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Daily News 2012-01-07

Doctor linking MMR vaccine and autism sues critics

Andrew Wakefield, the doctor whose 1998 study proposed a long-discredited link between autism and the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is to sue for damages following accusations made a year ago that his research was fraudulent. ...
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New Scientist (blog)

Doctor Who Claimed Vaccine-Autism Link Sues Critics

By JOHN GEVER The controversial Andrew Wakefield, whose now largely discredited research ignited the vaccine-autism furor, has filed a defamation suit in a Texas court against the medical journal BMJ, its editor, and an investigative journalist over a ...
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ABC News

Chimp vectors show promise for Hepatitis C vaccine

Thus a Hepatitis C vaccine is still years away from reaching the public market. Currently, Hepatitis C affects around 170 million people globally and there is no vaccine available. The Hepatitis C virus can proliferate without initial symptoms for ...
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20th NID observed

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates the first round of the 20th National Immunisation Day (NID) by administering two drops of polio vaccine to a child at Gono Bhaban in the city yesterday. Photo: PIDBss, Dhaka In an effort to sustain its ...
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South Plains College Extends Vaccine Deadline

South Plains College students have an increased deadline to get a now mandatory vaccine. Many Lubbock pharmacies have ran out of the meningitis vaccine, ...

Thank you for your support

I am writing to say thank you to everyone from Derbyshire who supported the Meningitis Trust during 2011. At the Trust we rely on the generosity of individuals to continue our vital work; supporting anyone affected by meningitis with free professional ...
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High take up of HPV vaccine by school girls

THERE HAS BEEN a very high uptake rate in the HPV cervical cancer vaccination programme in the past year. The HSE revealed yesterday that 82 per cent of those offered the vaccine have had it administered in 2011 – the first full year of the programme. ...
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swine, drug-resistant flu strains tracked

Federal authorities are already preparing a vaccine to prevent the spread of this new virus. Cases of people catching a form of flu from a pig are recorded every year, but it's unusual to see so many cases in just a month or two, and it suggests that ...
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Need To Know for Saturday, Jan. 7

Residents covered by other insurance will be charged $42 for a flu shot and $49 for Flumist, the release said. A high-dose flu vaccine designed for those 65 and older is available for $62. Children who meet the "Vaccine For Children" program guidelines ...
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Embattled autism study author sues medical journal for defamation

Dr. Andrew Wakefield is the author of a controversial 1998 autism study and has linked the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to causing autism. In his lawsuit, he alleges that the British Medical Journal (BMJ), and specifically writer Brian Deer ...
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Kindergarten Registration Begins in Derby

Parents must also show proof of two measles, mumps and rubella vaccines(MMR), at least three of the polio series, no less than four of the DPT series and at least one HIB for children not five when school starts. The most recent DPT and polio vaccines ...
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Cervical cancer vaccine launch for Wednesday

By Stabroek staff | 0 Comments | Local | Saturday, January 7, 2012 The Government of Guyana is making available Gardasil in the fight against cervical cancer and will on Wednesday introduce the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine to be administered to ...
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Merck spinout nails promising study on hep C vaccine

By targeting some of the consistent internal mechanisms found behind the ever-changing façade of the hepatitis C virus, the researchers say that their new vaccine spurred an immune response similar to that seen in people with a strong natural immunity. ...
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Hepatitis C vaccine breakthrough

Researchers at Oxford University in the UK developing a vaccine for Hepatitis C say they have had promising results from the first human trials. They revealed a cousin of the common cold virus offered the first hope of an effective vaccine against the ...
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Andrew Wakefield Sues BMJ For Discrediting Autism/MMR Study

If you're in any way familiar with the controversy surrounding vaccines and autism, you probably know the name Andrew Wakefield. Wakefield is the doctor.
The Inquisitr

Andrew Wakefield lashes out | Pharyngula

Poor Andy. Once upon a time, he had the power to kill children just by doing some very bad science and writing a few very bad papers, and now he's reduced to.
Pharyngula

Andrew Wakefield lashes out : Pharyngula

Poor Andy. Once upon a time, he had the power to kill children just by doing some very bad science and writing a few very bad papers, and now he's reduced to living in Texas and being supported by...
Pharyngula

#94: HPV Vaccine—Now for Boys | Health Policy | DISCOVER ...

