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Cleveland Clinic opens medical center inside Lakewood HS, more centers planned in other schools (video)

Medical Historian by Cathy Jameson - Age of Autism

Beatrice Lorenzin Put at the Head of Global Vaccine Strategy at White House in 2014 by John Stone - Age of Autism

Put The Needle on the Record - Payola Alive and Well in Pediatrics - From World Mercury Project - Age of Autism

Indore: 6-month-old girl falls ill after taking polio drops


Solon warns DOH experts against ‘moonlighting’

Bribing Pediatricians To Be Vaccine Bullies
   
Employee Forced to Get Flu Shot or Face Termination Suing for Religious Discrimination

Hawaii Subject | Vaccination Study

Mumps and Vaccinations Syracuse University

Frederick doctors join push to raise HPV vaccination rates in Maryland

HPV Vaccines Market – Clinical analysis and growth prospects for Next 5 Years

New threat to vital HPV jab as advisers to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt say extending the vaccine to boys would not be 'cost effective' - Cancers related to HPV virus kill 1,550 women and 650 men in Britain every year - The Mail on Sunday has been campaigning for boys to be protected from virus - A report being considered proposes a 'stricter hurdle' for life-saving vaccines

Maloney backs away from questioning if vaccines cause autism

The Hunt For Cancer Vaccines - How Roche May Win Big (Part 1 Of 2)

4 kids sent home in Milan over vaccines (3) - Deadline to comply with new law passed at weekend

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

Be careful in reporting risks of vaccination: health comms expert

Unpopular View: Don’t blame vaccines

Why does modern medicine have a big problem with natural health? by Jon Rappoport

We Are Vaxxed Ktalk Radio's Liberty Line-up interviews Christine Stenquist of TRUCE on the medical cannabis debate. (video)

We Are Vaxxed Granny Good-Food is in the house! With Shawn Siegel and Marcella. Dr Suzanne and Polly checking in. (video)

Would you pay for an Ebola vaccine? Most say yes.

Cutting-edge NHS drugs do more harm than good

Altimmune Announces Pre-Clinical Data From its SparVax-L Anthrax Vaccine Program

Eye on Extension: Prevention is worth a pound of cure

Nationwide polio vaccination campaign aims to vaccinate more than 2.4 million children

'It's abuse' or 'It's no different to vaccinations': Fierce debate sparks over baby's ear piercing at Claire's Accessories

Bhopal: ‘Strike virus’ paralyses pulse polio campaign

Europe Responds to Recent Measles Outbreaks with Tougher Vaccination Laws

Europe Responds to Recent Measles Outbreaks with Tougher Vaccination Laws

Rumors, mistrust hinder Brazil yellow fever vaccine campaign

Protecting against Zika in pregnancy

Bavarian Nordic Announces Annual Report 2017

Hungary to provide chickenpox vaccine free of charge from next January

Europe Confronts Measles Outbreak to Protect the “Herd” - Measles outbreaks reported in 15 EU countries during 2017

A Louisville firefighter didn't miss a day of work in 10 years until he got hepatitis A (video)

Global Anti-Infective Vaccines Sales Market Report 2018

2018-2025 Porcine Vaccine Report on Global and United States Market 2017 – Recent Study Including Growth Factors, Applications, Regional Analysis, Key Players and Forecasts till 2022

Global Therapeutic Vaccines Market Cost Structure, Product Type Detail, Downstream Consumer,Regions forecast to 2021

Vaccine Market: Top 20 Countries Industry Analysis And Opportunity Assessment 2018-2022

“Disease X’ Added to the WHO R&D Blueprint List - R & D Blueprint committee reviews viruses, bacteria, and infectious disease to consider potential epidemics and pandemics

Therapeutic Vaccines Market Driven by Industry Trends, Market Size, Market Share Forecast till 2022

CRISPR helps find new genetic suspects behind ALS/FTD - Study provides roadmap for using CRISPR to investigate neurological disorders.

