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Daily News 2011-10-11


10-11-2011_for_tuesday Flu Shots Have More Than 250x EPA Mercury Safety Limit

The Wakefield Rehabilitation? by Kent Heckenlively, Esq. - Age of Autism

National Vaccine Information Center Calls New CA Vaccine Law A “Violation of Parental Informed Consent Rights and Federal Law” - Age of Autism

CDC executive arrested for child molestation, bestiality – Atlanta Journal-Constitution - The Refusers

2011 Vaccine Exemptions Double '03 's

Anti-Vaccine Charities – Is there any Quality control on Charities?

Comment:  Interesting how Darcy's definition of "education" is apparently restricted to include only whatever she believes is true.

UC-Berkeley Mumps Patients Received Two Vaccinations

Fall 2011 Conference Level 1 & 2 Practitioner Seminars, Nutrition, General & Science Sessions - ARI

FDA Rejects Merck’s Attempt to Expand Deadly Gardasil to Older Women

Anita Perry On Husband Rick Perry's HPV Decision: 'I Wish He'd Talked To Me First' - Huffington Post

Woman Warns Of Vaccine Danger  - Woman Diagnosed With Cellulitis After Getting Shots

Research and Markets: Vaccines in Clinical Trials: Infectious Diseases

Need to approve your kid's flu vaccine? Sign it electronically

Alternatives to vaccinations

Mums-to-be urged to have flu jab this winter

Swine flu: Eight myths that could endanger your life

New meningitis vaccine could be approved by spring: Doctor

Children Can Get HPV Vaccine Without Consent

Experimental DNA vaccine gives full protection against herpes

Why We Fear the Addiction Vaccine
- Scientists and sobriety veterans alike seem to agree that the addiction vaccine is an unachievable goal, but they also seem to disapprove of the dream itself.

A&M may be on its way to being a vaccine powerhouse

Inovio, VGX to develop vaccines for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

California 12 year olds to be vaccinated with out parents knowing - Ginger Taylor, The Canary Party via Project Avalon Forum

Racial disparity exists in nursing home flu vaccination

Brown Signs California Bill Letting 12-Year-Olds Get HPV Vaccine Without Parents' Consent

MY VIEW: Get your facts straight about vaccines

Whooping cough strikes San Juan; nine cases documented

Measles update: primary health care

Mumps outbreak at UC Berkeley grows to over suspected and confirmed 40 cases

California plan to allow minors to receive HPV vaccine without parental consent, draws ire in Texas - "Anytime the government wants to be a substitute for parents, then we have a problem."

Jerry Brown Legalizes 12-year-old Children Giving 'Consent' to Gardasil Vaccine Injections, but Bans Tanning Beds Under 18

At risk groups urged to get jab

The Robert Scott Bell Show a Shocking Fire Sale of California Children to Merck, April Boden Speak

Calif. 12-Year-Olds Can Get HPV Vaccine Without Parental OK

The new law extends that right to the use of preventive measures, including hepatitis B vaccines, human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, and HIV post-exposure medications. "It doesn't make sense to leave out medical care to prevent STDs while allowing ...
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Transgene Says 3 Patients in Hepatitis Trial Had Blood Disorders

By Andrea Gerlin Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Transgene SA said three patients in a mid-stage trial for its TG4040 vaccine to treat chronic hepatitis C developed blood disorders, prompting the biotechnology company to propose changing the study's design. ...
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Am I at risk for Hepatitis?

There are no vaccines Hepatitis C or D and no FDA approved vaccine for Hepatitis E. If you would like to schedule a Hepatitis vaccination, receive treatment or get more information from an East Jefferson General Hospital physician, contact HealthFinder ...
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Mumps Outbreak at UC Berkeley Growing

By Vincent Iannelli, MD, About.com Guide October 11, 2011 Not unexpectedly, the number of mumps cases at UC Berkeley has grown in the past week. Since the first cases were reported on October 1, the cases have steadily increased. ...
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IAS Complaint Part 1: Thimerosal in Your Vaccine? No. « Scepticon

The first thing to note is that the Thimerosal post is irrelevant to New Zealand populations as Thimerosal is not present in any of the vaccines used in New Zealand2. Bringing up this issue in the context of New Zealand vaccines (implied as this ...
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Dear John Andrew Wakefield

Andrew is in the Army and has been caught multiple times sending naked pictures of himself to this girl Shea Allen. Andrew is currently in a relationship ...
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Possible meningitis case at Dickinson ISD

By HARVEY RICE, HOUSTON CHRONICLE GALVESTON – The Dickinson school district is sending a letter to parents of all its 9000 students Tuesday warning that a school employee is suspected of contracting meningococcal meningitis, a sometimes fatal disease. ...
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Giving teens a shot at being healthy

Number of children 11-12 who had one dose of the meningococcal vaccine. ... The potency of some vaccinations, including those for tetanus, meningitis and ...

