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Pharmacy flu shots are saving lives

A survey of patients earlier in the year showed more than seven million Australians aged 18 to 64 years planned to have a flu shot last year. This research also showed that more than six million Australians were more likely to have a flu shot if it could be administered at a local pharmacy, including two ...

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

... growing up in 13 foster homes; A Canadian-based NGO plans to send an 'observation team' to Ireland to monitor the referendum on the Eighth Amendment; A woman diagnosed with “incurable” cervical cancer at 24 years of age explained why she's involved in the campaign about the HPV vaccine.

France reports more measles, more departments

51% of cases (n = 819) are reported in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, the only region in an epidemic situation. 87% of measles cases occurred in unvaccinated or poorly vaccinated individuals. Public Health France recalls the need for a very high vaccination coverage in the population (at least 95% with ...

Village self-governance campaign launched

In particular, steps will be taken through these meetings to provide LPG connections under the Central government scheme to those who did not have connections. Special attention will be given to cleaning of overhead tanks, for sanitation works and immunisation. In addition, the officers will also check ...

Did Measles Vaccine Apathy Start During the Turbulent 1960's?

In Quebec, the Quiet Revolution lead to the rise of the nationalist movement and the advent of Medicare provided the impetus for Dr. Paul-mile Chevrefils to launch a movement against mandatory smallpox vaccination and for medical freedom. Dr. Chevrefils predictions of the emergence of a “nouveau ...

Vaccine to prevent cervical cancer missing in district women hospital

The vaccines are given in two shots within an interval of five months. When contacted, superintendent of District Women Hospital, Dr Asha Sharma said, “We have not received a new stock of HPV vaccines and the ones we have left are being provided to only those who have taken the first round of the ...

What is Unexplained Extreme Tiredness?

Hepatitis B vaccine and silicone breast implant reactions are documented triggers. Macrophagic myofasciitis has been described due to local deposition of aluminium hydroxide post vaccines. Muscle biopsies from CFS patients demonstrate multiple abnormalities in gene expression and mitochondrial ...

Diligent Investors Has Trimmed Its Pacific Premier Bancorp (PPBI) Stake; GEOVAX LABS (GOVX ...

The firm has collaboration and partnership agreements with National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health, the HIV Vaccines Trial Network, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States Army Research Institute of Infectious Disease, Emory University, ...

An Ear To The Pharma: 9 Stocks To Watch This Week (RIGL, RARE, TROV, DVAX...)

Dynavax Technologies Corp. (DVAX). Dynavax is a biopharmaceutical company focused on leveraging the power of the body's innate and adaptive immune responses through toll-like receptor (TLR) stimulation. The Company has one commercial product, HEPLISAV-B, a hepatitis B vaccine for adults, ...

DoH: 3281 hospitalized 'victims' of Dengvaxia

In a news briefing on Friday, Health Undersecretary Rolando Domingo said out of the 3,281 cases, 1,967 were found to be dengue. “Of the more than 3,200 patients who reported showing serious adverse events following immunization, 1,967 were found to have contracted dengue as confirmed through ...

Duterte to give 'much weight' to Senate report on Dengvaxia

In December 2017, the Department of Justice ordered the NBI to conduct an investigation and case build-up on the controversial anti-dengue vaccination program. On Friday, the Department of Health reported that 3,281 cases patients have been hospitalized after receiving the anti-dengue vaccine.

Healthcare with Compassion | NewsX

For MIF Rann Bhoomi is a perfect fit as India according to UNICEF till 2016 – accounts for the largest number of children 7.4 million – who are not immunized against MMR, Typhoid, DPT and hepatitis-B. To close the immunization gap and to complement Govt's mission 'Indradhanush' – MIF conducts ...

Global Pneumococcal Vaccine Market 2018 Players| GSK, MSD, Sanofipasteur and Pfizer

Global Pneumococcal Vaccine Market Report illustrates the present development status of Pneumococcal Vaccine along with the growth of Pneumococcal Vaccine expected during the forecast period during 2017-2022. Pneumococcal Vaccine Market analyses the industry based on different factors like ...

Infectious Disease Treatments Market Healthcare, Clinical Reviews, Survey Reports 2017-2022

The report focuses on newer drugs and innovations in chemical compounds, vaccines and biologicals and diagnostic kits, recently launched or in development. Specifically excluded from the scope of research are vector or mosquito control approaches, strategies and products; drugs used for ...

