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Whooping cough outbreak in southern Bruce County | Owen Sound Sun Times

The Grey-Bruce Health Unit holds monthly immunization clinics in Mennonite areas, but has since increased those to weekly clinics as a result of the ...

Editorial State should pass child vaccine requirement : Snoqualmie, WA SnoValley Star ...

A Clallam County woman in her 20s died last spring after contracting measles. The last measles death in the United States was in 2003.

Nigeria Celebrates 1 Year Without Polio - Ledger Gazette

The last registered case of polio in Nigeria occurred in the Sumaila district of Kano state in the north. It brought to six the total number of cases in 2014, ...

Etobicoke Rotary clubs celebrate one year since the last reported case of polio in Nigeria

Deemed a major milestone in global public health, today's one-year anniversary announcement signals the world might soon see a polio-free Africa, ...

Why Are Vaccination Rates Dropping in America? | The New Republic

So why is the American publicor at least a significant segment of itnow increasingly skeptical of mandatory school vaccinations? One possible ...

Hacked traffic sign warns drivers, 'Ebola outbreak ahead' - Mashable

Residents of Gwinnett, Georgia were alarmed early Wednesday morning to see an electronic traffic sign warn them: "Ebola outbreak ahead." Another ...

Whooping Cough Outbreak - News Centre

"We have not found them anti-immunization," Doctor Lynn says -- adding, it's not always easy for them to get vaccinated. Lynn says roughly every three ...

Arizona Anti-Vaccination Doctor Keeps His License | KJZZ

Thirty-eight people filed formal complaints against Wolfson after he said people should get measles, mumps, rubella and chicken pox instead of ...

Here's how to prepare for this year's flu season Last year's flu hit boomers hard - News - The ...

United States health officials have acknowledged that the 2014-15 vaccine ... It says the best way to avoid this virus is to get a yearly flu vaccination.

Shots for your pets critical for their health - Visalia Times-Delta

The exact vaccinations your pet needs can vary by breed, age, medical ... receive are canine Parvovirus, Distemper, Canine Hepatitis and Rabies.

EU drug regulator recommends 1st license for malaria shot - TheWeatherSpace

... affordability, cost-effectiveness, and the public health value of the vaccine in relation to other available malaria control measures and vaccines.

Rotary dedicated to eradicating polio worldwide, celebrates a year of polio-free Nigeria, last ...

July 24th marks one year since the last case of wild poliovirus was found in Nigeria, the only remaining country in Africa where polio had never been ...

Study Examines Rate of Autism Diagnosis - Ledger Gazette

The way autism is diagnosed in the United States has led to an apparent ... the number of children diagnosed with autism rose by a factor of five. ... a large proportion of the change, which varied depending on the age of the children.

EU drug regulator recommends 1st license for malaria shot - Dispatch Times

The world's first malaria vaccine is likely to be given the green light on ... at the vaccine from the point of view of public health, Hartl said in Geneva.

Why Are U.S. Vaccination Rates Dropping? | PTCommunity

So why is the American public or at least a significant segment of it now increasingly skeptical of mandatory school vaccinations? One possible ...

Ebola Survivor Dr. Kent Brantly Has No Regrets After Near-Death Experience in Liberia: 'That's ...

Ebola Survivor Inspires Others to Answer God's Call in New Book, 'Called for Life: How Loving Our Neighbor Led Us Into the Heart of the Ebola ...

Nigeria marks one year of being polio | CelebCafe.org

It takes three years after the last case for a country to be declared fully polio-free (as opposed to just non-endemic), but at the current rate, we are ...

This Is How Nigeria Beat Polio | TIME

A polio-free Nigeria means a polio-free Africa, since it was the only country left of the 47 on the continent where the crippling disease was still endemic ...

First Malaria Vaccine Approved by EU Regulators - Medscape

The new vaccine (Mosquirix, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals), which includes a vaccine for hepatitis B, now awaits a review by the World Health ...

World's first Malaria vaccine could soon prevent thousands of deaths a year | Fusion

... and can also be transmitted through blood transfusion, needle sharing or organ transplants, the Centers for Disease Control tell us. Malaria can be ...

EBOVAC-Sierra Leone Lectures MPs On Trial Vaccine: Sierra Leone News - Awareness Times

The Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Health and Sanitation, Hon. Alhassan Kamara before yielding the floor to MPs, said that the ebola outbreak ...

