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vaccinationnews updates The Entire Vaccine Industry Is Being Exposed For Unproven Assumptions And Misrepresentations of Data – Dr. Dave Mihalovic by The Refusers

Study: Flu vaccine safe for kids with egg allergies

Kanawha County students drop out over vaccination requirements

Typhoid Vaccination May Need Repeating

A Universal Declaration of to Mandatory Vaccinations

Vaccinations for Health Workers   

Industry too afraid to include children in clinical trials, says expert - The pharma industry does not include children in clinical research for fear of mentally scarring them, according to ResearchNurses.co.

Flu vaccination clinics up and running - Nurse advises getting shot early
Tics and Toxins: Mystery Illness Strikes Third Pitcher at Same New York State High School by Dan Olmsted and Mark Blaxill - Age of Autism

Compounding Problems: A Conflicted Regulator

Doctors Rethink Use of Custom Pharmacies - Death Toll Rises to 12 From Meningitis Tied to Injected Drug

Prevent Flu This Season with Vaccines and Digital Tools

Gates Foundation jumps into $30M round for Genocea's T cell vaccines

Kalamazoo's poor kids may get more needle pokes; combined vaccine drugs in shortest supply for low income group

Flu Vaccinations Now Available at Pharmacies in Wales

Meningitis Toll Now 11 Dead, 119 Sick: CDC - Up to 13,000 got steroid shots linked to the outbreak, agency says

Volunteers Needed for Two Flu Vaccine Studies

In the fight against cancer, a vaccine is underused

Jenner Institute to begin phase I study with malaria vaccine candidate in UK

Flu shot should be mandatory for Ontario health workers, health agency says

Cervical cancer vaccine in early stages

Danneman ~ Flu Shot Miscarraiges & Sanders ~ Good Government
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Doctors urge vaccinations as flu season gets an early start (video)

Genocea raises $30M to advance herpes vaccine

GSK and Aeras to test TB vaccine in Africa, India

Sleep key to well-being, expert says

Shoppers Drug Mart to offer flu vaccinations in Ontario

Kefauver-Harris Amendments Revolutionized Drug Development

Newspaper advises patients to “proceed with caution” on newly approved drugs

The All-Natural Flu Shot, The Immune System

Sadly, Chris Perkins explains Thimerosal is still the least of our worries, “The Flu Vaccine actually has an adverse reaction to your immune system; mercury is a neurotoxin that can lead to immune dysfunction. Injecting viral antibodies will trigger ...
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Who remembers Baileytown?; get scared in Greenwich; eradicate polio; BEN ...

When Bridgeton Rotary Club holds its "Kick Polio Off the Planet Pancake Breakfast" on Saturday, Oct. 20, 7 to 10:30 a.m., at Bridgeton First Wesleyan Church, 200 Laurel Heights Drive, in Upper Deerfield Township, the pancakes served will be freshly ...
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The Bridgeton News - NJ.com

In the fight against cancer, a vaccine is underused

... the breadth of The Public's Health. By Nan Feyler. A vaccine against cancer? You would think people would be kicking down the doctor's door to get it. In fact, the existing HPV vaccine protects against cancer – and immunization rates are disappointing.
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Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)

Flu vaccines now available at clinics around the region

In total, 35 clinics will be held throughout the health region during the five-week public campaign, during which 19 communities will be visited by the region's Public Health Nursing team. Their main objective will be to immunize as many people as ...
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Investors add $30 million to infectious disease vaccine developer Genocea ...

Funds will also support continued preclinical development of a preventive vaccine for all serotypes of Pneumococcal infections, which is on track to begin clinical trials late next year. Joining in the round were the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and ...
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MedCity News

UNICEF praises Pak resolve to fight preventable diseases

Islamabad—With the introduction of a new vaccine to protect children from pneumonia, Pakistan has become the first country in South Asia to introduce the pneumococcal vaccine. Pneumonia is a disease that takes the lives of approximately 1.3 million ...
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As meningitis outbreak spreads, public health funds shrink

At the first sign of a meningitis outbreak last week, the Tennessee Department of Health sprang into action. It set up emergency operation centers across the state, where officials could collaborate on their response, and set up a toll-free phone line ...
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Fungal meningitis outbreak kills 12, spreads to 10 states

