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Daily News 2015-08-26

 
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Vaccine mandates in the US are doing more harm than good

CMAJ Parents should declare children's vaccine status doctors say

CMA calls for proof of vaccinations before children can be enrolled in school

Children's recommended vaccines include for sexually transmitted disease

Health Affairs Is Seeking Policy Narratives About Vaccines

Uprising Against HPV Vaccine Mandate Sweeps Rhode Island

Posey should immunize against MMR autism fears: Editorial

Soccer star gets mumps after being vaccinated with Merck's fraudulent MMR vaccine

Aborted Fetal Cells In Products And Vaccines

Why healthcare workers need seasonal influenza vaccination

HHS Contracts with Pfenex to Develop Anthrax Vaccine

Taking Exception to Vaccination Objections - Doctors back higher hurdles for vaccine religious exemptions

California home school interest surges as parents look to sidestep vaccine law - Home schooling in the US is steadily increasing and out west there’s now the added allure of being exempt from a law mandating vaccines for schoolkids


Have a question about vaccinations, public health? Join our chat with the Pa. secretary of health Thursday

Dachel Media Update: Australia, Autism Rate and Vaccine Mandates by Anne Dachel - Age of Autism

Review and Highlights from Vaccine Whistleblower by Kevin Barry by Dr. William H. Gaunt - Age of Autism

Face It: There Is An Autism Epidemic by Lisa Wiederlight

Vaccines’ “Smoking Gun” And What To Do About It by Catherine J. Frompovich

Strep vaccine invented in Memphis moves closer to market

Stanford Scientist Proving DNA Fragments In Vaccines Cause Autism. (Great Read)

Pneumococcal Meningitis in the Conjugate Vaccine Era

Cell-Based and Recombinant Vaccines

Japanese Encephalitis Market - Pin-Point Analysis for Changing Competitive Dynamics

Dynavax Technologies Corporation Short Interest Update

'Tragedy' the only way to push vaccination legislation: co-sponsor

VBI Vaccines to Provide an Update on its CMV Vaccine Program at the Tenth Annual IMVACS Summit

Cancer Vaccine in the US Is Booming

Last minute back-to-school vaccinations crowding local clinics

NOVA's 'Calling The Shots' On Autism And Vaccines

“Don’t wait, vaccinate” program provides free vaccines

Influenza vaccine also prevents heart attacks, UNSW study finds

Vaccination levels at about 97%

Why You Should Say NO To Vaccines

Mass.gov offers info on which vaccines children need - Children will be heading back to school in the few weeks

NIH launches human RSV study - Study aims to understand infection in healthy adults to aid development of RSV medicines, vaccines

New report shares details about China's avian influenza vaccine industry in 2015

IDT Biologika Acquires Gallant Custom Laboratories Inc., An Autogenous Vaccine Manufacturer In Canada

Public health advisory: Influenza like illnesses

Parents for Vaccinations Launches Lifestyle Movement

States looking for more effective ways to encourage vaccinations


New Ebola outbreak cases stay at three, limited to Guinea

Jordan reports travel-linked MERS case, Riyadh outbreak total grows

News Scan for Aug 26, 2015 - Poultry farm biosecurity; Cyclosporiasis update ; Single-dose cholera vaccine; Duodenoscope outbreak

 

Grant Medical Center Monitoring Patient For Possible Ebola Symptoms

Columbus Public Health says per CDC guidelines, when travelers return from a country impacted by Ebola, they will be monitored for 20 days.

Time to have children vaccinated

Clinics may have limited openings for immunizations in fall, especially as flu ... To find a sixth grade student's current immunization record, check the ...

Study shows influenza vaccines offer moderate protection during flu season

A recent study shows that people who accepted the influenza vaccine had moderate protection against the flu for the duration of the entire flu season, ...

Researchers inch closer to a universal flu vaccine

"This is an early step," said Barney Graham, deputy director of the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases ...

Number of mumps cases nears 100 in local outbreak; more clinics set

CHAMPAIGN Local health officials are continuing to try and get a growing ... by offering two more free, all-day vaccination clinics for students this week. ... Pryde said the public health district has also blanketed medical providers ...

