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Vaccine Injuries—Protect Yourself Against Blown Statute of Limitations

Safety Concerns and Hidden Agenda Behind HPV vaccines: Another Generation of Drug-dependent Society? - Age of Autism

California's SB-18 Seeks To Further Erode Parental Rights: Richard Acts For Pharma Yet Again - Age of Autism

Leaked Pentagon Video Shows Vaccine Designed To Modify Behavior (Must Watch)

Harvard PhD Immunologist Destroys SB277’s Logic With Open Letter to Legislators

Texans For Vaccine Choice (video)


Will President Trump dismantle dangerous vaccine mandates that harm children across America?

“Natural Immunity” is Better Than Flu Vaccines – Top UCLA Researchers Claim… - Flu Vaccine – a Dangerous, Expensive Mistake? by KP Stoller, MD  www.Incurable-Me.com

The Spiritually Dead gatekeepers of mainstream news by Jon Rappoport

“Lining up Like Sheep”: Obamacare, States Forcing Vaccines on All Healthcare Workers Statewide or They’re Fired

Vaccinations Confer Autoimmune Diseases Without Toxic Additives

Healthcare Clash: Nurses Across the Country Standing Up For Their Right to Refuse Mandatory Vaccinations

U.S. Vaccine Market- Initiatives to Eradicate Lethal Diseases Drive the Market Growth

Mum, daughter admit to vaccine scam
   
WHO commits to source drugs and vaccines from 'green' suppliers - The WHO has agreed to source drugs from manufacturers which use sustainable production methods.

Health dept. confirms whooping cough cases, offers prevention tips

Group hopes to convince more parents to vaccinate (video)
   
Searching For a Vaccine For the Plague (video)

More pregnant women getting flu shot, but not enough

Peace, Progress and Public Health: Côte d'Ivoire on the road to recovery

Flu Vaccination During Pregnancy 'Still Falls Short' of Recommendations

Emergent Biosolutions secures $911 mln contract to supply anthrax vaccines to Strategic National Stockpile

Minnesota students at UW-Madison urged to get extra meningitis shots

Gene Therapy Market Growth is Positively Impacted by Growing Popularity of DNA Vaccines


CDC New Flu Activity Forecasts Available for 2016-17 Season; CDC Names Most Accurate Forecaster for 2015-16

CDC National Early-Season Flu Vaccination Coverage, United States, November 2016

CDC Estimated Influenza Illnesses, Medical Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths Averted by Vaccination in the United States

CDC Evidence that Microcephaly Risk is Highest among Pregnant Women Infected Early in Pregnancy

CDC Flu vaccine coverage remains low this year - Flu activity on the rise; CDC urges ongoing vaccination

CDC updates Zika guidance for South Miami Beach (FL) area


CDC Errata, Updates & Clarifications

CDC MMWR Preliminary Report of Microcephaly Potentially Associated with Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — Colombia, January–November 2016

Why I Continue To Get The Flu Vaccine For Myself And My Children

Immunity to 'Influenza A' Virus Mechanism Finally Found By Scientists

Europe Influenza Vaccines Market - Persons Vaccinated, Brand Analysis & Forecast to 2021 - Research and Markets

Global Travel Vaccines Market 2016-2020: Major Market Trends are Combination Vaccines / Increase in R&D Activities / Public-Private Initiatives - Research and Markets

Global Prophylactic Human Vaccines Industry

Global Lung Cancer Vaccines Market 2016 : Boehringer Ingelheim, CureVac, Eli Lily, GlaxoSmithKline

Safeway pharmacy is available for mumps vaccinations

Flu Vaccinations Important Before Christmas

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s Biggest Win in 2016

Researchers Find Ways to Improve Effectiveness of Seasonal Flu Vaccine

Personalized cancer vaccine improves outcomes for patients with AML, clinical study shows

Soligenix, Inc. (SNGX: OTCQB) | Soligenix Announces Positive Long-Term Follow-up Results from its Phase 2 Clinical Trial of SGX942 for the Treatment of Oral Mucositis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Big Data and Analytics for Infectious Disease Research, Operations, and Policy: Proceedings of a Workshop

Zika zones end in Florida as Texas reports 4 new cases

Study confirms 4-fold rise in Zika microcephaly in Colombia


Hospitals differ in stewardship approach but use core principles

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 09, 2016 - Stewardship metrics; Effective antibiotic stewardship; Chlorhexidine against MRSA

News Scan for Dec 09, 2016 - Flu vaccine uptake, effect; Saudi MERS cases; H7N9 case in China; H5N8 in France; Yemen cholera increase

 

Gavi to support immunisation of children in Syria

Abidjan, 8 December 2016 - Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance has announced a ... that will protect children living in war-torn Syria from deadly infectious diseases. ... For diseases with limited vaccine supply, such stockpiles facilitate rapid ...

