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Isn’t Your Baby’s Life Worth More Than $250,000?

Video Presentations Challenging IACC "Results" - Age of Autism

NEWS SCAN: Babesiosis mapping, Salmonella update, cholera in Cuba, MRSA infections, smallpox vaccine indications

H1N1 Flu Vaccine Safe for Expectant Moms, Offspring: Study

World Health Organization Fails In Its Effort To Defend Mercury In Vaccines Before United Nations

Flu Shot Linked to Slight Increase in Nerve Disease Risk

Japanese Toy Maker To Introduce A Doll The Cries When It’s Injected

Florida Keys residents resist release of dengue fever-immune mosquitoes - UK company wants to unleash genetically modified insects in the Keys, but residents fear not enough is known about the insects

Bird Flu Is Three Steps Away From Possibly Lethal Human Strain

Ohio Newspaper Suggests Fines/Incarceration for Pharma Execs - Age of Autism

Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infections Associated with Pain Injections and Reuse of Single-Dose Vials — Arizona and Delaware, 2012

Babesiosis Surveillance — 18 States, 2011

West Nile Virus Disease and Other Arboviral Diseases — United States, 2011

Breastfed babies have 'higher risk of nut allergies' ANU study reveals - Exclusively breastfed children "at greater risk of nut allergies" - Babies fed other foods, fluids, had higher levels of protection - Australian Breastfeeding Association says breast still best - BABIES who are exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life are at a greater risk of developing nut allergies compared to those exposed to other food and fluids, a new study claims.

CDC INJECTION SAFETY CHECKLIST (pdf)

Drug plant contamination could affect supplies of bladder cancer drug


Disabled Kids 4 Times More Likely to Suffer Violence: Study - Children with mental, intellectual disabilities at greatest risk for sexual abuse, analysis shows

Immunizations Are for College Kids, Too

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention recommends that all first-year college students receive the meningitis vaccine, which is safe, highly effective and provides three to five years of protection. Many states, including New Jersey and ...
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Gardasil funded for boys

The HPV vaccine Gardasil will be given to boys as well as girls from next year under a $21 million extension to the existing school-based immunisation program.
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Aussie schoolboys to get Gardasil

In a world first, Aussie schoolboys will be given the successful Gardasil vaccine to protect them against a range of cancers. The Gardasil vaccine protects against four types of the human papillomavirus (HPV) and is already being administered to ...
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Sky News Australia

Rochester facing near record number of whooping cough cases

For the first six months of 2012, Monroe County has reported 38 pertussis cases to New York State, according to Peter Constantakes of the NYS Department of Health. Data from the Department of Health and the Monroe County Health Department, received ...
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Examiner.com

Polio eradication awareness walk held

PESHAWAR: District & Session Judge Shaibar Khan has said that children have the right to live healthy life and those propagating against polio vaccine were the enemies of the nation and children ...
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The News International

Australian schoolboys to get vaccinated against HPV

Australian schoolboys will get the successful Gardasil vaccine to protect them from developing a range of cancers under a new immunization program, Federal Health Minister Tanya Plibersek announced on Thursday.
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Gardasil vaccine to be free for boys for protection against human papilloma virus

IN a world first, Australian schoolboys will receive the Gardasil vaccine free from next year.
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WREX.com – Rockford's News LeaderWinnebago County Health Dept. reports ...

According to the Winnebago County Health Department, an area four-year-old may have measles.
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Possible measles case reported in Illinois

Health Officials in Winnebago County, Illinois, are investigating reports that a four-year-old child has been infected with the measles. The Winnebago County Health Department said that if tests confirm the infection it would be the county's first case ...
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Vaccine News Daily (blog)

Measles, transportation headaches among London challenges for Canadian team

Transportation is perhaps the biggest issue for Canada's athletes in a city of almost eight million people.
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Globe and Mail

Boys to get free Gardasil vaccine | ABC Radio Australia | GMO ...

Boys to get free Gardasil vaccine | ABC Radio Australia. In a world first, an anti-cancer vaccine usually given to high school girls will be extended to some Australian boys from next year. Federal Health Minister Tanya Pilbersek has announced ...
GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe

Australian boys to get HPV vaccinations

Boys in Australia are to be offered a vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV). ... Earlier this year, the American Academy of Pediatrics changed its ...

