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British pharma giant Glaxo to invest €1 bn in Italy in four years, focus on vaccines (2016)

Merck’s Zostavax draws new litigation from patients alleging they contracted shingles

American College of Pediatricians Latest to Warn of Gardasil HPV Vaccine Dangers

Should We “Unmask” the High-Profile Parents of Vaccine-Injured Children Who Remain Silent? - (Hey, it’s just the Future of the Human Race at Stake!) by Kent Heckenlively, JD

UK doctors re-examine case for mandatory vaccination

RFK jr. Visits the VaxXed Bus (video)

Vaxxed Italia Dr. Wakefield Mandates (video)

No Shot, No School - Thousands need Meningitis Vaccinations (video)

Italians Continue to Protest Forced Vaccination and Financial Penalties - Age if Autism

Britex Special Ed Style As British Students with "Mental Illness" Expelled in Droves by Anne Dachel - Age of Autism

Barbara Loe Fisher: Vaccinations and Health Care Freedom [Podcast]

We Are Vaxxed hello peeps #vaxxed #Praybig (video)

VaXism shared VicenzaToday's live video.

One Shot Fits All? Employers Struggle with Vaccination

APHA & STC Study Achieves 40% More Vaccinations

Global And China Human Combination Vaccines Market Research Report 2017

Travel Vaccines Market 2017 Trends, Applications, Types and Future Outlook Report

New two vaccines to be introduced from this year

FiercePharmaAsia—Takeda’s workforce rejig and Velcade patent win, China’s insurance drug list

Seth Berkley: How Can We Prevent The Next Epidemic?

CDC Travel Health Notices

Stop Vaccines Becoming Mandatory In The UK

Giving elderly people flu jab with four times the normal dose helps them avoid strokes or a heart attack

California Bans Unvaccinated Children from Attending Public Schools Kids without mandatory vaccines removed from state schools

Textbook-Rewriting Discovery Could Help Predict the Next Influenza Pandemic

Vaccines: An investment in health for a better tomorrow

Kittitas County offers shingles vaccinations for uninsured adults

Quadruple-dose flu vaccine lowers SNF residents' hospitalizations, largest study shows

Cow immunization may lead to new human vaccines and treatments for HIV, study finds

David Baumann: Let's not go backward on vaccines

California health officials battle state’s largest hepatitis A outbreak in 2 decades

Foster Care as Punishment: The New Reality of ‘Jane Crow’

High levels of resistant E coli found in Indian poultry

Yemen's cholera epidemic called 'worst ever' by Oxfam

News Scan for Jul 21, 2017 - H7N9 case in China; Zika birth defects; High-dose flu vaccine in nursing home patients

 

Traveling to Europe? Protect yourself from measles

"Travelers get infected while abroad and bring the disease home. ... M.D., an infectious disease physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and lead ... They're not able to take the live virus vaccine and then measles illness can be ...

Government of Canada Expands Containment Level 4 Laboratory

... growing number of emerging human and animal pathogens such as Ebola, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, and new types of avian influenza.

Cows could be key in helping researchers develop an HIV vaccine

A study published Thursday in the journal Nature explained that while cows can't contract HIV, they can produce antibodies to block infections like HIV ...

High-level lab in Winnipeg for studying dangerous pathogens to be beefed up

The increased lab space will help improve testing and researching of high-risk infectious diseases like Ebola, Middle East respiratory syndrome and ...

National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg gets $5M to expand Ebola containment lab

The increased space will help staff at the lab better respond to Ebola, Middle East respiratory syndrome and new types of avian influenza quicker amid ...

Rabies: Penang bans entry of dogs from Perak and Sarawak

The DVS now offers anti-rabies vaccination at RM5 each. Devan said as a rule of thumb, in epidemiology, vaccinating 70% of a population from any ...

The hepatitis alphabet

It is easy to be confused about the forms the disease takes, how to guard against them and whether a vaccine is available. The word hepatitis actually ...

