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Vaccines market to reach $61.6 Billion by 2024 Ameri Research Inc.

$142 million dollars has been paid out to families from the secret vaccine injury fund so far in 2017

New UBC study reveals public attitudes toward under-vaccinated children and their parents

Flu immunisation rates down: Why aren't we getting the jab?

Anti-vaccination moms judged harshly, UBC study finds

Two suspects arrested over fake vaccines: prosecutors

Vermont Doctor Handles Vaccine Skeptics With a Listen-First Approach

Minnesota Lawmaker Aims to Make it Harder to Avoid Vaccines

College shots: Woodlands doctor answers common college vaccine concerns

Government worried about declining rates of flu vaccinations

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Vaxxed At Cannes by Oliver Moody, Science Correspondent - Age of Autism

Best of: Dan Olmsted on Ian "Check my Buttocks for Lesions" Lipkin by Dan Olmsted - Age of Autism

The Case Against Ian Lipkin – As Told by the “Other Rat,” Mady Hornig…
I want to be crystal clear I do not have an ounce of sympathy for Mady Hornig and what she endured at the hands of Ian Lipkin. Opinion By Kent Heckenlively, JD

Drop in cases of Zika threatens large-scale trials - Studies are struggling to recruit participants following a marked drop in cases of the virus.

Cancer Vaccines Market, Emerging Growth Factors, Product type, Development Trends, Marketing Channels and Forecast 2022

Zika virus fears may have been overblown, says watchdog

What are the hot research areas that might spark the next big bang?

Novavax (NVAX) Getting Somewhat Negative Media Coverage, Study Shows

Vaccine could soon be enlisted in the fight against Ebola in the DRC

Novavax (NVAX) Getting Somewhat Negative Media Coverage, Study Shows

Northland doctor Lance O'Sullivan is a conscientious public health campaigner  video

DNA Vaccine Protects Against Alzheimer's-Linked Proteins


Inovio’s NIH-backed HIV vaccine shows near 100% immune response rate in early test

Shareholder lawsuit: delightful weapon against drug companies by Jon Rappoport

Zika studies uncover early spread, factors fueling Florida outbreak

GAO says diagnostics, mosquito control key in Zika efforts

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 24, 2017 - MCR-1 in Australia; Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections

News Scan for May 24, 2017 - Qatar MERS case; Pneumonia vaccine protection

 

An Increase in the Ebola Gene Polymerase Replikin Count From 2014-2015 Preceded the Current ...

BOSTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As Ebola resurfaces in the Democratic Republic of Congo with four deaths and 20 suspected cases now ...

Ethiopia's Tedros to be next leader of UN health agency

GENEVA (AP) - Africa, where deadly viruses such as HIV, Ebola and Zika emerged, has its first chief of the U.N. health agency. Tedros Adhanom ...

Scientists Gain Better Understanding of How Ebola Disables People's Immune Defenses

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston scientists have unlocked mysteries of how the Ebola virus hampers the body's natural defenses to ...

Opinion: Token Pharmacovigilance

And for drugs and vaccines, pharmacovigilance helps researchers and ... The CDC tells physicians to Do your part for vaccine safety - Report to ...

Tourist with measles rode Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls; measles exposure warning

You are not at risk if you are immune to measles, but do you know if you are immune? If you received two doses of the measles, mumps, and rubella ...

WHO chooses a new leader to head the global health agency

One of the primary reasons that the WHO's initial response to the Ebola outbreak was "not competent" is that "they didn't have the right people in the ...

Ebola Outbreak Continues to Unfold While Researchers Identify New Vaccine Target for the Virus

The recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has reportedly claimed another life, increasing the death toll to 4. As of the ...

Pakistan 's Dr Sania to run for WHO's highest post

Today, Pakistan is among the countries where polio virus and malaria continue to pose serious challenges. In the particular context of Pakistan, polio ...

Warning issued about potential measles exposure in Niagara Falls

The New York State Department of Health has issued a warning about potential exposure to measles in Niagara County. In a notice released Monday, ...

Ethiopia's Tedros elected new WHO chief

The agency was broadly accused of failing the major test that followed the December 2013 Ebola outbreak, missing key warnings about the severity of ...

WHO chooses first African to head the global health agency

One primary reason that the WHO's initial response to the Ebola outbreak was not competent is that they didn't have the right people in the right ...

