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Measles Vaccine, HIV Infection, and Antiretroviral Therapy—A Window of Opportunity - Vaccine Research Library

sandys websiteMy Conversation with IACC Chair Dr. Tom Insel by Jake Crosby - Age of Autism

Know Your Rights Hour Aug 01, 2012 Legally refusing vaccines for your children in grade school or for yourself in college - Join - Dr. Mayer Eisenstein and Vaccine Rights Attorney Alan Phillips to learn about your right to legally refuse vaccines for your children in grade school or for yourself in college.

Doctor refused to treat girl without vaccinations: Mother   

Higher Rates of Pertussis With Acellular Pertussis Vaccine - Children who receive acellular pertussis vaccines have higher rates of pertussis compared with those receiving whole cell pertussis vaccines, according to a research letter published in the Aug. 1 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.


Flu vaccine makers begin shipments for US market

Novel H3N8 strain found in dead seals may pose human threat

NEWS SCAN: West Nile increase, more Ebola deaths, malaria vaccines and virulence, pertussis vaccine gap, foodborne pathogen risks

Reports from 3 states suggest more variant H3N2 cases

Old whooping cough vaccine protected better than new

Sleep Affects Effectiveness of Vaccines

A Shot Felt 'Round the World: One Vaccine, Five Years Later - If you are not informed, you are at risk. Vaccines. Chronic pain. My life. This is the story of my struggles and triumphs. Join me on my journey as I search for answers, impart information, and offer an outlet for others in pain.

Merck’s Gardasil, GSK’s Cervarix HPV vaccines see poor adherence, experts question overall response

Childhood Vaccinations Recommended Throughout Annual Observance

BCG vaccination causes immune activation of CD4 T-cells in infants

Shaw and Tomljenovich: Estimates of HPV Vaccine Safety and Efficacy

CDC: Amazon study finds routine rabies exposures

A Dendreon Post Mortem? Not Quite, But… by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Pressure Grows On Pfizer To Abandon Heartland by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Dendreon Cutting More Than 600 Jobs In Cost-Saving Move

Whooping cough vaccine might not be potent enough: Study

Malaria vaccine research breakthrough - Melbourne researchers have moved a step closer to developing a malaria vaccine by unravelling the mystery behind immunity to the parasite.

CDC Mandatory Vaccine Schedule 1983 vs 2010

GE and iBio designing plant-cell based vaccine facility - GE Healthcare has started designing a vaccine manufacturing facility a drug company, just days after expanding its collaboration with plant-cell production technology firm iBio.

Time to immunize

CCHD Offering Affordable Pertussis Vaccinations (video)

Having holiday jabs? Why it's essential to get a good night's sleep afterwards - People were 11.5 times less likely to be protected by vaccine if they had fewer than six hours sleep compared to those who had more than seven

Elderly Health/Long-Term Care - Adverse drug reactions a major cause of unplanned hospitalizations of elderly veterans

Quoth an antivaccinationist: “Help, help, I’m being repressed!”

Cases Of Pertussis highest in five decades

More than 18000 cases of pertussis have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control this year. The disease is also known as whooping cough, which is on the rise in many states, including Connecticut. Pertussis is particularly severe for infants ...
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Health Officials: Pertussis Vaccination Required for Some Students in 2012-13

The new school year is right around the corner. As parents prepare for back to school and plan doctor visits they should know there is a vaccine that students entering sixth and ninth grade must have. Students entering sixth and ninth grade must ...
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Is Childhood Pertussis Vaccine Less Effective Than We Thought?

That possibility, captured in several recent pieces of research — one published last night — is being raised so carefully because it might lead vaccine opponents to claim incorrectly that pertussis vaccination does not work. That fear contains a deep ...
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Poor Sleep Hampers Vaccine Effectiveness: Study

Researchers measured the sleep patterns of 125 adults who received the three-shot course of the vaccine to protect against hepatitis B. The immune systems of participants who slept less produced fewer antibodies in response to the vaccine and blood ...
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Immunizations Are Not Just For Children

In 2009, 1.1 million people in the U.S. were hospitalized with pneumonia and, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), more than 50000 people died from the disease. These numbers could be dramatically reduced by vaccinations ...
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KCMO Health Department Offering Discount on Shingles Vaccine

'Though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended this vaccine for everyone 60-years-old and older, the cost of the vaccine has discouraged many from getting it,' said Ron Griffin, manager of the Division of Communicable Disease ...
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The road to a more dangerous malaria?