Smallpox may be more modern disease, not ancient, as long thought: researchers

Smallpox may be more modern disease, not ancient, as long thought: ... that smallpox is an ancient infectious disease that began decimating human ... virus, was officially declared eradicated through vaccination by the World Health ...

Smallpox may be more modern disease, not ancient, as long thought: researchers

TORONTO - It's long been thought that smallpox is an ancient infectious disease that began decimating human populations thousands of years ago, ...

Minnesota students at UW-Madison urged to get extra shots after meningitis outbreak

Minnesota students attending the University of Wisconsin at Madison are being urged to get additional vaccinations for meningitis after a small but ...

Flu Vaccination During Pregnancy 'Still Falls Short' of Recommendations

Receiving influenza vaccination during pregnancy has been shown to ... The latest study data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Health department reports five cases of whooping cough at Hersey in Arlington Heights

"It's of concern, because it's a highly contagious infection, but it's not unusual, because we normally see an increase in pertussis cases in the winter ...

My Turn: Flu vaccines can help save lives in more ways than one

In fact, this week marks National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. ... According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza viruses ...

More pregnant women getting flu shot, but not enough

8, 2016 -- Getting a flu shot during pregnancy can protect both a mom-to-be and ... Kerr and colleagues noted that, according to CDC data, "during the ...

When Did Smallpox Emerge?

HAMILTON, CANADAThe smallpox virus has been detected in the seventeenth-century mummy of a child found in a crypt at a church in Vilnius, ...

Smallpox Evolution, History Explored With Genome Sequence From Ancient Remains

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) An ancient DNA analysis suggests a new or altered form of variola virus (VARV) may have contributed to the smallpox ...

Flu shot: Your best bet for avoiding influenza

Flu shots are the most effective way to prevent influenza and its complications. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends ...

Smallpox, Humankind's Deadliest Infectious Killer, Sequenced from Mummy

The gloved hands of a scientist with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Frederick, Maryland, holds a sample vial of lyophilized Smallpox Vaccine.

Flu shot: Your best bet for avoiding influenza

This year's annual flu shot will offer protection against H1N1 flu virus, in addition to two other influenza viruses that are expected to be in circulation ...

With more Texas students going unvaccinated, doctors warn of possible measles outbreak

A pro-vaccination Texas nonprofit, Immunization Partnership, says the number of Texas school children who filed exemptions for at least one ...

Child Mummy Could Rewrite Smallpox Timeline

The oldest genetic sample of smallpox ever studied could rewrite the timeline for this deadly disease, which ravaged Europe and much of the world ...

Time to get your flu shot

The CDC recommends use of the flu shot (inactivated influenza vaccine or IIV) and the recombinant influenza vaccine (RIV). The nasal spray flu ...

DC stresses on success of immunization campaign

He asked the authorities of health department to prepare the data of previous years' achievements and conduct immunization to ensure its cent ...

Hepatitis C is curable with low-cost generic drugs

The bad news is that there is no vaccine for hepatitis C, unlike hepatitis B, but the good news is that for those who have contracted the virus, there is a ...

'Probable' case of mumps at MSU

Missouri State had its first probable case of mumps, a rare contagious disease caused by a virus, on Dec. 2, according to the Taylor Health and ...

History of smallpox called into question

The idea that smallpox is a very ancient human disease has been called into question. Scientists say the deadly pathogen appears to have been ...

Control of emerging Ebola infections could be aided by new monitoring method

New research on the 2014 Ebola epidemic tracks the rate at which infections move from one district to another and how often infections cross the ...

More Pregnant Women Getting Flu Shot, But Improvement Needed

8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Getting a flu shot during pregnancy can protect ... Kerr and colleagues noted that, according to CDC data, "during the ...

With These Backers, It's Impossible To Ignore VBI Vaccines, Inc. Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:VBIV).

SciVac brought to the table a hepatitis B vaccine called SciBVac, while VBI brought with it a suite of technologies designed to create next generation ...

Influenza Vaccine Does Not Increase Risk of Childhood Morbidity

According to a recent comprehensive cohort study conducted in Denmark, the influenza vaccine does not increase the risk of childhood morbidity in ...

