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Flu Vaccines - Nasal spray not an option for 2016-17 season

In June, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that during the 2015 flu season, the needle-free vaccination alternative "FluMist" had ...

ECOWAS sets up Rapid Response Team to help contain disease outbreaks

Member states of ECOWAS met in May last year to dialogue and take a strategic decision on how to control and contain diseases following the Ebola ...

Environmental samples test positive for poliovirus in Quetta, Pishin districts

A sample is deemed positive if the polio virus is found in sewerage water, which is the basic parameter to determine if anti-polio campaigns have been ...

Measles campaign successful

Dr Malama has also disclosed that Zambia has now included the Rubella ... Rubella, also known as German measles, is an acute viral infection that ...

LETTER: Getting to truth about vaccines

When the study concluded that the MMR vaccine did cause autism, CDC officials ordered that the evidence be destroyed. Dr Thompson, fearful of ...

Franklin Graham to Release Film 'Facing Darkness' About True Story of Ebola Stricken Missionaries

The Ebola outbreak first surfaced in March 2014, and by June it was all over the news as a raging epidemic. At the time, missionaries Dr. Kent Brantly ...

Ogle County Health Department to host flu vaccination clinics

OGLE COUNTY The Ogle County Health Department will host flu vaccination clinics in September and October in Mount Morris, Oregon, Polo and ...

Winter is coming! Free flu jabs are now available to those at risk

FLU season is almost upon us and what better way for those at risk during the wintery months than to get a free jab. Every year, hundreds of thousands ...

How the 1721 Boston smallpox epidemic changed medicine, launched a free press and helped ...

President George Washington's decision to inoculate the Continental Army against smallpox very likely helped the American Colonies win the ...

Fall rabies clinic begins Monday

This problem is avoided with a simple rabies vaccination, and county officials hope a 12-day countywide clinic ensures no other pet owner is left with ...

Mumps: University of Maryland reports one confirmed, two suspect cases

The MMR vaccine is safe and effective, although not 100 percent effective. According to the CDC, two doses of mumps vaccine are 88% (range 66% to ...

Anti-polio drive to starts across Azad Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD: Three day anti-polio campaign to starts across Azad Jammu Kashmir from September 25 and some 1,16,570 children under five ...

Health officials searching for tOPV vials

Government's concerns about unauthorised use of a withdrawn polio vaccine that could lead to polio infections in unimmunised children came true on ...

Int'l development partners laud Pakistan's performance in polio eradication

International development partners have commended Pakistan's performance to control polio virus transmission across the country. At a briefing in ...

Adult Immunizations Latest Focus Of "Road To Community Health" Series

Local health officials are reminding the community that vaccines are still needed throughout ones adult life. Adult immunizations is the latest volume in ...

Speaking of Your Health: Flue clinic schedule

The Hocking County Health Department will start walk-in flu clinics on Monday, Oct. 3rd at the Health Department. Flu shots will be available between ...

Calgary leads province in HPV vaccinations

The study showed 76.8 percent of the boys and 84.4 percent of the girls in Calgary had received all three doses of HPV vaccine, by the end of grade ...

UAE on the frontline of war against polio says the WHO

The UAE's polio vaccination programme in Pakistan has helped the country cross a major milestone in global health by interrupting the spread of the ...

Cumberland Matters: Keep your pet, family safe with rabies vaccinations

The Cumberland County Department of Public Health will hold a fall rabies vaccination clinic Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of the ...

The Age of Polio: The Second Baseman's Son

Johnny had polio, the first case in town that summer, and his father instantly dropped the itinerant life of a D Leaguer to help care for him; Johnny lived, ...

Irish women's immune systems could hold the answer to Zika virus vaccine

In at least two incidents, which only came to light in the 1990s, donor blood contaminated with jaundice and hepatitis was used to produce the Anti-D, ...

Union County Flu Clinic set for Oct. 13

EL DORADO The T.O.U.C.H. Coalition will partner with Union County Health Department to host a free Flu Vaccination clinic at the fairgrounds from ...

Wild Type 2 poliovirus found in Hyderabad

(Representative image) HYDERABAD: Three months after detection of vaccine derived polio virus (VDPV) sample in the city that sparked off a special ...

Health department readying flu fight

WINCHESTER The Scott County Health Department has received adult flu vaccines and has set dates for flu clinics. Vaccines will be available at ...

Eyota City Council leashes dog with 'potentially dangerous' label

Johnson said he advised House last spring to get a proof of rabies vaccination for Peanut and have the dog licensed. As of Thursday night, neither ...

Flu clinic to feature changes this year

Getting that annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect you and your family from the flu, said Colleen Winter, the family and community ...

In a bid to speed up recovery, Guinea launches Post-Ebola Trust Fund

New York, 23 September 2016 - One year after the July 2015 International Ebola Recovery Conference organized at the United Nations, Guinea ...

Sign of the season... Health clinics ready for flu vaccinations

Flu vaccines are available now at each of the district's health centers, including the Caldwell County Health Center, at 600 S. Jefferson St. in Princeton.

Flu Shots Available to UH Maui Students!

