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The Healthiest Children In The Future Will Be Unvaccinated – By Dave Mihalovic, Naturopathic Doctor - The Refusers

I’m a Flu shot bully: Dr. Zibner - The Refusers

Dr. Lisa Morris on Interviewing for NBC "Skipping Vaccines" by Dr. Lisa Morris, DC - Age of Autism

Public Invited to Call: Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines - Age of Autism

Despite Mandates, Few Study Results Are Reported by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Sanofi Pasteur Acquires Exclusive, Worldwide License for Acne Vaccine and Treatment The pre-clinical vaccine was developed by researchers at the University of California, San Diego

Yearly influenza vaccines may affect natural immunities

How Can it be About the Money? Immunizations are Free! Right?

In the Gut, Body Cells Protect When Immune Cells Are Absent

Vaccines Verse and Worse! 

Vaccine Resistance Movement


MMR – Hypocrisy & Lies – Videos

Post-Gardasil Syndrome - the new name for the spectrum of side effects following HPV vaccination

Could vaccines help in the fight against pancreatic cancer? (includes video)

Mahaska Health Partnership Public Health recognizes National Influenza Vaccination Week

Vaccinations urged as flu season peak gets closer

GOP lawmaker’s bill would recommend HPV vaccine for young girls

New Meningitis Vaccine Requirement Causes Financial Strain in Texas

Letter: Rx for safer health 

Our Little AIDS Patients? by Curt L. Linderman, Sr.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Closes $4.0 Million Underwritten Financing

CDC promotes the importance of flu vaccines for people of all ages

Congressional Shenanigans: Vaccine Teams Coming To Your Home And Vaccinating Your Child? 

MMRGlobal Receives $30 Million Offer for License of Company's Health IT Patent Portfolio

Inviragen Presents Safety and Immune Response Data from a Phase 1 Study of its Two-Dose Dengue Vaccine, DENVax

Vaccinate Your Kids 

Proof Obama will sign NDAA 1031 Citizen Imprisonment Law in a few days (video)

Now, a study to find better polio vaccine

Over the next six months, researchers of the city's Enterovirus Research Centre (ERC) will be working to find the best polio vaccine in the country. The study, where the highly successful bivalent oral vaccine ( BOPV) will be pitched against the ...
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Where fighting polio makes business sense

Two decades ago, Rotary International founded PolioPlus – a programme to immunise the world's children against the paralysing polio disease. To date, the club has contributed more than $1 billion and millions of volunteer hours to the protection of ...
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Pentavalent vaccine from December 17

In December alone, about 90000 children will be immunised with the pentavalent vaccine. The vaccine provides protection against – Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hepatitis B and Hemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) infections – in a single shot. ...
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Explaining Seasonal Fluctuations of Measles in Niger Using Nighttime Lights ...

2 Center for Health and Wellbeing, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA. 3 Department of Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA. 4 Emerging Pathogens Institute, ...
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Satellite images of city lights used to track measles

Measles strikes where migrating people crowd together. The good news is that you can tell exactly where that is – and where to aim your vaccination – by looking from space for the glow of the migrants' lights. Measles kills around 164000 unvaccinated ...
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Genes Confirm Europeans' Blow to Native Americans

Some historians say that European colonization of the New World wiped out native populations through warfare, enslavement, and epidemics of new diseases such as smallpox, influenza, and measles by as much as 90%. But other scholars have argued that the ...
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Thimerosal free flu shot? - General Pregnancy board Forums

Hi All! In doing some research, it sounds like there are some risks associated with the regular flu shot & that some are recommending a thimerosal-
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thimerosal « Peggy O'Mara

I've been receiving unsolicited emails from a neighbor telling me where I can get the flu vaccine. Last week when I went to Walgreen's there were signs up all ...
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UK Medical Student's Research First of its Kind

These findings were presented at the 2011 American Academy of Pediatrics National ... vaccine science and policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of ...

There's still time to get that flu vaccination

"About two weeks after vaccination, antibodies that provide protection against the influenza viruses in the vaccine develop in the body," said Brandi Tumbleson, Executive Director for Three Rivers Public Health Department. "Nobody wants to feel sick ...
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Lao PDR takes a swipe at measles and rubella

VIDEO: UNICEF correspondent Rachel O'Brien reports on a nation-wide vaccination campaign against measles and rubella in Lao PDR that aims to reach more than 3 million children between 9 and 19 years of age. Watch in RealPlayer The immunizations are ...
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UNICEF (press release)

Plan C Anyone? The Politics in Science

As to the sort of expert opinion so valued on the left, The American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, ...

