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10-13-2011_for_thursday IMPORTANT NOTE:  The top links (the ones that are not "automatic" Google alerts) posted on weekdays are being manually posted by me (Sandy Gottstein).  If you appreciate these additional links and the time it takes me to do so, please consider donating to Vaccination News.

Autism, Hospitals and the Belly of the Beast by Teresa Conrick - Age of Autism

 Big Pharma owns physicians and medical school faculty says investigator – Harvard Law School - The Refusers

An Expert Panel And Its Connections To Pharma by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Swine Flu Virus & Swine Flu Vaccine Patented in 2008 BEFORE VIRUS OUTBREAK (video)

Doctor: Injuries could have occurred at birth

Henry Schein Cares Donates Flu Vaccine for Vaccination of Dental Team Members Participating in ADA Annual Session
- Company donates 1,300 doses of flu vaccine to promote the health of dental team members and raise awareness of the importance of protecting health care providers

How Black Death Kept Its Genes but Lost Its Killing Power - The newly sequenced genome of the plague-causing bacterium Yersinia pestis suggests human adaptations are what have kept this disease in check (includes video) - Scientific American

Comment:  I wonder if natural adaptations, as opposed to vaccinations, have kept "vaccine-preventable" diseases in check.

Vaccine against flu plentiful, Public Health offering clinics

Teeny-tiny needles for flu shots

Vanderbilt sticks it to flu shot world record

Dubai Health Authority and GlaxoSmithKline collaborate to provide vaccinations for travellers

New Whooping Cough Cases in Local Schools

Point/Counterpoint: Require health workers to get flu shots?

Skip the shots? - More than one in 10 parents avoid or delay them for kids

"When Will You Pick?"(TM) Campaign Encourages Families to Make Flu Vaccination a Priority This Fall

Viet Nam poised to complete dengue fever vaccine tests

Delray resident honored for role in helping wipe out polio globally

Long-term ill 'need flu jab'

Nanomaterials help in early diagnosis of Meningitis

Vital flu vaccine is a must

IDRI receives grant to develop TB vaccine

Vets criticise badger vaccine project

Nigeria: FG, U.S. Collaborate to Produce HIV Vaccine

MJFF grants AFFiRiS $1.5m to study PD vaccine

California's HPV Vaccine Law Saves Lives (opinion)

Evidence for HPV vaccination questioned

Adjuvant Makes Flu Vaccine More Effective in Kids

Vaccine makes headway against trachoma

New Study: Neurotoxicity of Aluminum in Vaccines

State health official urges public to get flu, Tdap shots

During Flu Season, Immunization Is the Best Defense

Flu shot numbers jump

Oil-in-Water Emulsion Adjuvant with Influenza Vaccine in Young Children - journal article (NEJM)

Jerry Brown Facebook page

California Parents of Teenagers Beware by Randall Neustaedter, OMD

VaccineEthics.org at ASBH Meeting in Minneapolis

Astounding Wakefield Lecture to Association of American Physicians & Surgeons Implicates BMJ Editor in Research Fraud - Child Health Safety

Occupy Wall Street... Occupy Pharma - Vaccine Epidemic

Dr. Andrew Wakefield speaks at the American Assoc. of Physicians and Surgeons - AnneDachel.com

New measures to curb measles

Free measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations are being offered in order to stymie growing measles cases across Auckland. As of Wednesday there have been 228 confirmed and probable cases in the region since May 30, prompting health authorities to ...
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Less than half of US girls get HPV vaccine

"The percentage of girls who receive all three doses of the HPV vaccine is pitiful," said Marshall, who spoke about vaccines today in Erie during the 2011 Professional Immunization Seminar. "It's a tragedy." More than 300 doctors, nurses and other ...
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FORUM: Is 12 Too Young For The HPV Vaccine?

By Irene Neria The HPV vaccine is administered in a three-shot series. Lisa Vasile The other day, my husband called me and told me to go to a place where I would be alone and away from the kids so I could talk freely. This worried me of course, ...
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Get Vaccinated for Flu Season

"The most common adverse reactions with the flu vaccine would be injection site redness or muscle pain, so one of the most important things to do is to keep ...

