You are here

Daily News 2011-12-05


Low fatality rate in European measles outbreak – CDC report - The Refusers

Vaccinations – Let parents make the choice – NJ Assemblywoman - The Refusers

BBC’s Man in Greece became psychotic and believed he was Jesus after yellow fever jab – UK Daily Mail - The Refusers

How to Discover Criminal Organizations Selling Vaccines - The Refusers

The Amish Don’t Get Autism but They Do Get Bio-terrorism – Healthwyze Report - The Refusers

Predicament of BBC’s Athens Correspondent: Dumped after Adverse Reaction to Vaccine by John Stone

Drugmaker Sues Rival & Journal For ‘Fudging’ Data by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

The Death Of The Sales Rep Is Greatly Exaggerated by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Event brings vaccine debate to Chillicothe area Agency official says goal is to educate people about options

Parent finds it hard to ignore evidence of vaccine injuries By TERESA CONRICK

BBC's Man in Greece became psychotic and believed he was Jesus after yellow fever jab The terrified wife of veteran reporter Malcolm Brabant is now campaigning for a pharmaceutical giant to reveal the results of its investigation into the case

WHO Advisors Paid By H1N1 Vaccine Makers Profiting (video)

No Pharma Liability? No Vaccine Mandates, March 3, 2011 (video)

New Study Verifies Mercury In Flu Shots Is Toxic

Two medical experts debate HPV vaccinations Harper: Gather information and make your own choice

Sanofi Pasteur - Truth Now! Petition - Malcolm Brabant - the veteran, award-winning BBC foreign correspondent - had a yellow fever vaccination in preparation for a trip to Ivory Coast.  Since then he has been seriously ill in hospital. The manufacturers of the vaccine, Sanofi Pasteur, are refusing to share details of the 'investigation' that they have conducted into the matter.

Kids and the flu vaccine: 7 common myths debunked

Gardasil Teleconference - Cafepharma boards

Autism, Love, Vaccines, Money and the Police State!

Vaccine virus for novel H3N2 based on 2010 swine flu strain

Protests against Delta's in-flight vaccine video message

Maryland Board of Physicians May Not Survive Attack on Mark and David Geier...

Maryland Board of Physicians Seeks a Whitewash...

Battling Immunisation Ignorance by Hilary Butler

Flu Propaganda for Children -(video) (2009)

VRM: The Flu Report

Minnesota school immunization exemption rate at 1.7% for kindergarteners

Many students are exempt from more than one vaccine. So a child that is exempt, for example, to varicella, MMR and HepB, was counted three times, rather than once. The AP analysis relied on data from 2010-11 submitted to the Centers for Disease Control ...
See all stories on this topic »

The HPV Vaccine Debate: Why News Organizations Need to Carefully Consider ...

The vaccine continues to receive support from the government and medical experts. On Oct. 25, 2011, the New York Times reported that a panel, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ...
See all stories on this topic »

Toward a vaccine for Ebola

The method, with its straightforward purification protocol might also be used in the case of other pathogens including hepatitis C or dengue fever, where the extraction of glycoproteins has thus far been difficult. Should efforts succeed in producing a ...
See all stories on this topic »

Beyond the Flu Shot: Other Ways to Fight Influenza

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- With the winter flu season typically peaking in January and February, there's still time to get a flu shot. But there are other ways to lessen the chances of being sidelined from work and play with a high fever, ...
See all stories on this topic »

Delta skids off the runway with anti-vaccine video

The rabidly anti-vaccine National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) created the video to push people to consider ways to avoid coming down with the flu while avoiding a vaccination. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) was quick to protest this ...
See all stories on this topic »

Democrats, Republicans All Contenders for PolitiFact's 2011 'Lie of the Year ...

