What About a Vaccine?

VaXxed Becomes a Cautionary Tale Of Vaccine Injury for All Americans to Hear by Anne Dachel - Age of Autism

Controversial vaccine film comes to Maine

Washington Post Article ‘HPV Vaccine Is Conjecture’

FDA Approves Longer Shelf Life for Influenza Vaccine

WHO plans urgent yellow fever vaccinations in Angola, Congo

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Interview: How This Homegrown Philly Biotech Co. Is Leading the World On a Zika Vaccine

More Malaysian parents to reject vaccinations for their kids this year

Expert says some parents refuse vaccinations due to inaccurate information

This Vaccine Could Be a Game-Changer for Herpes, Which You’ll Probably Contract at Some Point If You Haven’t Already

MCR-1 findings in gulls show mobility of resistance threat

Antibodies found which 'neutralise' Zika virus: Study

Mild Flu Season Credited to Well-Matched Influenza Vaccine, Less Severe Predominant Strain

ACIP Backs Cholera, MenACWY Vaccines

RSV most common pathogen associated with pneumonia in South African children

In Long Road To HIV Vaccine, Local Clincal Trials Begin With New Approach

GSK and PATH welcome commitment by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to co-fund pilot implementation programme for RTS,S malaria vaccine candidate in Africa

Advocacy group urges vaccinations for children

Elanco opens Vaccines Innovation Center

News Scan for Jun 24, 2016 - White House Zika funding threat; Saudi MERS update; Flu vaccine developments; CDC lab incident disclosures; Measles susceptibility estimate

 

CDC Says FluMist Vaccine Doesn't Work, Shouldn't Be Used

FluMist influenza vaccination is administered through the nose. ... of measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of public health interventions.

UPDATE 3-US spurns AstraZeneca's nasal spray flu vaccine as ineffective

FluMist is currently the only licensed flu vaccine that does not require a shot, ... an infectious disease expert from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, who ... Deutsche Bank analyst Richard Parkes said the U.S. vaccine problem ...

Q+A: CDC Recommends Against Nasal Flu Vaccine, Back to Needles

It suggests that despite earlier evidence, the nasal spray vaccine is actually less ... The reasons for the nasal flu vaccine's poor performance aren't clear. ... for the flu and for other infections are sorely needed (no pun intended).

CDC Rejects FluMist: Expert Q&A

A CDC committee said this week that the nasal spray flu vaccine, FluMist, ... WebMD: Public Health England says the nasal spray vaccine works and ...

HPV vaccination could be offered to schoolboys to decrease risk of cancer

"I recognise the frustration that people have expressed and I have talked personally to Public Health England officials who are involved in the ...

CDC recommends against using FluMist vaccine

The makers of the FluMist vaccine are under fire. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that that the vaccine doesn't work nearly as ...

The Feds Say This Popular Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine Doesn't Work

Want to get vaccinated for this fall's flu season? Hopefully, you don't mind needles. Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on ...

Despite House OK, Zika Aid Bill Faces Long Odds to Passage

Republicans initially displayed little urgency to respond to the request and forced the administration to devote more than $500 million of unspent Ebola ...

To Fight Bio-Terrorism, India Needs Central Epidemiological Database: Experts

With newer threats like Ebola, Zika, W Selvamurthy, a former Distinguished Scientist at the DRDO, emphasised on setting up a central epidemiological ...

CDC Advisory Committee On Immunization Practices Votes To Recommend Vaxchora PaxVax Inc ...

(BUSINESS WIRE)--PaxVax today announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization ...

2500 Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone to get monthly allowance

2500 Ebola survivors, mostly women and children, have been targeted to receive monthly allowance and skills training as part of the United Nations ...

Health Care for the Last Mile

When Rachel Larson '15 touched down in Liberia, Africa, just two weeks after graduating from St. Thomas, Ebola was still an international concern.

Sierra Leone, Guinea medical experts in Uganda over disease control

In 2014 Ebola epidemic, the largest in history, broke out in West Africa killing thousands of people with the most affected countries being Liberia which ...

Parent Alert: Nasal Flu Vaccine Doesn't Actually Work

Parent Alert: Nasal Flu Vaccine Doesn't Actually Work ... What you see in the photo above is a young child getting a flu vaccine via nasal mist. ... in a very substantial way, said Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease specialist at ...

FDA Must List Withheld Documents on Ebola Drug Access, Court Says

June 22 The FDA must produce a list of the documents it's withholding on access to the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp so a federal district court ...

