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US vaccine court pays $6 million to Gardasil victims, most claims not yet settled by The Refusers

Study finds no association between autism and vaccination BMJ Rapid Responses - Brian Hooker, Associate Professor of Biology Simpson University, 2211 College View Drive, Redding, CA 96003, USA

Beyond Conformity – Useful Vaccine Information
- ChildHealthSafety

Vaccines, Aluminium Adjuvants & Brain Damage – Latest Research – Summary Report – 10th Annual Scientific Conference On Aluminium - ChildHealthSafety

The Media Uses These Powerful Tricks to Condition You to Accept Vaccines by Jeffry John Aufderheide - Vactruth

April 2010: Getting multiple vaccines at one time by Steven Rubin - NVIC medalerts

China reports 20 H7N9 cases, 6 fatal

Health Bosses Warn Teesside Measles Outbreak Could Spread To Tyne And Wear - "Health bosses have warned that a measles outbreak in Teesside could spread to Tyne and Wear"

Featured Guest Blog: When Did The Medical Community Fail Me?

Adolescent and Adult Vaccines Market Expected to Reach $1.7 Billion By 2018 Says a New Research Report at RnRMarketResearch.com

A Shot for Shots - Type-1 Diabetes caused by Vaccines

Measles outbreak: Worried families head to hospitals for emergency vaccinations

Wales measles: 1,200 MMR jabs given at drop-in clinics

Hepatitis A Scare At NYC Restaurant Sparks Call for Vaccines

Selectmen Notes: Town subsidizes shingles vaccine

Avian Flu Mutation Study Offers Vaccine Clue

New avian influenza virus kills 7 humans in China

Advances in global surveillance helped during 2009 pH1N1

Spring Hill girl, 10, dies from flu complications

Vaccine Adjuvant Uses Host DNA to Boost Pathogen Recognition

Hundreds queue for MMR jab as Welsh measles outbreak slows

Experimental Vaccine Shows Promise for Ovarian Cancer - Researchers say one patient in long-term remission after novel treatment

CDC Travel Notices

Old Cases, New Cases, Sad Cases, True Cases

Austism: Don’t blame vaccines

AIDS Top Source Of Death From Infectious Disease in China In 2012

Personal preventive health practices of physicians can benefit patients

World experts debate case for new bird flu vaccine; China confident it can control outbreak

Tell President Obama It's Time for a Federal Autism Strategy!

Same Problems in "New" Research on Autism and Vaccines

Negative tweets about flu vaccine are 'contagious'

China's H7N9 outbreak total grows to 24

Liberty Times: Deal carefully with H7N9 threat

CDC waiting for H7N9 sample to speed test kits

NEWS SCAN: H5N1 in Bangladesh, H1N1 pandemic response, rise in non-O157 STEC, global dengue levels

How To Get Rid Of Polio For Good? There's A $5 Billion Plan

Total Dengue Virus Infections Are Triple Current Estimates Worldwide, Say Experts - There are about 390 million people infected with the dengue virus annually worldwide, triple the World Health Organization's estimate, researchers from the University of Oxford and the Wellcome Trust reported in the journal Nature.

Nanny investigated after child hospitalised with 'shaken baby syndrome'

Infectious diseases leave 1,360 dead in March

The Pharma Reputation In the US And UK Is... Not So Good by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot


Roche Agrees To Make All Tamiflu Trial Data Available by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Soda pop and Vaccines: Leveraging Consumer Supply Chains to Promote Public Health and Economic Uplift

NEWS SCAN: Alleged Brucella smuggling, grant for dengue vaccine, anti-vaccine tweets

US flu activity continues to decline

West Nile May Lead to Kidney Disease

Experts split on adequacy of surveillance since SARS

Norovirus infection can travel quickly

Dental Infection Control and Infectious Diseases Expert: Dr. MI Scarlett

Fish oil can boost the immune system – Journal of Leukocyte Biology by The Refusers

A State Bill Over Drug Shortages Opens A Compounding Loophole by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Covis buys rights to five drugs from Sanofi

Drug marketing blamed for increase in ADHD diagnoses

Mercury, Air Toxics Standards are updated for new power plants.