While Bachmann later said she is not a doctor and was allowing people to make their own conclusions about the vaccine, leading Politifact to rate the statement as "False," the American Academy of Pediatrics soon released a statement refuting Bachmann's ...
See all stories on this topic »
International Business Times

Merlene Davis: Surely GOP has someone better than New Gingrich

Rick Perry entered the race and just after she said the HPV vaccine Gardasil causes "retardation," despite research saying otherwise. When Perry lead the ...

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Supports 2011 National Influenza ...

The research also shows that less than one-quarter (24 percent) of parents know that children under 9 years of age may require more than one dose of influenza vaccine to be fully protected. "Influenza is an infectious disease that can be very serious ...
See all stories on this topic »

How To Spot Shingles, Get Treated

BALTIMORE -- While most people expect to get chicken pox as children, doctors say there are things to watch out for when you're older so you know if the virus comes back in the form of shingles. Shingles is the same virus that causes chickenpox. ...
See all stories on this topic »

Chicken pox parties staged to forego vaccinations

An average case of chicken pox causes children to be covered with 250 to 500 small blisters over red spots. Symptoms include fever, headache and stomach ache. (Photo by Thomas Netsch) DULUTH, Minn. – Leah Schroeder's youngest child, Fynn, ...
See all stories on this topic »

Holy cow - check... | Facebook

Age of Autism. Holy cow - check out this heartfelt comment on Asperger's and whether it's a disabiity. And thank you to Debbie for being so brave as to post this ...
www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid...id...

It's Not Too Late for That Flu Shot

"With flu activity increasing and family and friends gathering for the holidays, now is a great time to get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and your loved ones," said VandenBrink. The vaccine is still available at Winneshiek County Public Health and ...
See all stories on this topic »

New map shows malaria strain -- impervious to interventions -- holding steady ...

A new article from scientists at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and WRAIR note that precautions may still be warranted for some parts of the region given new evidence regarding the potential severity of vivax infections—the ...
See all stories on this topic »

Don't Let the Flu Ruin Your Holiday Season

... people is yet to come, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "When you feel the first aches and pains of the flu, it is too late to get the vaccine," said Dr. Leonard Okun, National Medical Director for US HealthWorks. ...
See all stories on this topic »

Nigeria Targets 2013 For Polio Eradication

The executive director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Ado Mohammed, has declared that Nigeria has made significant stride and would eradicate polio within two years despite the upsurge in wild polio this year. ...
See all stories on this topic »
Leadership Newspapers

Parents urged to vaccinate children for whooping cough | The Republic

Parents are urged to get their children up-to-date on pertussis vaccinations. The Albuquerque Journal reports at least 243 cases of the bacterial illness have been reported this year to the New Mexico Department of Health, up from 150 cases in 2010. ...
See all stories on this topic »

Whooping cough cases soar in Lake County

BY JOHN ROSZKOWSKI jroszkowski@pioneerlocal.com December 5, 2011 11:40AM Pertussis cases are on the rise in Lake County, with clusters being reported at two schools in Mundelein and Lake Forest. Carl Sandburg Middle School in Mundelein has reported 10 ...
See all stories on this topic »

Nearly 1400 Animal Shelters and Rescues, in Partnership With Veterinarians ...

Dogs vaccinated against Bordetella should also get the canine flu vaccine. More information is available at www.doginfluenza.com. The Petfinder.com Foundation was created in 2003 to respond to needs of its Petfinder member shelters and rescue groups ...
See all stories on this topic »

Staying Healthy During Flu Season: Advice for People Living with HIV/AIDS

As long as flu season isn't over, it's not too late to get vaccinated. With flu activity increasing and family and friends gathering for the holidays, now is a great time to get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and your loved ones. ...
See all stories on this topic »
AIDS.gov blog (blog)

Risk of getting flu from shot remote

But of course, we've all heard of a work colleague, neighbor, friend or family member who got the flu shot and then "came down with the flu." There are three reasons why this may occur. First, all vaccines are designed to challenge the immune system so ...
See all stories on this topic »

American Lung Association Supports Centers for Disease Control and ...

