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Scream #140: Preparation for global introduction of inactivated poliovirus vaccine: safety evidence from the US Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System

Fever warning over new meningitis vaccine for babies

Babies to be offered vaccinations against disease which can lead to meningitis

The CDC ‘Struggles To Find Your Unvaccinated Children’


California’s Child Care Workers May Face Required Vaccinations

One Lie Two Many: From Vietnam to Vaccines, the CDC is Exposed for a Second Time in the New Book Vaccine Whistleblower - by James O. Grundvig - Age of Autism

Call for EU member states to take action on 'vaccine hesitancy'

Big Study: Vaccinated Kids 2-5 More Diseases Than Unvaccinated | World Truth.TV


No vaccinations? No school for New York kids - A new mandate from the state Department of Health requires children to receive shots before they are allowed to enter school.

About 67 percent of Washington toddlers vaccinated on time

For Parents: Vaccines for Your Children  Measles: Make Sure Your Child Is Protected with MMR Vaccine

Transcript for CDC Telebriefing: CDC officials to discuss vaccine exemption levels and infant vaccination coverage

Audio for CDC Telebriefing: CDC officials to discuss vaccine exemption levels and infant vaccination coverage

Mercury Documentary Trace Amounts Shows at United Nations' NGO Conference - Age of Autism

Phase 3 Studies Show Effectiveness of Pfizer’s Meningitis Vaccine

2014-2015 Influenza Season Week 33 ending August 22, 2015

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Supply for the U.S. 2015-2016 Influenza Season

CDC Snapshot: Healthcare Personnel in Long-term Care

NIAID Researchers Advance Development of Universal Flu Vaccine


U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

CDC: Majority of School-Aged Children Received Vaccinations

CDC: California Lagging Behind in Children Being Vaccinated

CDC: Fewer Maine parents rejecting vaccines

In surprising turn, Maine toddlers had nation’s highest vaccination rate in 2014 - The coverage for seven vaccines protecting against 11 diseases reached 84.7 percent, a 16.7-point increase over 2013.


Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee

Sanford participating in Ebola vaccine trial

CDC School Vax View

Study: single cause of student absences acute illness (video)

Saskatchewan health officials on top of kids’ vaccinations

As school begins, doctors make plea to vaccinate children


Riyadh, Jordan each report 2 new MERS cases

Babies to be offered vaccinations against disease which can lead to meningitis

Tea Partiers are almost as dumb about vaccines as they are about climate change

Scare of vaccines leads to low immunisation rates: Study

Public Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Clinic


Early vaccinations will keep kids healthier

Vaccine reminder company tested in developing world

Old college try applied in whooping cough fight as HCC staff among those getting free health department vaccinations


News Scan for Aug 28, 2015 - Salmonella pork outbreak; Poliovirus shedding; Variant H1N1 flu; Mumps on campuses

 

CMA pushes for more national standards on immunizations

It is also an opportunity to find out if there are any other barriers for immunization. Do they not have a family physician, do they have issues with ...

Online Threats Prompt Health To Cancel HPV Vaccine Meetings

Rhode Island's health department has canceled a community meeting about the HPV vaccine planned for tonight (Thursday) at the Middletown Public ...

Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most US Kids Getting Vaccinated

27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than nine out of 10 U.S. children entered kindergarten last school year protected with the proper immunizations, ...

Health Official: States Should Post Local Vaccination Info

All states require children to be vaccinated against certain infectious diseases like measles and polio before entering kindergarten. All states allow ...

Thumbs up for parents when it comes to vaccines

A report in this week's Morbidity and Mortality Report from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds national vaccination rates are high.

Sanford Health seeks patients to test Ebola vaccine

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. Sanford Health is seeking 30 patients from Sioux Falls and Fargo, North Dakota, to enroll in a clinical trial testing an Ebola ...

Health workers celebrate curing last Ebola patient

(CNN) - Clapping, cheering and dancing, all over Ebola. That's how health workers celebrated this week in Sierra Leone. The last-known patient with ...

'As an Ebola victim I was stigmatised, my family left our house but I had nowhere to go'

The people who watched as their family and friends fell victim to the Ebola virus are doubly cursed. Not only did they lose loved ones, but the stigma ...

Vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

... against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.

Most Kindergartners Are Vaccinated in US, but Not Enough, Says CDC

On Thursday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released nationwide data on vaccine rates and exemption in early ...

