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Daily News 2016-01-28


A dozen pupils taken ill after reaction to meningitis jab at Northampton School for Boys

CDC channels Natural News, now says whooping cough vaccine doesn't work... but recommends more vaccines anyway

22,000 nurses across America refuse to submit to risky, mandatory vaccines

CDC Cover-Up of Autism and Vaccine Link Continues (Part 2) by Dr. Brownstein

New Concerns about the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine

Bill Welsh Presents Mycoplasma Vaccine/Autism Hypothesis to Scottish Parliament by Bill Welsh - Age of Autism

Study supports AAP recommendation on rotavirus vaccines

State lawmaker promotes vaccination bill

Vaccination Legislation Introduced - A bill just introduced in Madison..

Rotavirus Vaccines—OK to Mix and Match

America has TWO potential Zika vaccines ready for human trials - but officials admit they won't be in use for 'several years' - One of the vaccines was based on work done on the West Nile virus - Was never developed because a drug company partner could not be found  - Clinical trials in people may begin by the end of this year   

Side Effects Of Chickenpox, Shingles Vaccine Linked To Eye Inflammations: Study

Bill requiring hospital workers to get certain vaccinations moves forward

C. Luzon students to get dengue vaccines in March

March 4, 2016: Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

No Zika vaccine before Rio Olympics: Grant funded-development at early stage says US NIAID


January 14, 2016: Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Meeting Webcast

Pediatricians Association Admits HPV Vaccine Causes Ovarian Failure

Hepatitis B Vaccine Booster Unnecessary

Is the dreaded Zika virus another giant scam? by Jon Rappoport

UW researchers confirm Zika virus in Colombia - Virus has potential to spread to U.S., researchers try to develop vaccine

Inovio Pharmaceuticals and GeneOne Life Science Initiate Patient Recruitment for MERS Vaccine Trial

The world without vaccines was a cruel place

Vaccination rate in San Geronimo remains low

More children in Michigan getting vaccinated after law changes (video)

CDC Seasonal Influenza Vaccine & Total Doses Distributed

Flu Activity Forecasting Website Launched - CDC Launches New Website Featuring Flu Forecasts by External Researchers

CDC MMWR Announcement: Fifty Years of Global Immunization at CDC — 1966–2015

CDC MMWR Possible Association Between Zika Virus Infection and Microcephaly — Brazil, 2015

CDC MMWR Interim Guidelines for the Evaluation and Testing of Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection — United States, 2016

CDC MMWR Increases in Acute Hepatitis B Virus Infections — Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia, 2006–2013

CDC MMWR Active Monitoring of Travelers Arriving from Ebola-Affected Countries — New York City, October 2014–April 2015

CDC MMWR Notice to Readers: MMWR Series Now Available in Responsive Design and with Other Enhancements

CDC MMWR Notifiable Diseases and Mortality Tables

CDC January 2016—Public Health Law News
   
Overcoming barriers to developing and using new vaccines

OHSU joins effort to raise vaccination rates

Global Health Risk Framework: Workshop Summaries

Michelle Schneider: Here’s why Mark Davis is wrong about schools and vaccinations

Doctors urge adults to take vaccines

Three in hospital with influenza strain responsible for swine flu - Two other cases suspected in Wexford hospital, as HSE says H1N1 virus is circulating

WHO convenes emergency panel over Zika virus

Feds say US unlikely to see explosive Zika spread

The week in science: 22–28 January 2016 - The hottest year; a new frog genus; and the loss of Marvin Minsky.

News Scan for Jan 28, 2016 - More US listeriosis; H7N9 cases in China; Ebola screening

 

INTERVIEW: world's most difficult task ensuring UN sustainable development agenda, says top ...

UN Special Envoy on Ebola David Nabarro (left) and Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (right), were joined by actor ...

Whooping cough suspected in Florham Park School District

Pertussis affects the respiratory tract and can be treated with antibiotics, Varley wrote in her letter to parents. The first symptoms are similar to the ...

Experts Urge Quicker Action on Zika

Could Zika become the next Ebola? Top public health experts say the fast-spreading virus has caught the world unprepared again and they are urging ...