Free flu vaccinations in Florin, North Highlands

Injectable and intranasal flu vaccines will be available to anyone 6 months old or older. The vaccine will be available from 10 am to 4 pm today at the Florin Sheriff's Station Voter Registration Department, 7000 65th St. in Sacramento, and from 10 am ...
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Health department urges flu vaccination

By Staff reports The Ottawa County Health Department reminds residents that now is the time to seek an annual flu vaccine. Symptoms of flu include fever, headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose and muscle aches. ...
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Test results suggest Gardasil doses contaminated

Just days after InvestigateHers magazine, a New Zealand publication, which cited the work of a number of analysts and doctors on the topic of the Merck ...
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Transgene Says 3 Patients in Hepatitis Trial Had Blood Disorders

Hepatitis C is caused by a virus that leads to chronic disease in 75 percent to 85 percent of those infected, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. About 170 million people carry the virus worldwide, the CDC said on ...
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TRANSGENE : Announces Important Update on its HCVac Study with its Therapeutic ...

Transgene SA (Euronext Paris: FR0005175080) (Paris:TNG) reports today about the Phase II study HCVac testing the therapeutic vaccine TG4040 in chronic viral hepatitis C in combination with standard of care ("SOC"). The HCVac study has enrolled 154 ...
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Rick Perry's Wife: Campaign's 'Already Ugly'

Anita Thigpen Perry, the former nurse turned wife of the Texas governor, revealed her support of the controversial HPV vaccine mandate issued by Rick Perry in 2007, but voiced frustration with how he arrived at the decision, saying, “I wish he had ...
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'At risk' groups urged to have flu vaccine

PEOPLE who are at risk of developing complications of flu are being urged to get vaccinated. The flu vaccine offers protection against three of the most common viruses responsible for flu. Since the flu virus changes every year a new vaccine is ...
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isleofman.com

California Governor Undermines Parental Rights

Merck makes Gardasil, the major drug that will be injected into the innocent young girls' bodies. Gardasil is supposed to prevent them from getting human papilloma virus, which can cause cervical cancer. But it is a dangerous drug, as I detailed in my ...
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Man dared to eat slugs gets rat lungworm parasite

The parasites, found in uncooked snails and contaminated water and even vegetables, invade the central nervous system and cause a form of meningitis, a serious condition that can lead to death or permanent brain damage. Hawaii had a spate of infections ...
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Rick Perry's greatest Republican debate misses

Perry sounded clever when he said at the CNN debate that the $5000 donation he got from Merck was not enough to buy his support for the HPV vaccine Gardasil — except he actually got nearly $30000 for his gubernatorial campaigns from the drugmaker ...
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Jerry Brown Legalizes 12-year-old Children Giving 'Consent' to Gardasil ...

This is a reflection of the scam that Texas Governor Rick Perry tried to pull off with his ill-fated mandate of the Gardasil vaccine in Texas. That was eventually exposed as a total insider job with a key Rick Perry staffer being on the Merck payroll, ...
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Minors able to get HPV vaccine w/out consent

That includes the HPV vaccines Gardasil and Ceravix, which help prevent many strains of cervical cancer. Gov. Jerry Brown announced on Sunday that he had signed AB499 into law. "It's always a close question as to what we might allow. ...
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abc7.com

Deadly Choices: How the anti-vaccine movement threatens us all ...

... pediatric infectious disease specialist and developer of the rotovirus vaccine, Paul Offit, investigates the history of the "antivax" movement in the ...