Health District serving Shelton promotes value of adult immunizations

In cooperation with nursing students from Fairfield and Sacred Heart universities, NVHD public health nurses will provide educational programs and materials at senior centers in its service area. In addition, information will be provided to childcare ...
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MMR Vacine does not cause Autism

Published on Apr 8, 2013. There is no link between the MMR vaccine and Autism. Despite having no scientific foundation, the simple fear of a link between the two caused a decrease in the uptake of the jab and so led to an increase in the cases of Mumps.
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Hepatitis A scare at NYC eatery prompts Health Department to urge vaccines

The New York City Department of Health said Friday that anyone who ate dessert at the Alta Restaurant in New York City's Greenwich Village between March 23 and April 2 may have been exposed to the infectious disease, and should get a vaccine as a ...
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Same Problems in "New" Research on Autism and Vaccines

"Both researchers tested whether any increased risk of autism was associated with increased exposures via vaccination. To do so, they must compare different levels of exposure. They failed to do so when they matched cases to controls on birth-year and ...
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Optimization of the Pharmacist's Role within the Immunization ...

Optimization of the Pharmacist's Role within the Immunization Neighborhood. Solicitation Number: 13-233-SOL-00296. Agency: Department of Health and ...
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Immunization. Power to Protect. | Public Health and You

It's never too early to think immunizations for your baby. Pregnancy is a great time to learn about the vaccines your baby will need. Educate yourself about shots ...
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Bird flu in China: 60000 pigeons grounded for vaccination

The vaccine, however, will guard them against another type of bird flu, not the new, lesser-known H7N9 virus, said Wang Guanrong, secretary general of the city's carrier pigeon association. "The vaccine specifically for the H7N9 virus has not been ...
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2-year-old Conn. girl killed in tragic freak accident by falling tree branch

RELATED: RARE BACTERIAL MENINGITIS KILLS YOUNG ROCKLAND COUNTY GIRL. Friends and family said the Hamden Middle School student's death had left the tight-knit community devastated, reports the Hamden Patch. Bill Gunn, Hudak's band ...
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New York Daily News

Mass. DPH's Interim Commissioner to Resign

During her short tenure, the woman has gone through a large count of challenges, which may include a fungal meningitis outbreak across the nation. The outbreak was associated to a Framingham compounding pharmacy. Dr. Smith is being expected to bow ...
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TopNews United States

Healthy doctors make healthy patients, study finds

... to the recommended screening or vaccination practices were significantly more likely to also undergo screening or vaccination compared with patients of non-compliant physicians," said Dr. Erica Frank of UBC's School of Population and Public Health.
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Three Times More People Suffering From Dengue Fever Than Previously Believed

The authors hope that their more precise statistics and mapping of the disease's distribution will help public health officials better plan their vaccination and mosquito control efforts in the future. “We found that climate and population spread were ...
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RedOrbit

UK Experiences Measles Outbreak

Public-health officials said at least some of the children weren't vaccinated because their parents feared that the vaccine causes autism, a concern widely refuted by global health experts, who say there is no evidence of a connection. More than 1,000 ...
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Same Problems in "New" Research on Autism and Vaccines

... DeSoto and Hitlan[1] documents major methodological flaws in the data set said to disprove the link between Thimerosal-preserved vaccines and autism by ...

Shingles: When Chicken Pox Makes a Comeback

After you're exposed to the chicken pox virus (and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that more than 90% of the population has), the virus remains dormant in your body. As you age, your ability to fight off the virus diminishes ...
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Girl Without Vaccine Can't Go to School, Despite Doctor's Order

A kindergartner who can't have the chickenpox vaccine because she has an infant sister is being kept out of her Staten Island school, her family says. Elizabeth Wagner says her older daughter, FrankieElizabeth, can't attend class at PS 36 because she ...
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AOL On - Parents Cite Safety Concerns About HPV Vaccine

