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11-30-2011_for_wednesday Vaccine Refusal Tolerated by Many Doctors, Survey Says – Seattle Weekly - The Refusers

Washington state pediatricians lead in rejecting CDC vaccine schedule - The Refusers

Action Alert: The Protect IP Act, Senate Bill S. 968, and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), House Resolution H. R. 3261 - Age of Autism

AofA Science Summary: Inhibition of influenza infection by glutathione - Age of Autism

Are parents ready for vaccines made in China?

Who Needs A Side Effect Report System, Anyway? by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

New Study Claims Autistic Boys’ Brain Size Clears MMR: It Actually Implicates All Vaccines

Flu shots linked to Alzheimer’s disease (video)

The Appalling Betrayals which Illegitimatize this Agency's Views - Why Do You Still Trust Them? (video) - Mercola.com

Letters: Immunizations still needed for children

Some people remember how it was to have the painful swelling of glands under their jaws that mumps bring and the sores of chicken pox and how children would be left with scars on their faces. They remember also that rubella was devastating for unborn ...
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MD Anderson Chief Predicts Cure for Cancer, Opens Institute to ...

Rick Perry and University of Texas System Board of Regents Chairman Gene Powell ... Draetta held appointments at Pharmacia and Merck as vice president and ...

SeniorJournal.com

VACCINATING CHILDREN AGAINST CHICKENPOX ALSO PROTECTS BABIES

Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine given to children 12 months of age and older has resulted in significant protection from the disease for infants as well, according to a study in the December 2011 issue of Pediatrics and published online Nov. 28. ...
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2009 09 IBCMT H1N1 InfluenzaResponse Thimerosal Response2

A request from IBCMT President, Dr. Peter VanDerSchaar.Your president is investigating the allegation that the new Mexican Flu Vaccines should ...
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HSE admits staff hit in flu jab error

By Alan O'Keeffe RED-FACED HSE chiefs have admitted that the health authority gave the wrong dosage of flu vaccine to hundreds of its own staff. The embarrassing error was uncovered only days after reports that almost 500 members of the public also ...
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Darien pediatrician fined after taking vaccines from Greenwich Hospital

What Dubaz didn't do was fill out the required paperwork for the vaccine transfer in a timely manner, resulting in a $10000 fine issued by the Connecticut Department of Public Health. Additionally, his medical license was put on probation until he ...
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Novel flu virus not expected to cause widespread illness

The best defense people have against the flu is obtaining a flu vaccine, Quinlisk said. Steffen said so far this year the local public health department has administered 2500 flu shots, which is about the same amount as last year. ...
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Lee College announces spring registration dates, new meningitis vaccination ...

Additionally, first-time, transferring or returning Lee College students may now be required to show evidence of vaccination against bacterial meningitis. "This is a new requirement mandated by Texas Senate Bill 1107," Dr. Coffman explained. ...
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Local student diagnosed with dangerous strain of meningitis

(KMOV)—One student at Alton High School in Illinois was diagnosed with a very dangerous strain of meningitis over the Thanksgiving weekend, but no other students have been affected so far. According to the Madison County Health Department, ...
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Children should get recommended vaccines

Sixty years ago, widespread vaccinations spared a generation the nightmare of polio. Where would we be — as a nation, as a people — had that not happened? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, vaccinations against 14 major ...
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The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)

Sunrise Rotary Club's Purple Pinkie Campaign aims to eradicate polio

Since 1988, Rotary International and Rotarians around the world have been working to wipe polio from the face of the earth. The foundation started by Bill Gates of Microsoft and his wife Melinda has been working closely with Rotary International in the ...
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2 pertains to a company called Siga, whose flagship product is a drug to treat smallpox. The Los Angeles Times' headline and sub-headline summarize the story nicely: “Cost, need questioned in $433-million smallpox drug deal; a company controlled by a ...
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WHOOPING COUGH VACCINE FOR EXPECTANT MOMS

An advisory panel at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has thus recommended that pregnant women be vaccinated for whooping cough during the second or third trimester, so that the disease-fighting antibodies could be passed to the ...
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Four-year-old diagnosed with polio in Punjab

The polio-affected girl is a resident of Ghalwan village of sub district Ahmedpur Sharqia of district Bahawalpur. By Owais Raza The polio-affected girl is a resident of Ghalwan village of sub district Ahmedpur Sharqia of district Bahawalpur. ...
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The Express Tribune

More than 150 students vaccinated following LaVille chicken pox outbreak

LAKEVILLE — The Union-North School Corporation announced an outbreak of chicken pox at LaVille Elementary last Monday. The school took quick action, reporting the cases to the county health department and holding vaccination clinics Tuesday and ...
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Whooping cough case reported at Horlick High School

In a letter sent home Tuesday with Horlick High School students, district officials stated they received confirmation of a case of pertussis at the school, according to the letter. District spokeswoman Stacy Tapp said the student returned to classes on ...
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The British Health Ministry chooses Gardasil of Sanofi Pasteur for its ...

