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15 Scary AF Reasons Parents Need To Research Vaccines First

American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Launches Highlight on VACCINATIONS 4 TEENS to Help Address Teen Under-Vaccination

AstraZeneca's struggling FluMist loses out on crucial CDC vaccine backing—again

'We should not be afraid to ask questions': Kyly Clarke takes aim at 'vaccine misinformation' in a bid to 'protect children' as she heads meningococcal awareness campaign

Response to AMA’s Status Quo Vaccine Policy, Trumping Safety - Age of Autism

Child Safety or Parental Duty: New Study Maps out Core Concepts in the Vaccination Debate - Age of Autism

Bavarian Nordic Announces Positive Data from Ongoing Phase 2 Study Investigating a Universal RSV Vaccine

Araclon Biotech initiates phase II clinical trials of its Alzheimer's vaccine

Pilot Project Highlights Pharmacists' Key Role in Identifying And Resolving Unmet Vaccination Needs

Senators lay into Sanofi for Zika vaccine deal, call for public hearing

Window closes for having correct dose of immunizations

Pfizer celebrates the faces behind its vaccines with micro-documentary
   
End of painful vaccinations on horizon as scientists prove skin patch works just as well as injection

Individual and population trajectories of influenza antibody titers over multiple seasons in tropical Singapore

Viral outbreaks involve destabilized viruses: evidence from Ebola, Influenza and Zika
   
Vaccination requirement : Agnès Buzyn confirms its enlargement

Community pharmacists administered nearly 1 million flu vaccinations in 2016–2017

Ask Dr. Mona: Consider polio, other diseases before and after vaccines

Immunizations for High Flyin' Travelers - Don't leave home without them

Biological E, Takeda join hands for affordable combination vaccines

E.U. Court’s Decision On Vaccines Disregards Scientific Evidence

Community pharmacists administered nearly 1 million flu vaccinations in 2016–2017

A rise in Austin-area vaccine exemptions worries some health officials - Still, data shows statewide individual immunization coverage rates remain steady

The prenatal flu vaccine and ASD: Good research, bad conclusions.

Designer Protein Halts Influenza Virus From Infecting Cells

Enrollment to Begin in OncBioMune's Trial of ProscaVax for Prostate Cancer in Mexico

More Than 50 Medicines and Vaccines in Development for HIV Infection, Treatment and Prevention - New Report Highlights Rapid Advances in Science Fueling New Era of Fighting HIV/AIDS

Head of fungal meningitis outbreak pharmacy sentenced to 9 years in prison

Takeda, Biological E ink pact to develop and commercialize vaccines
   
County aids refugees with vaccinations

River Blindness Vaccine R&D Gets $3.6 Million Grant

News Scan for Jun 27, 2017 - Antibiotic resistance at the Hajj; MERS in Riyadh; Plague cases; Cat-linked tularemia case; HPV vaccine impact; H5N8 in Belgium

 

Congress, take an Ebola inspired approach to the opioid epidemic

Every day 91 Americans die as a result of this epidemic, compared to 11,000 deaths worldwide from Ebola from 2013 to 2016. Is this a new virus that ...

'Toy Story' Polio Theory Reveals Why Woody Almost Got Torched

The rumor started when former Toy Story consultant Mike Mozart described the polio backstory in an online interview on June 22, where he explained ...

New theory over origin of Andy's dad in Toy Story sparks debate after alleged report

The simple explanation Mozart gave, based on what Ranft allegedly told him, was that Andy's dad had polio when he was a child. As a result, all of his ...

Bill Gates: We Are Closer Than Ever Before to Totally Eradicating Polio

Through the use of a vaccine, polio, a virus that has long terrorized the world, is now almost completely eradicated. However, as Bill Gates noted ...

The anti-vaccination movement and public health

The anti-vaccination movement has grown in these regions in recent years, ... Concern over public health amid declining rates of vaccinations.

Biological E, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited in pact to make low-cost vaccines

In the context of MR (measles-rubella vaccine), we look forward to contributing to the measles elimination goals and protection against rubella, she ...

Is The Selective Vaccine Cycle Safe? 'Last Week Tonight' Takes On "Alternative" Vaccine Schedules

For many concerned parents, Sears' book presented a middle ground between a CDC-approved vaccination schedule and not vaccinating at all.

Hastings Kiwanis reaches $72750 fundraising goal

A vaccine has existed for decades that prevents maternal and neonatal tetanus and costs just $1.80 for the three-shot series. UNICEF has lead a ...

