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Daily News 2012-05-16


VN links Mumbai ‘Most post-immunisation deaths coincidental’ – Hindustan Times by The Refusers

The Great Measles Misunderstanding – Gaia Health
by The Refusers

Why is GMO Hepatitis B Vaccine Given to Newborn Babies? – Farm Wars by The Refusers

New global vaccine plan is flawed - MSF

The Other 1% by Jamie Pacton - Age of Autism

Risperdal and S100B: Prolactin, Tumors and Tardive Dyskinesia
by Teresa Conrick - Age of Autism

The Letter I Wish I Could Send To My Old Pediatrician

US expert calls for mandatory vaccines

Is Bird Flu Waiting to Explode? [Preview] - By concocting bird flu viruses that could potentially spread easily among humans, researchers have ignited a debate about the need for safety versus open inquiry

Cancer vaccine combination therapy shows survival benefit in breast cancer

In Haiti: Rebuilding a Healthier Future With Vaccines

Trying To Close A Credibility Gap In Research by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

David Southall: anatomy of a wrecked career - journal article (BMJ)

Volunteer for an NIAID Clinical Study on Food Allergy - An NIAID research study in Bethesda, Maryland, is exploring how the immune system responds to food allergens and how immune cells contribute to disease in people with eosinophil-associated gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs).

Clinician awareness of tetanus-diphtheria vaccination in trauma patients: a questionnaire study

Avoid Certain Vaccine-Biologic Combos

HSE issues warning in bid to curb measles outbreak

Isconova announces positive phase I study results using Matrix M adjuvant

Parents Being Encouraged to Get Their Children Vaccinated to Prevent Measles

Tobacco may hold key to cutting Parkinson's disease risk - Researchers at U of L link plant virus to possible breakthrough - "Friedland said he hopes the finding will lead to a vaccine against Parkinson’s."

Bill Gates oral polio vaccine cripples 47,500 children (video)

Wipe out polio, now

With determined push, international community can wipe out polio. But, it must organise, commit, required funds. By Ban Ki-moon Wild viruses and wildfires have two things in common. If neglected, they can spread out of control.
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The Express Tribune

State Superintendent Urges Parents to Vaccinate Students

According to Dr. Ron Chapman, Director of the California Department of Public Health, in 2010, 9000 Californians were diagnosed with pertussis and 10 infants died from the disease. “Due to the collective statewide vaccination efforts this past year, ...
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Mich. health records data exchange system unveiled

(AP) — The thousands of health care providers that work with Grand Rapids-based Michigan Health Connect are now able to send child and adult immunization records directly to the state's Michigan Care Improvement Registry. It's designed to securely ...
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Nebraska advances insurance exchange despite politicians' health reform view

Integrating NESIIS into the exchange to share immunization information is expected to foster more accurate and up-to-date immunization records, said Dr. Joann Schaefer, chief medical officer for the Nebraska Department of Public Health.
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Measles risk heightened during summer travel

Dr. Rachel Herlihy, director of the immunization program at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, has advised emergency departments and health care providers in the state to be alert to patients with measles.
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Ukraine Measles Warning For Euro 2012

Soccer fans travelling to the Ukraine, one of the co-hosts of Euro 2012, may have to worry about more than just their teams performance on the pitch, as a measles epidemic has swept through the country. Over 5000 cases have been diagnosed there up to ...
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Daily News To You

PAKISTAN: Measles outbreak linked to conflict

PESHAWAR, 16 May 2012 (IRIN) - The recent outbreak of measles which claimed the lives of at least 12 children and one adult in Pakistan's North Waziristan's tribal agency is directly linked to conflict between militants and the army, according to local ...
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Maggie Meier always had a shot

Meier was suffering from mycoplasma meningoencephalitis, an aggressive form of meningitis that causes the brain to swell. Her family spent both Thanksgiving and Christmas at the hospital, and by late December, things looked grave.
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ESPN

New global vaccine strategy glosses over basic immunisation: MSF

A new, multi-billion dollar action plan for global vaccination may fall short to deliver if it does not directly address the weaknesses in routine immunisation programmes, the medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said ...
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Global Human Vaccines Industry

... Immunotope II-125Oxford BioMedica Takes Over Oxxon Therapeutics II-126DND Issues RFP for acquisition of MVA-based smallpox vaccine II-126GlaxoSmithKline Acquires Reliant Pharmaceuticals II-126GSK Acquires Praecis Pharmaceuticals II-127Berna Biotech ...
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Illness reported at new schools

It has long been suggested that smallpox still exists and has simply been renamed to carry on the hoax that vaccination has saved us from the mighty jaws of the smallpox epidemics. In an article titled 'Smallpox: a New Threat' Susan Claridge (8) wrote: ...
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Actress Amanda Peet Says Kids Need A Shot At Life

If you take the American Academy of Pediatrics, the WHO, the CDC, UNICEF, it's hard to believe that there is some kind of massive conspiracy to hide the ...