Congressional committees are asking health officials for briefings on the deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis, a disease that has killed 12 people and spread to 10 states. CBS News. Correction: Clarification: RELATED. The FOLD · E-mail · Save/Share ...
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Rick Scott Gives Out Phone Sex Number In Lieu Of Florida Meningitis Hotline

"You can call the Dept. of Health's toll-free, 24 hour hotline set up in response to this," Scott said reading off an 866 number. When WUSF posted that telephone number as part of its web story, we were quickly notified by a reader that the number ...
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In midst of meningitis scare, call for stricter regulation

WASHINGTON - Two Democratic lawmakers are calling for stricter federal oversight of compounding pharmacies in the wake a deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated injections made by a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy. Representatives Rosa ...
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George Cary, Whose Wife Died From Tainted Steroid Shots, Waits For Meningitis ...

HOWELL, Mich., Oct 9 (Reuters) - George Cary on Tuesday attended a memorial for his British-born wife Lilian Cary, one of 11 people who have died of meningitis after receiving injections of potentially tainted steroids. Now he awaits the results of a ...
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Calls for oversight grow as US meningitis death toll mounts

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - The toll from the outbreak of fungal meningitis tied to contaminated steroid shots that has killed 12 people in the United States was expected to grow on Wednesday, raising pressure for stricter oversight of a largely ...
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A breach of privacy

The subject is important enough to me that when I noticed what I considered to be a breach of privacy by Andrew Wakefield and his “Dr Wakefield Justice ...

Child nearly died after discharge

Canterbury has seen 1075 pertussis, or whooping cough, cases since August last year. Canterbury District Health Board medical officer of health Alistair Humphrey said whooping cough rates were "still tracking above average". Nixson was admitted to ...
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Stuff.co.nz

Just Show Up for Flu Shots

Protection provided by the vaccine declines over time. Flu season can start as early as October and continue through May although the number of seasonal flu infections peak in January and February. The Centers for Disease Control recommends that ...
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Typhoid Vaccine Recalled

Salmonella enterica (serovar typhimurium)Centers for Disease Control and PreventionThe typhoid vaccine called Typhim Vi made by Sanofi Pasteur was recalled this week (October 8), due to insufficient potency in 88 percent of its stock. Anyone immunized ...
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Scientist

Immunisation programmes reviewed

Areas discussed included the role of the Ministry and national authorities; the five approved vaccinations — those administered in the first year of life, prescribed under a doctor's instructions, for travellers, during international health crises ...
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Typhoid vaccine recalled

Residents immunised against Typhoid by the Department of Health in the past year may have to get a second shot. The department today announced that pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur had recalled batches of the vaccine administered here ...
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ADHD, Fish And Mercury Exposure During Pregnancy -- What's The ...

Look this study on infant monkeys that shows that ethyl mercury exposure from the vaccine preservative Thimerosal results in higher levels of inorganic ...

Gates, Al Ansari ink deal to tackle polio and NTDs

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Al Ansari Exchange on Tuesday announced a partnership in support of two major health priorities: polio eradication and treatment and prevention of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). A joint commitment of $10 ...
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Gen Shaikh Mohammad helps Gates break Taliban's vaccination ban

Abu Dhabi: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates who is involved in polio eradication activities as part of his humanitarian work narrated how General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the ...
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Get the facts on immunization for Washtenaw County school children

This still takes marked time and effort by local public health, as well as the school administrators. In the 2011/2012 school year, 13,300 schoolchildren's immunization records were assessed. Only four schools in the county have “exclusion dates,” days ...
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Meningitis cases raise questions about steroid shots

Liz Szabo, USA TODAYShare. Comments. Steroid vials. Vials of the steroid implicated in a meningitis outbreak are being shipped to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta from Minneapolis. (Photo: Minnesota Department of Health via AP) ...
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Controversial HPV vaccine deemed safe for kids

Concerns over the safety of the Gardasil vaccine emerged soon after the Food and Drug administration approved it in 2006. Leading health organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics, ...
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Pertussis infects high school teen

A student at Wisconsin Dells High School was discovered to have whooping cough last week and the district's nurse is urging people to be aware of the symptoms so they can get treated promptly. Wisconsin Dells School District nurse Barbara Maley said in ...
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Flu shot boom a boon for many, as industry continues to grow

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta estimates the vaccine is 60 percent to 70 percent effective in preventing flu, though doctors said its success in reducing overall fatalities isn't as clearly defined. Annual flu-associated ...
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'Women, Child Mortality to Reduce'