Man finds out he's been shedding highly infectious mutant strain of polio virus for 30 years

Doctors informed a patient in the U.K. that he has been shedding a mutated, highly virulent form of the polio virus since receiving immunizations as a ...

Lambton Public Health reducing number of public immunization clinics this upcoming flu season

As more Sarnia-Lambton residents turn to their pharmacies for their annual shot in the arm, Lambton Public Health plans to cut the number of public flu ...

Using a medical app to improve vaccination compliance

img1 Many factors pose a challenge to timely, accurate immunization registries and improved patient adherence to vaccination recommendations.

CDC Clarifies Ebola PPE Guidance for US Healthcare Personnel

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has clarified its guidance regarding personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare ...

Pockets of Lower Vaccination Rates Remain Across the US

The first report found that vaccination rates in 2014 for U.S. infants ages 19 to 35 ... 28 issue of the CDC journal Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

A Man Shed Live Polio Virus In His Stool For 28 Years

Polio is almost gone from the face of the earth. The virus is actively circulating in only two countries, Afghanistan and Pakistan. But now there's a ...

Glavin posts immunization info

with schools in massachusetts opening soon, secretary of state william f. galvin has added information about current recommended immunizations for ...

Vaccination rates still high after Disneyland outbreak sparked debate: CDC

A second CDC report Thursday said more than 90 percent of children aged 19-35 months received vaccinations for the measles, polio, hepatitis B and ...

Ebola vaccine clinical trial opens at Sanford in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. Sanford Health is looking for people who would like to enroll in clinical trial testing of a vaccine for the Ebola virus. The clinical ...

The Vast Majority of Kids Are Vaccinated

Vaccines are one of the most effective tools for preventing serious diseases in ... CDC researchers looked at national, regional, state and local vaccine ...

Autism rejected for state medical marijuana conditions list

Also, with the increase in autism diagnoses for children under the age of three, there was concern of the effects of medical marihuana for such young ...

FAP Receives Grant From First County Bank

FAP is a parents support group designed to provide services to adults on the autism spectrum after the age of 21. The music therapy program was ...

UNITY Consortium Established to Support Immunizations for Today's Teens and Young Adults

While immunization rates are high among young children, there is a drop in vaccination rates among adolescents and young adults ages 10 to 26.

Canadian doctors call for vaccination proof before entering school

I want to stress that the proposal does not call for mandatory vaccination, but ... to protect vulnerable children in the event of an infectious disease outbreak, ... Proof of immunization against meningococcal disease, whooping cough ...

Man Sheds Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus for 28 Years

However, vaccine-derived virus strains likely originating from ... Other infectious disease experts said that monitoring for vaccine-derived viruses from ...

CDC: State exemption levels low, national vaccination rates high

A release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the data comes from two new reports. The first report looked at vaccination ...

Few vaccination exemptions in most states

"However, state exemption levels ranged from a low of less than 0.1 percent in Mississippi to a high of 6.5 percent in Idaho," CDC said. In addition, five ...

Man found to have been shedding virulent strain of polio for 30 years

The polio virus. The British man was found to be carrying a form of the virus which had mutated from the weakened form used in vaccines. Photograph: ...

Man Has Polio Virus Living in Gut for 30 Years

A man in the United Kingdom experienced a very rare complication of the polio vaccine he received in childhood he never cleared the virus from his ...

A patient shedding poliovirus for 28 years: Possible challenges for polio eradication

There are three strains of wild polio virus (1, 2, and 3) and two different types of polio vaccine. Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) is safe and effective in ...

World polio-free apart from three countries

A British man vaccinated against polio as a child has been shedding the live virus for nearly 30 years because of an immune system disorder, a study ...

Vaccinated Briton spread polio for years without realising, scientists reveal

A British man with an immune system disorder has been unwittingly spreading polio for almost 30 years as a result of childhood vaccinations.

Vaccinated man excretes live poliovirus for nearly 3 decades

An immune deficiency allowed weakened virus from oral polio vaccines to replicate and change within the man's body. This case is not unique, but it's ...

Vaccinated Briton spread polio for years without realising, scientists reveal

The UK switched from OPV to IPV for routine polio immunisation in 2004. While OPV is commonly given in the form of a coated sugar cube, IPV is ...

The Ebola Crisis Is Over, but Tiffany's Is Still Paying for It

The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa is hitting Tiffany & Co.'s hip pocket. In 2011, the company lent about $50 million to a miner in Sierra Leone ...

