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Recall of MENVEO [Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y and W-135) Oligosaccharide Diphtheria CRM197 Conjugate Vaccine] Solution for intramuscular injection

#VaXism NEWS #Rome Vote postponed (video)

Citizens of Italy unleash mass protests against mandatory vaccination law

Doctor's Diary: We should not be forced into vaccinating our children

Pediatrician takes RV on the road to deliver vaccinations to children

Takeda relocates hundreds of R&D, vaccine jobs and cuts 480 in sales: report

Sanofi offloads smallpox vaccine business to Emergent BioSolutions in $125M deal

Terry Cook: Vaccines protect Texas children

Explainer: What is a vaccine? - Vaccines imitate infections to prevent illness

Did you shop at East Syracuse Wegmans lately? Call county office about measles case "Although it is unusual, people who have been fully vaccinated can still get measles. About three out of 100 people who have been fully vaccinated get measles if exposed to the virus, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC. Experts aren't sure why. Vaccinated people who  get measles are likely to have a milder illness.

Pneumococcal vaccine series uptake low despite ACIP recommendation

Health officials confirm measles case in Kansas county

JUL 21 VAXXED in Irasburg, Vermont by Voices for Choice / The Vermont Coalition for Vaccine Choice

Sanofi Pasteur Ships First of Its U.S. Influenza Vaccine Doses

Recreated pox virus may yield vaccines and expression systems say scientists - Researchers at the University of Alberta, Canada say a synthetic version of the extinct horsepox virus could yield more efficient protein expression systems and better vaccines.

Do Kids Need Vaccines after Kindergarten: Parents, Pre-teens and Teens, Listen Up

Health services, especially vaccines, must ‘reach the unreached,’ stress UN agencies

Influenza A Model Receives a Face-Lift

Hay fever vaccines spike Allergy Therapeutics shares

Emergent to buy Sanofi smallpox vaccine and take on CDC contract -  Emergent BioSolutions will pay up to $125m (€108m) for Sanofi’s smallpox vaccine ACAM2000 in a deal that includes a plant and 10-year supply contract with the US Government

£1.9m funding to evaluate best way of using vaccines to protect vulnerable people in China

Egg-Independent Influenza Vaccines and Vaccine Candidates

New Zika vaccines may prevent virus transmission during pregnancy

USD 37 bn investment needed to achieve global health targets:

Fewer U.S. hospitals can care for children

We Are Vaxxed update from the land #vaxxed #PrayBig (video)

Why delay dengue vaccine approval?
   
At-risk travellers prioritise insurance over vaccinations

BiondVax leases site for universal flu vaccine plant in Israel -  BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd has leased space for a manufacturing plant with capacity to make tens of millions of doses of its flu vaccine, M-001.

AXON's Tau Vaccine Has Completed Phase II Enrolment in Alzheimer's

A Visualization of How Herd Immunity Works—and Why Vaccines Are Important

Global Lung Cancer Vaccines Market 2017 Segmented by Application, and Geography-Trends, Growth and Forecasts 2022

Pew report identifies key farm, feedlot food safety steps

Autism GI Pain: New Research Shows Significance by Teresa Conrick - Age of Autism

Escaping Big Pharma’s Pricing With Patent-Free Drugs
   
ICYMI: Murphy Discusses the Superbug Threat on Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 18, 2017

News Scan for Jul 18, 2017 - MERS diagnosis delay; Cholera vaccine efficacy; Flu vaccines and ILI; New Zika assay

 

Sedgwick County child being tested for measles

It is rare for people who are vaccinated to catch measles, Byrne said. ... is about 93 percent effective, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...

Person With Measles Was On Hampton Beach: ​NH DHHS

The measles vaccine (MMR vaccine) is very effective, and more than 99% of individuals who receive two doses of the vaccine develop immunity to ...

Many Parents Unsure About Teen Vaccine Schedules

Many Parents Unsure About Teen Vaccine Schedules ... Receiving alerts from their child's school, health plan, or the public health department were ...

'I'm An Autistic Adult—Here's What I Want You To Know'

Most people have heard of autism or are familiar with the term “on the ... “The early years, before diagnosis [at age 38] and immediately after, were ...

Cayuga County Health Department: What to know about back-to-school immunizations

Every dose of a vaccine is important to protect your child and others in the community from infectious diseases. Talk to your doctor or other health care ...

1 in 10 Babies Received No Vaccinations in 2016

"Since 2010, the percentage of children who received their full course of routine immunizations has stalled at 86 percent, with no significant changes ...

HC polio compensation

Indore: Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh high court has directed the state government to provide compensation of Rs 10 lakh to a 26-year old polio ...