Rabies control now being carried out in Sri Aman

It also said that 361 people had been given rabies vaccinations and that the state Health Department was presently trying to contact those who have ...

White House developing comprehensive biosecurity strategy: official

“That's (horsepox) not going to kill any of us, but that suggests that somebody might now in the future possess the ability to produce synthetic small pox ...

No one to own up to chikungunya, measles, but the victims?

Chikun-gunya in Dhaka and measles in Sitakunda, Chittagong have combined to highlight public health mismanagement at its height. A retired judge ...

Mayo Rotary Club receives a visit from new district governor Lisa Weeks

Weeks was excited to announce Rotary Club reached its goal of $1.2 billion to finish the Polio Vaccination, through donations and programs.

LETTER: County overreacted to puppy bite

And that's why people who handle dogs get the series of rabies vaccine as a precaution before they're around dogs and cats. If your animal shelter ...

Measles Outbreaks Continue to Spread and Claims Lives in the US and Abroad

The most recent report from the European Region of the World Health ... through vaccination due to underlying health conditions,” according to the report. ... In Italy, regional public health officials collaborated with representatives of ...

Help Stop The HPV Vaccine

HPV vaccine side effects can be deadly Most doctors are not aware of these potential complications, so incidents of this vaccine side effect could be ...

​Inovio's SynCon: A Platform You Should Get to Know

... to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases.” ... Inovio uses a novel synthetic vaccine design, branded as SynCon, to help ...

Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC

THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Americans traveling to Europe should take steps to protect themselves against measles, the U.S. ...

Person with measles visited popular New Hampshire beach

HAMPTON BEACH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials are warning the public about potential exposure to measles at one of its most popular ...

Ogun targets 2m children, 270000 pregnant women for immunisation

No fewer than two million children from ages 0-5 and 270,000 pregnant women will be immunised during the Maternal Newborn and Child Health ...

Health research dollars don't just save lives, they create jobs

Global health investment has been stagnant or falling since 2009, excluding the billions in emergency funding set aside during the Ebola outbreak.

MoH asked why no ready vaccine

“He was bitten in May and he has been given three doses of vaccines. ... Dr Sim, who also looks after public health, urged the people to take the ...

13 die from rabies in Kalimantan Barat

KUCHING: Rabies or the mad dog disease which had taken four lives ... According to Harian Rakyat Kalbar, the rabies virus in Kalimantan Barat has ... combating the spread of the disease through vaccination programmes and up to ...

Kate Middleton and Ivanka Trump Have This 1 Thing in Common

His research led to the HPV vaccine being given to women and girls around the world. The day will take on a competitive edge when William and Kate ...

Cow antibodies yield important clues for developing a broadly effective AIDS vaccine

"One approach to a preventive HIV vaccine involves trying to elicit broadly ... of reaching concealed areas on the virus's surface to block infection.

Cow Antibodies Yield Important Clues for Developing a Broadly Effective AIDS Vaccine

Cows are leaving the pasture and entering the field...of HIV vaccine ... with chronic HIV infection produce broadly neutralizing antibodies (bnAbs), ...

No new cases of rabies, situation under control, says Health Minister

“The ministry is not directly involved in the animals' vaccination as this is under the purview of the DVS...they have their standard operating procedures ...

No HPV Jab for Boys

Health bodies are condemning a decision not to include boys in the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination programme as "shameful" and a ...

Back-to-school vaccination event set for Semmes

School Rules Chapter 420-6-1 (1) states the COI will be on a form approved by the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), which is the one ...

Conflict Continues To Exacerbate Cholera Outbreaks In Yemen, Somalia, Hinder Polio ...

“The United Nations is hoping that battles against Islamic State in Syria will calm sufficiently for it to carry out a vaccination drive against polio, starting ...