Immunization rates for second dose administration are alarmingly low – in fact, less than one-third of children recommended for two doses of influenza vaccine actually receive both doses. Each year in the US, on average, influenza and its related ...
See all stories on this topic »

As Flu Season Approaches, Blue Cross And Blue Shield Association Supports ...

A recent CDC survey reported a record number of seasonal flu vaccine doses, approximately 163 million, distributed in the US in 2010, but the survey also indicated disparities in overall immunization coverage rates, particularly among minority adult ...
See all stories on this topic »

Vaccine jab urged to prevent killer cough

BY GRANT REYNOLDS CASES of potentially fatal whooping cough are continuing to rise in the west and adults are being urged to have booster immunisation doses to prevent the disease spreading to children and babies. Health Department figures show an ...
See all stories on this topic »

Health department participating National Influenza Vaccination Week

... flu,” said Lois Davis, the health department's public health nursing manager. “It also helps you keep from spreading the flu to your friends, family and co-workers, so with plenty of the vaccine available, now is a great time to come get a shot. ...
See all stories on this topic »
KyForward.com

Increasing susceptibility to rubella in pregnant women

By Emma Wilkinson | 05 Dec 2011 Increasing numbers of women are being found to lack immunity to rubella during pregnancy, warn Health Protection Agency researchers. An analysis of samples tested between 2004 and 2009 showed a small but significant ...
See all stories on this topic »

Don't delay in getting free flu jab

The flu vaccine which protects those who are most at risk from flu - including pregnant women and their unborn babies, children and adults with long term health problems, anyone over 65 and carers of those in at risk groups, is available now from GP ...
See all stories on this topic »

Rite Aid to Offer $19.99 Flu Shots Through December 17 in Support of National ...

Flu shots are covered by many insurance plans, including Medicare Part B. “Despite the popular myth, it's not too late to get a flu shot as flu activity usually peaks during the winter months,” said Robert Thompson, Rite Aid Executive Vice President of ...
See all stories on this topic »

Elderly to get free flu vaccine in Tacloban

"It is because the old ones are those who easily catch flu, which can lead to pneumonia and some complications that can lead to death," said Dr. Nicholas Bautista, DOH regional epidemiologist. The vaccine distribution is expected to start early next ...
See all stories on this topic »

Reduced Flu Vaccine Prices for Uninsured in Effect for December

1, Madison County Health Department reduced the cost of the flu vaccine at its clinics by utilizing a sliding fee scale for the uninsured. By offering a lower fee, the Health Department hopes to increase access to the flu vaccine to the uninsured to ...
See all stories on this topic »

Beyond the Flu Shot: Other Flu Fighters

By JANE E. ALLEN (@JaneEAllenABC) , ABC News Medical Unit With the winter flu season typically peaking in January and February, there's still time to get a flu shot and consider other ways to lessen the chances of being sidelined from work and play ...
See all stories on this topic »
ABC News

Two medical experts debate HPV vaccinations

Making similar assumptions about the monovalent Gardasil+5 vaccine that is being tested on women at the UI, the lowest incidence of cervical cancer achievable is 9.3 per 100000 women. Clearly, if one has to choose between Pap screening and vaccination, ...
See all stories on this topic »

Measles Increased Sharply In Europe Since 2009

Measles outbreaks in Europe are on the rise, mainly due to the failure to vaccinate against the highly contagious disease, US officials say. Following three years of historic low incidence of measles in the European Region, the number of reported ...
See all stories on this topic »
ThirdAge

WHO Issues Warning Over European Measles Outbreaks

More than 26000 cases of measles and 115 outbreaks of the disease have been reported across 36 different European countries in 2011, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Friday. Furthermore, France had the largest number of reported measles ...
See all stories on this topic »
RedOrbit

Nigeria: Polio battle faces another setback in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria - The global battle to eradicate polio may suffer another setback in Nigeria, if the threat by a local community in northern Jigawa state to boycott polio immunisation exercise is carried out. The Garbagal village in Guri local ...
See all stories on this topic »

FDS Pharma acquires SciGen Israel hepatitis vaccine manufacturing plant

UK-based FDS Pharma has purchased the SciGen Israel's Rehovot hepatitis vaccine manufacturing plant for $2m in addition to 5% royalties on sales. Run by Russian executives, FDS Pharma owns patents to vaccines and produces active pharmaceutical ...
See all stories on this topic »

Predicament of BBC's Athens Correspondent: Dumped after Adverse ...

