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Daily News 2015-08-30

 

Man Hosts Polio Virus for 20 Years

Polio is not a virus you hear about often since vaccinations have pretty much rendered the illness all but eradicated. So it is even more interesting that ...

Stricter vaccine enforcements see increase in appointments

The yearly back-to-school rush for immunizations is underway, and health care providers are seeing higher than usual numbers of kids coming in for ...

UK Man Lived with Polio Virus for Almost Three Decades

UK Man Lived with Polio Virus for Almost Three Decades A man from the United Kingdom has been shedding an unusual strain of the polio virus for ...

Terry Waite: 'Hope got me through hostage hell and it'll help Ebola crisis victims too'

It is also what he wants to pass on to young people trying to make lives for themselves in the aftermath of the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

Sanford Health Look For People To Participate in Ebola Vaccine Study

Sanford Health is looking for people to enroll in vaccine trial testing for the Ebola virus. The study will explore the vaccine's ability to safely generate ...

Flu virus doesn't know mercy: death of 4-year-old boy

The seasonal flu vaccine protects against the influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the upcoming season. Traditional ...

Which Vaccination Exemptions Are Allowed by South Carolina?

Medical and religious vaccination exemptions are allowed in South Carolina ... The forms can be obtained through the particular county's public health ...

Vaccinated British Man Found With Mutated Polio Strain

In a shocking but true incident, a man in the UK has been shedding a very virulent mutant strain of poliomyelitis (polio) virus for almost 30 years as he ...

New Ohio law aims to get more children vaccinated

She explained the parents who opt out of vaccines typically fear vaccines having a link to autism. However, the study that purported to have found the ...

Granddaughteir of UK meningitis co-founder to be among first to have new vaccination

The granddaughter of the co-founder of a UK meningitis movement will be one of the first to receive the new meningococcal group B vaccination.

Tips and tricks for making vaccines less scary to children

Vaccines help protect babies and young children against 14 serious diseases ... The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the New York State ...

Michigan rejects use of medical marijuana for autism

Lisa Smith of Van Buren Township, whose son Noah, 6, is autistic, ... A Clinton Township father of a preschool-age son with autism who advised his ...

State vaccine regulations updated

Pockets of children who miss vaccinations exist in our communities and ... According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there ...

Free immunisation to Hajj pilgrims, says Mahmood Ali

Telangana Deputy Chief Minister, Mahmood Ali, said the State Government is contemplating to provide free immunisation and medicine to Hajj ...

Child, 4, dies as flu virus takes hold

Specialists say immunisation is the only way to guard against getting sick. It is not known whether the 4-year-old Auckland boy was vaccinated, but the ...

Cadillac News reporter learns first hand the da...

Working in the new media, I know the dangers of pertussis, but it wasn't ... People with pertussis can transmit the germ for four weeks after becoming ill ...

Back-to-school vaccination time

A new requirement was added late last year for parents or guardians seeking non-medical waivers to opt their children out of immunizations, ...

US vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

"Pockets of children who miss vaccinations exist in our communities and ... of vaccine-preventable diseases," Anne Schuchat, director of the CDC's ...

CDC: States should post local vaccination info

All states require children to be vaccinated against certain infectious diseases, such as measles and polio, before entering kindergarten. All states ...

Ebola Flashback: Nancy Snyderman's Experience Was Different From Mine

Two days after that, he tested positive for Ebola and was airlifted to the U.S. for treatment. Snyderman and her team spent most of what was supposed ...

Sierra Leone Begins Ebola Free Countdown

Sierra Leone last week discharged its last Ebola patient as the country began a 42-day countdown to be declared free from the epidemic. President ...

EPIDEMIC POLIO VIRAL: Is the Mankind threatened to this newly enacted form of disease living in ...

Poliomyelitis (commonly known as polio), is a highly infectious disease caused by the polio virus which invades the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.

New meningitis vaccine to be offered to all babies

It will be offered to babies, along with other routine vaccinations, at two ... But Public Health England, launching the national immunisation campaign ...

New meningitis vaccine 'will cause fever' in babies

Babies who are about to receive the new meningitis vaccine are more likely to suffer with a fever in the next few days, Public Health England is ...

Vaccination Rates Remain Low at Several Area Schools

Parents should put vaccinations on their back-to-school checklists, said Karen Smith, director of the state Department of Public Health. Vaccinations ...

Ebola survivor, Dr. Kent Brantly, addresses ACU, receives honorary doctorate

Brantly as you may recall contracted Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) while volunteering with Samaritan's Purse in Liberia. He was airlifted back to the US ...

