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New Jersey’s Religious Exemption – Bad Bill S1759 Moves Forw!

Vaccine Exemptions Under Attack

GenVec cutting workforce by 30 percent - Gaithersburg biotech trimming 23 positions to focus on Novartis deal

Flu vaccine guards against new strains

SUNRISE: Free vaccinations for child care workers provided by county

Another nail in the coffin for debunked autism vaccine links? - Page 2

Investigational brain cancer vaccine to be tested: Peptide vaccine targets cancer survival protein

Indian vaccine market to climb to $871 million by 2016

Attorney Alan Phillips and Dr. Eisenstein's Weekly download This Week's Download Employer Vaccine Mandates and Exemptions by Vaccine Rights Attorney Alan Phillips

Idaho military families hunt for vaccines

Infant mortality rates regressed against number of vaccine doses routinely given: Is there a biochemical or synergistic toxicity?

Researchers find novel hemorrhagic fever virus in Africa

Vaccines Necessary in the First World, Not Just the Third

NEWS SCAN: Expanded E coli beef alert, food safety Web tool, new H3N2v case, dengue in Florida, UK pertussis

Public Health Experts Get Vaccinated, Urge Importance of Influenza Vaccines at NFID News Conference

New vaccines give hope in birth study

How the Flu Vaccine Causes Narcolepsy - You’ve heard that a swine flu vaccine causes narcolepsy, but do you know why? Here’s the explanation of what is causing it and why it’s happening. The worst part, though, is that narcolepsy is likely just the beginning.

Flu Vaccinations in Arkansas Schools Begin October 8

Nigeria's HIV/Aids Vaccine Venture

Flu shots still a hard sell, health experts find (video)

Foregoing immunizations puts child and others at risk

Vaccines get past Taliban, finally

How Well Does Pharma Disclose Political Spending? by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

An Ounce of Prevention: Vaccines Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria to Save Lives and Money

Whooping cough: Vaccinations for pregnant women as cases double in Wales - Whooping cough vaccinations are being introduced for pregnant women as the number of cases in Wales this year is already more than twice the 2011 total.

Past Flu Seasons - Questions and Answers from past flu seasons.

AM Alert: Rob Schneider, Tim Donnelly team up on vaccinations

Parents Can Not Sue Vaccine Manufacturers for Injury - Age of Autism


Your Weekly Constitutional Presents: Vaccination - Age of Autism

Gila County Limiting Free Vaccines

A Duty of Health Care Workers

Influenza Vaccination Coverage FluVaxView

2011-2012 Influenza Season Week 38 ending September 22, 2012

National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) and Mercola.com Call for Consumer Education and Empowerment During “Vaccine Awareness Week” Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, 2012

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine & Total Doses Distributed

US funds vaccine centers for biodefense

Grants aim to help laid-off pharmaceutical workers - Yesterday, the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced $2.6 million in federal grant funding was available to retrain and help those left unemployed find new jobs.

“My husband and I are missionaries…Are there any single dose vaccines available anymore?”

West Nile Virus Meningoencephalitis Imported into Germany

VRAN E-Bulletin

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FLU NEWS SCAN: New H5N2 strains, H1N1 vaccine events

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Foregoing immunizations puts child and others at risk


Some details emerge on coronavirus cases, but many gaps remain

States again score well in CDC preparedness report

Across the nation

Sanofi's 900 job cuts "still too much" - minister - French drugmaker Sanofi's scaled-back plan to cut 900 jobs in France as part of a reshuffle of its research operations is "still too much," French Industry Minister Arnaud Montebourg said Friday.