The British Health Ministry chooses Gardasil of Sanofi Pasteur for its immunization programs of public health against infection, HPV responsible for cancer of the ...
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New Biohazard Found in HPV Vaccine Gardasil @ TigerDroppings ...

[quote]49 Sudden Deaths, 213 Permanent Disabilities - And the Silent Plan to Poison Your Child [/quote] [quote]Sadly, Merck (the maker of Gardasil) is not erring ...
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Gardasil victims speak out in videos released by famed doc ...

"The bottom line is that Gardasil is largely ineffective, potentially very dangerous, and a major waste of money," says Dr. Joseph...
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Flu Vaccine Safe for Egg-Allergic: Allergist Available to Discuss New ...

Newswise — With the coughing, sneezing and achy flu season upon us, new recommendations say that even those with egg allergies should receive the flu vaccine. Allergist Dr. Stanley Fineman, president of the American College of Allergy, ...
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Still time to get a flu shot

“The protection you receive from a flu vaccine begins about two weeks after getting vaccinated and continues throughout the flu season.” Healthy individuals between the ages of 2-49 have the option of getting the no-shot nasal mist version of the ...
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Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Two School Districts Report Whooping Cough Cases

MILWAUKEE -- Two Milwaukee-area school districts have alerted parents about confirmed cases of pertussis, otherwise known as whooping cough. The Mequon-Thiensville School District sent out an e-mail Tuesday stating there were four confirmed cases in ...
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Schools meeting vaccine requirements

According to the mandates, students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade must have the following vaccines — poliomyelitis, diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis, measles, rubella, mumps, hepatitis B, varicella and hepatitis A. In addition, ...
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No flu shot yet? There's still time to protect yourself and others

“The protection you receive from a flu vaccine begins about two weeks after getting vaccinated and continues throughout the flu season.” Healthy individuals between the ages of 2-49 have the option of getting the no-shot nasal mist version of the ...
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Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Walgreens to Offer More Than $10 Million Worth of Free Flu Shot Vouchers

"With the help and support of HHS, we've been able to provide free access to flu vaccine to people in need and improve immunization rates in underserved communities," said Kermit Crawford, Walgreens president of pharmacy, health and wellness services ...
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Cumbrian health boss dismisses fears over use of new cervical cancer vaccine

Nigel Calvert, NHS Cumbria's associate director of public health, has given his reassurances about the vaccine, which he says his own daughters have had. “The current vaccine offers two types of protection but the new one mimics four types of viruses, ...
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News & Star

Local entities create solutions for world crisis

... Huang of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for "developing safe and effective vaccines to combat dengue." Huang and her team at the CDC's Division of Vector-borne Diseases in Fort Collins developed a vaccine candidate that is effective ...
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Global flu vaccination levels "low, despite increased supplies"

Robust measures that connect directly with patients, such as the use of effective communications and financial support for vaccination, can improve the effectiveness of local immunisation policies, irrespective of countries' UN development status, ...
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Pfizer launches Pneumonia Vaccine in Kenya

Pfizer, International pharmaceutical company, Tuesday launched a new pneumonia vaccine, Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) 13 into the Kenyan Market. This follows the roll-out of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in February this year in Kenya by the ...
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Car seats sufficiently accommodate broad spectrum Silobreaker

AAP Publishes Meningococcal Vaccine GuidanceCMECE. MedPage Today The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued updated guidelines on the use of quadrivalent ...
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Feature: New cervical cancer jab 'raises questions about treatment success'

With the introduction of the first cervical cancer vaccine in 2008 and the subsequent adverse reactions and debate surrounding its long-term effects, can a new and seemingly improved jab be the next step forward in the treatment of a disease that ...
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Tulane University - Vaccine protects against cancer, doctor says

