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Daily News 2012-11-06


GSK pulls vaccine batch in Canada over contamination concerns - GSK has withdrawn another lot of its Infanrix Hexa vaccine over concerns about potential microbial contamination.

The Crumbling British Establishment, the Savile Affair, MMR and Criminal Negligence.  by John Stone - Age of Autism

Health carers reject vaccine hype

Reassessing Flu Shots as the Season Draws Near

The Use of New Replikins Synthetic Vaccines to Prevent Pandemics to be Presented at Influenza Congress Nov. 12 in Washington DC - Highest Ever Replikin Counts in H5N1 HA and p B1 Genes in 2010 and 2011 Predict Increased Infectivity and Lethality, Replikins TransFlu™Vaccine

Investment Opportunities Surface With 3 Vaccine Players

Catholic school boards should make HPV vaccine available to girls

New Employer-Sponsored Program Effective at Increasing Influenza Vaccination 

Little to No Faith in Flu Vaccinations - Only 1.4 percent of Estonians get flu shots, the lowest number in Europe.

Canadian-developed HIV vaccine shows promising results, no adverse effects, say developers.

Vaccine for existing HPV infection may thwart cervical cancer

Mandatory Vaccination (video)

CDC Says New Vaccine Storage Guidelines Not Mandatory

Kenya: Routine Vaccination Marks Success

‘Majority of incompletely vaccinated children live in India, Nigeria & Indonesia’  - "More than half of the over 22 million infants who missed vaccinations including the three basic ones — three doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) — during their first year of life in 2011 worldwide were from India, Indonesia and Nigeria, all having large child populations."

Canada, Clinical Trials & A Balancing Act
by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Wasting Money On Unnecessary Trial Endpoints by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Which Social Media Groups Distrust Pharma?
by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Board extends closure in meningitis investigation


Election Day: Will The Presidential Winner Address Children's Health? by The Canary Post - Age of Autism

NZ flu study finds influenza viruses put more people in hospital than was previously thought

Mumps vaccine take-up

New DNA vaccine technology poised to deliver safe and cost-effective disease protection

Guest column: Rise in whooping cough puts Michigan babies at risk

Vote and vaccinate in Sacramento

Meningitis victim's family seeks home for her dog

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Relatives of an 89-year-old woman who was the first person to die in Indiana from a multi-state fungal meningitis outbreak are looking for a new home for her dog. The poodle mix named Lucky lived with Pauline Burema at her ...
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Meningitis Outbreak Fallout: Whom Can You Trust?

Although the clinical fallout from the largest outbreak of illness ever tied to a pharmacy compounder is alarming, in many ways it is the most straightforward part of the crisis to document. By mid-October, nearly 350 patients treated with an ...
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Pain Medicine News

Meningitis outbreak: 13th victim 'thought about everybody else before herself'

A crowd of more than 300 people at a funeral visitation is unusual for the small town of Adairville, Ky., but the gathering showed just how much people there respect and admire Marie Prince Hester, said leaders of the Living Word Church where the ...
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Meningitis: FDA Warns of 'Light Therapy' Claims

In particular, the FDA said, the Quantum Series device was claimed to be able to "cure or treat" the symptoms of fungal meningitis, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), concussions, Lyme disease, and other diseases. In a warning letter ...
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MedPage Today

Congress subpoenas Barry Cadden, co-owner of Framingham pharmacy tied to ...

By Liz Kowalczyk, Globe Staff. Congressional investigators Tuesday subpoenaed Barry Cadden, co-owner of the Framingham pharmacy blamed for the national meningitis outbreak, to answer questions about the crisis in Washington next week. Cadden, who ...
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Meningitis patients face secondary infections

Most of the reports are coming from Michigan and Tennessee. fungal meningitis. A microscope looks at the meningitis-causing fungus Exserohilum rostratum Oct. 12 at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. (Photo: Pouya Dianat, AP) ...
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Doctor's Advice: "I Get a Shot to Protect You, So Get Yours, Too."

And it is not just me getting my annual influenza vaccine. ... The CDC, the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics and many other ...

Mumps vaccine take-up

The number of mumps cases reported at the University of Central Lancashire now stand at 31 in recent weeks, but health chiefs say the outbreak seems to have slowed down. However, they are warning people not to be complacent as mumps outbreaks are ...
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Lancashire Evening Post

Fungal meningitis victims hit by second infection

“We're hearing about it in Michigan and other locations as well,” Dr. Tom M. Chiller, deputy chief of the mycotic diseases branch of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said, the New York Times reports. “We don't have a good handle on ...
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Vaccine News Daily (blog)

Charity group deregistered for lobbying

An anti-immunisation group has been stripped of its charitable status after it was deemed to be a political lobbyist. The Charities Commission has deregistered the Immunisation Awareness Society, meaning it can no longer claim tax exemption as a charity.
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Canadian-developed HIV vaccine shows promising results, no adverse effects ...