Chicken pox forces San Jose out of Spanish Olympic squad

Madrid: Athletic Club Bilbao defender Mikel San Jose; has been forced to withdraw from the Spanish football squad for the London Olympics due to chicken pox.
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Taking steps to ward off diseases

Stressful events such as illness or grief can trigger the chickenpox infection to become active again, causing pain and a rash similar to chickenpox. While it is not contagious, the blisters that form as part of the rash do contain active virus and can ...
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Public Health Dialogue: prevention and immunisation

The second Guardian Professional discussion explores the role of a clear self-assessment plan for local councils.
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The Guardian

Boys first in cancer vaccine rollout

AUSTRALIA will be the first country in the world to offer males free access to the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil, after the federal government announced it would spend $21 million to immunise nearly 900000 boys across four years.
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Immunizations are for college kids, too

Meningitis is not as contagious as the flu or the common cold, but it does spread through the exchange of respiratory or throat secretions (e.g., coughing or kissing). Though scientists are not sure of the exact reason, they suspect that crowded living ...
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Health officials confirm two cases of bacterial meningitis in Kittitas County

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), worldwide, the vast majority of cases of meningococcal meningitis is caused by 5 serogroups (
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Gardasil vaccine to be free for boys for protection against human papilloma virus

AUSTRALIA will become the first country in the world to provide free Gardasil vaccines for boys.
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Aussie schoolboys to get Gardasil

IN a world first, Australian schoolboys will be vaccinated against conditions such as genital warts, and some cancers, under a new immunisation program announced by the federal government.
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Over 60000 women receive tetanus vaccine

Caxito – The Broad Vaccination Programme (PAV) expects to provide neo-natal tetanus vaccine in Bengo Province for 62837 women aged between 14 to 49, ANGOP has learnt from the provincial supervisor of PAV, Eduardo Adriano. According to Eduardo ...
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Health officials: 'Think measles' when traveling abroad

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Department of Health joins the Illinois Department of Public Health in advising residents who have recently traveled or will travel internationally this summer to “think measles.” Measles remains a common and highly ...
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Illinois county investigating first probable case of measles in 18 years

Health officials from the northern Illinois county of Winnebago are investigating the first likely case of measles in nearly two decades. According to a Winneba.
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GeoVax to Present at the SeeThruEquity Microcap Investor Forum July 18 in ...

... the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and GeoVax. The technology uses recombinant DNA to prime the immune response and recombinant modified vaccinia Ankara (MVA) to boost the primed response. Both the DNA vaccine and the MVA ...
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Whooping cough cases increasing in Georgia

Colbi's diagnosis: whooping cough, or pertussis. "It's a very scary thing to watch. A child appears to be choking, they can turn blue, they can stop breathing," said Children's Pediatrician-in-Chief Dr. Jim Fortenberry. Fortenberry says that in 20 ...
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Kenyan launches Sh172M polio campaign

Speaking to journalists in Nairobi ON Thursday morning, Shariff called on the public to live in a clean environments saying polio virus is transmitted through ingestion of feaces with the virus. He said polio causes paralysis of the limbs which is ...
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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Funding Cuts Place Limits in Low-Cost Vaccines

In order for clients, birth through 18 years of age, to be eligible to receive Texas Vaccines For Children (TVFC) immunizations at the Department of Public Health Clinics, they must be: - Medicaid eligible - Uninsured: a child who has no health ...
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World Health Organization Fails In Its Effort To Defend Mercury In ...

More importantly, entire continents and many individual nations expressed their desire for mercury-free vaccines. Moreover, CoMeD is putting intense ...

HPV vaccine provides 'herd immunity' - UPI.com

The human papillomavirus vaccine has reduced the infection in immunized U.S. teens, but also in teens not immunized, U.S. researchers found.
www.upi.com/Health_News/.../UPI-18971341891502/

Herd Immunity In Action: HPV Vaccine – erv

These researchers followed a group of girls/young women who did not get the HPV vaccine, and another group that got at least one dose of the HPV vaccine ...
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HPV Vaccine Reducing Infections, Even Among ... - Healthfinder

MONDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Even among unvaccinated girls and young women, the human papillomavirus vaccine is reducing infections of certain ...
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Data sharing needed in fight against child abuse - Commissioner

Dr Wills believed newborn babies should be automatically enrolled on the national immunisation register, a Well Child Register, and with a GP before they leave hospital. He said information sharing without parental permission was difficult under ...
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AZ rolls out nasal flu vaccine in UK

Current government policy recommends immunisation for people with underlying health problems, for all those aged 65 and over, for people who live in a residential or nursing home, for those who are the main carer of an older or disabled person, or ...
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Schoolboys to get Gardasil vaccine

Two years after the immunisation program was introduced to girls, research showed a 59 drop in genital warts in young Australian women. Other research showed the rate of high-grade cervical lesions in women had reduced as a result of vaccination, Ms ...
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Brisbane Times

Silk cages preserve vaccines and antibiotics for months without refrigeration

Within these prisons, the MMR vaccine and two common antibiotics were still viable after months at high temperature. Matt Cottingham, a vaccine specialist from the University of Oxford, says, “The stability is amazing. No one's even come close to that.
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Discover Magazine (blog)

Aussie schoolboys to get Gardasil

The Gardasil vaccine protects against four types of the human papillomavirus (HPV) and is already being administered to Australian girls under a program introduced in 2007. HPV is associated with a range of cancers, including genital warts and cervical ...
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TransactRx Launches Billing and Contracting Solution for Public Health ...