Good News: Nigeria has had no new polio case in 1 year - Pulse.ng

Nigeria has come one step closer to being polio free as today, Friday July 24th makes it one year since the last polio case was reported in the country.

Sick With Ebola, He Was Taking What He Feared Were His Final Breaths When Something ...

As he lay sick in bed, stricken with the Ebola virus and fearful that he was taking what could be his final breaths, Dr. Kent Brantly recalls a message ...

Spiking Rates Of Autism Due To Changing Diagnoses, Classification Of Special Ed Students: Study

For 8-year-olds, approximately 59 percent of the observed increase in autism could be accounted for by reclassification, but by age 15, reclassification ...

UK ebola checks will be done over phone | Latest News | Breaking UK News & World ... - Daily Star

People from Sierra Leone and Guinea, both classed as countries suffering intense transmission, will be given a checklist of Ebola symptoms.

Ebola vaccine: Parliament pardons and discharges Prof. Alex Dodoo - News - Pulse - Pulse.com.gh

He had described the Members of Parliament as ignorant over their comments on an Ebola vaccine trial, which has since been suspended.

Sierra Leone News: Beginning this year, Radisson has been 80% full GM Neves Awoko ...

The GM explained that two months into their operations, the ebola virus disease struck and he was scared that the hotel will be shut down.

Sierra Leone News: President of ebola survivors commend convalescent plasma transfusion - Awoko

doctor The President of the Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors, Yusuf Kabba has expressed satisfaction and commended the Ebola ...

Nigeria marks a year without polio, with hopes high for eradication from Africa | Global ...

With Nigeria having reached 12-month milestone, Africa will have gone a full year without polio unless Somalia reports a case within the next month.

Nigeria nears polio-free status - Newstalk

Nigeria has made a step towards being declared polio free, after marking a year without a recorded case. If the World Health Organisation confirms the ...

Sierra Leone News: NRA creates Trust Fund for ebola victims Awoko Newspaper

The National Revenue Authority (NRA) has set up a Trust Fund titled: Ebola Health Workers Victims Family Trust Fund for Ebola frontline workers ...

Heritage Newspaper - Liberia - PREVAIL, intensifies awareness on Ebola research

As efforts to find remedy to sicknesses and other health complications affecting Ebola survivals intensify, a combined team of the Communication and ...

Sierra Leone News: Tekmira Pharmaceuticals gives up research on Ebola treatment Awoko ...

A month ago, the drug company closed enrollment in clinical tests of its TKM-Ebola in Sierra Leone, after a report concluded that the drug had no ...

Health units warn of whooping cough outbreak in Bruce and Huron counties | CTV London News

The health unit says infants who have not completed full primary immunization and women in their last three months of pregnancy are most at risk.

WHO Calls for Urgent Action to Curb Hepatitis - Infection Control Today

On World Hepatitis Day, July 28, 2015, the World Health Organization ... Since 1982, more than 1 billion doses of hepatitis B vaccine have been used ...

BlackburnNews.com - Whooping Cough Outbreak Plagues Huron and Bruce Counties

Pertussis is preventable through immunization. It is one of the first set of immunizations recommended for all babies. It is also included in the Ontario ...

Free immunizations available for school-age children in Broward, Palm Beach counties. - Sun ...

"Immunizations are safe, proven protection for all. I encourage all families to prepare early and get the required vaccinations for their children before ...

Rotary announces victory against polio in Nigeria - Atascadero Daily News

Nigeria's last polio case occurred on July 24, 2014, in southern Kano state. As a result, the World Health Organization may soon remove Nigeria from ...

Nigeria marks one year of being polio | PPP Focus

Should all pending laboratory investigations return negative in the next few weeks, Nigeria will officially be taken off the list of polio-endemic countries.

Nigeria marks one year of being polio - Press Examiner

Nigeria has made a vital step towards being declared polio free, after marking a year without a recorded case. Nigeria on Friday marked one year ...

China progresses in hepatitis B vaccination, more treatment effort urged | Shanghai Daily

This is an extraordinary public health success story," said WHO China ... which created China's highly successful hepatitis B vaccination program" to ...

Nigeria Marks 1 Year With No New Polio Cases - Huffington Post

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Once stigmatized as the world's polio epicenter, Nigeria on Friday celebrates its first year with no reported case of the crippling ...

