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105 US kids died of flu; most didn't get vaccine, Centers for Disease Control says

The CDC recommends that all children ages 6 months and older be vaccinated against flu each season, though only about half get a flu shot or nasal spray. All but four of the children who died were old enough to be vaccinated, but 90 percent of them did ...
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HPV Vaccine Safety

A recent study in the journal Pediatrics looked at vaccination rates for teens and the HPV vaccine. While 80% of teens are receiving their Tdap booster, and 63% of teens are current on their meningococcal meningitis vaccine, only 32% of teens have ...
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Flu took a heavy toll on children this season

Though the flu shot is less effective than other common vaccines, getting one reduced the likelihood that a child would need to see a doctor for the flu by 60%, the CDC said. "It's the best one we have," Schaffner said of the flu vaccine. "Every death ...
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NYC health officicals warns of new, deadly meningitis strain

The New York City health department has issued new recommendations for vaccinating against a new and lethal strain of bacterial meningitis. It says the symptoms come on quickly and the disease can be fatal if not treated immediately. It's only been ...
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Doctors urge vaccination as 'killer flu' virus looms

Doctors are worried a killer flu that led to the death of 64 children in the United States will hit New Zealand's shores this winter. Waikato DHB medical officer of health Dr Felicity Dumble said she was concerned about the deadly serious virus hitting ...
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Waikato Times

Low-cost rabies vaccination clinics held across Cumberland County throughout ...

Low-cost rabies vaccination clinics for dogs and cats will be held across Cumberland County throughout April. Clinics will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, covering 20 different sites through the month. The cost is $10 per pet, cash ...
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Acellular pertussis series more effective with dose of whole-cell vaccine

David J. Witt, MD, of the department of infectious diseases, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, and colleagues published data on 904 patients with pertussis who were identified from a Kaiser Permanente database of more than 263,000 members aged 8 to ...
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Mumps outbreak hits more than a dozen students at Maryland college

BALTIMORE – Loyola University says more than a dozen students have come down with mumps or suspected mumps cases. University officials say the cases began in mid-February, and they are advising students on ways to avoid spreading the virus.
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Pak travellers may be barred from flying after June if polio not eradicated ...

Lahore, Mar. 22 (ANI): Pakistan will face risk of travel sanctions after June 2013 if the polio virus is not eradicated from the country, according to the Director General of the Health Department. DG Nisar Cheema, who was addressing a gathering at a ...
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Nigerian state immunizes 1.1 million children against polio

Nigerian state immunizes 1.1 million children against polio. Posted by: Apa Posted date : March 22, 2013 at 12:37 pm 0 views In: Africa. APA. Copyright : APA. Nwangele made the statement in Abakaliki during the launch of the second round of ...
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StarAfrica.com

Six States Emerge Winners in the War Against Polio

Abuja — Six states have emerged winners of the 2012 Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) immunisation leadership challenge instituted by the NGF and sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to eradicate polio in Nigeria. Also, Niger State has ...
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Arlington Heights Rotarian traveled to Nigeria to end Polio

Arlington Heights Rotarian and resident Wendy Davis recently returned from Nigeria to help eradicate the crippling cycle of polio. Seeing young men and women crawling along the streets begging or washing only the bottom half of cars to earn money made ...
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Anti-vaccination lobbyists scammed new mum, judge told

"It was only due to the insistence of my mother that I looked further into the issue and found that not only did (immunisation) not cause autism, ...

Meningitis hospitalizes NAU student

Bacterial meningitis can be spread through an infected person's saliva, including via utensils and food. It is a concern because it can cause brain damage, hearing loss, learning disabilities and death, according to the federal Centers for Disease ...
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Hear The Silence: A Film About Autism

The mom, Christine Shields, comes to Dr. Andrew Wakefield, a British gastroenterologist, for help for her son---a story familiar to us in the autism community. I was captivated by the passion Shields displays. She is the autism warrior mom. She has to be.
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5 Things: Morning Meeting, Earth Hour, Chicken Pox and More

A case of chicken pox has been reported in an eighth grade student, today Thursday, March 21, 2013. The student was last in school on, March 20, 2013 and the chicken pox appeared yesterday afternoon/evening. Contagious period is one to two days prior ...
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Health minister: Immunization to save 8 million Ukrainian children's lives

About eight million children's lives in Ukraine will be saved through immunization in the next decade, Health Minister Raisa Bohatyriova has predicted. © AFP. Tweet. SEE ALSO. Health Ministry wants pharmaceutical companies to declare price of medicine ...
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Kyiv Post

Immunization Clinic receives low turnout

The Bryan County Health Department held a Back to School Immunization Clinic all day on Wednesday March 20 but few showed up. All vaccines were free for birth to 18 years of age from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., that day. As of 3 p.m. only eight children had ...
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Lincoln professor to lead vaccination trial to extend cancer patients' life ...