Changing Our Approach to Improve HPV Vaccine Acceptance

Although human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination was added to the vaccination schedule more than a decade ago, its uptake has trailed that of other ...

6 reasons patients avoid flu vaccination

But the flu is a contagious disease that can lead to other serious illnesses, such as pneumonia. Even healthy people, the Centers for Disease Control ...

Stratford student's poster recognized at national conference

A Grade 6 student from Stratford Elementary School is the P.E.I. winner of a national contest announced Thursday at the Canadian Immunization ...

Smallpox Was A Newly Emerging Disease When It Swept The World

The belief that smallpox, the disease that killed hundreds of millions of people prior to its eradication in 1977, was stalking humanity for thousands of ...

While spreading holiday cheer, take measures to prevent flu

In short, the flu is not something that should be taken lightly. Fortunately, an annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to reduce the chances you will ...

When Should Your Child Get The MMR Vaccine?

As explained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), your child will get two doses of the MMR shot. The first dose will be needed ...

17th-century mummy may alter the history of smallpox

THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 -- A mummy of a child who lived in the 1600s in Lithuania could offer new insight into how smallpox developed over the ...

Mumps Outbreak: Data Show Bellevue Schools Immuniztion Rates

To prevent outbreaks, health officials aim for "herd immunity," which is the level where immunization rates in a given population are higher than 83 ...

Flu season has arrived ... time to get vaccinated

Flu shots are available at the 375th Medical Group's Immunization Department for all beneficiaries except children ages 3-8. No appointment is ...

Mumps booster urged amid University of Missouri outbreak

COLUMBIA, Mo. The University of Missouri is urging students to obtain a booster mumps shot to protect against an outbreak that has grown to 193 ...

Legislators Working To Make It More Difficult To Opt Out Of Vaccinations

Donna Howard, an Austin Democrat and nurse, would require parents to consult with a doctor about the dangers of not immunizing their child against ...

A Mummy's DNA May Help Solve The Mystery Of The Origins Of Smallpox

The surprise find of smallpox DNA in a child mummy from the 17th century could help scientists start to trace the mysterious history of this notorious ...

Child Mummy Found With Oldest Known Smallpox Virus

Smallpox was stealthy and relentless, disfiguring and deadly, so traumatizing that it was the first disease for which a vaccine was sought and achieved ...

HIGHTSTOWN: Rabies clinic runs purrrfectly (with multiple photos)

This year's clinic attracted approximately 50 animals - which were required to be on a leash or in a carrier - who got their rabies shots. Mr. Davidson ...

Child mummy offers revised history of smallpox Cell Press

Researchers who sequenced the virus say it could help answer lingering questions about the history of smallpox, including how recently it appeared ...

Oldest smallpox DNA discovered in 17th century child mummy

(CNN) The oldest known sample of the smallpox-causing variola virus has been found within the DNA of a 17th century child mummy. The mummy ...

Smallpox, once thought an ancient disease, may have emerged in more recent times

The findings, published in the journal Current Biology, raise new questions about the role smallpox may have played in human history and fuels a ...

Smallpox may not be an ancient disease after all: 17th century child mummy rewrites the history of ...

Smallpox was thought to have struck terror into helpless populations, including the ancient Egyptians, thousands of years ago. But a child mummy ...

Virus found in child mummy suggests recent rise of deadly smallpox

Ancient rashes that scar the faces of Egyptian mummies have long been cited as evidence that smallpox ravaged the region more than 3000 years ...

A 17th-Century Child Mummy Just Rewrote the History of Smallpox

An international team of researchers has identified the oldest known sample of the variola virus that causes smallpox in the mummified remains of a ...

Mummy of 17th Century Child May Alter the History of Smallpox

THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A mummy of a child who lived in the 1600s in Lithuania could offer new insight into how smallpox ...

Mummified Lithuanian child reveals ancient history of smallpox

Smallpox is the first disease for which a vaccine was successfully developed and to date, it remains the only human disease completely eradicated by ...

Somali Islamic scholars pledge support for immunization

A National Islamic Advisory Group has been established in Somalia to support polio eradication and routine immunization. Somali Islamic scholars ...

Queens lawmaker fighting to protect NYC women's access to HPV vaccine & birth control

These bills are aimed at addressing vaccination rates for the human papillomaviruses (HPV), long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) and ...