Our view Back to school: Make immunizations a top priority

In recent years, outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles, mumps and whooping cough have become far too commonplace.

Strep vaccine invented in Memphis moves closer to market

Vaxent's protein vaccine technology is intended to thwart infectious diseases beginning with Group A streptococcal infections in children, which can ...

Woman being evaluated as possible Ebola case

A woman who has recently been to a country with Ebola is under evaluation after she reported concerning symptoms to nurses at Columbus Public ...

Bartell Drugs 'Back to School' immunization campaign offers convenient resource for key ...

Chow notes that there are three key vaccinations before school begins MMR, Varicella and Tdap. These are important immunizations that provide ...

Sec. of State William Galvin posts schoolchild vaccination info

"This information will tell them when recommended immunizations should be ... The immunization information is available on the secretary of state's ...

Ebola Response: WHO To Report On Int. Health Regulation Compliance

The newly-elected chair of the Review Committee on the Role of the International Health Regulations in the Ebola Outbreak and Response ...

Immunization Awareness Month highlights the importance of vaccinations

MIDLAND August is National Immunization Awareness Month, providing an opportunity to highlight the importance of vaccinations across the life ...

Students need to be up-to-date on immunizations

The city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has issued School Admission Immunization Requirements. (August 25, 2015 2:15 PM) ...

One-dose cholera vaccine may be more effective during epidemic

Andrew S. Azman, PhD, research associate at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and colleagues used mathematical models to ...

Flu vaccines prove sensible for elderly

Even though influenza vaccines are part of the standard of care as well as a measure of quality for nursing homes, many public health experts ...

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

A relatively new vaccine -- internationally licensed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2011 -- is in short supply, with roughly two million doses ...

Effective, long lasting flu vaccine comes closer to reality

Previous studies have found that protection from contracting influenza declines over time following influenza vaccination due to decreasing antibody ...

Deadly Ebola Virus May Survive in Wastewater: New Sterilization Treatments Needed

It turns out that the Ebola virus may actually be able to survive in wastewater. Researchers have taken a closer look at Ebola-contaminated liquid ...

Fight the Anti-Vaccine Rhetoric With Science

It's crucial that we continue to keep talking about immunization, because vaccine opponents are relentless -- see the comments on my piece here for ...

Public health advisory: Influenza like illnesses

If you have not gotten your flu vaccination yet this season, you should get ... The CHCC Division of Public Health highly recommends that the public ...

Ebola Outbreak News 2015: Last Known Ebola Patient Released In Sierra Leone

Ebola was not a worst-case scenario, she said, stressing that preparedness for the future means preparedness for a very severe disease that ...

JCPS waiting on immunization forms

About 30 percent of students in Jefferson County Public Schools' early childhood program have yet to turn in their immunization forms and won't be ...

Health Resources & Services Administration Issues Notice on Vaccine Injury Compensation

For information on HRSA's role in the Program, contact the Director, National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room ...

How M&S and Oldham Mumps could help bring millions of pounds of European investment into ...

It is hoped the Prince's Gate development - around the Oldham Mumps Metrolink station - will prove the 'catalyst' for wider regeneration of the town ...

Flu Vaccine Protects Nursing Home Residents, Study Finds

Annual vaccination is the only way to maximize the benefit of vaccine, ... Mor, a professor at Brown's School of Public Health, said in the news release, ...

Flu Vaccine Protects Nursing Home Residents, Study Finds

Annual vaccination is the only way to maximize the benefit of vaccine, ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more about flu vaccination.

Universal flu vaccine could soon be a reality

According to researchers, they are on the verge of coming up with a vaccine to offer lifetime protection against any type of flu, following positive trials in ...

Researchers Study the Persistence of Ebola Virus in Wastewater

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa that began in March 2014 and has killed more than 11,000 people since, has raised new questions ...

Sierra Leone: As Sierra Leone Discharges Its Last Ebola Patient, a Nation Holds Its Breath

Today, Sierra Leone finally begins the countdown toward 42 days without a case of Ebola. The country's last Ebola patient, Adama Sankoh, treated at ...