PubMed

Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 2016 Jan 23. pii: S1095-6433(16)30006-X. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2016.01.019. [Epub ahead of print] ...

Bill requiring hospital workers to get certain vaccinations moves forward

It would require people who work in a hospital to get vaccinated against diseases like the flu, hepatitis B, Measles and pertussis. LaPorte County ...

University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute joins national call for increased HPV vaccination

Low vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV) are a serious public health threat, according to experts from cancer centers across the ...

To prevent cancers, increase HPV vaccination

The cancer centers say that insufficient vaccination is a public health threat and call upon the nations' physicians, parents and young adults to take ...

Pertussis case confirmed at Manor High

A case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, has been confirmed at Manor High School, the district said in a letter home to parents and ...

It's Not Too Late To Get A Flu Shot

The Somerset County Department of Health is offering a free flu-vaccination opportunity to Somerset County adults ages 18 and older who have not ...

NCI cancer centers call for more HPV vaccinations

Article Thumbnail Image January 27, 2016 -- All 69 of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers issued a statement calling for an ...

Ukraine in the grip of deadly flu epidemic

Ukraine is in the grip of a flu epidemic. ... Health workers are urging people to have the flu vaccination. ... Some of the main symptoms of flu include:.

Confirmed case of pertussis at Manor High School

Manor ISD says that there has been a confirmed case of pertussis, or whooping cough, at Manor High School. Officials sent a letter to parents warning ...

Sierra Leone Police Suppresses Protests Against Anti-Ebola Measures

In this country was recently recorded a second positive case of Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF),which event that took place 17 days after the country ...

Leading American Cancer Centers Endorse HPV Vaccination for Cancer Prevention

Recognizing that insufficient vaccination is a public health threat, these leading institutions have called upon the nation's physicians, parents and ...

Vaccines: Tennessee Schedule for Dogs and Cats

Each state sets its own regulations about the rabies vaccine, so it's ... This is why your pet is issued a metal tag as proof of vaccinationif your pet is ...

The rumour mill

Unfortunately, this wild fire like rumour panicked every parent and the whole immunization scheme got not only paralysed, but almost all parents who ...

Borno Records Zero Case Of Polio

The common practice in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, like most northern states, is for polio survivors, who are usually from poor homes to hit the ...

UC San Diego Health and Nation's Cancer Centers Endorse HPV Vaccination for Prevention

... these institutions recognize insufficient vaccination as a public health threat and call upon the nations' physicians, parents and young adults to take ...

Dog, Cat Licenses In Long Valley Need Renewal This Week

A proof of rabies vaccination and spaying/neutering (if applicable) is required to license your animal. The rabies vaccination certificate must be valid ...

Nation's Cancer Centers Back HPV Vaccination

"HPV vaccination is our best defense in stopping HPV infection in our youth and preventing HPV-related cancers in our communities," according to the ...

Four Things Parents Should Know about the HPV Vaccine

The HPV vaccine is safe and effective and should be given to both boys and girls at age 11 or 12, before they have been exposed to the virus.

New Measles Case in Kampong Speu

The measles virus, thought to have been eliminated from Cambodia, has reappeared in Kampong Speu. On Monday doctors at the National Institute of ...

White House: Zika virus won't require Ebola-like response

While both viruses had a rapid spread, the Ebola virus can be fatal for anyone who becomes infected, while the Zika virus is most dangerous to ...

Zika vaccine won't be ready for a DECADE because the outbreak took hold so quickly, leading ...

An infectious disease expert told Daily Mail Online that a vaccine for the fast-moving Zika virus - which has been linked to birth defects - will not be ...

Brick's Free Rabies Shot Clinic Coming Sunday

A certificate of rabies vaccination must be presented as well as a signed statement from a licensed veterinarian saying your dog or cat has been ...

Meet the 75-year-old Tulane instructor fighting Ebola in Africa

Lee Gary Jr. was managing the largest Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone when he got what he calls the most demanding assignment of his ...