CDC advisory panel recommends no nasal spray flu vaccine this year

ATLANTA - The Centers for Disease Control's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended Wednesday that the nasal spray flu ...

New Baltimore family raising funds to get autism therapy dogs

Jared was diagnosed with autism at the age of 10, and Nathan at the age of 11. Somes said the boys have meltdowns, often connected to sensory ...

New measles case, more exposures reported in Pinal

ELOY Health officials say they've confirmed another case of measles tied to an employee of Eloy Detention Center with new exposure sites in Casa ...

CDC: Americans should not use intranasal flu vaccines

Americans should not use the nasal spray flu vaccine during the 2016-2017 flu season, according to new recommendations from the Centers for ...

Bad News For Kids Who Don't Like Flu Shots

A panel of vaccination experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made the surprising recommendation late Wednesday that ...

Bad News For Kids Who Don't Like Flu Shots

It's time to brace the kids who don't like getting their flu shots for some disappointing news. A panel of vaccination experts advising the Centers for ...

CDC Panel Rejects Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine for 20162017 Season

The ACIP continues to recommend annual flu vaccination with either the inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) or the recombinant influenza vaccine (RIV) ...

CDC advisory panel recommends against using nasal spray version of flu vaccine

A national vaccine advisory panel of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that no one should use the nasal spray version of the flu ...

Pet vaccine clinic planned Saturday by JCARL, NPD

Dogs and cats must be 12 weeks of age or older to receive the rabies vaccine. Owners are asked to bring proof of prior vaccinations to receive ...

ACIP Nixes Nasal Spray Influenza Vaccine for Next Season

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted to recommend that live ...

Immunise children against diseases, Najib advises parents

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak (pix) today reminded parents to ensure that their children are immunised against diseases, and ...

Autism, schizophrenia, ADHD, and bipolar disorder risk in kids may be linked to older dads: Study

Compared to kids with the youngest dads, children with fathers over the age of ... Men are more likely to pass on their mutations with age because their ...

Clermont County Public Health offers back-to-school immunization clinics

BATAVIA, Ohio (June 22, 2016) Though summer vacation is in full swing, Clermont County Public Health is preparing for the upcoming school year ...

CDC Recommends Giving Up Nasal Flu Vaccine in Favor of Shots

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, changed its recommendations ...

Livelihood skills and monthly stipends for Ebola survivors

The Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Dr. Sylvia O. Blyden said her ministry will soon create an Ebola Survivors' desk that will ...

CDC Recommends Against FluMist Vaccine

FluMist, the nasal spray vaccine for flu, should not be used during the upcoming season, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory ...

CDC Advisory Panel Recommends Against FluMist Quadrivalent

CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) did, however, continue to recommend annual flu vaccination, with either the inactivated ...

CDC: FluMist inhaled flu vaccine not effective against influenza

An advisory panel to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the FluMist nasal spray vaccine be shelved this flu season ...

CDC: Nasal spray flu vaccine ineffective again, get the shot

The nasal spray version of the annual flu vaccine failed to protect kids again last year, the latest in a string of failures that has prompted an expert ...

AstraZeneca writes off $80 million after US authorities say nasal flu vaccine ineffective

As FluMist is administered as a nasal spray rather than an injection, the vaccine is commonly used with children. AstraZeneca objected to the CDC ...

Is religious animosity coupled with ignorance of vaccines bringing diphtheria back to Malappuram?

According to recent reports, 23,912 out of 342,657 children in Malappuram below the age of five have not been immunized even once in their lifespan.

A widely used flu vaccine isn't working

... preliminary independent findings by public health authorities in other countries suggesting the vaccine was 46 to 58 percent effective overall against ...

Diphtheria death: Health dept seeks help of religious heads

Even though the health department had launched a campaign Mission Indra Dhanush in April to bring all the kids under the immunisation cover, still ...

Pharmalot, Pharmalittle: AstraZeneca takes $80 million hit on 'ineffective' flu vaccine

A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel recommend the newly FDA-approved cholera vaccine from PaxVax for use in adult ...

'Buster' Goes To Harvard: A Proud Day For Liberia's Top Cop

He was the Liberian National Police Commissioner during the Ebola outbreak. He and his men would wear protective equipment when they were out ...

CDC Panel Says FluMist Nasal Flu Vaccine Ineffective

THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans may have to do without the easier, nasal spray form of flu vaccine next flu season, a panel ...

FluMist Nasal Flu Vaccine Ineffective: CDC Panel

The decision was announced late Wednesday by the CDC's Advisory Panel on ... The traditional flu shot is effective, however, and recommended for ...