Scientists Discover The Root Of Autoimmune Diseases – And How We Can Treat Them

Hepatitis A Vaccine Market Size, Manufacturers, Production Types, Application and Specification, Forecast to 2023

60 pc children deaths could be prevented thru vaccination

Oral Rotavirus Vaccine Market 2022: Types, Applications, Manufactures and Regions (North America, Europe, China, Japan, Southeast Asia, India)

0ver 4.43 million children to be vaccinated in high risk KP districts

Frank A. Bures: Getting to the bottom of whopping cough

Is There An HSV-2 Vaccine Available? - Herpes Simplex Virus 2 vaccine candidates miss the mark


Participants needed for UGA research about flu vaccinations

Study Shows Gut Bacteria Can Spread to Other Organs And

Novartis wants more digital—and needs better compliance—and it's shuffling executives to do it

Trigger Disease - And now we know how to fight it.

EU, WHO insist that measles vaccinations are necessary - The World Health Organization reports the number of people who contracted measles in Europe in 2017 was four times higher than the year before.

CDC ANA Webinar 6: Empowering Nurses to Protect Themselves and Their Patients: Disaster Preparedness through the Seasons

Crawford: Lawmakers should face immunization facts

5 major developments this flu season

Puerto Rico Holds Historic Flu Vaccination Campaign (video)

VBI Vaccines (VBIV) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Global Prefilled Syringe Market 2018 Taisei Kako(JP), Terumo(JP), Unilife Corporation(US) and Roselabs Group(IN)

Tests turn up low-path H7N1 avian flu at Texas farm

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 12, 2018 - Infection risk tool and stewardship; Multidrug resistance in Ghana

News Scan for Mar 12, 2018 - MERS in Saudi Arabia; WHO priority diseases; More Brazil yellow fever; Rift Valley fever in South Sudan

 

65000 children vaccinated against Polio in Ramban

To make sure children below five years of age are vaccinated against Polio, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Ramban Dr Saif-Ud-Din Khan kick ... "Irrespective if the children were vaccinated earlier, the parents must make sure that their kids, below five years, are covered under polio vaccination this time ...

2ND phase of pulse polio drive held across Kashmir

The second phase of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization Programme was held across Kashmir today in which thousands of children under the age of 5 ... Elaborate arrangements were made by the respective district administrations to carry out the anti-polio drive successfully for which polio booths ...

Phase II pulse polio drive: 65L kids given drops on Day 1

Private paediatricians too will administer polio drops in their clinics. All children below five years of age, including those immunised in the first phase, are required to be brought to these booths. Chennai: The state government kick-started the second phase of the pulse polio immunisation campaign on ...

Second phase of pulse polio drive held across Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The second phase of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization Programme was held across the valley on Sunday in which thousands of children ... It was said that 43371 children in the age group of 0-5 years are the target of the immunization drive for which 215 pulse polio centres have been ...

Hajin, Sumbal people remained uninformed

ISM Nodal officer Bandipora Dr Qazi Ifthikar Hussain told Kashmir Reader that he received numerous calls from the people that there was low turnout of the children. He aid till 11 am, less than two percent children turned up for immunization at government run CHC Hajin and CHC Sumbal respectively.

District falls short of pulse polio vaccination target

The district-level inauguration of the programme was conducted at the Vazhakulam family health centre. V. P. Sajeendran, MLA, inaugurated the function and the first dose of the oral polio vaccine was given to the daughter of District Collector K. Mohammed Y. Safirulla, who was the chief guest at the ...

Over 5K kids administered polio drops in Kalanaur

A total of 5,782 children between the age-group of 0 and 5 years were administered polio drops on the first day of the pulse polio immunisation drive in the Kalanaur block of Gurdaspur today. Senior Medical Officer, Kalanaur, Dr Lakhwinder Singh Athwal said they had formed 92 fixed booths, a transit ...

