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Vaccination News LinksBloomberg wants to steal your vaccine rights by The Refusers

CDC says it cannot blame pertussis outbreak on vaccine refusers by The Refusers

We’ll do it this way next year
by The Refusers

Local parents question state vaccination policies

What's It Like: To get a vaccine - Getting a vaccine usually doesn't hurt much and has few side effects

The Know Your Rights Hour by Know Your Rights Hour in Health

Study of Vacc-4x Combined With Celgene's Revlimid(R) (lenalidomide) in HIV Patients With Impaired Immune System Approved to Begin

Flu vaccine research: overcoming 'original sin' - Scientists studying flu vaccines have identified ways to overcome an obstacle called "original antigenic sin," which can impair immune responses to new flu strains.

GeoVax Reports 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results - Three HIV/AIDS Vaccine Human Clinical Trials Advancing; Phase 2a Trial Data to Be Presented at AIDS Vaccine 2012 Conference on September 11; Additional Clinical Trials Planned With Government Support; Comments on FDA Approval of Gilead Science's Truvada(R); Comments on Continued NIH Funding of Basic Research in HIV Marketwire

David Geier ordered to pay $10,000 for practicing medicine without a license

Carlsbad Chiropractor to Host Immunization Workshop, Address Vaccination Safety and Effectiveness

Report: Insel should be fired from autism research panel - Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee biased against environmental studies

Vaxess Goes To Harvard

Dromara student creates innovative vaccinations app

7 Adult Vaccines You Need to Stay Healthy and Alive

Patsy Schanbaum: Grief spurs parents to urge meningitis vaccines for college students

North Texas parents have one more week to get school-aged children vaccinated

08-12-12 The Vaccine Myth: An Issue of Trust archive

Are School Truly Mandatory (video)

Adults need vaccinations, too - but few get them

BabyJabs The Children's Immunisation Service MMR Vaccine

Free Printable Flyer: Did You Know? A Few Facts About Vaccines - VaxTruth

Fact: Vaccinations are Killing Our Kids by Christina England - Vactruth

FCPS Requires Vaccinations for School Enrollment - School-required immunizations at county health clinics are free of charge. Some clinics will offer extended hours beginning Aug. 20.

Vaccines Can Save Children's Lives

Timing of vaccines is crucial for the young

Two toddlers die after being ‘vaccinated’

Dromara student creates innovative vaccinations app

Back-to-School Vaccinations: A How-To Guide

More required to get vaccine

The vaccine controversy

Law firm speaks out about vaccines, religious exemptions and constitutional rights

Our babies at risk as numbers of vaccines slide

Perspective: Make it hard for parents to refuse vaccines for their kids

State health organizations urge kids to receive vaccinations - This year, the U.S. is on pace to have the most cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, in five decades. There have been 18,000 reported cases this year, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Minnesota is one of the states reporting high numbers of the bacterial disease that is preventable by vaccines.

Attacking Alzheimer's With Antibodies, Hormones

Yakima County providers pushing for whooping cough vaccinations

Antibodies That Protect Against Different Types Of Flu Viruses

Influenza vaccine effectiveness low among US military personnel

New shot, procrastination combine for long waits at health dept.

End HPV vaccine approval

Should HPV Vaccines Be Given To Men?

Inovio influenza drugs show promise in Q2, trials ongoing for HIV, Hep C vaccines

Doctors recommend back to school vaccines (video)

Meningococcal vaccine appears safe when administered with other vaccines

A sad, premature death cynically exploited by antivaccinationists

Delayed justice - After long-debilitated child victims die, prosecutors weigh whether abusers can be charged again

Breaking News: Gardasil® HPV DNA discovered in post-mortem samples by Norma Erickson, President - SaneVax

Gardasil Vaccine rDNA Introduced at Coroner’s Inquest by Catherine J. Frompovich - VacTruth