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers

The incidents are a reminder of the need for vaccinations. The Centers for Disease Control report: “Before the whooping cough vaccines were recommended for all infants, about 8,000 people in the United States died each year from whooping cough. Today, because of the vaccine, this number has ...

Louisville Restaurant Worker Diagnosed With Hepatitis A

Anyone who ate at that Applebee's between March 23 and April 12 should get a hepatitis A vaccine, the health department said. Applebee's independent business owners in the state of Kentucky, as well as surrounding markets in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Tennessee will provide free hepatitis A ...

'In their eyes I'll see pain... because their daughter is deteriorating in front of them'

A YOUNG WOMAN from Clare who has been diagnosed with “incurable” cervical cancer at 24 years of age has said that she's become involved in the campaign to raise awareness of the HPV vaccine to try to save lives. Although Laura Brennan went through treatment for her condition, and was ...

World Health Organization (WHO) Restates Commitment To Improved Healthcare In Borno

He disclosed that WHO would support the state government to strengthen the campaign againts polio, routine immunisations and healthcare delivery. "We wanted to come to see how you are doing with your health issues, be it primary healthcare or at higher level and considering that this region is prone ...

Borno State: Cholera Kills 3 while 700 Other Recorded Cases

In his remark, the WHO Director General commended the state government for its efforts so far, while assuring WHO's commitment to contain the spread of cholera, polio and other killer diseases in the state. The Director General also called for stronger “political will” by all tiers of government to ward off ...

Canada: Measles case confirmed in Kawartha Lakes, Ontario

Officials with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit issued a health advisory Friday after a case of measles was confirmed in a City of Kawartha Lakes resident. The individual reported contracted the contagious viral disease while traveling outside Canada. There is no information ...

Blog: In Science, We Trust

India's win over leprosy and polio is testimonial to the above statement. The Pulse Polio Immunization programme was launched in India in 1995. The last polio case in the country was reported from West Bengal in 2011. Thereafter, in 2012 the WHO removed India from the list of countries with active ...

VIDEO: “I am not throwing in the towel" - Laura Brennan

Share this video. Embed code: Size: 320x240, 640x480, 1280x720. Direct link: Replay. Related Videos. Blue Billywig Video Player. A young woman who is battling incurable cancer spoke passionately about why she is advocating for the HPV vaccine on Friday night's Late Late Show. Most Viewed; Most ...

Speaking of Your Health: Rabies in wildlife continues to pose risks to pets and people

This can seem to be cost effective and an easy option for pet owners. However, if a situation arises involving an animal bite, owner-administration of the vaccine cannot rule out the possibility of rabies infection in a suspected animal. In these cases, the rabies vaccine MUST have been administered by a ...

Ejercito unconvinced Aquino committed graft, corruption over dengvaxia mess

Besides Aquino, Ejercito said he also thinks that former Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial should not be charged despite expanding the implementation of the immunization program to regions. He said Ubial was “only pressured” to resume the vaccination pending her confirmation before the ...

Poliomyelitis Vaccines Market 2018 – Sanofi, GSK, Bibcol, Serum Institute, Tiantan Biological, IMBCA

Global market study on the “Global Poliomyelitis Vaccines Market” Research Report 2018-2025 which provides an outlook of current market value of Poliomyelitis Vaccines Market as well as the expected forecast of Rate on Investment (ROI) with growing CAGR of XX% in Poliomyelitis Vaccines Market ...

Global Pneumococcal Vaccine Market | Healthcare Trends In 2018 and Forecast To 2023

The report titled Global Pneumococcal Vaccine Market gives a proper understanding of Pneumococcal Vaccine Market. Furthermore it also cover-up forecast and analysis for market on the global and regional level. The Global Pneumococcal Vaccine market report analyses Market on basis of its ...

WATCH: A young Clare woman inspired viewers with the story of her cancer battle on the Late Late

Had the absolute honour of meeting Laura a few weeks ago when she launched HPV vaccine campaign. This vaccine can prevent cervical cancer. Listen to Laura's message & get the facts here: https://t.co/L6n6KIVPUf pic.twitter.com/tzM4Nd4xFe. — Simon Harris TD (@SimonHarrisTD) April 13, 2018.