Zika virus: US scientists say vaccine '10 years away'

There is currently no vaccine or cure, and diagnostic testing is difficult. ... Emerging Infectious Diseases in Galveston, said they could have a vaccine ...

Yet again we have been blindsided by an emerging virus

It now joins a rogues' gallery of obscure viruses that have shot to global notoriety, including HIV, Ebola, SARS, West Nile, MERS, dengue and ...

UK will need to act faster when inevitable next Ebola emerges

AD HOC, uncoordinated and late. That's how the UK government's response to West Africa's Ebola outbreak has been described by the House of ...

Call for kids to get vaccinated against cervical, genital cancers

Scientists have developed a vaccine against human papillomavirus, or HPV, ... But the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and ...

Mumps awareness tips

You may be wondering what are the mumps and how is it spread? Mumps is a virus and it spreads through saliva or mucus from the mouth, nose, ...

10 Plumb Elementary students diagnosed with chicken pox

CLEARWATER - Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County released information about the outbreak of chicken pox Tuesday, Jan. 26. A cluster ...

Pregnant women will no longer be screened for rubella after cases are 'virtually eliminated' by ...

If a woman catches rubella in the the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, it can cause birth defects including brain damage, deafness and heart conditions in ...

Cancer Centers Promote HPV Vaccination for Cancer Prevention

The HPV vaccine can prevent most of these cancer cases but few girls and ... Surface Endowed Chair in Translational Medicine and Public Health.

Influenza outbreak at the prisons, two inmates at Intensive Therapy Unit

It was for this reason that the government offered free vaccination to everyone, ... The influenza jab was again offered to prisoners who had not taken it.

Health Unit Offering Online Reporting For Immunization Records

The information can still be called or mailed-in, faxed or brought to the health unit.but parents can also take a picture of the yellow immunization ...

Sierra Leone: Deceased Woman Was Not Ebola Victim

"Up till now the people quarantined [in Tonkolili] are healthy and happy," he said, adding that the four old women who washed the 'so-called Ebola ...

Groene at the Legislature: Dealing with real problems, not imaginary

There is no such thing as a meningitis vaccine; there is a meningococcal bacteria vaccine for certain bacteria strains. The proposed legislation would ...

NCI-designated cancer centers call for increase in HPV vaccination

Together, we the NCI-designated cancer centers recognize these low rates of HPV vaccination as a serious public health threat, the statement ...

UW Carbone Cancer Center Joins Nation's Cancer Centers in Endorsement of HPV Vaccine for ...

Madison, Wisconsin - The UW Carbone Cancer Center is among 69 of the nation's top cancer centers in issuing a statement with the National Cancer ...

Georgetown Lombardi Urges HPV Vaccination for Cancer Prevention

WASHINGTON In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer ...

#HPV Vaccine Expert From @FredHutch Available to Discuss HPV Consensus Statement on ...

These institutions collectively recognize insufficient vaccination as a public health threat and call upon the nations' physicians, parents and young ...

US researchers call for action on Zika

Georgetown University researchers on Wednesday urged WHO Director-General Margaret Chan to heed the lessons of Ebola and act quickly to ...

Greene County reports first flu case of season

While this is a late start to flu season in comparison to last year, the CDC ... Flu vaccine will protect against the most common flu viruses expected to ...

Amherst's Lord Jeff Out: Lessons Learned

As recently as a month ago, commentators in major sources like the New York Times and the New York Review of Books were describing the smallpox ...

Flu claimed lives of 122 Ukrainians this autumn-winter season

27.01.16 18:42 - Flu claimed lives of 122 Ukrainians this autumn-winter season, - acting chief sanitary officer 122 fatal cases caused by influenza and ...

Fred Hutch endorses HPV vaccination for cancer prevention

Fred Hutch and the other cancer centers named in the statement collectively recognize insufficient vaccination as a public health threat and call upon ...

Fred Hutch joins nation's cancer centers in endorsing HPV vaccination

27, 2016 In response to low national vaccination rates for the human ... According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HPV infections ...