Body Shots

All new or returning students, including entering graduate students, at UTPA must get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis before being allowed to register for classes because of legislation passed in May. Full story All new or returning students, ...
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Is Animal Research on Chimpanzees Coming to an End?

Even though many medical scientists insist that research conducted on chimpanzees has contributed to saving thousands of lives (including the discovery and production of a vaccine against Hepatitis B and a vaccine against Hepatitis C in the works), ...
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Petside

NanoBio(R) to Collaborate in Research Effort for Respiratory Syncytial Virus ...

NanoBio's nanoemulsion-based, intranasal vaccines have elicited robust immune responses in animals vaccinated against seasonal and pandemic influenza, hepatitis B, RSV, HIV, pneumococcus, anthrax, smallpox and other diseases. ...
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Experimental Vaccine For Stomach Flu Might Work

More than two-thirds of the people who got placebo came down with stomach flu. Only 37 percent of those who got two doses of the vaccine did. Side effects that could have been related to the study were about the same in both groups. ...
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EU wants power to negotiate flu vaccine prices

FierceVaccines is a weekly update on the vaccine industry, with a special focus on the innovations revolutionizing the development and production of vaccines. Join thousands of lab research professionals who get FierceVaccines via weekly email. ...
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Health Department Alerts Public to Pertussis Cases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stresses the importance of a pertussis booster for those aged 11 to 64 and those 65+ who are caregivers for young children. High-risk populations include infants/young children (birth to 5 years of ...
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Rotavirus vaccination 'eliminates severe infections' in two years

By Emma Wilkinson | 08 Dec 2011 A rotavirus immunisation programme could eradicate ... They found in a vaccine programme where it was assumed immunity only ...

Stafford firm that's a cut above the rest

By Andrew Wakefield A HIXON firm supplies the lawnmowers which cut the grass at Old Trafford and Lord's, it has been revealed. ...

Staffordshire Newsletter

Prevention: Vaccine for all seasons

Gary Nabel, director of the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in Bethesda, Maryland, agrees on the difficulty in making a universal preventative flu vaccine. “We've been doing similar work with ...
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The worst death trap in Stafford?

By Andrew Wakefield HIGHWAYS chiefs are staging a crisis meeting to overhaul a notorious stretch of road in Stafford after it was revealed to be the town's ...

Staffordshire Newsletter

Gambia: Nationwide Measles Vaccination Campaign to Start Soon

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and its partners will, from the 12- 18th December 2012, embark on a nationwide measles vaccination campaign. Speaking at a press conference held recently Alhagie Sankareh, the Regional director of West Coast ...
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Commuter train hit by live cables

By Andrew Wakefield AN OVERHEAD cable carrying 25000 volts of current fell down and struck a train packed with commuters near Penkridge. ...

Staffordshire Newsletter

UI professors: HPV editorial misses the mark

The side effects and safety concerns of the vaccine are also greatly misrepresented in the editorial. The article fails to mention that the CDC and FDA have been closely monitoring the safety of HPV vaccines and have deemed them safe. ...
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Blame Game: When a Parent Kills and Autism is Involved in Some Way

It's Age of Autism's fault because they present autism as so awful. It's Autism Speaks' fault because of that stupid sentence saying autism is more ...

Financial woes threatening vaccine funding

Report author Dr Mary Moran says the impact of a new 40-cent meningitis vaccine rolled out in January shows how important the investment is. "The last large meningitis epidemic in Africa killed 25000 people. This year the deaths were in single digits ...
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New Meningitis Vaccine Requirement Causes Financial Strain in Texas

By Sasha Hippard The public higher education system in Texas has recently changed its health policies, following the death of a student who was not vaccinated for meningitis before starting classes at Texas A&M University this fall. ...
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Whooping cough outbreak

By WCAX News - bio | email Just within the last week the State of Vermont is reporting another twelve confirmed cases of pertussis -- also known as whooping cough. That brings the total to 47 cases so far this year. Chittenden County schools have had ...
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Whooping Cough at Hills East

By Amanda Lindner A case of Pertussis, better known as Whooping Cough, was identified at Half Hollow Hills High School East by the Suffolk County Department of Health, the district announced Wednesday night over its website. Pertussis is a contagious ...
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Glue firm will stick with staff

By Andrew Wakefield BOSSES at adhesives firm Bostik have vowed they will not make any redundancies after unveiling plans to relocate to a new headquarters ...