SOOKE HISTORY: 1953 polio epidemic took Sooke by storm

Not long ago I was chatting with David McClimon, seeking help with a 1953 photograph. David said, “Sorry I can't help you with that – I was in an iron lung in 1953.��� His words brought it all back. Today the scourge of polio seems all but forgotten, but it was a dreadful infectious illness that commonly ...

Call for stronger Tasmanian flu strategy

Call for stronger Tasmanian flu strategy ... The state government has been accused by the opposition of not having an effective flu season plan. On Saturday, Health Minister Michael Ferguson repeated the government's push for all Tasmanians to get a flu vaccination. It followed last week's ...

'In their eyes I'll see pain because their daughter is deteriorating' - Laura Brennan wowed the Late ...

“In their eyes I'll see pain because their daughter is deteriorating in front of them. I don't want any mother, father, sister, brother, friends or family to lose someone to such a horrible illness” @laurabrennan091 on why she passionately advocates for the HPV vaccine #latelate pic.twitter.com/FNRca5yeOt.

Growth Rate in Polio Vaccines Market including key players MedImmune, Merck, Pfizer

A new research study from HTF MI with title United States Polio Vaccines Market Report 2018 provides an in-depth assessment of the Polio Vaccines including key market trends, upcoming technologies, industry drivers, challenges, regulatory policies, key players company profiles and strategies.

Passengers of two flights warned of measle infection

Health officials are warning the passengers and crews of two flights they may have been infected with measles, as the number of people with the disease ... A woman in her 20s, from Queenstown, is the latest person to be confirmed as having measles, bringing the total number of people infected in the ...

Vaccination in KP schools

It makes eminent sense to undertake a vaccination programme against hepatitis B in government-run schools of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, as announced by the provincial health authorities on April 12. Chances of contracting the stubborn viral infection are unusually high and every step taken to safeguard ...

'Nigeria Needs Stronger Political Will to Stem threats of “Immunisable” Diseases'

The Director General of World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus has called for stronger “political will” by all tiers of Nigerian government to ward off threats from diseases that could be handled through immunisation. He said it was unfortunate that diseases that could be immunised ...

Fundraisers, volunteer opportunities, community events, meetings

Volunteer Opportunity: Volunteers are needed for the 2018 “Out of Sight” Camp Explosion for visually impaired kids ages 6-19 with the Vision Resource Center. Camp dates are Aug. 6-17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For information and to sign up call 483-2719. Deadline to volunteer is May 1. Rabies Vaccination ...

Awareness for Vaccines and Immunizations is Needed

The fact that now a number of diseases that used to kill hundreds or even thousands of people a couple of centuries ago are now easily avoided with the help of a vaccination that takes place at an early age should not be a thing that we should take for granted. We should always remember the effects ...

Human Vaccines Market Rising Demand, Growth, Trend & Insights for next 5 years

It's vital you keep your market knowledge up to date segmented by Applications Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults & Geriatrics, Product Types such as [Pneumococcal, Influenza, Hepatitis, HPV, Meningococcal, Rotavirus, Measles, Typhoid & Combination] and some major players in the industry. If you have ...

Six terrorists arrested in Balochistan raids: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad is in progress across the country as security forces arrested six terrorists involved in attacks on polio ... Security forces launched intelligence-based operations in Chaman, Sariab and Pishin and arrested terrorists who had launched attacks on polio teams in ...

Elvis' tale: How lost cat wound up being euthanized

The cat had no identification tags or microchips, so they did not know if it had a rabies vaccination. The shelter decided that due to the potential for rabies, the cat had to be euthanized to test for the disease. Rabies, which can be transferred by saliva, is fatal in humans. Once clinical symptoms begin, it is ...

Virologist tasks FG on local production of vaccines

He noted that only indigenously developed and mass produced vaccines could tackle most viral diseases like Lassa fever and Ebola fever. He decribed the two diseases as great threats to public health in the country. “We have developed Lassa fever and Ebola fever candidate vaccines, which needed ...

Ebola: a dangerous disease may increase hunger in Africa

The disease affects local roots. A new disease that causes the so-called Ebola plants may cause food crisis in Africa, say researchers – reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Gordon. Ebola affects plant cassava – a root crop is the third largest source of carbohydrates in tropical countries and are a ...

