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Student Suspended for Jeering Jamey Rodemeyer's Sister: VIDEO

For example, the VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Event Reaction System) monitors how many adverse events occur per vaccine lot. Once a particular # hits, ...

Influenza vaccine: The best time to prevent

The flu vaccine is available throughout the community at many locations. Take advantage of this opportunity to have a healthier winter this year. Information is available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at www.cdc.gov. ...
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Preventing disease, one shot at a time

Some confer a lifetime of immunity. Others, including the vaccine for whooping ... Last week, as Simpson reported, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued ...

Students Barred From School Without Vaccination Proof

By Jessica Hamlin The deadline looms for students in the Monrovia Unified School District and the rest of California to submit proof of the Tdap booster vaccine for pertussis or “whooping cough” or a waiver—Monday, Oct. 3, to be exact. ...
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From flu to pneumococcal disease to shingles, people 65 and older are urged to ...

The 2011 list of immunizations for seniors issued by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention includes flu, pneumococcal disease and shingles. For seniors in special circumstances -- such as ...
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Rick Perry's Gardasil Problem

On February 2, 2007, Governor Perry issued an executive order mandating that all Texas girls ages 11 and 12 be vaccinated with Gardasil. The order would ...
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Rick Perry and ALEC

Among Perry's gifts to corporations is the recent Perry Executive Order mandating all 6th grade girls in Texas receive the Gardasil HPV vaccine made by the drug company, Merck. Merck funneled money to Perry, initially $5000, but eventually adding up to ...
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The truth about Gardasil and why Rick Perry's endorsement ...

The truth about Gardasil, and why Rick Perry's endorsement threatened the health of millions.
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New Influenza Vaccine Features Smaller Needle

Those looking to be vaccinated from influenza but are wary of needles are in luck this year, as a new flu vaccine features a tiny needle 90% smaller than the average ones used for the flu shot, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention ...
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Religious scholars ask parents to cooperate with polio teams

QUETTA: Religious scholars have urged the parents to cooperate with the polio teams visiting door to door during the anti polio campaign. In view of alarming rise in the polio cases in Balochistan, it has become mandatory for parents to administer ...
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The News International

Use of Thimerosal in vaccines Versus the use of methylmercur ...

The Vaccine Establishment's SAFETY Debate: Use of Thimerosal in vaccines Versus the admittedly dangerous use of methylmercury The vaccine purveyors often ...
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Stephen Colbert Praises Michele Bachmann's Scientific Research ...

While some have breathlessly opined that the media has failed the public by allowing Bachmann to spread misinformation about the HPV vaccine, Colbert takes the opposite approach to much greater effect: amplification of the absurd ...
RH Reality Check

Tarina Quraishi on the Truth about the HPV Vaccine

Tarina Quraishi of the Crimson suggests in a recent piece that there is a greater danger present in the HPV vaccine debate than the threat of the Bachmann campaign imploding. As Quraishi explains, few win with a misinformed public making ...
The Harvard Political Review

HPV Vaccination ... - Brainstorm - The Chronicle of Higher Education

HPV Vaccination – More To It Than Soundbites. September 30 ... I need to give all credit to Alison Bass for calling this fact to my attention in her excellent essay “Coverage of Rick Perry's vaccine misadventure misses the point.” The problem is ...
Brainstorm

Polio rises by 50% in Balochistan

DESIGN: AMNA IQBAL Polio in Balochistan is sharply rising, with a 50% increase in cases since last year. Quetta, Qila Abdullah and Pishin districts have been declared high-risk zones for the virus, where 28 children were found with the disease. ...
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The Express Tribune

Global Partnership Brings Vaccines to More Children, More Nations

Eighteen more countries will be able to introduce pneumococcal vaccines, according to the GAVI Alliance press release. Pneumococcal disease causes pneumonia, meningitis and sepsis, which kill half a million children each year. ...
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Measles Vaccine Clubbed With MMR Gives Maximum Protection

The crux of the story is a child gets maximum protection against measles only if he completes vaccine program. In order to get on to this conclusion, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) checked the immunity level of children against measles. ...
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TopNews United States

Victorian University Student Gets Measles

If you had boarded Air New Zealand flight NZ5049 on September 24 at 8.50am then you should get checked for measles infection as one Victorian University student having measles infection travelled to and from Dunedin. The infected student is in hospital ...
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TopNews United States

Flu shots available around county

The Fairfield Department of Health also will have walk-in pediatric flu clinics from 2 to 6 pm Thursdays from Oct. 20 through Nov. 17 at the health department, 1587 Granville Pike, Lancaster. Adult flu vaccine also will be available for parents and ...
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Gardasil Victim's Mom Speaks About Vaccine Injury: SANEVAX Vaccine Injury ...