2nd phase of pulse polio covers 98.7% on first day

In this drive, the government has set up 22,768 polio centres where about 95,500 staff ensured that everyone is covered. Besides these 737 transit centres were also set up at bus stands, railway stations and major junctions. A total of 787 mobile teams, 2,280 route supervisors, 8711 ANMs, 27,045 Asha ...

Health chiefs differ on flu outbreak

Currently, the flu vaccine is not part of the National Immunisation schedule as recommended. ... “Flu virus keeps changing and with the dynamics and getting a single effective vaccine for all the types is a challenge,” Dr Collins Tabu, the head of the National Vaccines and Immunisation Programme, said.

Prakasam witnesses brisk turnout at pulse polio centres

More than 95% of the 3.54 lakh children up to 5 years were administered polio drops in Prakasam district on Sunday. Environment Minister Sidda Raghava Rao formally inaugurated the second phase of the Pulse Polio Immunisation programme by giving polio drops to a few tiny-tots at the upgraded ...

76957 children vaccinated for polio in city

Kundan Pal, District Immunisation Officer, said, “We have achieved more than 50 percent against the set target on first day of three day long pulse polio drive. As anganwadi workers had decided not to render services, nursing students came quite handy and we could be able to complete task in a ...

Pulse polio vaccination drive begins, 3L kids to be covered

Madurai: As many as 3.08 lakh children are to be covered under the second phase of pulse polio vaccination drive at Madurai city as the vaccination drive commenced on Sunday. State cooperatives minister Sellur K Raju inaugurated the drive at Palanganatham government maternity hospital in the ...

Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County to hold Drive-Thru Rabies Clinic

Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County Clarksville, TN – The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County will offer a discounted rabies vaccine drive-thru clinic this weekend only as part of the Montgomery County Veterinary Medical Association's March-designated Pet Health Month.

6.72 lakh kids to be immunised for polio

The Health Department has targeted about 6,72,000 children in the 0-5 years age group, including 39,322 children in high-risk areas like slums and migrant colonies under the pulse polio immunisation programme which was started by the Chief Minister at Thunag in Mandi today. As many as 5,895 ...

Rising Kashmir News

In Kashmir division elaborate arrangements were made by the respective district administrations to carry out the anti-polio drive successfully for which polio booths were set up and health workers were deployed at the block, Tehsil and district levels across the Division. At Srinagar, District Development ...

Pulse polio drive concludes

The second phase of intensified pulse polio immunisation was held on Sunday in Puducherry. Volunteers named by the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services, Puducherry, administered polio drops to children aged below 5. For the polio immunisation programme, 452 camps were set up ...

Raman begins Lok Suraj with polio drops to kids

On the first day of the third phase of state-wide Lok Suraj Abhiyaan, Chief Minister Raman Singh paid surprise visit to tribal-populated village Bandatola of Kanker district on Sunday and gave polio drops to infants at an Anganwadi centre, which was highly appreciated by dozens of tribals who assembled ...

Flu vaccine lowers risk for death in patients with HF

ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with HF who received an influenza vaccination cut their risk for death during influenza season in half and risk for mortality the rest of the year by 20%. To further explore the link between influenza vaccination on mortality and hospitalization in patients with HF, Hidekatsu ...

Second phase of pulse polio drive held across Kmr

The second phase of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization Programme was held across the valley today in which thousands of children under the age of 5 ... At Ganderbal, Additional District Development Commissioner, N.A Baba inaugurated the immunization programme by administering pulse polio ...

2nd Round of IPPI vaccination begins at Rajouri

On the first day of second round of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization drive, 85209 children in age group of 0-5 years were vaccinated for polio virus across the district in 634 booths and 19 transit points. Pertinently the district has a population of 108063 children in the age group of 0-5 years.

Ebola Virus Vaccine Market Overview, Demand, Size, Growth & Forecast 2022- Worldwide Analysis

The “Ebola Virus Vaccine Market Report” gives a clear understanding of the present market condition which includes of historic and projected upcoming Ebola Virus Vaccine industry size, growth, value and volume, projecting cost-effective. This Report provides key information about the industry, ...