Congo to test experimental Ebola vaccine as disease re-emerges

Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo are preparing to use an experimental vaccine to help fight an outbreak of Ebola, in what could ...

No Polio case has been reported in over 270 days, says Minister

Nigeria will sustain the current momentum in the effort to rid the nation of polio, Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said. The Minister ...

Visitor from India who stopped in Brockport, Niagara Falls later confirmed to have measles

The state Department of Health issued a warning Tuesday about potential exposure to measles earlier this month. A tourist from India who visited in ...

Oral HPV infections sharply lower for vaccinated youth

HPV vaccination appears to confer a high level of protection against oral infection with oncogenic virus types.

Measles warning issued after confirmed case near Niagara Falls

Measles is highly infectious, staying alive in the air and on surfaces for up to two hours. It is dangerous when caught by an infant who is too young to ...

Department of Health warns travelers of potential measles contact

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) - New York State Department of Health is warning travelers after a man confirmed to have contracted measles visited a rest stop ...

Here's How Much Vaccines Cost, Because They Can Get Pricey

Still, we were really lucky because our health insurance covered the vaccines but not all plans cover immunizations. As vaccine prices rise, you ...

Free rabies vaccination clinics in Tonawanda and Buffalo

Free rabies vaccination clinics in Tonawanda and Buffalo ... The Erie County Health Department is hosting two free rabies clinics this Wednesday and ...

Potential measles exposure in WNY

BUFFALO, NY-- The New York State Department of Health is warning people about a potential measles exposure in Western New York. Officials say a ...

Liberian Red Cross Volunteer Staff receives highest international award

Mrs. Ballah headed the Liberian Red Cross' safe and dignified burial team, ensuring that all Ebola bodies were collected from the streets and ...

Kids of anti-vaccination parents stigmatized more than their parents: study

Some parents don't want their children vaccinated based on long-debunked fears that vaccines cause autism, mercury poisoning or auto-immune ...

Niagara Falls visitors may have been exposed to measles, state warns

State health officials have issued an advisory that some people may have been exposed to measles May 11-12 at four locations, including Niagara ...

Kids of anti-vaccination parents stigmatized more than their parents: study

VANCOUVER -- Children who aren't vaccinated face harsher judgment than their parents who refused immunization, says a study examining attitudes ...

Cuero ISD student immunizations

This notice is to inform you of the immunizations needed to ensure your student can attend the first day of school Aug. 17, 2017. Texas law requires ...

Measles Cases Near 70

(Golden Valley, MN) -- State health officials say the measles outbreak has now hit nearly 70 people in four counties. The vast majority of cases involve ...

Warning issued about possible measles exposure in Falls

The single best way to prevent measles is to be vaccinated. Individuals should receive 2 doses of MMR vaccine to be protected. If a person is unsure if ...

NYS Dept. of Health warns of potential measles exposure in western NY

The New York State Department of Health issued a warning after confirming that a tourist from India with measles visited several locations in western ...

Health officials warn of potential measles exposure in Niagara Falls

The New York State Department of Health warned of the potential measles exposure in the local area on Tuesday. The tourist visited The Hampton Inn ...

Forty-Three Ebola Cases In DR Congo

The World Health Organisation has announced that there are 43 cases of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo. Three people have died in the ...

Stylianides announces first EU airlift for Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

The outbreak comes some two years after the previous Ebola epidemic in West Africa, which largely hit Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Nigeria.

State health department warns of potential measles exposures in WNY

The New York State Department of Health is warning of potential measles exposures in Western New York and the Mohawk Valley. The advisory ...

NY Health Department warns of possible measles exposure in Western NY, Mohawk Valley

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) The New York Department of Health says a tourist from India, who has measles, visited several locations in Western New ...

Potential measles exposures in Niagara Co, including Niagara Falls and Maid of the Mist

NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKBW) - Potential measles exposures have reached Western New York and the Mohawk Valley, according to the New ...

Ebola Update: 3 People Have Died in Africa's Most Recent Outbreak

The World Health Organization has confirmed Ebola as the cause of three deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The first victim, a 39-year-old ...

Aseefa inaugurates anti-polio campaign

She administered polio drops to children and distributed gifts among them, said a statement issued here. "We must give the campaign top priority, ...