US$10000 raised for Rotary Club's 'End Polio Now' bike ride

A total of US$10,000 was raised for the Rotary Club Bandar Seri Begawan's first awareness 'End Polio Now' bike ride, which is set to take place on ...

Whoopping cough detected at Normal West

By WJBC staff. NORMAL Normal West High School parents have been notified by school officials that two cases of pertussis (whooping cough) have ...

Washtenaw County Has Flu Shots For Residents

... over 200 people in Washtenaw County were hospitalized for flu-related cases. ... Washtenaw County has one of the best overall vaccination rates in ...

Emergency aid workers save lives but can they make death more comfortable, too?

The impetus for the forthcoming study was the Ebola epidemic of 2014. The disease's death rate ranged from 25 to 90 per cent, and in the aftermath of ...

Number of Mumps Cases at NY College Rises to 42

The number of confirmed mumps cases at the State University of New York at New Paltz has risen to 42, an increase of six since last week as the ...

DO YOU KNOW the Flu?

#DYKtheFlu Fact #3: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends an annual flu vaccination for everyone 6 months of age and ...

DO YOU KNOW the Flu?

"That's why we encourage women to take the necessary precautionsincluding getting their flu vaccinationsto ensure that they protect their own ...

Health Commissioner Reminds New Yorkers to Vaccinate for Flu

New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Commissioner Dr. ... state public health agencies and healthcare providers to ensure the vaccine ...

CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic encourage families to get their influenza shots during NIVW

CVS Pharmacy is reminding families to get vaccinated against influenza during National Influenza Vaccination Week (December 4–10).

Scorching Hot Services Stocks Tape: Staples, Inc. (SPLS), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

December 5, 2016 From now through December 17, Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) customers have the opportunity to save $5 on their flu shot in ...

Experts: It's not too late to vaccinate for possibly strong flu strain

WASHINGTON - Get ready to roll up your sleeves. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending against nasal-spray vaccines for ...

Should I Get the Flu Shot? CDC Data Raise Concerns

According to the CDC, getting the flu shot is a matter of life and death. ... in the best interests of public health for the CDC to push the influenza vaccine, ...

Why Making Dramatic Moves: JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD), Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), AK ...

The trivalent standard flu shot is available for $27.99, and the quadrivalent flu vaccine for $34.99.* Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2005, National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is a national ...

Mumps booster urged amid University of Missouri outbreak

The University of Missouri is urging students to obtain a booster mumps shot to protect against an outbreak that has grown to 193 confirmed and ...

Health Department Announces Clinic Services for Week of Dec. 12

Please bring shot records to the immunization clinics. The following services will be offered during the week of Dec. 12 at the Nick Sterio Public Health ...

Flu Vaccine Seen to Protect Lupus Patients from Infections, Lower Hospitalization Risk

The flu vaccine is effective and associated with a lower risk of complications including hospitalization, pneumonia, and in-hospital dialysis in ...

It is Flu Vaccine Week

Infants under the age of six-months cannot take the vaccine, so it is ... immunizations/index.html or the Centers for Disease Control at cdc.gov.

National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) Calls 21st Century Cures Act A Wolf in Sheep's ...

... Injury Act, which created a federal vaccine injury compensation program (VICP) that to date has awarded $3.5 billion for vaccine injuries and deaths. ... Since Congress shielded pharmaceutical companies from vaccine injury ...

National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) Calls 21st Century Cures Act A Wolf in Sheep's ...

The current per child vaccination cost is about $2,100 per child vaccinated in a public health clinic and $3,000 per child vaccinated in a private ...

Mumps case reported at Georgetown University

Georgetown joins a long list of colleges and universities reporting mumps cases and outbreaks in 2016- State University of New York at Buffalo ...

Mumps in the Northwest: 44 cases in King County

In a follow-up on the mumps outbreak in King County, Washington, the number of confirmed and probable cases have doubled since we last reported ...

Biondvax Pharmaceuticals: Most Advanced Universal Influenza Vaccine

Biondvax Pharmaceuticals: Most Advanced Universal Influenza Vaccine ... according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ...

For Families Trying to Make HPV Vaccine Decisions: Suzannne Humphries MD

Many of us with children vaccine injured into autism will never, ever allow another vaccine near our children or ourselves. Others aren't so far along ...

Science And Health News & Update: RNA Virus Treatment That Can Cure Ebola

Professor Adrian Hill, Director of the Jenner Institute, and Chief Investigator of the trials with the ebola vaccine called Chimp Adenovirus type 3 ...