Number of mumps cases increases in Delaware

DELAWARE - In Delaware the number of Mumps cases continues to rise following the initial outbreak after two multi-cultural dances in New Castle County. Health officials say there have been two more cases, bringing the total to 15 and the investigation into the source of the mumps virus exposure is ...

6 terrorists targeting polio workers in Balochistan held

QUETTA: Security forces on Friday arrested six terrorists involved in targeting a team of polio workers and the police force from different areas of Balochistan, said a press release of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Intelligence-based operations (IBOs) conducted in Chaman, Saryab and Pishin ...

Waco-area news briefs: April 14, 2018

The city of Bellmead will have its annual low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the La Vega Veterinary Clinic, 555 E. Loop 340. The clinic offers low-cost vaccinations for rabies, distemper, parvo and other diseases. Bellmead Animal Control officers will be present to help with ...

RIDEM confirms rabies in NP raccoon

The dogs were properly vaccinated against rabies prior to the exposure. The canines' owners are undergoing preventative treatment. Anyone who may have had any physical contact with this raccoon should call the Department of Health immediately at 401-222-2577, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. ...

Anticipated $-0.49 EPS for Dynavax Technologies Corporation (DVAX) as of May, 14

... cancer indications, as a vaccine for the prevention of hepatitis B and as a disease modifying therapy for asthma.Currently it 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, ...

Kansas City Royals sign player with autism to minor league contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Tarik El-Abour was diagnosed with autism when he was three years old and didn't speak until he was six. But he fell in love with baseball at the age of five, and at 25, he signed a minor league contract with the Royals. The routines and repeated rituals of the grand old game gave ...

Should you get the hepatitis A vaccine? Doctors warn to act before Derby

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - There has been another confirmation of a Louisville area restaurant employee infected with hepatitis A. The latest report stems from Applebee's at 4717 Dixie Highway. The announcement of the infection was delivered by the Louisville Metro Health Department on Friday on ...

BCCCA teams take 1st, 3rd places at state SkillsUSA competition

... first place, electrical construction wiring; Andrew Bearden, Jason Burdette, Vidal Diaz-Sandoval and Hamilton Noggle, first place, Team Works; and Kaylynn Crump, third place, nail care. • Cass High School — Hunter Holland, Austin Solei, Andrew Wakefield and Corey Willis, third place, Team Works.

Teaming Up to Increase HPV Immunization Rates

Teaming Up to Increase HPV Immunization Rates: Rapid Response From the SAHM 2018 Annual Meeting. Session Leaders: Gregory D. Zimet, PhD, FSAHM, and Amy B. Middleman, MD, MSEd, MPH ...

Unvaccinated UNR students can return to class Monday

University of Nevada, Reno students who do not have required immunizations, including one that is 97 percent effective against measles, will be allowed to return to campus Monday. Students without the vaccine were banned from campus by the Washoe County Health District after a student was ...

Better transportation, sanitation pledged

He said that if a child could not get polio drops for any reason, parents should take him to the nearest health centre for the administration of anti-polio vaccine. He said that anti-polio vaccine was safer than any other vaccine to protect children from falling victim to polio disease. "So, parents should get ...

Anti-polio worker thrashed, arm broken

SADIQABAD:-Four suspects thrashed an anti-polio worker and fractured his arm in Kot Sabzal police precincts here the other day. Aneesur Rehman was administering anti-polio vaccine to children when four suspects led by Paen Abbasi thrashed him and fractured his arm. Kot Sabzal police registered ...

Dept. of Health: Dixie Hwy Applebee's employee has hepatitis A

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">HEALTH ALERT 1 Case of hepatitis A in employee of Applebee&#39;s, 4717 Dixie Hwy. Important to get hep A vaccine if you ate there 3/23 to 4/12. Vaccine available at local pharmacies &amp; healthcare providers.

Louisville Applebee's employee diagnosed with hepatitis A

The Kentucky Department for Public Health declared a statewide hepatitis A outbreak in Nov. 2017. Since then, 226 cases have been diagnosed in Louisville, with at least 194 cases diagnosed in 2018. Health officials have partnered with the U of L Global Health Center to offer discounted vaccinations ...

Yarmouth officials cited for efforts on rabies

Both von Hones helped develop the county's cooperative oral rabies vaccine program. Karl continues to co-chair the task force with Woods, and Amy works with health departments and organizes rabies vaccination clinics throughout the Cape. Their efforts have helped reduce the incidence of raccoon ...

