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June 20, 2012 vaccinationnewsFlu vaccine production methods triggered fits: CSL - "AUSTRALIAN drug giant CSL has admitted its vaccine production methods probably triggered seizures in children, in the first results from its two-year investigation into the Fluvax fits."

MMR jabs mum hails new ruling - Jackie Fletcher, founder and national co-ordinator of JABS, with her disabled son Robert

Potential Hazards of Modern Whooping Cough Tests; False positive results, unnecessary antibiotics, and inaccurate statistics, by Hilary Butler

ACIP backs two pneumococcal vaccine regimens for immunocompromised adults

"Don't Vaccinate Before You Educate" - Sunday, July 15, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT

The Side of Autism The Media and Others Don't Want You to See by Anne Dachel - Age of Autism

Secretary Sebelius to Attend July IACC Meeting - Age of Autism

Poised: When Doctors Question Your Family's Vaccine Choices, Have Your Answers Ready by Cathy Jameson - Mercola.com

CDC recommends expanded use of Pfizer vaccine

An Interview With Research Immunologist Tetyana Obukhanych PhD, part 2 by Catherine J Frompovich

Vaccinated children have up to 500% more disease than unvaccinated children

Vaccine Safety: Why Parents’ Alternative Immunization Schedules May Cause Harm - Many parents have decided they know better than pediatricians: they're following their own vaccine schedules, but most children adhering to alternative models don't wind up fully immunized

Elyria vaccinations safe, officials say

World close to ending polio, yet it's a tough foe


HPV vaccine compliance continues to lag in the population it is meant to help''

Breaking News: Autism Ruling Hot Off Italian Judge’s Gavel by  Catherine J. Frompovich - Vactruth

UGA researcher works on vaccine for a new version of the mumps

Here is the Reason Your Child Should Not Be Number 10 in the Vaccine Queue by Sandy Lunoe - Vactruth

Top 10 Reasons to Oppose California AB2109 - The Canary Party


Texas A&M awarded biodefense contract

Nikki Haley HPV Bill Veto: Bakari Sellers' South Carolina Vaccination Measure For Middle Schoolers Falls

New CDC test for dengue approved - Test diagnoses dengue faster using existing flu diagnosis equipment

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Appoints International Management Expert Dr. Angel Cabrera to its Board of Directors  - Cabrera led Thunderbird School of  management and will soon take reins as president of George Mason University

“Shot-limiting schedules” limit vaccinations for kids: Wisdom or misguided idealism?

Vaccinations recommended for people in coastal regions - Vaccinations protecting against tick-borne encephalitis are already in high demand this summer.

Taliban And Polio: Vaccine Drive Halted Due To CIA Fears

Time to open up - If scientists want the public to continue to volunteer for research projects, they must learn to be a lot more forthcoming about the ways in which the information they garner will be used.

HHS investing $400m to speed pandemic vaccine production

Merck Bets $15M on Ambrx’s “Smart Bomb” Antibodies

Left Out: Why Is It So Hard for Older Women to Get the HPV Vaccine?

Sinovac to Present at 55th Annual BioPharma China Convention 2012 - Vaccine & Antibody Focus

iBio says anthrax vaccine patent expands IP portfolio significantly

More ADHD drugs, fewer antibiotics for US kids: study

Glaxo, Novartis get U.S. grants to make vaccines

This Week on Whistleblowers Radio

Medicines and Children

Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response

Breaking News: We Win Major Concession on New Supplement Guidance

Gov. Nikki Haley vetoes HPV vaccination bill aimed at middle ...

... sexually transmitted infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ... The vaccine protects girls older than 9 against cervical cancer, according to ...
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NCOA launches vaccine initiative for elderly

Vaccine News Daily ... NCOA launches vaccine initiative for elderly ... “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has long recommended that older ...
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Vaccine News Daily (blog)

CDC recommends expanded use of Pfizer vaccine

An advisory committee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Wednesday to recommend expanded use of Pfizer Inc's Prevnar 13 vaccine ...
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More Oregon kids on 'alternative' vaccine schedules

More Oregon kids on 'alternative' vaccine schedules ... is backed by the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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Andrew Wakefield « Love, Laughter and Truth

Posts about Andrew Wakefield written by Bryan. ... Archive. Posts Tagged ' Andrew Wakefield'. Science and Non-Science: Relief from Belief (Vaccinations ...
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Reduce your risk of getting shingles

After a person recovers from chickenpox, the virus stays in the body in a dormant ... If a person who has never had chickenpox is infected with VZV, he or she will ...
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Chickenpox Resurfaces in Adults

Cases of chickenpox have continued to be registered in hospitals in the country of late. Edward Kenfack, a Yaounde inhabitant is sick. He has rashes all over the ...
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Flu vaccine production methods triggered fits: CSL

But CSL refused to say yesterday if it would pay compensation to the families of children hospitalised after being immunised with Fluvax, which has been ...
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More On Why The Adverse Event Reports On Gardasil Dont Point To A ...