GPEI lauds Pakistan's efforts to eradicate polio

A delegation from Global Polio Eradication Initiative called on Prime Minister's Focal Person for Polio Eradication Ayesha Raza Farooq in Islamabad ...

Mother of boy with autism and Down's Syndrome posts open letter to find Apple employee who ...

Ms Rink and her son James, who has Down's Syndrome and was diagnosed with Autism at the age of six, had been in the Apple store to collect and ...

Baylor joins push to encourage HPV vaccine to help prevent cancer

Infection caused by the HPV virus is extremely common, and cancers caused by this infection are on the rise, said Dr. Kent Osborne, director of the ...

Cancer centers call for greater use of HPV vaccine

... vacation against the human papillomavirus "a serious public health threat. ... recommendations for childhood HPV vaccination," says the statement.

European Alliance Dedicated to HIV Vaccine Research

Yves Lvy, CEO of the French Institute of Health and Medical Research ... A vaccine still represents the most effective public health tool in combating ...

Rubella screenings cut for pregnant women

From 1 April 2016, pregnant women in England will no longer be given rubella (German measles) susceptibility screening, Public Health England ...

MD Anderson Joins Nation's Cancer Centers in Endorsement of HPV Vaccination for Cancer ...

Newswise In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ...

Hopkins, Maryland cancer centers pushing for more use of HPV vaccine

Sixty-nine top cancer centers from around the country have joined forces to urge more widespread use of the vaccine to treat the human ...

NCI-designated Cancer Centers urge HPV vaccination for the prevention of cancer

HPV vaccination is our best defense in stopping HPV infection in our youth and preventing HPV-related cancers in our communities.

No need to panic about the Zika virus

From what you currently read about Zika, you could get the impression that the virus ranks about the same as Ebola and just slightly below HIV on the ...

Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center joins nation's cancer centers in endorsement of ...

These institutions collectively recognize insufficient vaccination as a public health threat and call on the nations' physicians, parents and young adults ...

UVA Cancer Center: HPV Vaccine Critical for Cancer Prevention

However, the CDC reports that just 40 percent of U.S. girls and 21 percent of U.S. boys are receiving the recommended three HPV vaccine doses.

Whooping cough case confirmed at Manor High School

MANOR, Texas On Monday Manor Independent School District notified parents of a confirmed case of pertussis (whooping cough) at Manor High ...

US researchers call for WHO to take rapid action on Zika

Georgetown University researchers urged WHO Director-General Margaret Chan to heed the lessons of Ebola and act quickly. Specifically, they called ...

HPV debate reframed to focus on cancer

It's called the HPV vaccine and it protects people from infection with the strains ... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that all ...

NCI-designated Cancer Centers Urge HPV Vaccination for the Prevention of Cancer

... a group of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Centers, recognize these low rates of HPV vaccination as a serious public health ...

MD Anderson joins nation's cancer centers in endorsement of HPV vaccination for cancer prevention

These institutions collectively recognize insufficient vaccination as a public health threat and call upon the nation's health care providers, parents and ...

Winship Cancer Institute urges increased HPV vaccination

The vaccine has shown to be effective in preventing a large number of ... Bednarczyk, assistant professor at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health.

Hopkins, Maryland cancer centers pushing for more use of HPV vaccine

The CDC recommends that boys and girls receive three doses of HPV vaccine at ages 11 or 12 years-old, but it can be started as early as age 9.

Private clinics seeing shortage of GSK's Bexsero in UK

GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK) has been experiencing a high demand for its meningitis B vaccine Bexsero that has led to a shortage of doses for U.K. ...

US researchers call for WHO to take rapid action on Zika

Georgetown University researchers urged WHO Director-General Margaret Chan to heed the lessons of Ebola and act quickly to combat the ...

Karmanos Cancer Institute among nation's top cancer centers endorsing HPV vaccination for ...

We join other institutions in recognizing insufficient vaccination as a public health threat and call upon the nation's health care providers, parents and ...

Rubella screening to end for pregnant women in England

Women will no longer be offered a blood test to see if they are immune to rubella, otherwise known as German measles, from April 2016. Public Health ...

