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Mumps cases in Arkansas continue to increase

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The number of mumps cases in Arkansas have continued to increase. According to the Arkansas Department of Health ...

$15-million donation funds immunization clinic at BC Children's Hospital

Thanks to a $15-million donation from Save-On-Foods, a new immunization clinic is expected to open at the hospital in the fall of 2017 just as ...

Second round of meningitis vaccine will not be offered free to UW students

Thousands of UW-Madison students who received the first of two doses of a meningitis B vaccine at no cost have been told the second dose may not ...

Chinese scientists create flu vaccine from live virus usingrevolutionary approach

In a proof-of-principle study, the vaccine they developed against flu proved effective inmice, guinea pigs and ferrets, the researchers reported in the ...

John Darkow on Mumps at MU

Truman the Tiger comments regarding an outbreak of mumps at MU: "In the spirit of the holidays... Kiss a Jayhawk!" ...

HPV by the numbers

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can protect adolescents from developing six types of cancer later in life. So why are only 42% of girls and ...

Flu season is here. Got your flu shot?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a flu shot for everyone older than six months who does not have a complicating ...

Howell Holding Free Rabies Clinic Saturday

If your dog or cat needs an updated rabies vaccination before renewing its ... Bring proof of a previous rabies vaccination for your pet to receive a ...

Global Travel Vaccines Market to Post 7% CAGR During 2016-2020: Technavio

To prevent this, WHO recommended health authorities to advocate for immunization before travel and to provide immunizations through immunization ...

Province to increase availability of travel vaccines

"For the past four years, Ontarians have trusted pharmacists to administer their flu shots. By enabling pharmacists to provide a wider number of ...

TMH Living Well: Ward off the flu with good hygiene and a flu shot

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), this year's shot protects against three or four viruses depending on whether you receive the ...

Cold Noses: Adoptable Pets of the Week

At the Putnam center is Smokey, a 3-year-old male domestic shorthair cat (ID no. 25530-1). He is sweet, neutered and current on rabies vaccination.

Drug For One Hepatitis Type May Activate Another: Watchdog

Paris: Drugs against one type of hepatitis may activate another, sometimes with ... Other than for hepatitis B, there is no vaccine against hepatitis C.

Flu shots offered in St. Clair County during Influenza Vaccination Week

Photo courtesy of PIXABAYThe St. Clair County Health Department and the Teen Health center will work together to administer flu shots to celebrate ...

The Importance of puppy, kitten vaccinations

The exact vaccinations your pet needs can vary by breed, age, medical ... Adenovirus Type 1 (Hepatitis), Adenovirus Type 2 (Respiratory Disease), ...

Got a Cell Phone Get a Flu Shot

Cell phones have become extensions of ourselves, with the average user touching her phone around 150 times a day. Over 92% of the American ...

Ontario expands list of vaccinations Canadian pharmacists can administer

"Flu vaccination rates have increased in the province since pharmacists have been able to immunize; allowing them to administer additional vaccines ...

Less Intensive Cervical Cancer Screening Required for HPV-Vaccinated Patients

Women who have been vaccinated against HPV can undergo ... Investigators at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health plan to continue ...

There's No Association Between A Mother Having Flu During Pregnancy And Autism Risk With ...

It's worth noting that the results regarding the flu vaccine during the first trimester and increased ASD risk weren't statistically significant, thus making ...

Administrative Support IV (Immunization/Preschool Speech Agent)

Requisition #:, 424858. Union: AUPE GSS. Title, Administrative Support IV. Department: EDM Hlth Link AB Central Acces. Posting Open Date ...

DODEA needles students into getting flu shots

The seasonal influenza vaccination is mandatory for the first time this school year for nearly 73,000 students at all 167 Department of Defense ...

DODEA needles students into getting flu shots

The seasonal influenza vaccination is mandatory for the first time this school year for nearly 73,000 students at all 167 Department of Defense ...

Johnson & Johnson Announces World Health Organization will Review Ebola Vaccine Regimen ...

Having an Ebola vaccine available is critical for global preparedness. ... Global Therapeutic Area Head, Infectious Diseases and Vaccines, Janssen ...

New Therapeutic Vaccine Approach in Non-Human Primates Shows Potential as Functional Cure ...

To evaluate therapeutic efficacy of the vaccine and the TLR7 agonist, the ... The study will enroll patients who started ART during acute HIV infection ...