Flu nose spray doesn't work for children; use shots instead, federal expert panel says

The needle-free nasal spray accounts for about one-third of all flu vaccines given to children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a ...

Dengue vaccine gets approval in Costa Rica

The approval in Costa Rica is the fourth registration of the dengue vaccine in ... "Dengue represents a growing and serious public health issue in many ...

Form 6-K VBI Vaccines Inc/BC For: Jun 23

We believe that developing a vaccine to prevent CMV offers the best chance of substantially eliminating congenital CMV infection and the resulting ...

Niger pioneers thermo-stable vaccine for Rotavirus

Doctors Without Borders teams in Maradi, Niger are trialling a first-of-its-kind, thermo-stable vaccination for Rotavirus, a highly infectious disease that ...

VBI Vaccines Begins Enrolling Patients in a Phase I Trial of its Preventative Cytomegalovirus ...

... fetal alcohol syndrome,(2) making it a key public health priority and a strong candidate for recommended universal vaccination and reimbursement.

AstraZeneca's FluMist Vaccine Fails Again, CDC Recommends Shots This Flu Season

This caused the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to recommend ...

Police uncover fake vaccine syndicate

Evidence gathered from the raid include 195 sachets of hepatitis B, 221 bottles of polio vaccine, 55 snake antidote vaccines and a number of ...

Immunise Children Against Diseases, Najib Advises Parents

Pic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Thursday reminded parents to ensure that their children are immunised against ...

Najib: Dont be easily influenced by rumours on vaccination

"It is worrying that some parents have decided to not vaccinate their children. This does not only harm their children, it allows for infectious diseases to ...

Sanofi Pasteur's (SNY) VaxigripTetra Receives Positive EoP in Germany, Reference Member States

"For over 60 years the expertise of Sanofi Pasteur has been committed to providing new immunization solutions for the prevention of influenza to better ...

New Four-Strain Influenza Vaccine, VaxigripTetra, Regulatory Dossier from Sanofi Pasteur Now ...

From a public health perspective, using quadrivalent rather than trivalent influenza vaccines could have resulted in a further reduction of up to 1.6 ...

Police Apprehend Fake Vaccines` Criminals

The police confiscated 195 packages of Hepatitis B vaccine, 221 botols of Pediacel vaccine, 364 botols of Dried Measle vaccine solvent, 81 packages ...

Trichy switches to IPV in polio fight | Trichy NYOOOZ

The next immunization will be on Friday. ... Trichy: On the first day of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) immunization drive in Trichy district, 436 children ...

Drones to make vaccine delivery more economical

Using unmanned drones to deliver lifesaving vaccines in low- and ... programmes, which provide childhood vaccines such as hepatitis B, tetanus, ...

ACHD Considering HPV Vaccine Mandate For Children

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) The Allegheny County Health Department is considering a mandate that would require 11 and 12-year-olds to receive all ...

Dengue vaccine likely to be available at public hospitals next year

Costa Rica's Health Ministry on Monday approved the use of Dengvaxia, the ... Arroba said the vaccine could be approved for use by the public health ...

Flu vaccines: CDC says FluMist 'nasal spray' should not be used this upcoming flu season

ACIP continues to recommend annual flu vaccination, with either the ... of measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of public health interventions, ...

Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine Now Required in Ohio Schools

Ohio law also requires school children in the state to be vaccinated against tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough. The vaccine, referred to as Tdap, ...

Dachel Wake Up: Egypt and Autism

Now, Egypt was able to celebrate, Autism Awareness Month. ... Autism is just another way of living. ... Anne Dachel is Media Editor for Age of Autism.

Plane makes emergency landing

PHOENIX (AP) Arizona health officials say they've confirmed one new case of measles in Pinal County and it poses a risk to the public.

Dengue vaccine approved in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the 5th country in the world to approve the dengue vaccine, ... "Dengue represents a growing and serious public health issue in many ...

Zika In America: Senate To Vote Thursday On $1.1 Billion Deal To Combat Deadly Virus Despite ...

But Congress failed to act forcing the president to transfer more than $500 million in unspent Ebola funding to the anti-Zika campaign. The newly ...

Making the case for vaccination

An immunization clinic for the community will be held Thursday from 3-6 p.m. Thursday in the Hall of Fame room at the Sturgeon Falls Sports Complex.

Whooping cough outbreak over for Bancroft area

... Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) has announced that the incubation period for residents to show symptoms of pertussis ended June ...