Cat Found In Mahopac Tests Positive For Rabies

The next free rabies vaccination clinic will be held Saturday, July 15, at Hubbard Lodge, 2880 Route 9 in Cold Spring, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and is ...

John Oliver calls out 'opportunistic quacks' behind the anti-vaccine hysteria for creating public ...

"Opportunistic quacks writing books that fan the flames of people's unfounded fears don't cause a legit public health hazard, except when they do.".

Last Week Tonight: John Oliver blasts Trump for boosting anti-vaccine movement

Oliver said vaccinations were one of humanity's most incredible ... journal The Lancet suggesting a link between autism and the MMR vaccine.

Science Won't Save Vaccines From Lawsuits Anymore

Immunization rates across much of Europe have plummeted since the turn of this century, falling below half of all children in parts of Italy, Spain, ...

John Oliver Tackles Minnesota's Measles Outbreak: Watch

Comedian and political commentator John Oliver took on the issue of Minnesota's measles outbreak in the latest episode of HBO's Last Week Tonight.

John Oliver Breaks Down Vaccines, Pleads with Parents to Listen to Scientists Over Rob Schneider

There's also Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who has long led a campaign against mercury-based additives in vaccines that were never linked to harmful ...

John Oliver takes a shot at the anti-vaccine movement and the 'opportunistic quacks' behind it

... fears don't cause a legitimate public health hazard, except when they do. ... "We are vaccinating him fully and on schedule, and if I can overcome the ...

How anti-vaxxers teamed with the Nation of Islam to warn of vaccination 'holocaust' against black kids

Anti-vaccination activists have found a new ally in their quest to end mandatory vaccinations for children: The Nation of Islam. ADVERTISING.

Ebola Aftermath: Restoring Trust in Hospitals in Guinea

In 2014, Guinea was declared ground zero for the Ebola outbreak, and before it was brought under control in January 2016, there were more than ...

Biological E in vaccine tie-up with Takeda

Takeda will transfer its measles and acellular pertussis vaccine bulk production technology to BE under license, the firms said on Monday. It would ...

John Oliver blasts Trump as a 'human megaphone' for the anti-vaccine movement

The anti-vaccine movement, which has been around for years, gained ... and infectious-disease specialist who is research director of the Vaccine ...

Health Matters: Preventing Chicken Pox

Doctors say that number has reduced by 90 percent thanks to a vaccine. Dr. Michelle Hoffman, a pediatric infectious disease physician with Golisano ...

GPs should opportunistically offer flu vaccine to at-risk groups, recommends NICE

GPs should use all face-to-face contacts as an opportunity to offer the flu vaccination to patients in at-risk groups, according to draft NICE guidelines on ...

John Oliver's Message to Anti-Vaxxers, Slow-Vaxxers: Memes Are Not Science

... which comes from a thoroughly debunked study by Andrew Wakefield, the discredited researcher Oliver calls the Lance Armstrong of doctors.

2015 Ontario Measles Outbreak Underscores the Need For Immunizations

In a recent report in the CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, a team of researchers in Canada have examined an outbreak of measles that ...

John Oliver talks vaccines on the latest Last Week Tonight

Chances are, you've heard about the vaccine controversy. I use the word ... Is thimerosal a mercury-based preservative used in vaccines safe?

Facts You Didn't Know About Autism in Adults

Adults with autism spectrum disorder face an overwhelming number of .... Most people are diagnosed with autism by the age of 2, which can actually ...

John Oliver Tries Desperately to Talk Some Sense into Anti-Vaxxers Before It's Too Late

The measles vaccination, for example, is one of the best investments in public heath, having prevented over 20 million deaths in the past 15 years.

John Oliver on vaccines: 'One of humanity's most incredible accomplishments'

... Oliver noted, running through an array of notable skeptics including Andrew Wakefield, a disgraced British former doctor, and Robert F Kennedy Jr.

Community pharmacists administered nearly 1 million flu vaccinations in 20162017

Community pharmacists in England administered 950,765 flu vaccinations to ... A spokesperson for Public Health England says that data on the ...

What's the deal with Andy's dad in Toy Story?

Around 1959, Andy Sr. was diagnosed with polio and his toys were destroyed, but he was able to salvage Woody, Slinky Dog and Mr. Potato Head by ...

Italy gets tough on childhood vaccinations

Parents will have to prove their children are vaccinated against diseases like measles, rubella and chickenpox when they enrol their children in ...

Uncovering 3D Protein Structures to Combat Infectious Diseases

Uncovering 3D Protein Structures to Combat Infectious Diseases ... of proteins arms scientists with the tools to develop better treatments and vaccines.