AR battalions immunize children in Nagaland

Kiphire: Kiphire battalion organized a pulse polio immunization camp in Phelungre village, Assam Rifles further informed. ... Dimapur: Dimapur battalion of AR organized pulse polio immunization at unit hospital, Kashiram Basti under 2IC Sanjay Kumar, CMO at Lungiram Gate, Full Nagarjan under Maj ...

2nd round of IPPI conducted across Nagaland

Along with the rest of the country, the 2nd round of Intensive Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) was carried out on March 11 in different districts of Nagaland. Kohima: In Kohima, CMO Dr. Ritu Thurr, said that Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) had been a regular activity with a goal to eradicate polio ...

Eluru MLA launches pulse polio drive

MLA Badeti Kota Rama Rao (Bujji) administering polio drops to an infant after launching the pulse polio drive in Eluru on Sunday. Eluru: Pulse polio immunisation programme was launched across West Godavari district to administer polio drops to children in the age group of 0-5 years. Eluru MLA Badeti ...

Measles: Kwara vaccinates 197269 children

No fewer than 197,269 children have been vaccinated against measles in the first phase of the immunisation programme in Kwara. Dr Iyabode Ajibola, the Communication for Development Consultant in the state, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ilorin. NAN reports that ...

Hepatitis A Vaccine Market by Product Type, With Sales, Revenue, Price, Market Share and Growth ...

The “Hepatitis A Vaccine Market Report” gives a clear understanding of the present market condition which includes of historic and projected upcoming Hepatitis A Vaccine industry size, growth, value and volume, projecting cost-effective. This Report provides key information about the industry, including ...

Gowon Seeks More Awareness Campaign Against Hepatitis

He made the demand when he led a delegation of the Federal Ministry of Health, Adamawa State Ministry of Health, and the Yakubu Gowon Centre to flag off the screening and immunisation exercise against hepatitis in the state. The former military leader was received by the state governor, Mohammed ...

CM launches second phase of IPPI in HP

Shimla, Mar 11 (UNI) Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday launched the second phase of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunisation (IPPI) programme by administering polio drops to the children between 0-5 years of age at Thunag in Seraj Assembly constituency of Mandi district, here. A Spokesperson ...

Call to drive away polio from Telangana

The state government is ready to spend any amount of money to drive away polio from the soil of the state. Former municipal chairperson Vijayalakshmi, councilors Ravi, Sumit Goud, Khavi and government medical officers took part in the pulse polio programme.

Himachal CM launches Pulse Polio campaign phase II

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on launched the second phase of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunisation (IPPI) programme by administering polio drops to the children between 0-5 years of age at Thunag in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, around 180 km from here. A spokesperson for Health ...

“Disease X' Added to the WHO R&D Blueprint List

By including 'Disease X' on its “List of R&D Blueprint priority diseases,” the WHO acknowledges that infectious diseases are unpredictable. The purpose ... Its aim is to fast-track the availability of effective tests, vaccines, and medicines that can be used to save lives and avert large scale crisis. The R&D ...

Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization programme carried out across JK

He complimented the department for such vast coverage and reach, and said that education levels have helped the state in mobilizing the general public for immunization. The health Minister said unless eradication of polio in neighbouring countries is achieved the department needs to work relentlessly ...

Anti-polio drive postponed in Bajaur Agency owing security concerns

PESHAWAR: The three-day anti-polio campaign scheduled to start from Monday has been postponed in Bajaur Agency due to security concerns. A statement issued by emergency operation centre (EOC), Fata Secretariat, stated that the drive would begin from March 19 in the agency. There were ...

Second phase of pulse polio drive held in Telangana

Close to five lakh children in Hyderabad and 36 lakh children throughout the State were expected to get pulse polio drops administered on the first day of the immunisation drive. On the occasion, the Health Minister appreciated the efforts of 95,500 personnel from various departments for participating in ...