Dr. Sherrill Sellman: The Gardasil Files – Be One Less Casualty - SaneVax

Human study re-ignites debate over controversial diabetes 'cure'

Enduring Memories: Prof John Walker-Smith recalls his life and the Wakefield affair. by John Stone - Age of Autism

Lee College announces dates for August meningitis vaccinations

Can TB Vaccine Stop Type 1 Diabetes? - New Study Suggests Old Vaccine Can Treat Long-standing Diabete

Remember to get vaccinated

Make It Hard for Parents to Deny Their Kids Vaccines

Rudy's Armor: A Cholera Vaccine in Haiti

CDSCO can inspect trial sites and seize docs unannounced under new guidelines - Inspectors will be able to visit clinical trial sites unannounced and seize records under new draft guidelines issued by the Indian Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO).

New child nasal spray to beat flu turns spotlight on childhood vaccination safety - NEW concerns over the safety of childhood vaccinations sparked by the announcement that all children in Britain are to be offered a nasal spray inoculation to fight off the flu virus.

Seth Mnookin Censors CDC, Tries Schmoozing Rob Schneider by Jake Crosby - Age of Autism

Thinking Inside the Box by Cathy Jameson - Age of Autism

Sanofi's Shock Therapy Enrages the French

Seth Mnookin Censors CDC, Tries Schmoozing Rob Schneider by Jake Crosby - Age of Autism

FDA Admits in Court Case That Vaccines Still Contain Mercury

NEWS SCAN: Angola interrupts polio, anaplasmosis rises in Maine

NEWS SCAN: Ebola update, hamburger Salmonella cases, anthrax vaccine and disability risk

New Clinical Trial Reporting Bill Risks Spooking Investors

Katie Weisman of Coalition for SafeMinds Informs IACC of Mercury Dangers in Public Comments by John Stone - Age of Autism

Report: Insel Should be Fired from Autism Research Panel by Steven Higgs - Age of Autism

NIH Insists Latest Nemeroff Grant Is Kosher by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Forest Scolded After Doc Complains To FDA
by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Study: Children, middle-aged most vulnerable to variant H3N2

Grassley Lists Laws FDA Allegedly Broke in Email Monitoring Spree

NEWS SCAN: Nipah vaccine study, opinions on modified mosquitoes, new disinfectant

NEWS SCAN: H5N1 death in Indonesia, Ebola in Uganda, West Nile alert, anthrax in Colorado, E coli vaccine for cattle

New strain of swine flu infects 145 people - The victims, mostly children, have contracted the swine flu virus after contact with pigs at agricultural fairs this summer. Most of the cases have been mild. Still, health officials advise caution.

CDC 2011-2012 Influenza Season Week 31 ending August 4, 2012

Interim Information for Clinicians about Human Infections with H3N2v Virus

6th Vaccine & ISV Annual Global Congress – Shanghai | China | 2012

Evaluation of Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests for Influenza A (H3N2)v Virus and Updated Case Count — United States, 2012
CDC updates novel H3N2 info for clinicians

Illinois confirms novel H3N2 case as national total hits 152

Draft Review of “Anti-Vaccine Movement Causes the Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic in 70 Years” (pdf) by Paul King, PhD

Antitrust Suit Over Sanofi Vaccine Can Proceed
by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Off-Label Promotion & Journal Disclosure by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Signals and Surveillance: The Detectors

Ricerca launches two new in vitro assays including cytokine storm test - US Preclinical CRO Ricerca has launched two new assay services one of which is designed to help assess the risk a biologic drug will induce a cytokine storm.