Canadian scientists testing a preventative HIV vaccine announced on Tuesday that they have cleared a major hurdle, saying initial results from human clinical trials show no adverse effects. Developed by researchers at the University of Western Ontario ...
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Toronto Star

Two new polio cases reported in KP, Fata

The Expanded Programme for Immunisation (EPI) confirmed reports of a new polio case in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Tuesday. The deputy director of the EPI in K-P, Dr Janbaz Afridi, told The Express Tribune that an 18-month-old boy had been infected ...
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The Express Tribune

Polio program seeks changes to eradication initiative

Public health officials plotting the strategy behind the effort to rid the world of polio are seeking approval for fundamental changes to the blueprint for the way the eradication program will eventually come to a stop. The Global Polio Eradication ...
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CTV News

Country Mobilises Health Workers to Introduce Pneumococcal Vaccine

Madagascar's first pneumococcal vaccine was delivered in the coastal town of Vatomandry on Tuesday, a signal to thousands of health and community workers to start immunising the nation's children against the primary cause of pneumonia. The high-level ...
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Your Liver, Your Health: Part VIII – Testing … testing …

If you test negative for antibodies for Hepatitis A & B, GET VACCINATED ! ! ! There is a combo vaccine – three shots over a period of six months. Remember, HAV does not become a chronic infection, but it can still make you really sick and even possibly ...
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Despite Safety Concerns, Dynavax's Heplisav Should Receive FDA Approval

On November 15, 2012, the FDA will hold an advisory committee meeting for Dynavax's (DVAX) Heplisav, an investigational vaccine for all known subtypes of hepatitis B virus (HBV). In this report, we discuss the current market for HBV vaccines, together ...
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chicken pox and shingles

... is much more dangerous than CP) is an inappropriate choice from a public health POV. It is a long period, you're right. I have mixed feelings about that. I'd be interested in some documentation showing shingles is much more dangerous that chicken pox.
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Previous Meningitis Outbreak Did Not Trigger Additional Oversight, Changes

The Washington Post reports that, despite an outbreak of fungal meningitis that took place 10 years ago and was linked to injections made by a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts, not much has changed. Meanwhile, Politico adds that a recall of drugs ...
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New management guidelines issued on pertussis and emergency injuries

By Lloyd Mudiwa. New guidelines for the public health management of pertussis have been published after the recent increase in cases highlighted the need for clear guidance on the management of cases and contacts to control further spread of disease.
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Irish Medical Times

Study: Mumps passed in school

A study in this week's New England Journal of Medicine concludes that the long hours and face-to-face study methods in Jewish schools contributed to an outbreak of mumps in Rockland County and New York City more than two years ago. The report also ...
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Arkansas Makes Top 10 in Flu Vaccine Effort

The funding for vaccine comes primarily from $2.9 million in state tobacco tax funding and $1.8 million in Vaccines for Children grants to pharmacies and private providers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Arkansas Department of ...
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Immunization records important for all ages

Children's immunization records are important for a variety of reasons. Public health departments may have access to a state immunization registry, but if the immunizing physician does not enter the immunizations into that registry, they are not available.
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Fighting Chicken Pox Outbreak

With close to 60 known cases of Chicken Pox, Vigo County health officials are now offering more free immunization clinics. The Vigo County Health Commissioner has declared a county-wide chicken pox outbreak. The Vigo County Health Department will ...
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STOCKARD: Meningitis proves to be more than just a scare

A Smyrna man already died from the complications, one of 12 in Tennessee and 29 nationwide, and some 400 more contracted fungal meningitis across the country. Hospitalized for seven days already, my cousin said 13 people on his floor alone are ...
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Spine Infections Hit Fungal Meningitis Survivors

5, 2012 -- As many as a third of people suffering fungal meningitis linked to tainted steroids -- and others who did not get meningitis -- are coming down with dangerous infections in the spine. Some of these dangerous infections are epidural abscesses ...
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Polio program seeks expert approval for changes to crucial endgame

At a meeting in Geneva today, it is asking the World Health Organization's vaccine experts — the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization — to approve recommendations aimed at making injectable polio vaccine a more crucial component of the ...
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Breaking News: HPV Vaccine Does Not Increase Sexual Activity in ...