WL flu clinics starting Nov. 1

The flu strain offered this year is the same as the one that was offered in 2010. It includes an H1N1 strain that was used to vaccinated the global population during the 2009 swine flu pandemic. “They decided to create the flu vaccine for the next year ...
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Petal power in the fight against polio

Purple crocuses were chosen because as each child is immunised against polio, their finger is dipped in a purple dye. Rotarians also planted purple crocuses at 10 primary schools in the borough to support the campaign. About 1000 bulbs were planted at ...
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Melton Today

Mother criticises HSE information service around cervical-cancer vaccine

A Kildare mother has criticised the HSE after her daughter experienced side effects following injection with the HPV vaccine. The 13-year-old from Kilcullen was given the injection last month to protect against some forms of cervical cancer. ...
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Children Can Get HPV Vaccine Without Consent | NBC Bay Area

Come January 1 a 12-year-old girl can ask a doctor for the HPV vaccine on her own.
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Shopkeeper bitten in attack

A SHOPKEEPER has told how he was given an emergency hepatitis vaccine after being bitten on the arm by a crazed customer. Mohammed Naeem was rushed to hospital after being attacked by student Christine McKay - who also smashed him on the head with ...
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Newsvine - FDA Rejects Merck's Attempt to Expand Deadly Gardasil ...

FDA Rejects Merck's Attempt to Expand Deadly Gardasil to Older Women. Seeded on Fri Oct 7, 2011 4:54 PM EDT. Read Article Article Source: Activist Post ...
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They are really pushing the Gardasil Vaccine

Merck's slogan for Gardasil "One less." Yes, one less child, one less daughter. The Gardasil vaccine for HPV, not only DOES NOT prevent cancer, it causes ...
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Canadian Mum Writes Letter of Concern about Gardasil to Prime ...

My name is Heather Martin and I am writing to ask you questions regarding information I received that the vaccine Gardasil (HPV – Human Papilloma Virus) has ...
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Soligenix Announces Formation of Pediatric Crohn's Disease Medical Advisory Board

Soligenix's lead biodefense product in development is a recombinant subunit vaccine called RiVax(TM), which is designed to protect against the lethal effects of exposure to ricin toxin. RiVax(TM) has been shown to be well tolerated and immunogenic in a ...
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Health warning as mumps cases rise in Cumbria

Young adults are being reminded to check they have received both doses of vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella. So far this year, 14 cases of mumps have been confirmed across Cumbria, already an increase on the 10 recorded for the whole of last ...
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Mumps cases on the rise

Young adults are being reminded to check they have received both doses of vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella. So far this year, 14 cases of mumps have been confirmed across Cumbria, already an increase on the 10 recorded for the whole of last ...
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Get Vaccinated Now to Beat the Flu

Flu season may be right around the corner, but the flu vaccine is widely available. By Anna M. Schier Many local retail pharmacies offer the flu vaccine for a relatively low price. Autumn is synonymous with many wonderful seasonal changes — the ...
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Should adults, children get flu vaccine? Read one dad's plea

By Sue Thoms | The Grand Rapids Press For every reason you have to avoid getting a flu vaccine — you never get sick, you don't like needles, you're willing to take your chances — Zachary Yaksich has just one response: His daughter Alana. ...
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The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Man fights for life after eating garden slugs

The disease, which is a type of meningitis, can lead to swelling of the brain and spinal cord and has been known to be fatal. The rat lungworm parasite, also known as Angiostrongylus cantonensis, is passed to slugs from rodent droppings. ...
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Tshwane warns of meningitis

Vaksien, medication used to help reduce the risk of been affected by meningitis. File picture A total of 27 cases of meningococcal meningitis have been reported in Tshwane since May, the city said on Tuesday. "Last year, 28 cases of meningococcal ...
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Biotron shares leap 29% on hepatitis C Ph IIa positive results; Inovio ...

The first product to enter clinical testing will be a synthetic multi-antigen hepatitis C virus (HCV) vaccine covering genotypes 1a and 1b and targeting the antigens NS3/4A, which includes HCV nonstructural proteins 3 (NS3) and 4A (NS4A), ...
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Who Needs a Flu Shot? You Do, and so Does Your Family

By Shasta County Public Health October 11, 2011 No Comments Printer-Friendly It's flu season, and flu vaccine is recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older. Visit your health care provider or one of the many retail locations that offer the ...
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A News Cafe

Need to approve your kid's flu vaccine? Sign it electronically

KCHD Director Martha Buchanan said that over the past six years, more than 47 percent of eligible children received a flu vaccination, but she hopes at least 55 percent of eligible students are vaccinated this year. All children from age 6 months to 19 ...
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Cali Teens Can Get HPV Vaccine Without Permission | The Hairpin