'Some serious and potentially fatal adverse reactions (including systemic ... along with the statistics of previously reported adverse vaccine reactions. ...

Maternal Child Health Week in Sierra Leone Ends

By Augustine Samba The Ministry of Health and Sanitation has concluded a vital health immunisation campaign countrywide, the Maternal and Child Health Week (Mami en Pikin Welbodi Week). The campaign which started on November 24th and ended on the 29th ...
See all stories on this topic »
Awareness Times

Should boys get the HPV vaccine? | Video | 11alive.com

pubId=35121359001 Should boys get the HPV vaccine? It's been five years since a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer has been available for young girls and ...
www.11alive.com/video/.../Should-boys-get-the-HPV-vaccine

Perry camp woos Cain supporters

Rick Perry talk before a Republican presidential debate at Oakland University in ... and the lies he's told about the amount of money he was paid by Merck, ...

Perry pleads for 2nd chance, Gingrich admits "dumb" mistake

Rick Perry appears on the Republican Presidential Forum on "Huckabee," the Fox .... and the lies he's told about the amount of money he was paid by Merck, ...

'Tis the season for respiratory syncytial virus

The respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a member of the family of viruses that cause notable human infections such as measles, mumps and some cases of the common cold, bronchitis and croup. Every hospital, emergency room and medical practice is ...
See all stories on this topic »

Georgia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics: Protests against ...

Protests against Delta's in-flight vaccine video message - MedPage Today Blogs - 29744. Posted by Georgia Chaper, American Academy of Pediatrics at ...
gapeds.blogspot.com/.../protests-against-deltas-in-flight.html

Photo Gallery: Rotary Runs to Help Eradicate Polio

The event raises money to help end polio worldwide. Eradication of the disease is one of Rotary International's main focuses and each year, local Rotarians travel to nations where the disease is still present to help vaccinate children, ...
See all stories on this topic »

Families Fighting Flu and the CDC Urge Families to Protect Themselves From the Flu

5, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- As the season turns from fall to winter, many holiday displays replace pop-up flu vaccine clinics. Yet flu season is not over -- it has barely begun. In the 35 years that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
See all stories on this topic »

Patent awarded for HPV work to University of Rochester researchers

They didn't set out to develop a cancer vaccine. In the mid-1980s, the trio was simply trying to develop a blood test to determine whether a patient was infected with HPV. According to the US Centers for Disease Control, at least 50 percent of sexually ...
See all stories on this topic »

A great leap forward for woman doctors and no more Mr NICE guy

In light of the Government's recent switch from Cervarix to Gardasil as vaccine of choice for the NHS HPV vaccination programme, Pemberton is now pushing ...

Global Rubella Diagnostics Market: Growth Opportuinites and Business Expansion ...

5, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The report presents a detailed analysis of the Rubella diagnostics market in the US, Europe, (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, ...
See all stories on this topic »

Gardasil

Subject: Gardasil. [Up]. Anonymous, Yes there are still folks who think the vaccine is a good idea. I would guess a lot of folks in fact. I read it, and I still think its a ...
www.dcurbanmom.com/jforum/posts/list/203284.page

Boca Regional Urgent Care Announces Free Flu Shots

Boca Regional Urgent Care will offer a flu shot clinic on Wednesday, December 7 from 9 am to 9 pm at its brand new facility, located at 20665 Lyons Road in Boca Raton. In recognition of the CDC's National Influenza Vaccination Week, the Urgent Care ...
See all stories on this topic »
PR Web (press release)

Patent awarded for HPV work to University of Rochester researchers

Another pharmaceutical company, Merck, developed its own version of the vaccine called Gardasil. Although they have only been available or a few years, ...