Many parents cite safety concerns for not allowing their daughters to have the HPV vaccine.
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Local restaurant reports case of Hepatitis A

Customers who ate dessert at Alta between March 23 to April 2 have been warned by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to get the hepatitis A vaccine as a precaution. “We are working closely with the health department to ensure the ...
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Kavonokia youth dies of measles

A young man has died of measles in Mwingi Central. The 18-year-old youth belongs to the Kavonokia sect which discourages the use of modern medicine. “The deceased is a class seven child from the kavonokia sect. He was old enough to be in form four but ...
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Measles is the monster we never quite killed off

Up until 1998, measles looked like it was thoroughly defeatable. There were only 56 confirmed cases of the disease in England and Wales that year. Tragically, 1998 was also the year in which Andrew Wakefield (he was a doctor then; he isn't any more) ...
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The Guardian Blogs (blog)

Who is to blame for Wales measles outbreak?

Wakefield's name will forever be associated with the serious childhood illness since he sparked off a storm of concern about the safety of the Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) vaccine in 1998, in a scientific paper linking bowel disease and autism to the MMR.
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Telegraph.co.uk

Hepatitis testing conducted during colonoscopy appointments aided older patients

Along with blood samples, participants reported their risk factors and vaccination history for and potential exposure to hepatitis. Vaccination was offered to patients without existing HAV or HBV immunity, and follow-up was conducted for those who ...
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Healthy doctors make healthy patients, study finds

“We found that patients whose physicians adhered to the recommended screening or vaccination practices were significantly more likely to also undergo screening or vaccination compared with patients of non-compliant physicians,” said Dr. Erica Frank of ...
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Over 500.000 children to receive poliomyelitis vaccine

Caála – Over 500.000 children below the age of five, residents in Huambo Province will receive polio vaccine during the next immunization campaign happening between 12 and 14 April. For the effect, the supervisor of the province's Broad Vaccination ...
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Immunizations Part of Public Health Week | KNCO

Immunizations Part of Public Health Week. Posted: Apr. 4, 2013 10:46 AM PDT. Nurses at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital are urging you to get you and your ...
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30 booths on UP-Nepal border checking spread of polio virus

He added that across the UP-Nepal border 30 polio booths are running round the year to check transmission of the virus. “Uttar Pradesh is close to eradication of polio. To ensure complete elimination of the virus the vaccination programmes will however ...
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Polio vaccine celebrated: April 12, 1955

The polio outbreaks came in cycles, and Tafter World War II in particular, it had become the most frightening public health threat in North America. The virus seemed to be more virulent during summer and often struck children. Families had stopped ...
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Treating polio in Afghanistan

... Picasa, or Chrome) to add CNN's video to your playlist. Sign in. Statistics Report. Published on Apr 7, 2013. CNN's Anna Coren reports on the effort to save Afghanistan's children from polio. For more CNN videos, visit our site at http://www.cnn ...
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Measles outbreak puts MMR vaccine pressure on surgeries

As many as 1,700 people received an MMR vaccination at four emergency clinics in south Wales on Saturday. The clinics have been set up to ease the demand on local practices amid a large outbreak of the disease in parts of the UK. Health officials have ...
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China starts H7N9 vaccine development

Feng Zijian, director of the emergency response center of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said authorities and medical workers are working on measures to identify and treat patients at an early stage to reduce the virus's mortality.
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Karnataka to introduce pentavalent vaccine

The pentavalent vaccine – a one-shot wonder to prevent diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis-B and influenza-B in children was included in the Universal Immunisation Programme and will be rolled out in Karnataka next month. It has been hailed by ...
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Scheme to control stray dogs menace in Haryana

Under the scheme, Society for Stray Canine Birth Control would be constituted to strengthen the sterilisation and anti-rabies immunisation of stray dogs, to control their population, thereby decreasing the incidence of deadly disease such as rabies, an ...
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Severe flu season likely

KEEPING SAFE: A flu vaccine is administered to Dr Osbourne Odeleye at the Mersey Community Hospital. Picture: Katrina Dodd. HEALTH experts are anticipating a potentially severe flu season this year, with more than double the cases of the virus being ...
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Soda pop and Vaccines: Leveraging Consumer Supply Chains to Promote ...