MSDH reminds parents to schedule back-to-school immunizations

There is also a requirement for children entering seventh grade to receive the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccination. In addition, human ...

Which Is Worse? Experts Choose the Lesser of 8 Pairs of Health Evils

... in at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity each week and promptly show up for each physical, dentist appointment and flu vaccination.

Vaccine reduces influenza infections, but not influenza-like illnesses

Although vaccination reduced the incidence of influenza virus infections among older adults, it did not reduce the number of influenza-like illnesses, ...

The Side Effect Of That New Malaria Drug? American Jobs

A 50-cent meningitis vaccine. Kid-friendly malaria drugs. A vaccine to prevent a deadly diarrheal disease. These U.S.-funded global health ...

Could cows be the vaccine factories of the future?

“The body in HIV infection — either from natural infection or in response to a vaccine — does not like to make broadly neutralizing antibodies,” said ...

'The biggest thing for me was people staring' — one girl's quest for a longer leg

“I had polio when I was a baby,” she repeats with a practiced cadence. “I was adopted from China. ... Polio had left her with a leg shorter than the other.

Smallpox Drugs and Companies Pipeline Review H2 2017

MarketResearchNest.com adds “Smallpox – Pipeline Review, H2 2017” new report to its research database. The report spread across in 70 pages ...

When Populism Can Kill

Indeed, it is one of the primary reasons why eradicable infectious diseases ... By preventing infections, vaccines also prevent overuse of antibiotics, ...

Doctors advise parents after changes to meningitis B vaccination requirements

While university requirements can vary, she recommends vaccinations for whooping cough, tetanus, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, human papillomavirus, ...

Smallpox Pipeline Review Of Key Companies and Drug Profiles H2 2017

Pharmaceutical and Healthcare pipeline guide Smallpox – Pipeline Review H2 2017 provides an overview of the Smallpox pipeline landscape.

Trump's R&D cuts aren't just cruel, they increase the risk of bioterrorism

International R&D collaborations are key to responding rapidly to outbreaks, says Cameron, a lesson learned during the Ebola crisis. “Research and ...

Trump's plan to cut global health research may cost US billions

If Ebola vaccine research had not been mothballed in 2012 for lack of funds, she says, the 2014 Ebola outbreak may not have cost the US the $3 ...

Why this company is seeking venture capital and grant funding to finance its biomedical innovations

His talk, “Eradicating Polio & Enabling a Novel Vaccine Microneedle Platform,” focused on his team's recent work to develop MIMIX, a silk patch ...

Report links USGov global health funding to thousands of US jobs, millions lives saved

They include new malaria drugs designed especially for children, which are credited with saving 750,000 lives, and an inexpensive meningitis vaccine ...

Should vaccination be mandatory?

Others are more reserved however, expressing concerns that there is a lack of evidence that mandatory vaccination actually helps to increase uptake.

Australia: Measles alert issued for Sydney

For the first time since the March-April outbreak, officials with New South Wales Health (NSW Health) have issued a measles alert in the Sydney CBD ...

Film 'VaxXed' on vaccines and autism to be shown July 25 in Ellsworth

Film 'VaxXed' on vaccines and autism to be shown July 25 in Ellsworth ... the MMR vaccine and autism, which in 2004 ultimately denied such a link.

Boys Are Being Denied A Vaccine That Prevents Cancer. Why Is This Being Allowed To Happen?

To help prevent HPV here in the UK, a vaccine is administered to girls by the NHS before they become sexually active. All girls aged 12 and 13 are ...

Rotary District Governor tours Sheboygan Rotary Club Service Project

He emphasized Rotary's commitment to eradicate Polio and provide humanitarian service in the community and around the world. He commended the ...

Journalists and consumers need to immunize themselves against hype about unproven vaccines

Yet this unproven vaccine has drawn quite a bit of coverage, including ... Take a study published last week suggesting that a vaccine for meningitis ...