TransactRx has launched a new service for public health departments that provides all the adult and pediatric billing and payer contracting tools nece. ... TransactRx Launches Immunization Plus - Pharmacy Vaccine Billing Service. June 19, 2012. CORAL ...
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Common childhood illness rages across Asia

Tran Minh Giang has spent more than a third of his young life in a Hanoi hospital, and it could be many months more before he can go home. All for a disease that in Asia is as common as chicken pox,...
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World Health Organization Fails In Its Effort To Defend Mercury In ...

While speaking, she warned, "... to keep the mercury in vaccines is to endanger the ... Lisa K. Sykes, CoMeD's President, brought the danger vaccine mercury ...

Meningitis confirmed in Kittitas County

Bacterial meningitis laboratory confirmed in two individuals in Kittitas County The Kittitas County Public Health Department (KCPHD) has received laboratory confirmation of bacterial meningitis in the two cases being investigated. Both patients are in ...
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Bacterial meningitis confirmed in two people from Kittitas County

Two cases of bacterial meningitis have been confirmed in Kittitas County, according to a news release from the Kittitas County Public Health Department.
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Health District Reports 22 Cases of Pertussis

There have been 22 cases of pertussis reported in Clark County since the beginning of the year, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
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TransactRx Introduces Billing and Contracting Solution for Public Health ...

Insurance News - TransactRx Introduces Billing and Contracting Solution for Public Health Departments [Health & Beauty Close - Up] ... TransactRx Introduces Billing and Contracting Solution for Public Health Departments [Health & Beauty Close - Up ...
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New polio case emerges in Quetta

A new case of polio emerged from the Sabzal Road area of Muslimabad in Quetta after family of a twenty three-month-old girl refused to administer her with anti-virus drops citing religious reservations — raising the number of affected children in the ...
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The Express Tribune

Anti-measles drive: Expired vaccines claim three lives in Swat

Expired measles vaccines have claimed three lives in the Swat district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa where health authorities are already struggling to remove misconceptions about polio vaccination. As many as 3000 children were administered expired polio ...
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The Express Tribune

Utahns asked to help give all kids a Shot@Life

Thomas said it takes only $20 to immunize a child for life against four critical diseases — pneumonia, diarrhea, polio and measles. Bennett said progress has been made, but more needs to be done. "Measles still kill about 200000 children a year. The ...
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BAVARIAN NORDIC : U.S. Government Expands Population Eligible to Receive ...

People with Atopic Dermatitis and HIV Now Eligible to Receive IMVAMUNE® in an Emergency KVISTGAARD, Denmark, July 11, 2012 - Bavarian Nordic A/S announced today that the U.S. government has... | July 11, 2012.
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U.S. Government Expands Population Eligible to Receive Bavarian Nordic's ...

U.S. Government Expands Population Eligible to Receive Bavarian Nordic's Smallpox Vaccine in an Emergency. KVISTGAARD, Denmark, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --. - People with atopic dermatitis and HIV Now Eligible to Receive IMVAMUNE® in an ...
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US Government Expands Population Eligible to Receive Bavarian Nordic's ...

The U.S. government currently stockpiles enough traditional smallpox vaccine to protect the entire American public in the event of a smallpox bioterrorism attack. However, these replicating smallpox vaccines may cause severe complications for people ...
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Aussie schoolboys to get Gardasil

In a world first, Australian schoolboys will be vaccinated against conditions such as genital warts, and some cancers, under a new immunisation program announced by the federal government. The Gardasil vaccine protects against four types of the human ...
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Boys to get free Gardasil vaccine

In a world first, an anti-cancer vaccine usually given to high school girls will be extended to some Australian boys from next year.
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A Sibling's Love and Demands – AGE OF AUTISM | Autistic ...

A couple of weeks ago a sibling contacted me to share the financial nightmare of a family with an adult on the spectrum . I requested a written summary I could.
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Lives Lost to Autism: The Obama Administration Makes Contact After ...

