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Swansea measles: Grieving mother speaks of son's death

The mother of a Swansea man who was suffering from measles when he died has spoken of the family's devastation. Gareth Colfer-Williams, 25, was found at his flat in Port Tennant on Thursday. Tests have revealed he had measles but results of a post ...
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BBC News

Onslow Health Department offers in-school immunization clinics

“We hope that going into the schools to give the immunizations will help parents not have to take off from work to get their children the required shots,” Mollie Sammons, immunizations nurse at the Onslow County Health Department, said via press release.
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Immunization on the Front Line

Millions of health workers like my colleagues and I make immunization their daily work. We have made tremendous strides in reaching more children with more vaccines, which is why more children are surviving than ever before. But there are still even ...
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Individual genes alter effectiveness of smallpox vaccine

Senior author Dr. Gregory Poland, director of the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group, said worldwide vaccination is believed to have eradicated smallpox, but the highly contagious and sometimes fatal illness remains a bioterrorism concern. The research ...
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UPI.com

Week celebrates benefits of infant vaccinations

Southwest Health District's 14 county health departments and two farm worker programs are joining with counterparts across the country this month to emphasize the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases. National Infant ...
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THE NEWSDESK: It's no good blaming the parents in this measles epidemic

So who really is to blame - those who produced the flawed science which led to fears over the MMR vaccine in the 1990s? Those who reported it in good faith, including the esteemed medical publication The Lancet? Those parents who decided not to get ...
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South Wales Argus

Rabies vaccination clinics set for multiple sites on May 2

The clinics begin at 6 p.m. and will offer rabies vaccinations at the reduced rate of $10 per vaccination until the last customer is served. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), rabies is a preventable viral disease of ...
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Routine coverage dismal

Routine immunisation coverage rates in Pakistan remain significantly below the desired rates of 90 per cent fully immunised children. The routine immunisation coverage in Pakistan is close to 65 per cent with only some important cities of the country ...
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Immunisation week from 24th

Dr Akhtar Rasheed informed the meeting that Mother and Child Week was also being observed during the Global Immunisation Week. He said that vaccination for the children and pregnant women was equally important to protect them from various diseases.
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Plans for a Grand Jury probe of the Fungal Meningitis outbreak okay'd in Lansing

LANSING (WKZO) -- The Michigan Court of Appeals has cleared the way for a grand jury investigation in the state, into the meningitis deaths caused by tainted steroid injections. On a two-to-one vote, the court ruled in favor of Attorney General Bill ...
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BBCC student diagnosed with case of meningitis

MOSES LAKE - A student at Big Bend Community College was diagnosed with viral meningitis and hospitalized, college officials announced Thursday. The Grant County Health District informed the college the disease is low risk to others because the virus ...
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Measles epidemic: Man who died in South Wales 'was sent home from hospital ...

A private clinic, which has a centre in Swansea, and offers single vaccinations for measles and rubella has been criticised for suggesting a link between autism and the MMR jab. Two million children are believed to be at risk of catching measles as a ...
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Daily Mail

Swansea measles: Hundreds attend vaccination clinics

Hundreds attended more vaccination clinics at hospitals in the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot areas, as an investigation continues into the death of man who had measles. Gareth Williams, 25, died at his home in Swansea on Thursday. Tests by Public ...
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BBC News

Measles warning as epidemic grows

Child health doctors across the UK are warning more than a million schoolchildren nationally could be susceptible to measles due to the MMR vaccine scare, with a generation of unprotected children now in secondary school. A large epidemic in Swansea ...
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Blackpool Gazette

Measles patients keep pouring in Punjab - The Nation

Increasing number of measles patients continued to approach public sector hospitals in the city for treatment. On Saturday, 115 new measles patients were admitted to different hospitals in Lahore. Out of these 25 new cases were reported from Children's ...
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The Nation