Staffordshire Newsletter

Rowley councillor, 65, dies at home

By Andrew Wakefield TRIBUTES have been paid to a dedicated Stafford councillor who died this week from a cancer-related illness. David Allan passed away at ...

Staffordshire Newsletter

Single vaccine shot prevents H1N1

A single shot of H1N1 flu vaccine boosts immune response in pregnant women and at the same time protects neuronatal babies via the antibodies that get transferred through the placenta, a new study has revealed. The researchers studied the immune ...
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All GARDASIL class action against Merck messages

Anyone considering gardasil vaccination needs to read the following: Class action against Merck. http://www.naturalnews.com/z034205_Gardasil_Merck.html ...
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Texas Senate bill requires meningitis vaccines among incoming college students

All incoming students, not only resident students, will be required to receive a meningitis vaccine before coming back for Spring classes due to the passage of SB 1107 by State Governor Rick Perry. The law is effective Jan. 1, 2012, and requires all ...
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The New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Study Showing LigoCyte's ...

8, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that its experimental vaccine provided significant protection against norovirus infection and related gastrointestinal illness collectively known as acute gastroenteritis ...
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Letter: Rx for safer health

Since the article cited the measles vaccine as the example, let's look at the measles vaccine more closely. First, maybe these parents researched the fact that from 1915 to 1958, before the measles vaccine was introduced, the measles death rate in the ...
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Measles cases six times up in Ukraine

The Ministry of Health points to the growth of the number of measles cases in Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Zakarpattia and Rivne regions. Deputy Health Minister Raisa Moiseenko explains these facts both due to the rising incidence in Europe, and that in 2008 ...
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Whooping cough on the rise

Whooping cough, or pertussis, is on the rise nationally, prompting health authorities to remind people how to prevent it. In Ashburton so far this year there have been seven confirmed or probable cases of pertussis. This compares with eight cases for ...
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No reason to be apprehensive about vaccination

By MEGAN MARTIN, Freelance December 8, 2011 2:11 AM Despite a warmer than usual November, winter weather in this city is inevitable, and along with it comes the flu season. People of all ages are encouraged to get the flu vaccine every year, ...
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Finalists selected for the inaugural Strictly The Young Ones fundraising event ...

AROUND 75 talented children are to strut their stuff at Dumfries' Easterbrook Hall in January to raise vital funds for the Meningitis Research Foundation. The kids, aged from eight to 18, have won through to the grand final of the first Strictly The ...
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Flu Shots: What's Routine for Some Is Off-Limits for Others

"The flu vaccine is preserved with thimerosal, a form of mercury," Vincent says. Find out what the CDC says about thimerosal here. "The 'live' virus is used ...

Mangalore: Rotary Mangalore Metro to Hold Elocution Competition on Dec 13

Mangalore, Dec 8: As a part of the Rotary programme to spread awareness about Polio disease and to encourage children's knowledge about the role of Rotary in Polio eradication Rotary Mangalore Metro will organize an elocution competition at Canara High ...
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Vt. Health Dept. says whooping cough spreading

In the last six weeks there have been 26 confirmed cases of whooping cough, known formally as pertussis, and 47 cases this year. Suspected or confirmed cases have been reported or are under investigation in 11 Chittenden County schools. ...
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NHS London launches website making GP outcomes data public

The standards, which include immunisation uptake and identification of prevalence for various conditions, were developed with the help of doctors, nurses, GP staff, NHS managers and the public. GPs were given the opportunity to validate the data before ...
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DPH: Get Your Flu Shot

Department of Public Health informs residents about National Influenza Vaccination Week and preventing the flu this season. UConn Health Center nurse Marlene Divinere administers a flu shot. Chris DeFrancesco/UConn Health Center This holiday season, ...
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Does flu-shot vaccine have any risks?