Researchers 'a step closer' to universal flu vaccine

"Universal flu vaccine comes closer, scientists says," BBC News reports after two independent teams of researchers each found ways to target multiple ...

State campaign promotes HPV vaccine to area families

MDHHS is sending letters to the parents of adolescents in the state aged 11-18 years who are overdue to get their first dose of HPV vaccine. Joshua ...

Japanese Encephalitis Market - Pin-Point Analysis for Changing Competitive Dynamics

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Inactivated Vero cell culturederived Japanese encephalitis vaccine manufactured as ...

Health Care Current August 25, 2015

My own back to school tradition is to get a flu shot. That process, too, has evolved. For the last several years, I've gotten my flu shot at Chicago ...

Ebola training helps improve health care worker safety

18, confirmed cases of the Ebola virus reported to the World Health Organization since the recent outbreak began in 2014 totaled 18,383, with 11,299 ...

Hospital staff in Sierra Leone celebrate the country's last Ebola patient being given all-clear

Medical staff cheered and played drums as 35-year-old Adama Sankoh made her way out of the hospital after making a full recovery from Ebola.

Pitt, Drexel, and NIH team up to study persistence of Ebola virus in wastewater

The historic outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa that began in March 2014 and has killed more than 11,000 people since, has raised new ...

Pitt, Drexel, and NIH team up to study persistence of Ebola virus in wastewater

PITTSBURGH--The historic outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa that began in March 2014 and has killed more than 11,000 people since, ...

Meningococcal Vaccines Market Expected to Reach USD 4.4 Billion Globally in 2022 ...

The global market for meningococcal vaccines is segmented broadly into vaccine types namely, polysaccharide, conjugate, combination and Men B ...

HHS Establishes Training and Education Center for Ebola

The Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) has allocated $12 million in funds over the next 5 years for a new National Ebola Training and ...

HSC Free Clinic hosting targeted health days

The other targeted health day the clinic will be hosting is Immunization Day, on Sept. 13 from 2-4, Mitch Ackerman, a second year medical student from ...

Playing through the pain

Here, in Kano, northern Nigeria, Abdul plays a sport known as para-soccer, a form of football played mostly on skateboards by polio survivors.

Sierra Leone News: After 456 days of ebola in Salone42 days

Adama Sankoh celebrating with health officials the moment after she was discharge from Mateneh Ebola treatment The last ebola patient in Sierra ...

Kenya to conduct polio vaccination campaign at border regions

The polio immunization campaign will take place just a few weeks after the East African nation conducted a similar campaign targeting 32 counties.

Why a "universal" flu vaccine may soon be a reality

AS THE weather gets colder and the nights start to draw in, the annual ritual of the flu shot draws near. This year the world's capacity for producing ...

Political clashes, Ebola countdown and post-mortem results dominate S/Leone media

Clashes amongst the opposition, Ebola countdown, and post-mortem of rape victim dominated headlines in Sierra Leone's newspapers Tuesday.

American Nurses Association to health care workers: Get vaccinated

The only exemptions from immunization that ANA supports are for medical or religious reasons. Vaccines are an effective and safe method to prevent ...

Skyhorse Publishing To Launch Two New Titles On Link Between Vaccines And Autism

In these calls, presented in full in Vaccine Whistleblower: Exposing Autism Research Fraud at the CDC by Kevin Barry, with foreword by Robert F.

Release of Last Ebola Case Signals Sierra Leone Outbreak Could Be Over

Adama Sankoh, an Ebola survivor, was released from the Makheni Ebola treatment unit on Aug. 24, 2015, Sierra Leone. Photo courtesy of WHO/M.

New vaccine candidates may lead toward universal flu vaccine

Dr. Graham, from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, MD, and colleagues were behind one of the vaccines - a new nanoparticle ...

Streptococcus Vaccine Clinical Trial to Begin

James B. Dale, M.D., Chief of the Division of Infectious Disease, and Gene H. Stollerman, M.D., Endowed Professor in Medicine at the University of ...