Vicki Barclay, the study's lead author, said it shows a need to track the long-term impact of any malaria vaccine, especially since any such vaccine is expected to be “leaky” - meaning it won't offer complete protection, and the disease will continue ...
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Lack of sleep may make vaccines less effective

Research now shows that people who slept less than six hours per night after receiving the three-shot course of the hepatitis B vaccine produced less antibodies than those who got more than seven hours of snoozing at night. Shift workers face increased ...
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CBS News

Newborn vaccines? Eye drops, vitamin K, and Hep B??

I'm a FTM, and of course, slightly overwhelmed with the thought of vaccinations and everything they want to do to my sweet girl the moment she comes out. Can anyone tell me the advantages/disadvantages to the typical newborn screenings? I know in the ...
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How to Eradicate Polio Once and for All

Earlier this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) removed India from the list of polio-endemic countries, a victory that involved 2.4 million volunteers administering vaccines to nearly 172 million children. Only three endemic countries remain ...
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Wall Street Journal

Help fight against polio

STONEHAVEN rotarians are hoping to reinforce the battle to finally eradicate polio when a group of young entertainers perform at Stonehaven Town Hall on August 9. Rotary International say that after 25 years of hard work, a campaign involving ...
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Nurse immunizes young girl for measles at International Medical Corps' clinic ...

A nurse immunizes a young girl for measles at International Medical Corps' clinic in Gendrassa camp in Maban, Upper Nile State, South Sudan, on the border with Sudan, August 1, 2012. According to the International Medical Corps, an estimated 120000 ...
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State health secretary kicks off immunization month in Alamance

County Health Director Barry Bass said Tuesday the health department has aggressively worked to identify and treat local pertussis cases. Bass provided Delia with a tour of the health department during his visit and discussed programs in place to ...
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Health officials warn of pertussis outbreak

You can get the pertussis vaccine booster for free. For more information contact your doctor or county health department. Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY ...
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Parents urged to watch for first signs of meningitis

Meningitis UK has sent out a warning across the region, asking families to keep an eye out for symptoms such as a headache, stiff neck, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, as the close confines of the classroom provide the perfect breeding ground for germs ...
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Gardasil and Cervarix – what's the controversy about the HPV ...

Gardasil vaccine The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines have been in the news frequently for the last several years. Young girls are encouraged and ...
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HPV vaccine and Guillain–Barré syndrome « SkewedDistribution

Hello Reader. Today I would like to write about the latest misinterpreted scientific information regarding the HPV vaccine. I have noticed an Abstract circulating ...
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Why? Announce New Album Mumps, Preview New Music

The press release is describing Mumps with " the grinning sun-warped choruses, that jangly Western lope, those confessionals cut with wry wit and crude details, set dancing down the odd knots of complex poetic daisy chains. It's just that ... well, all ...
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GlaxoSmithKline shipping U.S. flu vaccine with new strain coverage ...

... swelling at the injection site; headache; fatigue; and myalgia. (See Adverse Reactions section of the Prescribing Information for FLULAVAL for other potential adverse events); Vaccination with FLULAVAL may not result in protection in all vaccine ...
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New Law: Hospitals Will Offer Pertussis Boosters to New Parents

Babies typically receive the pertussis beginning at the age of two months; doctors have said when infants contract the disease, it usually comes from parents or caregivers before they are fully immunized. "We would feel so guilty if we brought ...
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Higher Rates of Pertussis With Acellular Pertussis Vaccine

(HealthDay News) – Children who receive acellular pertussis vaccines have higher rates of pertussis compared with those receiving whole cell pertussis vaccines, according to a research letter published in the Aug 1 issue of the Journal of the American ...
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Whooping Cough Makes a Comeback

When last we discussed the Tdap vaccine, which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had recommended it for adults over 65 who had contact with small children. But after an advisory committee ...
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Texas Children's Hospital Video Drives Home Importance of Meningitis Law

Schanbaum, a University of Texas student who had both of her legs amputated after contracting meningitis as a college sophomore in 2008, partnered with Texas Children's to produce the video, which conveys the importance of young people receiving the ...
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Whooping cough jab plea to parents

Dr Sam Ghebrehewet, the Health Protection Agency's North West's regional immunisation lead, said: “Babies and infants have limited immunity to infection and whooping cough can make them very ill indeed, so it is essential children are immunised as soon ...
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Why? Reveal Details Of New Album 'Mumps, Etc'

Nipping at the heels of their eagerly devoured 'Sod in the Seed EP' - set for release on August 13th through City Slang (Europe) & Anticon (US) - California's alternative Hip Hop sensation Why? have confirmed that their brand new album 'Mumps, etc ...
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Immunization against meningitis recommended

Dr. Kelly Moore, who directs the Tennessee Department of Health immunization program, said the shots are not required in Tennessee, but are recommended. There is no charge for the vaccine at public health clinics for children on TennCare, those who are ...
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Health Officials: Pertussis Vaccination Required for Some Students ...