Dr. Sue Ellen Abdalian, professor of clinical pediatrics at Tulane School of Medicine, says that she doesn't understand the controversy surrounding the recommendation that boys receive the vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV). ...
Tulane New Wave

thimerosal « Science-Based Life

Informational Resources on Vaccines and Autism. November 29, 2011. Like the awesome skeptical community that we are, we are always trying to help each ...
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Chicken pox vaccine for children protects babies too, study shows

Vaccinating children who are more than a year old against varicella, or chicken pox, also provides "tremendous indirect benefits" to young babies, researchers reported Monday in the journal Pediatrics. The US implemented a variella vaccine program in ...
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Los Angeles Times

New vaccine against pneumococcal disease approved for UKLess than 1 hour ago

A new vaccine that may be more suitable for preventing pneumococcal disease in people living with HIV has been approved in the United Kingdom. Prevenar 13, manufactured by Pfizer, is targeted at 13 variants of Streptococcus pneumoniae. ...
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Action Alert: The Protect IP Act, Senate Bill S. 968, and the Stop ...

We believe these bills directly threaten the continued operation of the Autism Action Network, the Age of Autism, the Schafer Autism Report and other media ...

Pharmacies now offering flu jab

A BERWICK pharmacist is offering a free flu vaccine at his pharmacy as part of an NHS scheme designed to help those with busy lives. Northumberland residents who are entitled to a free NHS flu jab will now have the option of going to their local ...
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Berwick Today

Stats' got the measles

Things like the measles and the mumps. I knew what chicken pox was (I had it bad), but my entire knowledge of these other diseases came from my mother (remember, Google didn't exist in 1990). She described the measles as very much like chicken pox, ...
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CDC veteran to talk on changing physical activity

Koplan has worked on major public health issues ranging from the infectious diseases of smallpox, HIV and AIDS, as well as the health toll tobacco, obesity and chronic diseases take on a population.
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Polio fights back as Nigeria records 44 new cases

NIGERIA has recorded 400 per cent increase in polio cases in one year, with 44 cases in 2011 compared to 11 cases by this time in 2010. However, in the continuous onslaught against the scourge in the country, no fewer than 15 million children under the ...
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Anti-vaccine movement grows in many states

“Many of the vaccines are unnecessary, and public health officials don't honestly know” the effects of giving so many vaccines to such small children, said Jennifer Margulis, a mother of four and parenting book author in Ashland, Ore., ...
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Flu vaccine clinics open to all

Those without Internet access may call the Department of Health's Flu Information line at 845-486-3435 or call to register at 845-486-3419. This year, the fee for inactivated flu vaccine will be $32, FluMist will be $40, and the fee for the pneumonia ...
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Get Tested: Get off the entitlement horses and give it a chance

Long-term trials such as the three-year J-PAL immunisation intervention in rural India have been tremendously successful. Offering parents 1kg of lentils and a set of metal meal plates upon completion of a course of immunisation for their child, ...
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Utah students getting flu shots at school

Getting shots in class is common at the start of the school year as nurses help children get caught up on immunizations required for enrollment, against the measles, polio and chicken pox, for example. But public health officials say schools haven't ...
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Schoolchildren still need to take their shots

Parents need to heed the warning of the American Academy of Pediatrics that the longer they delay immunizations, the greater the risk to their child. Just last month, this country experienced its largest outbreak of measles in 15 years - 214 cases. ...
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Two District 64 staff members diagnosed with whooping cough

Letters to District 64 from the Department of Public Health state that “a staff member” at Franklin and Carpenter elementary schools was diagnosed with pertussis, a highly contagious bacterial infection that is spread through coughing and sneezing. ...
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More boys in Erie region join girls in getting HPV vaccine

"The cancer risk for girls is much higher, but the vaccine clearly has a benefit for boys, too," said Howard Nadworny, MD, Saint Vincent's chief of infectious diseases. "The types of cancers HPV can cause in males are relatively rare, ...
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Chicken Pox Vaccine Protects Small Infants Too, Not Just Vaccinated Children

Vaccinating children against chicken pox has an added benefit in protecting infants who come into contact with vaccinated kids, researchers from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) reported in the journal Pediatrics. ...
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Vaccinations for Chickenpox Protects Infants As Well as Older Children

Chickenpox used to be one of the “classic” childhood diseases, but has become much less common since the introduction of the varicella vaccine. Because the disease is very contagious and easily spread to others, researchers have looked into the impacts ...
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Children's chickenpox vaccine helps protect infants too

Do you remember the itching and scratching you did as a kid when you had chickenpox? Many kids this generation may never know the feeling. With routine chickenpox vaccinations, doctors are seeing fewer and less severe cases of the infection. ...
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People-pet vaccination combo clinic Saturday