Vaccine Small-Cap Just Took a Big Step Forward

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, VBI Vaccines develops vaccines to address unmet needs in infectious diseases, in large underserved markets ...

A Look at Immunovaccine's Major Recent Milestones

... as well as clinical advancement of its cancer and infectious disease vaccine candidates, namely its lead cancer vaccine DPX-Survivac. Based on ...

Chatham Rotarian Will Be Next District Governor

Fraser says it's a cause that's especially close to his heart because the Rotary Club started its mission to eliminate polio back in the 1980s when he ...

Immunizations for high flyin' travelers - WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI News, Weather and Sports |

... make sure you're up to date on routine immunizations like MMR (measles-mumps-rubella), DPT (diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis), varicella (chicken ...

Handwalker breaks Guinness Book of World Records in Boca Raton

End Polio Now, along with the Rotary International District 6930, aim to rid the world of polio completely. Through partnering with these charities, ...

Immunizations for high flyin' travelers

... date on routine immunizations like MMR (measles-mumps-rubella), DPT (diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis), varicella (chicken pox), polio and the flu shot ...

The Anti-Vaccination Movement Is Working with the Nation of Islam to Scare Black Families

This is an exciting time for the American anti-vaccine movement: Before ... multi-dose vials of flu vaccines) and was never put in the MMR vaccine.

Watch John Oliver Explore How Trump, Memes Fueled Anti-Vaccine Movement

After exploring the frightening rise of measles, Oliver reiterated the lack of scientific evidence linking the MMR vaccine to autism. Alison Singer ...

Polio Eradication Possible With Sustained Immunization, Surveillance Efforts

For this, immunization and surveillance must be sustained. The one dark spot is Syria, where a fresh outbreak has paralyzed 17 children This is ...

BE Licenses Takeda's Measles and Pertussis Vaccines for India and China

The agreements give Indian firm BE rights to use Takeda's measles vaccine technology for the development of a combination measles and rubella ...

Sorry, But That Viral 'Toy Story' Background on Andy's Dad Is 'Fake News'

As a child, Andy Sr. was diagnosed with polio, and his toys were destroyed -- except for Woody, Slinky, and Mr. Potato Head, whom Andy managed to ...

Shares Trading unchanged at $5.70 (SVA) Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Enters into

The Company is involved in the sales, marketing, manufacturing and development of vaccines for infectious disease. The Company is involved in ...

Watch: John Oliver goes in on vaccines on Last Week Tonight

... of the anti-vax movement, which is spearheaded by the likes of Alex Jones, disgraced former doctor Andrew Wakefield - and Rob Schneider.

Area private schools see a rise in conscientious exemptions to vaccines

Students exempted from vaccinations for conscientious reasons are .... Pont pointed to the alleged link between immunizations and autism as a ...

Summer Travelers: Are Your Immunizations Current?

Nothing spoils a trip faster than getting sick. And a good way to protect yourself is by getting certain vaccinations before you leave home. Regardless ...

Immunizations for High Flyin' Travelers

MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Nothing spoils a trip faster than getting sick. And a good way to protect yourself is by getting certain ...

NanoViricides' Poster "Novel Nanoviricides Highly Effective Against Varicella Zoster Virus in Cell ...

Varicella Zoster virus (VZV) primary infection causes chickenpox, followed by latency in ganglia and neurons, and can reactivate decades later ...

John Oliver lays into anti-vaxxers in brutal PSA

Despite a discredited study that resulted in the doctor behind it losing his medical license, some still fear a link between the MMR vaccine and autism, ...

Infectious disease preparedness, response tool draws on lessons learned from US Ebola cases

The team's full report, "Health Sector Resilience Checklist for High-Consequence Infectious DiseasesInformed by the Domestic US Ebola Response ...

Maternal Antibodies Hinder Antigenic Responses to Vaccines in Infants

Infectious Disease Advisor asked whether, if the schedules were changed, maternal antibodies would provide enough early immunogenicity. "There is ...

Infectious Disease Society of America urges Congress to retain funding levels for NIH, Fogarty Center

The cuts, IDSA said, would severely constrain the development of urgently needed new vaccines, diagnostics, and therapeutics to address infectious ...

Mitch McConnell Wouldn't Meet with the March of Dimes Even Though They Treated His Polio as a ...

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell is not just a monster sent to earth to terrorize children and destroy our Democratic institutions. I mean, sure, he ...

New insights into the toxin behind tetanus

Tetanus toxin is the neurotoxin that causes lockjaw. Many are vaccinated, but tetanus still kills tens of thousands of people per year worldwide.