Relapse: Why we're under attack

Mumps illustrates two reasons why old diseases are resurgent, Dr Ussher says. A two-dose combination vaccine is available for mumps, measles and rubella (MMR). It is given to Kiwi kids at 15 months old and when they turn 4. Mumps can cause fever, headache and muscle aches. In men, it can cause ...

Over 20 Lakh Children Given Pulse Polio Drops Across J&K

A total of 20,17,178 children were covered under the second round of the Intensified Pulse Police Immunization (IPPI) programme, an official spokesman said today. He said Health Minister Bali Bhagat kick-started the drive from the Government Hospital, Gandhi Nagar, here by administering polio drops ...

Measles cases triple in 2018

The DOH report said among the top reasons for non-immunization were the “mother was busy” (25 percent), child was “not eligible” for vaccination (24 percent), and child was sick (15 percent), and “fear of side effects” of the vaccine. Those whose parents refused immunization for various reasons make ...

Second phase of pulse polio drive held across Kashmir

The second phase of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization Programme was held across the valley today in which thousands of children under the age of 5 years were administered anti-polio vaccine to protect them against the crippling disease.Elaborate arrangements were made by the respective ...

Second phase of pulse polio drive held across Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The second phase of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization Programme was held across the valley today in which thousands of children under the age of 5 years were administered anti-polio vaccine to protect them against the crippling disease. Elaborate arrangements were made by the ...

Health officials spread Texas mumps notice to dozens of states

AUSTIN — Texas officials are notifying health departments in 38 other states that children and adults at a recent Dallas cheerleading competition may have been exposed to mumps. The National Cheerleaders Association All-Star National Championship took place from Feb. 23-25 at the Kay Bailey ...

Vernon County Health Department to host immunization clinics

The Vernon County Health Department will be conducting immunization clinics at the Health Department, 318 Fairlane Drive (Hwy. ... Individuals may receive immunizations through the Health Department if they are uninsured, have Medicaid, BadgerCare or their health insurance does not cover vaccine ...

65 lakh children given pulse polio in Tamil Nadu

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government kick-started the second phase of the pulse polio immunisation campaign on Sunday with close to 65 lakh children ... Private paediatricians also will administer polio drops in their clinics as part of the nationwide intensified pulse polio immunisation campaign.

Good news for Hyderabad, Telangana residents: KCR government plans free eye check up for all ...

“The government is taking initiatives to create awareness. We will take steps to prevent avoidable blindness from glaucoma,” he said. Reddy said the state government was focussing on immunisation, prevention, early detection and treatment. The immunisation rate, which was 65 percent at the time of ...

Health officials spread Texas mumps notice to dozens of states

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas officials are notifying health departments in 38 other states that children and adults at a recent Dallas cheerleading competition may have been exposed to mumps. The National Cheerleaders Association All-Star National Championship took place from Friday, Feb. 23, through ...

New mumps infections in South London says Public Health England

Viral meningitis occurs in about one in seven cases of mumps, but this is usually less serious than bacterial meningitis. Encephalitis, swelling of the brain, occurs in about one in 1000 patients with mumps-caused meningitis and is a very serious condition which needs emergency medical attention.

Intensified Pulse Police Immunization programme carried out across JK

He complimented the department for such vast coverage and reach, and said that education levels have helped the state in mobilizing the general public for immunization. The health Minister said unless eradication of polio in neighbouring countries is achieved the department needs to work relentlessly ...

Lawmakers Threaten Budget Cuts On Agency Refusing To Release Information On Virus That ...

There is still no vaccine or drug to prevent the contraction of Bourbon virus, so the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest taking measures to prevent being bitten by ticks or other insects. The CDC suggests using insect repellents, wearing long sleeves to prevent insect bites when going ...

Frank A. Bures: Getting to the bottom of whopping cough

Adult pertussis (AP) or whooping cough has a somewhat different picture in adults vs. children. It seems to have had a recent resurgence of individual cases, which may well be indicative of a waning herd and/or personal immunity. The medical feature of it that is so distinctive is the violent, repetitive ...