1 in 10 infants received no vaccination last year: UN

"Since 2010, the percentage of children who received their full course of routine immunizations has stalled at 86 percent," said the organization in a ...

Community Calendar: July 18-19, 2017

Free rabies vaccination clinic, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Coventry Town Garage, 2544 ... Free rabies vaccination clinic, 6 to 8 p.m., Delhi Fire Hall, 140 Delview ...

Gary Pet Fair draws four-legged crowd

"He got the full treatment, microchipped, rabies shots, and nails trimmed," ... The pet fair drew rescue groups, craft vendors and a vaccination clinic ...

Ebola lingers in survivors' eyes

Three years after an Ebola epidemic swept across West Africa, researchers have found a clue to how the virus may live on in the eyes of survivors ...

Global Disease: Nearly 13 Million Infants Were Not Vaccinated in 2016

But not everyone believes in such measures: Numerous scientific studies have failed to find a connection between vaccines and autism, but concerns ...

Health services, especially vaccines, must 'reach the unreached,' stress UN agencies

“Every contact with the health system must be seen as an opportunity to immunize,” stressed WHO's Director of Immunization, Dr. Jean-Marie ...

Teens may be missing vaccines because parents aren't aware they need one

Parents may be up to speed on what vaccines their children need for ... According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only one ...

WTF Is Shingles, Actually?

Almost one of out every three people in the U.S. will develop shingles at some point in their life, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...

2.9 million infants got no vaccines in 2016 – UN agencies

2.9 million infants got no vaccines in 2016 – UN agencies ... including the combined vaccine against the potentially deadly diphtheria, tetanus and ...

You Don't Want To Get Chickenpox as an Adult—Here's Why

Chickenpox is one of those things you probably got as a kid—either spontaneously or after your parents deliberately exposed you at an early age.

Yes, Shingles Is Contagious—Kind Of

It's a little confusing, but here's the deal: Shingles is caused by a reactivation of the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox.

Pet of the week

Rory is negative for heartworms and current on all age-appropriate vaccinations and parasite preventatives. She will play with you as long as you want ...

Ebola Persistence Documented in Monkeys

In tissue samples from rhesus macaques, researchers find the virus in the same immune-privileged sites where Ebola has been found to persist in ...

Scots University to help with mental health care abroad following unrest

Sierra Leone has been hit with unrest caused by Ebola. Around 70% of the graves at Waterloo cemetery near Freetown are Ebola victims.

Emergent BioSolutions to Buy Sanofi's Smallpox Vaccine Unit

Emergent BioSolutions will also assume responsibility for Sanofi's existing 10-year Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC contract with a ...

1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year — United Nations

Another 6.6 million who received the first dose of the so-called DTP vaccination did not complete the immunization course last year. Since 1980, the ...

Health Department reminds parents to get children updated vaccines

North Dakota state law requires students in grades kindergarten through 12 to meet a minimum number of required immunizations before they are ...

Sanofi Pasteur (SNY) Ships First Influenza Vaccine Doses for 2017-2018 Season

Sanofi Pasteur is and always has been deeply committed to improving public health by continuously striving to develop new vaccines and on ...

Sanofi Pasteur Ships First of its US Influenza Vaccine Doses for 2017-2018 Season

SWIFTWATER, Pa., July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced ...

Let the dogs run -- Hingham's new rules start July 19

In April, town meeting voted to allow dogs to be off-leash in Bare Cove Park on odd-numbered days. The action reversed a selectmen's vote to keep ...

Cerebrospinal fluid of survivors of Ebola virus disease examined

A new research letter published by JAMA Neurology reports on examinations of cerebrospinal fluid collected from survivors of Ebola virus disease ...

Scientists have developed a bandagelike patch that could painlessly replace the flu shot

Instead of heading to the doctor for a painful flu shot, what if you could someday vaccinate yourself at home — just by applying a patch to your skin?

1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN

A nurse displays a flu vaccine at a free medical and dental health clinic in Los Angeles, California, US, on April 27, 2016. (Photo: REUTERS/Lucy ...

Cat bite case reported in Kuala Sepetang

Dr Fuziah says clinical checks found no rabies symptoms in the cat, ... they were given the first dose of rabies vaccination and allowed to go home.

Vaccines: Not just for children

“The adult immunization schedule is updated each year and available online. If your healthcare provider does not bring up immunizations, you should!

Ebola virus can persist in monkeys that survived disease, even after symptoms disappear

Red dots in the eye diagram indicate the cells with Ebola virus persistence in the vitreous humor and its immediately adjacent tissue of survivor eyes.