Nigeria marks one year of being polio - Dispatch Times

We are celebrating the first time ever that Nigeria has gone without a case of polio, but with caution, Dr. If this progress is sustained with no ...

Why I went to fight Ebola three times - British Red Cross blog

The Ebola outbreak is far from over. The disease has once again reared its head in Liberia, which had been declared Ebola-free. Recent spikes in ...

Nigeria marks one year free from polio | Africa | DW.COM | 24.07.2015 - Deutsche Welle

All three countries still on the WHO list have faced challenges in implementing immunization programs. Immunization teams have been attacked and ...

Milestone In Nigeria: One Year Polio-Free | Popular Science

One year ago today, health officials announced the last case of polio in Nigeria. Since then, the country has remained polio-freeone step of many ...

Surveillance program identifies hepatitis disease patterns in India - Healio

Improvements in water quality and sanitation as well as inclusion of hepatitis A vaccine in childhood immunization programs should be considered to ...

Nigeria inches toward polio-free status | Rapid News Network

That, says Tomori, is perhaps the main reason why it took Nigeria longer than other African countries to eradicate polio. The World Health ...

UW-Madison prof makes film 'In the Shadow of Ebola' : Ct - Madison.com

Liberia experienced an outbreak of the Ebola virus, and the impoverished country of 3.5 million people and only 200 doctors found itself at the ...

Vaccinating and Registering Children Born During Ebola - Infection Control Today

In Sierra Leone, the Ebola outbreak has affected all aspects of healthcare. Exact numbers are yet to be confirmed but it is clear that many children ...

Daily 10: Louisiana theater shooting; survivors refusing to live in the shadow of Ebola - Island Packet

But Erison Turay and others like him are refusing to live in the shadow of Ebola. 6. Goal-oriented, success-minded people can get ahead when ...

Meningitis B - can you put a price on a child's life?

As the NHS prepares to vaccinate newborns what are the options for ... From September this year, newborns will be vaccinated free of charge on the NHS ... in the UK, killing more children under five than any other infectious disease.

Nigeria needs to do more to fight polio-Rotary Club

"There are over 2 billion children who have received Rotary's polio vaccine and they are now living a life without the fear of paralysis and death from ...

Nigeria Marks 365days Of No New Polio Case Backed By Gates' Billions Campaign | Naija247news

For the first time Nigeria is set to eradicate polio as it marks one year with no new cases after billions of dollars spent by a global campaign backed by ...

Work begins on new 14million 'Ebola cure' research centre in Plymouth | Plymouth Herald

Work begins on new 14million 'Ebola cure' research centre in Plymouth. By Plymouth Herald | Posted: July 24, 2015. How the new building will look.

Nigeria celebrates 1 year with no new polio cases - PostBulletin.com: Health

Nigeria celebrates its first year with no reported case of polio on Friday, July 24, 2015 overcoming obstacles from Islamic supremacists who killed ...

Experts Call For Vigilance As Nigeria Marks One Year Without Polio

Despite the feat, a former Chief Executive of the National Programme on Immunisation, Dr Dere Awosika, said Nigeria had a future without polio but ...

'Nigeria Was Fortunate To Have Successfully Stopped Ebola'

The new cases of Ebola discovered by the Ministry of Health of Liberia as showed that there are still lessons to be learnt from the first outbreak of ...

Malaria vaccine given green light by EU regulators

The world's first malaria vaccine has earned the approval of European drug regulators, ... It will have an enormously significant public health impact.".

First malaria vaccine a step closer

Since Mosquirix is a recombinant vaccine composed of a protein from the Plasmodium falciparum fused with hepatitis B surface antigen, it also ...

Fourth Rabies Case of 2015 Found in Egg Harbor

EGG HARBOR Atlantic County is reporting its fourth rabies case of 2015 ... As a precaution, the dog will be given a booster rabies vaccination and ...

Reclassification of autism linked to its 'sharp' rise in statistics - Daily Times Gazette

We have known for a long time that part of the increase in autism ... of the observed increase in autism is accounted for by reclassification, but by age ...

Ebola nurse safely home from West Africa before heading to Nepal

EBOLA nurse Rebecca Stretch is safely back home from West Africa, where she has been tackling the deadly disease for a second time - and she will ...

Arizona Anti-Vaccine Doctor to Keep His License, Medical Board Rules

The vast majority of the medical community, including the Centers for Disease Control and the American Academy of Pediatrics, maintains that ...