Man Vaccinated Against Polio 28 Years Ago Has Been Shedding Mutated Highly Virulent Form ...

In yet another example of things turning out not quite the way that they are advertised It's come to light that a man vaccinated against polio 28 years ...

NY's New Vaccination Rules Go into Effect Sept. 1

These changes align New York State's vaccination regulations with the ... an advisory group to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

NY's New Vaccination Rules Go into Effect Sept. 1

The change particularly affects kindergarteners, who were allowed to attend school before getting all their MMR, DTaP and polio vaccine doses.

A patient's lingering polio virus complicates its eradication

An Afghan child receives an oral polio vaccine on the second day of a vaccination campaign in Kabul, March 15, 2010. A three-day nationwide polio ...

Researchers find polio virus living in a vaccinated man's got for 29 years

A 29-year-old man in the United Kingdom has been found to have active polio virus inhabiting his gut, even despite the fact that the man was given ...

Man Has Polio Virus Living in Gut for 30 Years

A person in the UK skilled a really uncommon complication of the polio vaccine he acquired in childhood he by no means cleared the virus from his ...

Pockets of Lower Vaccination Rates Remain Across the US

The primary report discovered that vaccination charges in 2014 for U.S. ... Nonetheless, in some states, the share of vaccine exemptions was larger.

Pa youth immunization programs need improvement

Kitchen is sponsoring a Senate resolution that calls on a state public health law task force to evaluate youth immunization programs and recommend ...

Baby Daisy from Gloucestershire to be one of first to get Men B meningitis vaccine

She said: "I'm so pleased that Daisy will benefit from the vaccine, it's the perfect gift. Meningitis has been prominent in our family we have ...

About 67 percent of Washington toddlers vaccinated on time

Meaning some youngsters between 19 and 35 months of age could possibly be vulnerable to getting measles, whooping cough or different ...

S/Leone: Campaign against Ebola stigmatization underway

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has said Ebola survivors represented the best hope for victory against the epidemic and therefore they ...

Polio Virus Stayed In Man's Gut For 28 Years: How This Happened

Oral polio vaccine is one of the vaccinations developed to combat polio, widely used as a means of preventing viral excretion by killing viruses in the ...

How UK Overseas Aid Is Giving Women And Children The Chance To Reach Their Potential

DFID has to be inventive to reach its goals, such as with its immunisation programme. Among those its supports is Gavi, a public and private sector ...

Barcelona star Neymar recovers from mumps, fit for 1st match

FC Barcelona's Neymar, from Brazil, attends a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, Spain, Saturday, ...

Barcelona's Neymar recovers from mumps, fit for Malaga clash

Barcelona says Neymar has been cleared to play his first match of the season after having recovered from the mumps. The European champions say ...

Neymar recovers from mumps, fit for 1st match

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona says Neymar has been cleared to play his first match of the season after having recovered from the mumps.

CDC: Majority of School-Aged Children Received Vaccinations

94% for the diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine. ... It was the largest number of cases since U.S. public health officials declared the eradication of ...

India's tetanus story: Fewer babies dying but moms neglected

Lowering tetanus deaths to less than one per 1,000 births in India is ... all pregnant women attending antenatal care with the tetanus toxoid vaccine.

Polio: Vaccinated man 'has spread polio', say British scientists

The disturbing discovery has important implications for the eradication of polio, which only remains circulating in three countries, Pakistan, Afghanistan ...

Vaccinated Man Spread 'Strain Of Polio For 30 Years'

The only countries where polio remains endemic are Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria though the latter has not seen a case for over a year.

New York kids need to be fully vaccinated before school starts

In the immunization requirement chart published by the NY Health Department, school children entering kindergarten to grade five are required to get ...

Vaccinated Man Spread 'Strain Of Polio For 30 Years'

Polio causes paralysis through invading the brain and spinal cord These viruses could potentially cause poliomyelitis in susceptible people, so it is ...

Elderly urged to get vaccine

Market Rasen and Caistor surgeries are encouraging eligible residents to get the shingles vaccine after Public Health England announced a new ...

The One-Time Only Flu Vaccine On Its Way

We might just be years away from a vaccine that will offer us lifelong protection against flu. This is what researchers believe after having successfully ...

Levi Quackenboss Says, "Thanks for #TeamVax, CDC!"

You've got your racially ambiguous doting mother with her tiny baby boy who's clearly already had one round of vaccines because his bulging ...

Ebola survivor gives birth to 'Sunday Boy'

Sierra Leone's first Ebola survivor, who lost 21 members of her family to the disease, has give birth to a baby boy. Victoria Yillia delivered her child just ...