Lusaka Mothers Claim Side Effects in Measles Vaccination

Some mothers in Lusaka have expressed concern over the side effects on their children following the measles vaccination exercise. Some mothers talked to by Muvi News claim that the immunization campaign came with negative attributes that have led to ...
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UKZAMBIANS

Measles threat in eastern New York

Ulster and Dutchess county public health officials are scrambling to prevent a measles outbreak centered on the Mountain Laurel Waldorf School in New Paltz. Dutchess county announced on September 21 that one student at the school has a confirmed case ...
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Flu shot rates for healthcare personnel mostly increase

Influenza vaccination rates for healthcare personnel mostly trended upward during the most recent flu season, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC conducted an internet panel survey in 2012 to ... Among ...
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Methodist Hospital Physician Offices Host Flu Clinics

According to the Centers for Disease Control, influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Normally ... The CDC recommends that everyone six months of age and older should get a yearly flu vaccine. Those ...
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SurfKY News

Flu Vaccinations in Arkansas Schools Begin October 8

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) recommend everyone aged 6 months and older receive a seasonal flu vaccine every year. Seasonal flu causes children to miss school and their ...
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Vaccines Necessary in the First World, Not Just the Third

... hippie parenting circles that vaccines contain chemicals that cause autism. ... and incapacitated by mercury and other preservatives in vaccines.

It's time to get the flu shot. Boston Children's can help you find it.

Later this year the HealthMap team will expand the Vaccine Finder to also include an additional 10 adult vaccines (hepatitis A, hepatitis B, HPV, MMR, meningococcal, pneumococcal, Td, Tdap, varicella and zoster). The HealthMap Vaccine Finder's origins ...
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Gates: New Windows 8 system is 'very exciting'

Gates responded to a question about Windows 8 during an AP interview about the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's key role in a new global campaign to eradicate polio. Windows 8 will replace Windows 7 on practically all personal computers sold to ...
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Govt taking polio eradication campaign seriously: Zardari

Talking to media persons after attending a high-level meeting on eradication of polio from the world, which was held here on the occasion of 67th session of the General Assembly of United Nations, the President said that with the measures being taken ...
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Fight against polio gets tough

There have been 30 confirmed cases of polio in Pakistan this year according to the government, 22 of them in the Pashtun tribal areas of the northwest, bordering Afghanistan, where Taliban and Al-Qaeda-linked militants have forged strongholds. Pakistan ...
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gulfnews.com

Insight: Fear and suspicion in Pakistan hamper global polio fight

Rumors that polio immunization campaigns are "Western plots to sterilize Muslims" or that the vaccine is "George Bush's urine" underline the need to take politics out of the fight to eradicate polio, he says. If Gates, the most influential of global ...
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Cayman adds HPV to child vaccine list

A public awareness campaign about cervical cancer and the HPV vaccine will be undertaken by the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and the Public Health Department using a variety of outlets including media interviews, advertisements, public education ...
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Meningitis Outbreak Hits HIV-Positive Men in New York

New York City health officials are investigating an outbreak of meningitis among HIV-positive men, one of whom has died while another remains in critical condition. “Men experiencing high fever, headache, stiff neck and rash are advised to immediately ...
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2012 Flu Outlook: Unpredictable Season, but Plenty of Vaccine Available

... vaccine this year," said Dr. Koh, who was the first to receive his flu vaccine during the news conference, held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. He was joined by leaders from the American Medical Association, American Academy of ...
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Dozens of students catch mumps in Minya, Qena

Dozens of students have been diagnosed with the mumps in the governorates Minya and Qena, the Health Ministry reported on Friday. Forty-three cases of mumps have been confirmed so far in Minya, while 70 school children were diagnosed with the virus ...
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Whopping Cough Case Reported at Pierson Middle-High School

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services reported a case of pertussis, also known as whopping cough, has been reported out of Sag Harbor's Pierson Middle-High School. According to a September 24 letter sent to parents and staff from Dr. Gregson ...
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The Sag Harbor Express

Pertussis vaccination

Pregnancy_vacination_Louise_Newson_Blog_28_Sept_2012.jpg There has been the biggest outbreak of whooping cough for 20 years in the UK. This has resulted in nine deaths in England of babies under the age of ten weeks and one in Northern Ireland.
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Measles Vax Less Effective at Earlier Age

Point out that results of the Quebec studies suggest that even vaccination at age 12-15 months may be too early, at least in developed countries where measles is rare enough and babies sturdy enough that the risk of fatal infection during infancy is ...
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MedPage Today

Two New Strains Of Flu For This Season

Dr. Daniel Jernigan of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells WBBM Newsradio that there are two new, different strains of flu this year and that the vaccine formulated this fall should be able to keep you from getting them. Jernigan says ...
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County faces costly epidemic of whooping cough