EPS for Dynavax Technologies Corporation (DVAX) Expected At $-0.35

... cancer indications, as a vaccine for the prevention of hepatitis B and as a disease modifying therapy for asthma. It currently has negative earnings. The company's lead product candidates include HEPLISAV-B, an investigational adult hepatitis B vaccine, which is in Phase III clinical trials; and SD-101, ...

Cheerleaders gets exposed to mumps during national competition

Around 60 cheerleaders with Cheer Extreme Allstars in east Charlotte gets to know that they get exposed to mumps at a National competition held in Texas. This cheerleaders group now alerted all the groups around the country and tells that a person at the National Cheerleaders Association All-Star ...

'Get pets vaccinated for rabies'

But Nkwanyana urged animal lovers to get their pets vaccinated against rabies. Veterinary services doctor Kevin le Roux said the outbreak started in the King Cetshwayo district (northern coast of KZN), spread south to the Ilembe District and into Durban. “We have two cases of children having both dog ...

Somaliland: State Launches Nationwide Measles Immunization Campaign

Somalilandsun: The President H.E. Musa Bihi Abdi led the nation yesterday in highlighting and underpinning the need of immunizing children against fatal disease. The Head of State underscored the importance of taking care of children hence said that 'Children are dearer than everything else'.

Rabies outbreak in Sarawak under control: Uggah

"So far, we have spent RM10.5 million for the operating cost as well as vaccination for animals and humans," Uggah who is Sarawak Disaster Management Committee chairman told reporters, here today. He also assured that the supply of rabies vaccine for animals and humans was sufficient in the state ...

Rabies outbreak under control, says Uggah

A total of 30 areas in Sarawak including in Kuching, Samarahan, Serian, Sri Aman and Sarikei have been declared rabies-infected areas since April 1, 2017 with 10,000 dog bite cases reported. Uggah said the state government was mulling the possibility of implementing the vaccination programme for ...

Rabies outbreak in Sarawak under control, says Uggah

“So far, we have spent RM10.5 million for the operating cost as well as vaccination for animals and humans,” Uggah who is Sarawak Disaster Management Committee chairman told reporters here today. He also assured that the supply of rabies vaccine for animals and humans was sufficient in the state.

Pulse polio immunisation second round tomorrow

The second phase of Pulse Polio immunisation camp is now underway in several parts of the country. The booths have been set up at all primary health centres, government hospitals, noon meal centres and other important places. Parents should not worry about any rumours and provide their children ...

Education briefs 3-11-18

At registration, parents must present their child's official state birth certificate, residency verification and immunization record. Children will be given a vision, speech and kindergarten screening test. Children who will be moving into the district should also register for school at this time. All questions ...

Pulse polio drive second phase underway, over 3 lakh children to be immunised

Pulse polio drive second phase underway, over 3 lakh children to be immunised. The second phase of Pulse Polio immunisation camp is currently underway in several parts of the country. Parents of children below five years can avail the vaccine in these camps today. By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: ...

Beware of mystery killer Disease X, says WHO

Ebola is also a zoonosis. "It is vital that we are aware and prepare. It is probably the greatest risk," said Mr Rottingen. The list is designed to focus minds and spur research and development of new tests, vaccines and treatments. The WHO also hopes it will drive governments across the globe to invest in ...

Dr. Cynthia Maro: Tick control a year-round effort

Information about tick-borne diseases, and how to remove ticks and protect yourself from the many health concerns ticks create, can be found on the federal Centers for Disease ... Lyme disease in dogs is preventable by using methods including tick control, vaccinating and regular tick inspections.

Rising Kashmir News

After launching the drive, Dy CMO Budgam Dr. Tehmeena Bukhari said that as many as 103359 (children up to 0-5 years age group) are being covered under Pulse Polio Immunization Programme in district Budgam. She said that for this purpose, 2429 manpower which included Health Workers, ASHA ...