Sierra Leone: Parliament ratifies State of Emergency extension

Although the last Ebola patient has been released from an Ebola treatment centre in the north of the country a few days ago, the Sierra Leone ...

LivingWhole Blogger Megan Heimer on #TeamVax from CDC

The first one was on Twitter and it suggested taking a quiz to see which vaccines for infectious diseases you need if you have a chronic disease.

Concerns over rise in whooping cough cases

Health workers said there had been an increase in the number of suspected and confirmed cases of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, ...

Mums told not to panic over new vaccine that can cause fever in babies

Dr Mary Ramsay, head of immunisation at Public Health England said parents should not panic if their child develops a fever after receiving the new ...

WHO cautions against vaccine hesitancy

Vaccines can only improve health and prevent deaths if they are used, and ... Vaccine hesitancy is an increasingly important issue for country ... to change their habits and behaviours is a lynchpin of public health success.

No room for complacency

Immunization rates in the Prairie Mountain Health region are "significantly higher" than the provincial average and medical officials want to keep ...

CDC vaccination report shows Massachusetts kindergartner immunization rates

The percentage of children who don't receive vaccinations remains low, at less than 1 percent. Washington's immunization rates for 2014 did not ...

No room for complacency

Immunization rates in the Prairie Mountain Health region are significantly higher than the provincial average and medical officials want to keep ...

New meningitis vaccine MenB could give babies a fever lasting two days says Public Health England

The vaccine will help protect children against this disease which can cause meningitis (an infection of the protective membranes that surround the ...

Ebola survivor who lost 21 relatives gives birth to baby boy

In this photo taken Aug. 16, 2015, Ebola survivor Victoria Yillia feeds her newborn son Barnabas outsider her home in Kenema, on the outskirts of ...

Ohio childhood vaccination rate improving

The lone exception was the dose of hepatitis B vaccine given at birth. ... Achieving these high levels has greatly reduced infectious diseases like polio ...

California Vaccination Rate Lags behind Rest of Country: CDC

A data released on Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had showed that although vaccination of children in ...

CDC encouraging schools to post vaccine info

Though hepatitis A uptake is still below the national goal, national targets were met past year for three or more doses of polio vaccine, one or more ...

High national vaccination rates and low state exemption rates remain

New data analyses of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that previous year many children all across the state were not even ...

India eliminates Maternal and neonatal tetanus

A year after eliminating Polio, India has managed to achieve another public health victory. Following a 15-year campaign, the country has virtually ...

Fenland father tumbles through charity bike ride

Scott's son, Alfie, was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. He is non-verbal and struggles to communicate. But his special educational needs ...

Transovarian transmission of an isolate genotyped as ts-11

The ts-11 vaccine strain is regarded to be of low or no virulence and has been demonstrated to provide protection against respiratory disease and egg ...

Fort Campbell division cited for success during mission in Liberia

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) was presented with the Joint Meritorious Unit Award Thursday for its work in Liberia to help stem the Ebola ...

Unvaccinated Children: Public Health Threat

Public health officials said that exacerbated the measles outbreak. Median vaccination coverage was 94% for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) ...

Pockets of lower vaccination rates remain across US

The ultimate dose for these vaccines is usually scheduled through the ... the very best fee, with 6.5 % of kindergartners having a vaccine exemption, ...

Health official: States should post local vaccination info

However, there's still work to be done to raise vaccination rates in ... That trend is welcomed news for public health officials and others who have ...

New meningitis vaccine to be offered to all babies

Tests suggest that the new meningitis B vaccine will protect against around 90% of the meningococcal group-B bacteria strains circulating in the UK.

Idaho leads the nation for vaccine exemption rates

Public Health District officials say one of the big reasons the rate is high is because it's easy to exempt in Idaho, and some parents choose to exempt ...

British man found to be carrying polio strain in his gut for decades

A 29-year-old Briton who received polio drops as an infant has been found to have carried a mutated strain of polio virus in his gut for almost all his life ...

Ohio logs better-than-average childhood vaccination rates

However, there's still work to be done to raise vaccination rates in ... They are Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Texas and Wyoming, the CDC said.

Last call: One week left to get back-to-school vaccinations

... Copper Country families are organizing pencils, school clothes and one other crucial back-to-school necessity, an up-to-date immunization record.

CDC Reports Vaccine Exemption Levels for Kindergarteners Are Low for Most States

Maine had the highest immunization rate in the nation for children aged 19 to 35 months in 2014. This overall rate is about 3 percent lower than 2013, ...

Maine immunization rates for toddlers now nation's highest

Pockets of low vaccination rates have proven problematic this year. ... who have collectively made the vaccination of Maine's children a public health ...