Measles outbreak: Praise for emergency clinics as record numbers vaccinated

“Many of the 1,825 given MMR jabs were older schoolchildren, teenagers and young adults, as well as babies and toddlers having their vaccinations earlier than normal during the measles outbreak.” A measles vaccination clinic at the Princess of Wales ...
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National Infant Immunization Week stirs debate - WPSD Local 6

As we enter National Infant Immunization Week, the debate over how to best keep kids from ...
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State to waive immunization administration fees during National ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 17, 2013. Contact: Greg Wilkinson, 907-269- 7285, Cell 907-382-7032, gregory.wilkinson@alaska.gov. Laura Carpenter ...
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Immunize Canada - Immunisation Canada - YouTube

Immunization Awareness Week 2013. ... Immunize Canada - Immunisation Canadaby ...
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WHO / WORLD IMMUNIZATION ADVANCER | UNifeed

At a press conference in Geneva yesterday (17 April) In advance of World Immunization Week ...
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Free anti-rabies vaccination, workshop highlight Askal Day in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY, April 20 (PIA) -- More than 70 pets particularly cats and dogs were given free anti-rabies vaccines and other services while pet owners had workshops during the 2nd Askal Day at the People's Park Malcolm Square last week. According to ...
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A Look Back • Arrival of first polio vaccine in St. Louis in 1955 greeted with ...

ST. LOUIS • Two leaders of a mothers' campaign met the train downtown on April 21, 1955. An express worker handed them the first box of a miracle shipment. “This is a wonderful victory,” said Loretto Gunn, co-chair of the Mothers March on Polio.
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Politics Behind Rejection Of Polio, Others' Immunisation

Northern Nigeria presently battles an outbreak of measles. Its fight to stop new cases of the preventable disease has been largely frustrated by the seeming rejection of routine vaccines by some Northerners. There are political connotations. EDEGBE ...
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Not a single polio case in UP in last 3 years: Akhilesh

"The programme to make UP polio-free was launched during the earlier SP government and it was taken to villages as a result of which not a single child has been afflicted by the virus in the state," he said. Polio drops should be administered to ...
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Cases of genital warts drop significantly after HPV vaccine ...

Cases of genital warts drop significantly after HPV vaccine campaign in Australia: study. (Ref: BMJ, The New York Times, Fox Business, U.S. News & World, The ...
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Twitter / IHTFemaleFactor: HPV Vaccine Showing Successes ...

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MMR jab remains controversial despite recent measles death

Sources at Public Health England say its experts are devising a campaign to encourage uptake of MMR (measles mumps and rubella) jabs among an estimated two million children who are not vaccinated. Yet the jab remains controversial and one doctor ...
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Wayne County Public Health to celebrate National Infant ...

Wayne County Public Health will celebrate National Infant Immunization Week April 21-28.
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Northeast Texas Public Health District to host Immunization Clinics

The Northeast Texas Public Health District will set up immunization clinics at Tyler ISD middle school campuses on the dates and times listed below.
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Public Health Promotes National Infant Immunization Week | SurfKY ...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/20/13) – As part of National Infant Immunization Week April 20-27, the Kentucky Department for Public Health is reminding parents and ...
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Brighton Man Dies of Meningitis, Plus More Big News Near You

Brighton Man Dies of Meningitis · Brighton Resident Thankful for Gift of Kidney From Teenager · Distracted Brighton Teen Drives Car into Swamp · Black Rock Restaurant Now Open in Novi · Man Drives Wrong Way on I-96 While Fleeing From Novi Police ...
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Campaign for the Meningitis Trust in memory of Cirencester meningitis victim ...

THE PARENTS of an 11-year-old Cirencester schoolgirl who died of meningitis have thanked everyone who helped them beat their fundraising target by more than five times. Loren Brookes was in her first year at Cirencester Kingshill school when she died ...
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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Deadly meningitis outbreak among gays worries officials

There is a vaccine that can prevent illness, and both the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene have listed clinics offering free vaccines on their websites. Varma is concerned the ...
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London Assembly seeks advice from chief medical officer on measles risk

Earlier this week Dr Yvonne Doyle, Regional Director, Public Health England (London) told Assembly Members the organisation is communicating with Directors of Public Health and GPs to encourage uptake of the vaccine where there are gaps. There have ...
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Man who died in South Wales measles epidemic 'was sent home from hospital ...