MPs Hails President Koroma

Honorable Tunde Lewally of Constituency 104 said that the past 18 months have been a tough time for the country as Ebola wrecked almost every ...

Zika isn't like Ebola, and this kneejerk response won't help those affected by it

Notably, there has been a growing conversation focused on learning lessons from the failures of the global health community during the Ebola ...

Research begins into vaccine possibility for Zika virus in US

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also announced new instructions for pediatricians treating infants whose mothers may ...

Eradicating Polio In Pakistan Requires Overcoming Extremist Ideology, Violence Against ...

The last mile of polio eradication is a story of extremism and geo-politics. The global initiative to wipe out the last bastions of the disease is one of the ...

AL Public Health Dept Contests Lead Reports, Infectious Disease Study Ranks Alabama Poorly

... U.S. states on ten goals like flu vaccination rates and the reporting of AIDS cases. Alabama met four of the ten, as did Tennessee, Louisiana, Florida, ...

Ebola: Arik resumes flights to Freetown

Following the eradication of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in some West African countries, Arik Air has resumed flight services from Lagos to ...

Suspected Case Of Meningococcal Meningitis Detected At Krachi West District

This type of Meningitis is different from Pneumococcal Meningitis. ... Meanwhile, new cases of Pneumococcal Meningitis have been reported in the Bia ...

83 Spartans touchdowns benefit Rotary Club of Salem's fight against polio

Pictured above are President Tommy Barber (left) and Skip Lautenschlager (right) from the Rotary Club of Salem, who were present at the Salem High ...

Zika Virus In USA: Obama Calls For Vaccine And Treatments As Cases Of Virus Confirmed

Beth Bell of the CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) said there are several reasons why infection cases ...

United Nations Confirms Syria Free of Poliomyelitis

... Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The Health World Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children Fund (Unicef) confirmed that no cases of polio were ...

Fear Grips Brong Ahafo Residents

Following the death of 33 people from Pneumococcal Meningitis in the Brong Ahafo Region, many people in the region are currently living in fear.

Case of whooping cough reported at Manor High School

A professor at UT Austin has hit a breakthrough in protecting babies from pertussis, also known as whopping cough. (Credit/Amanda Brandeis) ...

President Sirleaf Off To Addis Ababa for 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union

The luncheon is to also celebrate the collective victory against the Ebola virus epidemic, the lessons learnt and the formal end of the ASEOWA ...

Pneumococcal Meningitis: Health officials in Volta Region step up surveillance

Seven suspected cases of meningitis have already been recorded in the Volta Region, with samples of all the cases being sent for laboratory ...

Sindh CM urges officials not to be complacent in polio eradication

Presiding a meeting of Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI- Sindh), he said decline in the number of polio cases to 12 last year compared to ...

Still time to get the flu jab sorted out say North Warwickshire's health leaders

Bosses from NHS Warwickshire North Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are reminding vulnerable people that they can still get the flu jab which ...

Pinellas health officials investigate eight chickenpox cases at elementary school

Pinellas County health officials are investigating eight cases of chickenpox at an elementary school and recommended that parents get children ...

Study: Exercise can help reduce menopause hot flashes

Women who lead sedentary lives have more severe menopause symptoms compared with more physically active women, a new study finds.

It just got easier to report your child's vaccinations

And now, parents can report the vaccinations without leaving the house. ... most effective way to reduce the spread of infectious diseases in schools.

Rubella screening to end in England

Pregnant women will no longer have rubella screening in England, officials have announced. Public Health England said the success of MMR ...

Town offering pertussis vaccine

WEST MILFORD The West Milford Health Department is offering the pertussis vaccine (Tdap-tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) for adults and ...

Amherst College Drops Lord Jeff Mascot Over Bad Connotations

Jeffery Amherst, known for suggesting a plan to deliver smallpox-infected blankets to Native Americans. Amherst was the commander of British forces ...

Health chiefs end rubella screening for pregnant women

Pregnant women will no longer be screened for rubella, Public Health England (PHE) has announced. From April, women will not be offered the blood ...