KPK governor appreciates progress made in fight against polio in FATA

While presiding over a meeting of the Task Force on polio eradication in FATA at Governor House Peshawar on Tuesday wherein overall polio ...

Aylsham Rotary Club riding high following cheque presentations

The Rotary Club also presented 900 to both the Norfolk and Waveney Prostate Cancer Support Group and End Polio Now after the President ...

Merck's Gardasil preps for head-to-head with GSK's Cervarix in China, with big sales targets ahead

GlaxoSmithKline's Cervarix may have been the first HPV shot approved in mainland China, but Merck's Gardasil now has an opening to gain the lead.

Health officials: Vaccines create 'walls' against measles infection

"The whole premise of the link between MMR and autism is based on one study, ... "We have a big (vaccination) gap here, and these children are all ...

WHO elects new chief to lead reform (Update)

Chan's decade-long tenure which ends on June 30 was notably marred by condemnation of the agency's response to the Ebola epidemic in West ...

Anti-vaxxer putting her new PhD to good effect

The link between vaccines and autism has not been discredited and this is described in my PhD thesis published on the University of Wollongong ...

WFP And J-PAL Partner To Promote Child Growth And Immunization In Moyamba District

FREETOWN - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab for Africa (J-PAL Africa) are ...

College Students Get 'F' for Flu Vaccinations And That Can Be An Issue

The Centers for Disease Control recommends annual immunization for all Americans over the age of 6 months, but motivating college students to get ...

WHO elects new chief to lead reform

Chan's decade-long tenure which ends on June 30 was notably marred by the fiercely-criticised response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

APhA: Pharmacists should deliver injectable therapy beyond vaccines

Pharmacists can fill a gap in care by expanding their injectable medication administration services beyond immunization, according to a report ...

German court favors vaccination of child in parents' dispute

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) warned last month that gaps in vaccination coverage against measles had lead to ...

Health Screener II

*PER DIEM NOT FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME* Basic Purpose: The primary responsibility of the Health Screener is to provide coverage in the field ...

Back to school to-do list: Schedule doctor visit for vaccines, sports physicals

Daniela Flores, 12, smiles as she receives an immunization at the Austin Independent School District and City of Austin Back-to-School Bash.

Hundreds of volunteers vaccinate displaced children from Mosul and other underserved areas in ...

Baghdad, 23 May 2017 More than 1900 health workers and volunteers on Sunday 21 May, 2017 kick started a mass polio vaccination campaign ...

Somalia: Measles outbreak kills children in southern Somalia

JOWHAR, Somalia- Somali officials have announced that measles outbreak has killed several children in Middle Shabelle region in southern Somalia, ...

Back to school to-do list: Schedule doctor visit for vaccines, sports physicals

There is a way to get a vaccine exemption if you deem it necessary. Go to www.ImmunizeTexas.com under School & Child-Care. Please understand ...

Eradication of polio Govt's top priority: Jhagra

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that eradication of polio from tribal areas is the top priority of the government. Presiding ...

Measles revival reminds business travellers to stay on top of their immunizations

Business travellers heading abroad this summer should check whether they need to update their vaccines to cover diseases such as measles, experts ...

Health Matters: Plan ahead for travel vaccines

... that requires or recommends yellow fever vaccine should contact the RiverStone Health Immunization Clinic as soon as they know their travel plans.

Vaccines may be the way forward for malaria eradication in India

The Government has to realise that adding new vaccines to the National Immunization Programme results in creating immense value creation.

Hong Kong health experts laud outgoing WHO chief Margaret Chan for her achievements despite ...

University of Hong Kong microbiologist Ho Pak-leung said Chan had picked a good timing to admit the error as the Ebola outbreak was now contained ...

Aseefa Bhutto launches Polio drive in Karachi

KARACHI: Aseefa Bhutto, on Tuesday, launched a Polio drive at Shah Faisal Colony, Karachi. She administered polio drops to children and ...

Should Michigan make it easier to opt out of school vaccines?

Michigan, like all states, requires children to be vaccinated to attend school. Beyond public health concerns, the issue is often fraught with emotion ...

Tajikistan launches national measles and rubella vaccination campaign

The outbreak in Tajikistan is one of several ongoing outbreaks in the WHO European Region. The country's decision to initiate the mass immunization ...