More proof that the west coast is just helluv chill, dude.
The Hairpin

“The Water Cooler”: The HPV vaccine & your pre-teen daughter

The “Water Cooler” is a feature on Claycord.com where we ask you a question or provide a topic, and you talk about it! The “Water Cooler” will be up Monday-Friday at noon! Today's question: As we've been reporting throughout the.
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The Wakefield Rehabilitation AGE OF AUTISM

By Kent Heckenlively, Esq. No responsible historian quotes Unabomber Ted Kaczynski for a proper understanding of the Industrial Revolution and the struggles ...
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Cobourg doctor's lifetime work to fight polio

Submitted photo COBOURG -- For three decades, Dr. Robert Scott has been a Rotarian and advocate for worldwide polio eradication. Born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, Dr. Scott immigrated with his wife, Ann and four children to Cobourg in 1966. ...
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Dad supports walk in daughter's name

THE father of a baby who died from meningitis put on his walking boots to raise money for charity. Grace Phelps was almost a year old when she developed meningococcal septicaemia. BEST FOOT FORWARD: From left, Carl Phelps, of Meir, Steve Shields, ...
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Wichita police, family set up fund for blind officer

BY RON SYLVESTER Shane Little poses with his daughter Victoria, 5, the oldest of his three children, before the Wichita police officer was stricken with bacterial meningitis, which resulted in his loss of sight. Colleagues and family have set up a ...
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Kansas.com

New meningitis vaccine could be approved by spring: Doctor 0

This time, Keaton was admitted and had to be put into a coma to help him recover from meningitis. He was given blood thinners and while it saved his life, both his legs had to be amputated at the knees. "He just had a high fever. ...
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Regionals

"Now is a good time to get the vaccine because it takes two to four weeks to build up immunity," she said in a press release. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone six months of age and older receive the flu vaccine ...
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Widely available vaccine is best way to avoid the flu

But the sooner you get the vaccine, the better. The vaccine is recommended for everyone age 6 months and older, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The exception would be those who have had egg allergies ...
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Plain Dealer

Health officials urge flu vaccinations

“You're going to have flu irrespective of what happened in prior years. The immunity doesn't last from year to year.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older get a yearly flu vaccine — it takes ...
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Inovio, VGX to develop vaccines for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

Inovio Pharmaceuticals has partnered with VGX International to co-develop Inovio's SynCon therapeutic vaccines for hepatitis B and C infections. As per the deal, VGX International will receive marketing rights for the vaccines in Asia, except Japan, ...
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'We can consign deafness to history': Businesswoman of the Year

Deafness is a scourge that can be eradicated and consigned to history, just like polio, according to Queensland's newly crowned Business Woman of the Year. Dimity Dornan was awarded the title in a gala luncheon this afternoon at the Sofitel in Brisbane ...
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The "toxin gambit" on steroids

It probably depends upon what the not-so-merry band of anti-vaccine propagandists over at Age of Autism write over the next couple of days. ...

Planning ahead can lead to a healthier pregnancy

Vaccinations: Chickenpox and rubella (German measles) can increase risks for both mother and baby. In the fetus, chickenpox can cause undeveloped limbs. Rubella can cause blindness and deafness. If you already had these diseases, you may be immune, ...
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No cases of cantaloupe-borne illness reported in Las Animas County

In older adults and those with immunocompromising conditions, septicemia and meningitis are the most common clinical presentations. Pregnant women may experience a mild, flu-like illness followed by fetal loss or bacteremia and meningitis in their ...
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Whooping cough strikes San Juan; nine cases documented

The San Juan County Health Department recently reported an outbreak of nine cases of pertussis, also known as “whooping cough” on San Juan Island. “It's hard to know yet if it will be a big or a small outbreak,” said county Health Officer Dr. Frank ...
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271 turn out for hepatitis A vaccines

If you've already had a Hepatitis A vaccine, you might not need another one. If not, get the vaccine if you're younger than 40. Anyone older than that should get an immune globulin, which the health bureau is also giving out. "It's important that you ...
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Mumps outbreak at UC Berkeley grows to over 40 cases

By Jamie Applegate | Staff The California Department of Public Health confirmed Monday that the mumps outbreak at UC Berkeley — which has grown to 44 suspected and confirmed cases — began when a UC Berkeley student contracted the virus in Great ...
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National roll out of child pneumococcal vaccine begins

A national vaccination program to protect children from the potentially fatal pneumococcal disease is to be rolled out from this month. Pneumococcal disease remains the most common vaccine-preventable cause of death in children under five years of age ...
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I use to get flu shots without ever questioning doctor's advice

Please check out the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) and get armed with the ... sodium deoxycholate, mercury (thimerosal), formaldehyde, ...