Pneumococcal Meningitis: Six confirmed dead in the Ashanti Region

Six people have been confirmed dead in the Ashanti Region following the spread of Pneumococcal Meningitis in the area. Dr Fredrick Adomako ...

Sam's autistic but he doesn't need a cure, he's just different

Sam's autistic but he doesn't need a cure, he's just different ... elephants when he is older, taught himself to read before the age of five and is autistic.

New Ebola case emerges in Sierra Leone

Just hours after the World Health Organisation announced an end to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Sierra Leone confirmed a new death from the ...

Peak flu season still expectedIt's not too late for a flu shot.

Our powerful winter storms are proof we still are in the heart of flu season. Public Health is reminding people that it is not too late to get a flu vaccine ...

Rubella screening in pregnancy to end as disease 'eliminated' in Britain

Rubella screening for pregnant women will end in April after Public Health ... Before the introduction of immunisation, rubella occurred commonly in ...

US Goverment Starting Research to Find Zika Virus Vaccine

President Barack Obama called a meeting on Tuesday with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Outbreak: How to protect yourself from Pneumococcal Meningitis

Ghana has been hit hard with the deadly strain of Pneumococcal Meningitis, which has so far claimed 33 lives. This has caused fear and panic among ...

Rewriting the History of Autism

Ginger described how Dan Olmsted actually first contacted Donald Triplett in 2005, for his series, Age of Autism. Dan was interested in the connection ...

Influenza outbreak in prison lands two inmates in hospital, health authorities handling situation

Influenza outbreak in prison lands two inmates in hospital, health ... contacts, and vaccination to those who had not previously taken up the flu vaccine.

Horror as up to 15 kids COLLAPSE after having jabs at school

Between ten and 15 Year 10 students keeled over after having a meningitis jab ... "Some of the vaccinated children have become unwell shortly after ...

Beijing Sinovac to produce vaccine against hand foot and mouth disease

China's vaccine industry was shadowed by a quality scandal in late 2013, when 17 infants were reported dead after being vaccinated using hepatitis B ...

Court & Police Update 2 | Flu outbreak in Corradino leads to inmates' hospitalisation, doctors ...

... treatment of people who were sick with antivirals, management of contacts, and vaccination to those who had not previously taken up the flu vaccine ...

Hickman To Be Inducted Into Pirate 'Wall of Fame'

Four months prior to the Polio vaccine becoming available to the public, Gary sadly contracted this debilitating and oftentimes deadly disease.

Cambodia confirms first case of measles after elimination

Cambodia treats first case of the measles virus after being declared measles-free last year. Reuters file pic, January 27, 2016.Cambodia has ...

Biosan Latvia participated in the creation of a vaccine against Ebola

The essence of the high-tech business of Biosan Latvia is related to biosafety which is one of the aspects that were raised in the TV program about the ...

Four Deadly Viruses That Are Worse Than Ebola; HIV is One of Them

Ebola is one of the deadliest viruses on the planet. As of right now, according to the National Institutes of Health, the mortality rate of Ebola is 60 ...

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CSM hits Volta region as pneumococcal meningitis kills 32

CSM hits Volta region as pneumococcal meningitis kills 32 ... The patient was among seven other suspected cases of pneumococcal meningitis ...

Cambodia confirms 1st case of measles after elimination

PHNOM PENH, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia has confirmed the first case of measles after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared in March ...

Audit: Agency erred in immunization program

For five years, the department allowed its three state employees, including the head of the division that oversees its immunization program, to be ...

New measures to encourage childhood vaccinations

Parents can seek free catch-up vaccinations for children under the age of 10 under the current arrangements of the National Immunisation Program.

Whooping cough vaccine in low supply causing five month wait, says pharmacist

Whooping cough (pertussis) is an extremely contagious respiratory infection, which causes uncontrolled coughing and vomiting, and can last for ...

Chicken pox outbreak at Plumb Elementary

There is no school for three some students at Plumb Elementary School after some classmate came down with chicken pox. (Photo: Carl Court, Getty ...