Our Victim Support Line is a lifeline to mothers of the victims of Gardasil and other vaccines. PRLog (Press Release) - Sep 30, 2011 - As the mother of a girl who has suffered injury due to the Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, I know first hand how important ...
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SD had highest flu immunization rate last season

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control shows the state's rate was 55 percent, above the national average of 43 percent. State Epidemiologist Dr. Lon Kightlinger (Kyt-ling-ur) says that while officials are happy with the rate, ...
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Chad steps up efforts to eradicate polio

By Madjiasra Nako N'Djamena (AlertNet) – A three-day nationwide polio vaccination campaign kicked-off in Chad on Friday as part of efforts to rid the central African nation of the infectious disease. The World Health Organisation says of the 401 ...
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Charity issues meningitis warning

THE Meningitis Trust is warning people to watch out for the symptoms caused by the bacterial form of the disease as the start of the peak season approaches. More common from October to March, it can kill within hours. The symptoms are hard to spot ...
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Mum's plea over meningitis vaccine

A mum whose son survived a serious attack of meningitis is calling on the Government to push for a vaccine. Ordeal over: Jack Truman and proud mother Gail at his gruaduation after his recovery from meningitis. CP. Gail Truman from Haverhill knows ...
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Cambridge News

'New' flu shot hot

High-dose vaccine, which has received a lot of attention recently, is currently recommended only for older adults. Several high-profile media mentions of a high-dose flu vaccine have raised public awareness and demand. "It was available last year and ...
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Vaccine Frequency

This is in light of new information regarding the duration of immunity from disease and the adverse vaccine reactions such as tumors that may be associated ...

Doctors warn of jump in whooping cough cases in Snohomish County

Whooping cough, also called pertussis, starts out like a regular cold and progresses to include fits of severe cough followed by a whooping sound and vomiting. The illness is dangerous for infants and small children. Just more than a month ago, ...
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Way too soon to write obit for Perry

Rick Perry is reeling from the body blows delivered by his GOP opponents. He has serious vulnerabilities on the Gardasil mandate and more critically, on immigration, and he has rightly been pummeled for his in-state-tuition-for-illegal-aliens bill. ...
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Cervical cancer-screening a minefield

US Representative Michele Bachmann recently attacked her opponent Texas Governor Rick Perry over the safety of the HPV vaccine. Mr. Perry, no doubt fuelled by campaign donations from Gardasil's manufacturer, thought it was a good idea to issue an ...
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Vaccination campaign against MMR in full swing

By MD RASOOLDEEN | ARAB NEWS RIYADH: The Ministry of Health immunized 21 percent of the targeted students during the first week of its vaccination program against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), which started Kingdomwide on Sunday, a senior Health ...
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Polio vaccination mandatory for intending pilgrims

Karachi—All intending Hujjaj (pilgrims) leaving for Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj are being given mandatory polio vaccination in line with Saudi Government travel regulations, said the officials of Expanded Programme on Immunisation. ...
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Gardasil: myth or truth?

Rick Perry issued an executive order requiring that all girls entering the sixth grade get the HPV vaccine, but that state's legislature overturned the order. Rep. Michele Bachmann, Republican of Minnesota, talked about how wrong it is "to have ...
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thimerosal « Adventures in Aspieland

Alluding to the debunked belief that the preservative thimerosal in vaccines (he had already showed how mercury was not responsible for autism in children), ...
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Seniors need vaccinations, too

From flu to pneumococcal disease to shingles, people 65 and older are urged to get their shots. Whatever your age, flu season is here — starting in October, typically peaking in January or February and declining by May. The US Centers for Disease ...
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Measles vaccine protects only 1 out of 5 children in Delhi: Study

Only one in five children, vaccinated for measles in Delhi, is actually protected against the disease, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The study, which appeared in the latest issue of the Indian Journal of Medical Research ...
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More Aggressive Whooping Cough Vaccine Use Advised - Democratic ...

More Aggressive Whooping Cough Vaccine Use Advised. ... The American Academy of Pediatrics and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have ...
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Wakefield's Autism Research Is Cited by Researchers Who Say ...