Nurses and doctors will administer free flu vaccine to any person 6 months or older, as well as free TDAP (tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis) vaccine to uninsured and underinsured adults with certain health risks. Also, pneumococcal vaccine will be ...
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Flu shot options aplenty

Ian MacAlpine The Whig-Standard Fairleigh Seaton, the manager of vaccine preventable diseases for Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington Public Health, with a flu shot immunization kit. By Ian MacAlpine The Whig-Standard The number of area residents ...
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County: Get flu shots early

By David Rogers Health officials are urging the public to get vaccinated before flu season hits its peak. The 2011-12 flu vaccine protects against three strains, including an influenza A (H1N1) strain that caused the 2009 pandemic and continues to ...
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Another example of a “leading scientist” on the supposed “vaccine ...

Aside from Andrew Wakefield, who were among the “leading scientists”? Lawrence Palevsky, MD, FAAP. Dr. Palevsky is a holistic practitioner. ...

Anti polio drive starts

Vehari—A three-day anti polio drive started in district Vehari on Tuesday (Nov 29). In a meeting held here, District Coordination Officer Nasrullah Leghari said that 1183 polio teams would administer anti-polio drops to 410362 children in the campaign ...
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Pennsylvania has low vaccination exemption rate

Last year a fair amount of his patients had pertussis, commonly called whooping cough. The California Department of Public Health reported last year that California had its worse pertussis outbreak in 50 years, with over 900 cases including five deaths ...
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Daily American Online

RI, Scott counties announce pertussis cases

Pertussis begins with cold symptoms and a cough that gets progressively worse and can last for months. Symptoms usually include a long series of coughing fits that may be followed by whooping noises, vomiting, turning blue or having difficulty catching ...
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Law requires vaccine for college students

Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord that can be spread by contact, coughing and kissing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The potentially lethal illness can develop quickly. ...
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AHS student has bacterial meningitis

By STEVE WHITWORTH ALTON - School officials notified parents and staff Tuesday that a student at Alton High School has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. Kristie Baumgartner, assistant superintendent of the Alton School District, ...
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Is the end of polio truly in sight?

Declaring the eradication of polio will be far more difficult than it was for smallpox, according to a review published in the Journal of General Virology. Further research into the complex virus - host interactions and how the vaccine is used in the ...
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Earlier measles vaccination for kids

By Kenny Chee, Sarah Chang From tomorrow, children will be vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) at an earlier age, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said yesterday. And medical experts said this is because of a rise in measles-infection cases ...
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AsiaOne

HPV vaccine risk: Shot may have put 13-year-old in coma

Teenager Lucy Hinks is suffering from a severe illness -- possibly as a result of an HPV vaccine. Do you feel the risks of HPV are greater than the risk of the ...
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More Parents Skip Shots For Their Kids

It could mean more cases of common diseases like chicken pox, or the return of more serious ones like measles. As a mother of two young children, Amber Arganbright is certainly concerned about their health. She gets her kids their shots for school, ...
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Measles vaccination coverage low in state

PATNA: One of the many reasons behind low rate of vaccination against measles in Bihar is that the parents don't give importance to the vaccination programme or they simply have no idea about the campaign. Bihar is one of the 14 states where measles ...
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“Herd immunity” causes dramatic drop in infant chicken pox

In the early 1990s, Stanford scientist Ann Arvin, MD, led research that helped explain immune responses to varicella zoster, the virus that causes chicken pox. Her work contributed important scientific background for introducing the chicken pox vaccine ...
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Chickenpox vaccine protects unvaccinated? What study says

(CBS) Vaccinating kids for chickenpox helps even protect unvaccinated babies from the potentially deadly disease, according to a new CDC study. Before the US Varicella Vaccination Program kicked off in 1995, infants under 12 months old were up to four ...
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CDC Confirms New Flu Virus in Iowa Children, No Cause for Panic

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an infectious disease resulting from a virus that infects birds and mammals, including humans, and is transmitted through the air or by direct contact with secretions or contaminated surfaces. ...
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Many Parents Request Delays in Vaccine Schedule

"I was a little surprised at the high level of pediatricians who reported having parental requests for (alternative schedules)," said Dr. Amanda Dempsey, who studies immunization and infectious diseases in kids at the University of Michigan in Ann ...
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Fox News

New Death Post-Gardasil Updated VAERS Figures & Report that ...