More vaccines mandatory but all free

To restore French confidence in vaccines, the report to the Minister of Health proposes to temporarily extend the list of mandatory vaccines in infants ...

Children from Medway were unable to have their free flu vaccination due to an IT error

Some children were unable to have their free flu vaccinations this week due to an IT error. One parent contacted the Messenger to say their child, who ...

Get a flu shot

For anyone that has been affected by the flu, most cases would turn him or her into the biggest cheerleaders for getting vaccinated with the flu shot.

Trump's Meeting With Wakefield Rattles Vaccine Supporters

MedPage Today asked more than a dozen specialists in infectious disease and public health whether they thought the Wakefield meeting might signal ...

Clarksville mumps test positive

The Clarksville School District has one employee who works in the junior high school lab who has tested positive for mumps. Superintendent Dr.

Travel Vaccines Market to Grow at 6.83% CAGR to 2020

The market presents huge growth potential for vendors because of the growing incidence of infectious disease. This requirement is creating a demand ...

Young guys may think preventing HPV is 'women's work'

Public messages have tended to reinforce perceptions that human papillomavirus, or HPV, was a woman's issue, according to research on how ...

Not On My Farm: Say no to disease

Although Scotland's national BVD eradication scheme means regular surveillance testing for BVD is mandatory, vaccination is not a requirement of the ...

Why do so many U.S. teens skip the HPV vaccine?

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for 70 percent of all cervical cancers in the United States and 90 percent of genital warts. A three-dose ...

Herpes cure: One pill could treat cold sores and even cancer by stopping virus replicating

ONE drug could block a range of herpes viral infections - everything from the common cold sore to chicken pox and even some types of cancer, ...

Flu Shots While Pregnant Don't Pose Autism Risk

For years, members of the anti-vaccine movement have attacked the flu vaccine and attributed autism in children to pregnant women who receive the ...

Nigeria: Governors Seal $2m Deal With Bill Gates Foundation

Suzman who said that the Gates Foundation and the NGF had previously partnered together on polio eradication Nigeria with success, however ...

Rising Prevalence of HBV and HCV Drives the Global Hepatitis Diagnostics Market

Patients suffering from hepatitis A recover within two months as this form is less complicated and can be prevented with vaccination. Although hepatitis ...

AIDS experts say new vaccine trial may offer hope for a cure

But new initiatives, including a clinical trial for an HIV vaccine in South Africa ... Center Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, told FoxNews.com.

Local health officials: Time to get that flu shot

Vaccines are available for the more common strains of the flu, but it's a moving ... Jackie Aguilar, public health nurse manager for the Nashua Health ...

Governors Forum gets Gates support

Nigeria is once again locked in a serious fight against polio, and it will not be successful without the support of the country's executive governors.

An Open Letter to the Medical Students Who Attended the NYU Confronting Vaccine Resistance ...

The unspoken truth about what has caused the autism epidemic is another ... From the reports of Dr. Suzanne Humphries, one of the few vaccine ...

Help NHS to help others this winter

"The flu vaccination provides the best defence against flu, so I would encourage everyone who is eligible to take up the offer of the free flu vaccine.".

Two news cases of mumps reported

Two new cases of mumps were diagnosed on November 22 and 23, bringing the total number of cases since November 1 to seven, according to ...

Travel Tips: Avoid Zika Zones With The CDC Map

Good thing that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ... According to the CDC, there is no known vaccine to protect yourself against Zika ...

Officials: Get vaccinated to prevent whooping cough

Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a highly contagious disease characterized by a severe cough, usually accompanied by a whooping ...

Anti-polio campaign to blossom thanks to Keighley Rotarians

"Rotary started the campaign to eradicate polio 30 years ago and during that time over 2.5 billion children have received vaccinations, resulting in the ...

Most Americans have had chickenpox before adulthood

DaSilva: Usually occurring during childhood, chickenpox is a highly infectious disease. More than 90 percent of Americans have had chickenpox by ...

Updates to the Canadian Immunization Guide: April 2015 to October 2016

The Canadian Immunization Guide (CIG) is a trusted, reader-friendly summary of information and advice on immunization that has been used by ...

Immunization guidance products: Different levels of detail for different uses

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) provides expert and evidence-based advice to the Public Health Agency of Canada ...

The long and winding road to improving immunization rates: Sharing best practices in Canada

Work is underway to address this issue as reflected in the 2016 federal budget which highlights the importance of improving access to immunization.