Should men be vaccinated for HPV infections?

'At present, the primary concern is to save women from the deadly HPV infection that causes cervical cancer. This is why we need to spread the awareness that HPV infection is preventable through vaccination. This is not to say that men don't suffer from HPV infections. They can also get this infection ...

Puerto Rico Holds Historic Flu Vaccination Campaign

A massive effort was underway in Puerto Rico Saturday to keep the island's residents safe from the flu. Some 25,000 people were vaccinated in what was called one of the largest one-day vaccination campaigns in the world. (Published 5 minutes ago) A massive effort was underway in Puerto Rico ...

Teen Warriors' battle against deadly Measles

Nearly 6.7-crore children have been vaccinated in 13 States in the first two phases and Odisha has been included in the third phase. After the campaign, the MR vaccine will become a part of routine immunisation and will replace measles vaccine, currently given at 9-12 months and 16-24 months of age ...

Teen Warriors' battle against deadly Measles

Speaking about the twin diseases that the vaccine targets, Dr Das said that while Measles is a highly infectious disease and can cause disability and is a leading cause of deaths among children, Rubella or German Measles if infected during pregnancy can lead to still births, miscarriages and birth ...

Fatal Ignorance: Survey Shows Rabies Is Misunderstood

In each case, the deceased person had been bitten by an infected dog but did not receive the rabies vaccine until it was too late. He urged people who had been bitten by any animal to see a doctor as soon as possible and get a rabies vaccination. Even a bite from a household pet presented a risk of ...

Good Cause Calendar

13 TIP A COP, Big River Grille, 222 Broad St., 11 a.m.-9 p.m., law enforcement officers serve as waiters, and all tips will be donated to Special Olympics. 423-267-2739. 13 AN EVENING OF HOPE, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 6:30-8:30 p.m., $100 per person, annual banquet ...

Triad Cheerleaders Worried About Possible Mumps Exposure

Morgan says the way Mumps develops, is what really freaks her out. "I've heard that some of the symptoms don't come up or show up until a month later, so any of us could still be technically walking around with it, and that is scary," said Morgan. Even more worrisome is the fact that not everyone on the ...

Six children die of measles in four districts of Sindh

HYDERABAD: As the measles virus continues to infect more children, six deaths in four districts of Sindh were reported on Friday. Two children, Ashok, son of Vaal Ji, and Dharmo, son of Soomar, reportedly died after catching the virus in Shafi Muhammad Ghumman village in Badin district.

Rabies survey shows widespread ignorance

The Public Health Ministry survey shows that up to 60 per cent of the nearly 12,000 people surveyed wrongly believed that rabies could be cured. ... rabies outbreak was a result of many factors including the collapse of general rabies immunisation due to a lower rate of vaccination during recent years.

Chickenpox vaccine takes child's life

Junaid Amin got his three-month-old son Arsal vaccinated against chickenpox by a vaccinator of Health Department. When the vaccine was administered to the child red rashes appeared on whole body of the child. As his condition started worsening, Junaid was rushed him to Children Hospital Lahore ...

Kwara vaccinates 197, 269 children against measles

According to him the state government had put in place strategies to reduce the burden of measles and placed a high premium on Primary Health Care and Routine Immunisation. “The government has supported Primary Health Care activities by paying the counterpart fund for this Measles Vaccination ...

Vet department raises red flag on rabies

THE Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services (DLVS) in Matabeleland North Province has expressed concern over the rise in animal deaths due to rabies owing to a drastic drop in numbers of dogs coming for vaccination routines. Matabeleland North provincial veterinary officer Dr Polex Moyo ...

Tamil Nadu aid for pregnant women enhanced

Mothers who deliver in government institutions and complete immunization for the child up to third dose of vaccinations under universal immunization programme are given the cash assistance. Other conditions are being upgraded and will be implemented shortly, state health department officials.