Andrew Wakefield was smeared, his reputation trashed, his career torched, and his ... This is the arena in which Andrew Wakefield was working when he came ...
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Committee Reports - 112th Congress (2011-2012) - Senate Report ...

The National Vaccine Injury Compensation program provides compensation for individuals with vaccine-associated injuries or deaths. Funds are awarded to ...
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Get your flu vaccine now

There is one sure way to avoid that ironic outcome: Get your flu shot now. It is flu season, and your chances of getting it are significantly reduced by getting the vaccine, which is quick and easy. Consider this: Each year, 250000 Americans require ...
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Polio outbreak: Where now for global eradication drive?

By Helen Briggs Health editor, BBC News website A massive vaccination campaign is under way in China after an outbreak of polio, more than 10 years after the country was declared polio free. What are the implications for the global effort to eradicate ...
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BBC News

Lecture on shingles to be held at Simi senior center

By From staff reports Any adult who has had chickenpox risks developing shingles, a painful, blistering skin rash caused by the same virus. It is most common among people over 60 who had chickenpox as infants and have weakened immune systems. ...
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Mother's vigilance saves son from killer bug

Brett, now aged 15, had survived viral meningitis as a premature newborn. Jody stuck a thermometer under his arm and it recorded a temperature of 40C. It was Tuesday, September 6 and Brett had been feeling increasingly sick after going to a party on ...
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New Zealand Herald

Two confirmed cases of mumps reported at UC Berkeley

By Alisha Azevedo | Staff Two confirmed cases of mumps and an additional suspected case have been reported at three UC Berkeley student residences, university officials said Friday. The confirmed cases involved students living at the Clark Kerr ...
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Less painful flu shots available

One of the biggest reasons people shy away from the flu vaccine is fear of the needle. However, a less painful option is available for some adults this year. "The shot that we gave before goes into the muscle itself. This one goes into the skin, ...
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WRAL.com

AAP updates several vaccine recommendations

The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued updates to several recommendations for vaccines, including one for the hepatitis A virus. The policy statement expands on previous recommendations to immunize only travelers who seek to adopt children from ...
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City's fifth polio case detected

The city's fifth polio case in the current year has been detected, bringing the total polio cases in 2011 in the entire province to 18, officials said on Friday. A 22-month old baby girl, Adia, daughter of Noor Muhammad, a resident of UC-9 SITE Town ...
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Pakistan short of just two polio cases to score an embarrassing century

With Punjab reporting its second case of the year and Balochistan adding another two to its total, Pakistan is now only short of two polio cases to score an embarrassing century. Of the remaining three polio endemic countries, India stands tall with a ...
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Left out: SITE polio case takes country total to 98

DESIGN: AMNA IQBAL KARACHI: Two-year-old Ada, a resident of SITE Town, tested positive for polio on Friday. With the addition of her case, there are now 18 such children in Sindh and 98 in the country. Ada, like four other children diagnosed with polio ...
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The Express Tribune

Parents urged to take action on immunisation

Northland District Health Board is urging more parents to sign consent forms for their children's meningitis vaccinations. The board has confirmed a woman who died last week was killed by meningococcal C for which mass vaccinations are underway. ...
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Students Prohibited From School Until Tdap Vaccine Proof Shown

By Jessica Hamlin Vaccines can help prevent pertussis, also known as whooping cough, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Getty Images The deadline looms for students in the San Marino Unified School District and the rest of ...
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What Drives Rick Perry?

Beyond the TEF, there's the matter of his former chief of staff Mike Toomey being hired as a lobbyist for the drug maker Merck. Perry signed the executive order re the company's HPV vaccine and in turn received a boat load of cash from Merck. ...
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Treasure Coast deals with channeled apple snails

... in Coral Gables where giant African land snails, which can damage plaster and stucco on houses and often carry a parasitic worm that can lead to meningitis in humans, have been found despite a 10-year, $1 million slugfest to eradicate the pest. ...
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Flu Vaccines at Virginia Tech

Vaccines will also be available for Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR), Polio, Hepatitis B, Tetanus/Diphtheria and Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Td and Tdap), and Meningitis, all of which are required for entrance to Virginia Tech. ...
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JID Publishes “Success Story” of Rubella Elimination in the Americas

By Pan American Health Organization PAHO Deputy Director Dr. Jon Andrus launched a special supplement of the Journal of Infectious Diseases (JID) on rubella elimination in the Americas , during this week's meeting of the 51 st PAHO Directing Council. ...
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