HBV while pregnant increases risk for HBV vaccination failure in newborns

Researchers observed a significant association between the presence of higher hepatitis B DNA at 28 to 30 weeks of gestation in pregnant women ...

BiondVax surges after results of flu vaccine study

Shares of BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. surged on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange after the firm said a Phase 2 study clinical trial of an universal flu ...

Antidepressant use in pregnancy linked to autism in children

Researchers at the University of Bristol analysed data from 254,610 individuals aged 4-17, including 5,378 with autism, living in Stockholm in 2001-11 ...

I have a headache

The same with Ibrance, Neulasta, Harvoni, and the HPV vaccine. I wonder if my medical team even watches these commercials that are supposed to ...

No HPV jab for boys

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has ... decision not to vaccinate boys is about saving money not public health or equity.

What's behind the low vaccine rate among teens?

CDC data show that just a third of teens have received the second dose of meningitis vaccine by aged 17 years, while less than 50% of boys age ...

CDC reminds travelers to Europe: Protect against measles

CDC is reminding travelers to Europe and other parts of the world to protect themselves against measles. The European Centre for Disease ...

Readers Write: British baby proves single-payer's ills

This is the theft perpetrated by the socialist, single-payer health care system in ... Vaccination is a public health issue, not a parental rights issue.

Almost half of hepatitis C patients not aware of their condition

"Experts are appalled by this number, because hepatitis B virus can be prevented with effective vaccination, while 95% of people infected with ...

Boys Are Being Left Without This Life-Saving Vaccine - But You Can Help

This week, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) made an incredibly disappointing interim decision to deny boys the Human ...

Boys Are Being Left Without This Life-Saving Vaccine - But You Can Help

The current HPV vaccination programme means that all girls aged 12-13 are offered the vaccine as part of the NHS's childhood vaccination ...

Teenage boys shouldn't be given HPV vaccine, says joint committee

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme should not be extended to boys, as it would not be cost effective, the UK Joint Committee on ...

Mumps Drugs and Companies Pipeline Review H2 2017

MarketResearchNest.com adds “Mumps – Pipeline Review, H2 2017” new report to its research database. The report spread across in 32 pages with ...

Back to school prep should also include vaccines, doctors say

... because it is possible and highly recommended,” Kimberlin said, adding that the best way to treat diseases like polio, measles, rubella, diphtheria, ...

Rotary International to launch polio fund in honour of Sam Owori

Rotary International has announced a Polio Fund in memory of the late Sam Owori, who was the President-Elect of Rotary International.

Refusing boys HPV vaccine saves the NHS cash but is bad science

The vaccine in question protects against HPV (human papillomavirus), and was one of the first immunisations to prevent a form of cancer. This virus ...

CureVac to Receive Patent Claiming the Combination of mRNA Vaccines with Anti-PD-1 Antibodies

... prevention or treatment of tumor or cancer diseases and infectious diseases. ... for the treatment of a wide range of cancers and infectious diseases.

HPV vaccination in boys deemed not cost effective

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has ... Prof Helen Bedford, Professor of Child Public Health at the Institute of Child ...

Seqirus Begins Shipping 2017-2018 Influenza Vaccines to the US Market

Seqirus, one of the largest influenza vaccine companies in the world, .... Influenza is a common, highly contagious infectious disease that can cause ...

Time to Check on Child's Immunizations

"The D-TaP, which is the Diphtheria, Tetanus and Petussis vaccinations. Polio, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps and Rubella, which is known as the MMR ...

Campaigning to change vaccine law

The proposed law calls for the provision of the Meningitis B vaccine to be extended to all children. Current provision means it is not given to children ...

In sickness and in despair

“Nine children, who recently died in Sitakunda, were suffering from measles, says the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research ...

Sierra Leone News: PPASL Executive Director wins award

When Ebola struck in the country, he provided strategic leadership and inspired staff to integrate Ebola Response initiative into Sexual Reproductive ...