'Second wave' of measles on East Coast

Four probable measles cases have been identified in Tairawhiti in what doctors are calling a "second wave" of the disease in the region. Two children from coastal communities and two teenagers from Gisborne presented with measles-like symptoms on the ...
See all stories on this topic »

More people turn to retail centers for flu shotsFlu myths and factsSacramento ...

"To us, the most important thing is that people get vaccinated," said Lynnan Svensson, supervising public health nurse for El Dorado County, which has seen attendance numbers drop at its public vaccine clinics. Attendance has similarly plunged at ...
See all stories on this topic »

Parent finds it hard to ignore evidence of vaccine injuries

To use a statement such as, “the outbreak of whooping cough, which sickened 9000 in California last year, to understand the danger,” does not give the full facts: —The Centers for Disease Control reports that in the United States, cases of whooping ...
See all stories on this topic »

Nigeria records new polio case in Jigawa – The Guardian

NIGERIA has recorded a new case of Wild Polio Virus type 1 (WPV1) in Jigawa, bringing the total number of cases for 2011 to 45. According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) Weekly Polio update, it is the most recent case in the country ...
See all stories on this topic »

Boys need the cervical cancer jab, too

By Max Pemberton Few politicians will ever admit they are wrong, so I salute health ministers who have finally capitulated to medical opinion and last month announced a U-turn on the cervical cancer vaccine that is given to 12- and 13-year-old girls. ...
See all stories on this topic »
Telegraph.co.uk

How tragedy inspired Norwich City councillor's charity mission

PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY A leading Norwich city councillor whose husband died from meningitis has embarked on a campaign to raise funds for charity and increase awareness of the disease, as the anniversary of his death approaches. ...
See all stories on this topic »

"Ban the Bug" Campaign Works to Fight Flu

Even if you do get the flu shot you still may have to make a couple of trips to the cold and flu aisle, but officials say having the defense of the vaccine is better than nothing. "By protecting themselves they are also protecting everyone around them, ...
See all stories on this topic »

Flu shot requirement boosts St. John's compliance rate

The vaccine compliance rate among the 1100 employees at St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur is about 90 percent, he said. Springfield's Memorial Medical Center provides free flu vaccine to its employees but doesn't require the shots. ...
See all stories on this topic »

Mich. vaccine exemptions up

BY JULIE M. MCKINNON Vaccination exemption rates among Michigan kindergartners increased 2 percentage points in five years, a jump largely caused by the addition of a second round of the chickenpox vaccine last school year, according to the state. ...
See all stories on this topic »

Sending chicken pox virus through mail illegal

Selling lollipops infected with chicken pox and sending them through the mail goes too far, local proponents of “natural vaccination” say. DULUTH, Minn. – Selling lollipops infected with chicken pox and sending them through the mail goes too far, ...
See all stories on this topic »

Columnist: GOP, Cain political pie recipe calls for many toss-ups ...

Rick Perry's lenient immigration stance and his proposed mandate of vaccinating young girls with Merck's HPV Gardasil vaccine. Although Cain boasted the ...

Newt's niche issue: Neuroscience

And the costs associated with autism, which the Centers for Disease Control says affects approximately 1 in 100 children, are projected to be even greater. A 2006 study by the Harvard School of Public Health put the lifetime cost of treating a person ...
See all stories on this topic »

Dr. Neville Golden and Dr. Sophia Yen: Parents can save children's lives by ...

By Dr. Neville Golden and Dr. Sophia Yen On Oct. 25, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that all adolescent boys be immunized against the Human Papilloma Virus, which causes several types of cancer in both sexes. ...
See all stories on this topic »

AnneDachel.com » Blog Archive » CBS News slams Wakefield and ...