Tiffani Thiessen tweets dismay over daughter?s bout of chicken pox

By Sophie Eager Oct 13, 2011, 18:58 GMT Former Saved By The Bell star Tiffani Thiessen says it “breaks her heart” to see her toddler daughter suffering from chicken pox. The 37-year-old actress, who has a 16-month-old baby girl, Harper Renn, ...
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Monsters and Critics.com

Schedule For 2011 Flu Vaccine Clinics

The Kern County Public Health Services Department is announcing the schedule for our annual fall flu vaccine clinics. These clinics are available at low cost to the general public and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. “As a new flu season ...
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RI records 5 millionth child vaccination

Fine says the system helps schools, health care providers and families know children are protected from diseases like the measles, tetanus and diphtheria. Rhode Island requires all students entering school to be properly vaccinated. ...
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Pandemic vaccinations showed how HSE treats GPs

I believe the HSE administration wish to fragment the successful national immunisation programe as a prelude to increasing unnecessary administrative burden through corporatising primary care, despite both not being compatible with best international ...
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Irish Medical Times

Best Overall Consumer Print Campaign

Judges agreed that The CementBloc knocked it out of the park with Novartis Vaccines' Fresh Rhymes campaign aimed at motivating parents to have teens vaccinated for meningococcal meningitis. “This campaign is perfect,” said one judge. ...
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Medical Marketing and Media

This flu season Brandi Chastain encourages families: Don't wait to vaccinate

... so we make sure to get our flu vaccine as soon as possible every year," says Chastain. "Make appointments with your doctor to help protect your eligible family members today." The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend all ...
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Top 5 Immunizations for Adults

A Td (tetanus, diphtheria) booster vaccine is recommended for all adults, every 10 years, for life. Since Pertussis has become increasingly common in adults ...

HealthNewsDigest.com

Measles catch–up campaign underway

In this image released to the media, children standing in queue during one of the Measles Catch-up Campaign conducted at Kohima. The School Campaign will continue till October 24 and the fixed day sessions would begin from October 17 to 30. ...
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VNA Encourages the Public to Get the Flu Vaccine

By Jennifer Bernheim The Visiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut (VNA/SCC) supports the CDC's recommendation that everyone six months and older receive a flu vaccine as flu season is quickly approaching. In the United States, ...
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A sound and fury signifying nothing

I wondered why he had decided to discuss Gardasil, the controversial HPV vaccine. I decided there must have been some recent development in the war about whether the government could demand that all adolescents receive the vaccine. ...
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Flu Season Begins. Do you Need the Vaccine?

"If you wait until we're in the middle of a flu peak, once you get the vaccine it still takes a couple weeks to actually become active," says Dr. Takashi Wada, Santa Barbara County Public Health Director. According to the Centers for Disease Control ...
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San Francisco Family Law Firm Heath-Newton Says Childhood Vaccination Debate ...

Bachman argued that the vaccine is not known to be safe, citing an unnamed mother who purportedly told her that the HPV vaccine caused her child's mental retardation. There was an immediate outcry that there is no evidence to show that the HPV vaccine ...
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Paralyzed by polio, Wisconsin man served with distinction in WWII, life

Polio didn't stop Jacob J. Ament Jr. from serving his country during World War II. Polio didn't stop Jacob J. Ament Jr. from serving his country during World War II. A flag will fly in honor of the Wisconsin man's service at 9 am Friday in front of the ...
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Polio in Pakistan

This week brought the 115th confirmed case of polio, a crippling and at times fatal disease passed on virally, mainly through bad hygiene. The tally is well up on last year. In most countries polio is barely a memory. Rich countries had largely ...
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Cook Children's pioneers 2D barcode system for vaccines

Now, in the wake of that new rule, physicians who use athenaClinicals, athenahealth's EHR platform, can simply scan a vaccine's barcode and have a wealth of information automatically incorporated into a patient's EHR. “Cook Children's is pleased to ...
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HPV OUTBREAK

The medical community immediately took issue with Bachmann's comments, and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a statement saying there was absolutely no scientific validity to such a claim. The AAP asserts that since the HPV vaccine ...
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Inconclusive evidence behind HPV vaccination ABC NewsAustralian ...

Vaccine and cancer experts in Australia have defended criticism of the country's HPV vaccination program.
www.abc.net.au/news/2011-10-13/evidence-for.../3570164

State health official urges public to get flu, Tdap shots

A federal advisory panel recommends adults ages 19 to 64 get a single Tdap booster, regardless of when they last received a vaccine for tetanus or ...