Ohio MMR vaccinations use increases

In this Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 file photo, a pediatrician holds a dose of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine at his practice in Northridge, Calif.

Reports show early childhood immunization rates stay high, exemption levels low

A new government study says some pockets of US kindergarten-age children are still unvaccinated against preventable diseases and this poses a ...

Health district urges immunizations

Parents should contact their health care provider or Greene County Public Health to ensure all required immunizations have been provided to their ...

Thumbs up for parents when it comes to vaccines

Dr. Mary DiOrio, the Ohio Department of Health's medical director, said the state's ... And if they haven't, it's an opportunity to provide the immunization or ... poses a big public health threat, the majority of US children in preschool are ...

Unvaccinated Children Pose Public Health Threat

Some parents choose to skip or delay vaccinations not for medical reasons, but for personal beliefs mainly, unsupported fears about vaccine safety ...

Which States Have the Highest Vaccination Exemption Rates?

For California kindergartners entering school in fall 2014, the immunization rate for measles, mumps and rubella was 92.6%, and for diphtheria, ...

CDC: California Lagging Behind in Children Being Vaccinated

... the hard work of clinicians, partners, educators and funders who have collectively made the vaccination of Maine's children a public health priority.

Housing for autistic adults wins approval

Friends Or Relatives With Autism and Related Disorders (FORWARD), ... 80 percent of adults with autism live at home once they age out of special ...

Our Opinion: American bravery in the face of danger

Twice in the past week, we've witnessed members of the U.S. military being honored for their bravery overseas. The dangers they faced were vastly ...

CDC: Majority of parents vaccinate infant children

Pockets of low vaccination rates have proven problematic this year. ... been debunked that claimed there was a link between autism and vaccines.

Behind the curtain of global immunisation

Immunisation is one of the most cost-effective investments a country can make for its people. Vaccines have a long-term positive impact beyond health ...

Unvaccinated Children: Public Health Threat

Vaccines are one of the most effective tools for preventing serious diseases in ... The national data for 2014-15 haven't been released yet by the CDC.

State exemption levels low, national vaccination rates high

Coverage rates for the hepatitis B birth dose vaccine exceeded national ... The CDC says the U.S. experienced a record number of measles cases in ...

Mumps spreading on college campuses in Illinois and Iowa

Provost Adesida is among the most frequent correspondents with Wise in those emails. Provost Ilesanmi Adesida will step down from his post as of ...

CDC: Majority of parents vaccinate infant children

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control says the majority of parents have their children get the recommended vaccinations. A median of ...

Ohio logs better-than-average childhood vaccination rates

All states require children to be vaccinated against certain infectious diseases like measles and polio before entering kindergarten. The law does not ...

Washington Toddlers at Risk for Preventable Diseases Because of Low Vaccination Rates

Results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Immunization Survey show that many toddlers across the state aren't getting ...

The Vast Majority of Kids Are Vaccinated

Because the vaccination rate against measles in the United States is 94% ... The CDC says parents should have the information to help them decide ...

Pockets of Lower Vaccination Rates Remain Across the US

When communities have less than 90 percent of people vaccinated, it is easier for highly contagious diseases like measles to spread quickly, Dr.

Vaccine Safety

The National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) was established to coordinate immunization-related activities between all Department of Health and ...

Holy Cross College warns of possible mumps contraction

Members of the Holy Cross College community may have recently been exposed to mumps. Here is some important information regarding mumps and ...

BC Health agencies send out measles vaccination reminders

Parents with children who are due for a measles vaccination may get a ... Measles is one of the most infectious diseases we have in the world, and it ...

A tip on immunizations

Marlborough August is the National Immunization Awareness month. Immunizations are important because they protect a person from illness like flu, ...

Polio Spread by Vaccinated Man in Britain

Researchers said that the man was having an immune disorder due to which the weakened polio virus given to vaccinate him in childhood has ...

British Man vaccinated against polio producing the virus for 28 years

Unlike the injectable version, the oral vaccine uses a live virus that's ... Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a highly infectious disease caused by the polio virus, ...

La Sierra Leone ne compte plus aucun malade d'Ebola

Pour la premire fois depuis 450 jours, la Sierra Leone, l'un des trois pays touchs par l'pidmie, n'a plus de malade. Le dernier malade d'Ebola ...

Radical change in thinking led to elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus, says additional ...

It also, through the Prime Minister, offered to share its experience with vaccination drives with SAARC countries, given its success with polio. Speaking ...