Frederick doctors join push to raise HPV vaccination rates in Maryland

Almost all cervical cancer cases are linked to the human papillomavirus, or HPV, an infection that affects more than 79 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Luckily, many of the riskiest strains of HPV — including those that cause most cervical cancers — can ...

Child given tainted measles vaccine in Nawabshah dies at Karachi hospital

One of the three children who had fallen sick after being given tainted measles vaccine during a campaign in Nawabshah a few days back died at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) in Karachi early on Saturday morning, raising the death toll to five. The Sindh health department suspended two health ...

The facts of ovarian cancer: A doctor sorts the myths from the truth

The HPV vaccine protects against ovarian cancer. Myth: The HPV virus has links with cervical cancer, so the vaccine does not protect against ovarian cancer. More women die from cervical cancer. Myth: More women die from ovarian cancer than all the other gynaecological cancers combined. More than ...

But advisers to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt say that extending the jab to boys would not be 'cost ...

Gardasil protects against two strains of HPV that can cause cervical and oral cancers as well as genital warts. A Health Department spokesman said: 'This report was commissioned to consider if the methods used to assess cost-effectiveness of vaccination programmes should change and is now open ...

World Health Organization Warns Next Epidemic Disease Could Be Unknown—or Man-Made

Zika, SARS, Ebola, Lassa fever, Rift Valley fever—these are all known diseases. Another name has been ... A man in a hazmat suit disinfects the sidewalk in front of a Dallas, Texas, apartment where a second person diagnosed with the Ebola virus resides, Oct. 12, 2014. (Mike Stone/Getty Images).

Today's events: March 10 (copy)

The class will meet on Wednesdays for six weeks. Dogs will learn basic commands including come, sit, down, stay, wait, stand, etc., and topics will include basic dog care and what to expect from training. Dogs must be 5 months and older, have a current rabies vaccination and be registered with the city ...

Somaliland:President leads the nation in Measles immunization campaigns

The President H.E. Musa Bihi Abdi led the nation yesterday in highlighting and underpinning the need of immunizing children against fatal disease. The Head of State underscored the importance of taking care of children hence said that “Children are dearer than everything else”. He practically ...

Pulse polio second phase today

Hyderabad: Medical and Health Minister Dr C Laxma Reddy has called upon officials to make the second phase of the Pulse Polio immunisation programme to be held in ... In a release on Saturday, he said that 95,500 personnel were drafted to administer the polio drops at 22,768 immunisation centres.

The next life you save could come from this revamped animal rescue center

There's flooding to deal with, the cats and dogs are kept too close to one another, and the with only about 400 square feet of breathing room, the 60 daily volunteers are packed in like sardines. That shouldn't be the case in 2020. The nonprofit organization announced Saturday that it will be launching a ...

Baxalta (BXLT) vs. Sinovac Biotech (SVA) Financial Comparison

The Company develops various products, including Healive, Bilive, Anflu, Panflu Whole Viron Pandemic Influenza Vaccine, Split Viron Pandemic Influenza Vaccine, Panflu.1, RabEnd, Mumps Vaccine, Enterovirus 71 (EV71) Vaccine, Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine, Pneumococcal Conjugate ...

Free rabies clinic for pets of Leland residents at 'Bark in the Park'

... available for adoption. Sharon Smith with Furever Friends Animal Rescue says this event is very important to the community. “Some families are not able to pay for the rabies vaccine and we're here to help them because it's incredibly important for every dog and cat to have a vaccination,” Smith said.

Timely vaccination can bring down infant mortality by 60%

KARACHI: International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences of Karachi University, Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (PCMD), and the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI), Sindh Health Department, jointly organised a seminar on routine immunisation on ...

Anti-polio drive starts on 12th

He said that 4,100 polio team would administer anti-polio drops to children in Lahore only. While appreciating the performance of District Health Authority, the minister said that due to the tireless efforts of officials, polio environment samples of Lahore had become negative, which was a big achievement.