NY kids starting school can no longer wait until age 6 to get required shots

Children who need to update their shots can come to the department's walk-in immunization clinic 8:30 a.m. to noon every Wednesday in room 30 of ...

JCPS early childhood students start Wednesday, 1100 don't have required immunizations

"Last November, the board changed the policy, requiring the immunization certificate to be turned in prior to the start of school," Francis said. "If they ...

Kenya to conduct polio vaccination campaign at border regions

NAIROBI, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Kenya plans to carry out its second round of polio vaccination campaign targeting 1.5 million children under the age of ...

Breakthrough in quest for 'super' flu jab

This happened last winter, when health officials said that the flu vaccine ... Professor Sanjaya Senanayake, a specialist in infectious diseases at the ...

Harmonie Rose's parents welcome "amazing" news that GPs about to offer new meningitis B vaccine

The parents of Bath girl Harmonie-Rose Allen have welcomed a new vaccination to protect babies against the disease that she battled and survived in ...

Fighting FGM, Sierra Leone Ebola free? And World Humanitarian Day

People celebrate being released from Ebola quarantine in Sierra Leone as the country hopes it has dealt with the last cases of the outbreak.

Celebrations as the last Ebola patient in Sierra Leone, Adama Sankoh, is released from hospital

Sierra Leone is one step closer to being Ebola-free after health authorities released the country's last patient known to be infected by the disease.

People Will Forget One Day What Polio Looked Like

Nigeria is the last remaining country on the African continent yet to eliminate polio, but recently marked one year without a single case of the disease.

How plumbing (NOT VACCINES) eradicated disease

Though this disease is not entirely eradicated, human infection has become a rare occurrence. The last plague epidemic in America was in the early ...

Haywards Heath Mother's autism support mission helps more than 150 families

She said: My son Ben was diagnosed with autism at the age of three and I didn't know anyone else with a child with autism. It was a really lonely time.

Sierra Leone's treatment center discharges country's last Ebola patient

Adama Sankoh, the Sierra Leone's last Ebola patient, was released from a treatment center Monday. She contracted the disease after her 23-year-old ...

Why we should not hesitate to vaccinate

Vaccines are widely recognized as the best health investment available, and their use has increased steadily since the 1970s, when immunization ...

Pfizer posts positive Trumenba vaccine data

Pfizer's Trumenba vaccine for meningitis B has shown favourable results in ... Earlier this year, the FDA also approved Novartis' Bexsero vaccine for ...

Polio-Borne Paralysis Jumps 28 Percent in FCT

AFP causes weakness of upper or lower limbs and loss of muscle tone, brought on by disease, and most times polio, and is considered the gold ...

Long-lasting flu vaccine in development

Researchers have published successful data on their quest to develop a 'universal' flu vaccine. Trials relating to animal studies have recently been ...

On sick leave? Is it okay to get back to work?

Chickenpox: Once the symptoms start to appear, it usually takes around 10 days for the infection to subside. And most importantly, you should remain ...

Partner wanted to kickstart Mumps rebirth

Cabinet members last night gave the go-ahead to start a selection hunt for the regeneration scheme at Oldham Mumps. The development will ...

Four-year-old boy, Euan Harbottle, dies after suffering rare reaction to chickenpox

Euan's parents were told that his death was caused by an extremely rare reaction to the chickenpox virus, which only happens to every 1 in 100,000 ...

Sierra Leone Releases Last Ebola Patient, Begins Countdown To Achieve 'Virus-Free' Status

The country enters a 42-day countdown after which the World Health Organization could classify it Ebola free. Outbreaks in Sierra Leone, Guinea and ...

Doctors, Teachers Urge Parents To Get Their Kids Vaccinated

... are opening and parents are checking items off back-to-school lists, there's one thing that schools are insisting parents do not forget: immunization.

What Every Parent Should Know About Autism Screening

Our review found no studies that could tell us whether screening for autism in kids under three years of age without apparent symptoms leads to ...

Sierra Leone's last Ebola patient released from hospital

Cape Town (dpa) - Health authorities have released Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient from hospital, aid organisation Medicines Sans ...