B.C. Mom Urges Parents To Vaccinate Their Kids After Her Baby Contracts Whooping Cough

Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection that can cause babies to stop breathing. Prevention is mainly by ...

Two-year-old boy dies of diphtheria in Kedah, sibling in critical condition

"The two-year-old and three other siblings aged four, three and 10 months had not received immunisation for diphtheria," he said in a statement.

Drones may be cheaper alternative to deliver vaccines in low- and middle-income countries

... to keep them from getting sick or dying from preventable diseases," said Bruce Y Lee, from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Suspected measles case closes Levin East School

Levin East School will be closed on Friday after a suspected measles case was reported to MidCentral Public Health Service. If confirmed, it would ...

Congo almost runs out of yellow fever vaccine amid epidemic

Congo has extensive experience of dealing with outbreaks of tropical diseases and the Ebola virus was first identified in the central African country.

Sanofi Pasteur Dengue Vaccine Approved in Costa Rica

"Dengue represents a growing and serious public health issue in many ... Public vaccinations against dengue began in the Philippines in April, with ...

CDC''s Advisory Committee Votes Down Use Of ''nasal Spray'' Flu Vaccine

(RTTNews.com) - CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices or ACIP voted that live attenuated influenza vaccine or LAIV, also known as ...

Diphtheria and the anti-vaccine lobby

The Islamic Medical Association of Malaysia (Imam) takes a serious view of the resurgence of infectious diseases such as diphtheria which had ...

Trichy switches to IPV in polio fight

Trichy: On the first day of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) immunization drive in Trichy district, 436 children below the age of 1 in urban and rural areas ...

GAC Finds Over US$2.6 M Questionable Expenditure during World Bank Liberia Ebola Audit

Monrovia - The General Auditing Commission (GAC) of Liberia completed and submitted the Ebola Emergency Response Project (EERP) Audit to the ...

IDS-led team wins first prize for social science response to Ebola

ERAP and the related Ebola: lessons for development initiatives were collaborations bringing together key partnerships and decades of research ...

Flu nasal spray vaccine fails again, health officials report

But some, including a representative of the American Academy of Pediatrics, opposed the move. They argued FluMist is more expensive, and that ...

Labor raises 'philosophical' concerns over vaccination register outsourcing

The Australian school vaccination register should only be run by ... If government agencies want to run public health campaigns due to low ...

Ebola Drug and Vaccine Market Region-wise Outlook & Landscape

Ebola has emerged as a major hazard to mankind in recent years. Though the Ebola virus and the disease caused by it have been familiar to science ...

Docs call for vaccination of animals to curb lepto cases

... P Vijayachari, director of Regional Medical Research Centre, Port Blair, who is attending a two-day long seminar in Mumbai on infectious diseases.

Nasal spray flu vaccine fails again; panel urges traditional flu shots

In this Oct. 4, 2005 file photo, a Danielle Holland reacts as she is given a FluMist influenza vaccination in St. Leonard, Md. On Wednesday, June 22, ...

Measles passed on by patients in Kerry outbreak

The difficulty with measles is that a patient may be unwell but it can take four days for a rash to appear, during which time it can be mistaken for ...

FluMist Nasal Spray Vaccine Doesn't Work: Experts

In this Oct. 4, 2005 file photo, a young girl reacts as she is given a FluMist influenza vaccination in St. Leonard, Md. On June 22, 2016, federal officials ...

16442 dogs in 68 Legazpi villages get vaccination

Anti-rabies vaccination is an annual activity of the CVO as part of eliminating the negative effects of animal bites as well as to maintain the city's status ...

FluMist Nose Spray Vaccine Doesn't Work This Year, Experts Say

The popular, needle-free FluMist influenza vaccine has not protected kids or adults against flu for years and should not be used this coming flu season ...

CDC panel recommends against using FluMist vaccine

The CDC committee, which includes 15 immunization experts, reviewed data ... president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, said in a statement.

Caution on chicken pox

The District Medical Officer (DMO) has urged people to maintain caution against the spread of chicken pox. Care should be taken to prevent the ...

Chandigarh: Work will focus on immunisations for babies, guidance on nutrition, says Frederick Shaw

The volunteers from the city and around the world focus especially on children who were severely malnourished and needed urgent healthcare.

Putting the foot down: Won't vaccinate children in Ramazan, says LHWs

MULTAN: Scores of lady health workers staged a demonstration in Dera Ghazi Khan on Wednesday saying that they would not participate in polio ...

Diphtheria: Ensure child gets 5-in-1 antigen vaccines

NOOR HISHAM: Children who received complete immunisation would only suffer from minor symptoms when being infected and shielded from ...