CCDR: Volume 42-12, December 1, 2016: Improving vaccination rates

CCDR: Volume 42-12, December 1, 2016: Improving vaccination rates.

The Texas Children's Hospital Immunization Forecaster

Objectives. Immunization forecasting systems evaluate patient vaccination histories and recommend the dates and vaccines that should be ...

128 cases of mumps on campus, Student Health Center confirms

The Student Health Center acknowledged cases of the disease Nov. ... Control Department, said that because the two MMR vaccines students are ...

A few minutes for the flu vaccine may save you a week

Receiving the flu vaccination takes just minutes, and greatly reduces your chances of getting the flu. It also reduces the chance that you will spread the ...

Just over 100 confirmed Chickenpox cases at Paramakatoi school

There has been a total of 104 confirmed cases of chickenpox at the Paramakatoi Secondary School's Dormitory in Region 8, a health team dispatched ...

MP calls for greater meningitis vaccine take-up

He has signed up to promote meningitis awareness and vaccine take-up with GPs and at colleges, following a Parliamentary reception organised by ...

Scientists develop free online epidemic tracking tool

Researchers have developed a free, real-time epidemic visualisation and tracking platform that can be used to monitor outbreaks of Ebola, Zika and ...

Healthy Habits: Flu vaccines reduce illness, chance of hospital stay

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone six months and older get a flu vaccine every year. The flu vaccine has a ...

There's Still Time To Get Your Flu Shot

But there's still time to get vaccinated, build immunity and stay one step ... The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention recommend flu ...

Shingles vaccinations available

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices through the Centers For Disease Control recommends anyone age 60 and older get the shingles ...

Study Finds No Increased Autism Risk from Flu, Flu Shot During Pregnancy

It was British doctor Andrew Wakefield who first popularized the theory that vaccines could increase autism risk when he published a paper on the ...

UW students will have to get their second vaccination elsewhere

Instead of relying on University Health Services to provide the required second dosage for the meningitis vaccine, University of Wisconsin students ...

Preventable Vaccines Market: Surfacing regional players and misuse of the government resources ...

The use of preventable vaccines is to avoid the occurrence of an infectious disease, which is preventable by the use of vaccines. The occurrence of ...

2nd dose of meningitis B vaccine not available free to UW students, officials say

University Health Services at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is telling people to get the second dose of the meningitis vaccine, but there are new ...

Pets Of The Week

Prices include an adoption fee and the distemper/parvo/corona vaccine, rabies vaccination, antigen heartworm test and fecal test. It also includes a ...

LA Man Becomes State's First Under-65 Flu Death this Season

According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, he had ... "Vaccination is the best method to protect oneself from the flu," he said.

North LA Man Becomes State's First Under-65 Flu Death this Season

According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, he had ... Flu vaccination can reduce the risk of flu-associated hospitalization, ...

LA County Man Becomes State's First Under-65 Flu Death this Season

"Vaccination is the best method to protect oneself from the flu," he said. "Getting vaccinated against influenza protects both the person who receives ...

16000 children in Balochistan not vaccinated against polio virus

Around 16,000 children were not provided polio vaccine during the recent campaign in October in Balochistan, Chief of Emergency Operation Cell ...

First Case of Mumps Confirmed in Green Forest, Arkansas

GREEN FOREST, Ark. -- The first case of mumps in our viewing area has been reported in a Green Forest, Arkansas school. Our reporter, Grant Sloan, ...

Produced in France, yet vaccine firm claims it's `made in India'

Later, it moved out, and in collaboration with the government-funded CCMB, developed the country's first recombinant DNA-based Hepatitis-B vaccine ...

Cheating Life

The fight against polio does not get easier with time, as the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is still struggling to convince parents to administer the ...

Flu kills first under-65 California patient: You could be next without a flu shot

According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health., the patient was a ... Whether the victim had received a flu shot wasn't disclosed.

Dengue Immunization Public Program in Paran State of Brazil Set To Achieve WHO 2020 Ambition

The safety, efficacy and public health value of the dengue vaccine has been independently endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in ...

Person treated for rabies exposure in Pickens

One person has been treated for rabies exposure after being scratched by a ... pet owners to keep their pets up to date with their rabies vaccination.

Galesburg boy dies of rare infection; officials stress importance of vaccinations

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the vaccination protects against many strains of the disease, but is still possible in vaccinated kids.