Sierra Leone: teenage girls are dying from unsafe abortions and risky pregnancies

In 2015, when schools in Sierra Leone reopened after the Ebola crisis, the minister for education banned visibly pregnant girls from school and sitting ...

Traveling Internationally This Summer? Be Sure to Get the MMR Vaccine

Summer is a popular time to travel, but it is especially important to remind patients about measles outbreaks and prevention strategies. Measles is a ...

Warts Pipeline By 17 Pharmaceutical Comapnies and 28 Drug Profiles H2 2017

HPV infects the top layer of skin, usually entering the body in an area of ... furosemide , human papillomavirus [serotypes 6, 11] (bivalent) vaccine ...

Sarawak, Indonesia to discuss combating rabies

Sarawak, Indonesia to discuss combating rabies Dog owners bring their pets for vaccination at Kota Padawan community hall, near Kuching.

Vaccines: Epidemiology professor tackles anti-vaccination statements

The article, “Vaccine Rejection and Hesitancy: A Review and Call to Action,” is published by Oxford Press' Open Forum Infectious Diseases. In the July ...

BiondVax Pharma (BVXV) Announces Positive Phase 2b Clinical Trial Results for Universal Flu ...

... commented, "The development of universal influenza vaccines can be highly successful when public health institutes and companies work together, ...

BiondVax Reports Positive Phase 2b Clinical Trial Results for its Universal Flu Vaccine

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: BVXV, TASE: BVXV), and the UNISEC consortium today reported statistically significant positive results ...

New Market Research: Mumps Pipeline Review H1 2017 Development by Therapy Area, Stage of ...

Mumps Market Pipeline Review, H1 2017, latest research study provides in depth analysis on Cellular Tumor Antigen P53 (Tumor Suppressor P53 or ...

Campaigners consider legal action against HPV decision

GPs – who almost unanimously support extending the vaccine – have ... 'The decision not to vaccinate boys is about saving money not public health.

Accelerating ethics review during disease outbreaks: what we can learn from West Africa's Ebola ...

Zika virus, Ebola virus, and avian flu outbreaks are among the more recent and well-known international public health emergencies. It is critical to ...

Sarawak seeks collaboration with Indonesia to tackle spread of rabies

Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Openg (2nd right) watching a dog being vaccinated at the Kota Padawan community hall July 20, ...

RM3 million spent thus far to contain Rabies

Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Abang Openg said RM2.4 million was spent by the Federal Government to purchase anti-rabies vaccines to ...

Elephantiasis Pipeline Therapeutics Vaccines and Drugs Market Review H2 2017

The Elephantiasis (Lymphatic Filariasis) (Infectious Disease) pipeline guide also reviews of key players involved in therapeutic development for ...

Changes for Kansas City Back-to-school 2017 Immunizations

Changes for Kansas City Back-to-school 2017 Immunizations ... Manager, Communicable Disease Prevention and Public Health Preparedness.

A measles-infected tourist has left a trail of disease across Sydney

People who have visited the city centre, the inner-west and a handful of restaurants have been warned to keep an eye out for measles symptoms.

A study tries to prove efficacy of a rotavirus vaccine that might cause more diarrhoea

In March, the New England Journal of Medicine published the results of a clinical trial of a rotavirus vaccine developed by the Serum Institute of India.

Measles alert for central Sydney

A tourist with an infectious case of measles has visited a number of travel hot-spots in central Sydney, prompting health experts to warn the public to ...

Bill Nemitz: Anti-vaccine movement's disregard for reality poses a threat for all of us

... parents welcomed with open arms the array of vaccinations for polio, measles, mumps, rubella and other serious infectious diseases that had long ...

Flu vaccine distribution begins

Flu vaccine distribution begins ... The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends getting vaccinated as soon as vaccines are ...

Vaccines weren't properly stored, inspection shows

Affected vaccines include: diphtheria and tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus, haemophilus influenza type B, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, human ...