FLU NEWS SCAN: Versatile flu antibodies, H9 reassortants in pigs

Rapid Tests May Miss New Swine Flu

The Benefits of Studying Chimpanzees

Immunization Works July 2012 Issue

KidsHealth Infections Shingles

NEWS SCAN: BSE final report, pharmacies offer flu vaccine, soil type and H5N1 spread

Dallas County allows aerial spraying for West Nile

Report cites NH hosp as hepatitis C clinic opens

HIV prevention pill for heterosexuals at risk too

GSK Hit With Thalidomide Birth Defect Suit

In the Pipeling Getting Drug Research Really, Really Wrong

FDA Rescinds Orphan Drug Exclusivity for Wilate; A First-of-its-Kind Decision

Meds-by-mail test reached 95% of targeted homes

SFDA publishes final excipient guidelines in wake of chromium-tainted gelatin scandal - The Chinese Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has confirmed that drugmakers and suppliers will take on more responsibility for ensuring excipient quality under new provisions.

Lack of emergency response systems put biopharma supply chain in danger: study - Biopharma manufacturers are putting their supply chains at risk by failing to prepare for emergencies, according to a new study by Best Practices, LLC.

Big Pharma looking to home care to bolster clinical activities: - will conduct home visits in clinical trials for three Big Pharma firms after forging an agreement with Nottingham University Hospitals Research and Innovation Department.

Access to patient population more important than price for Phase I outsourcing, says ISR - Access to patient populations is a bigger deciding factor than low cost when selecting a Phase I service provider, according to ISR's new quality benchmarking report.

Vaccine guide for new parents: Get the scoop on the eight most ...

2012-08-13T11:44:00Z Vaccine guide for new parents: Get the scoop on the eight ... We broke it down with help from the American Academy of Pediatrics: It ...

Washington County Offers Back-to-School Immunizations for Uninsured Kids

Washington County kids who don't have insurance but need immunizations before going back to school can make an appointment with the Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment. The department is offering $12 immunizations for ...
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Weekly Health Report Whooping Cough diagnosis increases

With school about to start, now is a good time for parents to focus on making sure their child's immunizations are up-to-date. Vaccines are one of the most effective tools implemented for public health. Except for safe water, no other health strategy ...
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Area doctors issue reminder on pertussis vaccinations

Because protection through this childhood vaccine can wear off over time, a booster called Tdap is available for adolescents and adults. Both protect against pertussis, tetanus and diphtheria. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends ...
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Study: Should young males receive HPV vaccine?

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control currently recommends both for 11- and 12-year-old girls and for females 13 through 26 years old who did not get the three recommended doses when they were younger. Gardasil has been approved by the U.S. Food and ...
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More Sussex measles cases

Health bosses say measles is potentially a serious condition. The most common complications of measles are ear infections, pneumonia, diarrhoea and related dehydration. Other less common complications include convulsions and encephalitis, an infection ...
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Meningitis tot walks again after long battle with illness

After contracting meningitis and septicemia that destroyed the tissue in her legs, toes and fingertips, the beaming tot endured two months of painful physiotherapy before the milestone moment last month. “It was amazing” said mum, Michelle. “I couldn't ...
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Derbyshire Times

North Texas parents have one more week to get school-aged children vaccinated

Spikes in pertussis take place every few years, and "it's about that time again," said a local nurse. Photo, taken 2008-01-04 15:01:09. As summer comes to close, students and parents alike may find themselves wrapped up in back-to-school shopping.
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Post-polio conference at Tuscora Park Sept. 29

The Ohio Polio Network will hold its 2012 conference from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 29 at the Main Pavilion at Tuscora Park, 161 Tuscora Ave. NW, New Philadelphia. The agenda for the conference can be found at
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Chicken Pox Cases Put Monmouth County Jail on Lockdown

“The Monmouth County Correctional Institution is taking all precautionary measures to protect against the spread of the virus,” Golden said in the release. “Each inmate has been examined and educated about the chickenpox. All of the housing units at ...
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LIVING WELL: Vaccines are worth a shot

At my yearly physical, my doctor recommended I update my tetanus vaccine. My previous tetanus shots had been connected with mishaps that resulted in trips to the emergency room so I was happy to be pro-active this time around! In actuality, the vaccine ...
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Ndola DHMT Seeks More Medics

NDOLA has a shortfall of 170 health workers out of the 290 needed to carry out the forth-coming vaccination against measles campaign. This came to light during a planning meeting organised by the Ndola District Health Management Team (DHMT) planning ...
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Gardasil Vaccine rDNA Introduced at Coroner's Inquest | WHAT ...

