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Sokoto State Targets 887000 Children For Immunisation Against Polio

He said, ``We had to involve the services of medical doctors, students from the School of Nursing and Health Technology, and this made the state to immunise more children than ever before.'' The special adviser said that the agency had put in place ...
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The quest for an HIV vaccine

UNAIDS and the US Centers for Disease Control worked closely with modelling teams to estimate the impact of the RV144 regimen in different countries and with different populations and found that 10% of infections could be prevented if the same 31% ...
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State sees more people getting pertussis shots

By STACIA GLENN — Staff writer • Before age 7, kids should get five doses of the diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP). Children 7 to 10 who are not up to date on their vaccinations. Pregnant women in the late second or early ...
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thimerosal « avaluedlife

Or if they do vaccinate, they wait past the time that their pediatrician recommends ? The main reason is the Autism Spectrum/thimerosal scare of the late 1990′s.
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What weight do you give to anecdotes wrt vaccines?

Control groups that are vaccinated with other vaccines are not bonafide control groups. This will greatly reduce the number of adverse events in a clinical trial, because everyone is getting vaccinated. You cannot adequately examine risks and benefits ...
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Why I'm worried it's not just croup

The state of Washington just declared a pertussis epidemic, asking the Centers for Disease Control to send investigators and bring truckloads of vaccines. The CDC notes that there have been more than 1000 cases already this year in Washington, ...
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Rabies: Vaccinations and the disease itself

Last week, a person asked if there were any provisions in the new law allowing animals alleged to have had an adverse vaccine reaction to forego subsequent boosters. If you're short on time, the answer is no, there are no such provisions.
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Bel Marra Health Supports Recent Research by the Centers for Disease Control ...

Bel Marra Health, well known for offering high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, supports recent research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on a universal influenza vaccine. Spokesperson for Bel Marra ...
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Recent outbreaks of whooping cough spur conversation of immunization schedule

Reports of whooping cough in Wisconsin and other states are adding to key research into the effectiveness of the vaccine meant to protect children from the disease. After recent outbreaks, several national institutions are looking at whether the ...
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Hepatitis A Infects Worker at NC Donut Establishment

by News Desk | May 19, 2012 An employee at a North Carolina donut store has contracted a hepatitis A infection, prompting health officials to recommend vaccination for those who may have purchased food handled by the worker.
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Autism Acceptance and Aging Out – AGE OF AUTISM - Anne Dachel

Autism Acceptance and Aging Out – AGE OF AUTISM. May 15. An excellent piece on what autism is doing to America by the sister of a young man with autism ...
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Bel Marra Health Supports Recent Research by the Centers for Disease Control ...

Bel Marra Health, well known for offering high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, supports recent research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on a universal influenza vaccine. In a new study published in ...
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Dr. Paul G.King: “Anything but mercury” Has mercury (thimerosal ...

More than 50% of the available doses of the influenza vaccine produced by Sanofi, Novartis, CSL (Merck), and GlaxoSmthKline are still Thimerosal- preserved ...
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Gila County girl's death attributed to flu

ADHS reported 9 pediatric flu deaths last season. Tests are being conducted to determine whether that particular strand was protected by this year's vaccine, but ADHS said the girl also had an underlying medical condition that put her at risk.
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Polio eradication in Fata: Officials told to use stick more than carrot

PESHAWAR, May 18: Secretary (social sector) of Fata Dr Aftab Durrani on Friday urged political agents and agency surgeons in the tribal region to adopt a policy of 'more stick than carrot' for polio eradication. “At the end of the day, they (political ...
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Anti-polio campaign

KarachiPeshawar—A three-day special anti-polio campaign would start in 48 highly sensitive union councils of the district from May 21. Deputy Director Program, EPI, Dr. Jan Baz Afridi informed on Friday that around 0.5 million children up to five ...
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Polio update: First suspected case in capital after five years

By Sehrish Wasif Zain is Ahmed's second-born and has never missed a polio vaccine. ILLUSTRATION: TRIBUNE COMMON For the first time in five years, a suspected case of polio from the capital's suburbs was reported on Friday. Samples from Muhammad Zain, ...
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Does the mainstream media slant the truth about the HPV vaccines? Part 2

Found 30236 events where Vaccine is PNC or PNC13 reported to the VAERS data base. My next search is using the same time frame as when the Gardasil vaccine was approved which is June of 2006. This is to give you a more accurate picture of adverse events ...
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NSC reviews EPI progress towards polio eradication

The agenda of the meeting was to focus on the progress of Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) towards the eradication of polio. Moreover, update was also given by the provincial managers of the EPI on routine immunisation and measles.
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Montana whooping cough outbreak reaches 210 cases

In western Montana, public health agencies were encouraging immunization to anyone who is overdue, and treatment for anyone with pertussis-like symptoms. Although the disease initially resembles an ordinary cold, it can turn more serious, ...
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Notice National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Petitions ...

Notice: National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program: Petitions received; list - Notice: National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program: Petitions received; ...
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Wilkesboro Dixie Donuts patrons may be at risk for hepatitis A

An employee at a Wilkesboro, NC donut shop has tested positive for hepatitis A prompting health officials to set up a vaccine clinic for customers at risk of exposure to the virus. According to a Wilkes County Health Department news release Friday, ...
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The Itching Question That's More Than Skin Deep

Next up: Mosquitoes, chickenpox, sheep wool. People can name a hundred things that can make them itchy, but no one can tell you why. It's had scientists scratching their heads for years. Has it got you scratching yours? Studies show that just by ...
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May 18 2012 SafeMinds Congressional Briefing on National Vaccine ...