A vaccination which could stop cancer from growing and spreading is to be trialled by a team led by a Lincoln professor. Professor Oleg Eremin has been researching immunotherapy, which involves using the body's own defence system to tackle cancer, ...
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Rotary International - Polio Awareness

The Sunrise Rotary Club of Springfield, MO is launching a polio awareness fund drive from March 11 through June 28, 2013. The donations collected will be forwarded to Rotary International. Contact Bob Fitzgerald at rlfitz01@gmail.com, Rob Hulstra at ...
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Nahlah Ayed: Key Muslim clerics join fight to eradicate polio

The week of December 17, 2012 will long be remembered as one of the bloodiest for health workers in recent memory. That Monday marked the start of an ambitious, three-day vaccination drive aimed at inoculating some 34 million Pakistani children against ...
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CBC.ca

Rubella found spreading quickly in Tokyo and neighboring prefectures

The Japanese Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry said that there have already been 1,656 cases of rubella reported for the current year. Shockingly, this is 20 times larger than the number reported during the same period last year. Men in their 20s, 30s ...
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Strengthening of Routine Immunisation Among PNDS Strategy

located more than 10 km away from health facilities, through regular visits by advanced mobile teams with a view to ensuring 95 percent national coverage, are part of operational strategies of the Health Development Plan (PNDS). The information was ...
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OTHER VIEWS: Working to improve immunization rates | Aiken ...

HILTON HEAD — Successful immunization programs over the past few decades have left many of us complacent about once-deadly childhood diseases....
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Flu vaccinations encouraged

Influenza awareness in the Southern Lakes is getting a shot in the arm from the Southern District Health Board. Lakes residents are being urged to protect themselves by getting vaccinated against the highly infectious respiratory illness before the ...
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Tenn. AG to defend tort law in meningitis lawsuit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee attorney general is defending the state's tort law in a lawsuit filed by the husband of a Brentwood woman who died after getting fungal meningitis from tainted steroid injections. The lawsuit was filed by Wayne ...
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MENINGITIS WARNING IN SCHOOLS

County health officials have urged schools to take precautions by educating their staffs and parents about how to spot symptoms and by providing information about the meningitis vaccine that is recommended for children and adolescents 11 to 18 years of ...
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Health Officials Warn San Diego Schools of Tijuana Meningitis Outbreak

SAN DIEGO – The county's Health and Human Services Agency is warning local schools about a deadly bacterial meningitis outbreak in Tijuana. There have been 18 confirmed cases and six deaths from meningococcal disease in Tijuana this year, more ...
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Vaccination group must have online warning

... children has been ordered to place a consumer warning on its websites and Facebook page. NSW Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts issued a formal order earlier this year that the Australian Vaccination Network change its name or be deregistered.
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Pertussis “Cocooning” Before Birth Halves Risks of Newborns Contracting Disease

Unfortunately, newborns are extremely susceptible to this disease because they are not immunized until they reach at least two months of age. Infants are also at a very high risk of suffering serious and sometimes fatal complications if they do happen ...
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Polio vaccination drive for kids of migrant workers

A team of 1,000 employees from government departments and NGOs, supervised by another 100 employees would be involved in the polio vaccination drive. The vaccination doses required for the drive have already been mobilized. Vehicles to transport the ...
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Ngf names 7 outstanding states in polio eradication

THE Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) has received the final report of the Nigeria Immunisation Leadership Challenge on governors' commitment to polio eradication and identified seven states as the most achieving states in the fight against polio in the ...
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More Parents Opting Against HPV Vaccine for Daughters

A growing segment of parents are choosing not to have their daughters vaccinated against HPV—the human papillomavirus, which is associated with some forms of cervical and other cancers—in part because they are worried about whether the vaccine is ...
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Special Report: How vaccine scares cast shadows over science

Partinen, director of the Helsinki Sleep Clinic and Research Centre, had raised the alarm about a GlaxoSmithKline vaccine called Pandemrix. He had discovered the drug, used to protect people from H1N1 swine flu, may be linked to a jump in cases of ...
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Yahoo! News (blog)