Catherine J. Frompovich, Contributor Activist Post. Wellington, New Zealand. According to testimony presented via international video link before a coroner's ...

Prison » Scottish Government Plans Gardasil ...

Scottish Government Plans Gardasil Vaccinations During New School Term 59420047 59419596 BBC: The vaccine helps protect thousands of Scottish women, ...

Andrew Wakefield -

Andrew Wakefield is Lutron's Director of Government Solutions. In this role, he is responsible for Lutron's government focused sales and marketing teams as well ...

UNC's Immunization Initiatives - ASPH Friday Letter #1737

LATEST FROM SCHOOLS OF PUBLIC HEALTH ... CCFNC has partnered with the N.C. Division of Public Health immunization branch to evaluate an innovative ...

HPV Vaccine Vital to Prevent Cervical Cancer | TopNews United ...

In order to get vaccination against HPV, it is necessary that girls should have permission of their parents, as only then doctors can provide vaccination. Experts said that in order to take off the risk, girls are suggested to get vaccinated at an ...
TopNews United States

Vaccines help shield students, teachers from disease

Hepatitis D vaccination is recommended for anyone who works in health care or has diabetes," Cory said. "It's only been available for children for 20 years, so lots of adults have not had it and need to get it." "The Menginococcal vaccine is ...
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Officials Remind Parents To Update Kids' Immunizations

“Because of the success of vaccines in preventing disease in the United States, ... the CDC, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of ...

Immunizations should be on back to school list, says hospital

Alexander Pinsky, MD, a board-certified pediatrician from WMCHC's Carbondale Pediatric Center stressed the importance of all required school immunizations, but particularly the pertussis or “Whooping Cough” vaccine. This year, he said, "we have seen ...
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Meningitis vaccination urged for children

ST. LOUIS -- The Missouri Association of School Nurses is urging parents to get their children vaccinated against meningitis. The association is among several health groups across the country urging meningococcal vaccination. A new report says only ...
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Drop shots

A muezzin in Pakbada, a densely populated village in Moradabad district in Uttar Pradesh, summons the faithful for prayers. He ends his call by reminding them that the next Sunday is Polio Immunisation Day, and asks parents to get their children ...
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The Week

Indescribable joy for polio victim

KUCHING - It was a memorable moment for Ahmad Taria Zahid to have his baju raya picked out by none other than Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud himself. Born with polio, the 23-year-old is wheelchair-bound. He was among 150 underprivileged ...
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Health Officials Encourage Vaccinations As School Begins

“We stress that parents have their children immunized to protect against vaccine preventable diseases,” Indiana Department of Health Director of Immunizations Dave McCormick says. “By going ahead and having their children immunized they prevent loss of ...
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Indiana Public Media

New HPV vaccine approved in Scotland

During the new school term, which starts this week, girls will be vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV) with Gardasil rather than Cervarix, used previously. Cervarix protects against two strains of HPV, while Gardasil is said to offer ...
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How to protect kids from whooping cough outbreaks

VACCINE NOT PERFECT: No vaccine is 100 percent effective, and its ability to fend off infections wanes as years pass. But even diminished vaccine protection is better than nothing, and usually people who are vaccinated have ... The Centers for Disease ...
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Whooping cough outbreak prompts shots for 6th, 9th grade

Elias Melgar, 11, receives a vaccine against whooping cough in Los Angeles. Whooping cough masquerades as a mild cold but can turn cruel and ... S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. After one or two weeks, the coughing can turn severe and ...
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Patsy Schanbaum: Grief spurs parents to urge meningitis vaccines for college ...