The National Vaccine Cold Store, which has been rated as the best in the southern African region, and with a 200,000-litre capacity, would store immunisation vaccines such as Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine, and newly introduced vaccines including ...
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Pakistan begins anti-pneumonia drive

Vaccinations against pneumococcal disease are readied to be delivered in 2010. Pakistan on Tuesday launched a drive to vaccinate 5.5 million children against pneumococcal disease to fight pneumonia, which kills tens of thousands of youngsters in the ...
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FRANCE 24

GSK's Synflorix picked for mass vaccination in Pakistan

GlaxoSmithKline's Synflorix has been chosen to help protect millions of children in Pakistan from pneumococcal disease, in the world's largest mass vaccination programme against the illness. Pneumococcal disease is a huge global burden, killing 27,000 ...
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Saudi- Pneumococcal vaccine urged for adults above 50 years old

He was among world-class experts from the fields of research, diagnosis and treatment from across the Middle East and Africa who met in Abu Dhabi recently to address the need for pneumococcal disease prevention among the over-50s population.
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MENAFN.COM

Free HPV vaccines available for young women across Northumberland

Thanks to an expanded provincial program, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is now offering the free Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to any female born between 1994 and 1998, or those who were in Grade 8 during the ...
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Meningitis responsecalled 'commendable'

A tainted steroid and fungal meningitis have made headlines for the past week. What you might not have heard about is the rapid and outstanding response of our health system in partnership with local and state agencies. As a health system, we have ...
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Suspected meningitis cases in Virginia rise to 24

This undated photo made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a branch of the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus, which has been blamed for causing the meningitis outbreak. (Libero Ajello | AP/Centers for Disease Control and ...
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The Virginian-Pilot

Meningitis outbreak victim Reba Temple remembered as a 'sweet, Christian lady'

Last week, she was on the receiving end of church help, lying in a Saint Thomas Hospital bed with fungal meningitis and greeting visitors who hoped to cheer her up. At first, Mrs. Temple, 80, was in good spirits, church operations minister Shane Willis ...
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Regulator has link to firm implicated in meningitis outbreak

The owners of New England Compounding Center, the Framingham company at the heart of a nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis, also own a related pharmacy in Westborough, one of whose executives is a board member and former president of the ...
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Ant and Nat Snow Dance by Natalie Palumbo AGE OF AUTISM

She's not my daughter, but I will brag about our newest Contributing Editor, Natalie Palumbo. Not only does she write for us while attending high school, ...
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WHY? album release & UK tour

With their UK tour and long awaited fifth full length album 'Mumps, etc' out this Monday Oct 8th (City Slang/Anticon), Californian alternative hip hop heroes WHY? have uploaded a new video. The clip accompanies their new single 'Strawberries', which ...
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Measles fight cheers First Lady

Health Minister Dr Joseph Kasonde congratulates World Health Oganisation (WHO)Dr Olusegun Ayorinde Babaniyi for helping Zambia to acquire National Vaccine Cold Store at the Child Health Unity. Looking on is Community Development Minister Dr ...
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Zambia Daily Mail

Adults should think about getting vaccinated

If a person is a traveler, especially to third world countries, they should talk to their physician about hepatitis A. There is a combined hepatitis A and B. All adults should talk with their family physician about these vaccines. There is a vaccine ...
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Student makes polio fight personal

Samuel Smith, a second grade student at Nags Head Elementary School, has taken the international appeal for funds to eliminate polio to a personal level by raising $250 toward the campaign. The committed student, son of First Flight Rotarian Kelly ...
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Wanda Agnew, Bismarck, column: Budget puts public health programs at risk

By Wanda Agnew. BISMARCK — In communities across North Dakota, people are working to prevent disease by limiting tobacco use, eating smarter and following screening and immunization schedules with the support of local public health professionals.
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Pakistan launches pneumococcal vaccination program

Speaker: Helen Evans, deputy CEO, GAVIEVANS: Yes, it's the vaccine against pneumococcal disease and this is a pretty powerful vaccine that has the capacity to really save millions of children's lives. We started rolling it out about two years ago in ...
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Fungal Meningitis Outbreak: 13000 Tainted Shots

Oct. 9, 2012 – About 13,000 people in 23 states got the fungus-contaminated steroid pain shots in the ongoing outbreak of fungal meningitis. So far, 119 people who got the shots have come down with fungal infections of the fluid surrounding their ...
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Virginia public health officials say suspected meningitis cases now stand at ...