Ebola: Where are we now?

As Sierra Leone begins its countdown to being Ebola free, health workers hope they won't ever have to suit up in personal protective equipment again ...

Ohio vaccination rates for measles, mumps and rubella among highest in nation, CDC says

CLEVELAND, Ohio It's one of the few public health arenas in which Ohio can justifiably boast of its position on a national stage. In only a year, the ...

Coventry School Committee Votes to Opposed HPV Vaccine Mandate

Human Papillomavirus vaccines are given as a series of three shots over six months. The CDC recommends the shots to protect against HPV ...

Immunization Awareness

Immunization Awareness. Getting vaccinated is one of the most important steps you can take towards protecting the health of you and your family.

Vaccines Weren't Ready for Ebola. We Can Do Better

A woman gets vaccinated on March 10, 2015 at a health center in Conakry during the first clinical trials of the VSV-EBOV vaccine against the Ebola ...

Change in paracetamol advice for new meningitis vaccine

Nurses delivering a new immunisation programme protecting against meningitis should encourage parents to give their children paracetamol ...

State exemption levels low, national vaccination rates high

When a disease like measles reaches a community with large numbers of unvaccinated people, it can spread very quickly. Therefore, local pockets of ...

McArthur|Should schools be allowed to ask for immunization records?

The Canadian Medical Association says every student in Canada should be required to present a 'declaration of immunization' before being admitted ...

Ebola can survive in wastewater for at least a week: Study

Initial research by the WHO and CDC recommended disposing of Ebola-contaminated liquid waste into a latrine or treatment system without ...

Report: Ohio childhood vaccination rate improving

Pediatricians and public health officials in Ohio have said they expect rates to rise following the passage of a new vaccine law for preschoolers and ...

2 bats test positive for rabies

Remember to keep vaccinations current for cats, dogs, and other animals. According to ... Humans get rabies from the bite of a rabies-infected animal.

Dursley woman welcomes NHS roll-out of meningitis vaccine

A CAMPAIGNER from Dursley is celebrating the roll out of a lifesaving meningitis B vaccine. Aurelie Brunet-Lua, a community ambassador for ...

Researcher examines why US leads world in mass shootings

When a gunman opened fire Wednesday on two Virginia journalists and the woman they were interviewing on live TV, he was influenced by a long ...

Sierra Leone News: President Koroma opens ITU Ministerial

Delegates of the ICT conference yesterday President Koroma has intimated that after releasing the last Ebola case from hospital, Sierra Leone is ...

Sierra Leone News: China Creates Multiple Firsts

Happy and Proud Wang Yi Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said that when helping Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea combating the ebola ...

National Immunization Awareness Month: Educating Seniors On Important Vaccinations

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, which means that health care professionals should make a special effort to ensure their older ...

Polio Virus Therapy Tested in Prostate Cancer Patients

Duke University researchers are using a modified polio virus in an experimental treatment they hope to boost the survival of patients with incurable ...

Doctors say schools should require vaccination proof

The vaccinations should be up to date and required for school entry. ... properly vaccinated would be required to meet with public health officials to ...

NYS changes required vaccines for school students

These changes align the state's vaccination regulations with the ... an advisory group to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reported Cases in Rockaway: About Mumps

The editor asked me to do a special column about mumps, based on the commotion over the three cases in Rockaway. Mumps, also known as ...

Windthorst Immunization Clinic

The Department of State Health Services will be conducting an immunization clinic in Windthorst,atSt. Mary's Parish Hall,on Thursday, September ...

Immunization debate: Why we chose not to vaccinate our children

The only thing I could think to ask the good doctor was her opinion on the autism/vaccine link so I casually poised the benign question. The mood in ...

Immunization debate: Why I say yes to vaccinations

It's National Immunization Awareness Month and WOTV 4 Women asked West Michigan moms to share their personal stories about why they chose to ...

Immunization Debate: A mom explains medical exemptions

It's National Immunization Awareness Month. A West Michigan mom explains why medical conditions make her say no to vaccines.

Infants at High Familial Risk for Autism May Show Signs as Early as 6 Months Old

Study participants included 210 high-risk (HR) and 98 low-risk (LR) infants with comparable behavioral data at age 6, 12, and 24 months assessed in ...

Rabies Vaccination Clinic For Pets

Rabies Vaccination Clinic For Pets. at Ballenger Creek Park, Frederick. Thursday, August 27th, 2015 starting at 5:00 PM and ending at 8:00 PM EDT.