... to be vaccinated, Yager said. The same vaccine for adolescents and adults is $35 to $40. ... Pertussis epidemics spike every three to five years, according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. The outbreak happening ...
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Global luminaries unite to issue urgent call for a polio-free world

Polio is a vaccine-preventable disease that is more than 99 percent eliminated from the world. Today ... The United States has been the leading donor to the GPEI and provides technical support through the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).
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Irish doctors warned to look out for rubella

From January 1 to July 31, some 18,297 cases of rubella were reported by the 26 EU/EEA countries (contributing to the enhanced surveillance for rubella) compared to 3,672 cases during the same period in 2011. Poland and Romania accounted for 99 per ...
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Irish Medical Times

Doctors call for widespread uptake of herpes zoster vaccine in adults

Infectious disease specialists Professor Dominic Dwyer and Dr Michael Wehrhahn have warned that with chicken pox less common among children, older people were unable to boost their immunity to the same shingle-causing virus, leaving them more ...
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Rotary International commits USD 75 mn for polio programmes

Rotary International has committed an additional USD 75 million which would be used towards helping countries like India to sustain and ensure efforts in becoming polio-free. Though India has been declared polio-free, it is yet to get the certificate ...
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HPV vaccine switch takes place

If your daughter has had the full 3 jab's she is still protected against HPV 16 +18. These 2 strains of HPV are accountable for up to 70% of cervical cancer cases. The new vaccine offers protection from another 2 strains of HPV which can cause genital ...
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Meningitis Trust

The garden is being promoted through Meningitis Trust's website, newsletters, its Facebook page and Twitter feed. Visitors can also opt to share the website on their own Twitter and Facebook pages. It currently has 81 flowers planted. Who is behind it?
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Americans urged to get vaccinated as flu season nears

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. health officials urged more Americans on Thursday to get vaccinated against influenza for the upcoming flu season, adding there was plenty of vaccine on hand. So far more than 85 million doses of the vaccine had been ...
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Foregoing immunizations puts child and others at risk

It is available online from a variety of organizations, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Network for Immunization Information and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Among other evidence of vaccine safety, a ...
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American Academy of Pediatrics and Pediatric Web Announce Licensing ...

Through a recently finalized licensing agreement, web-design firm Pediatric Web is now providing the parents of more than 1.3 million children with access to the entire patient education library of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Founded in ...
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Officials urge flu vaccine for unpredictable 2012-2013 season

Koh was the first to receive his flu vaccine during a Thursday National Foundation for Infectious Diseases' news conference in Washington, D.C. where he was joined by officials from the American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, ...
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CBS News

Pertussis jabs for women in late pregnancy

RCGP immunisation spokesman Dr George Kassianos welcomed the DH's announcement. He believes GP practices will cope well with the additional workload. GP practices can order the vaccine through Immform from Monday. They will receive £7.67 per ...
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Tributes paid to Rubella Association founder Peggy Freeman

Tributes have been paid to a Sutton Coldfield woman who co-founded the National Deafblind and Rubella Association. The charities, founded by Peggy Freeman MBE, who passed away aged 94, went on to become Sense. The Group began with ten founder ...
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Flu Season Is Upon Us, Time To Get Vaccinated

In a report by Reuters, over 85 million doses of the vaccine have already ... like the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics ...

Leaders at UN event unite behind final push to eradicate polio

27 September 2012 – World leaders, donors and experts today hailed a “once-in-a-generation” opportunity to eradicate polio, as they gathered at the United Nations to celebrate efforts that have already reduced the incidence of the crippling and ...
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UN News Centre

Rumours of pigs and plots dog Pakistan polio fight

A woman waits her turn to receive a drop of polio vaccine for her child at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) supported Jalozai camp on the outskirts of Peshawar September 25, 2012. — Photo by Reuters. PESHAWAR: It took three ...
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DAWN.com

Ban Ki-Moon Calls for Renewed Effort to Wipe out Polio

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Thursday called on U.N. member states to step up their efforts to eradicate polio. Meeting with the leaders of polio-affected countries, and global health activists during this week's U.N. General Assembly ...
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Your Weekly Constitutional Presents Vaccination AGE OF AUTISM