Unfortunately, our children did not get vaccinated against meningitis -- a disease most common among college students. Jamie lost half of both legs, and fingers on both hands. Nicolis died from meningitis in February 2011, days after he was admitted to ...
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Success can be infectious

Valerie Ryan reports on last year's awarding-winning IT project aimed at maximising compliance with the infectious disease screening and immunisation requirements of healthcare students at UCC. The development of a tailor made software package by ...
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Irish Medical Times

Whooping cough admission rates cut by a fifth

"The reduction coincides with a clear and focused national strategy to raise immunisation coverage levels in babies and young children," he says. "Improving immunisation coverage has been one of the National Health Targets since these were first ...
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Pertussis admissions down for the first time

The research, published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health (online, 31 July), shows a 20 per cent reduction in the New Zealand hospital admission rates for pertussis in the 2000s compared with the 1990s. The decade's decrease in ...
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Schanbaum, Williams: Vaccination saves lives

We know that getting a meningitis vaccination before classes may be a hassle and in many cases another expense. However, as the parents of students who paid the ultimate price for not being vaccinated, we can assure all parents and college students the ...
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Austin American-Statesman

Company ready to produce H3N2v swine vaccine

Using Harrisvaccines patented RNA Particle technology, the company is able to make a vaccine within 4 weeks without culturing the live virus like traditional vaccine companies do today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ...
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Vaccination fears are only upping danger

On that day in 1955, virologist Jonas Salk announced that his polio vaccine was a success. Salk's vaccine effectively ... Some families raise concerns with their pediatricians about the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) suggested schedule of ...
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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Port Lavaca polio sufferer reminds others of need for vaccinations

Garcia grew up in Port Lavaca, the child of the crippling polio virus - a disease that at a time before vaccinations, either killed or crippled its unsuspecting victims. Today, the 56-year-old has learned to manage living with the aftermath of the ...
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Victoria Advocate

Pediatricians and GMOs

The American Academy of Pediatrics says clearly: [B]reastfeeding and the use ... not informing parents that every single vaccine mandated by the CDC vaccine ...

New HPV vaccine to protect teenage girls from cancer and genital warts

Gardasil will be used rather than Cervarix, which was previously given. Cervarix protects against two strains of HPV, while Gardasil is said to offer protection from four, as well as protecting against genital warts. The HPV vaccine, which is given in ...
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BBC News

New cervical cancer vaccine used

Gardasil offers protection against the two strains of HPV that cause more than 70% of cases of cervical cancers in the UK, and a further two strains that cause about 90% of genital warts cases. It will now be used across the UK following a procurement ...
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Fife Today

British website required to stop autism-MMR claims

A British vaccine-related website was recently ordered to remove a claim that the MMR vaccine is related to cases of autism., a promoter of single vaccines, said that the MMR, which includes vaccines for measles, mumps and rubella, could ...
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Vaccine News Daily (blog)

Vaccinating caregivers key to protecting babies from pertussis

I need your help. Whooping cough (pertussis) is back with a vengeance, and I want you to learn about this threat and spread the word on how we can push this bacteria out of town. Coughing fits due to pertussis infection usually last from one to six ...
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7 Adult Vaccines You Need to Stay Healthy and Alive

Immunizations are not just for kids. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, immunizations rank among the top 10 public health achievements of the 20th century; however, adult immunizations have not reached the level of success of ...
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Gardasil Vaccine rDNA Introduced at Coroner's Inquest // Current TV

Wellington, New Zealand. According to testimony presented via international video link before a coroner's inquest in Wellington, New Zealand, (August 9 NZ)

Health: Change of cervical cancer vaccine

From the new school term, protection against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) will be provided through Gardasil rather than Cervarix. Gardasil protects against four strains of HPV, whereas Cervarix protects against two. Girls will now be protected ...
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