The CDC recommended that preteen boys, as well as girls, get the HPV vaccine. Visit Discover Magazine to read this article and other exclusive science and ...
discovermagazine.com/2012/jan-feb/94

Dr. Wakefield Sues Brian Deer and BMJ's Fiona Godlee

... space to voice his disappointment with the press coverage and vent his rage against all doctors and scientists including, Ben Goldacre and Paul Offit! ...

Increase in whooping cough cases in north west

Dr Mary Ramsay, head of immunisation at the HPA, said: “We usually see a rise in cases of whooping cough every three to four years as the disease peaks in cycles, with 2008 being the last peak year. “The uptake of the vaccine which protects against ...
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The Inflammation Highway: aka Autism

I should be sleeping, but I have to read up on one of our new remedies. Maybe this will be the one that touches his immune damage and regulates him? Maybe. ...

Adolescent Perceptions of Risk and Need for Safer Sexual ...

Main Outcome Measures (1) Girls' perceived risk of HPV after HPV vaccination, (2) girls' perceived risk of other STIs after vaccination, (3) girls' perceived need for continued safer sexual behaviors after vaccination, and (4) factors associated ...
health-e-kids.org

CDC recommends HPV vaccinations for boys despite cost concerns ...

Whether or not an individual should be vaccinated for a certain disease can depend on a number of factors.
Medical Authors Lounge

Sarangani capitol women employees receive HPV vaccine dose

HPV has at least 30 types, 15 of which are cancer-causing, however, it is HPV types 16 and 18 that “account for more than 70 percent of cervical cancer cases” worldwide. When asked of the importance of the vaccine, Parreño said HPV vaccine targets the ...
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Roberta Stoike: Family was sick all winter long

Measles! Remember that this was before the days of vaccines for childhood diseases. Naturally, about two weeks later, our son and other two daughters broke out with the same problem. I thought if I could only get through the next week or so, ...
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Polio vaccination underway

This year, around 22 million children below five years across the country would be administered two drops of polio vaccine and one red vitamin-A capsule each under the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI). Children aged six to 11 years would be ...
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Bangladesh News 24 hours

College students need immunization to enroll in classes

Tina Gibson, immunization program coordinator with Bell County Public Health Services, said more than 150 area students showed up at the agency's clinics in the past week looking for the shot. She said the agency had some challenges keeping pace with ...
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Author of Discredited Vaccine-Autism Report Sues for Libel

by Sara Reardon on 5 January 2012, 4:01 PM | 0 Comments Gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield has been defeated at nearly every round in a legal battle over his claims about autism, but he's coming back for another. An article Wakefield published in 1998 ...
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It really is bizarro day: Andrew Wakefield sues Brian Deer, BMJ

By Seth Mnookin That's not a joke (and, as Amy Wallace can tell you, no matter how ridiculous a lawsuit might seem, it can still be incredibly painful and time consuming to deal with). The PDF of Wakefield's complaint is online; this section actually ...
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Legal thuggery, antivaccine edition: Andrew Wakefield sues Brian Deer, the BMJ ...

Apparently not satisfied with having taken a run at Brian Deer and lost, even in the libel-friendly venue of the UK, disgraced anti-vaccine "brave maverick doctor" Andrew Wakefield has apparently filed a libel suit against Brian Deer on January 3. ...
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Doctor who did autism research in Austin sues medical journal, writers

Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Andrew Wakefield wrote a paper in 1998 suggesting a link between an autism-bowel disease and the MMR vaccine. As part of a technology change, commenting will not be available on some articles for a number of months. ...
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Austin American-Statesman

Childhood vaccines credited with drops in state disease cases

Cases of chicken pox, mumps and pertussis, also known as whooping cough, declined last year, based on totals included in the final weekly disease report of the year from a statewide surveillance system. The numbers reflect only reported cases and are ...
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It's been a tough season for coughs in Erie region

The Erie County Department of Health issued a pertussis alert Dec. 22 after seven cases of the disease, commonly known as whooping cough, were reported in Erie County. Add all the coughs, colds and stomach viruses normally seen this time of year, ...
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Evangelicals turning from Perry to Paul

But he described Perry's problem with evangelicals. "I always assumed he was a solid conservative," Browder said. "But then I looked at his Gardasil mandate" -- the short-lived 2007 Texas order requiring girls to be vaccinated against HPV -- "and he's ...
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Deaf in BC outraged over end to video-phone trial

“It feels like they're taking away our accessibility just like it would be taking away somebody's wheelchair,” said Julie Lampitt of Surrey, 53, who lost her hearing at birth due to a case of German measles. “Taking this service away does not leave me ...
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Polio update: Two more cases surface in KP, FATA

By Mahwish Qayyum Two more polio cases have been reported in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), pushing the toll in Pakistan to 191 cases as of January 5. According to a Polio Monitoring and Coordination Cell report ...
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The Express Tribune

The Autism Vaccine Controversy and the Need for Responsible ...