Pa. Health Department assessing areas affected by whooping cough

(Harrisburg) -- The state Health Department is monitoring a portion of the midstate where dozens of cases of Pertussis, commonly known as whooping ...

Immunization Battle Comes To Texas

Texas could host the nation's next major fight over stricter requirements for immunizations as its rates of schoolchildren who refuse to get shots for ...

About the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 (PDF), as amended, created the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), a no-fault ...

Mr. Trump: Don't become the first anti-vaccine president

Healthy young child goes to doctor, gets pumped with massive shot of many vaccines, doesn't feel good and changes AUTISM. Many such cases!

India's Demonetisation Kills 100 People Apparently - This Is Not An Important Number

Estimates of measles-related deaths have been considered a crucial indicator to evaluate the progress of any nation towards measles elimination.

Novel 2-for-1 vaccine may help treat MERS

It has infected more than 1,800, meaning that about a third of those who are infected die - a very high fatality rate for an infectious disease, researchers ...

Aweil East governor solicits intervention to contain spread of chicken fox

Chicken pox, according to the description of clinical officers, is a very contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). It causes a ...

The vaccine you may not know about that could save your life

A: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are more than 90 types of pneumococcal bacteria. Some of these infections are ...

NEW NL Celebrated for High Immunization Rates

Newfoundland and Labrador is being praised for having some of the highest immunization rates in the country. Local retired nurses Cathy O'Keefe ...

Mumps crisis: 200 unvaccinated students forced to stay home

Auburn School District was strongly recommended by King County Public Health to suspend more than 200 students from school due to a mumps ...

Nurses file complaint over St. Charles flu policy

1, a new St. Charles policy has required all employees who aren't vaccinated for the flu virus to wear surgical masks throughout its hospitals, clinics ...

Global oral rotavirus vaccine sales market forecasts (2016-2021) with industry chain structure ...

Global Oral Rotavirus Vaccine Sales Industry 2016 Market Research Report provide the details about Industry Overview and analysis about ...

Shelter Tails Calendar

Dogs must be leashed and cats in carriers. One-year rabies vaccine, $10; three-year rabies vaccine with written proof of current vaccination, $15; ...

Southern District Health Board annual report released

The Southern District Health Board is reporting improvement across health targets, including increased immunisation for Maori children. The health ...

Georgetown University student diagnosed with mumps

A student at Georgetown was recently diagnosed with mumps at the ... Confirm that you have received two mumps immunizations in your lifetime.

US Mumps Cases Highest In A Decade What Is Mumps Symptoms & Treatment

What is mumps? According to medical specialists, the disease causes the swelling of the salivary glands. Children are prone targets. (Photo credit: ...

National Influenza Vaccination Week

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reminding that it's not too late to get your flu shot. It's National Influenza Vaccination Week, and Public ...

A shot in the arm

Most people who've gotten the shot in past years have done so before the end of November, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

Residents urged to get flu shots

People receiving shots through the county must present an immunization record for children, cards for CHIP, children's Medicaid, Medicare and/or ...

National briefs: Survivor recalls SC church attack

AUSTIN, Texas Texas could be the epicenter for the nation's next major fight over stricter requirements for immunizations as rates of schoolchildren ...

Polio: LG Immunizes 138476 Children

He explained that 151,620 doses of Oral Polio Vaccines (OPV) were received for the exercise with 133,858 children targeted. According to him, 604 ...

Seen At 11: N.J. Pediatricians Say 'Troubling' Trend Against Vaccination Is Driving Patient ...

We don't want parents in our practice who aren't vaccinated on time with children, because that leads to a whole public health problem, he told ...

New HIV test vaccine launched

AN HIV vaccine efficacy study to determine whether a virus can be ... Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the ...

Meningitis in Medford schools

One has bacterial meningitis, the other is showing symptoms. Out of an ... Medford school district does not require students to have the vaccine.

Southern DHB celebrates Mori immunisation rates

A collaborative approach across the whole health sector has proved successful in closing the gap in immunisation rates between Mori and the total ...

Visitors to Lakewood Ranch may have bone to pick

Dogs must have current county tags and a current rabies vaccination. All dogs within the fence must be off leash. Aggressive dogs will not be allowed ...

Despite Bad Road Condition: Logatuo Port 'Back to Pre-Ebola Times'

The Liberia side of Loguatuo port was reopened to commercial activities since Ebola came to an end in Liberia, but the Ivorian government kept their ...