Study suggests Tea Party supporters distrust scientists more on vaccines

In particular, the issue of vaccine skepticism where people decline ... government the Centers for Disease Control champions vaccines or of ...

Committee OKs Vaccine Requirement for Day Care Workers; Floor Vote Next

A bill requiring people working with children in day care centers to be immunized against influenza, whooping cough and measles was approved by ...

Chicken Pox Global Clinical Trials Review 2015 Market Research Report

clinical trial report, Chicken Pox Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2015 provides an overview of Chicken Pox clinical trials scenario. This report ...

Survey Finds Many Physicians Overestimate Their Ability to Assess Patients' Risk of Ebola

In addition, those who were least likely to encounter an Ebola patient - based on their location and characteristics of their patients - were most likely to ...

National disease institute begins human RSV study

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a branch of ... Then the researchers will be able to create and test future vaccines and ...

Hail to the chiefs

WHEN Adama Sankoh, the last person known to have Ebola in Sierra Leone, was discharged from hospital on August 24th the medical clock began ...

Potential protection from Ebola found using experimental post-exposure antiviral treatment

They were hospitalized at the Royal Free Hospital located in London after they had possible accidental exposure to the Ebola virus when they were in ...

Pfizer's Trumenba shows 'robust' MenB protection in two PhIII trials

Pfizer's meningitis B vaccine Trumenba won the FDA's blessing nearly a year ago based on impressive midstage results and a national unease about ...

Committee OKs Vaccine Requirement for Day Care Workers; Floor Vote Next

The only exemption for a whooping cough or measles immunization would be a physician's note that exempts individuals for whom the vaccination ...

'Walk On' for autism Oct. 3 at VOA Lake

As Audrey Odioso approached the age limit of the school system, their parents were worried about the lack of local residential and day services that ...

Brightly coloured bags act as flu reminder for parents

Around 400,000 primary school pupils across Scotland will be offered the free flu vaccination this autumn. The flu vaccination programme for children ...

Coventry School Committee Decries HPV Vaccine Requirement

In a unanimous vote, the Coventry School Committee has adopted a resolution calling for the reversal of a new HPV vaccine requirement.

Free children's flu vaccine programme starts this autumn

Health experts say the vaccination offers children the best defence against flu this winter, and is a simple nasal spray that's quick to administer, easily ...

Planes drop oral rabies vaccines in Greenbrier Valley

The pellets have a fishy smell that tricks the animal into thinking it's a tasty treat, but it actually contains an oral rabies vaccine. In 2010, rabid animals ...

Coventry school committee to send resolution against R.I. HPV mandate

coventry, r.i. (ap) - a school committee in rhode island plans to send a resolution to gov. gina raimondo's office asking her to rescind the hpv vaccine ...

Sierra Leone's Last Ebola Patient Dances Her Way Out of the Hospital

Sankoh contracted Ebola from her 23-year-old son, who died from the disease. She still feels the pain of losing her son, yet is thankful her own life was ...

Abe meets Liberian president, pledges to support country's recovery from Ebola epidemic

The Ebola outbreak in Liberia, discovered in late March last year, claimed the lives of some 4,800 people and more than 10,660 were infected with the ...

Ast to Expand Access to High Quality Autism Services in South Central Los Angeles Through New ...

Children with autism in South Central Los Angeles have not always ... to provide behavioral health treatment for individuals under the age of 21.

Doctors Want Vaccination Proof of Children Enrolling in School

Doctors Want Vaccination Proof of Children Enrolling in School ... to protect vulnerable children in the event of an infectious disease outbreak. ...

WHO congratulates India on Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination

India's re-energized national immunization programme and the special immunization weeks and the most recent 'Mission Indradhanush', helped ...

Amputees fight proposal to limit prosthetics

Amputee groups and prosthetic makers are rallying against a Medicare proposal they say will limit access to some limbs. Under the new proposal, ...

Madison County Health Department September Immunization Clinics

Immunization Clinic by appointment only from 3:30-5:30 pm, at the Health Department, 138 North Court Street, Building 5, Wampsville.

How to avoid the most common back-to-school illnesses

It is most likely flu, not a cold, if the child has high fever (above 38.6 ... He also said a flu vaccine can be a very effective solution to protect against the ...