Kind of slick and sly for the global media to announce on the U.S. Thanksgiving Day that Gardasil will make its debut in the UK by September 2012. Merck's ...
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AP IMPACT: Fears of disease outbreak? Half of states see rise in kids skipping ...

“Vaccine refusers tend to cluster,” said Saad Omer, an Emory University epidemiologist who has done extensive research on the issue. Parents who let their kids skip some vaccines put others at risk, health officials say. Because no vaccine is ...
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43 sacked for 'failing to curb polio'

MIRAMSHAH: The health authorities here sacked 43 employees after 13 polio cases were detected in North Waziristan, a doctor said on Tuesday. Speaking at a news conference, Agency Surgeon Dr Rahim Noor said that the performance of the health employees ...
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Int'l donors may halt aid

SADIQABAD - If Pakistan fails to eradicate polio, international aid will be halted and she will be included in polio-affected countries, said an official of Rotary International District 3272 Rahim Yar Khan. “Besides, it would be necessary to ...
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Polio virus found in RYK girl

RAHIMYAR KHAN - The confirmation of polio virus in an eight-month-old girl has set alarm bells ringing in Rahim Yar Khan, a district that has been polio-free for the last seven years. Rahim Yar Khan was thought to be among high risk districts due to ...
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Margaret Nesbitt: It's important to keep abreast of medical conditions

I have received many emails asking about the shingles vaccine. Shingles is a painful, blistery rash caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox virus along nerve roots. In a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ...
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Study: Kids' Chickenpox Vaccine Helps Protect Babies Too

Currently, at least 45 states require public school children to be immunized against chickenpox, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and childhood varicella vaccination rates top 90% in some states. While major strides have ...
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National Immunization Week starts soon

“The National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend an annual flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older as the first and best way to protect against influenza,” she said. “That's because people of every race, class and environment are ...
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Banner Ironwood, safe during flu season

By Kristin Smith Today Publications Banner Ironwood Medical Center is making the flu vaccine mandatory for staff, physicians and volunteers, in order to create an even safer environment for the patients in the healthcare system. Dr. Michael O'Connor, ...
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Vaccines prevent disease

Vaccines haven't contained thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative, in 10 years. Parents used to be concerned about mercury causing autism, ...

NPHCDA issues new vaccines for meningitis

In a bid to put an end to the spread of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) in the country, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has said that it plans to introduce new vaccines for the control of the disease. ...
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Chickenpox Vaccination Protects Infants Too, Study Says

The chickenpox vaccine, when administered routinely to children aged 1 and older, has shown spillover benefits for infants, according to a recent study. The US began recommending a single dose of the chickenpox (varicella) vaccine for children aged 12 ...
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ThirdAge

Gardasil victims speak out in videos released by famed doc

by Thaddeus Baklinski ILLINOIS, November 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A well-known doctor who has repeatedly warned about the dangers of vaccines and who is particularly concerned about the Gardasil human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, has released two ...
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Lifesite

Should boys get the HPV vaccine?

It's one of the few vaccines that can actually prevent cancer. HPV stands for human papilloma virus, and the sexually transmitted infection is known to cause cervical, genital and possibly even oral cancer. But both men and women can spread HPV which ...
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More parents skip shots for kids in Illinois, across US

By Mike Stobbe November 29, 2011 2:03PM Ryan Pagelow/rpagelow@scn1.com Myella Rivera, 8, of Waukegan grimaces as she receives her first ever flu shot at a clinic held at the Warren Township Senior Center in Gurnee from nurse Alisa Wasserman while ...
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MU Health Care requiring employees to get flu shot

"The flu vaccine is a way to help protect our patients, their families and ourselves," MU Health Care spokesman Matt Splett said. "We have always offered a free vaccination opportunity for employees, but it has not been mandatory. ...
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Scientists Concerned About New Bird Flu Vaccine Research

At a European flu conference in September, Ron Fouchier, a scientist at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, doing vaccine research presented his work on H5N1, the virus that causes bird flu. By infecting ferrets with different altered ...
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Concomitant MMRV With PCV-7 Highly Immunogenic, Safe

Concomitant administration of a combined measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella vaccine and pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine is immunogenic and safe for healthy 12- to 15-month-old children, according to a study published online Nov. ...
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Pertussis emerges in Wellington

First it was the West Coast, then Nelson/Tasman and now pertussis (whooping cough) has reared its head in Wellington. At least 124 cases have been reported in Wellington this month, up from 36 in October and 15 in September, the Dominion Post reports ...
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Sen. Claire McCaskill calls for no-bid smallpox vaccine investigation

by Ted Purlain on November 29, 2011 Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) recently requested an investigation into the awarding of a $433 million no-bid contract to the maker of an experimental smallpox vaccine by the Obama administration. ...
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"Pox" parties, what a local doctor wants you to know.

