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Daily Vaccine News Posted August 27, 2011

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Toxic Metals Found in Pandemrix Swine Flu Vaccine by Swedish Doctor

BMJ Prepared to Climb-down and Acknowledge Merck link in the MMR affair? by John Stone - Age of Autism

An Autism Dad's Birthday Wish by Chuck Hancock - Age of Autism

The Ministers of Vaccination Misinformation by Robert Schecter - Age of Autism

Thorough study likely won’t put vaccine worries to rest – Seattle Times - The Refusers

It was a mostly good week for vaccines

IOM Report: Vaccines Generally Safe, No Link To Autism

Vaccine gets another clean bill of health, but no one is listening

Study: No vaccine and autism link found

Vaccines Are Much Safer than the Diseases They Prevent

vaccines aren't linked to autism, review finds health [Virginian - Pilot]

Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism Or Type 1 Diabetes, Institute Of Medicine Report

Vaccines largely safe, have mild side-effects: Report

The Minimal Risks of Vaccines - NY Times

Vaccine-preventable diseases are on the rise

More teens getting HPV vaccines, but not enough, CDC reports - LA Times

Vaccines don't cause autism, but aren't perfect: Report - CBS News

Experts say you may want to get flu shots early (video)

Comment:  Advice Worth Following – Be Wary of “Experts” by Sandy Gottstein

Not all agree on value of vaccines - A shot in the arm is required of all students

Congress to be Briefed on Government Autism Cover-up

Rick Perry’s ‘Total Debacle’ Comment Re Romney, Ignores ‘Total Debacle’ of His Own

Calls over measles alert less than hoped -  Hundreds likely exposed at airport

Vaccinations and Immunity by Patrick Quanten MD

Pennsylvania students required to have three more vaccinations - "It was initially believed that the varicella vaccine would offer lifetime protection. But now we see older children and adults getting chickenpox, and it's more serious when you get it at that age."

Comment:  Note it was a belief.  Also note not questioning having pushed vaccine into older, more dangerous age groups.

Vaccines: The Risks, The Benefits, The Choices 3/18
(video) - Dr. Sherry Tenpenny - see all videos in series

Selected vaccine authorities from CDC, FDA, and manufacturers discuss, in a closed meeting, the possibility of neurodevelopment disorders resulting from vaccine components. by Ken Stoller, MD - AAPS

Did Brian Deer Use Deception to Collect Data Included in the BMJ Article? - Autism Jabberwocky

Insight: Opting Out of Vaccinations / Climate Change and Unusual Earthquakes

Raleigh County Parents Fight Mandatory Immunization A Coal City family faces penalties and jail time for not meeting enrollment immunization requirements, but they say they're living with an immunization injury that left their first child autistic. (includes video)

Mandatory Gardasil Vaccination in Adolescents

Vaccine gets another clean bill of health, but no one is listening

Presidential Hopefuls: Gov. Rick Perry The Texas Republican signed the Susan B. Anthony List’s pro-life pledge and the National Organization for Marriage's pledge, but values voters may find his views on the death penalty and mandatory Gardasil for sixth-graders troubling.

Truancy Laws Could Apply To Unimmunized 7th Graders (includes video)

Changes to Vt law on vaccinations for kids
(includes video)

Schools struggle to get students vaccinated

Clover Park Students Must Be Up to Date On Vaccines By First Day of School

The Minimal Risks of Vaccines

New IOM Report Shows Shocking Lack of Good Data Vaccine Injuries including Autism

Vaccine vindication “I think it’s the combination of people who are used to making decisions, people who believe they can become experts by reading things on the Internet which would trump what public health officials or academics or doctors are saying,” said American vaccine expert Dr. Paul Offit in response to that trend."

New York State Department of Health Bureau of Immunization Tetanus Outbreak Control Guidelines Tetanus Outbreak Control Guidelines (pdf)

Doctors urge child immunizations before returning to school

Corps sets new guidelines for anthrax vaccine

Notice: Prospective Grant of Exclusive License: Conjugate Vaccines Against B. anthracis (Anthrax) and Monoclonal Antibodies Against Anthrax

Not Just for Kids Health Professionals Say It's Important for Adults to Know What Vaccines are Recommended.

Vaccination Imperative to Combat Pertussis

Preventing Pertussis by Cocooning Infants in Protection

Families Urged to Vaccinated Against Influenza

Boys and Men Can Get HPV Vaccine

Preventing Cervical Cancer through HPV Vaccination Saves Lives, Money

Third case of measles in Dakota County reported

Integrated Measles, Polio Vaccination Kicks Off In Ibadan South-West

Vical: Making Progress In The Area Of HSV-2 Vaccines

Chicken Pox Vaccine & Allergies

Get an Arm Up on Better Health

Put Meningitis Vaccination on To-Do List Young adults bound for college or the military need the vaccine.

Meningitis vaccine recommended for incoming college freshmen

Message from the Chief Science Officer regarding the Institute of Medicine’s report on Adverse Effects of Vaccines

Northland toddler dies from meningitis

CDC Seasonal Influenza (Flu) What’s New on this Site

Health Officials Ready for Flu Season

Ask the Experts: Risk for Guillain–Barré syndrome with influenza vaccination Experts provide provide overview of Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS), review GBS risk among influenza vaccines, and review immunization recommendations for patients’ with GBS.

Fight against influenza While many tend to confuse the common cold with influenza, the latter can be fatal, says Dr Karthik Nagesh. So take the right precautions

Pharmaceutical company using wrong tactics to entice consumers

Back-to-school can mean vaccines for tweens, teens

Mason Co. Health Department continues to offer vaccines

New Mexico teens vaccinated more than national average

Measles needs a name change

Overuse of Antibiotics May Harm Good Bacteria

Fourth meningitis case in North

Can New Drug Cure Nearly Any Viral Infection?

Global Pneumococcal Infections Drug Pipeline Capsule - 2011

Australia reports oseltamivir-resistant 2009 H1N1 cluster

Crisis in the Horn of Africa This month’s column is by Peggy Bentley, who is associate director of the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, professor of nutrition, and associate dean for global health in the Gillings School of Global Public Health

Group calls hiring of new chief of staff 'a real coup'

Improving Healthcare Delivery: Over the Counter and Under the Radar

Scientists identify what makes us feel 'bad' when we're sick, how to treat it

U.S. Codex News… in brief —Friday, August 26, 2011

Live Wire: Cats must have rabies vaccination

Darfur: UN begins campaign to distribute livestock vaccines