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Daily Vaccine News Posted August 30, 2011

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McDonald’s Pushes Dangerous Vaccinations On School Kids

Teen vaccination rates skyrocket after new requirements

HPV Vaccinations and Cervical Cancer (includes video)

Flu season expected to be normal; vaccinations plentiful

HK alert parents to stay vigilant against infectious diseases

STD experiments conducted on unwitting Guatemalans

Vaccine Research Summit Sept 27-28, London UK Appel Consulting LtdPosted on:30 Aug 11

Baxter to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

Black, Hispanic, Poor Young Women Less Likely to Complete HPV Vaccinations

Calif. bill draws fire for letting children consent to STD vaccines

Shot in the arm for supporters of childhood vaccination Just in time for the start of the school year comes a welcome endorsement of vaccinations – and repudiation of efforts to link them to everything from diabetes and autism to death.

California bill which would mandate STD vaccine for sixth grade girls moves forward

Sonya Sorich: Debates over vaccines and autism, HPV vaccine

Hospital urges childhood vaccinations

To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate?

Flu shots mandatory at Munson

Health officials push vaccinations before school starts (includes video)

September 20, 2011: Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

Rick Santorum attacks Rick Perry on HPV vaccine "The former Pennsylvania senator, who has already attacked Rick Perry for his shifting position on gay marriage, goes at him full blast on the HPV vaccine in an interview with PoliticsPA:"

Mayo Clinic Physician: Mistaken Fear of Measles Shot Has 'Devastating' Effect

AAP Recommends Quadrivalent MMRV for Most Children "Use of measles-mumps-rubella-varicella vaccine (MMRV) is generally preferred over separate injections of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) and varicella vaccines, unless there is a personal or family history of seizures, or difficulty communicating the risks involved to parents or caregivers, according to a policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics, published online Aug. 28 in Pediatrics."

Vaccines Are The Safer Choice

Suspected case of scarlet fever with septic shock

What You Need to Know About Vaccines for Schoolchildren Read along as we learn why a shot in the arm is a public heath requirement for students.

County Whooping Cough Vaccination Clinics Continue Tuesday

Quebec public health promotes HPV vaccine

Experts Respond: Potential avian influenza resurgence "The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has today urged heightened readiness and surveillance against a possible major resurgence of the H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza amid signs that a mutant strain of the deadly Bird Flu virus is spreading in Asia and beyond."

Mutant strain of bird flu is spreading... and it's resistant to existing vaccines, warns UN Top flu expert has warned that the main drug stockpiled by UK to fight bird flu may now be useless

Bird flu no threat to Aust: chief medic

New law sticks students with mandatory vaccine

State Changes Vaccine Requirements For Students (includes video)

On Chickenpox Worldwide

Hepatitis A

Vaccination clinics for children set for September

Influenza May Lead to Viral Pneumonia

Exclusion Letters ready for Non-Immunized 7th Graders

Pediatrics/Mumps during pregnancy afftect fetus?

Chief medical officer takes exception to avian flu warning

Let’s Talk Flu Vaccines

Flu vaccine will soon be available

Flu shots available starting Sept. 6

Malaria Discovery Gives Hope for New Drugs and Vaccines

'I' is for illness and infection Here's how to recognize, avoid and treat 10 conditions that are commonly spread among children

An analysis of national target groups for monovalent 2009 pandemic influenza vaccine and trivalent seasonal influenza vaccines in 2009-10 and 2010-11

Older Children and Young Adults Benefit From Rotavirus Vaccination of Infants

CDC Recommends Seasonal Flu Shot for People with Egg Allergy

Sri LankaTouring - Vaccinations or Malaria Drugs?

Clinic may have exposed patients to HIV, hepatitis: How to stay safe

Idenix Pharmaceuticals' Shares Popped: What You Need to Know

Risky Behaviors Among Teens for Meningococcal Disease: Findings From the National Association of School Nurses’ Survey

Gene replacement treats copper deficiency disorder in mice NIH study first step in possible treatment advance for rare, fatal childhood disease

Hospitalized Children Who Carry MRSA at Risk for Full-Blown Infections A Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study of more than 3,000 hospitalized children shows that those colonized but not sick with the antibiotic-resistant bacterium MRSA are at considerable risk for developing full-blown infections.

Russia: 20 children hospitalized for aseptic meningitis

Compensation system urged for research victims

No UN goal yet to check the runaway lifestyle diseases epidemic

Researchers Discover the Origin of the Black Death

Shot in the arm for supporters of childhood vaccination
 "Just in time for the start of the school year comes a welcome endorsement of vaccinations – and repudiation of efforts to link them to everything from diabetes and autism to death."

Wisconsin Clinic Warns of Possible HIV, Hepatitis Exposure

Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff - Factors to Consider when Making Benefit-Risk Determinations in Medical Device Premarket Review

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) August 2011 Procedural (pdf)

Guidance for Industry Oversight of Clinical Investigations — A Risk-Based Approach to Monitoring (pdf)