May 18 2012 SafeMinds Congressional Briefing on National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. bethclayinmd. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe. Loading ...
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HIV Treatment Study in Patients with Cryptococcal Meningitis Ends Enrollment Early

It was evaluating whether HIV-infected participants hospitalized with cryptococcal meningitis (CM) but not yet taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) would improve their chances of survival if they began ART while receiving CM treatment as inpatients ...
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Illinois Special Education teacher dies from meningococcal meningitis

A Northbrook, Illinois Special Education teacher who was recently diagnosed with meningococcal meningitis has died from the bacterial infection. On Thursday, May 17, Glenbrook North High School Principal Paul Pryma said in a health notice that a staff ...
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Suspected meningitis case reported

By staff reports MENDOCINO COUNTY -- Mendocino County Public Health officials Wednesday reported a 2-year-old child from Willits was hospitalized with a suspected diagnosis of bacterial meningitis. The diagnosis is pending lab results and is not ...
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Unvaccinated kids booted from Pa. classrooms

Officials are still working to reach hundreds of students around Pennsylvania who were kept out of class this week because they didn't get the required inoculations for mumps, chickenpox and other diseases. The deadline for most districts was Tuesday.
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Allentown Morning Call

Area schools enforce new vaccination mandates

When DoH announced the new regulations in August of 2011, it gave students and their parents eight months to comply by obtaining a number of shots if they had not already done so. • a complete three-dose series of Hepatitis B vaccine.
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Suspected polio case in Islamabad after five long years

The Polio Virology Laboratory at the National Institute of Health (NIH) will be receiving samples today (Saturday) for confirmation of a suspected polio case from Palorian, an area located off Kurri Road in Islamabad, which has been polio-free for the ...
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New York whooping cough cases near 1000

The latest data on the national outbreak of whooping cough was released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) yesterday. The data for 2012 is through week 19, ending May 12. New York State continues to report the third highest number of pertussis ...
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How common are serious vaccine reactions?

FTR, I'm not saying that the smallpox vaccine was unimportant or ineffective, and if smallpox was rampant now, I might not hesitate to vaccinate my children against it. Though I do wonder, as with every illness that used to be severe, how it would be ...
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CDC considering recommending Hepatitis C test for boomers

It's a "silent epidemic," an "unrecognized health crisis," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And it's affecting 2.1 million baby boomers in the United States. The CDC announced Friday that it is considering recommending ...
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Over 200 whooping cough cases reported in Montana

Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory illness spread by coughing and sneezing, but one that can be prevented by getting vaccinated. Although it initially resembles an ordinary cold, pertussis can turn more serious, particularly in infants.
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*Anambra Will Remain Polio-Free - Obi

Masterweb Reports - Thursday, May 17, 2012: Governor Peter Obi said that Anambra State would remain polio-free as his government was determined to keep tackling health challenges of any form in the State. He said this yesterday, during the campaign for ...
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World's health issues are ours

By Andrew Young Most Americans today don't have first-hand experience with diseases such as polio and measles because of the success of our country's immunization programs. But growing up in Georgia, I visited Warm Springs, where President Franklin D.
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The claim of eradicated polio...

My DH is in a club that feels they have helped to eradicate polio in many countries. They give the oral polio vax and then dye their pinkie blue or purple (can't remember which) permanently so they don't have to get the vax again.
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Don't procrastinate — students should get HPV vaccine

After a series of three simple shots over six months, your teen is protected from a sexually transmitted bug called HPV — human papillomavirus. That critter comes in 40 varieties, and Gardisil protects against only four, but they are the most ...
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Fewer girls completing all three HPV shots: study

By Kerry Grens, Reuters May 18, 2012 9:03 AM A girl is vaccinated against HPV in a file photo. Girls as young as age nine can start the vaccine series, and catch-up vaccination is recommended for women up to age 26 who have not yet gotten their shots.
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Hilton Terrell: The Case Against Gardasil

The Gardasil debate frequently gets lost in statistics instead of focusing on more foundational principles. Cancer prevention ought not to be treated as a supreme ...
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Health officials schooled on new vaccines

The two vaccines, pneumococcal and rotavirus are additional vaccines being introduced in Ghana for the first time and will also be part of the health Directorates routine immunization schedule. Briefing participants on some key issues on the vaccines, ...
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Campaign calls for increased Hep B testing in Philly

“There are no symptoms associated with Hepatitis B so we're here to spread the word that people need to be tested for Hep B to make sure that if they have it they know they have it so they can see a doctor." Vaccination against Hep B was recommend for ...
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Metro Detroit mother wants others to benefit from her heart ache

Doctors said he had bacterial meningitis. The pain of losing Christopher Todd, is still very real for Goecke. An email from her husband's work earlier this year, Michigan State University, about a student who was sick, possibly from bacterial ...
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Vaccine Link request, if possible

Thimerosal is another powerful Neurotoxin that contains about 50% mercury which is the second most toxic chemical known to man. http://voices.yahoo.com/engerix-b-hepatitis-b-vaccine-ingredients-1817107.html ) Would you inject a fetus in their 2nd or ...
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