One in ten children still not vaccinated in the world, according to the WHO

“Most of the children who are not immunized are the same, which are outside the health systems,” noted Dr Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele, director of ...

2.9m infants did not get any vaccines in 2016

The UN agencies warned that no fewer than 13 million infants missed out on immunisation, including the combined vaccine against the potentially ...

One in ten children still not vaccinated in the world, according to the WHO

If we want to increase the rate of overall coverage of immunisation, health services must reach those who are not”, he added. The vaccination can now ...

More Maine parents declining to vaccinate children

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — New data from the Maine Center for Disease ... of immunizations raises the chances of an outbreak of infectious disease.

More Maine Parents Declining to Vaccinate Children

New data from the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention show that more children are entering kindergarten without vaccinations for ...

1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations in 2016: UN

“These children most likely have also not received any of the other basic health services,” WHO's immunisation, Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele, said in a ...

1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN

"Since 2010, the percentage of children who received their full course of routine immunizations has stalled at 86 percent," WHO said in a statement.

1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN

Another 6.6 million who received the first dose of the so-called DTP vaccination did not complete the immunisation course last year. Since 1980, the ...

Emergent to buy Sanofi smallpox vaccine and take on CDC contract

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) originally contracted ACAM2000 developer Acambis – which was acquired by Sanofi in ...

Pictorial: Ebola Isolation Research Unit Established at Fort Portal

An isolation research unit for Ebola and other severe infectious diseases has been established at Fort Portal Regional referral hospital in Kabarole ...

Five Indiana laws expand pharmacists' scope of practice

SB 51 allows pharmacists to administer immunizations against measles, mumps, and rubella, varicella, hepatitis A and B, and haemophilus influenzae ...

List of countries where vaccine administration in pharmacy is allowed

This is what emerged from the global report “An overview of current pharmacy impact on immunization” by the International Pharmaceutical Federation ...

Bihar plans vaccination program to cut down pneumonia deaths among toddlers

The vaccine is a strong defence against pneumonia and meningitis that happens through pneumococcal bacteria. (Representational Image: IE).

New Health-Care Bills Could Mean Big Cuts to Immunization Funding

Funding for immunizations could be significantly reduced under proposed health-care plans making their way through Congress. For example, last ...

Are YOU suffering the 100-day cough? Symptoms of whooping cough revealed

The condition, also known as pertussis, is a bacterial infection of the lungs and airways caused by a bacterium called Bordetella pertussis (B.

Post-Ebola Sierra Leone Faces Challenges As Government Works To Restore, Improve Family ...

Just over a year since the country was declared free of Ebola, the government has pledged to prioritize fixing the dire state of maternal and sexual ...

'Measles caused death to 9 Sitakunda children'

The director general said the children of about 85 ethnic communities of Tripurara were not brought under the coverage of immunisation since they ...

Ebola Research Unit Opens at Fort Portal Hospital

The facility has also been fenced to prevent Ebola or Marburg patients from getting into contact with the community or other patients at the hospital.

Emergent Biosolutions Inc (NYSE:EBS) To Buy Small Pox Vaccine From Sanofi SA (ADR) (NYSE ...

Emergent Biosolutions Inc (NYSE:EBS) To Buy Small Pox Vaccine From ... it will strengthen its strategic focus in dealing with public health threats.

Anti polio campaign kicks off

After a gap of a couple of month, Sub National-Immunisation anti polio campaign started on Monday, aiming to cover the persistently "refusal cases" in ...

Sunshine Hospital to offer free vaccines for pregnant women

Midwife Kim Attard, who works at the hospital and is due to give birth there in November, was first in line to receive a pertussis, or whooping cough ...

GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) begun shipping quadrivalent vaccine doses to US healthcare ...

The CDC has a routine recommendation for people over the age of 6 months to get a flu vaccination each year as the first and most important step in ...

Meningococcal Disease Risk Remains High for Vaccinated Patients Receiving Eculizumab

CDC researchers found that patients taking the terminal complement inhibitor eculizumab (Soliris, Alexion Pharmaceuticals) remain at high risk for ...

Opinion: How technology is helping India move toward smart service delivery

India's immunization program is not without its challenges. The country's vast and diverse terrain makes reaching the poorest and most vulnerable a ...

Nashville Back To School Shots: Metro Health Department Sets Extra Vaccination Hourse

Nashville's health department will be offering after-hours shot clinics in the ... The Metro Public Health Department will be adding After Hours Back to ...

1 in 10 infants worldwide did not receive any vaccinations in 2016

If we are to raise the bar on global immunization coverage, health services must reach the unreached. Every contact with the health system must be ...