Readers are still commenting on my post on why the adverse event reports on Gardasil seem to indicate the vaccine is safe. One particularly persuasive line ...
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Consider pneumococcal protection with flu vaccine

Patients at risk of pneumococcal pneumonia should be offered pneumococcal vaccine at the same time as the influenza vaccine this winter, according to the ...
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Pfizer Statement Regarding Prevnar 13(R) Receiving ACIP ...

There have been no controlled trials in adults demonstrating a decrease in pneumococcal pneumonia or invasive disease after vaccination with Prevnar 13.
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Pertussis on the rise this spring in FdL County

The Fond du lac County Health Department has seen a large increase in the number of confirmed pertussis cases. In the month of May, eight confirmed cases ...
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Pertussis outbreak reported in Triad

The Triad, particularly Alamance County, has experienced an outbreak of pertussis, or whooping cough, this year, the N.C. Department of Health and Human ...
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HPV vaccine for sexually active gay men? - Yahoo! Answers

Trying to gauge the usefulness of getting the HPV vaccine as a gay man. I've read that it will greatly reduce my risk of getting anal/penile cancer especially if I get ...
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Dave Miller retires after going almost half a century without a single ...

Dave, 64, started work as apprentice when he was 16 in 1964 - and after suffering German measles during his training he has had a 100 per cent attendance ...
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Daily Mail

Dangerous Stowaways At The Summer Olympics

Three highly infectious viruses merit special concern: measles, influenza (“flu”), ... Measles is moderately high on both the virulence and transmissibility scales.
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Forbes

More parents delaying children's vaccinations; health officials ...

... not recommended by public-health officials, but touted in best-selling books, ... Such schedules tend to spread out the required immunizations over a much ...
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MinnPost.com

Polio eradication drive imperiled by funding shortfall

LONDON (Reuters) - An almost $1 billion shortfall in funding for the fight against polio is putting global efforts to eradicate the crippling viral disease in jeopardy, ...
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Fluvax probe reveals manufacturing flaw

IT could be years before biopharmaceutical company CSL's flu vaccine can be used ... An intensive two-year investigation into the adverse reactions, released ...
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Study: Rise in parents delaying, skipping vaccinations

... most Centers for Disease Control and Prevention numbers show Idaho has the lowest vaccination rate in the country for most age groups and vaccine types.
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Glaxo, Novartis get U.S. grants to make vaccines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pharmaceutical companies including GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Novartis AG will get government grants to help develop medicines ...
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New Influenza Prevention Initiative to Focus on Older Adults this ...

Older adults, particularly those over the age of 65, are urged not to wait and to get their annual flu shot as soon as it is available each year. The body's immune ...
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Vaccines: 'Shot-Limiting' On The Rise In Portland, Study Finds

The CDC suggests that parents bring their babies to the pediatrician for a total of 18 immunizations plus the flu vaccine before they even turn 9 months old.
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TransactRx Launches Immunization Plus - Pharmacy Vaccine Billing ...

TransactRx releases a complete vaccine billing solution for pharmacies called Immunization Plus. The new service enables pharmacies to submit claims f.
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New Influenza Prevention Initiative to Focus on Older Adults this ...

The flu vaccine still offers the best defense to protect against influenza. Adults aged 65 and older have two vaccine options available - the traditional flu shot, ...
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Convulsion Risk From CSL Flu Shot Linked to Viral Components

Convulsions in children immunized with a CSL Ltd. flu shot probably were caused by an excessive immune response to viral components in the vaccine, ...
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Could your cough be pertussis?

The Fond du Lac County Health Department is warning citizens about the risk of pertussis — also known as whooping cough — after seeing a large increase in ...
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NKY experiencing more whooping cough cases than usual

Northern Kentucky is experiencing higher than usual numbers of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, an an illness that can be severe for infants under ...
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Should It Be Harder to Get Vaccination Exemptions?

The TDAP vaccine against whooping cough is free of the additive thimerosal, a preservative containing mercury that has been the subject of a long-running ...

Alberta's new top doctor issues vaccination plea amid whooping ...

“Our first priority almost always in public health is the idea that prevention is a much better way of ... Proper immunization is part of that message, he added.
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Public health gets a big boost in downtown Muncie

BY Rick Yencer MUNCIE, IN - The public health of Delaware County will have a new ... There's also work to do to increase immunizations for youth and adults ...
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Haley vetoes bill on access to HPV vaccine | CharlotteObservercom ...