The world of autism: Treating patients with autism can be very rewarding for the dental hygienist

It is difficult to convey the complexity of autism in a short article. ... of autism and symptoms of autism tend to emerge between 2 and 3 years of age.

One man's waste is another's medicine

It's the middle of the day for Eric, a 24-year-old research assistant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and nature is calling. Eric leaves his ...

William Blair's Best Ideas in the Volatile Market: Celgene Corporation (CELG), Exelixis Inc. (EXEL ...

Dynavax develops novel vaccines and therapeutics for infectious and ... a best-in-class hepatitis B vaccine, in addition to a propitious immunotherapy ...

News in the Humanosphere: Only 3 Ebola cases remain in Guinea

Some excellent news on the Ebola front. There were 3 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease reported in the week to 23 August, all of which were ...

Syrian women risk their lives to protect children from polio

More than 200 Syrian women risk their lives every day to save the lives of children by teaching fellow mothers about the importance of polio ...

Free Back-to-School Immunizations for uninsured and underinsured children and teens up to 18 ...

Westchester County Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler, MD, emphasized the importance of measles vaccination. Immunizing your children on time ...

Researchers Recommend Against Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Vaccines in CF Patients

The study, entitled Vaccines for preventing infection with Pseudomonas ... children and adults in the US and 70,000 worldwide have the disease.

Town Hall Meeting, Vaccinating Your Children, August 29

State lawmakers and public health officials say the law is necessary because a decline in vaccinations has contributed to the spread of disease.

Prime Minister Modi vows to end maternal and child deaths

He further acknowledged the truly historic accomplishment has been the victory over Polio as India had been declared as Polio-Free on 27 March ...

Duncan man brings news on polio

Ron Burton spoke to the Duncan Chapter of Rotary International on good news from the World Health Organization that polio may be eradicated by ...

'I Have Value' - Brave Polio Survivor Overcomes Every Obstacle

At only 2 years old, she was paralyzed by polio. Two years later, her father died. Her mother soon remarried, leaving Barira with her grandmother.

Flu shot promotions starting early

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends protecting against the flu as soon as the vaccine is available. That can be as early as ...

India has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus: PM Narendra Modi

Modi said: To sustain the efforts of being a Polio-free and maternal and neonatal tetanus free nation, and to accelerate the full immunization coverage ...

High-risk groups urged to get PD vaccinations before Hajj

In the Kingdom, the incidence rate of pneumococcal disease is over 17 percent, with a fatality rate of 15 to 20 percent among elderly adults, Saudi ...

Jeffrey Kluger: TIME to Be Less Condescending About Vaccine Safety

We all know vaccines are a controversial topic. The claim of a link to autism never goes away, no matter how many times the Centers for Disease ...

3 vaccines you may need now

... and protect you from dying, says Vanderbilt University Medical Center infectious disease specialist William Schaffner, M.D. The Centers for Disease ...

India has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus: Modi

"India was declared as 'Polio-Free' on 27 March 2014. From being a country which accounted for more than half of the global polio cases in 2009, ...

UL research center testing Ebola vaccine on wild apes

Division Head of Research Resources at the center Jane Fontenot says the vaccine is similar to a rabies immunization and this testing could benefit ...

Dozens of children exposed to healthcare worker with whooping cough in Melbourne

Whooping cough (Pertussis) kills one in 200 babies it infects, partly because infants do not start receiving vaccinations until they are two months old.

Thousands of girls in anti-vaccination hot spots skip cervical cancer vaccine

A study has revealed the lowest rates of 15-year-old girls receiving the free HPV vaccine, Gardasil, are in areas known for their low childhood ...

School committee to send resolution against HPV mandate

A school committee in Rhode Island plans to send a resolution to Gov. Gina Raimondo's office asking her to rescind the HPV vaccine mandate.

School committee to send resolution against HPV mandate

State health officials have said there are no plans to change a new requirement that middle school students in the state get the HPV vaccine, despite ...

Risk of another autism spectrum disorder child after a first one is much lower than presumed

Autistic spectrum disorders represent a variety of types of the ... As most diagnoses are made up to the age of four, waiting for the child to be older led ...

Doctors want Vaccination proof

Those whose children have been "inadequately vaccinated" would be ... outbreaks of measles - a highly infectious disease that can cause blindness, ...

Doctors want vaccination proof for schoolchildren

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week announced that in the United ... The issue has come under sharp focus following alarming outbreaks of measles - a highly infectious disease that can cause blindness, brain ...