Last week, the Age of Autism ran stories on the upcoming meeting of the federal Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee, and the vast complaints from our ...
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Aussie schoolboys to get Gardasil | The CourierMail

IN a world first, Australian schoolboys will be vaccinated against conditions such as genital warts, and some cancers, under a new immunisation program ...
www.couriermail.com.au/.../story-e6freono-1226424410570

Don dismisses polio vaccine infertility, HIV link

AS the controversy continued on whether the administration of polio vaccines on children causes infertility among women and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a consultant in the Department of Public ...
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NRDF removes misconception about polio vaccines

PESHAWAR: National Research and Development Foundation (NRDF) is running successful campaign for the removal of misconception amongst parents against polio vaccines and convinced hundreds of the ...
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FR Peshawar region to be 'Polio Free'

Peshawar—Tribesmen belonging to FR (Frontier Region) Peshawar area Wednesday expressed the resolve of maintaining the status of their area as 'Polio free' by fully cooperating with departments dealing in eradication of the crippling disease from the ...
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Eliminating polio from Pakistan

Last year, Pakistan reported the highest number of polio cases in a decade, 198 in total, compared to 144 in 2010, while Afghanistan had 81 cases, up from 30 the year before, according to a study published in the international Lancet medial journal.
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Gardasil vaccine to be free for boys for protection against human ...

AUSTRALIA will become the first country in the world to provide free Gardasil vaccines for boys.
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Mum continues brave fight

JOSHUA Bannah gave great cuddles. Today it's been four weeks since his family had a special cuddle from their Joshy, after the young baby was suddenly struck down by a disease called Pneumococcal Septicemia.
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Aussie schoolboys to get Gardasil

The Gardasil vaccine protects against four types of the human papillomavirusHPV and is already being administered to Australian girls under a program ...
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3-month-old girl dead hours after vaccination in Chennai

Following standard procedure, Tanujasree was kept under observation for an hour after vaccination. Upon reaching home, she was breastfed at 11.15 a.m., about two hours after immunisation. Her condition deteriorated after that, officials said. They also ...
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The Hindu

Preventing whooping cough as cases soar across the US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says they are tracking what could end up being a record year for whooping cough or pertussis. There have been two confirmed reports in Amarillo so far this year and 754 across the state. The cases across ...
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David first fell ill in September and doctors diagnosed pneumococcal ...

David first fell ill in September and doctors diagnosed pneumococcal meningitis, which inflames the layers that surround the brain and spinal cord.
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Just 6 years later, HPV vaccine may already provide herd immunity

Infection rates of the viruses it targets are dropping among the unvaccinated.
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Lab confirms 2 cases of bacterial meningitis

Although the meningococcal vaccine doesn't protect against all strains of meningitis, the most effective way to protect against certain types of bacterial meningitis is to complete the recommended vaccine schedule see the Centers for Disease Control ...
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PCR assay 'superior' to culture for neonatal sepsis, meningitis

In neonates with probable sepsis or meningitis, a realtime polymerase chain reaction assay specific for a virulence gene in Streptococcus agalactiae is superior to standard bacterial culture identification, results of a pathology study show.
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Another polio case reported in Quetta

QUETTA: Another case of polio has been reported from Sabzal Road area of Muslimabad near Zakiri Masjid in Quetta, raising the number of affected children to three this year. The UNICEF media officer, Massoma Qurban, told Daily Times that the victim was ...
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Iron lung-shaped coin banks gather cash for Rotary polio fight, net creator ...

KEARNEY — When Pete Magee's boss at Ace Irrigation, Lynn Thomas, asked him to make piggy banks that resembled iron lungs, he didn't think twice.
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Measles investigated in Winnebago County

ROCKFORD — The Winnebago County Health Department is investigating a probable case of measles in a 4-year-old child.
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Whooping cough is making rounds again in Isanti County

She said most of the Isanti County pertussis cases have been among middle school aged children, including two that were found in swimming classes. She added that Minnesota is second to California in whooping cough cases this year. The bacterial ...
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CIA interference may have hurt polio cause

Pakistani officials report that the national polio drive was negatively impacted after the CIA staged a fake vaccination campaign to gather information and DNA samples from Osama Bin Laden's compound. The vaccination ruse, led by Shakil Afridi ...
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Vaccine News Daily (blog)

Probable case of Measles investigated in Winnebago County, Illinois

The Winnebago County Health Department based in Rockford, Ill. is investigating a probable case of measles in a 4-year-old child.
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Probable Case of Measles in Winnebago County

The Winnebago County Health Department reports a possible case of the measles. According to reports a four-year old was diagnosed with symptoms. The measles vaccine is typically given to children at age fifteen months old and then another booster is ...
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Health Department reports first probable case of measles since prior to 1994

Online Staff Report The Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD) is investigating a probable case of measles. The investigation has found a 4-year-old.
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HPV Vaccine May Protect You, Even If You Don't Get The Shot

The HPV vaccine doesn't just help prevent infection among women who get the shot. It may also protect those who don't.
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