Vaccinators aiming to stem the spread of measles among IDP children in Mogadishu

(ERGO) - Mohamed Lidow Abdi, 50, was one of the first parents to bring his children forward for the measles vaccination when health teams visited the ...

DRC neighbors step up efforts to prevent Ebola spread

Countries bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo have heightened surveillance in their border regions to prevent the spread of Ebola disease.

One with mumps on Kauai

In December, the national Center For Disease Control and Prevention announced the United States was in the midst of the worst mumps outbreak in ...

UNICEF seeks 148 mln USD to help Somali women, children

The report says over 7,000 measles cases have been reported across Somalia since the start of the year, exceeding the total 2016 caseload as ...

UT Southwestern research shows potential of new DNA vaccine in preventing Alzheimer's disease

A new DNA vaccine when delivered to the skin prompts an immune ... triple by 2050, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Polio Programme Helps Respond to Meningitis Outbreak in Nigeria

In early May 2017, polio programme staff from across Nigeria joined efforts to combat a meningitis outbreak in Sokoto, providing support and expertise ...

Join in the Teddy Bear trail for End Polio

The Rotary Club of Dunstable will be hosting a Teddy Bear Trail during the May 2017 half-term to raise funds for the End Polio Now campaign.

Healthy signs on vaccination and mental health, warning signals on tobacco and health cover

Healthy signs on vaccination and mental health, warning signals on ... Meanwhile the recent crackdown by the health ministry on the Public Health ...

Immunization Clinic

The cost (for children 18 years old or younger) is $15.00 per 1 vaccine, $25.00 for 2 vaccines and $30.00 for 3 or more per student. These vaccines ...

Start wearing purple as Poohsticks 2017 is going Purple4Polio

Polio is a viral infection that used to be common in the UK and worldwide but is now rare because it can be prevented with a simple vaccination.

HPV vaccine may also prevent cancers affecting men

HPV vaccine may also prevent cancers affecting men ... are rising dramatically, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Fourth person dies from Ebola in Congo

World Health Organization had on May 12 announced Ebola outbreak in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo. "As of this morning we have 29 ...

WHO admits slow response to Ebola

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday admitted It responded too slow in its handling of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Honor Dr. Julius Youngner by helping people who had polio

I was saddened to read of Julius Youngner's passing on April 27 (Last Surviving Member of Salk Polio Team, April 30 news obituary). I would like to ...

Reform on the menu as WHO votes for new chief

Chan steps down on June 30 after a decade in which new epidemics such as bird flu and Ebola and decades-old campaigns against malaria, AIDS ...

People urged to get vaccine against tetanus

HCM City (VNA) - Doctors from HCM City's Hospital for Tropical Diseases advised people to vaccinate against tetanus as the hospital admitted 134 ...

#WHO update: Suspected #Ebola cases reach five sites in DR #Congo province

The World Health Organization (WHO) says there are now 37 suspected cases of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, while ...

THOMPSON: Polio, books and the Cold War all part of growing up in 1950s Florida

This week's column is another excerpt from a book I am writing about growing up in Florida during the 1950s and 1960s. Again, despite the distance in ...

Two Waco ISD schools disinfected after confirmed Mumps case

WACO - Waco ISD is disinfecting two campuses Monday after a confirmed case of mumps at one of the schools and another student possibly being ...

All set for anti-polio drive

KARACHI - A five-day campaign to administer polio drops to children starts from Tuesday (today) in six districts Karachi and will continue till May 27, ...

Waco ISD confirms mumps case

Waco Independent School District confirmed one student has been diagnosed with a case of mumps at an elementary school and district officials ...

Outbreak of whooping cough hits east Alabama

The Alabama Department of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in east Alabama. There have ...

Waco ISD disinfecting campuses after confirmed mumps case

WACO, Tex. (KWTX) Waco ISD took steps Monday night to disinfect two campuses after a confirmed case of mumps. The confirmed case was at Bell's ...

More Measles in Minnesota: 69 Cases Now Confirmed

As part of its public information program to promote vaccinations, MDH offers a Think Measles [l]etter size poster with a reminder to get vaccinated for ...

Cases of chickenpox and measles on the rise in Larkana

He further said that routine vaccination is made to prevent diseases like polio, tuberculosis, diphtheria, tetanus, Pertussis, hepatitis, pneumonia, ...