Editorial: Heed CMA call on vaccinations

For instance, he notes, while his office would like to see immunization rates exceed 95 per cent - considered to be the herd immunity threshold for ...

Heed CMA call on vaccinations

Although the CMA stopped short of calling for mandatory vaccination and immunization, it wants public health officials to have a followup conversation ...

ANA Calls for RNs to Be Immunized Against Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

"ANA's new position aligns registered nurses with the best current evidence on immunization safety and preventing diseases such as measles," said ...

India free from maternal, neonatal tetanus: PM

The PM said India would commit as many resources as necessary to fight vaccine preventable child and maternal deaths. Let us send a message to ...

PMO India on Twitter: "Government has added to the world's largest immunization drive another ...

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Govt Urged to Give Hepatitis B Increased Priority

They said the increased cases of hepatitis B infection in Nigeria call for urgent measures which require campaigns on vaccination, screening, among ...

Free meningitis jab available to students to prevent deadly "freshers flu"

The Men ACWY vaccine protects against four different causes of meningitis and septicaemia including meningococcal A, C, W and Y. Men W bacteria ...

Anti-Vaccination Groups Plan Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op Boycott Over Senator's Invitation

... Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op hasn't been built yet, but it's in the middle of a continuing fight over mandatory childhood vaccines in California.

Historic accomplishment as India has been the victory power over Polio: PM Modi

He further said that, From being a country which accounted for more than half of global Polio cases in 2009 to being declared of the wild polio virus, ...

PM Modi dubs polio-elimination as 'historic achievement'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday described the total elimination of polio from the county as a 'historic accomplishment' and added that ...

U of I Mumps Cases Keep Going Up

U of I Mumps Cases Keep Going Up. Written by: iFreePress. Another abrupt change in leadership at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign was ...

Family flu vaccination program to be held on Sept. 12 in Montvale

The Montvale Board of Health will offer a family flu vaccination program on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Montvale Senior Citizens ...

Alberta dealing whooping cough increase

The sad fact of this ispertussis is preventable, remarked Sikora. There's a good vaccine that is available and we do encourage everyone to be ...

Influenza vaccine programme further extended

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says it's still not too late to vaccinate against influenza with the free vaccine programme further extended until ...

Parents in way of immunisation goals

PARENTS of seven children who declined consent for immunisation prevented Tairawhiti District Health (TDH) from reaching their immunisation target ...

Vaccines boost odds for seniors

Experts say from 40,000 to 50,000 adult Americans die each year from vaccine-preventable infectious diseases or their complications. Pneumococcal ...

Local Pediatrician Talks Meningitis & What You Should Know About Vaccines

"Unfortunately in our school system here, the older kids that are preadolescence some of them are not getting their adult onset meningitis vaccinations ...

Mumps outbreak at U of Illinois continues to grow

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - An outbreak of mumps at the University of Illinois ... Mumps is a highly contagious viral illness characterized by swollen jaws ...

Deadline nears for middle schoolers needing vaccine

The vaccine, which protects against tetanus, pertussis and diphtheria, is required by ... According to DHEC, children may be exempt from immunization ...

Coventry School Committee asks Raimondo to rescind HPV mandate

The HPV vaccine has been added to the list of mandatory vaccines for seventh graders who attend public and private schools in Rhode Island.

Almost 30% of girls turning 15 not fully immunised against HPV

The new report shows HPV immunisation rates for girls who turned 15 in 2013 by two levels of geography by 31 areas covered by the new Primary ...

Should parents be forced to share their kid's vaccination records with schools?

It's really helpful information for school personnel and for public health obviously if there is an outbreak. But I think that is something I'd be interested ...

Should proof of vaccinations be required for school entry in BC?

Public health officials can then use that information to contact parents and discuss any concerns, while schools can require unimmunized students to ...

Should proof of vaccinations be required for school entry in BC?

Public health officials can then use that information to contact parents and ... The proposal doesn't call for mandatory vaccination, CMA president Dr.

Flu vaccination clinics in October

Community flu vaccination clinics will be set up across Douglas County during ... a sponsor, the clinics will be billing insurance, or charging $25 a shot.

Researchers identify protein that allows Bordetella pertussis to form a protective biofilm

A more moderen vaccine which solely makes use of a part of the pertussis micro organism exists, however is nowhere close to as efficient because the ...

Info sessions not changing minds: Thousands of Michigan parents want vaccination waivers

"We tell them that if you don't get this vaccination, your child not only ... says Shane Bies, the public health nursing services administrator of the ...