Editor's Note: How do we deliver healthcare, education, nutrition, financial inclusion and other social goods in a sustainable manner to the populations that need them most? This article is part of “The Art and Science of Delivery,” an anthology of ...
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New bird flu spreads in China; Japan starts developing vaccine

Japan's health ministry has also notified medical institutes to report to public health centers any patient who has traveled to China and is showing severe respiratory symptoms of unknown cause. The Japanese government would consider declaring a state ...
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Vaccines Make Kids Go Gay? Now We've Heard it All

This has been the emergence point for many vaccine-autism link claims since the 90s when the study was published, but a number of independent studies have found no evidence to suggest any such links. Specifically for this case, they have also failed to ...
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MMR does not cause autism. The Swansea measles outbreak shows the ...

Dr Ben Goldacre, the author of Bad Pharma, who has written extensively about autism and vaccination, says: “Health scares are like toothpaste: once they're out, it's very hard to get them back in the tube. They catch fire fast, because they're so ...
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Over 1000 MMR jabs given over weekend in response to measles outbreak

... jabs given over weekend in response to measles outbreak. 8 April, 2013 | By Steve Ford. Nurses working at special MMR drop-in clinics in South Wales helped vaccinate more than 1,000 children over the weekend, in the wake of a major measles outbreak.
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More MMR clinics planned in bid to halt South West Wales measles outbreak

EMERGENCY vaccina- tion sessions for youngsters have been such a success they are going to be repeated next weekend. Around 1,200 people were given the MMR jab at drop-in clinics in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend on Saturday in an ...
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Llanelli Star

Health bureau plans baby shower for new York City moms and moms-to-be

For the fifth year, the York City Bureau of Health is planning a baby shower for city moms and moms-to-be. To observe National Infant Immunization Week at the end of April, the free baby shower will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24.
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North Country Health: Why immunize?

Immunizations are important in keeping our community healthy yet, according to the CDC, the majority of children over the age of 2 are under-immunized. In fact, many adults don't realize that there is an adult immunization schedule and that they, too ...
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200+ People Receive Hepatitis A Vaccination After Restaurant Sweet Scare

Over 200 people who visited a Manhattan West Village restaurant were given hepatitis A vaccinations during the weekend after it was found that one of the restaurant employees – who handed out sweets – was infected with the hep. A virus. That's ...
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JMU Has Confirmed Mumps Case

JMU Has Confirmed Mumps Case. James Madison University has a confirmed case of the mumps. Sabato Reacts To Conflict Over Proposed Budget. President Obama is taking heat over his proposed budget from groups that have traditionally supported his ...
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WINA AM 1070

Dachel Media Update: Dare to be Aware! - AGE OF AUTISM

By Anne Dachel Read Anne's comments and commentary after the jump. April 4, 2013, Yahoo Business: New Thinking Moms' Revolution Book Offers Parent's ...
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Charity event raises cash to help End Polio Now

Members of a youth wing of the Rotary Club raised money for a worldwide campaign against polio at a charity event yesterday. The Hendon, Hampstead and Golders Green Rotaract branch held a fundraiser at the organisation's headquarters in York Gate, ...
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Rotary International, Birla Group & MMC host 'Championing the Polio ...

Rotary International, the Aditya Birla Group and the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai recently hosted a special programme “Championing the Polio Eradication Drive” at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai. The programme was organised in collaboration with the ...
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Too early for H7N9 virus vaccine: Expert

SINGAPORE — It is currently too early to develop a vaccine for the H7N9 virus, said visiting infectious diseases expert Dr David Heyman, Professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He added that ...
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TODAYonline

Personal Health: News and Notes

Looking at about 1,000 U.S. children with or without autism, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found no link between early vaccinations and autism risk. Children with autism and those without had the same total exposure to ...
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Without vaccination, kindergartner barred from Staten Island school