World s first malaria vaccine one step closer

The world s first malaria vaccine has been approved by the European ... make-up of the vaccine's composition, it also protects against hepatitis B.

Malaria vaccine, Mosquirix, gets OK for use outside the EU

Malaria vaccine, Mosquirix, gets OK for use outside the EU ... opinion for Mosquirix (Plasmodium falciparum and hepatitis B vaccine), for use outside ...

Giving science the finger | spiked review of books

Chagnon (and his colleague James Neel) were accused of using vaccines to spread ... (See my book, Defeating Autism: A Damaging Delusion.) ...

Finally, a viable vaccine for Malaria, but can only fight one strain - The Times of India

The World Health Organization will also examine the vaccine, which could cost ... The final results had showed that vaccination with RTS,S, followed by a ... the public health impact and the large number of cases averted through the ...

Educational campaign: Ghana needs to change focus on Ebola Lecturer - Health - Pulse

Yes, people know about Ebola but they also have a lot of misconceptions which need to be addressed, he said at a meeting to disseminate findings of ...

World's First Malaria Vaccine Approved by EU

It happens to be the first vaccine on the face of the globe for an infectious disease. Even in this advanced day and age, malaria inflicts its wounds on ...

Vaccinations for Adults

Schonenbach said that they hold immunization clinics every Tuesday at the Public Health Office on Main Street. The number to call to make an ...

EU regulators green light world's first malaria vaccine

... for Human Use (CHMP) gave a positive scientific opinion for Mosquirix (Plasmodium falciparum and hepatitis B vaccine), the first vaccine for malaria ...

Malaria jab comes a step closer

The vaccine has a less user-friendly scientific name, RTS,S/AS01. ... affordability, cost-effectiveness, and the public health value of the vaccine in ...

Mumps cases confirmed in Missouri 5 things you don't need to know but might want to - St. Louis ...

Five cases of mumps have been confirmed among University of Missouri students in Columbia, and two more cases are suspected in Boone County.

The anti-vaccination movement is not the only cause of falling vaccination rates

They're also more skeptical about the safety of vaccines, such as the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine 15% think they are unsafe and ...

Ebola screening relaxed at Birmingham and Manchester airports

The Public Health England (PHE) has relaxed screening for Ebola at West Africa to Birmingham and Manchester airports. The agency cited that the ...

New Flu Vaccine May Soon Cover All Strains Of Influenza

Scientists are mixing up a vaccine cocktail that can possibly target all ... to time, experts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases ...

European Commission : CORDIS : News and Events : CORDIS Express: Tackling the flu

There's a good reason why winter in Europe is often dubbed 'flu season' ... The ECDC says that the flu vaccination is the most effective way of ...

Nigeria marks one year since last polio case

"Continued leadership and domestic financing, high quality immunisation campaigns and disease surveillance will be key" to achieving polio-free ...

World first as GSK malaria vaccine Mosquirix backed by CHMP - PMLiVE

Formerly known as RTS,S/ASO1, Mosquirix (Plasmodium falciparumand hepatitis B vaccine) was assessed under EMA rules that allow it to assess the ...

Autism Diagnoses Are on the Rise, But Not Patient Numbers

However, the problem may not be that more cases of autism occur every ... Forty years ago, in 1975, only 1 in 5,000 children were diagnosed with autism. ... of 9-year olds and an even bigger 97% for children diagnosed by the age of ...

Pressure builds on Pakistan as Nigeria marks polio-free year

Health worker vaccinating a child against polio outside her home during Polio National Immunization Day (NID), while her sisters watching in Sherpow ...

India may attain its targeted maternal mortality ratio soon - The Economic Times

Also, in 2014, 104 deaths of occurred due to Diphtheria, 33 deaths have been reported due to measles in children. Stay on top of business news with ...

Doctor shares what to look for with shingles - WTOP

But while chicken pox and shingles are caused by the same virus, shingles can be far more serious than that once-common childhood disease.

Tragedy of Trust - AGE OF AUTISM

OurkidsASD is the largest supplement retailer for autism and has thousands of ... scientific studies implicate vaccines as the main cause of autism.

Christmas in July. What the 21st Century Cares Act is Really About.

In a July 10th press release, Autism Speaks stated the following We applaud the bipartisan efforts of Chairman Fred Upton and ranking member ...