Measles update: primary health care

The Auckland region has been experiencing a sustained measles outbreak since 30 May, 2011. This is now the largest outbreak since 1997. The Auckland regional DHBs appreciate that increased immunisation is now the best way to protect the community from ...
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Isle natives key to AIDSaEUR^vaccine effort

"This gives us a clue as to how to improve a vaccine to make it better." The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more than a million people are living with HIV in the United States. Globally, more than 34 million people were living ...
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The Flu Shot of the Future

A new blood test developed at Emory Vaccine Center measures changes in blood cells in the first days after a flu shot and can predict whether the vaccination will actually work. "Essentially, we would know, within say a week, whether this person will ...
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ABC30.com

A shot in the arm, literally, for students

To help reduce the spread of pertussis (whooping cough), the state required that all students entering seventh through 12th grades have a tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis booster shot before classes started this fall. The compliance rate among public ...
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Daily News 2011-10-10 | Vaccination News

The Canary Party: California 12 Year Olds to be Vaccinated with out Parental Knowledge - Age of Autism AB499 Passes in CA Removes Parental Consent from ...
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Bill lets minors get HPV vaccine without parents' OK

That includes the HPV vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix, which help prevent many strains of cervical cancer. The human papillomavirus is the world's second -leading cause of cancer deaths among women. "It's always a close question as to what we might ...
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California plan to allow minors to receive HPV vaccine without parental ...

Parents are already feeling apprehensive about the Gardasil vaccine, after Governor Rick Perry called for a mandate to vaccinate all 11-year old girls in Texas. The plan was defeated, but still dogs Perry on the presidential trail. ...
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State: Cal student picked up mumps overseas

By Matt Krupnick BERKELEY -- A UC Berkeley student contracted mumps on a trip to Europe and infected others upon returning to campus, where up to 44 people have been now been diagnosed with the disease, state public-health officials said Monday. ...
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MY VIEW: Get your facts straight about vaccines

Perry's motivations for the order and his connection to Merck, the maker of the vaccine Gardisil, are fair topics for discussion. ...

In Iowa, Religious Right Is Now a Force Divided

Mr. Perry, whose popularity surged after he entered the race in August, has lost luster with conservatives because of actions he took as governor, primarily his promotion of a vaccine for Texas schoolgirls, Gardasil, and his support of in-state college ...
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California Gov. Jerry Brown OKs Bill Allowing Minors to Seek STI Prevention

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a statement opposing her claims, saying "there is absolutely no scientific validity to [the statements that the vaccine causes mental disability]." The vaccine, the statement went on, has "an excellent ...
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BlogHer (blog)

'Looks' of sperm matter in fertility

Q. I saw an article that said the Gardasil vaccine is contaminated and causing “devastating” side effects in adolescent girls who get the shots. Is this true ? A. Gardasil protects against human papilloma virus, the cause of most cervical cancer. ...
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Flu Shots at Cary EMS

The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses. The 2011-2012 vaccine will protect against an influenza A H3N2 virus, an influenza B virus and the H1N1 virus that emerged in 2009 to cause ...
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CaryCitizen

Gates urges governors to support campaign against polio

By Oyeyemi Gbenga-Mustapha 14 minutes ago After reducing polio cases by 95 per cent in 2010, polio is re-emerging in Nigeria with 32 cases reported across six northern states since the beginning of the year. During his visit, Microsoft fonder, ...
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Thimerosal in mascara Yahoo Answers

How does thimerosal work as a preservative? are th…
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Effectiveness of Pandemic H1N1 Vaccine Against Influenza-Related ...