"We review any request and, when there is uncertainty, consult the [Department of Health and Mental Hygiene] Bureau of Immunization. We also consider the CDC [Centers for Disease Control] recommendation in a particular situation," spokeswoman Margie ...
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Taiwan can produce H7N9 vaccine within 2 months: official

Department of Health Deputy Minister Lin Tzou-yien said there are three ways to obtain the H7N9 virus -- through the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States, and China. He said that if the ...
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Autism By The Numbers AGE OF AUTISM

By Anne Dachel On April 4, 2013, I found a news report from WZZM 13, a TV station in Grand Rapids, MI. The title of the story was "Autism by the Numbers.
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Mahaska Health Partnership's Megan Childers, ARNP, Educates on Valuable ...

Childers explained that the HPV vaccine prevents four types of the virus which cause 90% of genital warts. “No one wants to deal with uncomfortable and unsightly genital warts but more importantly, no one wants cervical cancer,” Childers stressed ...
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Public urged to prepare for 'severe' flu season

Public urged to prepare for 'severe' flu season. April 8, 2013, 2:30 p.m.. TASMANIANS are being urged by health professionals to pull up their sleeves and get a flu vaccination this year. Devonport Pharmacist Matthew Pilkington said contrary to popular ...
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Mark Totten: Michigan attorney general Bill Schuette must renounce drug-maker ...

And yet, despite his response to the recent meningitis outbreak, Attorney General Bill Schuette is also among a group of legislators responsible for making Michigan citizens more vulnerable to these harms than the citizens of any other state in the nation.
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Birmingham couple call for new meningitis vaccine to be included in routine ...

Sue and Ian Hession, whose 21-year-old son died of meningitis, say roll-out of Bexsero would save thousands of lives. Sally Harper-Kenn Award-winning milliner Sally Harper-Kenn is turning heads with her hats · New Baptist Church, where Jubilatte Cafe ...
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Dengue Cases Three Times Higher Than Thought

But the authors believe that their more precise mapping of the disease's distribution and the better estimate of total infections will help public health officials plan mosquito control efforts and future vaccination campaigns and to measure their ...
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Measles: More vaccination clinics to tackle Swansea epidemic

"We need to encourage people to understand that this is a safe vaccine and it's been widely tested and there's no evidence at all of autism with it, ...

BBC News

Hospitals on track to avoid another measles outbreak

Health bosses are hoping they are on track to avoid a repeat of the measles outbreak that swept across Sussex last year. There have only been two confirmed cases of the disease so far this year compared to 54 for the same period in 2012. There were 330 ...
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Third case of measles confirmed in South Australia

"Measles is highly contagious among people who are not fully immunised, and is spread through coughing and sneezing," Prof Phillips said. "The illness begins with fever, cough, runny nose, and sore eyes, followed by a rash which begins on the head and ...
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'Hangover' from discredited measles research as 1200 use clinics

It was a busy weekend at hospitals in parts of south and west Wales with around 1,200 people using emergency clinics set up to provide measles vaccines. Health officials are trying to bring an epidemic under control in the Swansea area, and are urging ...
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BBC News

Measles epidemic won't hit city kids, say health bosses

Measles epidemic won't hit city kids, say health bosses. Caroline Wilson. Reporter. HEALTH chiefs have moved to reassure parents in Scotland that the current childhood measles epidemic in Wales won't spread north. Tweet. Custom byline text: EXCLUSIVE ...
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Mumps reported at another Va. university

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WTVR) — Another university in Virginia is dealing with a reported case of the mumps. James Madison University is warning students that one person on campus has come down with the viral infection. Students and staff are being ...
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wtvr.com

Opinion: Who owns your DNA? It's really not who you think

Asked in 1955 whether his polio vaccine was patented, Jonas Salk replied, “There is no patent. Could you patent the sun?” With that, Salk debunked the misguided notion of patenting objects found in nature. His polio vaccine was not a new invention but ...
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Polio remains serious threat, doctor warns

In the span of 10 years, the center cared for 133 polio patients, said Dr. Roy Proujansky, executive vice president of patient operations and chief operating officer of Nemours/Alfred I. duPont (a moniker bestowed on the hospital in more recent times).
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New research estimates 390 million people infected with dengue fever annually

Inviragen CEO, Dr. Dan Stinchcomb Gives An Update On The DENVax Dengue Fever Vaccine · Dengue fever is an infectious disease carried by mosquitoes and caused by any of four related dengue viruses. This disease used to be called “break-bone fever” ...
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Could smallpox really be turned into a biological weapon by terrorists?