Ban Ki-moon Commends Nigeria For Interrupting Polio

Bank Ki-moon on Polio The United Nations Secretary General, Mr Ban Ki-moon, has commended the Nigeria government for interrupting polio ...

Defender on comeback trail after mumps spreads to testicles

Ronnie Henry could be in line for a return to first team action after suffering from mumps which had spread to his testicles. Henry returned to light ...

Lifelong Flu Vaccine One Step Closer After Virus Protein Tests: Study

American researchers have made critical progress in developing a more effective and longer-lasting flu vaccine that would end the need for yearly flu ...

Breakthrough paves the way to effective flu vaccines

Breakthrough paves the way to effective flu vaccines ... year in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Measles Symptoms & Treatment: Australia Outbreak? 7th Case Confirmed in Queensland

Seven students at the University of Queensland in Australia have contracted measles and health authorities are preparing for more cases. Metro North ...

To your health: Should you get a flu shot: yes or no?

Last year, the CDC announced the vaccine was not fully effective in protecting the community against all strains of influenza. As a result, there was a ...

Universal Flu Vaccine That Can Work Across Different Flu Virus Strains May Be Within Reach

People need flu shots every year as the flu vaccine gets reformulated ... at Janssen Infectious Diseases and Vaccines, said the new flu vaccines are ...

DeStefano Rides Again: GSK Rotavirus Vaccine Study Loses 80% Of Cases And 18 Deaths

Frank DeStefano, the CDC's Director of Immunization Safety and the lead author at the centre of CDC whistleblower William Thompson's allegations ...

Autism cases on the rise in Australia

GREG ROWELL: I would see a new case of autism in a preschooler under the age of three probably once every week or two. I would see every day ...

How do state rules affect vaccine exemption numbers?

The risk of getting the disease is higher than the risk of getting a vaccine, says Dr. Mark H. Sawyer, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at the ...

India Has a Ferocious Rabies Problem, But Don't Blame the Dogs for it

A doctor there gave them each a dose of a therapeutic anti-rabies vaccine that will help stimulate their immune systems. It will take up to two weeks for ...

Autism cases among younger children on the rise, but reason why still unclear

"Children with autism have a range of needs during those school age years and we need to make sure that teachers are educated and that the ...

Scientists Found Single Influenza Vaccination Protects From risky Disease

Last year's vaccine did not work well because it did not match up well against the version of influenza that was in circulation. Public Health England ...

Ignoring vaccinations a risk to others

Those ramblings and a handful of purported studies linking vaccines to such illness as autism and diabetes have fed into dozens of anti-vaccine ...

Hunt is on for Oldham joint venture partner

Oldham Council has launched the search for a development and investment partner to deliver the 60m Prince's Gate at Oldham Mumps scheme, and ...

Universal Flu Vaccine to End Seasonal Flu Shots

Science gets closer to a universal flu vaccine. ... every year in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Flu Vaccinations Also Protect The Elderly: Study

A 10-year study has found that annual influenza vaccinations can also reduce the hospitalisation rate and delay mortality among the elderly as well.

upcoming report explores the global vaccine market size, share, development, growth and demand ...

Massive unexplored market in vaccine industry of developing economies ... Infectious diseases are the major contributor to the human mortality and ...

UCH takes HPV vaccination to rural areas

HPV vaccination is ongoing in UCH and we urge the media to help ... At our 15 stations, Family Medicine physicians and Public Health nurses will ...

Working with families touched by autism, a most frustrating, rewarding job

Every person with autism is first and foremost an individual, which means they ... They have a friend who has a child with autism, with certain symptoms. ... services for children or youth up to the age of 21 who have a developmental ...

Comment: Researcher challenges shingles-vaccine claims

Dr. Keith Roach's Your Good Health column (Vaccine helps prevent ... of the population vaccinated is so critical for a really infectious disease, like ...

Welcome To Australia, Huffington Post! Please Leave That Pseudoscience Nonsense At The Door

They both repeated the usual claims that toxic ingredients of the lucrative vaccine program are causing autism and other disorders (Aspergers, ...