She's treated children suffering from diseases we now can protect against, including chicken pox. While she calls that ailment a nuisance disease, because of the discomfort it brings, she's also quick to point out the dangers of the disease.. including ...
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Cases of whooping cough on rise in Suffolk County

The Dickinson Avenue School in East Northport is just the latest to inform its parents about a case of Pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough. In fact, dozens of schools across the county have reported cases this year leaving some parents a ...
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7Online.com

Whooping cough making a comeback in Florida

By Summer Smith, Reporter The number of people contracting pertussis, a highly-contagious infection also known as whooping cough, is on the rise. The symptoms of pertussis are violent fits of coughing, marked by the "whoop'' sound patients make when ...
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Orange Park students' win third place in state PSA contest

In the "You Call the Shots" contest, youth ages 11 to 18 produced and submitted a 30-second PSA about HPV or meningitis immunizations. Teens had to follow rules and guidelines from a contestant toolkit, which required they include in the PSA three to ...
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Ask Surly Amy: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine - Skepchick

Ask Surly Amy: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine. Dear Surly Amy,. My sister wonders if she should get her daughters the Gardasil vaccine. My instinct is ...
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Want tax help, get children immunised

BY LIZ MACINTYRE FROM July 1 next year families will need to have their children fully immunised to receive the Family Tax Benefit Part A end-of-year supplement, according to the Health Minister Nicola Roxon. The supplement, worth $726 per child each ...
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Most Pediatricians Accept Alternative Vaccination Schedule

Dr. Wightman and colleagues included members of the Washington chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics who were current in 2010 in the email, Internet-based survey if they saw 20 or more patients younger than 2 years of age per week. ...
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Are 'opt-out' parents and unvaxxed kids a health threat?

And those who haven't been vaccinated aren't the only ones at risk. Every vaccine, every pill, every form of medicine in the entire world will produce adverse reactions in at least one person who takes it. Granted, there are some harmful components in ...
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Globalists purchase millions of toxic HPV vaccines for girls in ...

As many as two million women and girls in nine unidentified developing countries could soon receive one of the two HPV vaccines even though HPV is ...
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More parents opting out of school vaccinations for their kids

Dr Rye says usually those concerns fall into one of three categories; the first is that thimerosal in vaccines cause autism. "That has been completely ruled ...

Vaccination strongly recommended for youth

I will even go as far as to share that I have received the first shot of three for the vaccine myself, and if I had kids I would recommend they receive it too, regardless of gender. The bottom line is the HPV vaccine is targeted to prevent cancers that ...
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Hope Is a Vaccine winners announced

In addition, the “local” Hope is a Vaccine Award was won by Paul Loberti, the chief administrator of the Office of HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis at the RIDepartment of Health, who directs HIV, AIDS and Viral Hepatitis prevention and care efforts for the ...
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Providence Business News

More Parents Skip Childhood Vaccines

To be sure, childhood vaccination rates remain high over all, at 90 percent or better for several vaccines, including those for polio, measles, hepatitis B and chickenpox. In many states, exemptions are filed for fewer than 1 percent of children ...
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Still time to get flu vaccine in Five Hills

Uptake for the flu vaccine this year is good but it could be a lot higher, according to Dr. Mark Vooght, medical health officer for the Five Hills Health Region. He said so far 6406 flu vaccinations have been given out this year, which does not include ...
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Moose Jaw Times-Herald

Our View: Michigan's backward step on vaccinations

A few worry about autism, although study after study has failed to show a link and a key theory supporter, Andrew Wakefield, was exposed as a fraud. ...

Kids a Facebook friend away from chickenpox?

Vaccine-fearing parents have been alerted that they are just a Facebook friend away from exposing their children to chickenpox via virus-laced lollipops or "pox parties." But health and legal authorities want any parent considering infecting their ...
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Another Whooping Cough Case in Northport

By Rashed Mian on November 29th, 2011 Health officials warned parents of students in Northport-East Northport schools that another child has come down with pertussis, a highly contagious disease also known as whooping cough. In a letter dated Monday, ...
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