Texas Christian Universtiy student contracts rubella

The student had recently traveled in a region known to have rubella cases. Rubella, also known as German measles is a contagious disease caused ...

Vancouver Coastal Health says person may need a vaccine shot

Vancouver Coastal Health says the person may need a vaccination after ... The most recent human case of rabies in B.C. linked to a bat strain of the ...

A toolbox for building effective vaccination laws

OVER THE past decade, it has become easier for parents to exempt their children from vaccination requirements. It's no coincidence that it has also ...

Polio Spread by Vaccinated Man in Britain

As a result, the polio virus was able to live inside of his gut for his entire life and was present in a large quantity in his stool. Patients like this one, the ...

Combating polio

This week, Pakistan will become the second polio-endemic country to introduce the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) into its routine immunisation system ...

British Man vaccinated against polio producing the virus for 28 years

Just 73 cases of polio living long term in someone's gut have been found in the past 52 years, and only about 10% of those extended beyond five ...

Ebola survivor has baby boy

Ebola did not take Victoria Yillia's life. And it could not prevent the birth of her son. She delivered her child just a few minutes' walk from the ward ...

National Vaccination Rates High: CDC

The issue has come under sharp focus following alarming outbreaks of measles a highly infectious disease that can cause blindness, brain swelling ...

U of I mumps outbreak continues; 1 BN case

On the first day of the University of Illinois' fall semester, Urbana campus Provost Ilesanmi Adesida announced he's stepping down. Salaita's attorneys ...

Majority of U.S. Children Vaccinated, But Rates Vary Widely

Many states are tightening the rules on vaccination exemptions after a measles outbreak at Disneyland in Anaheim sickened more than 100 people ...

High national vaccination rates and low state exemption rates remain

A careful look at the data shows it's not just a case of fearful parents refusing vaccines because they worry they might cause autism (they don't) or ...

Ohio's Vaccination Rates On The Rise

Part of the reason some parents have become anxious about vaccines is ... debunked that claimed there was a link between autism and vaccines.

Flu research could bring better vaccine for old and young

He hopes to begin testing the vaccine in people within the year. ... Edelman called the flu a "very serious infectious disease" that can lead to deadly ...

Whooping cough

Hopefully you remember you should get a tetanus shot every 10 years, or at least you got one whenever you stepped on that rusty nail and realized ...

TCU student diagnosed with rubella 'feeling fine'

FORT WORTH A Texas Christian University student diagnosed with rubella will be out of self-isolation Sunday and ready to restart his school ...

The beginning of the end of Ebola in Sierra Leone

Speaking to AYV, the World Health Organization spokes person, Dr. Margret Harris said that the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone ...

Most US Kids Still Get Vaccinated, But Those Low-Vax Pockets Worry the CDC

Schuchat pointed out that it was the high overall vaccination rate in America that prevented the Disney measles outbreak from getting any worse: We ...

US Hospital Monitors Woman With Ebola Symptoms

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said that when helping Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea combating the ebola epidemic, China offered ...

TCU student diagnosed with rubella is 'feeling fine'

A Texas Christian University student diagnosed with rubella will be out of self-isolation Sunday and ready to restart his school routine, Tarrant County's ...

Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient gets a dance party

UK hosted a party this week in London to thank the volunteers who have given their time and expertise to assist with the devastating Ebola outbreaks ...

Mercury Documentary Trace Amounts Shows at United Nations' NGO Conference

Eric Gladen and Shiloh Levine's documentary, Trace Amounts, was featured as part of the United Nations 2015 NGO Conference. Since Tuesday ...

EAC on track to eliminate Polio by end of 2018

WHO Kenya Country envoy, Dr Custodia Mandlhate, said that the key reason was the effective implementation of routine polio immunisation ...

Ohio's Vaccination Rates On The Rise

After the recent measles outbreak that occurred at Disneyland in Anaheim leaving 100 people sick, more than 10 states - including California - are ...

Still Sizable Kindergarten Population Unvaccinated, Poses Threat: CDC

Legislators in at least 10 states are attempting to stiffen school vaccination exemption rules a measles outbreak materialized at Disneyland which ...

8 Actually Good Things That Happened This Week

The last Sierra Leone Ebola patient left the hospital this week. If no more outbreaks are reported in the next 42 days, the country will be declared ...

Roundup: Ebola scare hampers Africa's int'l tourism growth

28 (Xinhua) -- Tourism became one of the sectors where growth suffered in 2014 as a result of the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in parts ...

101st recognized for its help in Liberia's Ebola outbreak

FORT CAMPBELL The mission was expected to last as long as 18 months. Five months into Operation United Assistance, though, the 101st ...

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