Newer flu shots offer same prevention with less pain

For people who want to get a flu shot but hate needles, the Onslow County Health Department has two brand new options. The department is offering two new ways to deliver the flu vaccine: a Fluzone Intradermal, which is 90 percent smaller than regular ...
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Vaccine against flu plentiful, Public Health offering clinics

This year Prowers County Public Health has received funding from a Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) to provide a limited number of vaccinations for Flu, Pneumonia, Hepatitis A& B and Shingles for adults at no charge. Qualifications for a free ...
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HepB vax Heplisav posts positive Ph3 data

Dynavax ($DVAX), which is based in Berkeley, CA, released a new round of Phase III data on its hepatitis B vaccine, Heplisav. The data focused on specific hypo-responsive groups--males, smokers and obese patients--using two doses of Heplisav compared ...
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2-D Barcodes Can Automatically Update EHRs

"Many vaccines today require boosters, and no one remembers that time they received their last vaccine, like a tetanus shot," he said. ...

Sinovac Chosen By Beijing CDC To Supply Influenza Vaccine; Shares Jump

Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (SVA) said it has been selected by the Beijing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the four manufacturers to supply seasonal influenza vaccine to the citizens of Beijing. Shares of the China-based biopharmaceutical ...
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Gambia: CRR TAC Members, Local Authorities Sensitised On Polio 3rd Round Campaign

Janjangbureh — The Central River Region (CRR) Technical Advisory Committee members, local authorities and women groups were Tuesday sensitised on the 3rd round Polio Immunization Campaign, which is slated from the 28th to 31st October, ...
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Pakistan asks religious scholars to fight polio

By Ashfaq Yusufzai Maulana Syed Abdul Nadeem Shah (left) administers a dose of oral polio vaccine to a child at the Wahid Garhi Afghan Refugee Camp,near Khazana in Peshawar, October 7. Wahid Garhi has recorded two of the 12 polio cases in Khyber ...
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Flu Vaccine With Adjuvant MF59 Efficacious in Infants

Administration of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine with the oil-in-water-based adjuvant MF59 is efficacious against confirmed influenza in young children and infants, according to a study published in the Oct. 13 issue of the New England Journal ...
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Health department urging people to get flu vaccine [The Mount Airy News, NC]

"We are in flu season, regardless if it's warm or not," remarked Thomas Williams , media relations and preparedness coordinator. The Surry County Health and Nutrition Center has been administering the flu vaccine since late September. ...
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New-age error on vaccines - the perils of homeopathy

ALMOST one in four Australians think natural homeopathic remedies are an adequate substitute for vaccines, despite 94 per cent of people agreeing conventional immunisation is an effective way of preventing the spread of disease. ...
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Five Things for Thursday, October 13

The Influenza ("flu shot" and nasal spray)/Pneumococcal/Tdap (tetanus, diptheria, pertussis) clinic will be held from 10am to 1pm. If available, bring your immunization record. Medicare participants should bring their Medicare card. ...
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CA law lets tweens make HPV vaccination decisions

Earlier this week Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA) signed a new law that allows kids 12 and older to receive an HPV vaccine without the consent of their parents. The bill also allows minors to receive STD prevention treatments. Not surprisingly, the law ...
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Sinovac Selected by Beijing CDC to Supply Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Anflu(R ...

... announced today that it has been selected by the Beijing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Beijing CDC) as one of the four manufacturers to supply seasonal influenza vaccine to the citizens of Beijing for the fourth time. ...
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Henry Schein Cares Donates Flu Vaccine for Vaccination of Dental Team Members ...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommend that while everyone should get a flu vaccine each flu season, it is especially important that certain people get vaccinated ...
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3 Local Students Diagnosed With Whopping Cough

Three young students from three San Diego schools were recently diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whopping cough, county health officials say. The students range in age from 4 to 7, and one contracted the disease despite being up-to-date with ...
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Dubai Health Authority and GlaxoSmithKline collaborate to provide vaccinations ...

She also advised that men who wish to shave their head after completion of the Hajj pilgrimage should do so from government regulated barbers so as to avoid reuse of razors and the risk of hepatitis B and C. Attar advised getting vaccinated for ...
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Inovio, VGX ink hep B and C vaccine deal

Blue Bell, PA-based Inovio Pharmaceuticals and VGX International will collaborate on the development of Inovio's synthetic vaccines for hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Inovio's SynCon vaccine technology ...
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Case study examines Pampers-UNICEF campaign

... in which a vaccine against Maternal and Newborn Tetanus--a killer in the developing world--was donated for every pack purchased under the “1 pack = 1 ...

Today's Buzz: Should Perry's 16th century gaffe matter?

His chief of staff left the administration and took a job with Merck. A few months later Perry gave an executive order requiring HPV vaccines (by Merck) be ...