Alberta reports 1st flu death of 2016-17 season in Calgary

Vaccination is the best method to protect oneself from the flu. In Calgary, 80 people have been hospitalized with the flu so far this year, and 344,608 ...

Officials work to ID source of Johnson County mumps outbreak

Seven of those children have confirmed cases of mumps. The rest, according to superintendent Ricky Stephens, were unvaccinated and in danger of ...

Cold and flu season; not too late for immunizations

ST. GEORGE It's not too late to prevent what could become weeks of misery and various medical complications by getting immunized against ...

Sierra Leone leader grateful for China's ebola help

When the ebola epidemic broke out in Sierra Leone, China made a timely intervention in the fight against the disease. A mobile laboratory was sent to ...

First Flu Related Death Reported in Los Angeles: "A reminder on potentially fatal consequences of ...

The first Los Angeles County flu death in a person under 65-years-old, ... "Vaccination is the best method to protect oneself from the flu," he said.

Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards Recognize Sanofi Pasteur's Corporate Film It Happened

The It Happened film documents the vaccine company's long-standing public health commitment to work alongside the international medical and ...

Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization Convened by the World Health Organization ...

Successful introduction of dengue immunization alongside other prevention efforts should help endemic countries to achieve the WHO objectives to ...

Dengue Immunization Public Program in Paran State of Brazil Set To Achieve WHO 2020 Ambition

For the public immunization program being launched today, we have used our extensive dengue surveillance data to ensure that we are targeting ...

The eradication of Poliomyelitis is in sight

... a large-scale vaccination campaign with the support of global public health ... In France, which has good vaccination coverage, the last case of ...

Sanofi Pasteur Signs Research Agreement for Zika Vaccine

A world leader in the vaccine industry, Sanofi Pasteur offers a broad range of vaccines protecting against 20 infectious diseases. The company's ...

First Dengue Vaccine Approved in More than 10 Countries

To date the vaccine is approved in Mexico, The Philippines, Brazil, El Salvador, ... Notably, the Latin American Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases ...

Mexico Starts Dengue Vaccinations

Dengue is a major public health risk in parts of Mexico with no specific ... vaccine first in endemic countries where dengue is a public health priority ...

Geneseo confirms multiple cases of mumps on, off campus

Lauderdale Health & Counseling Center has put out a public health notice regarding a number of students who are afflicted with the mumps virus.

Search for HIV vaccine resumes with test in South Africa

The latest attempt in the long, frustrating search for a vaccine against HIV began in South Africa on ... The new study, funded in part by the U.S. government's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will enroll 5,400 ...

Events canceled as University of Missouri mumps cases grow

The University of Missouri has canceled a popular event and is urging student groups to halt others as the number of confirmed and probable mumps ...

Health officials say mumps outbreak could spread here

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. The mumps outbreak continues in northwest Arkansas, as well as up in Columbia, Missouri. Health officials say it could show up ...

'16000 kids in Balochistan not given anti-police vaccine'

LAHORE: Around 16,000 children were not provided polio vaccine during the recent campaign in October in Balochistan, Chief of Emergency ...

Grundy County cofirms one case of mumps

Approximately 89.8 percent of Missouri children entering preschool have been vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella, slightly less than the ...

New Mexico Department of Health to Host Flu Shot Clinic in Las Cruces Friday

SANTA FE, N.M. The New Mexico Department of Health's Las Cruces Public Health Office will be hosting a flu shot clinic on Friday, December 2nd ...

Mumps Cases Spark Precautions at Cleburne Schools

Parents in the Cleburne Independent School District are being cautioned after two cases of mumps were confirmed in the district. (Published 5 minutes ...

10 confirmed cases of mumps at CISD, KISD

Students who have been exempted from mumps vaccination for medical, ... According to the CDC, mumps spreads easily from person to person ...

Influenza Vaccinations Available

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends influenza immunization for all individuals six months of age or older. Vaccinating those who care ...

Health Department Warns Of Emerging Mumps Outbreak In King County

Public Health Seattle & King County has identified three confirmed cases of mumps in King County, all in children aged 8-13 in Auburn. Eleven ...

Pharmacists to Provide Travel Vaccinations to Ontario Patients

These include common travel-related vaccines (such as Hepatitis A and B, typhoid, meningococcal disease, pneumococcal disease, yellow fever, ...

Inoculate or keep out of school

In the last 60 years our medical professionals have been able to eradicate so many of the worst diseases known to man, such as measles, polio, ...

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