Receiving a flu vaccine from the UH Maui College Campus Health Center is just as easy as ever for students, staff and faculty of the college. However, the vaccine is no longer being offered to the general public due to financial ...

Haslam to receive annual flu vaccination in Chattanooga

Virginia Beach Department of Public Health nurses and volunteer Medical Reserve Corps nurses will administer seasonal flu vaccines free of charge ...

Ebola survivor to speak at OC Lectureship event

Oklahoma Christian University will launch its 66th lectureship Oct. 2 with a keynote address by Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly. Brantly contracted the ...

St. Vincent Health in Erie sued by EEOC; Marriott...

During the same period, the hospital system granted 14 vaccination waivers based on ... St. Vincent adopted the mandatory vaccination policy in 2013.

Special polio drive in Malegaon aims to reach 40000 children

NASHIK: The health department of the Nashik Zilla Parishad has organised a special pulse polio immunisation drive in Malegaon city and taluka on ...

Gov. Scott Allocates $25 Million for Zika Vaccine Research

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has lifted its travel advisory, which previously warned pregnant women against travel to the ...

Local kids get shot in the arm for influenza protection

WORTHINGTON -- It doesn't take long to administer a flu shot -- really, it's a vaccination against influenza -- but the few moments needed for the ...

At least one student diagnosed with mumps at University of Maryland

Mumps is a vaccine-preventable virus that causes inflammation of one of three pairs of salivary glands, and also brings fever, headache, fatigue and ...

Rotary commits $35 million to fight polio

Rotary and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) are acting to immunize children in Nigeria and countries in the Lake Chad ...

Govt sanctions Rs 150m to procure rotavirus vaccine in Punjab

LAHORE: The Punjab chief minister has sanctioned Rs 150 million for the procurement of rotavirus vaccine to prevent diarrheal deaths, which have ...

Suspected polio case discovered in Kano

Not less than three weeks after the discovery of three new polio cases in Borno State, there is growing concern and anxiety among residents of Takai ...

Mumps case confirmed at University of Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. One confirmed and two suspected cases of mumps have been confirmed at the University of Maryland, the campus said ...

Mia Farrow's son, Thaddeus, commits suicide

The 27-year-old took his own life after being stricken by polio, which left him paraplegic for a number of years. However, it is unclear whether this ...

Health department offering vaccination clinic Monday

It can also cause a bad cough that makes a person gasp for air after coughing fits, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Hampshire wheelchair rugby star up for award after crawling to summit of Mt Kilimanjaro

By getting the free meningitis vaccine students are protecting themselves from a potentially deadly disease and protecting others by stopping the ...

Public flu vaccinations to be allowed in 11 Franklin County towns

FRCOG's Cooperative Public Health Service is partnering with Boards of Health and staff from the CPHS member towns in Buckland, Charlemont, ...

52 lady teachers charge sheeted for ignoring polio vaccination duty

HanguThe department of education on Friday issued charge sheet to 52 female school teachers for ignoring polio vaccination campaign and ...

Charge sheet issued to 52 teachers for ignoring polio vaccination duty

HANGU: The department of education on Friday issued charge sheet to 52 female school teachers for ignoring polio vaccination campaign and not ...

Stricter regulation needed of disabled parking bays

Dundalk man Brendan Moore, a volunteer with the Post Polio support group spoke to the council on a range of issues, specifically funding for services, ...

Cases of polio-like illness rising in US

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A polio-like condition that struck dozens of kids in the U.S. two years ago appears to be making a comeback this year. It's still a ...

Girl, 21, describes agony of rare polio-like illness which left her quadriplegic - amid fresh outbreak ...

That was when her body displayed the first signs of a crippling polio-like illness known as transverse myelitis. It is the same condition which has ...

Health Department to hold rabies clinic Sunday

From 2 to 4 p.m., cats, dogs and ferrets can receive a rabies vaccination for $7; Maryland law requires all such animals older than 4 months to be ...

Pennies for Polio aims to eradicate the disease once and for all

MARQUETTE - Polio has been absent in America since 1979 due to the effectiveness of the vaccine and the quality of our doctors and hospitals.

Case of Mumps Confirmed at University of Maryland

University of Maryland officials have confirmed that at least one student has been diagnosed with mumps, and two others are suspected of having it as ...

Suspensions for students missing immunization records start Monday

Several hundred elementary students in Windsor-Essex could be forced out of classes due to incomplete immunization records. Starting on Monday ...

Coordinated Efforts: Depts working in tandem to eradicate polio

BAHAWALPUR: All government departments are working in collaboration throughout Rahim Yar Khan to get rid of polio, dengue and Congo virus, ...

Suspensions start Monday for Grade 3s with incomplete immunization records

Elementary school principals will be the heavies on Monday morning, calling Grade 3 students who have incomplete immunization records down to ...

Vaccination drop starts Saturday

Starting Oct. 1 the U.S. Department of Agriculture will begin spreading oral rabies vaccines across DeKalb County. These department's Animal and ...

Telangana starts polio clean up

Hyderabad: The Commissionerate of Health and Family Welfare informed on Friday that action has been initiated since the discovery of type 2 polio ...

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