A father who died in the South Wales measles epidemic had been discharged from hospital 48 hours earlier because medics thought he was on the mend, his family said. Gareth Colfer-Williams, 25, spent five days in Morriston Hospital after being admitted ...
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Measles Victim Died 'After He Was Sent Home' - Sky News

The first victim to die in the measles outbreak in South Wales had been sent home from hospital, his mother has claimed. Gareth Williams, 25, was discovered dead on Thursday morning at his home in the Port Tennant area of Swansea. Initial tests ...
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Measles claims three more lives in Lahore - Business Recorder

Anjum Habib Vohra, Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute and Lahore General Hospital, while addressing a seminar held at Children Ward, LGH under Health Education Program on Saturday, said that preventive measures against measles are required ...
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Business Recorder (blog)

Africa: Third Vaccination Week to be celebrated 22-28 April - Afrique

According to the statement, all 46 Member States of the WHO in the African Region are expected to fully participate in this year's edition in order to strengthen immunization programmes. They will draw attention to, and increase awareness of, the ...
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Anti-polio campaign started in Afghanistan

A child receives polio vaccination drops on the first day of a vaccination campaign in Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan, April 21, 2013. A three-day nationwide anti-polio campaign started in Afghanistan on Sunday. The war-hit country is one of ...
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Xinhua

Vaccinations play a huge part in deciding a country's long-term health

This week, at the Vaccine Summit in Abu Dhabi, we will stand together with states from the Gulf region, the US, Germany, the Bill and Melinda Gates' Foundation, Rotary and others to commit to a six-year plan to consign polio to the history books. Polio ...
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Indonesia to Introduce Five-Disease Vaccine in June

For example, she noted, for the Rotavirus vaccine, which protects people against diarrhea — one of the main causes of death amongst Indonesian infants and ...

Immunisation week from April 24

Special Immunisation Week will be observed from April 24 to 30 in the first round of the programme. Children aged below two years and pregnant women who did not receive allude vaccines, will be covered. The second round will be held from June 3 to 8, ...
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AMA urges confidence in flu vaccination

Public confidence in vaccination could be undermined after reports children have been injected with a banned flu shot, the Australian Medical Association (AMA) says. Fluvax was banned for children under five in 2010 after a study found it could produce ...
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Sky News Australia

Eight-month-old baby boy's lower leg amputated after meningitis infection

Just under a month ago, Noah's body was ravaged with meningitis septicaemia after he fell ill at home and in the critical days that followed whilst trying to battle the virus his body lost circulation to his extremities causing some of the tissue to die.
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National Infant Immunization Week stirs debate - WPSD Local 6

As we enter National Infant Immunization Week, the debate over how to best keep kids from contracting preventable diseases rages on. The anti-vaccination movement accuses the shots of causing diseases like autism, but those who believe in immunizations ...
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Suspected measles death in UK sparks wave of vaccinations

Hundreds of children are getting vital MMR jabs at special sessions after a suspected death in a British measles epidemic. More than 1100 vaccinations have been given on Saturday at emergency sessions at four hospitals around Swansea, in south Wales.
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Third African Vaccination Week to be celebrated 22-28 April - Panapress

Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The third African Vaccination Week (AVW), organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) Africa Region, will be celebrated from 22 to 28 April, 2013, under the theme “Save lives. Prevent disabilities. Vaccinate”, PANA reported ...
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Community campaign to end polio launches

Leanne Hooper, a Global Poverty Ambassador, hosted an evening on April 16 for businesses and residents on how they can get involved in Artisan Café, Upper Richmond Road, Putney. She has collected around 125 signatures so far as part of the global ...
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Worldwide, 20 per cent of children go unvaccinated

As Professor Kate O'Brien, acting director of the International Vaccine Access Center at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, said: "we have a long way to go." "If we don't carry over the momentum behind polio eradication to all ...
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The Independent

Totally untrue facts about Andrew Wakefield | Dean Burnett - The ...