FINCHANNEL.com - WHO calls for urgent action to curb hepatitis

Since 1982, over 1 billion doses of hepatitis B vaccine have been used worldwide and millions of future deaths from liver cancer and cirrhosis have ...

Rabies vaccine possible but difficult - The Namibia Economist

The trial measures the vaccine's effectiveness and establishes to what extent it will protect kudu against rabies infection. The second part of the trial ...

Make sure school immunizations are current - MyEasternShoreMD: Queen Anne's County

CENTREVILLE The Queen Anne's County Health Department reminds parents and guardians of new school immunization requirements for the ...

Malaria vaccine approved for child immunisation by World Health Organisation Express & Star

Malaria vaccine approved for child immunisation by World Health ... and the "public health value" of the vaccine compared to other malaria controls.

Malaria vaccine approved for child immunisation by World Health Organisation (From Barry And ...

The world's first malaria vaccine is to be considered for use in national ... cost-effectiveness, and the "public health value" of the vaccine compared to ...

Malaria vaccine approved for child immunisation by World Health Organisation - Belfast Telegraph

The world's first malaria vaccine is to be considered for use in national ... the "public health value" of the vaccine compared to other malaria controls.

Malaria vaccine approved for child immunisation by World Health Organisation

The world's first malaria vaccine is to be considered for use in national immunisation programmes after being given the scientific seal of approval.

Hep C is curable: Not knowing this good news could be a killer - The Guelph Mercury

While there is no vaccine against hepatitis C (as there is for hepatitis A and B), there is a cure. And the necessary treatments to halt the ravages of Hep ...

Parents' Guide to Vaccinations During National Immunization Awareness Month - satprnews.com

Parents' Guide to Vaccinations During National Immunization Awareness Month. Posted on: July 24, 2015 at 7:00 am , by admin. Comments are ...

World's first malaria vaccination approved - Yahoo Maktoob News

The world's first malaria vaccine has received a green light from European drugs ... It will have an enormously significant public health impact." ...

Vikram Hospital unveils 'vaccinate and save lives' initiative to stall patient expenses - Pharmabiz

These cover seasonal influenza, tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis or whooping cough for those who have taken a received a Tdap vaccine.

Glaxo's malaria vaccine clears final scientific hurdle | DigitalLook.com

Healthcare giant GlaxoSmithKline said its malaria vaccine has passed its last scientific hurdle, although the immunisation programme in sub-Saharan ...

allAfrica.com: Africa: World's First Malaria Vaccination Approved

The world's first malaria vaccine has received a green light from European drugs ... It will have an enormously significant public health impact.".

WHO Calls for Action Against Hepatitis -- Occupational Health & Safety

... to test all donated blood and blood components for hepatitis B and C (as well as HIV and syphilis), and to promote the use of the hepatitis B vaccine.

Linda Jack: A look back before mass vaccinations | TheUnion.com

Emily Lavin's July 8 article in The Union about the immunization law signed by Gov. Brown suggests that the issue of vaccination of children will likely ...

Petaluma schools brace for vaccine requirements | Petaluma Argus Courier | Petaluma360.com

At seventh grade, the next age when vaccine compliance is assessed for ... Public health officials say a 90 percent vaccination rate is needed to ...

B.C.'s HPV program hopes to help males in fair but targeted way - The Globe and Mail

B.C. recently announced that quadrivalent HPV vaccine will be offered to vulnerable and higher-risk males. Public Health in B.C. supports the National ...

California's vaccination law a national model for children's health, scholars say - Medical Xpress

"Fewer vaccination exemptions and vaccine-preventable illnesses would be accomplishments that other states would find difficult to ignore.".

'Dairy profits can fall by 9,400 with Salmonella infection' - Agriland

Salmonellosis is one of the most costly diseases in the dairy herd with ... also highlights the cost benefits of vaccination for this infectious disease.

Vaccines across the lifespan - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman: Spectrum

Despite rigorous vaccine safety systems in place in the U.S., many remain concerned about the safety of childhood vaccines and immunization ...

On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss review an enthralling, deeply personal book | Books ...

She read deeply into the history, mythology, sociology and the clinical science of immunisation and, to a lesser extent, toxicology. On Immunity is the ...

GSK's Malaria Vaccine Containing Agenus' QS-21 Stimulon Receives Positive Opinion from ...