From host Stewart Harris "Next up on "Your Weekly Constitutional: Can you refuse to get your child vaccinated? What if you think that the vaccines in ...
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Dad who lost son raising awareness of disease

Sunday marks the end of Meningitis Awareness Week, and the charity is hoping it will have made many more people aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease by then. Meningitis can strike anyone without warning, and kills one in ten people who ...
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Pregnant women to be given whooping cough vaccine to protect unborn child

The Department of Health announced a new £10m vaccination programme for 650,000 pregnant women to protect their infants once they are born, while they are too young to be immunised themselves. There have been nine deaths in England of babies ...
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Telegraph.co.uk

Major Polio Meeting on the Sidelines of the General Assembly

Rounding out the panel on stage were Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, US Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and Ban Ki Moon — all gathered for a high level meeting on Polio. UN Foundation President Senator Tim Wirth ...
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Canada Announces The "Pennies and More for Polio Initiative" With the Rotary ...

"Canada's deep commitment to eradicating polio has meant that hundreds of thousands of children have been immunized, often in remote, impoverished, and very insecure regions of the world," said Minister Fantino. "The unwavering commitment of countries ...
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Rs 304 million polio eradication okayed for KP

Peshawar—The Khyber Pakthunkhwa government has allocated Rs. 35.15 million for strengthening of the Union Council Polio Eradication Committees to wipe out this crippling disease from the society. Official sources in Health Department told reporters on ...
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Oklahoma public health officials recommend getting flu shots

Public health officials are gearing up for an approaching flu season, and county health departments plan to open immunization clinics soon. The Oklahoma City-County Health Department is encouraging residents to protect themselves and their families by ...
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Beating cancer at its own game

In 2006, a vaccine that protects against the four main types of cancer-causing HPV was licensed in the United States. Two forms of HPV – types 16 and 18 – are responsible for 70% of cervical cancers, and are protected against by Gardasil, manufactured ...
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Charity meningitis warning for pupils

A charity that supported the people of Street and Glastonbury following the death of Jasmine Clare is warning parents to be on their guard for meningitis as their children return to school after the summer holidays. Jasmine, from Glastonbury, died at ...
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Meningitis Strikes Cluster of HIV-Positive Men

City Health officials are investigating a cluster of meningitis that has killed one man and left another in critical condition. There have been four cases among HIV-positive men over the last month. The cases are spread across several boroughs, and ...
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Rotavirus, Asian children fatal diarrhea leading cause

'Only two Asian countries have introduced rotavirus vaccine in their immunology national program, the Philippines and Thailand in a partial level, only in the Sukhothai province,' said Dr. Nelson, who participated recently in the 10th International ...
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Rotavirus vaccine saves young lives

Rotavirus vaccine saves young lives. Published: 27/09/2012 at 08:34 PM; Online news: Learning From News · Tweet. Diarrhoea deaths have fallen by almost half after rotavirus vaccination began early-adopter countries such as Mexico. Click button to ...
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Bangkok Post

FluMist forms for elementary schools due Friday

For more information on FluMist, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a Q&A page on its website and the school district has provided a vaccine information statement. Tweet. Categories: Uncategorized | Tags: alachua county public schools, ...
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Gainesville Sun (blog)

It's Time for Flu Shots, CDC Says

... million doses of flu vaccine available over the coming year, and more than 85 million have been distributed as of mid-September, said Dr. Daniel Jernigan, deputy director of the influenza division at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
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Three Reasons To Get Your Flu Shot Right Now

The Centers for Disease control reported earlier today that there's plenty of flu vaccine available this year, meaning even healthy young men are encouraged to get vaccinated. (Remember, germs are lurking everywhere, especially the gym.) And guess what?
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Men's Fitness

Health officials push for more people to get flu shot

About 85 million doses of flu vaccine have been distributed, part of a total of 135 million doses for this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Influenza is predictably unpredictable," said Howard Koh, assistant secretary ...
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Insight: Fear and suspicion in Pakistan hamper global polio fight

Rumours that polio immunisation campaigns are "Western plots to sterilise Muslims" or that the vaccine is "George Bush's urine" underline the need to take politics out of the fight to eradicate polio, he says. If Gates, the most influential of global ...
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Whooping cough vaccinations move