59 flu cases in a week at Bathurst, but spike no cause for alarm

“It is definitely not too late to be vaccinated and vaccination is free for those in high risk groups including those with chronic conditions, the elderly, ...

Not giving boys the HPV vaccine will put up to 400000 at risk, charity warns

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation yesterday said protecting boys against the cancer-causing virus is 'unlikely to be cost effective'.

Vaccination squelches a measles outbreak

An alarming number of people opt out, largely for fear of side effects, including a purported link between the MMR vaccine and autism. This connection ...

Health warning issued after traveller diagnosed with measles visited Sydney restaurants

Sydneysiders who have been in the CBD and Leichhardt this month are being urged to watch for symptoms of measles after an infected tourist visited ...

Gov't Scope of Infants Eligible for Free Flu Shots Expanded

Last year, the ministry planned to expand the free flu vaccinations but ended up only providing vaccines to infants aged between six and 12 months ...

Antidepressants and pregnancy: study didn't find they actually cause autism

Antidepressants and pregnancy: study didn't find they actually cause autism ... adjusted the results for other relevant variables such as parental age and family income and repeated their analysis using several different methods.

Back to school immunizations – schedule your child's now

To help parents prepare for 2017-2018 school immunization requirements, Public Health–Idaho North Central District (PH-INCD) is encouraging ...

New summer camp in Onslow serving individuals with autism

The camp serves individuals with autism from age 4 to 22 and of all levels on the autism spectrum. Sara Gage, social recreation services director for ...

Doctors recommend Kyrgyzstanis in Euro trip to be careful as measles outbreaks in 14 European ...

Today, over 4,000 people were diagnosed with measles and 35 of them were fatal, he said. The biggest number of cases was recorded in Romania ...

HPV vaccine could have cut my cancer risk, says survivor

Vaccination for a virus which causes 5% of cancers should be universally available on the Welsh NHS, campaigners have said. Girls aged 12-13 and ...

Measles alert issued after infected tourist visits Sydney CBD and Leichhardt

NSW Health is urging anyone who visited the Sydney CBD and Leichhardt in the past few days to be aware of the symptoms of measles after an ...

Free rabies vaccination campaign for dogs in Sarawak

KUCHING: The Sarawak Veterinary Services Department is carrying out a free rabies vaccination campaign for dogs at Mile 10, Padawan, to curb a ...

HPV in Wales: 'Make vaccine available to all on NHS'

The vaccine is available privately but can cost up to 500. ... "This is a real public health issue - men are being affected, we're treating more and more ...

HPV in Wales: 'Make vaccine available to all on NHS'

Girls aged 12-13 and gay men of 16-45 are vaccinated against Human ... "This is a real public health issue - men are being affected, we're treating ...

CHP warns of more active local influenza

“Young children aged six months or above yet to receive seasonal influenza vaccination of the current season may get vaccinated as soon as possible ...

Sierra Leone bishops say citizen action for peace key to 2018 elections

In Sierra Leone, a country that has overcome a decade-long civil war and Ebola, Catholic bishops urged the population in a pastoral letter to set aside ...

Sydneysiders to be on alert after a measles outbreak in the city

PEOPLE who have visited the CBD and inner west should watch for symptoms of measles after an infected person spent time in the area while ...

Geisinger: Vaccines not properly stored

Affected vaccines include: diphtheria and tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus, haemophilus influenza type B, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, human ...

Saudi gives Nigeria, 22 other countries health conditions for Hajj

Saudi gives Nigeria, 22 other countries health conditions for Hajj ... especially vulnerable countries with weak public health and immunization services ...

Vaccinations for the new school year

Seventh graders are required to get vaccinated for tetanus, and pertussis. While not required, health officials recommend that students age 11 to 15 ...