Dr. Phyllis Ritchie: Why 1957 is key date for measles vaccine booster

Could you explain the science behind the fact that a birth date of 1957 or before is the year at which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advise that people do not need the measles vaccine booster? There is no real scientific data behind ...
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Maryland looking to beef up vaccine requirements

The changes would align Maryland with standards recommended by the national Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thirty-six states have adopted the standards. If adopted, the new guidelines ...
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No need to get hysterical but networkers show side effects

But Dr Buttery says if people believed the girls had experienced adverse reactions to the vaccines, they could be deterred from getting the vaccines themselves and the girls affected may be reluctant to go back and get the full three doses.
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Sydney Morning Herald

International Medical Corps Awarded Grant to Help Eradicate Polio in Chad

International Medical Corps will immediately scale up its support to the government of Chad in polio eradication activities through a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The organization will increase the availability of the polio vaccine ...
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International Medical Corps Awarded Grant to Help Eradicate Polio in Chad

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- International Medical Corps will immediately scale up its support to the government of Chad in polio eradication activities through a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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Thompson Valley High School student diagnosed with whooping cough

By Shelley Widhalm Reporter-Herald Staff Writer A Thompson Valley High School student has been diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whooping cough, and a second suspect case involves a Walt Clark Middle School student, according to health officials.
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USAID donates equipment to hospitals in Central Region

The occasion was also used to launch the two new vaccines, Pneumococcal vaccines and Rotavirus vaccines, which were recently introduced by the Ghana Health Service to combat pneumonia and diarrhoea as well as augment the routine expanded immunization ...
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Care can spare you the scar

Dr Sunitha Shekhar Reddy, dermatologist at ADI clinics says, “Shingles is the common name given to herpes zoster that is caused due to the chicken pox virus.” Dr Aftab Ahmed, senior physician, Apollo Hospital, Secunderabad says it is basically a viral ...
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Postnoon

Steps for women to take to maintain their health | Healthy living

Pertussis (whooping cough) is very contagious and can cause serious illness, especially in infants too young to be fully vaccinated. Pertussis vaccines are recommended for children, teens, and adults, including pregnant women.
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Whooping cough can be stopped

Western Montana is experiencing a recurrence of pertussis. This disease that is so dangerous to the young can be controlled if we act together, using vaccination, social distancing and handwashing. Pertussis, one of the most contagious diseases known, ...
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HPV vaccine completion rate among girls is poor getting worse

The proportion of insured girls and young women completing the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among those who initiated the series has dropped ...
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India adds Rubella in immunisation programme

New Delhi: India has decided to introduce a new combination vaccine in its national immunisation programme to protect children against measles and Rubella (German measles). Both pregnant women and children will be vaccinated with it.
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Polio victim calls for resignation of Work and Pensions Secretary

Albert Henshaw, 58, a polio victim, has been out of work for almost 18 months after being made redundant from social enterprise Pluss in Exeter. He says he is outraged that Mr Duncan Smith suggested subsidised work is not a proper job and that workers ...
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Midweek Herald

CMU enhances meningitis education, awareness after Collins death

Among the efforts, a meningitis presentation was scheduled this week for orientation mentors. Freshman orientation sessions, expected to bring thousands of new students to campus, begin Tuesday and run every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through ...
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The SIVAC Initiative Supports Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to Set Up National ...

In Kyrgyzstan, with SIVAC support, the honorable Minister of Public Health, Dr. Dinara Saginbayeva, issued a decree establishing a NITAG to ensure that national immunization policies are developed using evidence-based processes.
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Officials concerned about spike in whooping cough cases

It's why adolescents and adults are recommended to get the vaccine as well. Public Health officials said if people are ever around children, they should get vaccinated. "We want to immunize parents, siblings, grandparents, day care providers -- anyone ...
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Just rewards: Fitzsimons company gets $80000 loan from Aurora to keep ...

The company is developing several products, including a new influenza vaccine that could reduce the time it takes to develop a vaccine by about 75 percent. Price said that with the company's GreVac vaccine project — which develops vaccines at a ...
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Inovio Pharmaceuticals' Universal Avian Flu Vaccine Generates Protective ...

By design, Inovio's SynCon® flu vaccine is not matched to any single virus. Importantly, the vaccine generated a hemagglutination inhibition (HAI) titer of 1:40 or higher against at least one of the six tested H5N1 strains in 8 of 17 (47%) immunized ...
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Health officials on alert for more meningitis cases after University of Oregon ...