I can't decide what to do about getting the flu shot. What are your thoughts? AI understand your concern, but I think the risks associated with getting the flu when you are pregnant far outweigh any possible dangers associated with the vaccine. ...
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Varicella vaccination program cuts infection rate in infants

The US varicella vaccination program has substantial indirect benefits for infants, who are not eligible to receive the vaccine, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. A community-based active surveillance project ...
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HPV shot made available for men

About 95 percent of all anal cancers, 60 percent of all cancers of the mouth and throat, and about 35 percent of all penile cancers are linked to HPV, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HPV is the most common sexually ...
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Vaccine advocates sponsor meningitis clinic

“That's a big step in improvement because many people aren't aware there is a vaccine,” he said. The Centers for Disease Control recommend the meningitis vaccination for ages 11 and 12, with a booster shot at age 16. The CDC suggests college freshmen ...
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The Decatur Daily

Oklahoma's vaccination rate bucks trend — that's a good thing

“For example, that there is mercury in the vaccine. There are mercury-free vaccines.” This year Washington state, which has a 6 percent exemption rate, ...

Measles case affects many

A TEENAGER diagnosed with measles earlier this week has had a significant impact on the community. Because the teen attended several social events and had been in contact with many people, non-immunised people have been excluded from work and school so ...
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- Andrew Wakefield Videos : Firstpost Topic

Andrew Wakefield Videos. ... Dr. Paul Offit on Dateline NBC episode about Dr. Andrew Wakefield ... Andrew Wakefield, Mb, Bs, Frcs, Frcpath Resolving .. Jun 1, ...
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Houston study hopeful for stomach flu vaccine

"This is the first clinical demonstration that a vaccine can prevent norovirus infection and illness." Dr. Jan Vinje, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention virologist, called the vaccine "the breakthrough we've been waiting for" and Dr. Stephen ...
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CDC says it's not too late to get the flu vaccine

An annual flu vaccine is the single best way to prevent this serious illness, according to officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC wants the public to know it's not too late to vaccinate. The CDC established National ...
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Tampa Bay Newspapers

Gardasil HPV Vaccines Found Contaminated with Recombinant DNA ...

In seeking answers to why adolescent girls are suffering devastating health damage after being injected with HPV vaccines, SANE Vax, Inc decided to have ...
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Rotary tree for Christmas charity

The funds raised in 2010 were divided between a number of charities including The Foyle Haven, The Alzheimer's Society, The NSPCC (Foyle) and Polio Plus (Rotary's Own Polio Eradication Fund). This year the money raised will be used to help various ...
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Polio eradication measures advised

Hyderabad—Deputy Commissioner Jamshoro Nasir Abbas Soomro has emphasised upon the Education Department officials to take effective steps to achieve the desired results for polio eradication. For this purpose he called for arranging motivational ...
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Collective efforts must to eradicate polio

He said this while examining an anti-polio campaign work in DHQ Vehari. In this drive, 4010362 children would be vaccinated, he added. He said that polio is a very lethal disease and parents should be aware of the proper vaccination. ...
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I Speak of Dreams: December 4, 2011 - December 10, 2011

Backstory: On December 5, 2011, Teresa Conrick, a member of the editorial board of the fringe anti-vaccination site Age of Autism, posted an inaccuracy-filled , ...
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CDC says it is not too late to get flu vaccine

With the flu season almost half over, the Centers for Disease Control tells US residents it is not too late to get vaccinated and dedicated this week as National Flu Vaccination Week. Health officials say getting a flu vaccination is one of the most ...
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Patient Whistleblower Exposes $150 Million Medicaid Fraud

I'd like to report a suspected fraud that occurred in a $433 MILLION no-bid contract for a dubious smallpox vaccine ordered from Siga Technologies. DEMOCRATS have a problem with no-bid contracts, but only when they go to Halliburton. ...
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A First-Ever Malaria Vaccine

This group would be the target population for the malaria vaccine, should it prove effective, since they take part in routine public health vaccination programs. Both age groups will be followed for nearly three years to track malaria infections and to ...
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What's in a flu shot?

NEW HANOVER COUNTY (WECT) – Myths about flu shots are contagious during this time of year, so WECT.com researched what exactly is in a flu shot. Before you panic, yes, traces of formaldehyde and detergents can be found in flu shots. ...
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Health officials: get flu vaccine now

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Local health experts are reminding people about the importance of getting vaccinated against the flu. The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health offers the flu vaccine for children, teens and adults at its Immunization ...
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New case of chickenpox in Middlebury schools

By Ed Ernstes (ernstes@wsbt.com) MIDDLEBURY – Another case of chickenpox has turned up in the Middlebury school system bringing the total number of cases to 14. An outbreak was reported at the beginning of the month in the district. ...
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WSBT-TV