The temporary immunisation programme is being brought in after the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisations recommended offering the vaccine to those women who are between 28 weeks and 38 weeks pregnant. Public health minister Michael ...
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Shingles cases on the rise

"Other reasons for a rise in prevalence are thought to be the increased use of immunosuppressant drugs - making people more susceptible to the virus - and the widespread use of the chickenpox vaccination in children." (Shingles is caused by the same ...
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Chickenpox outbreak concerns parents, kids in Camdenton

September 21, 2012|by Mike Landis, KY3 News | mlandis@ky3.com. CAMDENTON, Mo. – A spike in the number of chickenpox cases is creating concerns for parents and kids. “In the last several years we have only seen a few cases of chicken pox each year.
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Prompted by Bill Gates, world leaders outline new approach to eradicate polio

Saying a decisive moment has arrived in the quest to eradicate polio, world leaders vowed Thursday to embrace a new approach that includes long-term funding commitments, greater accountability and a specific focus on the three countries where the ...
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Globe and Mail

Gates hopes polio will be eradicated by 2018

By EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press – 1 minute ago. UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Software magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates, who is helping spearhead a global campaign to eradicate polio, said Thursday he hopes that by 2015 no child in the world ...
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Federal directive changes health department vaccination policies

The Public Health Division will continue to provide free and low-cost immunizations, including all recommended childhood immunizations and some adult vaccines, to the uninsured and the underinsured. The community flu vaccine, exempted from the ...
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Immunization during Haj to reap major health rewards

Thanks to immunization programs, more than 30 common infectious diseases have been prevented. Furthermore, vaccines have helped avert long-term disability and an estimated 2.5 million deaths a year. In Saudi Arabia, vaccinations have helped many.
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Pediatric CAP Guidelines: 'It's All About Pneumococcus'

High-dose oral amoxicillin at 90 mg/kg per day covers 87%-95% of S. pneumoniae isolates nationally, whereas most second- and third-generation oral cephalosporins cover only 60%-70%. Azithromycin isn't recommended for suspected pneumococcal CAP ...
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Vaccination during Hajj, Umrah: Pfizer launches awareness campaign on ...

Pfizer Pakistan Limited has launched an awareness campaign to educate the public on the hazards of pneumonia and pneumococcal infections. The campaign covers various facets including prevention through vaccination in adults above the age of 50 as ...
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Third Sector Excellence Awards 2012: Volunteer of the Year - Joint winners ...

Alex Williams, 18, volunteered for the Meningitis Trust for 10 years before he sadly died in August after suffering a stroke. Williams contracted meningitis at the age of seven and became a wheelchair user and had learning difficulties. He was later ...
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One Dead in Meningitis Outbreak Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

One man has died of meningitis and three others have fallen ill, one critically, over the last month in an outbreak of the infection among men who have sex with men, the New York City health department said on Thursday. The health department said in a ...
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Meningitis Alert Issued For New York City Gay Guys and "Men Who Have Sex ...

Symptoms of meningitis include high fever, headache, stiff neck and rash that develop rapidly within two days. The Health Department says that people who have been in prolonged close contact with infected people need to see their health care provider ...
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Centre for Disease Control issues measles alert

The Centre for Disease Control has issued a measles alert after a tourist travelled from Sydney to Darwin, Palmerston, Kakadu and Daly Waters while she was highly infectious. The centre's Dr Peter Markey says the disease can be fatal for infants and ...
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Rotavirus not just young kids' problem

Vaccinated and unvaccinated children may develop rotavirus disease more than once because there are many different types of rotavirus and because neither vaccine nor natural infection provides full immunity from future infections, the CDC said. However ...
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The Great Thimerosal {cover up} and 20122013 Seasonal Flu Vaccines

The Great Thimerosal cover up and 2012-2013 Seasonal Flu Vaccines is the Government really telling you the truth about the things that are in it and the ...
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Vaccine now available for women in 28th to 38th week of pregnancy in move to ...