... The Panic Virus, my book on the controversy over vaccines and autism, ... was a major promoter of the mercury/autism concept) as well as welcoming input ...

Health Officials: Not Too Late To Get Flu Shot

Most places have it, plenty of vaccine, and so they need to call their doctor, or call public health and get in to one our clinics," said Cheryl Robinson, of Public Health Madison & Dane County. To find out more on this, visit Channel 3000's Search ...
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Health officials stress value of getting flu shots

PARKERSBURG - With flu season just around the corner, officials from the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department are reminding residents to get their seasonal flu shot. "Flu season peaked in late January and early February last year, so now is an ideal time ...
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Campaign against cervical cancer aimed at education

That vaccine is the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine and, combined with regular screenings (Pap tests) and appropriate follow-up care for abnormal results, it can virtually wipe out cervical cancer. The Centers for Disease Control recommends the ...
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Meningitis vaccine shortage in Texas

GRAYSON COUNTY, TX-Now that the state of Texas requires meningitis vaccinations for new college students, young people across the state are rushing to get the shot. But, some local health departments have already run out. Victoria Maranan tells us what ...
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Teenage girls falsely assume HPV vaccine protects them against other STD's

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - The study examined 339 girls between the ages of 13 to 21, with close to 60 percent being sexually active who had recently received their first of three HPV shots. Most girls were reportedly aware that the vaccine ...
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Headway claimed in Bara anti-polio campaign

LANDI KOTAL, Jan 6: The three-day campaign against polio was successfully completed in Akakhel area of Bara tehsil after an interval of two and a half years, health officials in Khyber Agency claim. They said that about 17000 Akakhel children under ...
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Ulema help sought to make polio drive more effective

Islamabad—Ministry of Religious Affairs on Friday sought support of Ulema and religious scholars in removing misconceptions regarding negative impacts of polio vaccine on human health and making the drive more effective. Minister for Religious Affairs ...
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Health Dept. Hosts Flu Clinic

Flu season is here and the Giles County Health Department is working to protect the entire community by providing free flu vaccinations to adult residents. A mass flu vaccine clinic will be held at the Giles County Health Department in Pulaski on ...
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New law increases meningitis vaccine requirements for college students

Lone Star College has partnered with the Central Care Community Health Center to provide low-cost bacterial meningitis vaccinations for students. Vaccines are $10 each. • 9 am to 1 pm Jan. 14, LSC-CyFair, CASA building, multi-purpose room • For more ...
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BMJ instructs lawyers to “defend the claim vigorously” against Andrew ...

The British Medical Journal (BMJ) has issued a press release (below) about the lawsuit initiated by Andrew Wakefield claiming defamation arising from a series of articles published last year. The BMJ and Mr. Deer stand by their articles and statements ...
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MD Who Tied Vaccine to Autism Sues Journal for Defamation

Andrew Wakefield, the doctor who first proposed a link between autism and the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, is suing theBritish Medical Journal over a series of articles the journal published last year that accused Wakefield of fraud, ...
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MyHealthNewsDaily

Debate Persists Over Publishing Bird Flu Studies

He led the successful worldwide effort to eradicate smallpox in the '70s and directed the US Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness after the deadly anthrax letter attacks. He joins us from WYPR in Baltimore. Welcome to SCIENCE FRIDAY, ...
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Study shows girls believe HPV vaccine protects from other STDs

(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine shows that almost a quarter of girls surveyed believe that the HPV vaccine will also help prevent other STDs. This new information is sparking a demand for ...
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Chimp Viruses Could Aid Vaccine Development for Hepatitis C

In a separate phase 1 clinical trial, Eleanor Barnes at Oxford University and colleagues used one of the chimp vectors from the Colloca study to deliver a potential hepatitis C vaccine to small groups of healthy human volunteers. ...
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Schoolgirl vaccine uptake of 82% beats target figures

Of those who received the first dose of the vaccine, some 97 per cent went on to to complete the three-dose schedule. Separate figures show that there have been just under 500 adverse reactions associated with use of the vaccine up to the end of ...
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No need to panic about meningitis: Al-Shimali