UVic patents potential vaccine candidate for syphilis

University of Victoria microbiologist Caroline Cameron has been awarded a patent for a potential vaccine candidate against syphilis. While the bacterial disease dates back to at least 1495 and is treatable with antibiotics, its highly infectious nature makes it an enduring health issue. Worldwide, there are ...

Cholera: Borno govt confirms three deaths from fresh outbreak

While commending the state for the efforts so far, Ghebrayesus assured of WHO's commitment to contain the spread of cholera, polio and other diseases in the state. He called for stronger “political will” by all tiers of government to ward off threats from diseases that could be immunised against. He said ...

'I was bullied for having autism'

My name is Ryan Eckford, and I was born on the 19th December, 1992. I am 25 years old. I have Asperger's Syndrome, and my dream is to hopefully one day become a sports commentator/sports presenter/sports journalist/sports writer! At the age of two, my parents realised that I hadn't started to talk, ...

Assam Rifles distributes solar lamps, conducts vaccine immunization campaign

On the other hand 39 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) also conducted vaccine immunization for children of Kakching garrison and students of Assam Rifles Public School (High School) Kakching on 11 Apr 2018.As a part of Measles Rubella Campaign in ...

Health officials on alert to check measles outbreak in Katnia

Katania's mukhiya Babli Das told TOI, “All the families whose children are showing symptoms of measles have been instructed not to send their wards to school. The anganwari volunteers are carrying out door-to-door inspection in the village to identify affected children and provide them with treatment.

Child deaths cloud vaccination programmes in rural Jharkhand

Dr Sumant Mishra, the director-in-chief of state health services, on Friday appealed to all the people to have faith in the immunisation programs. “As many as 8.30 lakh children were administered the vaccines state-wide but no untoward incidents were reported anywhere except in Palamu. The vaccines ...

Six terrorists nabbed from different areas of Balochistan

QUETTA: Security forces Friday arrested six terrorists involved in targeting teams of polio workers and the police force from different areas of Balochistan, Geo News reported while citing ISPR statement. Intelligence-based operations conducted in Chaman, Sariab and Pishin as part of the countrywide ...

Cholera kills 3 in Borno

He added that the state government, with support from WHO and other organisations, had also executed various programmes to control, hepatitis E, malaria, polio, measles, meningitis and other diseases. He called for closer collaboration with WHO to enhance healthcare delivery in the state.

Rotary Club to host Fun Fest carnival

The event is a family-friendly carnival that will benefit four causes: the Panama City Beach Library Foundation, Arnold High School Interact Club, Rotary International's Polio Plus, and Backpack Blessings, an origination that provides meals for children who might not be able to afford meals during the ...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Wants The Word 'Awesome' To Be Reserved For Science

In a recent Twitter post, he waxed poetic about how awesome is no longer a term which describes only scientific advancements which were so groundbreaking that they permanently changed some aspect of society - like curing Polio or the Moon landing - but now these goddang teens on his lawn keep ...

More Mumps in Delaware

Delaware's Division of Public Health is reporting two more cases of the mumps in the First State. The total outbreak now includes 15 people. Most either attended, or live with someone who attended, one of two dances held at the Chase Center in Wilmington this year, but the source of two of the cases ...

Newsbriefs

The last measles mass immunization campaign in 2014 resulted in a significant reduction in measles transmission, according to Health Secretary Francisco Duque III. “However, measles cases have again begun to spread in the last quarter of 2017, leading to some significant outbreaks,” Duque said.

Hep A case investigated at Texas Roadhouse

According to the CDC, Hepatitis A is a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). It is usually transmitted person-to-person through the fecal-oral route or consumption of contaminated food or water. Hepatitis A is a self-limited disease that does not ...

Nurse and midwife Donna Collins witnesses the worst of humanity

That was someone from the NZ Red Cross asking her whether she wanted to go to Sierra Leone in Africa where ebola was spreading like wildfire. "It was incredibly tough. For those people, it was a death sentence and it was a really quick and horrible death. It's a hemorrhagic disease so people literally ...