Schools Warned of Meningitis Spike in Tijuana

An unexpected increase in meningitis in Mexico has prompted San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) to alert local school officials. Tijuana has reported at least 17 cases of meningococcal disease since Jan. 4 an official with HHSA ...
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NBC 7 San Diego

San Diego County Schools Get Meningitis Warning

San Diego County Schools Get Meningitis Warning. Thursday, March 21, 2013. Associated Press. San Diego County schools are being urged to watch out for signs of meningitis following an outbreak in nearby Tijuana, Mexico that's killed six people.
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NAU student hospitalized with meningitis

NAU recommends incoming students receive a vaccine to protect against some forms of meningitis, but does not require one. It does require proof that students have been vaccinated against other communicable diseases, including measles, mumps and ...
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City Health Officials Warn Some Men on Lethal Strain of Meningitis

New York City health officials are growing increasingly worried that this strain of meningitis, which is an inflammation of the lining around the brain and the spinal cord, is so insidious that it could suddenly mushroom into a major outbreak, claiming ...
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Wakefield-Driven Vaccine False Alarm Threatens Real Vaccine Science

The misinformed noise drowning out the evidence-based signal has added up to a threat to public health and fueled outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. And now, it threatens the progress of science and public health in a completely different way.
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Forbes

Measles can spread further than thought on airplanes

The primary cases infected 20 other people on seven of the flights, and these secondary cases developed measles within 10 to 14 days after exposure. All of the secondary cases occurred on international flights, and none occurred on flights within ...
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DPHSS: National Immunization Survey to Be Conducted on Guam for the First ...

This survey is intended to help assess the immunization coverage among children 19 – 35 months of age, and adolescents between the ages of 13 – 17 years old. Therefore, we ask the public to please cooperate if called, because the information collected ...
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HPV vaccination effectiveness 'reduced in over-20s'

Researchers in Sweden followed 2,209,263 females aged 10 to 44 years and collected information on HPV vaccinations from vaccination registers. Vaccine effectiveness was calculated using incident rate ratios of genital warts, which used a time to first ...
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Six States Win $3m for Championing Polio Eradication

Niger State has emerged the most improved state in the campaign for the eradication of polio in Nigeria, while six other states also emerged winners of the 2012 Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) immunization leadership challenge instituted by the NGF and ...
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Men who have daughters after the age of 50 aretwice as likely to ...

Mounting research suggests the older age of parents might be partly responsible for growing numbers of children with autism but for the first time the risk ...
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New report suggest autism is on the rise

Jennie McCarthy was adamant that her son's autism was caused by childhood immunizations. “After years of speaking publicly about her belief that MMR shots ...

Examiner.com

Dachel Media Update: Autism Mom Aghast at 1 in 50 Rate

"The number of children in the United States with autism spectrum disorder has jumped dramatically since 2007, federal health officials reported Wednesday. As of 2012, one in 50 kids between the ages of 6 and 17 has some form of autism, compared with ...
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How to avoid chicken pox

important step to prevent having chicken pox,” says Dr Raman Abhi, head of internal medicine, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon. “Ideally, one should avoid going to over-crowded places and areas with poor hygiene conditions but that may not ...
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Hindustan Times

Health awareness: Pakistan could face travel sanctions over polio

Expanded Programme on Immunisation Director Tanveer Ahmed spoke about risk factors for polio and measles, including myths about the effects of the vaccine on virility. The media should address such issues as the notion that the polio and other vaccines ...
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Marblehead High students lead plunge for polio

On Sunday, members of Marblehead High School's philanthropic, student-led Interact Club, a junior extension of the town's adult Rotary Clubs, took an icy St. Patrick's Day plunge at Devereux Beach to raise money for the eradiation of polio. In its ...
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Prostate Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

Severe adverse events were not reported in either group, but more patients in the vaccine group experienced injection-site reactions (19 vs 2) and pruritus ...

Rubella spreading rapidly / Men in their 20s-40s main victims, urged to get ...

Rubella, or German measles, has been spreading rapidly, especially among males in their 20s to 40s living in the Tokyo metropolitan area, prompting the health ministry to issue a call for citizens to get vaccinated against the disease. According to the ...
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Strengthening of routine immunisation among PNDS strategy

He said that these will contribute to the control, elimination or eradication of the target programme immunisation, such as polio, measles, tetanus and meningitis epidemic. As the goal, the official informed that by the end of 2015 and 2017, the ...
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Ondo wins immunisation leadership challenge

Ondo State emerged the winner of the 2012 Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, immunisation leadership challenge instituted by the NGF and sponsored by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. A member of the panel of judges, Shehu Sule, announced this to ...
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