1 in 10 infants worldwide did not receive any vaccinations in 2016

This falls short of the global immunization coverage target of 90%. "Most of ... Okwo-Bele, Director of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO.

We Are One Step Closer To Preventing The Next Pandemic

Although public health officials had known a pandemic was coming, the ... Still, research into a vaccine continues and today, several candidates are ...

Parents, Get Your Teens Their Vaccines!

For example, only one-third of teens have received the second dose of meningitis vaccine by age 17, and less than half of boys aged 13 to 17 have ...

Review: “EBOLA: People + Public Health + Political Will” articulates the prevention of an epidemic

At the peak of the Ebola epidemic in the fall of 2014, rumors that the deadly virus could spread uncontrollably were running wild. Atlanta itself was at ...

Parents, Get Your Teens Their Vaccines!

Rates of certain teen vaccinations are well below public health targets. For example, only one-third of teens have received the second dose of ...

Needle-Free Patch Makes Vaccination as Easy as Putting on a Band-Aid

The patch has several advantages over traditional needle vaccinations. ... diagnosis, or treatment of a major disease or national public health problem ... Vaccine patches could be especially helpful in the case of global health ...

human papilloma virus

HPV vaccine is important because it protects against cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. HPV is a very common virus.

Four day anti-polio drive begins in Sindh, Balochistan

During the campaign, more than 6, 00, 000 children below the age of five will be administered polio drops. As many as 800 teams have been ...

Females with Autism May Face Greater Challenges with Real World Planning Than Males

The research involved 79 females and 158 males aged seven to 18 who met clinical criteria for autism spectrum disorders. The groups were matched ...

Morocco says it is ready to stand in for 2019 AFCON if Cameroon drop out

“In 2015, because of the Ebola epidemic, the Cameroon management had deprived us of the organisation of this competition,” he was quoted as ...

Shingles Doubles Risk of Heart Attack

The vaccine does reduce the risk of getting shingles by 51 percent and PHN by 67 percent, so I would agree with the Centers for Disease Control and ...

Govt identifies cause of Sitakunda children's deaths, says sorry

We give children cards after measles vaccination and every school wants to see that card ... Measles is a highly infectious disease caused by a virus.

Former gov't officials behind central medical store fires, Captain Smart

The biggest drug distribution outlet in Ghana for the treatment of diseases, especially HIV and Aids, malaria, tuberculosis and Ebola, the destruction ...

UPMC Expert Says Pregnant Women Should Be Included In Zika Vaccine Trials

UPMC Expert Says Pregnant Women Should Be Included In Zika Vaccine ... School of Medicine and specializes in reproductive infectious diseases.

Anti-polio campaign begins in Karachi

KARACHI: A four days oral polio vaccination (OPV) campaign commenced here on Monday to boost immunity of local children against the crippling ...

Veterinarians share advice on distemper and vaccinating

(Canadian Food Inspection Agency regulations only require rabies vaccines be given.) They were with different families and each had been in HRM ...

HIV-AIDS Cure News: Over 50 Medicines and Vaccines Developed to Prevent the Dreaded Disease

Based on the data obtained in 2015 that was released by US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as many as 1.1 million people in the country ...

Public health to provide free back to school shots on registration days

Diane McHugh, immunization coordinator for Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) said, “We're excited for this chance to bring multiple ...

Area News: July 17, 2017

DELHI — Delaware County Public Health will host a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Delhi ...

Ralph Josephsohn: Mosquito alert

Ebola hemorrhagic fever has largely been confined to equatorial forest regions of Africa. It is so contagious that some medical workers who wore ...

Ashley Grade School Registration set

All kindergarten students must have a copy of a birth certificate, physical with updated immunization record, lead screening, dental exam and vision ...

HFMD peak period approaching, doctors urge good hygiene practices

Dr Chu said he feels the vaccine should be pushed higher on the national ... “Ultimately, our ability to detect and treat infectious diseases and tackle ...

Diphtheria Treatment Market – Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2027

A vaccine contains a biological preparation of a weakened or killed ... as Tetanus Immune Globulin (TIG), Tetanus Toxoid (TT), Tetanus-diphtheria (Td) ...

Business Beat

Bruck organized clinical teams to provide MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccinations at schools and community centers during Spokane's recent ...

Autism: Female patients face bigger challenges in daily tasks compared to males

Women and girls with autism may have to confront greater challenges in ... The groups were then classified for intelligence, age and level of autism ...

How IoT Can Help In Better Vaccination Efforts

Though there has been improvement in the past couple of years, India has 7.4 million children without immunization. This is the largest number ...