More mumps in the Valley, third vaccine not reccomended yet

"We also have talked with our custodial staff about taking extra efforts in our cleaning, especially with door knobs and things like that," said Alderfer. Dr. Laura Kornegay with the Central Shenandoah Health District said James Madison University has had 48 confirmed cases of the mumps since January.

DeKalb County says six cases of rabies have been confirmed this year

Georgia is a rabies endemic state and the virus is present all year long. It is not unusual for the county to report several rabies cases this time of year. Residents should make sure pets are up to date for preventative vaccination and should eliminate outdoor feeding stations. Anyone who has been bitten ...

Happy National Autism Awareness Month

That being said, according to autism-society.org, autism or the full proper term, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a complex developmental disability that affects a person's ability to communicate and interact with others. Signs of the disorder usually appear before the age of three. ASD is defined as a ...

Govt committed to providing health resources for healthcare programmes: PM Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday said the government was committed to providing universal health coverage to people and would allocate necessary resources for ongoing healthcare programmes for elimination of polio, tuberculosis and for addressing issue of malnutrition ...

News Scan for Apr 13, 2018

Yellow fever vaccination coverage rates in the three hardest-hit Brazilian states hover below or around 50%—with the goal being 95%—which means 10 million more people need to be immunized in these states, the Brazilian Ministry of Health (MOH) said yesterday in an update. Coverage in the current ...

State lawmakers push to change immunization reporting, make data public

Before signing the form the bill forces them to explain the benefits and drawbacks immunization carries. They would also not be allowed to pressure the parents one way or another into making a decision. Once the form is signed and turned into the public school the data would be collected and stored ...

State lawmakers push to change immunization reporting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) - After nine meningitis deaths in Ohio in 2017, State Representatives Al Landis and Anne Gonzales put together a new piece of legislation. The lawmakers want to create a standardized immunization form that requires a signature from a medical professional certifying its ...

State lawmakers push to change immunization reporting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WYTV) - After nine meningitis deaths in Ohio in 2017, State Representatives Al Landis and Anne Gonzales put together a new piece of legislation. The lawmakers want to create a standardized immunization form that requires a signature from a medical professional certifying its ...

State lawmakers push to change immunization reporting, make data public

COLUMBUS (WCMH) -- After 9 meningitis deaths in Ohio in 2017, two of which happened in Tuscarawas County, State Representatives Al Landis and Anne Gonzales put together a new piece of legislation to try and address some of the shortcomings they feel the current system has. First, the ...

Here are 10 new songs for your listening pleasure

Foremost band leader of the Shuga Band and National Rotary Polio Ambassador, Akiin Shuga and sensational music producer, Cobhams are out with an inspirational hit single titled 'I Can Walk'. Akiin who suffered polio at the age of five rose above his disability to found Nigeria's leading band, become ...

UN's health body calls for Hepatitis C offensive

“We very much encourage leaders in countries and politicians, policymakers, to ... include Hepatitis C treatment into their broader health portfolio and really also find the domestic resources that are needed to take this forward,” said Gottfried Hirnschall, head of the WHO's global hepatitis programme.

It's Autism Awareness Month: Is Cannabis the Answer to Alleviating ASD Symptoms?

Research shows that autism is tied to early brain development. In other cases, researchers identified environmental factors like a genetic predisposition to autism, which affects early brain development. The age of the parent, illness during conception and/or pregnancy, and lack of oxygen to the baby's ...

Yellow Fever Encroaches Megacities, Straining Global Vaccine Supply

BEAUBIEN: Tom Yuill is a virologist who monitors disease outbreaks, including yellow fever, for ProMED at the International Society of Infectious Diseases. The Brazilian Ministry of Health has resorted to dividing single doses of vaccine into fifths to stretch their limited stockpile. This practice of splitting ...

Case of mumps confirmed in Gallatin County

BOZEMAN – A Montana State University student was diagnosed with mumps, according to a press release from the Gallatin City-County Health Department. No other cases of the viral infection have been detected as of Thursday afternoon. The GCCHD said in its press release that public health officials ...

NZ cast off mumps scare as women's rugby debuts

play; pause. NZ cast off mumps scare as women's rugby debuts. April 14 2018 12:14 AM. Sport Sport. RELATED STORIES. NZ. New Zealand's Portia Woodman (right) leaps over Kenya's defenders to score a try in their women's rugby sevens match in Gold Coast, Australia, yesterday. (AFP). Text Size: A