Gov. Nikki Haley has vetoed a bill allowing the state's public health agency to provide information on and access to a free vaccine that prevents a sexually ...
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Polio Vaccines Banned In Tribal Area By Pakistani Taliban Leader

Reuters reports that a set of polio vaccines that were supposed to arrive in the tribal area were banned by a Pakistani Taliban leader. Around 161000 children.
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Daily Gossip

Taliban to US: End drone strikes in Pakistan, or no more polio ...

A Taliban commander in northwest Pakistan has announced a ban on polio vaccines for children as long as the United States continues its campaign of drone ...
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World close to ending polio, yet it's a tough foe

In February 2012 the world was cheered to learn that India had gone a full year with no new cases of polio - a landmark that left only Pakistan, Afghanistan and ...
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CBS News

The Taliban Halts Polio Vaccines—and Pakistan's Kids Will Pay

There is no military drone as stealthy as a virus—and there may be no virus as stealthy as polio. That is a very bad thing for the 161000 children under five in ...
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TIME

Bioethicist: Where is outrage over Pakistan polio vaccine ban?

The world's reaction to a powerful Taliban commander in northern Pakistan banning the vaccination of 161000 children against polio, in retaliation against ...
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Outbreak under control

AN OUTBREAK of the highly infectious measles virus has been contained across the south-west but doctors are still warning residents to be vigilant of warning ...
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Polio and measles drives launched in Zimbabwe

A massive immunization campaign attempting to immunize approximately two million children under the age of five against polio and measles launched in ...
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Vaccine News Daily (blog)

Measles outbreak in St Helens

TEN people from the St Helens area have contracted measles amid the most widespread outbreak of the disease in the area since the 1980s.
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St Helens Today

"Chicken Pox"-Health Tips by Dr.MIMS 18,June 2012

Activities of a drunken woman under Police custody 0:57. Watch Later Error Activities of a drunken woman under Police custodyby asianetnews2913 views ...
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HSE investigate death of young woman at Limerick hospital from ...

THE HSE has declined to comment further on the death of a young woman at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital in February from a suspected virulent strain of ...
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Limerick Leader

As Pertussis Cases Climb, Survey Shows Most Parents With Young ...

PRNewswire/ -- As health departments across the country report record numbers of pertussis cases, the results of a new survey of American adults released ...
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Sellers: Gov. Haley put politics first in veto of vaccine money

Haley put politics first in veto of vaccine money ... lead to cervical and other types of cancers, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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New Influenza Prevention Initiative to Focus on Older Adults this ...

"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has long ... Recent studies have shown that the traditional flu vaccine might not work as well for people ...
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Haley Vetoes HPV Bill

Nikki Haley vetoed a bill that would have given all seventh-graders in the state a free vaccine of the Human Papilloma Virus or HPV, which has been linked to ...
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Haley vetoes bill providing access to HPV vaccine

Gov. Nikki Haley has vetoed a bill allowing the state's public health agency to provide information on and access to a free vaccine that prevents a sexually ...
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WHO issues conclusions from 2011-2012 flu season

The WHO reported that in most temperate countries in the Northern Hemisphere, the flu season started later than usual, except in North Africa, and was mild in ...
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Vaccine News Daily (blog)

MMR jabs mum hails new ruling

... in Italy as a significant development in the campaign for vaccine-damaged children. ... establishment has denied links between the MMR vaccine and autism.
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Leigh Today

China plans to launch hepatitis E vaccine 'this year'

Chinese scientists who have developed a hepatitis E vaccine say production ... at the US government's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said: ...
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Fake medical thermometers pose danger to children with meningitis

Investigators have seized hundreds of fake digital thermometers amid fears inaccurate readings could pose a serious threat to small children with meningitis.
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Telegraph.co.uk

Infant vaccination 'delays' triple in Oregon

While many people who limit shots or follow "alternative" vaccine schedules ... of the American Academy of Pediatrics committee on infectious diseases and a ...
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Haley vetoes HPV vaccination bill aimed at middle-schoolers

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Bill Gates praises Big B for Polio Free India

Big B took to Twitter to thank Gates for acknowledging his contribution for the.
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The Resurgence of Polio in Nigeria

The Resurgence of Polio in Nigeria - Twelve-year-old Sunday Oderinde sits by the side of the road with both legs folded under him and watches his fr.
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Gardasil® Lawsuit | Gardasil Lawyer, Attorney