... there is a vaccine that students entering sixth and ninth grade must have. ... with the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the ...

Sleep affects potency of vaccines

All were nonsmokers in relatively good health, and all lived in Pennsylvania – the study was conducted at the University of Pittsburgh. Each participant was administered the standard three-dose hepatitis B vaccine; the first and second dose were ...
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Keeping up to date on hepatitis viruses, vaccines

Hepatitis A vaccines (Havrix or Vaqta) can be administered to children as young as 1 year of age, with a larger adult dose given to patients 19 years of age and up. A series of three combination hepatitis A-hepatitis B shots (Twinrix) is also available ...
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Bullitt Memories | 1899 smallpox epidemic in Lebanon Junction

The Hocker Hotel stood by the tracks in Lebanon Junction in 1899. A smallpox epidemic occurred in Lebanon Junction that year. The hotel was where some of the infections occurred among railroad men. / Courtesy of the Bullitt County History Center ...
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My Conversation with IACC Chair Dr. Tom Insel

“I've gotten on a lot of elevators with people,” he told me. I said, “It was a story that ran on Age of Autism.” He replied, “There are a lot of stories ...

State Whooping Cough Outbreak Prompts Call for Immunization

At the end of last week, 3180 cases had been reported in that state, up from 230 during the same time period last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Minnesota and Wisconsin have also reported high rates of the disease ...
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A quick poke can help stem the whooping cough epidemic

With 437 reported cases in Snohomish County alone, health officials are working to provide pre-emptive vaccinations to adults to prevent spread of the disease – also called pertussis – to infants, for whom infection can be fatal. To help build immunity ...
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Football fundraiser for Meningitis

Alan Glynn invited big names from the current and former St Johnstone side to play with amateur teams in a series of games at McDiarmid Park. He has raised money for the Meningitis Trust and Meningitis UK since he lost his 19-month-old daughter Alexis ...
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Texas Children's Hospital Video Drives Home Importance of Meningitis Law

"The good news is that meningococcal meningitis is vaccine preventable and that the vaccine is currently available at many primary care offices, retail pharmacies, public health departments and campus health clinics to make it easiest for the student ...
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Olympics: Sturridge still not 100 per cent after meningitis scare

"A week after contracting meningitis, I was unsure whether I would be coming or not. Thankfully, as time went on I improved and we made the decision to go for it." Now Sturridge has made the desired impact, finding exactly the right audience to perform ...
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Grieving mother campaigns for free meningitis vaccine

The vaccine is free for high-risk residents - those with known exposure to someone with one of the four meningitis strains, those with compromised immune systems and recent organ or stem-cell transplant recipients. The last time his mother saw her ...
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Groups urge vaccinating kids against meningitis

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Students will soon be returning to the classroom, and a nurses group and others are urging parents to have their children vaccinated against meningitis. The group Voices of Meningitis says meningococcal (meh-nin-joh-KAH'-cul) ...
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Pakistan To Vaccinate Under-15 Children At Af-Pak Checkpoints

Talking to Asian Scientist Magazine, Mr. Mazhar Nisar, the spokesperson for the Pakistani Prime Minister's Polio Monitoring Cell, Islamabad, said that it has also been made mandatory for all children under the age of 15 to undergo vaccination as they ...
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Asian Scientist Magazine

Update Immunizations for Back to School

article[new_asset_attachment_attributes][user_id]. new_asset_attachment_attributes. With local schools scheduled to resume Monday, Aug. 20, Sarasota County public health and school officials remind parents to get their child's immunizations updated now.
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Gardasil page The CDC now also recommends routine vaccination for ...

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Tips for staving off shingles

Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is an infectious viral disease caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox virus. Shingles are a painful skin rash with fluid-filled blisters that live along a nerve. They are accompanied with redness, swelling ...
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Stroud firm to take part in Meningitis Trust's annual Five Valleys Walk

best feet forward: A team from accountants Randall and Payne are taking part in the Five Valleys Walk for the Meningitis Trust. Alex Rolfe, front, who is helping organise the walk with, left to right, Denisa Peters-Handreich, Tim Watkins, Andrew Sweet ...
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Mourning BC families plead for expanded meningitis vaccination program

Munro, who had studying theatre at Thompson Rivers University, had been feeling unwell in the days before his death; an autopsy determined he'd had the Y strain of meningitis. His mother, Janet Munro, is helping Chan with the vaccine campaign.
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gardasil vaccine side effects | Tumblr

I received this shot a month ago. I have been feverish off and on. Sweaty palms, shortness of breath, cotton mouth, extreme fatigue, heavy intolerance to caffeine, ...
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Did Merck's Gardasil Vaccine Kill a 3 Year-Old Toddler?