Breaking News: HPV Vaccine Does Not Increase Sexual Activity in Girls. by Pediatric Perspectives on 10/30/2012 at 2:10 PM. By Lisa M. Lowery, MD, ...
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Nigerian children not free from Polio

These are the remaining polio-endemic countries, the United Nation's Children Education Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director, Anthony Lake, has said. He made this known during the World Polio Day (WPD) in New York. According to him, many children are ...
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Osun Defender

Public health center opens in medically underserved neighborhood

Two years after moving out of North Las Vegas when its previous location was shut down from mold, the Southern Nevada Health District opened a location at 955 W. Craig Road, Suite 103D, Oct. 24. The new location offers immunizations, flu shots and more.
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Las Vegas Review-Journal

Some Meningitis Cases Develop a Second Skin Infection

The recent meningitis outbreaks from contaminated injected steroids have made front page news. Now, some of those infected have developed a serious secondary skin infection. Epidural abscesses have erupted at the site where the steroids were originally ...
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State bars former workers of Framingham pharmacy linked to meningitis ...

The FDA said its preliminary investigation has found widespread contamination in New England Compounding's clean rooms, where the sterile injectable drugs linked to the fungal meningitis outbreak were produced. Brown said it is possible New England ...
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Boston Globe

Meningitis outbreak infects 409, Congress summons FDA

To date, 409 patients have been infected with fungal meningitis, many of which received the injections in question for back pain, and 10 people have been infected with fungal joint infections, such as those who received the injection in areas like the ...
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Pertussis cases down but 'still around'

As of last Friday, 1,383 pertussis cases had been reported this year in Iowa, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health. That's up from just 232 cases last year and the highest total in recent years. The number tends to spike every three to ...
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Mumps Outbreak Focused Within Male Orthodox Jewish Schools

A mumps outbreak largely among vaccinated, Orthodox Jewish male adolescents may have been transmitted by intense exposure, particularly among boys in schools, according to research published in the Nov. 1 issue of the New England Journal of ...
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Couple Who Couldn't Conceive Shocked After Doctors Said Laptop Was ...

They had originally thought that mumps caused Scott's fertility problem. They said that when Scott was 21 years old, he had suffered mumps, a highly infectious viral disease caused by the mumps virus and in extremely rare cases can lead to infertility.
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Medical Daily

Third MMR vaccine dose can curtail mumps outbreak

Administering a third dose of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine reduced the village-wide attack rate by about 75 percent in a community experiencing a large mumps outbreak despite a high rate of previous MMR vaccination, according to research ...
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What we wanted to tell you about mumps but couldn't

After we found out there were three papers about the mumps outbreak, rather than one, we contacted Pediatrics, the journal that was preparing to publish the third paper, to see if the editors would lift the embargo early so we could give you a fuller ...
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89.3 KPCC

Sindh taking steps for polio, pneumonia eradication, says Ebad

The Sindh government is taking active measures to eradicate the menace of polio and pneumococcal pneumonia, while a pneumococcal vaccine would be introduced in the Sindh Extended Programme for Immunisation (EPI) soon. This was stated by ...
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Council hands over immunisation program

SCHOOL-BASED immunisation programs will no longer be the responsibility of Bundaberg Regional Council. Staffing issues and the growing administrative responsibility associated with delivering the program, coupled with a state government decision to ...
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Children's health at risk: KP runs out of polio vaccine

PESHAWAR, Nov 5: Unavailability of oral polio vaccine is hampering the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department's plan to carry out special immunisation campaigns in the province, it is learnt. Officials of the health department fear that the government's ...
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Duke Medicine: Should your adolescent get the HPV vaccine? Common ...

Ever since the human papillomavirus virus (HPV) vaccine was added to the immunization schedule for girls, and more recently for boys, parents have been questioning why their young children need a vaccine against cervical cancer and whether the vaccine ...
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WRAL.com

CDC: Continuing to See Meningitis Cases

An official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says health workers continue to see meningitis cases, given the incubation period for the disease can be long. A Mass. pharmacy is blamed for tainted injections, so far killing 28 ...
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Previous fungal meningitis outbreak a decade ago resulted in no oversight ...