KVMR's Jeanie Keltner To Interview Laura Hayes

Kvmr Tune into KVMR FM 89.5 at noon PACIFIC time tomorrow, Wednesday 1/27 to hear AofA contributor, commenter and friend Laura Hayes on ...

US working on vaccine for Zika virus as CDC expands travel alerts

The U.S. government is beginning research into a possible vaccine for the ... He directs NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Amherst College Drops Mascot Associated With Smallpox Blankets

Amherst was proponent of giving smallpox-infected blankets to Native Americans. In 1763, he wrote, You will do well to try to inoculate the Indians by ...

No evidence that HPV vaccine caused an Upper Hutt teenager's unexplained death

"The evidence falls far short of establishing that Jasmine's death was due to the adverse effects of her vaccinations," Evans said. An autopsy by ...

Avoid the flu

Everyone 6 months and older is recommended to get a flu vaccination annually, said J. Dean Greeson, M.D., the senior vice president and chief ...

Research into Zika virus vaccine begins

Research into Zika virus vaccine begins ... against Zika, said Fauci, who directs NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. ... While scientists try to prove if Zika is the cause, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

NYC's 'Dining with Dogs' regulations could ruin new state law, pet fans say

She said Health Department statistics show only 20% of dog owners have a valid license and up-to-date rabies vaccine. What this regulation is doing ...

Case Western, Merck team spotlights vaccine response predictors

... enhance vaccine effectiveness, in particular with hepatitis B vaccination. ... and inflammation, researchers may be able to predict vaccine response.

People who had chickenpox are at risk for shingles, too

Therefore, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend the shingles vaccine, which has been in use since 2006, for people ages 60 ...

2 kids test positive for whooping cough at Evanston preschool

Two children enrolled at Evanston's Unity Preschool tested positive for pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, last week, a city official ...

As Zika Virus Rises, Vaccine Development Gets Attention

"If a vaccine is feasible, it would be one of the best ways to combat [Zika virus]," said Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease specialist and a senior ...

McLean County now up to five cases of mumps in 2016

McLean County Health Department The McLean County Health Department Department reminds residents to protect themselves from mumps. (Adam ...

Audit finds conflict of interest at state health department

In some ways, the audit offers fodder to immunization-wary interests, who ... The department contracted with the Colorado Children's Immunization ...

Doctor Keeps A Card With The Name Of The Diagnosis

Red ribbon awareness on human hand with aged wood background: World aids day satin ribbon symbolic concept for raising awareness/ concerns/ ...

Heather Yakin: Some words of precaution, some of congratulations

In mid-January, parents in Liberty were greeted with the news that there was a probable case of pertussis at the high school. This week, Goshen ...

Lassa fever patient set for full recovery LASG

At a briefing ahead of immunization exercise for children in the state against measles billed to commence tomorrow, Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide ...

Mumps may be slowing

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The mumps outbreak may be slowing down. It's news the health department is happy to hear. Only two new cases of the ...

Lower brain levels of vitamin B 12 may indicate aging, autism, schizophrenia

Lower brain levels of vitamin B12 may indicate aging, autism, ... with autism or schizophrenia, compared with age-matched healthy controls.

Uganda: Stolen Govt Drugs Recovered in Private Hospital

The police spokesperson for Bukedi region, Mr Michael Odongo, said the recovered drugs, including 500 doses of hepatitis B vaccines and testing kits ...

'Lord Jeff' was never Amherst's official mascot. But the college just dropped him anyway.

At one point he suggested using blankets infected with smallpox. Lord Jeff as a mascot may be unofficial, but the College, when its own resources are ...

It's vaccination time

The National Immunisation Program provides free vaccines which are essential to protect our children and the community from diseases which can ...

Amherst College Drops Mascot Criticized As Offensive

The mascot is a caricature of Lord Jeffery Amherst, an English general who proposed giving blankets from smallpox patients to Native Americans.

Unvaccinated children told to stay home amid chicken pox outbreak at Plumb Elementary in ...

The Pinellas County Health Department is trying to stop a chicken pox cluster from spreading at an elementary school. School officials confirm eight ...

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