Chace was accidentally given Merck's Gardasil HPV when he was 6 weeks old; a vaccine that is intended to prevent cervical cancer from genital wart infection.
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Bioethicist: US children suffer from vaccine exemptions

Free, back-to-school immunization clinics are opening up nationwide to provide shots, depending on the state, against a whole range of diseases, including mumps, measles, rubella (German measles), diphtheria, Hepatitis A, pertussis (whooping cough), ...
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Polio as dodger helped dacoits for two years

Bhopal: Dhar police on Tuesday stumbled upon an inter-state gang of dacoits that used one of its polio-affected member as a ruse for evading searches at check posts and remained elusive for over last two years. While escaping after committing dacoity ...
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Warning on measles

"People with measles symptoms should stay home from school or work and not go out in public. For young children, the MMR vaccine is recommended at 12 months and again at four years of age. Two doses of the vaccine are required for lifelong protection." ...
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DHH reminds parents about immunizations for school

Children age 4 or older who are entering kindergarten, pre-kindergarten, day care or Head Start programs this year must have proof they have received a booster dose of poliovirus vaccine (IPV), two doses of measles, mumps, rubella vaccine (MMR), three ...
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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

TOPEKA – In its work to help Kansans protect themselves from serious diseases, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment is proudly participating in National Immunization Awareness Month. Immunizations can prevent infectious diseases like ...
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Whooping Cough Vaccine Cited in Resurgence

19450 cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, have been reported so far in the United States, compared to nearly 8579 cases seen this time last year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As many as 95 percent of ...
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Losing war against polio to 'counter-insurgency'

The tribesmen could not defy a ban on polio vaccination from the powerful local Taliban, led by commander Hafiz Gul Bahadur. The Taliban believe that US spooks masquerading as polio staff wanted to sneak in to trawl for potential drone targets in the ...
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The Express Tribune

Polio threat looms large over Islamabad

Just because Islamabad has been polio-free for the last four years does not mean that children residing in this city are safe from the threat of polio. According to the World Health Organization's Post Campaign Monitoring (PCM) results for the July ...
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Drug to cut infant deaths

INFANT deaths caused by pneumonia and meningitis could be a thing of the past thanks to the introduction of the pneumococcal vaccine to the Fiji immunisation schedule. The vaccine will be introduced in September as part of efforts to cut down the ...
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Preserving The Value Of A National Disease Prevention Resource -- Vaccines

Ms. Barber cites an example where a hospital logged over 30 out of range temperatures (specifically freezing temps) for the storage of their newborn Hep B vaccine and HBIG (hepatitis immunoglobulin). These temperatures affected months of vaccine lot ...
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Vaccine to target cervical cancer

THE introduction of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine to young girls from 2013 is expected to curb local cervical cancer mortality rate of 66 women per year. Fiji currently has the second highest global prevalence of the cervical cancer-causing HPV.
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August: National Immunization Awareness Month

"In 2010 we had what was called a whooping cough/pertussis cough epidemic in California," said Dr. Michelle Parra, director of the immunization program for the Department of Public Health, within the division of Communicable Disease Control and ...
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Health Department advisory: Immunizations and vaccinations required before ...

GEORGE – The Southwest Utah Public Health Department is encouraging parents to make sure their students get immunized before school starts. Utah state law requires* proof of the following vaccinations: Kindergarten: DTP, polio, MMR, Hepatitis A and B, ...
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Chicken pox scare: National Law School classes off for 8 days

The law school had three chicken pox cases confirmed from a single hostel block recently. Students were quarantined and shifted to the health centre. Soon after, the authorities decided to suspend classes for eight days so as to prevent any further ...
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Sturridge in line for recall

Sturridge has admitted he has still not fully recovered from his meningitis scare. The Chelsea striker's presence in Stuart Pearce's Great Britain squad was thrown into doubt when he contracted the virus at the beginning of last month. It was only 48 ...
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Soccer365 (press release)

Mourning B.C. families plead for expanded meningitis vaccination program

Mabel and Ching Kai Chan's only son Leo called home one night from university complaining of a mild flu and a sore neck. A day later he was in a coma. A week later he was dead. The Coquitlam couple lost their son in January after the University of ...
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Make sure student are protected from pertussis when heading back to school