Hantavirus found in Chula Vista

There is no treatment, vaccine or cure for hantavirus infections, which are deadly in 36 percent of cases according to the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The best way to prevent the disease is to keep mice out of houses, ...
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Three new polio cases reported in September: FAFEN

Three new polio cases were confirmed in September during the current year-two in Killa Abdullah district of Balochistan and another in Punjab's Lodhran district, a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on government healthcare facilities said ...
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Meningitis Vaccine Required for New College Students

CORPUS CHRSITI - A new Texas Senate bill requires all new college students under the age of 30 to get a meningitis vaccine. According to the bill, all students entering college or transfering must get a meningitis vaccine at least ten days before the ...
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Stomach Bug Vaccine in the Pipeline?

by Elizabeth Norton on 7 December 2011, 5:00 PM | 0 Comments The next time a "stomach flu" has you sprinting for the bathroom, take heart: A vaccine may be on its way. Based on the results of a new clinical trial, the experimental vaccine is highly ...
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CDH offers flu vaccinations to students

In October, the Central District Health Department visited four Mountain Home elementary schools to provide students with flu vaccine. CDHD is returning this week to proved students with a second dose of vaccine. The heath district visited West ...
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'Egg-cellent' Flu Shots

If your child has an egg allergy, chances are, you have been cautioned against giving them a flu shot. However, just in time for flu season, it turns out flu shots do not cause an allergic reaction. A recent report by the American College of Allergy, ...
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Pediatric Academy Bullies and Seeks to Censor Vaccine Truth

Parents kept in the dark will not know, for example, how to be on the lookout for dangerous reactions like those that have been reported afterGardasil, which has had thousands of reported adverse effects, ranging from paralysis and blood clots to ...
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Carpenter student catches whooping cough

New state requirements that will be enforced during the next school year require students starting sixth grade show proof of receiving one dose of the tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine. Moreover, students entering seventh through 12th ...
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Seasonal flu and pneumococcal vaccine walk-in clinic in Willits

The clinic will be held at the public health department building, 221B South Lenore Street from 11 am to 1 pm on Wednesday, December 21. There is a suggested donation of $10 per shot. Seasonal flu vaccine is available and recommended for anyone 19 ...
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New Meningitis Vaccine Requirement Causes Financial Strain in Texas

Like schools in Texas, most immunization requirements are set forth by the state Department of Public Health. Elaine Longley, nursing coordinator at Smith College Health Services, explains that most of Smith's requirements are standard. ...
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Norovirus Vaccine Looks Promising in Preliminary Study

"I was very happy that we were able to demonstrate, at least as a proof of concept, that the vaccine can prevent some disease," lead investigator Robert Atmar, MD, a professor of infectious diseases at Baylor University, in Waco, Texas, told Medscape ...
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Michele Bachmann Loves Vaccines After All

... theorist after suggesting that Gardasil causes “mental retardation,” said ... Perry took a lot of heat over that angle, it's true: his former chief of ...

Mbale, Bududa health officers refute measles outbreak report

By DAVID KAZUNGU (email the author) The Ministry of Health on Tuesday issued an alert about outbreak of measles in eastern, western and central Uganda. Medical officials in Mbale and Bududa have denied reports that there is an outbreak of measles in ...
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Investigational Norovirus Vaccine Trims Norwalk Infection Risk

An investigational norovirus vaccine was protective against Norwalk virus ... "Also, it is possible that norovirus vaccines, like rotavirus vaccines, ...

Better access to health services

Immunisation and smoke-free screening rates dropped, and Wairarapa DHB chief executive Tracey Adamson said the target had been raised this quarter. "In this quarter 89 per cent of Wairarapa 2-year-olds were fully immunised, but the national target has ...
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AAP Updates Meningococcal Vaccine/Booster Dose Guidelines

... 2011 — Adolescents should be routinely immunized with the quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) at 11 or 12 years of age and receive a booster dose at age 16 years, according to updated guidelines in an American Academy of Pediatrics ...
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Immortals: enjoyable fantasy romp, but no masterpiece

This Thanksgiving, to celebrate the day a group of religious fundamentalists shared a meal with the native people they would all give smallpox too next year, I went to see “Immortals.” “Immortals” is a film about men in skirts violently murdering each ...
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Kankakee County: Whooping cough alert

By Liz DeCarlo A case of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, has been confirmed in a Momence school this week, but local health officials say that's no reason to panic. "Everyone's aware that pertussis has reared its ugly head for the ...
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