Emergent BioSolutions to buy Sanofi's smallpox vaccine business for $125m

ACAM2000 is the primary smallpox vaccine developed for use in a ... up to $425m with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with a ...

Autism And the Responsive OXYTOCIN Treatment

Trained specialists in the field can diagnose autism successfully before a child reaches age 2; however, at times autism can go undetected for a long ...

Text Bulletin 1200 hrs

According to Polio Emergency Centre Quetta, more than six hundred thousand children below the age of five will be administered polio drops during ...

Vaxini announces support for 12 local languages

Vaxini is the vaccine tracker and vaccination reminder sponsored by Wogic GmbH from Berlin, Germany. With the latest release, 12 languages are ...

Scramble against measles outbreak

The next evening Neels was admitted to hospital after he and five school friends were diagnosed with measles in one of the biggest outbreaks in the ...

Ebola hopes raised after discovery of super cell that 'locks up' virus

Scars on the eyes of an Ebola survivor have led researchers to a 'super cell' that may have the potential to help contain the virus in future outbreaks.

450% increase in flu cases

District Director of Public Health, Dr Peter Lewis, said the fl u vaccine takes about two weeks to become effective, so there was still time to get the fl u ...

Teens may be missing vaccines because parents aren't aware they need one

National vaccination rates are well below public health targets for certain adolescent vaccines, particularly those that require more than one dose.

Teens may be missing vaccines because parents aren't aware they need one

Parents may be up to speed on what vaccines their children need for ... National vaccination rates are well below public health targets for certain ...

Anti-polio drive in eight Balochistan districts starts

QUETTA: A three-day anti-polio campaign in eight districts of Balochistan will start from Monday during which more than 623,563 children will be ...

Swine flu: H1N1 virus kills 600 in first half of 2017; symptoms, prevention

The best way to prevent swine flu is to get a yearly flu vaccination, although no ... Because swine flu is very contagious, people at high riskgroups are ...

Texans deserve better vaccination policies from their legislators

The impact of looser vaccination rules is profound for Texans. ... of the matter, which has found that vaccines do not cause autism and are effective.

Drug use likely pushing rise in hepatitis C cases

A vaccine for hepatitis B is 95 percent effective in preventing chronic infection and the resulting cirrhosis and liver cancer, according to the World ...

FDA Turns Down AMGN's Osteoporosis Drug, EBS Opens Wallet, TROV Plunges

... existing 10-year contract originally valued at up to $425 million with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with a remaining value of ...

Intending pilgrims urged to get vaccinated against infectious diseases

Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has urged intending pilgrims to ensure administering vaccines before leaving for Hajj to prevent ...

Anti-polio drive kicks off in 8 dists of Balochistan

QUETTA - New anti-polio campaign will start in Balochistan's eight districts from Monday (today), said Saeed Faisal Ahmed, the Coordinator ...

Quarantine to be in place in several areas of Sarawak amid rabies outbreak, Perak sub-district ...

The measure was taken after authorities begun vaccinating all pets within a 1km radius following the death of a rabid dog that bit two children in Kuala ...

Vaccination of intending Haj pilgrims from today

Islamabad: The vaccination of intending Haj pilgrims will begin at the Islamabad Haji Camp today (Monday). The vaccines against flu, polio and ...

Researchers Find Potential Vaccine against Heroine

Paul Bremer is one of the first authors of a study about the vaccine. ... The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) based in the U.S. reports ...

Tulane researchers on cutting edge of battle against deadly West African virus

Garry, who has been part of a group of researchers studying Lassa virus in Sierra Leone for 14 years, said Lassa is a "lesser-known cousin" of Ebola ...

TPR Lifeline: Meningitis Vaccine Protects Against A Killer

In today's TPR Lifeline, Bioscience-Medicine reporter Wendy Rigby talks to the Medical Director for the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, Dr.

Measles: a preventable outbreak

This is despite the claims of a link between MMR vaccination and autism being comprehensively discredited. More recently, a growing anti-vaccination ...

Labour reveal Tories' shocking child health and cancelled NHS procedures figures

“We can point to nearly any element of children's health, from immunisation, to child and adolescent mental health, to childhood injury and childhood ...

Plan to quarantine several areas in Sarawak to contain rabies

“Those who have been bitten by dogs in the affected areas are urged to come forward immediately for a check-up and vaccination,” it said in its latest ...

Two girls bitten by rabid dog

IPOH: The authorities have begun vaccinating all pets within a 1km radius following the death of a rabid dog which bit two children in Kuala Sepetang, ...

Severe paediatric influenza A infection amid Hong Kong's summer influenza season

All three recent cases of severe paediatric influenza A infection have not received their seasonal influenza vaccination for the summer season.

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