It killed the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses V in 1145 BC, Tsar Peter II of Russia in 1730 and more than 300m people in the 20th century. Smallpox originates from thousands of years ago and was officially eradicated at the end of the 1970s, but the infectious ...
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Doctors urge flu shots

Doctors are urging people to get vaccinated against the flu before winter, with experts predicting a severe flu season is on the way. Australian Medical Association (AMA) NSW President Brian Owler says the elderly and very young are particularly ...
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Sky News Australia

Flu season starts early in Queensland

Queenslanders are being urged to get flu shots in preparation for what could be a nasty flu season according to the Australian Medical Association of Queensland. Print page; Email this · Permalink. Share. The flu season has started early in Queensland ...
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Measles outbreak due to jab scare

EMERGENCY measles vaccination clinics were held in Wales at the weekend as health chiefs tried to halt the spread of the potentially fatal virus, with 20 new cases a day being recorded. So far 588 people are known to have been infected with measles in ...
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NY bistro diners advised to take Hepatitis A shot

New York, NY, United States (4E) – The New York City Health Department has advised at least 450 people who dined at a Manhattan bistro from March 23 to April 2 to take Hepatitis A vaccine as the pastry chef of the restaurant during the period had the ...
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Vaccine to fight multiple diseases to be introduced in state

The pentavalent vaccine to collectively prevent diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis-B and influenza-B in children was incorporated into the Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) and will be rolled out in the state from next month. The vaccine ...
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JMU is third VA school to report mumps cases

Sign in to YouTube. Sign in with your YouTube Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add wavy's video to your playlist. Sign in. Statistics Report. Published on Apr 7, 2013. JMU is third VA school to report mumps cases ...
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James Madison University Reports Mumps Case

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - James Madison University is the latest Virginia school to report a mumps case. The university says one student was treated for contagious viral infection. It is advising students to take precautions and to stay home if they are ...
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Being a citizen of the earth is more important: Sunita Williams

“Being a citizen of the universe is more important than citizen of a country,” she said. She was visibly impressed with the work being done at the Polio Foundation, and even made a donation to the organisation. Williams also interacted with differently ...
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Daily News & Analysis

World Health Day 2013

Not only that, Pakistan is among the high-ranking countries where people still get affected by preventable diseases like tuberculosis, polio and malaria while non-communicable diseases are raising vigorously in different cities as well. Pakistan ...
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About 35% children get polio dose

Dr. Ashutosh Kumar, district immunisation officer (DIO) told TOI that a total of 3,464 polio booths, including 2,642 in rural and 822 in urban area, were set up to administer polio drops to children up to five years of age. He added that 1,798 mobile ...
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MMR and measles in South Wales: In fear of the unknown, we risked the well ...

Parents waited for hours this weekend to have their children inoculated against measles, mumps and rubella – the MMR vaccine. And they waited because measles, mumps and rubella aren't a necessary part of childhood, like grazed knees. They are ...
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The Independent

GSK providing HPV vaccine for underprivileged teens

www.koreatimes.co.kr delivers the latest information on all events and stories taking place in Korea.
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Doctors urge flu shots

Prof Owler said people aged over 65, indigenous Australians 15 and over, pregnant women and people with specific chronic diseases could get the flu vaccine for free. The NSW government on the weekend released a Get Ready For Winter plan for the flu ...
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NEWS.com.au

Probiotics Improve Antibody Responses to Flu Shot in the Elderly

Vaccines were given a month after consuming the yogurt. Titres against 3 viral strains (H1N1, H3N2, & B) were measured at regular intervals post –vaccination; in both studies, antibody titres against the influenza virus were consistently higher in the ...
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Fitness Goop