Form 8-K VBI Vaccines Inc/BC For: Jun 26

On June 26, 2017, VBI Vaccines Inc. (the Company) issued a press ... infectious disease and immuno-oncology vaccines, announced today that it ...

Smallpox epidemic ravaged Cleveland 115 years ago, killed 224

So instead of using the vaccine in treating smallpox outbreaks, local public health officials relied on isolating the victims in quarantine, and disinfecting ...

VBI Vaccines Added to Russell 2000 and Russell 3000 Indexes

VBI Vaccines Added to Russell 2000 and Russell 3000 Indexes ... infectious disease and immuno-oncology vaccines, announced today that it has ...

'This is the moment my heart broke' Mum shares devastating photo of moment she knew baby son ...

She continues to say that, 'since the introduction of this pregnancy vaccine, the UK has seen a reduction in infant deaths from pertussis by over 90%.'

John Oliver debunks anti-vaxxers' myths

Oliver noted that an unprecedented rise in measles has broke out in ... data that linked the MMR vaccine to autism there is absolutely zero link.

Analyzing the market segmentation, trends and forecasting Global Influenza Market which is all set ...

Influenza is an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract which is ... with vaccination programs against seasonal influenza infections necessitating the ...

Genomic Vaccines

Genomic vaccines promise to offer many advantages, including fast manufacture when a virus, such as Zika or Ebola, suddenly becomes more ...

Judges Shouldn't Be Allowed to Determine Vaccine Safety

France's Court of Appeal eventually ruled that because no research has established a causal link between the hepatitis B vaccine and MS, the case ...

A dogged commitment to pet care

If they had paid a single visit to a nearby veterinary clinic and given their puppies the DHPPI+L vaccine for five diseases distemper, hepatitis, ...

Biological E, Takeda join hands for affordable combination vaccines

... E to develop low-cost combination vaccines, including diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis (DTaP) and measles-rubella (MR) vaccines.

Thousands of pets in the East Midlands at risk of deadly diseases

Vaccinations protect pets from infectious diseases, which can severely impact their health, and can often be fatal. An initial vaccination course, and ...

Parents didn't vaccinate, daughter suffers neurological damage

Pneumococcal disease can cause encephalitis, pneumonia, and ear infections. However, in this case, the pneumococcal disease caused deafness, ...

Polio Vaccine Material Market Growth Analysis, Opportunities Forecasts Report till 2021

Summary: The Polio Vaccine Market Report is a valuable source of knowledge for understanding world's main region market conditions, including the ...

John Oliver shreds anti-vaxxers: Don't believe Trump kids don't get autism from 'science juice'

I kind of get why vaccines creep people out, the new father admitted. ... Any parent that believes their child was given autism through a vaccine, ...

John Oliver begs parents to listen to science (rather than Rob Schneider) on vaccines

You know, people like Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who has long led a campaign against a mercury-based additive which not only has never been linked to ...

State Vet launches north Durban rabies vaccination campaign

THE State Vet has launched its Durban North rabies vaccination campaign which gets under way on Monday, 3 July. Globally, it is estimated that up to ...

Two-dose Cervarix HPV vaccine remains noninferior to three doses at 36 months

A two-dose regimen of the Cervarix HPV vaccine in girls remained ... was noninferior after 1 month, they wrote in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Dr Rebecca Martin to share insight into WHO 1st African Forum

Dr Martin has worked both domestically and internationally in immunization, HIV, and health system strengthening and now leads CDC's global efforts ...

Better engagement is needed to combat the growing anti-vaxxer movement

The anti-vaccination movement has grown in these regions in recent years, although ... Scientists and public health officials must do more to engage with ... This will improve public health by helping to prevent objectively dangerous ...

More people who can get the flu jab for free should be vaccinated, says NICE

NICE is calling for people who are eligible for free flu vaccination to be ... Dr Richard Pebody, Acting Head of Respiratory at Public Health England, ...

Takeda, Biological E. In Deal To Develop Low-Cost Combination Vaccines

Rahul Singhvi, Chief Operating Officer, Takeda Vaccine Business Unit, said, ... These two agreements along with our current vaccine pipeline underscore our global commitment to address important infectious diseases across the ...

Takeda, Biological E. In Deal To Develop Low-Cost Combination Vaccines

These two agreements along with our current vaccine pipeline underscore our global commitment to address important infectious diseases across the ...

Freshers urged to get meningitis jab to protect themselves before starting University

The MenACWY vaccine helps protect against meningococcal disease, which new university students are at particularly high risk of contracting in the ...