Due to the current measles outbreak in Swansea, Andrew Wakefield isgetting undue attention again. Andrew Wakefield is known forspreading information which ...
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China provides H7N9 wild virus strain: CDC officials

He said that the United States has also promised to make H7N9 cultures available to Taiwan for vaccine production once the U.S. succeeds in developing the cultures. According to the CDC, as of Friday, China had confirmed 91 cases of human H7N9 ...
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Measles vaccinations stepped up following death of man in Swansea

Dr Sara Hayes, director of public health for Abertawe Bro Morgannwg Health Board, has confirmed more vaccinations were being issued. 'We're seeing older people today – more teenagers and adults, which is great,' she said. 'The message from me is if you ...
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Metro

DISGRACED MEASLES DOCTOR TRYING TO LAUNCH TV SHOW

Wakefield, 56, sparked a massive public scare in 1998 when he claimed to have uncovered a link between the measles-mumps-rubella MMR vaccine and the onset of autism in youngsters. Terrified parents refused to let children have the triple jab.
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Emergency measles vaccine clinics set up to tackle outbreak

Ursula Arnold, a Swansea nurse struck down by measles as a two-year-old, before the MMR jab was available, was left deaf as a result and is urging parents to get their children immunised. She said: "Measles isn't nothing. I'm deaf because of measles ...
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I am personally monitoring measles outbreak situation: Sethi - Pakistan Observer

Sunday, April 21, 2013 - Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister Najam Sethi has said that he is personally monitoring the situation arising out of measles outbreak, and directed health authorities that healthcare system should be made more effective throughout ...
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Measles outbreak death: Health officials confirm suspected victim was ...

Health officials have confirmed that father-of-one Gareth Colfer-Williams, whose body was discovered at his flat on Thursday, was suffering from measles when he died. His mother Angela Colfer, 53, described her son as a devoted father, son, brother and ...
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Measles claims lives of three more children in Lahore

There is no let up in deaths of children on account of measles, as three more children became victim of the disease raising the death toll to 43 in the province of Punjab as per official figures. On Saturday, Fatima (3) died at Children Hospital of ...
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Measles death: man was sent home from hospital

Gareth Colfer-Williams, 25, who suffered from asthma, spent five days in Morriston Hospital in Swansea after becoming infected with measles, but was released because doctors thought he was over the worst of it, his mother said. He was found dead by his ...
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Telegraph.co.uk

Alaska sees rise in whooping cough

Ellen Daly, a nurse at the Public Health Center in Sitka, tells KCAW (http://is.gd/XjTXPO) that immunization is the best way to combat whooping cough, a highly contagious bacterial infection. Whooping cough, or pertussis, could act like a cold at onset ...
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Public safety workers deserve raises

There's no creature much more helpless than a newborn baby, who must rely completely on adults to stay healthy and safe. That's why during National Infant Immunization Week starting Saturday, health leaders are calling upon caretakers to be sure to ...
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Health Department hosts Kids Health Fair

The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department hosted its annual Kids Health Fair Saturday at the Brownwood Coliseum parking lot. The fair was in observance of National Infant Immunization week, which was declared on Friday when Mayor Stephen ...
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More than 1000 turn out for measles vaccination

More than 1,100 MMR vaccinations have so far been given today at emergency sessions at four hospitals around Swansea. The headline rate rose to 808 on Thursday after 43 separate new cases of measles were recorded over a two day period. Up to 2,000 ...
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HPV Vaccination Program Brings Notable Reduction in Genital Wart Cases

A new research has revealed that a nationwide human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program, which had been launched five years back, has brought a huge decline in the count of genital wart cases in Australia. The program was introduced for girls of ...
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French Tribune