Community volunteers take the vaccination message into Nepal's earthquake-affected areas

As Shrestha explains, following humanitarian emergencies such as the 25 April earthquake, preventative public health interventions are as critical as ...

New study affirms value of influenza vaccination among older people

In the new research, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Brown public health and infectious disease experts took a different ...

Oldham seeks partner for "game-changer" regeneration scheme

The council's cabinet gave the green light to the selection process for a developer/investment partner for the Prince's Gate at Oldham Mumps ...

Regional Medical Center nurse published in national journal

Her article, Improving Pneumococcal Immunization Rates Among Hospitalized Adults, is about how RMC improved immunization rates of the ...

Oldham Council puts 'game-changer' development opportunity to market

The green light to start the selection process for a developer/investment partner for the 'Prince's Gate at Oldham Mumps' project was given by the local ...

Flu vaccinations also protect the elderly

Contrary to claims that the youth benefit more from flu vaccines, a 10-year study has found that annual influenza vaccinations can also reduce the ...

Falkirk parents urged to consider flu jab

The flu immunisation programme for children was introduced last year and saw 63 per cent of children given a nasal spray to protect against the flu ...

Flu vaccinations also protect the elderly

New York: Contrary to claims that the youth benefit more from flu vaccines, a t10-year study has found that annual influenza vaccinations can also ...

Quarter 4 health targets Canterbury improves or maintains

Good progress against targets in the areas of immunisation, smoking cessation and heart and diabetes checks relate to the DHB working closely with ...

Vaccination call to all school leavers

HEALTH bosses are urging the 8,000 school leavers across the county to get vaccinated against meningitis. NHS England has issued a rallying call to ...

Vaccines represent one of greatest advances in history of medicine, Oklahoma medical research ...

For example, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, before the diphtheria vaccine, as many as 200,000 cases were reported in ...

Scientists a step Closer To Make Universal Flu Vaccine

... said Hanneke Schuitemaker, head of viral vaccines discovery at Janssen Infectious Diseases and Vaccines, a company that worked on the vaccine.

Nigeria polio effort encouraging UN chief

On a field visit on Monday to a family health centre at Abuja's Area 2, Ban said Nigeria's recently acquired status after exiting the list of polio-endemic ...

Letter: Medical pot offers hope for autistic children

In the United States, and in Michigan, autism is growing. ... This would include pediatric and juvenile patients under the age of 18 with approval from ...

Class on vaccinations is a good compromise

And yet an unwarranted fear of vaccinations has spread in this country, ... of vaccinations must take a class, 15 to 30 minutes long, with a public health ...

Influenza Vaccine Offers Up To 6 Months Worth Of 'Moderate, Sustained' Protection During Flu ...

This means flu vaccination reduced one's risk of a doctor's visit by ... published by the Centers for Disease Control, the current 2014 -2015 flu season ...

Breakthrough Brings Universal Flu Vaccine Closer

Scientists are one step closer to developing a universal flu vaccine to ... Infectious Diseases and Vaccines, a company that worked on the vaccine.

Norfolk offers back-to-school immunizations

Parents or guardians are asked to bring a valid photo ID, the child's immunization record and insurance card. The vaccines are free, but those with ...

Researchers near universal flu vaccine

Much work is still left to be done to make a vaccine that works in humans. ... in 2006, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Life-long vaccine versus flu very close, scientists say

Every flu season, scientists develop a new vaccine based on predictions of the strain likely to spread the most. The Centers for Disease Control and ...

Polio Eradication: Perm Sec Arrives Event After Ki-Moon's Departure

But Ban Ki-Moon commended Nigeria's polio eradication efforts, pledging to mobilise necessary resources and financial support for the country to exit ...

Autism diagnosis rising in Australia, but not clear if condition more prevalent

However, it is still not clear whether the difference in prevalence represents a shift to a younger age of diagnosis or a continued increase in diagnosis ...

New State Law Raises Bar on Vaccinations, But Empowers Parents to Choose

Several states enacted new laws this year to increase immunization ... The latest numbers from the State Department of Public Health seem to support ...