Rock band Spectrum defies stereotypes of people on the spectrum

In partnership with the Autism Society of Pittsburgh, Mr. Stewart, John Vento ... Mr. Laus, 23, learned drums at age 6 and picked up guitar at age 12.

Fear and Formula: Why parents are a target for bad marketing

The disgraced “scientist” Andrew Wakefield, who published a heavily-discredited paper suggesting a link between MMR and autism, is possibly the ...

Our view: Vaccination squelches a measles outbreak

An alarming number of people opt out, largely for fear of side effects including a purported link between the MMR vaccine and autism. This connection ...

Woonsocket Education Department announces elementary central registration

Immunization records: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, rubella, measles, mumps, chicken pox, and hepatitis, or a certificate from a licensed ...

Hong Kong's predictable peak flu seasons do not have to trigger front-page headlines

We can do better with our flu immunisation. Since community immunisation is effective only when a high percentage of citizens are inoculated, the ...

Shettima, Bill Gates, Dangote Hold Video Conference

... from Borno State made presentations on the successes and challenges so far recorded in 2017 on coverage of immunization exercises in the state.

Back to School Immunization

Back to School Immunization. July 18, 2017 Matthew LadwigNo CommentsElementary Announcements, Middle School Announcements. Back to ...

Rotary Club part of worldwide fight against polio

Rotary International has been involved in a program to rid the world of polio since 1985. More than $1.5 billion has been raised for the efforts. Rotary ...

There's still time to get your flu jab

It isn't too late to have the annual flu vaccination this winter according to ... control manager Gayle Kerlin said for these people the vaccine is free.

[Video] The Rabies Outbreak Is Not Stopping This 70-Year-Old Woman From Taking Care Of 600 ...

In the midst of the rabies outbreak in the country, mainly in the Serian ... the dogs under her care are vaccinated to prevent epidemics such as rabies.

Shettima, Bill Gates, Dangote Hold Video-conference On Polio Eradication

Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, Bill Gates and Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday, held a video conference for live contributions on the 2017 ...

Nigeria: Shettima, Bill Gates, Dangote Hold Video-Conference On Polio Eradication

Maiduguri — Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, Bill Gates and Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday, held a video conference for live contributions on ...

Persistence of Diphtheria in India Signals Need for Accessible Drugs for Neglected Illnesses

Presently, the UIP in India offers three doses of the diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus vaccine starting at six weeks of age followed by two booster ...

Antidepressants during pregnancy may be linked to autism in kids

Antidepressants during pregnancy may be linked to autism in kids ... However, experts unsure whether higher risk of autism is due to medication, or due to ... of a million individuals aged four to 17 living in Sweden from 2001 to 2011.

Urgent meningitis vaccine protocol change for HIV+ people

Dr. Benjamin Schwartz, Interim Director, Acute Communicable Disease Program, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued a ...

Once bitten, twice shy Penang taking no chances

The state was caught off-guard in 2015 during the rabies outbreak with a shortage of vaccines and hundreds of dogs had to be culled to contain the ...

Shettima commissions tailoring plaza for 300 women

Tagged, 'Midterm Review Meeting on Strengthening Routine Immunization in Borno State', the conference agreed on ways to improve Immunization ...

The Thunker, July 21, 2017

When I was a wee one I came down with mumps. Feverish and weak, I tried to lift my head from the pillow but couldn't do it. My head was too heavy for ...

Chicken pox cost Bryce Dallas Howard's kids cameos in Jurassic World sequel

My daughter was gonna do it for the first time, and then they got chicken pox... at the same time. "I just kind of kept them quarantined for a while." ...

Vaccination rules for Haj pilgrims announced

Vaccination against meningitis is mandatory for all local and foreign pilgrims. The flu ... The polio vaccine is also required of pilgrims from states no longer affected by the infectious disease, but which remain vulnerable to reinfection.

Flu season hitting Illawarra early: public health director

''This year's flu vaccine is effective against this year's dominant flu strains so we would encourage people to get vaccinated,'' he said. ''Annual ...