Officers told to keep eye on immunisation coverage

He said that the coverage targets should be met 100 during the anti-polio campaign. He added that Punjab was currently a polio-free province due to ...

AstraZeneca's Flu-Vaccine Spray Fails Again; US Panel Recommends Shot

All flu vaccines performed poorly two winters ago, but data show FluMist ... Many doctors, hospitals and flu clinics place their orders for flu vaccine ...

Scholars urged to work against polio virus

QuettaA meeting at Polio Emergency Center here in Quetta emphasized on religious scholars to play their important role in the society to aware ...

Families welcome vaccination campaign in Yemen

These particular health workers were conducting a polio vaccination campaign. Once they had recharged their batteries, Mr. Basaad brought his ...

Whooping cough confirmed in Moose Jaw rural area

Everyone who has left school can receive it, a (whooping cough) shot, a (combination tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis vaccine), and that should last ...

Health experts warn against kids not being vaccinated after measles case in Miami

A case of the measles in Miami has health officials on high alert, reminding parents of the importance of keeping their children vaccinated.

House, Senate GOP seals agreement on $1.1B Zika measure

The Senate measure did not contain offsetting spending cuts and treated the Zika crisis as an official "emergency" like recent funding to battle Ebola ...

"Ouchless" flu spray fails again, panel urges shot instead

NEW YORK -- The nasal spray version of the annual flu vaccine failed to protect kids again last year, the latest in a string of failures that has prompted ...

GO issued on data collection of immunisation status of students

An order by Commission member Fr Philip Parakkattil had also directed the Health Secretary to monitor the status of the immunisation programme.

The critical public-health benefits of the HPV vaccine

Studies over subsequent years affirmed the effectiveness and safety of the HPV vaccine and its potential to spare tens of thousands of people from ...

Bipartisan talks on Zika virus break down ahead of July 4 recess

The White House has already moved to divert $589 million from the Ebola early response fund to Zika, and most Democrats say that moving any ...

CDC panel recommends against using FluMist vaccine

"To everyone's surprise and increasing consternation, this vaccine has ... to the injectable vaccine," said Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease ...

AAP backs new ACIP recommendation on influenza vaccine

The AAP recommends children ages 6 months and older be immunized against influenza every year. Previously, the CDC and AAP had ...

Unvaccinated child diagnosed with measles in Miami

Florida Department of Health officials said the measles case was discovered on June 16. Alvaro Mejia-Echeverry, a medical epidemiologist for the ...

ACIP recommends against inhaled flu vaccine for next season

Before the vote, Carol Baker, MD, former ACIP chair who was at today's meeting representing the Infectious Disease Society of America, said.

For The Anti-Vax Movement, The Power Is In The Stories We Tell

In March of this year, the film Vaxxed: From Cover Up to Catastrophe, a documentary about the supposed link between vaccines and autism, was ...

New measles case and exposures reported in Pinal County

ELOY Health officials say they've confirmed another case of measles tied to an employee of the Eloy Detention Center with new exposure sites in ...

Arizona Department of Health Services: 1 new measles case reported in Pinal County

Arizona Department of Health Services officials have confirmed one new case of measles in Pinal County at an immigration detention center in Eloy.

Travelers should get vaccines, avoid risks traveling to underdeveloped countries

UNC physician Dr. Thomas Miller said Morgan required the TDAP vaccine to protect against tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough, as well as two ...

SLU chosen to help develop Zika vaccine

We're particularly looking at what part of the virus makes a good target for a vaccine, said Dr. Daniel Hoft, director of SLU's division of infectious ...

Ouch! Flu spray fails again, panel urges shot instead

FluMist is the only spray-in-the-nose vaccine on the market. ... But some, including a representative of the American Academy of Pediatrics, opposed ...

PAWS, Dogs' Den to host vaccine clinic

Veterinarian Dr. Kate Papp will provide distemper and rabies vaccinations for cats and dogs. For a three-year rabies vaccination, owners must provide ...

June is Adult Sex Ed. Month | Sex In the Suburbs

If you are a young adult and have not had the HPV vaccine series yet, it may not be too late. These vaccines are proving to dramatically lower the rates ...

Imran defends Rs 300m grant for Darul Uloom Haqqania

Imran elaborated that when the Taliban were opposing the anti-polio campaign in the province and were killing polio workers, Maulana Samiul Haq, ...

HSE developing "care pathway"

A CARE PLAN for young girls said to be experiencing adverse symptoms as a result of the the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine is being ...

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