By Lynne Terry, The Oregonian Public health officials are on the alert for more cases of bacterial meningitis after the death of a University of Oregon student. So far, no one else has turned up at a hospital or medical facility in Lane County with ...
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OregonLive.com

Inovio Pharmaceuticals' Universal Avian Flu Vaccine Generates Protective ...

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (nyse mkt:INO) announced today that its SynCon® avian influenza vaccine generated protective HAI titers against six different unmatched strains of H5N1 in a phase I ...
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No vaccine, no school in East Stroudsburg, Pocono Mountain districts

Administrators at Delaware Valley and Pleasant Valley school districts report near universal compliance with the state Health Department mandate for students to be immunized against tetanus, diphtheria, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B and ...
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Yuguda Decries Re-Emergence of Polio in Bauchi

Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State yesterday expressed sadness over report of a fresh case of polio in the state. Yuguda, who spoke at the launch of the May 2012 polio immunisation, said measures would be put in place to eraadicate the disease.
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US expert calls for mandatory vaccines

A US expert on childhood infectious diseases has proposed that childhood immunisation should be mandatory, because vaccination rates affect public health as well as that of the individual. But the DoH's director of immunisation has countered on bmj.com ...
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250000 Infants Immunised In Delta

ASABA- No fewer than 250, 000 infants between zero and 59 months have been immunised against polio in the past 16 months in Delta. Dr Joseph Otumara, the state's Commissioner for Health, made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen on Monday in ...
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Nigerian Observer

Harsh Terrain Hampers Fight Against Polio

BAUCHI - Nisser Umar, Executive Secretary, Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, has attributed recurrence of polio cases in some parts of the state to difficult terrain and uncontrolled movement of people. Umar made the declaration when ...
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Nigerian Observer

Hepatitis C cases up in Delaware County

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the C strain transfers through blood when one person with the infection shares needles or engages in activities that may cause blood to appear. The disease can be passed sexually, as is also the case with ...
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SCC & HPV Vaccine - Oral Cancer Support - Survivor / Patient Forum

Since my husband's diagnosis last month, the HPV vaccine has been on my mind , a lot. We have two boys, 17 and 12 years old, both currently unvaccinated.
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Proposal to change Detroit health department to institute to be presented to ...

Services to be continued include more than a half-dozen public health functions required by state law, including immunizations, communicable disease testing, vision and hearing screening and food sanitation and restaurant inspections.
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People urged to do more to protect babies from whooping cough

The NZ National Immunisation Schedule starts when the baby is 6 weeks old and includes immunisation against whooping cough. Until then they are very vulnerable to severe disease if they become infected with pertussis, the whooping cough bug.
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Living in close quarters, like dorms, increases meningitis risk

Lillian Pagenstecher, who grew up in Portland, died of bacterial meningitis, or meningococcal disease, and it only took a few days to turn deadly. There is a vaccine that can be 80 to 90 percent effective for most strains of the disease.
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KVAL

No shots, no school in East Stroudsburg, Pocono Mountain districts

Administrators at Delaware Valley and Pleasant Valley school districts report near universal compliance with the state Health Department mandate for students to be immunized against tetanus, diphtheria, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B and ...
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PA warns health workers against negligence

PESHAWAR: Khyber Agency Political Agent Motahir Zeb said Tuesday that the political administration would arrest those who refuse to administer anti-polio drops to their kids. “No lethargy and negligence of any government servant will be tolerated if ...
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Afridi to assist in polio eradication campaign

By Syed Khalid Mahmood KARACHI: Shahid Afridi, Pakistan's former captain and one of the most popular cricketers of the world, has joined hands with Rotary International in its polio eradication campaign. Afridi has agreed to become a brand ambassador ...
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Health experts: Lack of vaccinations leading to spike in pertussis, measles

Health experts believe parents opting out of vaccinating their children is what's contributing to the recent rise in diseases like pertussis and measles. Already this year, there have been more cases of pertussis –- or whooping cough as it's commonly ...
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Pertussis' last push in Tosa

By Rick Romano Local schools and the city's Health Department hope the community is near the end of this year's run of pertussis - better known as whooping cough. Officials say there has been a recent increase in cases, though the disease is difficult ...
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BC health officials aren't following Washington state's lead on whooping cough

In Washington last week, Governor Chris Gregoire earmarked emergency funds so free vaccine can be offered to those without health insurance and to pay for a vaccination public awareness campaign. There have not been any deaths from whooping cough in ...
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Measles outbreak kills 12 children in Pakistan

An outbreak of measles in a lawless Pakistan tribal district has killed 12 children and is spreading as curfews, power cuts and fighting have led to a shortage of vaccinations. North Waziristan is a deeply poor area that borders Afghanistan and is ...
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Vaccine News Daily (blog)