The vaccine candidate, named Mosquirix (RTS,S) is the first QS-21 ... of investigational vaccines to prevent a wide variety of infectious diseases, and ...

World's first malaria vaccine gets green light from Europe - FT.com

... costs from treatment and premature deaths estimated at an annual $12bn, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Are US vaccine rates going down because public trust and social ties are eroding?

So why is the American public or at least a significant segment of it now increasingly skeptical of mandatory school vaccinations? One possible ...

UN health agency to mark World Hepatitis Day with pilot initiative to curb unsafe injections ...

At the press conference devoted to World Hepatitis Day, which falls on July ... for hepatitis B and C and to promote the use of the hepatitis B vaccine.

Are your child's vaccinations up to date? - The Reporter

Toni McCallum, the lead nurse for Vacaville Unified, said families with health insurance should seek out the immunizations through their primary care ...

Asian Americans face increased hepatitis risk - Sampan.org

B Smart Now, a hepatitis awareness event, took place July 16 at the ... The screening blood test costs $20 and the hepatitis B vaccine costs $25, but ...

What's new: Things you should know about Hepatitis C medication - Sampan.org

Hepatitis C is a virus that can cause inflammation of the liver. Your liver ... Unfortunately, there is no vaccine currently available to prevent hepatitis C.

Broad vaccine exemptions put other kids at risk - The Des Moines Register

Some children cannot receive some, or any, of the vaccines required to attend school in Iowa because of their medical condition. Because the vaccine ...

Rise in Autism May Be Due to Semantics

By age 15, reclassification accounted for 97 percent of the increase in autism. This estimate was a documented 123% increase in prevalence when ...

Nigeria, One Step Closer To Polio Eradication NPHCDA | - Leadership

And routine immunisation coverage needs to improve significantly, especially in the northern states. Nigeria launched an all-out effort, with focused ...

Nigeria inches toward polio-free status - Daily Trust

Dr. Muhammad said immunisation efforts would target reaching every child with ongoing immunisation to wipe-out the last obstacles to full immunity ...

Public health suffers if vaccines are not accessible | News | Health | M&G - Mail & Guardian

Public health suffers if vaccines are not accessible. 24 Jul 2015 00:00 Amy Green. A Western Cape project is looking to make free vaccines available ...

World Hepatitis Awareness Day is on July 28 | The Herald-Dispatch

There is a vaccine for this acute hepatitis and treatment within a few weeks of exposure to the virus can also bring short term immunity. You can reduce ...

Hartland Animal Officer Goes Door to Door for Dog Census | Valley News

It takes about $8, along with proof of a rabies vaccination, to register a dog in ... who eventually was able to confirm that the dog had been vaccinated.

blog.aids.gov HIV Vaccine and Cure Research Highlights from IAS 2015

July 23, 2015 0 comments By Miguel Gomez, Director, AIDS.gov, and Senior Communications Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease ...

Maharashtra government planning to supply swine flu vaccines to private hospitals at cheaper ...

To prevent the spread of swine flu and the resultant casualties, the state government is planning to supply vaccines to private hospitals and medical ...

Flu spike in South Canterbury, still time to vaccinate | Stuff.co.nz

Health officials are urging people in South Canterbury to get their flu vaccination following a surge in South Canterbury flu numbers. In the last two ...

Mizzou officials issue health warning after high number of Mumps - KMOV.com

(KMOV.com) - News 4 has a health alert for parents who are about to send their kids to Mizzou with a possible spike in cases of the Mumps.

World's First Malaria Vaccine Gets Go-Ahead - Yahoo News UK

The world's first vaccine against malaria has been recommended to be licensed for use in ... It will have an enormously significant public health impact.

There seems to be a rise in autism diagnoses | National Monitor

Nearly 4 decades ago, nobody really knew what autism was. ... 59% of the increase in autism is because of reassignment, and by age 15 reclassifying ...

World Health Organization calls for urgent action to curb hepatitis MercoPress

This year, the Organization is focusing particularly on hepatitis B and C, ... A safe and effective vaccine can protect from hepatitis B infection for life.

Green light today for malaria vaccine that could save millions

Now, for the first time, a vaccine could be available. ... of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, we believe this could have a significant public health impact.'.

Tackling school immunizations early - KMVT

TWIN FALLS, Id. ( KMVT/KSVT ) Health officials say immunizations help protect not only yourself, but kids, and the community from diseases that result ...