UN Scribe: Nigeria's Polio Efforts Encouraging

What's most encouraging at the time is Nigeria has experienced the zero case of polio, exiting the list of endemic countries, but it must maintain the ...

Autism diagnosis cases rise

MORE Australian children are being diagnosed with autism. ... child had been diagnosed with an ASD and if so, the age and severity of diagnosis.

Autism diagnosis cases rise

"However, it is still not clear whether the difference in prevalence represents a shift to a younger age of diagnosis or a continued increase in diagnosis ...

Scientists have taken a major step towards creating a vaccine that works against multiple strains of ...

In monkeys, the vaccine provoked a high level of antibodies and ... a senior advisor at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the ...

Measles in Asia: Mongolia cases way up; Philippines and Vietnam down significantly

The number of measles cases in the Western Pacific Region of the World Health Organization as a whole is down significantly through the first six ...

Scientists a step closer to universal flu vaccine

Until a universal vaccine is successfully tested in humans, it is still advisable to get a flu shot every year. Photo: nocamels.com.

Forbes' shoddy journalism on vaccine-autism link

2003, is one of the principle publications offered by CDC to exculpate thimerosal the mercury based vaccine preservative from suspicion that it ...

Immunization 411: What parents need to know about new state law

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) - Getting ready for school also means deciding whether or not to immunize your child. This isn't an easy decision for ...

Back-to-School Week: Doctor visits and vaccinations

While parents can opt out of certain immunizations, doctors say it's important to stay up-to-date on the shots, not just to keep your child healthy, but ...

Flu Vaccine for Lifelong Protection May Soon be a Reality

The approach is different from typical flu vaccines that target the outer structures of the virus, which mutate into the new strains that arise. But a series ...

Parents of girls 'made ill' from cancer vaccine unite

The parents of 65 chronically ill teenage girls who claim they are suffering serious side effects from the HPV cervical cancer vaccine have joined a ...

The Vaccines You Still Need As An Adult

Tetanus, an infection you can get from infected wounds. You may have had a tetanus shot before, but the immunity wears off over time. Get a booster ...

Immunization: A Choice for Public Health

After that, we proceeded with the recommended schedule of immunizations that would protect him against chickenpox, diphtheria, hepatitis A and B, ...

Researchers move closer to developing universal flu vaccine

The approach is different from typical flu vaccines that target the outer ... year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

LAUSD's whooping cough vaccines at 93 percent compliance

Pertussis, a respiratory illness, is a contagious bacterial disease that can last for months but fade over time. Starting next year, families will no longer ...

Reminder of upcoming events, end of 2 seasonal programs

Vaccination remains important. Five cases of rabies have been confirmed in Catawba County this year. There was contact between a wild animal with ...

Dachel Media Update: Still Waffling on Autism Screenings?

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently released a draft report of its recommendations on screening for autism in young children.

Parents Looking to Opt Out of Immunizations Meeting with Local Health Departments

The new waiver requirements apply to parents opting transfer students and kids in kindergarten through seventh grade out of immunizations.

Do Elderly Patients Even Benefit from the Flu Vaccine?

Some healthcare workers are skeptical about the benefit of flu vaccines in ... in the Brown University School of Public Health, said in a news release.

PODCAST: Dr. Dionne Smith of Carle on mumps outbreak

Scott Beatty visits with pediatrician Dr. Dionne Smith about the recent outbreak of mumps in the area and what steps you can take to help children who ...

High price for Meningococcal B vaccine

Australian families, who wants to vaccinate their child against Meningococcal B, will have to pay $500, due to inability to buy the vaccine at a lower ...

Rabies Vaccination Clinics: September 9 and 16,

Together with partner veterinarians and municipalities, the Health Unit is ... The Rabies Vaccination Clinics will be held on Sept 9th and 16th. ... Line at 1-800-660-5853 or 613-345-5685 and ask for a public health inspector or visit ...

Rhode Island move to mandate HPV vaccine in schools faces criticism

Rhode Island's move comes almost a decade after an arm of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2006 recommended the vaccine ...

Pedicure safety tips

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says mumps rarely occurs across the country, after decades of vaccinations - but still shows up in ...

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