If you had Gardasil side effect from this HPV vaccine, contact a lawyer at The Schmidt Firm, LLP for your Gardasil injury claim or Gardasil lawsuit.
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Bill giving free access to optional HPV vaccine vetoed

Nikki Haley has vetoed a bill that would give free access to a vaccine preventing the sexually transmitted cancer virus known as HPV.
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Pregnant women get free vaccine

Counties Manukau District Health Board decided to fund whooping cough immunisation for pregnant women after 20 weeks. That means expectant mums can ...
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Resistance to immunisation process lingers on

A National Conference on immunisation has been told there are growing challenges in promoting childhood immunisation.
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Yahoo!7 News

Wenatchee-area whooping cough cases reach epidemic proportions

The shots are for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, which is also known as ... In 2009, there were no cases of pertussis in the two counties; in 2010, there was ...
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Ravalli County Reports Pertussis Cases Now At 55 RAVALLI COUNTY

RAVALLI COUNTY -- Pertussis hit Ravalli County hard this spring. But until now, health workers hadn't seen a case in two weeks. Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
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Wave of Pertussis Cases Raises Questions About Diagnoses, Testing

Robert Gould, MD, a hospitalist in suburban Seattle, knows that his HM colleagues don't immediately think of pertussis as a diagnosis. But as an epidemic of ...
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Poised: When Doctors Question Your Family's Vaccine Choices, Have ...

Cathy is a Contributing Editor for Age of Autism and has had her work featured in The Autism File Magazine and Pathways to Family Wellness Magazine.

Boys, too, should receive HPV vaccine, Indiana health experts say

The vaccine that protects against human papillomavirus, or HPV, has been ... And the American Academy of Pediatrics threw its support behind the series of ...
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Taliban stops polio vaccines for 162000 Pakistani children in protest ...

Hafiz Gul Bahadur said in a pamphlet distributed on Saturday that polio vaccination teams should stay away from the North Waziristan territory he controls near ...
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Daily Mail

Overwhelming Response for Zimbabwe's Child Immunization ...

Zimbabwean doctors have reported an overwhelming response to the immunization campaign launched Monday against measles and polio, targeting about two ...
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Pneumococcal, Flu Vaccines Top ACIP Meeting

ATLANTA -- The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices will vote on use of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in immunocompromised ...
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Boys, too, should receive HPV vaccine, health experts say - APP.com

It's been hard enough to persuade parents to get their preteen girls vaccinated against the virus that causes cervical cancer. Now, health-care providers have an ...
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Governor vetoes HPV vaccine bill

Governor Nikki Haley vetoed a bill Monday that would have offered free optional HPV vaccines for seventh-grade students. The bill now faces an uncertain ...
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Authorities: MT hitchhiker shot himself for book publicity

Flu Vaccine Information ... who first told authorities he'd been shot, but later confessed to shooting himself in the arm, was intentionally aiming for book publicity.
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IU professor initially unsure if HPV vaccine would help boys

When Dr. Darron Brown, an Indiana University School of Medicine professor, began working with colleagues on finding a vaccine against human papillomavirus ...
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Immunisation rates drop in some areas

At the bottom is the Auckland PHO, whose immunisation rate had dropped to 79% by April this year. Nelson Bays Primary Health Trust also dropped, to 82%.
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W.Va. school nurses urge meningitis vaccinations

The West Virginia Association of School Nurses says public health officials recommend that children receive a dose of the meningococcal vaccine at age 11 or ...
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Pneumococcal, Flu Vaccines Top ACIP Meeting - MedPage Today


Pneumococcal, Flu Vaccines Top ACIP Meeting
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ATLANTA -- The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices will vote on use of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in immunocompromised ...

A&M lands major federal biosecurity contract

They are also expected to boost the nation's current vaccine stockpiles as well ... through a news partnership between the Tribune and the San Marcos Mercury.

More Oregon Kids On "Alternative" Vaccine Schedules

More Oregon Kids On "Alternative" Vaccine Schedules ... Authority and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), who published their study in ...
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International Business Times

HPV vaccine compliance continues to lag in the population it is ...

Three years later, in 2009, the vaccine was approved for boys and young men ages 9-26. ... The most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and ...
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Plain Dealer

Suspected polio cases reported from Sabarkatha

Three children have been suspected of polio in Sabarkantha district.
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Zimbabwe Launches Immunization Drive Against Measles, Polio

Zimbabwe embarked on a massive immunization campaign against measles and polio on Monday, targeting about two million children under the age of five.
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Taliban bans polio vaccinations in northwest Pakistan as protest

The Taliban are refusing to allow 161000 children to receive polio vaccinations in northwest Pakistan in protest of the United States' ongoing drone strikes in the ...
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