As student head back to school, the San Luis Obispo County Heath Officer wants to remind parents to get their kids vaccinated against pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Back in 2010 more than 9000 cases reported in California including 10 infant ...
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Newer Pertussis Vaccines May Not Work Over Time

The protection provided by acellular pertussis vaccines (DTaP) as a first dose may fall short of that provided by first-dose whole-cell pertussis vaccines (DTwP), which were phased out in the 1990s because of higher rates of adverse events. Note that ...
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MedPage Today

Autism and the Role of Thimerosal

Jean Burroughs Composition II Professor Lyle 23 April 2012 Does Thimerosal Cause Autism? I have done many years of research, trying to prove that there is a ...
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HPV Vaccine Should Be A Choice, Not A Requirement | VIHC

24 schools ... Getting the HPV vaccien is a choice, and it should not be mandatory to receive, but at the same time should be available if you choose to get it.
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HPV Vaccine sterilises young women deliberately. | EU

Let's first take the HPV vaccine that was rushed through its normal protocol and made available to all young girls of high school age in which our health ...
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H3N2 outbreak hits Zimbabwe

Swine flu viruses do not normally infect humans, but variant strains that can do so occasionally appear, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This story filed in ... Vaccine News Daily | Vaccines Impact Lives. Copyright © 2012.
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Fourteen dead in Ugandan Ebola outbreak

A team of experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Ugandan Health Ministry and the World Health Organization recently arrived in Kibaale, a district located in the midwestern portion of Uganda. The non-profit organization ...
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Vaccine News Daily (blog)

Shots Should Be on College Kids' Back-to-School List

All first-year college students should receive the meningitis vaccine, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends. The vaccine provides three to five years of protection. New Jersey, Pennsylvania and seven other states require all ...
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Vaccine research shows vigilance needed against evolution of more-virulent ...

Credit: Dr. Mae Melvin/US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Malaria parasites evolving in vaccinated laboratory mice become more virulent, according to research at Penn State University. The mice were injected with a critical component of ...
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Kaiser Permanente Study Finds People Have Difficulty Controlling Multiple ...

Teams of investigators collaborate on major research projects with national partners including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Vaccine Safety Datalink, the HMO Research Network, and the NIHCardiovascular Research Network and the ...
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Is 'Improved' Vaccine Causing Whooping Cough Outbreaks?

More than twice as many cases have been reported in the United States so far this year compared to last year, and already nine babies have died, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "We may be on track for a record-high ...
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Survey: US females fail to finish Merck and GSK HPV shots

Merck's ($MRK) Gardasil and GlaxoSmithKline's ($GSK) Cervarix both involve a three-dose regimen designed to protect patients from HPV, a sexually transmitted virus and the cause of most all cases of cervical cancer. GSK warns against any other regimen ...
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Sussex measles cases still on rise

The number of measles cases in Sussex County, United Kingdom continues to rise, with more than 300 infections reported in 2012. The outbreak of measles is the highest in the country after Merseyside. The Brighton and Hove area has been hit the hardest ...
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Vaccine News Daily (blog)

Immunizations: What you should know

An immunization record from a licensed physician or a public health department must be presented to the district in which a student is being enrolled before they can be admitted.According to the state Health Department, a district may temporarily admit ...
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Nashville back-to-school shot clinics back open

Nashville Metro Public Health Department back-to-school clinics are back open after a new shipment of vaccines arrived today. The health department closed the three clinics Monday afternoon when it exhausted its supply. Immunizations are offered at the ...
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Immunizations For Entire Family Urged

Raleigh - North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Al Delia today urged parents to immunize their children and other adult family members against infectious diseases such as pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, which ...
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Adults should get pertussis vaccine: health officials

With an average of 151 whooping cough cases reported monthly this year in New Brunswick, health officials are recommending that adults in regular contact with children be vaccinated against the bacterial infection called pertussis. The campaign against ...
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CBC.ca

OPINION: What is pertussis?

Although adults and older children usually recover, pertussis can be fatal to young children and babies, especially those under one year of age. Over half of babies under one year old with pertussis have to be put in the hospital, often for weeks at a ...
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Health department recognized for pertussis work

Since December, 153 pertussis cases have been reported in Alamance County. State health officials said last month that of the 179 cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, reported in 23 North Carolina counties between December and the first ...
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Are adults causing whooping cough epidemic?

Although there has been a steady increase in the number of pertussis (whooping cough) cases in the U.S. since the 1970s, this year, new cases are developing at an alarming rate. The CDC has already received reports of more than 18000 cases in 2012, ...
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