The inactivated vaccine, called Repevax and made by Sanofi Pasteur, has been given to pregnant women in the US since last year because of a similar rise in whooping cough cases, said director of immunisation Professor David Salisbury. It also has a ...
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The Guardian

Nowhere left to hide

When people think of vaccines, the first thing that comes to mind is inoculation to prevent bacterial or viral disease. This type of “preventive vaccine” does have a role in cancer, blocking infection with viruses that can lead to cancer. Hepatitis B ...
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Cherokee County Public Health offers reduced-rate HPV vaccines ...

Since 2007, when Governor Rick Perry instituted a controversial mandate that Texas girls be inoculated against a cancer-causing, sexually transmitt.
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Boys Should Get HPV Vaccine Too, Panel Says

A government panel is recommending that young boys also get the controversial HPV shot. That's the vaccine now given to girls to prevent cervical cancer.
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HPV Vaccine and Transgender Women - Planned Parenthood

There are two types of HPV vaccines in the US. Cervarix prevents against two strains of HPV that cause 70% of cervical cancers as well as vaginal and anal ...
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File photo of a boy standing next to a polio awareness poster on a street at ...

A boy stands next to a polio awareness poster on a street that reads "Polio Sunday-1st February for polio vaccination" at Meerut in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in this January 28, 2009 file photo. Polio attacks the central nervous system ...
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Rotary clubs seek speakers on polio

The Westport and Sunrise Rotary Clubs are seeking people from the community who either had polio or have been impacted by the disease with a loved one to speak at an event as part of World Polio Day on Wednesday, Oct. 24. The free community ...
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General Debate; The Sudans; Nuclear Testing; Polio; MDG Advocacy; Rural ...

General Debate: The GA Debate continued today, most notably with speeches by Netanyahu and Abbas. Netanyahu utilized a fairly controversial diagram, emphasizing the need for a “red line” to prevent Iran from furthering its nuclear program. The “future ...
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Eradicating polio in Pakistan a personal mission: Zardari

Speaking at the UN event “Our Commitment to the Next Generation: The Legacy of a Polio Free World” on Thursday, which was attended by Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, President Karzai and other ...
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The Express Tribune

American Academy of Pediatrics and Pediatric Web A Silobreaker

American Academy of Pediatrics and Pediatric Web Announce Licensing. ... The American Academy of Pediatrics is once again telling parents not to let their ...
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Twin meningitis tragedy sparks Kirsten's appeal

Kirsten Goldsworthy, who is running the Bristol Half-Marathon on Sunday on behalf of Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF), said the disease had a devastating impact on her family. ​. Kirsten Goldsworthy, who lost two close family members to meningitis, ...
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This is Cornwall

MUSIC VIDEO: WHY? – “Strawberries”

Yoni Wolf and the rest of the WHY? gang throw their own version of a street parade in their brand new music video for “Strawberries” off their forthcoming full-length, Mumps, etc. The album drops October 9 via Anticon/City Slang. Watch Yoni lead a ...
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Under the Gun Review

OJR student diagnosed with whooping cough

“It is important to note that when an outbreak occurs, students, faculty and staff who are not up to date with the pertussis immunizations will not be allowed to attend school,” the letter stated. Pertussis is a respiratory infection caused by the ...
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Schuyler County Health Department to host flu, pertussis vaccine clinic Oct. 2

The Schuyler County Health Department will be hosting a flu and pertussis vaccine clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. on Oct. 2 at the Human Service Complex, 323 Owego St., Montour Falls. The health department will be accepting Fidelis as well as Medicare and ...
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Rotary to commit $75 million to end polio

Secretary-General Ban, who has made polio eradication a top priority of his second term, is expected to issue a strong call urging UN member states to ramp up their support for the polio eradication initiative, launched in 1988 by Rotary, the World ...
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Afrik-news

Idaho military families hunt for vaccines

A state law now requires insurance companies to pay into the state vaccine fund, and the state manages supplies and distribution. “We are able to purchase the vaccines at a substantial discount with the insurers' money, ... “We have been working with ...
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This year's flu vaccine guards against new strains

Older adults got a little lost in the recent public health push to explain that flu vaccine benefits all ages - and it's time to target them again, said Dr. Daniel Jernigan, a flu specialist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In ...
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