New test helps diagnose children with autism at younger age | Health - WCVB Home - WCVB.com

New test helps diagnose children with autism at younger age. Test results take about 10 minutes, health officials say. Published 7:47 PM EDT Jul 23, ...

Chimerix reports positive results in smallpox treatment trials

Chimerix, Inc. announced Thursday that their countermeasure against smallpox, brincidofovir, has seen positive results in animal models. Chimerix ...

Don't sign the anti-vaccination petitions in California - Daily News

After more than half a century, we had been winning the battles against infectious disease. Then, the outbreaks of measles at Disneyland last year ...

UPDATED: Five MU students with mumps previously given recommended doses of vaccine | Local ...

... given both recommended doses of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, according to the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health ...

School sets walk-in vaccination clinic - Daily Reporter

After that date, all students who haven't received immunizations are sent ... Allison Catron, public health nurse at the county health department, said ...

Missouri: Mumps cluster reported in Mizzou students | Outbreak News Today

Health officials with the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services are reporting five laboratory confirmed mumps ...

Experts propose $2 billion global vaccine fund | CIDRAP

However, they said vaccines against some infectious diseases are badly needed and feasible, such as Ebola, chikungunya, MERS-CoV, severe acute ...

BARDA: Recent 'universal' flu vaccine proposals fell short | CIDRAP

The quest for a broadly protective or "universal" influenza vaccine suffered a ... He said the CDC plans to test whether the Anhui-based H5N1 vaccine ...

News Scan for Jul 23, 2015

As noted in the story, many countries refuse to accept poultry from nations using an avian flu vaccine because it can be difficult to discern through ...

A Win for Vaccines, but Worries Remain - WSJ

In a growing number of states, parents can no longer refuse to immunize their children due to conflicting personal beliefsat least not if they want ...

At a Glance: Immunizations offered in Ecorse; free summer camp in Huron Township ...

Now is the time of year to be thinking of both summertime fun and going back to school. The Ecorse School District is offering free immunizations for ...

Anti-Vaccine Doctor to Keep his License, Medical Board Rules | Phoenix New Times

Anti-Vaccination Doctor Under Investigation by Arizona Medical Board ... of the medical community, including the Centers for Disease Control and the ...

Dachel Media Update: Autism Not REALLY on Rise - Right? - AGE OF AUTISM

Canary Party Vaccine Court Video ... of a whistleblower within the vaccine division at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there's suddenly ...

Mumps Outbreak on the Rise in Champaign County - Wandtv.com, NewsCenter17, StormCenter17 ...

CHAMPAIGN--The mumps outbreak in Champaign County continues to grow to unprecedented levels. "These are record numbers for us," said ...

Museveni Orders for Clerics Arrest Over Immunisation

The recently concluded door-to-door polio immunisation had glitches when some groups refused to have their children immunised especially in ...

Sudan's other crisis (Opinion) - CNN.com

Seth Berkley: Number of measles cases in Sudan could explode; At least a temporary ceasefire needed to make mass immunization possible, he says.

More whooping cough cases reported in Sun Prairie - The Star: Sun Prairie Star

The vaccines for whooping cough (pertussis) are the DTap for children and the Tdap for adolescents and adults. Vaccinations can reduce the chance ...

Free back-to-school immunizations offered for Broward students - WSVN-TV - 7NEWS Miami Ft ...

LAUDERHILL, Fla. (WSVN) -- The Florida Department of Health in Broward County is offering free back-to-school immunizations for students. Children ...

Rabies alert issued for Lehigh Acres for 60 days - The News-Press

But Holm said all are getting treatment for the viral disease as a precaution. ... in 2004, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . ... Vaccinations for rabies after exposure usually includes a injections on day an ...

MONTGOMERY: Board of Health wants cats to be licensed | The Princeton Packet | centraljersey.com

Township cat owners already are required to obtain a rabies vaccine for their pet, but a cat-licensing ordinance would ensure that all cats receive a ...

Nigeria 365 days closer to polio eradication | Naija247news

Polio efforts have contributed substantively to improving the health system, including disease surveillance, routine immunization and maternal and ...

Vaccines, physicals offered for school children at Cumberland health department - Fayetteville ...

Seventh-graders are required to have the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccine and the Meningitis vaccine. Gardasil and Hepatitis A shots ...

Rise in Autism May Be Due to Semantics - LidTime.com

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