Virginia has 24 cases of suspected meningitis among hundreds of patients who received steroid shots that may have been contaminated with a potentially deadly fungus, public health officials said Tuesday. The number is likely to rise, they said, as they ...
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Meningitis victim inspired others, grieving Howell family says

A third fungal meningitis death in Michigan has been linked to tainted steroid injections, even as the family of one of the victims called for better drug inspections to prevent further outbreaks. "Our loss and that of others should be a wake-up call ...
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Lawmakers Focus on Small Drugmakers as Meningitis Death Toll Rises

The number of people who have died in a national meningitis outbreak linked to injections of a contaminated drug rose to 11 on Tuesday as lawmakers called for a Congressional inquiry into pharmacies of the kind that made the medicine and new laws to ...
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Study Finds Gardasil is Safe, New Jersey Lawmaker Seeks Ban on Reparative ...

A new study published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine found that Gardasil, one of the vaccines designed to prevent HPV and cervical cancer, is safe. Researchers at Kaiser's vaccine study center examined 190,000 female members of ...
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RH Reality Check (blog)

Why? - Mumps, Etc.

Although Why? have since experimented, they managed to make everything their own. 2009′s Eskimo Snow was unexpectedly downbeat, laced with sadness and neurosis and devoid of raps, but magnificent in its own way. Mumps, etc is a characteristically ...
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Changes to Vaccine Program Impacts TRICARE

... vaccines to children who otherwise would not be able to afford vaccines," said Cheryle Becker, South Central Public Health District. This is how it works... the centers for disease control buy vaccines at a discount and distributes them to health ...
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KMVT

Timing your flu shot

A The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends we begin offering flu vaccine as soon as it becomes available. This year we received our vaccinations in late August. Experts are unable to determine the optimal time to vaccinate patients ...
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Typhoid vaccine recalled

Immunisation Advisory Centre director Nikki Turner says problems could arise for people who have had a vaccine but are unaware that it may not be effective. People who have been vaccinated and now returned to New Zealand from an area where they may ...
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EPI programme: PM keeps away from opening function

ISLAMABAD, Oct 9: International donors and officials of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) felt disappointed when Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf did not turn up at the inaugural ceremony of a programme here on Tuesday. The Global ...
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Gunmen Kill 2 Policemen In Kano

A woman also identified as a member of the immunisation team was reported to have sustained gunshot injury and is currently on admission for treatment in a hospital, the commissioner added. Members of the military Joint Task Force (JTF) were said to ...
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Child health: Vaccine launched to help ward off pneumonia

IPC Secretary Anis Husnain said unless we increase our routine immunisation coverage to at least to 90%, it would be difficult to sustain our gains in polio eradication and elimination of measles and neonatal tetanus. Speaking on the occasion, Unicef ...
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The Express Tribune

Rotary clubs across the world working to eradicate polio

The Fairview and District Rotary Club has been part of a world-wide effort to totally eradicated polio. The club had a campaign back in 2002, that in treasurer Pauline Broddle's words, “Collected $12.90 each from everyone in Fairview who was still ...
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Rotarians respond to polio-affected family's needs in Pakistan

Top: At a polio eradication workshop in Karachi, Sind, Pakistan, Shahid Afridi meets two brothers who are polio survivors. Bottom: Afridi administers oral polio vaccine to the third brother, who was also vaccinated as an infant; it takes multiple doses ...
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Rotary International

Anti-polio drive may suffer from staff shortage

The district health department may not be able to achieve the desired results in the forthcoming anti-polio campaign being launched on October 15 because of lack of cooperation from staff of the district education department. The three-day anti-polio ...
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Pakistan to launch vaccine against childhood Pneumonia

"As the first country in South Asia to introduce the Pneumococcal vaccine, Pakistan's commitment to immunizing all children against vaccine preventable diseases is to be applauded," said UNICEF Pakistan Country Representative, Dan Rohrmann. "We are ...
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Geo News, Pakistan

Vaccin contre la Grippe

Vaccin contre la Grippe. Le SoirTV. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe. Loading... 91 videos. Loading... Alert icon. You need Adobe Flash Player to watch this video. Download it from Adobe. Alert icon. Close. Upgrade to the latest Flash Player for ...
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119 meningitis infections reported in 10 states