Now, India to roll out vaccine against Rubella

NEW DELHI: India will for the first time introduce a vaccine against Rubella - a viral disease that infects pregnant women and leads to babies being born with cardiac, cerebral, ophthalmic and auditory defects. The Union health ministry so far believed ...
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Maryland looking to beef up vaccine requirements

Under the proposed guidelines, pupils would be required to get a chicken pox booster before starting kindergarten. The chicken pox vaccine is now required to be given to babies. Seventh-graders would be required to get the Tdap vaccine, which protects ...
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Whooping cough epidemic reported in Washington State

Public health officials say there is nearly 1300 cases so far this year, more than 10 times last year's numbers. For more information about testing for and getting vaccinated against whooping cough, visit HereandNow.org. Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, chief of ...
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Three Shakopee Students Diagnosed With Whooping Cough

Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection, according to the Mayo Clinic website. By Lisa Baumann A bottle of the pertussis vaccine. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Credit Brendan J. O'Reilly ...
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Pfizer Provides Topline Results From Phase 3 Study Of Torisel(R) As Second ...

Adverse events in this study were consistent with the known safety profiles for both drugs. Full efficacy and safety data from this study will be presented at an upcoming major medical congress. Approximately 270000 people worldwide are diagnosed with ...
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The Risks of Bacterial Meningitis

By Jonathan Siegle The death of University of Oregon student Lillian Paganstecher raises questions about the seriousness of bacterial meningitis. The disease is potentially fatal and can be contracted from close personal contact with an infected person ...
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Leon the rodeo clown continues his meningitis recovery at home from the hospital

Best wishes of all sorts having been delivered to America's favorite rodeo clown and bullfighter Luke 'Leon' Coffee who returned home to rest and heal more after a week in a Texas hospital battling a serious bout of bacterial spinal meningitis.
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Should childhood vaccination be mandatory?

But David Salisbury, Director of Immunisation at the UK Department of Health, argues that there are more workable ways to ensure high uptake. He points out that between 1998 and 2010, the peak age for measles cases in England and Wales was less than ...
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Should childhood vaccination be mandatory?

Paul Offit, Chief of Infectious diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia believes that mandatory vaccination is needed to protect vulnerable ...

In Haiti: Rebuilding a Healthier Future With Vaccines

Instead, they sat on wooden benches inside a large tent and waited patiently to have their children vaccinated. This was part of an effort that started the day before, with a ceremony at the Palais Municipal de Delmas to kick off a nationwide ...
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Hepatitis C - Cost of Treatment Reduced

He explained that treatment for Hepatitis lasts from six months to one year. Hepatitis C is more frequent in elderly people and no vaccine against the disease is available yet. It is an infectious disease that affects mainly the liver.
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Hepatitis C vaccine test offers hope

UP to 200000 Australians with chronic hepatitis C could be cured, or healthier, if a vaccine to be tested on Melbourne patients is effective. UP to 200000 Australians with chronic hepatitis C could be cured, or healthier, if a vaccine to be tested on ...
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FDA expands use for FilmArray Respiratory Panel

The expanded use of the panel adds the bacteria Bordetella pertussis, Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydophila pneumoniae. The FilmArray Respiratory Panel is the first FDA-cleared molecular diagnostic test able to identify the three bacteria.
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Montana county fights worst ever pertussis outbreak

Health officials in Missoula County, Montana, recently called an outbreak of pertussis, or whooping cough, the worst in the area's history. Missoula County has reported seven confirmed cases of pertussis with the Missoula City-County Health Department.
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Vaccine News Daily (blog)

Vaccination is not immunization

There is only one kind of immunity and that is natural immunity which is achieved by battling the infectious diseases itself. Vaccination is merely the artificial triggering of temporary responses to manmade pathogens. Vaccines are both harmful and ...
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Pak takes lessons from Indias polio campaign

With no new polio cases being reported for more than a year, India's experience of containing the dreaded virus is now being replicated in Pakistan. Following the example of its India chapter, the Pakistani arm of Rotary International has adopted ...
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No new bacterial meningitis cases in Lane County

No new cases of bacterial meningitis had been identified as of Monday, three days after the death of Lillian Pagenstecher, the Eugene Register-Guard (http://bit.ly/JCjsLb) reported. Typically, someone exposed to the disease will show symptoms within ...
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The Isikoff Files

... Perry's Merck link probed Advertise | AdChoices Super PAC backing Rick Perry to spend $55 million to beat rivals, documents reveal Rick Perry pushed ...

Avoid Certain Vaccine-Biologic Combos

For example, etanercept has been shown to decrease by as much as half, as well as delay the response to, the hepatitis B vaccine in both normal controls and patients with RA. In normal volunteers abatacept blunted the response to tetanus vaccine given ...
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