District holds vaccine clinic as hundreds of students were behind

We identified children who needed to be up-to-date on their shot, ... were not up-to-date on the MMR shot, which is a vaccine that prevents mumps.

Public Health of Seattle & King County issues warning about mumps outbreak

Public Health of Seattle and King County issued a warning that an outbreak of mumps has developed in King County, mainly in the Auburn area, but ...

Measles and Monkey-Thieves: Better Choices For Person Of The Year

Donald Trump is Time's 'Person of the Year'. SBS Comedy's 'Person of the Year' Deidre Fidge has some thoughts about who should've have been ...

Remarks of the Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender, ECOWAS Commission, at the ...

In the fight against Ebola in Liberia, Please allow me to recognize the excellent leadership Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of ...

Confirmed case of mumps at WHS

Mumps will typically present with a low-grade fever which may last 3-4 days along with headache, respiratory symptoms, loss of appetite, malaise ...

Non-medical vaccine exemptions increase 9%

In an effort to improve immunization rates in the future, health professionals held a press conference at the steps of the State Capitol on Wednesday ...

Mumps cases in King County jump to new high

AUBURN, Wash. The number of mumps cases jumped again Wednesday from 36 confirmed and probable cases to 44. The rise in cases is ...

University of Missouri mumps cases near 200, third MMR vaccine recommended

Since the beginning of the fall semester in August, the number of confirmed and probable mumps cases at the University of Missouri (MU) now stands ...

Important Information from the Westfield Board of Health

A simple vaccination can prevent the flu and protect the children. ... BSN, MS, the Public Health Nursing Supervisor, at 908-789-4070 x4074 or ...

Important Information from the Westfield Board of Health

The seasonal influenza vaccination program is continuing. ... work all year on behalf of public health in Westfield and our neighboring communities.

Whooping cough making its way through Centerville High School

CENTERVILLE, Ohio (WRGT) -- A warning to parents: Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is making its way through Centerville High School.

Travis County leads Texas in number of families opting out of vaccines

The Immunization Partnership says that's reason for concern because in the U.S. vaccines are responsible for saving an estimated 42,000 lives each ...

Mumps on the rise in Kent County

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Mumps are on the rise in Kent County. There have been seven cases so far in 2016. In the last 22 years Kent County ...

Polio-free country

A three-day anti-polio campaign is also set to launch on December 19. The health department of the country is commended for taking out this step to ...

Mumps Outbreak: 44 Reported Cases In 4 Cities

SEATTLE, WA - King County's daily tally of mumps cases related to a local outbreak grew again Wednesday. There are now 44 cases - 7 confirmed, ...

Bills target high rates of Texas schoolchildren lacking vaccinations

Bills target high rates of Texas schoolchildren lacking vaccinations ... A 1998 research paper that triggered a worldwide scare over autism and ...

It's not too late for flu shots, health department says

Public health offices offer vaccinations for people without insurance or who are otherwise not able to get vaccinated. Those with Medicaid or other ...

Mumps outbreak prompts MU to recommend third MMR vaccine

COLUMBIA Although active mumps cases have begun to decline at MU, students and recent visitors are now being encouraged to receive a third ...

Whooping cough outbreak slows

There have been 83 confirmed cases of pertussis, or whooping cough as it is more commonly known, in the Chambersburg and Shippensburg areas ...

2 children in Medford sickened by meningitis

Though vaccination can protect against the disease, it's not mandatory for schoolchildren. The Food and Drug Administration approved a vaccine for ...

Doctors: Infection returns at highest levels in a decade

"We feel like this minor outbreak of mumps isn't because of any heinous issue like people refusing immunizations or some contagion happening in ...

Insider Market Move: Is Vical Incorporated (NASDAQ:VICL) Stock a Sell after Gary Lyons's Insider ...

The company is developing certain infectious disease vaccines and cancer therapeutics internally. In addition, the company collaborates with major ...

Flu shot required to visit BC health-care facilites

The flu vaccine is available at public health clinics, physicians' offices, travel clinics and pharmacies. It's also free for certain children, seniors, ...

Arkansas Leads US in Most Mumps Cases

The CDC says mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus spread through saliva and mucus. A major factor contributing to outbreaks is being in ...

Group hopes to convince more parents to vaccinate

State Representative Sarah Davis of Houston and Donna Howard of Austin crossed party lines Wednesday to show their support for immunization ...

Mumps is making a comeback

The CDC recommends children get two doses of the MMR vaccine, which protects against measles, mumps, and rubella, but it's not 100% effective.

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