KUWAIT: Minister of Health and Minister of Finance Mustafa Al-Shimali reassured citizens and expatriates about the health situation in the country after detecting meningitis cases recently. “Only six infection cases have been registered so far, ...
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Kuwait Times

Dallas County meningitis vaccine shortage impacting college enrollment

by BRETT SHIPP DALLAS -- State lawmakers this past year had good intentions when they mandated new college students to be vaccinated for Bacterial meningitis. But some say lawmakers created big problems for students by not supplying enough of the ...
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Your Questions About Gardasil Risks | Digital Crossroads News

Mark asks…Gardasil... is it worth the risk?I've read a lot of positive things on Gardasil, but I've also read a lot of possible dangers. Should I get it? The main ...
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Gardasil or Gardahell? You tell me! - YouTube

The HPV vaccine that was supposed to be the best thing on the market, is not what you think it is ...
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Mike Adams on Gardasil-HPV Vaccines - Politicol News

The Gardasil FDA Hoax and Obama The truth is that the FDA panel that approves these vaccines are former or current employees of pharmaceuctical ...
www.politicolnews.com/.../mike-adams-on-gardasil-hpv-vacci...

Legal thuggery, antivaccine edition: Andrew Wakefield sues Brian ...

Legal thuggery, antivaccine edition: Andrew Wakefield sues Brian Deer, the BMJ, and Fiona Godlee. If there's one thing that a crank, quack, pseudoscientist, ...
healthcareroundup.com/.../legal-thuggery-antivaccine-edition-...

One in four teenage girls thinks HPV vaccine cuts risk of ...

The American Academy of Pediatrics blasted the claims, saying: 'Since the vaccine has been introduced, more than 35 million doses have been administered, ...

Daily Mail

Lab Notes: Block That Pox!

By MedPage Today Staff Researchers from Boston University have identified a novel compound that may prove effective against a group of viruses that includes smallpox and the emerging pathogen monkeypox. Currently there are no approved drugs active ...
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Seasonal flu vaccine

The Allergy/Immunology Clinic will also provide flu shots to any eligible beneficiary whose primary care manager (PCM) is not located here at DDEAMC. Beneficiaries who would like to receive their flu vaccine in the Immunology Clinic will need a written ...
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Viral Meningitis Diagnosed at Wallip

In its 10 years of operation, this is the first time viral, or aseptic, meningitis was detected at the the southeast Houston school. The disease is caused by the inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, according to ...
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MyFox Houston

Girl diagnosed with viral meningitis

We determined it was viral meningitis, which is non-significant. Significant for that child, but not nearly as contagious or create as great a concern." According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, viral meningitis is serious but rarely ...
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New Texas law creates rush for meningitis vaccine

By Diane Smith ARLINGTON -- A new Texas law that requires private and public college students under the age of 30 to be vaccinated against bacterial meningitis has prompted a surge in the demand of the low-cost vaccine, according to area public health ...
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Adult diabetics need hepatitis vaccination

The new advisory comes from the advisory committee for immunization practices of the Centers for Disease Control, which reports that in the past 15 years there have been 29 outbreaks of hepatitis B virus in long-term care facilities around the nation. ...
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Get immunization records in order

The T-dap vaccine, which covers tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, or whooping cough, is required in seventh through 10th graders. The Hepatitis A vaccine is a required two-dose series required for children 18 months through the third grade. ...
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Michigan report shows decline in chickenpox, mumps

The counts are preliminary and subject to change after cases are reviewed. Reported chickenpox cases have fallen sharply during the past five years. Reported mumps cases declined by half in 2011. Three measles cases and two rubella cases were reported. ...
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JEWEL-OSCO Pharmacies Offer Whooping Cough Vaccine

By Michael Pirages Community Member Today at 11:36 am With the surprising increase in whooping cough (pertussis) cases, JEWEL-OSCO is reminding consumers of the vaccine's availability at its local pharmacies. JEWEL-OSCO, a leading Midwest food and drug ...
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Get immunization records in order

The T-dap vaccine, which covers tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, or whooping cough, is required in seventh through 10th graders. The Hepatitis A vaccine is a required two-dose series required for children 18 months through the third grade.
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GCC vows unified action to deal with noncommunicable diseases

The recommendations included a comprehensive program to fight against noncommunicable diseases, improved health care, patient safety, psychiatric health, eradication of measles and German measles, health leadership promotion in GCC countries, ...
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