Levies man hurt in polio team attack

TANK: An official of the Levies Force was injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire on the anti-polio team in Kot Khadak area on Friday, sources said. The sources said the anti-polio team was returning to the city when gunmen opened fire on them.
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Four local moms walk in remembrance of their babies at March of Dimes

The march was originally created to fight polio, but the focus has shifted to premature birth, birth defects, and research to save thousands of babies. The women say they're walking to raise awareness and turn their grief into hope. Two of them lost ...
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Hilary Koprowski Dies at 96; Developed First Live-Virus Polio Vaccine

But his most noteworthy innovation — developing the first viable vaccine against polio and testing it successfully on humans — is far less well known. It has long been eclipsed in public memory by the triumphs of Salk, whose injectable vaccine was ...
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Vaccine shills now pushing Gardasil jab on teens who dont even ...

(NaturalNews) Ever since Gardasil, the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), hit the market back in 2006, the vaccine industry has been pushing the ...
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Totally untrue facts about Andrew Wakefield

My son is vaccinated of course; I've made no secret of my pro-vaccination stance. But I don't automatically think less of parents who don't feel the same way. The scare around the MMR vaccine was considerable, and the potential safety of your child is ...
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The Guardian

Boys Will Be Vaccinated For HPV In Canadian Schools

In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control recommended that males ages 11-21 receive Gardasil, a vaccine that protects against HPV strains that cause both cancer and genital warts. At the time, only 1 percent of boys received all three shots and 8 ...
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Medical Daily

Positive numbers ahead of World Immunisation Week

The Immunisation Advisory Centre has released fresh figures ahead of World Immunisation Week, which starts tomorrow. The Centre says 89 percent of eight-month-old babies and 93 percent of one-year-olds are now fully immunised. It's a dramatic ...
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Meningitis Strain Not Highly Linked to Other Cases, Says Report

A recent report has been claiming that a meningitis strain that had resulted in the death of Brett Shaad, a West Hollywood resident, is not behind other latest outbreaks. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is of the view that the strain ...
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TopNews United States

Macomb to join grand jury probe in meningitis outbreak

... Appeals granted Attorney General Bill Schuette's request for a rare grand jury probe into whether the New England Compounding Center broke any Michigan laws when it distributed steroids that authorities believe led to a deadly fungal meningitis ...
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Whitman-Walker urges gay men to get meningitis vaccines

Whitman-Walker Health on Friday urged gay and bisexual men to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis. The health service provider in their announcement referenced New York state health officials' recommendations that any gay man or MSM (man ...
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LA County Health Department Finds No Link Between Weho Meningitis Death ...

meningitis bacteria The strain of meningitis responsible for the death last weekend of West Hollywood resident Brett Shaad is not related to that responsible for the deaths of seven gay men in New York City in the last two and a half years and has only ...
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WEHOville

Public health: 'Nobody should lose their child to preventable disease'

The Health Department, he says, had been focusing on dengue fever. “You can't kill all the mosquitoes but a vaccination campaign could have immunised up to 98 per cent of all children to measles. Almost 90 per cent of the children being brought to ...
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Clinic fuels false MMR fears

The Children's Immunisation Centre, which has clinics in cities including London, Manchester and Birmingham, is wrongly suggesting a link between the triple MMR jab and autism, even though research behind the claim was shown to be fraudulent years ago ...
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The Sunday Times

Get your measles jab now, warns Gloucestershire health chief

EFFORTS to immunise people against measles are being renewed after the death of a 25-year-old man. An epidemic in Swansea has left 808 people battling measles and one man dead – sparking fears of a similar outbreak in Gloucestershire. ​ syringemmr ...
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Measles jab campaign targets Teesside parents

Parents on Teesside are being targeted in a campaign to give more children the MMR jab. It is in response to what has been described as a "serious" outbreak of measles in the North East, with more than 200 cases since September. A school-based ...
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BBC News