Measles epidemic reaches 7282 cases, 30 deaths in Romania

The total number of measles cases, which have been confirmed in Romania until Friday, June 23, reached 7,282, with 30 deaths recorded.

Evaluation of immunization coverage and its associated factors among children 1223 months of ...

In Ghana, Expanded Programme on Immunization administrative coverages are usually high while childhood immunization status remains low.

John Oliver makes an impassioned case for vaccinating kids, with only a brief dig at Trump

But despite vaccines saving millions of lives, "small groups are both ... in the waiting room, the debunked link between autism and the MMR vaccine, ...

Takeda and Biological E. Limited Announce Partnership to Develop Low-Cost Combination ...

Takeda has sold both the measles and pertussis vaccines in the Japanese market for more than 20 years. In heavily populated countries like India, ...

Takeda and Biological E. Limited Announce Partnership to Develop Low-Cost Combination ...

Two recently-signed agreements will transfer Takeda's measles and acellular pertussis vaccine technologies to India-based multi-national company ...

John Oliver Takes a Jab at Anti-Vaxxers on Last Week Tonight

John Oliver took a poke at the anti-vaccine movement on Last Week ... to spread out vaccines, despite the fact that the Center for Disease Control says ...

Aussies unwittingly at risk when taking to the skies

Routine infant vaccination against hepatitis B began nationally in 2000 and funding for adolescent vaccination ran from 1996 to 2013, so patients ...

Boy with Infantile Paralysis Forced to Eat Faeces

The boy, who suffers from infantile paralysis or Polio, a muscle weakness, can be seen touching and grabbing the human excrement and licking his ...

A lawsuit helps muzzle John Oliver sort of

John Oliver blasts Trump as a 'human megaphone' for the anti-vaccine ... past, and has previously sued such media outlets as The New York Times.

Measles Can be Deadly, But is Preventable

Hotez told VOA, "In the pre-vaccine era, we had about 500 kids die of ... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends children get the ...

Mumps Returns to Harvard with Two Confirmed Cases

Harvard University Health Services has confirmed two cases of mumps on campus as of June 22, 2017, marking the return of the disease that infected ...

Measles is Deadly, But Preventable

More than 75 people, mostly young children, have gotten measles in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Nearly all were unvaccinated. The same is true in ...

'The Tenacity of That Woman Was Incredible'

I'm calling in a polio patient, he said. Like many children who suffered from the virus, which attacks the nervous system, McClellan left the hospital ...

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The vaccine segment

vaccine Last Week Tonight with John Oliver this week started with the host admitting that there is a lawsuit underway over the coal segment. Moving ...

A dogged commitment to pet care

We pay a lot of attention to giving anti-rabies vaccine to dogs because it ... The infectious disease unit regularly treats 10 to 15 puppies on a regular ...

East Africa: WHO Africa Boss Speaks on Status of Regional Healthcare

There have also been outbreak of epidemics such as cholera, Ebola, among ... This was especially the case in Ebola, which was quite dramatic.

Conflict, Ebola exacerbate Mental Disorder in Liberia

The Vice President and Chairman of the Liberia Chapter of the West African College of Physicians, Dr. Rose Jallah Macualey, says mental disorder is ...

Six-year-old boy's death fuels debate over vaccines in Italy

The move came after Italy experienced a measles epidemic amid growing vaccine scepticism. Some have blamed past statements by members of the ...

We're closer than ever to eradicating Polio and yet there's Syria

For this, immunization and surveillance must be sustained. On June 12, philanthropists and governments once again backed the Global Polio ...

Hepatitis: Why it remains a thorn in the flesh

Last year, the activities to mark World Hepatitis Day included a vaccination campaign of about 2,000 individuals for hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C ...

New York Blood Center Declares Blood Emergency

... which - among other milestones - developed the Hepatitis B vaccine and a patented solvent detergent plasma process innovating blood-purification ...

"Toy Story": la real historia del pap de Andy

Mike Mozart, un diseador de juguetes que fue amigo de Joe Ranft, uno de los jefes de Pixar, asegur que el padre de Andy haba muerto de polio, ...

Uganda: Chronicles of a Data Collector

He had to share space with health service providers for activities such as immunisation of children and a cold chain fridge - the vaccines storage.

Journalists To Strengthen Polio Immunization Campaign in Katsina

He further explained that the journalists would also undertake joint monitoring of Immunization Plus Days (IPDs) with local government area teams ...

Journalists To Strengthen Polio Immunization Campaign in Katsina

Dr. Aliyu, who assured that adequate vaccines against polio and other childhood killer diseases as well as other inputs for the immunization campaign ...

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