Dr. Alfred Ketcham, who pushed the frontiers of curative cancer surgery, dies at 92

Dr. Alfred Ketcham, the captain of his high school football team who spent his senior year in a hospital after contracting polio, and later gained renown ...

High flu occurrence recorded in recent weeks

To prevent influenza, SSM prepared 120,000 seasonal flu vaccines for 2016/2017, and vaccinated the most at-risk people from September 26 of last ...

52-year-old man is the fifth rabies victim in Sarawak

KUCHING: One more person has contracted rabies in Sarawak, and authorities are intensifying efforts to vaccinate more dog bite victims. On Tuesday ...

Rabies: Vet recommends vaccinating dogs in northern states

Aside from compulsory vaccination, Devan also spoke on the need to ... dogs and cats, not just in terms of rabies but also other infectious diseases.”.

County, city schools to host open house events

Children entering school for the first time are required to have the following immunizations: diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTaP), polio (IPV), ...

Over 5000 Children Fully Immunized in Grand Bassa

The children who were fully immunized took all the recommended vaccines, including the Bacillus Calmette–Gurin vaccine for tuberculosis, doses of ...

Parents: Add vaccinations on your back-to-school list

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The start of the school year is quickly approaching, and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment ...

Study points to link between antidepressant use in pregnancy and autism in children

Depression is common in women of childbearing age, and in Europe 3-8% ... between antidepressant use during pregnancy and autism in offspring.

Study finds slight autism risk link to antidepressants in pregnancy

LONDON (Reuters) - Children exposed to antidepressants during their mothers' pregnancies seem to have a slightly higher risk of autism than ...

Study finds slight autism risk link to antidepressants in pregnancy

Depression is common in women of childbearing age. ... She said the small apparent increased risk of a child developing autism "must be carefully ...

Study points to link between antidepressant use in pregnancy and autism in children

They analysed data from 254,610 individuals aged 4-17, including 5,378 with autism, living in Stockholm in 2001-11 who were born to mothers who ...

Thursday Lead Letter: Time for a timeout on efforts to repeal Obamacare

All residents will be exposed to more public health risks when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention loses funding for vaccination programs, ...

Autism-friendly cafe opening in Riverwest

Nic and Nicole Quiles plan to open Milwaukee's first Autism-friendly ... is now 11, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at the age of 5.

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If you're interested in The Age of Autism, you may also like: ... Cover image for Understanding Autism For Dummies · Understanding Autism For ...

News Scan for Jul 19, 2017

A study on tissue samples from rhesus monkeys that had been previously infected with Ebola to test vaccines and treatments has revealed new clues ...

What you need to know about Powassan Virus

Broome County Health Department Communicable Disease Nurse ... According to the Centers for Disease Control, there is no vaccine for the ...

First Success in Long Search for Universal Flu Vaccine

Flu vaccines can help prevent us from getting or suffering the most severe effects of the flu. But, each vaccine only protects us from three different ...

Maine families participating in largest autism study ever conducted

"That person with autism can be any age, any gender, any location," he said. And it can all be done from home. "We've already done our sample," said ...

House Appropriations Subcommittees approve FY 2018 State & Foreign Operations (SFOPs) and ...

Some of this decrease was offset by transfers from unspent emergency Ebola funding. Funding provided to CDC for global health matched the FY ...

Back-to-school fairs, with plenty of freebies, help get families ready for school

Bibb County parents should be sure to review dress codes, school supply lists and immunization requirements for their child's school before classes ...

Parents of Maine kids refusing vaccines as measles, whooping cough cases increase

Five percent of kindergarteners, or about 620, were exempted by their parents from immunizations during the 2016-17 school year, according to ...

Can a Newborn Contract Meningitis From a Kiss?

The parents of a month-old baby announced Monday that their child died just days after being diagnosed with viral meningitis caused by HSV-1.

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