Orlando Sentinel

Nanomaterials help in early diagnosis of Meningitis

Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges, the protective membranes covering brain and spinal cord, and may be due to infection by viruses, bacteria, or other microorganisms ("Bacterial meningitis in children"). Bacterial meningitis constitutes a ...
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Nanowerk LLC

Coroner accuses hospital of gross failure over toddler's death

Lucas arrived at hospital with symptoms of meningitis, but after five hours he was sent home despite a soaring temperature. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian A coroner has accused a hospital of "total and complete failure" after a ...
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The Guardian

Flu clinics under way; first flu case confirmed in Arkansas

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone over age 6 months get a flu vaccination. Children 8 and younger who have never received a flu vaccine will need a second dose of flu vaccine for full protection. ...
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'Inconclusive evidence' behind HPV vaccination

"It is really no different to Hepatitis B vaccine in many ways - cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer take a long time to develop, but no-one wanted to wait to establish that Hep B vaccine prevented these key endpoints before commencing vaccination. ...
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Seasonal Flu Vaccine Clinic to be Held Oct. 22

The cost is $25 for the flu vaccine and $70 for the pneumonia vaccine for people of all ages with or without other insurance. By William Mansell A drive-thru flu vaccine clinic will take place at The Tabernacle Church in north Sarasota on Saturday, ...
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Effectiveness Of Pneumococcal Vaccine For Haj Pilgrims Being Studied

MECCA, Oct 13 (Bernama) -- The effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination for haj pilgrims is being studied as lung infections formed the highest number of cases treated by Lembaga Tabung Haji's medical centres and clinics in the Holy Land. ...
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Autism, Hospitals and the Belly of the Beast

I was disappointed that on our discharge summary there was no mention of Meg's history of adverse vaccine reactions, immune abnormalities and infections, ...

Letter: Columbus anything but a person you'd want to celebrate with a holiday

Being enslaved by the Spaniards caused smallpox to be spread. Smallpox killed most of the Taino. Starvation was also a leading factor in the death of the people. When Columbus first sailed to the Bahamas, Queen Isabella offered a yearly allowance of ...
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Meningitis vaccine is a priority - MP

The main content of the letter, for which I am awaiting a reply, is as follows: 'Mr and Mrs Woodhouse have been working with the Meningitis Research Foundation to promote their latest campaign, of which you may well be aware, for swift implementation ...
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Five more polio cases detected in Balochistan

Five more polio cases have been detected in Balochistan and number of polio cases reported in Balochistan in current year has risen to 49. When contacted, Unicef Communication Officer Dr Jawahir Habib told newsmen here on Wednesday that five more cases ...
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Arthur Miller wins £5000 after catching Real Radio Renegade

Arthur's daughter Erin (7), was off school with chicken pox last week, so he took a few days off from his job as a specialist nurse with the NHS to care for her. Knowing Erin's gran needed painting done in the house, Arthur decided to take his daughter ...
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Thousands of Saskatoon residents receive flu vaccine

Over 3-thousand Saskatonians received their free flu vaccination on the first day clinics were open. The Saskatoon Health Region (SHR) says the number of vaccinations increased by 8-hundred people over the first day from last year's clinic at ...
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Vital flu vaccine is a must

Public health director Dr Parameswaran Kishore said: 'Last year many patients left it too late to get vaccinated against flu, resulting in a slight shortage of flu vaccine availability. 'We overcame the shortage by re-distribution. ...
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Isle of Man Today

'Gross failure' over death of boy

Lucas had had been sent to the hospital after his GP noticed a meningitis-type facial rash. But hospital doctors diagnosed a minor viral infection and sent him home. The two-day inquest at Flax Bourton Coroner's Court near Bristol heard that a blood ...
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BBC News

990753 Toddlers to Be Vaccinated Freely

Jakarta Provincial Government continuously conducts the best healthcare service for people by providing free service for polio and measles vaccination for a full month for 990753 toddlers in the city. As planned before, this free service will be ...
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BeritaJakarta.com

Soreness, swelling signifies mumps for a sickly student

28 — were indicative of mumps. “I was really confused at first,” she said. “I just kept Googling each one of my symptoms, but I couldn't find anything.” After five days of suffering from the at times debilitating symptoms, which she alleviated using ...
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Daily Californian

Rotary Club bake sale will raise money to fight polio

Yavapai County Food Bank and Rotary International's $200 million Challenge to End Polio will share the funds raised at the Rotary Club of Prescott's Craft, Bake and Yard Sale. The sale will take place at the Smoki Museum, Puebla building, ...
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Common alternative vaccine schedules mean underimmunization of children