The measles shot was tainted by now discredited research published by Andrew Wakefield in 1998 suggesting a possible link between autism and the vaccine ...
annedachel.com/.../cbs-news-slams-wakefield-and-denies-vacc...

Sometimes you feel like the shot

CUMBERLAND — Some among us have thought it through and choose to face flu season without a flu shot. “Not getting one, never have got the shot. Once in awhile I've got the flu; it runs its course and I get over it,” said Donald Edward Rice of Mount ...
See all stories on this topic »

Chicken Pox, vaccines and contaminated mail

Recently the practice of parents organizing chicken pox parties to expose their children to the mild illness and get it out of the way has returned. Thanks to social networking you can find an infected lollipop or blanket on Facebook. ...
See all stories on this topic »
The Imperfect Parent

Trinity remembers Alex

This infection, while associated with the same kind of bacteria that causes meningitis, is not actually meningitis. According to Janna Wilder, university physician for more than twenty years, meningococcal septicaemia attacks the adrenal glands, ...
See all stories on this topic »

MEASLES EPIDEMIC HITS 22536 IN CITY

The 1958 measles epidemic in New York City continued over the next few months, adding about 1500 more cases. Even the 1958 epidemic was dwarfed by the measles epidemic of 1941 though, when 80000 people got sick in New York City, and there were 894134 ...
See all stories on this topic »

Four more measles cases

Two East Coast children and two Gisborne teenagers presented with measles-like symptoms at the weekend. Test results due later this week are “very probable” to confirm measles, says Tairawhiti District Health medical officer of Health, ...
See all stories on this topic »

Flu ready to invade area

In order to keep folks healthy, both the Allegany and Mineral County health departments are offering flu shot clinics. This week in Mineral County, the clinic will be a special celebration of National Influenza Vaccination Week, which runs until Dec. ...
See all stories on this topic »

Meeting to decide NACP's fate on December 7

The Malaria Control Programme, National TB Control Programme and Expanded Programme of Immunisation (EPI) would also came under discussion in the meeting. Well-placed sources told Business Recorder here on Saturday that due to the lack of funds, ...
See all stories on this topic »

Pepper Spray Cop, Drones, HPV Vaccines & More: Infowars Nightlyl ...

Globalists purchase millions of toxic HPV vaccines for girls in third world Ethan Huff http://www ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt26GLsIE2g

'Incredibly lucky': The boy who has survived the most serious form of ...

Brave student George Lane has twice pulled through the most serious form of the disease - pneumococcal meningitis - and has also suffered meningococcal meningitis twice. Most remarkably he has come through unaffected by brain damage or limb loss each ...
See all stories on this topic »
Daily Mail

Keeping watch on flu

The United States' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has prepared a vaccine for the H3N2 of influenza, a strain of pig flu that has recently jumped to humans. The centers have logged 10 infections of the strain in the last three months and ...
See all stories on this topic »

'Incredibly lucky': The boy who has survived the most serious form of ...

By Lucy Laing This is the boy who has astounded doctors - by surviving the deadly brain bug meningitis FOUR times. Brave student George Lane has twice pulled through the most serious form of the disease - pneumococcal meningitis - and has also suffered ...
See all stories on this topic »
Daily Mail

Anti-polio drive in Larkana from December 19

Deputy Comm-issioner, Abdul Aleem Lashari has said that all out efforts should be made to make the three-day anti-polio campaign successful when it is conducted in the district from December 19 to 21. The councillors, ulema, teachers, parents, ...
See all stories on this topic »

We kill them coming in and going out

He also signed an executive order forcing a 3-step shot of Gardasil for 6th grade girls in Texas. His own legislature over ruled his action. ...

Health department officials, doctors assure parents of vaccine's safety

“That's evidence of the success of the vaccine.” According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, 9000 people are hospitalized for chicken pox each year, and ...
www.etruth.com/article/20111204/NEWS01/712049957

Pages