Remote areas of Dadu district left out during anti-polio drive

DADU: Residents of various areas of Dadu districtsuch as Nai Gaaj, Gorakh Hill, KT Jatoi, Karo Jabal, Fareedabad and Mondhar have said they have ...

Four Additional Cases of Mumps Confirmed on O'ahu

The MMR vaccine protects against measles, mumps, and rubella, and prevents most cases of mumps. Health officials say two doses of the vaccine are ...

High School Immunization Requirements

The Ohio Department of Health requires immunization with the Meningococcal (MCV4) vaccine before entry to 12th grade. Your student may have ...

Letters: Out of the crankosphere

I cannot think of anything I might write that would change Margaret Burgess's view that immunisation against disease has done nothing except harm ...

Children's Mercy Hospital is joining cancer groups calling for HPV vaccine for children at age 9

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Children's Mercy Pediatric Infectious Disease physician Dr. Barbara Pahud is joining the growing number of cancer ...

Six-day polio vaccination drive begins in city today

A six-day anti-polio campaign aiming to vaccinate 2.2 million children is set to commence in the metropolis today. The Sindh Emergency Operation ...

York City to hold student-immunization clinics in July

As the 2016-17 school year winds to a close, York City officials are reminding parents to make sure their children's vaccinations are up to date before ...

Niger meningitis outbreak: MSF teams have vaccinated more than 358800 people

Our teams have supported the Ministry of Public Health in managing the vaccination campaign in several districts of the town of Niamey, and also in ...

Young asks AG to look into hepatitis A cases in Detroit

There is an imminent health crisis unfolding with hepatitis A, which is ... The hepatitis A vaccine is now part of the recommended vaccination schedule ...

Anti-vaccine film Vaxxed will be given Cannes screening

Anti-vaccine film Vaxxed will be given Cannes screening ... claims there has been a conspiracy to hush up the damage done by the MMR vaccine.

No new mump cases in Monroe School District

Photo by Kelly Sullivan: All students excluded from class because they were not able to show immunity to mumps had returned to their seats at Frank ...

Current health issues facing Colorado

The number of mumps cases in Colorado continues to grow and has surpassed the state record amid an outbreak that has spread through several ...

300 Amish people got shots for whooping cough

They can get severely ill with pertussis that they don't have the ability of coughing anything up, and it also affects their respiratory system, and they ...

More whooping cough cases confirmed in one Alabama county

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is reporting more cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, in an eastern Alabama ...

Estero Man publishes book about his childhood with polio

Everglades Wonder Gardens is home to one of Florida's oldest creatures. It has 38 alligators in two enclosed areas for visitors to see. Lauren Kummer ...

Nigeria meningitis outbreak climbs past 14000 cases, situation improving

The World Health Organization (WHO), a meningitis vaccination campaign was conducted in Sokoto state in the week ending 30 April 2017 using ...

Rebekah Vardy exclusively opens up on 'worrying' hospital dash for son Finley: 'He's been very ...

"The doctors said he must have picked it up from Sofia when she had chicken pox when he was four weeks old. [undefined] Rebekah Vardy and ...

Anti-vaxxers spread fear with help of history

However, during the subsequent national immunization campaign in 1955, 200,000 children received a batch of defective vaccine manufactured at ...

Sedgwick County Offering Limited Yellow Fever Travel Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it's rare for travelers from the U.S. to get the illness, but infections of yellow fever are on the rise.

Don't slash public health funds

Public health nurses oversee monitoring of the threats to the public's health. Without treatment, vaccination, education and assistance, highly ...

Father of six stresses importance of vaccines

He stresses the importance of immunisation for older children and teens. I take my ... You need two doses of the MMR vaccine to be fully protected.

Health department moves immunizations to downtown Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will move its immunization services, as of May 30, from its Westside Public ...

Johnson County is bracing for more mumps cases as college students return home

In Marshall County, Kan., just south of the Nebraska border, public health officials are eagerly awaiting the last day of school on Thursday. Over the ...

Essex teen denied meningitis jab DIED a few weeks later

This is not unusual, says Vinny Smith, chief executive of the Meningitis ... Meningitis vaccines offer excellent protection, but they are not yet available ...

52 dogs vaccinated at camp in Kaimbwala

... of rabies in animals as well as human beings. The vaccination-cum-humane education camp was organised in the presence of Dr. Kanwarjit Singh, ...

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