The survey indicates that 28% of parents who currently bring children in on time for immunizations may be “at risk” for adopting an alternative schedule because they believe that delaying vaccine doses is associated with fewer vaccination adverse ...
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Pharmacy Offers Shingles, Flu Vaccine

MAYVILLE - Johnson's Village Pharmacy, 99 E. Chautauqua St., Mayville, is sponsoring a Zostavax (shingles) vaccine clinic from 9 am to 4 pm Tuesday, Oct. 25. The vaccine is in short supply from the manufacturer, Merck Vaccines. ...
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Meningitis cases in Northland continue to climb

The tally of meningitis cases in the north of New Zealand is on the rise again. Northland Health says a 16-month-old Whangarei baby was admitted to hospital on Wednesday night with suspected meningococcal disease. A two-year-old from Kaipara admitted ...
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Crawfordsville doubles team prepares for regional

Should they win, they would advance to the regional final against Andrew Wakefield and Nick Hobar of Westfield at 2 pm.

HP, GE Among Companies That Got Texas Grants, Gave Perry Money

Perry ordered preteen girls to be vaccinated against a virus that causes cervical cancer; the vaccine maker, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey-based Merck ...

Measles spread, concern heightens

He says people born before 1969 are likely to be immune because measles used to be quite common, but those born from 1969 onwards, who are unsure of their immunity, should check with their doctor. Measles usually begins with a runny nose, ...
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Opinion: Vulnerable suffer when fluoride taken from water

My father had polio, and that is another disease that was just terrible, and was virtually wiped out by the Salk and Sabin vaccines. Most new cases of polio in the world are CAUSED by the vaccine. Good hygeine and diet changes in the '50s resulted in ...
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Decision looms on free vaccinations

HEALTH: A plan to scrap Salisbury Council's free immunisation programs will go back to the council next week. THE future of Salisbury Council's free immunisation programs are expected to be decided next week. Councillors are due to vote on whether or ...
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Messenger News

Child in hospital with suspected meningococcal

A one-off Meningococcal C Immunisation Programme is currently running through to December 16 this year. Northland children and youth aged between 12months and 20 years can access FREE Vaccination, providing protection against Meningococcal C disease. ...
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Special Formulation of Flu Vaccine Found Effective in Children

The novel vaccine showed 86% efficacy against all circulating viral strains of influenza during the 2 years of the trial, and 89% efficacy against vaccine-matched strains. In contrast, efficacy rates for the standard trivalent inactivated flu vaccine, ...
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Perry Pins Presidential Race Comeback Hopes on His Texas Tenure

Perry had trouble answering Bachmann's accusation that he mandated HPV shots for girls in Texas after taking campaign contributions from Merck, ...

Evidence for HPV vaccination questioned

Cancer vaccine Vaccine and cancer experts in Australia have defended criticism of the Australia's HPV vaccination program. The criticisms have been raised by Judy Wilyman, who is completing a PhD on the Australian government's vaccination policy at the ...
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ABC Online

Purple pinkie campaign aims to eradicate polio

The initiative is being held to assist in the eradication of polio, a viral disease that spreads from person to person. Polio has the potential to affect nerves and could lead to partial or full paralysis. The disease is still endemic in certain ...
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California's HPV Vaccine Law Saves Lives

Factor in the approval of the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and there's not much reason to stand in the way. California's recent bill helps to prevent just that. Beyond the blatant denial of a medical ...
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Neon Tommy

Calling the (Unconstitutional) Shots in California

Brown thinks that a sixth grader can understand the risks and benefits of receiving vaccines such as Gardasil, Cervarix, and Hepatitis B. In grave irony, Sunday he also signed into law a ban on teens using tanning booths. Apparently Brown thinks a ...
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Technorati

World Travel Health Alerts – October 12, 2011

We also advise travellers check their immunisation status for childhood diseases such as whooping cough, diphtheria, mumps, and polio, as part of their pre-travel preparations. USA (California): Mumps 'imported' from the UK continues to spread repidly ...
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UC Berkeley Mumps Outbreak Prompts USC Warning

By Christina Hong USC issued an e-mail to all students Wednesday morning, following a mumps outbreak at the University of California at Berkeley. There have not been any reported cases at USC, but the warning was issued ahead of Thursday night's ...
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Flu, pneumonia vaccines important

That is the major reason Medicare Part B pays for influenza and pneumococcal shots. Some adults believe that vaccines they received as children offer protection for their whole lives. Most of the time this is true, but there are exceptions. ...
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Medical News Calif 12YearOlds Can Get HPV Vaccine Without Parental ...