Pentavalent & Inactivated Polio Vaccine to be introduced in Manipur October 2015

During the workshop, Pentavalent and Inactivated Polio Vaccine which is going to be introduced in the State from October 2015 was discussed ...

IPV introduced in routine immunisation in Sindh

He said this during the launching ceremony of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) in routine immunisation held on Wednesday. Health Secretary Dr Saeed ...

Canadian Medical Association wants proof kids have been vaccinated

President of the CMA Cindy Forbes says it's a better approach than mandatory vaccinations. It really kind of inflames the conversation and we're ...

Neonatal rotavirus vaccination making headway

Vaccine Research Center, University of Tampere, Biokatu 10, 33014 ... trial reported by Julie Bines and colleagues1 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases ...

Poll: Proof of vaccination?

... and secondary schools to require parents to declare their child's immunization status. The CMA says this is not a call for mandatory immunization.

Alberta Health Services declares whooping cough outbreak

So far this year, 182 cases of whooping cough, or pertussis, have been confirmed in the North Zone, three of which have required hospitalization.

Whooping cough hits AHS North Zone

It's caused by a different bug, the pertussis bug, said Dr. Albert de Villiers, medical officer of health for AHS North Zone, of the difference between a ...

Health commissioner reminds parents about vaccinating children

Burstein advised that preteens and teens need the tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis vaccine, meningococcal vaccine, and human papillomavirus ...

Letter: Protect kids from HPV-related cancers

If your son or daughter hasn't started or completed the HPV vaccine series yet, it's not too late. HPV (human papillomavirus) is responsible for many ...

City Investigating Far Rockaway Mumps Cases

PHOTO: Mumps is preventable with a vaccine. Symptoms include swollen glands, fever, muscle aches, headache and loss of appetite. Photo Courtesy ...

Authorities Go On Terrifying Killing Spree To Get Rid Of Iconic Dogs

When I visited Bali earlier this year, I was surprised how often "rabies" ... of an island-wide vaccination program, which Girardi says reduced rabies in ...

Dachel Media Update: Australia, Autism Rate and Vaccine Mandates

Researchers from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute have found that 1.5 per cent of all 10 and 11 year olds have an autism spectrum condition ...

CDC Telebriefing: CDC officials to discuss vaccine exemption levels and infant vaccination coverage

CDC will host a media telebriefing to discuss estimates of vaccine exemption levels among children entering kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school ...

Posey should immunize against MMR autism fears: Editorial

His ex, Jenny McCarthy, is the pinup girl for linking the Measles Mumps Rubella vaccine and autism. Reading Dr. Seuss to play the Grinch didn't ...

High-risk groups urged to get PD vaccinations before Haj

Adult vaccination against pneumococcal disease conditions such as meningitis, respiratory infections and pneumonia, can save lives and prevent ...

Back to School: Are the kids' vaccinations up to date?

The back-to-school season is a great time to review family vaccinations. ... Fraser Health's public health teams are supporting parents in keeping up ...

New vaccine recommended for college-bound teens

After several meningitis outbreaks on college campuses, there a new ... She says the Meningitis B vaccine is most effective between the ages of 16 ...

Health officials urge back-to-school immunizations

"It's really important to remember diseases such as measles and pertussis still exist and that children should be up to date on their shots before they ...

U of I mumps outbreak continues; 1 BN case

It marked the first confirmed mumps case in the county in eight years, she said Wednesday, adding an outbreak would be three related cases.

Doctors want parents to give schools proof of child's immunization

HALIFAXCanada's doctors stopped short of advocating for mandatory vaccinations for children on Wednesday, calling, instead, for parents to ...

More girls getting HPV vaccine

A National Health Performance Authority report shows 72 per cent of 15-year-old girls were fully immunised with the human papillomavirus vaccine in ...

High-risk groups urged to get PD vaccinations before Haj

Adult vaccination against pneumococcal disease conditions such as meningitis, respiratory infections and pneumonia, can save lives and prevent ...

Whooping cough outbreak declared in Alberta's north region

There have been 182 whooping cough cases, or pertussis, confirmed in the north zone this year. Three cases have required hospitalization, said Dr.

98 cases confirmed in University of Illinois mumps outbreak

Fall classes started this week on campus, and university health officials are offering free vaccination clinics for students. Mumps is a highly contagious ...

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