Fungal meningitis has infected 119 Americans, killing 11, according to newly released data from the Centers and Disease Control and Prevention. The infection has now been reported in 10 states, one more than previous estimates. On Monday health ...
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Meningitis Outbreak Linked to Steroid Injection Kills 11 So Far

Meningitis is an inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord. A back injection would put any contaminant in more direct contact with that lining. Symptoms of meningitis have been appearing between one and four weeks after patients received ...
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Meningitis outbreak spotlights lax rules

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US meningitis outbreak claims three more lives

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - A rare outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections has claimed three more lives and New Jersey became the tenth state to report at least one case of the illness in a widening health scare, health ...
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What are the CDC recommendations for HPV vaccination?

CDC recommends that all girls 11 or 12 years old receive the three doses (injections) of either brand of HPV vaccine to protect against cervical cancer. Gardasil also protects against most genital warts, as well as some cancers of the vulva, vagina ...
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Flu shot now wards off misery later

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says flu season can start in early October and last until May, and since there is a two-week window for the vaccine to create antibodies, anyone 6 months old and older should get the new flu vaccine ...
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Whooping cough and adults

The Centers for Disease Control is in the process of evaluating the outbreaks of adult whooping cough in the northwest, in order to advise the public about booster shots of the vaccine. The elderly especially should get the booster, as whooping cough ...
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7Online.com

GCC wages war on 3 kid-threatening diseases

These are measles or English measles, rubella or German measles and congenital rubella syndrome (CSR), said two top officials of the GCC Health Ministers Executive Office (GCCHMEO), namely its director general, Dr Tawfiq Khoja and Oman Ministry of ...
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To date, more than 3,000 doses of MVA-5T4 have been administered to colorectal, renal, and prostate cancer patients with rare occurrences of grade 3 or 4 vaccination-related adverse events being observed. Studies have demonstrated that MVA-5T4 is safe ...
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Microsoft's Bill Gates: UAE key in global fight to end polio

Last year Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed donated US$50 million (Dh184m) to the World Health Organisation (Who) and the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) to deliver polio vaccines in Pakistan and Afghanistan, which are among only four countries in ...
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The National

Rotary spends N1bn on polio eradication

Obadan, who decried the listing of Nigeria as one of the three remaining polio-prone countries in the world, said the remaining countries are Pakistan and Afghanistan as India had been certified as polio-free. He said Nigeria still records incidence of ...
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Polio eradication is second crucial target in FATA: Kausar

Governor Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Barrister Masood Kausar, said that polio eradication is the second most important target after restoration of peace in FATA. This he said as a Chief Guest in a meeting for polio eradication in FATA at Governor's House ...
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HPV vaccine is safe, study finds

By Danielle Dellorto. A vaccine against human papillomavirus, commonly known as HPV, a virus known to cause genital warts and cervical cancer, is safe, according to a study of almost 200,000 girls who received the vaccine. Concerns over the safety of ...
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Bivalent HPV vaccine has cross-protective effect, but - MedWire News

medwireNews The bivalent vaccine for human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 appears to be more efficacious against outcomes associated with nonvaccine ...
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Mexico Offers Free HPV Vaccines to Prevent Cervical Cancer

(MRK) said the Mexican government will be administering the company's Gardasil vaccine. A representative for GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK, GSK.LN), whose Cervarix vaccine also helps block transmission of the virus, said GlaxoSmithKline has sold its HPV ...
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Marquette officials issue health warning for mumps

MILWAUKEE - Marquette University has issued a health warning after a student contracted the mumps virus. Marquette University officials say one student, who lives off campus is sick. They are asking everyone to check for symptoms of mumps, including ...
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WHY?: Mumps, Etc.

s sonic ambitions have grown exponentially with each subsequent album—Mumps, Etc. is their most layered, headphone-friendly set to date, utilizing an eight-member choir and a string quartet, not to mention plenty of harps, flutes and ass-blasting rhythms.
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Paste Magazine

Gunmen Kill 2 Policemen,

The witness said that the policemen were ambushed and shot by the gunmen, while monitoring the ongoing polio immunisation in the state. The Police Commissioner in the state, Mr Ibrahim Idris, confirmed the incident. Idris explained that the two ...
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