Minors as young as 12 can consent to preventive measures against sexually transmitted diseases, including vaccination, according to a new California law ...
www.medpagetoday.com/Pediatrics/Vaccines/28987

Meningitis victim in Wheel Blacks

Losing his legs to meningitis when he was just four months old hasn't stopped Barney Koneferenisi playing the sport he loves. If anything it's steeled his resolve and now the Papatoetoe teenager is being likened to wheelchair rugby's version of Jonah ...
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Auckland stuff.co.nz

MPs express concern over polio outbreak

Members of the National Assembly hailing from Balochistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) have expressed serious concern over the spread of polio in their areas and have called upon the authorities to do whatever is needed to stem the ...
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Minors Can Now Consent to HPV Vaccine Based on California Law

The new law means that minors can consent to the human papillomavirus vaccines (HPV) and other preventive measures including hepatitis B vaccines and HIV post exposure medications. California Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill that was sponsored by ...
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EmpowHer blogs the autism vaccine story…and fails

It was dubbed the “rain mouse” study at the time and was touted as an demonstration that thimerosal might cause autism. A few years later, researchers at ...

Will California's HPV vaccine law encourage kids to have sex?

Conservative groups charge that giving teens the vaccine without telling their parents is irresponsible. Public health advocates insist it saves lives The controversial Gardasil HPV vaccine: A new law in California allows 12-year-olds to get the shot ...
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Adjuvant Makes Flu Vaccine More Effective in Kids

The intranasal live attenuated flu vaccine has better efficacy, but cannot be used in children younger than 2 or in older children with a history of wheezing. This phase III study examined the effect of adding the MF59 adjuvant, an oil-in-water ...
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KCTV 5Health officials say flu shots safe for children

The issue is that some flu vaccines contain Thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative that some critics say causes autism in children. ...

Pneumococcus remains main cause of AOM treatment failure in France, even with ...

Before use of a 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7; GlaxoSmithKline) in France, S. pneumoniae and nontypeable H. influenzae were the causative pathogens in AOM treatment failure. Therefore, the researchers set out to describe the ...
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Vaccine advocate urges a shot of prevention [The Herald-Palladium, St. Joseph ...

Since Alana's death in 2003, Yaksich and others have lobbied to convince doctors to recommend the influenza vaccine for all residents age 6 months and up. The Centers for Disease Control has since adopted that standard. Yaksich also helped found ...
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Five Things Ankeny Residents Should Know: Student Health, Fire Safety and ...

If so, a female practitioner from Venus Family Planning will be available on campus Wednesday to see currently enrolled DMACC students for pap smears, breast exams, birth control, STI testing and Gardasil immunizations for free or at reduced cost. ...
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Alert on deadly polio outbreak

The toll from polio in Xinjiang is expected to rise beyond the 17 known deaths, the World Health Organization warns. The virus that claimed the lives of nine adults and eight children aged from four months to two years is linked to the wild polio virus ...
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Hong Kong Standard

Scientists vs. Journalists: A Field Guide

Remember that bad scientists (eg, Andrew Wakefield) are overrepresented in the press, and that this makes good scientists skittish. ...

Point/Counterpoint: Require health workers to get flu shots?

People have been known to get the shot and still get the flu by catching a strain not included in the vaccine. The American Academy of Pediatrics said healthcare workers have an ethical and professional obligation to be immunized. ...
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Palm Beach Post (blog)

Dynavax to Host Analyst & Investor Day Webcast October 27, 2011

Presentations and discussions by outside experts and the management team will focus on how Dynavax plans to translate the superior clinical results provided by HEPLISAV(TM), its investigational hepatitis B vaccine, to a commercial success. ...
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Vaccinations should be the least of your worries

... hurt myself outdoors, I've periodically had my tetanus immunity updated. ... Last summer I got the shingles vaccine when my assistant was suffering from ...

Gardasil: Unsafe at Any Age

SANE Vax, a vaccine research organization, tested vials of Gardasil to learn why the vaccine has resulted in so many deaths and adverse health reactions. ...

California Minors Can Receive HPV Vaccine Without Consent From Mom or Dad

By IB Times Staff Reporter | October 11, 2011 4:19 PM EDT California minors as young as 12 will be able to receive the HPV vaccine without consent from mom or dad. Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law stating that minor girls will be able to get ...
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International Business Times

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