First, David Brannon couldn't believe it. Then he couldn't stand hearing about it. Hundreds of people were ill with fungal meningitis they had contracted after getting pain-killing injections made by a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts. Dozens were ...
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30 Dead in Meningitis Outbreak

Fifteen more people have been diagnosed with fungal meningitis in an outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections, health officials reported today. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it now counted 419 cases in 19 states: 409 ...
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ABC News

Polio drive goes full throttle

ALLAHABAD: Transit teams on Monday administrated polio drops to children below 5 years of age at taxi and bus stands, railway stations, as well as to children living in under-construction houses and of nomads. Under the ongoing pulse polio campaign ...
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Rotary's End Polio Now campaign

Polio anywhere is a risk to children everywhere. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is committed to fighting the disease until every child is safe. - Since the global initiative began more than 25 years, Rotary and its partners have reduced polio ...
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vaccin 2012_AV_AL. QuebecTVcogecoCable·3,563 videos. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe. 53 views. 0 likes, 0 dislikes. I like this Like I dislike this. About Share Add to. Published on Nov 2, 2012. La campagne de vaccination annuelle contre la grippe ...
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Local woman with fungal meningitis sues tainted steroid maker

A Red Lion, Pennsylvania. woman stricken with fungal meningitis filed a lawsuit last Friday in federal court against New England Compounding Center (“NECC”), its sister company Ameridose LLC and its sales arm Medical Sales Management, seeking to ...
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Meningitis survivor: 'We're killing our own people'

Chesapeake, Va. — Ginny Rauch thought she was going to die. The pain in her legs and back was so excruciating that she could hardly breathe at times. A steroid shot that was supposed to ease her back pain had instead left her with a near-fatal case of ...
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WRAL.com

Congressional panels to hold hearings on meningitis outbreak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two congressional oversight committees will hold hearings next week on the deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections and one panel has invited an official from the compounding pharmacy involved, aides ...
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More health woes for some meningitis patients

(CNN) -- Some patients who developed fungal meningitis in an outbreak linked to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy are experiencing more health woes, officials said. Patients are not only developing meningitis, inflammation of the thin tissue ...
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RI reports 3rd meningitis case linked to outbreak

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A third case of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections has been identified in Rhode Island. State health officials said Monday that the new case involves a Warwick man in his 50s who received spinal injections at Ocean ...
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Mumps, alive and well; news embargoes, part of a bygone era

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Every journalist is faced with embargoes so I read, out of curiosity, this NPR article about the nonsense that occurred around a health story because of an embargo, a story about mumps. Embargoes used to be common because ...
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What We Wanted To Tell You About Mumps But Couldn't

Last week, we wrote about an outbreak of mumps within several Orthodox Jewish communities in and around New York City. We told you how the outbreak spread so rapidly in 2009 that public health officials tried something that hadn't been done before.
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Third MMR Dose May Help in Mumps Outbreak

As part of efforts to control a major mumps outbreak in 2009-2010, health officials tried a third dose of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine in one center, according to Preeta Kutty, MD, of the CDC in Atlanta, and colleagues. The intervention was ...
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77 measles cases registered in North Darfur

The incidence of measles cases in different areas of North Darfur, has increased to 77, as opposed to the 52 cases registered before Eid al-Adha, the Ministry of Health of North Darfur announced on Monday, 5 November. According to the ministry, the ...
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Radio Dabanga

Measles ruled out at Woodland school

School administrators in Woodland thought they were dealing with a probable case of the measles, but that turned out not to be the case. The district sent out a notice Thursday letting parents know about a "probable" case of measles reported at ...
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Lourdes Adopts Universal Flu Vaccine Program

This decision reflects Lourdes' commitment to deliver healthcare that is safe and follows the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Joint Commission (JC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). What this means ...
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WBNG-TV

Reassessing Flu Shots as the Season Draws Near

“We have overpromoted and overhyped this vaccine,” said Michael T. Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, as well as its Center of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance. “It does not protect as ...
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New York Times (blog)

Sindh govt taking measures to eradicate polio: Ibad

Sindh govt taking measures to eradicate polio: Ibad. KARACHI: Sindh government is taking active measures towards the eradication of polio and the pneumococcal pneumonia, while pneumococcal vaccine in the Sindh EPI will soon be introduced for which ...
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Polio: Eradication Efforts in Pakistan Put Focus on High-Risk Pashtun Community

A survey of 1,017 parents of young children found that 41 percent had never heard of polio and 11 percent refused to vaccinate their children against it. The survey was done in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city and the only big city in the world where ...
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New York Times

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) immunization program expands

Starting in September 2012, girls in Grades 9-12 who didn't receive or complete the three-dose HPV immunization in Grade 8 can now receive the vaccine free of charge, until the end of Grade 12. Algoma Public Health will be offering school-based clinics ...
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