Effectiveness of Pandemic H1N1 Vaccine Against Influenza-Related .... American Academy of Pediatrics, 141 Northwest Point Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL, ...
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Silver Spring biotech snares up to $45M for dengue, flu drugs

As many as 100 million people are infected annually worldwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dengue rarely occurs in most of the US, but is “endemic” in Puerto Rico, according to the CDC. Recent reports pointed to some ...
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Doctors emphasize science as politics impedes HPV vaccine use

Officials in Plainfield-based Troy Community Consolidated School District 30-C were uneasy about advising students to get the vaccine, even though the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention makes the same recommendation as a way to prevent ...
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Brown Signs California Bill Letting 12-Year-Olds Get HPV Vaccine Without ...

Jerry Brown entered the national debate over child vaccinations for sexually transmitted diseases, signing a bill that would allow girls as young as 12 to receive the so-called HPV vaccine without parents' consent. The bill was signed Sunday. ...
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International Measles Outbreaks

By Vincent Iannelli, MD, About.com Guide October 10, 2011 While news of measles outbreaks seems to be slowing down in the United States, reports continue of increased cases in other parts of the world. The interesting thing about the cases in New ...
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Measles catch-up campaign flagged off in the state

Measles 2nd catch-up campaign was launched in different parts of the state on Monday. Aimed to cover 100% of all children aged 9 months to 10 years irrespective of previous vaccination, the campaign would be conducted till October 31. ...
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Flu vaccine finder

That explains why the federal government is encouraging people to get a flu vaccine. This year's vaccines were approved this past summer and include a variant similar to the H1N1 flu that caused a global pandemic two years ago. ...
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The HPV Vaccine - Yes, you SHOULD get it!

Here is a vaccine that protects against the human papillomavirus virus, or HPV, a sexually transmitted infection that can cause cancer. This is a vaccine that can prevent a cancer causing infection. The American Academy of Pediatrics, The FDA, ...
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Life360 Now (blog)

FIGHT THE FLU! TAKING OUT THIMEROSAL

You've probably seen “thimerosal- free” flu shots in the past few ... no thimerosal is needed. The individual ... they use is without thimerosal— the cost should be ...
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'Get Vaccinated,' Says HPV Expert at UB Medical School

BUFFALO, NY -- A University at Buffalo microbiologist whose lab has been studying the human papilloma virus for years, says that parents should have their children vaccinated with Gardasil, the HPV vaccine. At the same time, he says the vaccine is not ...
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California Catholic Conference Statement on Gov. Brown's Signature of AB 499

We are also concerned because in these fiscally troubled times, the State of California--not parents and families--will become fiscally liable for the cost of expensive treatments such as Gardasil, as well as any costs associated with reactions and ...
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People react to bad information on vaccines, Bachmann

By Erik Wemple Why was it such a big deal when Michele Bachmann went on TV to claim that the HPV vaccine induced mental retardation in a child and that it could have “dangerous consequences”? Because people believe the misinformation that's transmitted ...
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“The Water Cooler”: The HPV vaccine & your pre-teen daughter

One of the laws now makes it legal for girls as young as 12-years-old to be vaccinated against the human papilloma virus (HPV) without their parents' consent. HPV is a sexually transmitted disease, and it's the leading cause of cervical cancer. ...
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10th meningitis case in the North

Dr Clair Mills, Northland DHB medical officer of health says this is the 10th case in Northland since July. "We are waiting to hear from the national laboratory whether it is a Group C (as in the majority of cases this year in Northland) or another ...
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Lacks' tale captivates

Finally, it is a compelling story of Rebecca Skloot herself, who, after first learning about Henrietta Lacks and her immortal cells in a biology class at the age of 16, spent a decade researching HeLa cells — vital for developing the polio vaccine, ...
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Pakistan blamed as polio scourge threatens again

Trade, travel and migratory patterns from Pakistan to the mainland may have spread the most dangerous strain of the polio virus in Xinjiang. That's the view of Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, director-general of the World Health Organization. ...
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Hong Kong Standard

Rotarians gearing up for World Polio Day

By Dan Nixon and Arnold Grahl Rotarians are getting ready to spread the word about World Polio Day, 24 October, and the need to finish the job of eradicating the disease. Photo courtesy of Pakistan PolioPlus Committee Rotarians around the globe are ...
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Rotary International

Madison Historical Society Pumpkin Blaze and Ghost Walk!

Unfortunately, in Albany they were exposed to smallpox and by the time they reached the borders of East Guilford, many of the small troop had fallen ill and were forced to be sequestered on a plot of land which had been set aside for those with the ...
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