Swansea queues for measles jab after outbreak

Queues formed outside the vaccination clinics which opened at four hospitals in South Wales on Saturday as a measles epidemic continued to spread. More than 600 people are thought to have been infected with the potentially fatal virus. A spokeswoman ...
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Jab call repeated as measles case tally nears 600

"The MMR jab is recommended by the World Health Organization, UK Department of Health and Public Health Wales as the most effective and safe way to protect children against measles. The alarming numbers of cases of measles and continuing spread of ...
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Twice as many people as expected get measles jab

Twice as many people turned up for measles jabs at emergency sessions in South Wales than had been expected. That's according to health officials in the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot areas, where an epidemic of the disease has affected nearly 600 ...
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BBC News

Daily Calendar 4/8

Children's Immunization Clinic: noon-4 p.m., Parkview Conference Center, 1216 S. Eighth St., Beatrice. Appointments necessary. 402-223-2366. Bring Insurance or Medicaid Card to appointment. Sponsored by Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center ...
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Why are parents refusing their daughters the HPV vaccine?

For the study, researchers analyzed data collected between 2008 and 2010 from the National Immunization Survey of Teens, a yearly, nationwide telephone survey of households with teenagers ages 13 to 17. The survey interviewed nearly 100,000 parents ...
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Mother Nature Network

India moves ahead to get WHO's polio eradication certificate

Having successfully completed two polio-free years, India is preparing to receive the crucial polio eradication certificate from the World Health Organisation (WHO). The certificate is issued on completion of incident-free three years. This primarily ...
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Pak lags behind Iran, B'desh in health sector

“It is a shame that Iran and Bangladesh had successfully eradicated polio with six and four rounds respectively while new polio cases are still being reported in Pakistan despite having over 70 rounds of vaccination,” said Pakistan Medical Association ...
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The Nation

More than 2 lakh kids administered polio drops

KANPUR: As many as 2,19,793 children were administered polio drops at more then 2134 booths in the city on Sunday. According to the health authorities, the focus of this weeklong polio drive is on the children of migrant labourers, slum dwellers and ...
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Minister administers polio drops to kids

A pulse polio camp was organised at Islamic Centre of India at Aishbagh Eidgah on Sunday, which was inaugurated by minister of state for medical and health Shankhlal Majhi. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the government is committed to ...
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Pentavalent vaccine is safe, says govt

Dismissing reports that the use of pentavalent vaccine had adverse effect on children, Department of Health and Family Welfare, assured that the risks ...

Current HPV vaccine may not help some women with immune problems

Women with HIV acquire cancer-causing forms of the human papillomavirus (HPV) that are not included in the current HPV vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix, according to new research from Fox Chase Cancer Center being presented at the AACR Annual ...
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Immunization Decision Support | AMIA

With reporting to Immunization Information Systems (IIS) from Electronic Health Records (EHRs) advancing, it is important to think about how information from ...
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Medical Immunization Form for Admissions Chicago/Urbana Track

University of Illinois College of Medicine. MANDATORY MEDICAL STUDENT IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS. Complete immunization for Mumps, Rubeola, ...
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Free gay men vaccines in black?

As much as that sounds to weaken our argument, you have to realize and appreciate that these vaccines are FDA approved. In other words, the amount of mercury in a vaccine shot is negligible. The only reason it's even present is to act as a stabilizing ...
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World experts debate case for new bird flu vaccine; China confident it can ...

Any decision to mass-produce vaccines against H7N9 flu will not be taken lightly, since it will mean sacrificing production of seasonal shots. And scientists warn it will take months to get any finished bird flu vaccine to the market. But the ...
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Hundreds queue for MMR jab as Welsh measles outbreak slows

Public Health Wales (PHW) said the slowdown in the spread of the disease was due to a rise in the number of people being inoculated, but it warned 3,800 children had still not had both doses of the MMR vaccine necessary to achieve immunisation.
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