Six more die of measles in Nowshera

PESHAWAR: At least six more children died of measles on Saturday, a disease that is spreading through various villages of Nowshera. According to hospitals sources, thousands of children suffering from measles had been brought to Lady Reading Hospital ...
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Rush for jabs amid measles outbreak

More than 2,000 people have been vaccinated at clinics set up to tackle a measles epidemic in south Wales. Queues of people turned up early at many of the special drop-in sessions to receive their free MMR jabs. Health officials said over 1,700 jabs ...
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Cambridge News

PAHO: Vaccines still important health tool

This is an initiative led by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) that seeks to advance access to immunization for people of all ages. The 2013 theme is “Vaccination: A shared responsibility”. “We in the Cayman Islands are going to be using this ...
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County offers free immunizations for qualified kids under 2 during next week

The La Crosse County Health Department will waive its usual $15 administrative fee next week for vaccinations for children younger than 2 who qualify for the Vaccines for Children program. The free vaccines, part of National Infant Immunization Week ...
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Survey shows Ghana making strides in child health protection - SpyGhana.com

Ghana is making strides in child health protection in the area of immunization and vaccinations, required for every child at birth and before the first birthday. A Multi Indicator Cluster Survey showed that 77 per cent of children aged 12-23 months ...
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READER SUBMITTED: Vaccines For Maxine - National Infant Immunization Week

"Vaccines for Maxine" tackles the topic of immunizations in an entertaining and reader friendly style, suitable for children and adults alike. In it, the heroine, Maxine, stages a play in her dreams. She travels through the pages protected by her armor ...
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Hartford Courant

Rabies clinics scheduled in Rockingham County

The spring clinics in Rockingahm County are scheduled from 3-4 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at seven locations throughout the county. Each vaccination is $7, which covers the cost of administration, the vaccine, the vaccination certificate, and the rabies ...
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MMR vaccination numbers reach highest level yet

Health chiefs at Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board say 1,800 people were vaccinated at the area's four drop-in MMR clinics today – the highest number so far. The full numbers are: Princess of Wales Hospital: 727; Neath Port Talbot Hospital ...
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Measles outbreak prompts vaccination recommendation

ASHEVILLE — Health officials in Buncombe and Henderson counties are reminding people about vaccinations following a measles outbreak in Stokes and Orange counties, where eight cases have been reported. So far, there have been no confirmed cases ...
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6-week-old boy dies after vaccination

BANGALORE: A 6-week-old baby boy died on Friday evening, allegedly after being administered tetravalent vaccine the previous day at a government-run primary health centre near Jalahalli, off Tumkur Road in North Bangalore. Health officials claimed the ...
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Children's Health Child Immunizations & Vaccinations UNICEF USA

UNICEF's commitment to children's health has brought lifesaving immunization, vaccination and malaria prevention to millions of children throughout the ...
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Public Health Promotes National Infant Immunization Week

Steve Beshear has signed a proclamation declaring the week “Infant Immunization Week” in Kentucky to further emphasize this important means of protecting health and preventing the spread of infectious diseases. “We are proud of the success of our ...
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Water & First Aid on Site; Refreshments after run

ROTARY, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), government agencies, and local communities are working together on the Polio Eradication ...
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Guilford health department, Cone Health tackle regional outbreak of measles

I can't overemphasize the importance of vaccination,” says Dr. Tim Lane, Cone Health's infectious diseases specialist. “The vaccine has been widely available since 1963 and required for school attendance since 2001. It has been used by millions of ...
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Weho Meningitis Strain Not Highly Related to Other Cases in County

As a result of those findings, the press release states that The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the public health department "do not recommend a vaccination campaign in ...
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CDC receives H7N9 virus isolate

The H7N9 bird flu virus isolate, which is crucial for vaccine development, yesterday arrived at a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) laboratory from China, the Central Epidemic Disease Surveillance Command Center said yesterday. After the outbreak of ...
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