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Italy makes 12 vaccines mandatory for school-age children

In this photo illustration, vials of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine are displayed on a counter at a Walgreens Pharmacy on Jan. 26, 2015 in ...

Ebola Virus Disease - Democratic Republic of the Congo: External Situation Report 5 (19 May 2017)

WHO, UN Agencies, International organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners continue to support the Ministry of Health in ...

Measles vaccine safe for women, say officials from Oman's Ministry of Health

Muscat: There is no need to avoid pregnancy after you've been injected with the measles vaccine, said officials from the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Pinays urged to undergo cervical cancer screening

Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial has urged women to undergo regular screening and get themselves protected through HPV immunization.

Acupuncture therapy relieves pain in polio paralysis patients

The aim of the study was to note the effects of acupuncture therapy on cases of polio-paralysis. The diagnosis of poliomyelitis was based on the history ...

Italy makes 12 vaccines mandatory for school-age children

The new legislation makes vaccines mandatory for 12 preventable diseases, including measles, chicken pox, polio, hepatitis B, and tetanus. "The lack ...

Ebola: Three Reasons Why Trump's Health Secretary is in Liberia Newsweek Report

As his boss President Donald Trump sets off to Saudi Arabia for his first foreign trip, the U.S. health secretary is also on his own maiden voyage abroad ...

Top 5 Contagion News Articles for the Week of May 14, 2017

... the emergence of an invasive serotype of Streptococcus pneumoniae, penicillin-nonsusceptible serotype 35B IPD [invasive pneumococcal disease].

WA joins no jab, no play campaign

Malcolm Turnbull has urged every State Government to impose the ban to boost the nation's immunisation rates and end the scourge of killer diseases ...

Ebola is back: World Health Organization confirms outbreak in DR Congo

It's clear why: The Ebola epidemic that hit West Africa in 2014 killed more than 11,300 people before World Health Organization finally declared the ...

Ebola Vaccine Set Within A Week For Trial In Congo Outbreak, WHO Says

Ebola Vaccine Ready to Deploy in Congo Outbreak (Photo : TomoNews US /Youtube) Only the request from the DRC officials is needed by the WHO ...

Trump's failure to fill hundreds of CDC positions endangers millions of lives

Trump's failure to fill hundreds of CDC positions endangers millions of lives ... Even programs that help advance vaccinations within the U.S. have been affected by the inadequate staffing within the CDC. Notably, Health and Human ...

Public forum focuses on measles, vaccines

... organized the forum in hopes of addressing the Somali community's increasing resistance to the MMR vaccine because of fears of its links to autism, ...

Ministry of Health alerts Malawians of Ebola outbreak in DRC: Offers extra precaution measures

Malawi's Ministry of Health has warned the public to be on the guard following the outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever that has been reported in ...

Officials: Teen Staying At Bergen County Hotel Contracts Measles

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) A teenaged tourist staying at a Bergen County hotel contracted measles, and now the New Jersey State Health ...

Not only kids need shots

In Tennessee, our adult immunization rates are low, far beneath national targets, and 40,000 to 50,000 adults die each year across the country from ...

African countries on alert over DR Congo Ebola outbreak

"We have written to all District Health Officers to increase on surveillance, raise public awareness and alert the people about the Ebola outbreak" in ...

Italy makes 12 vaccines mandatory for school children in an attempt to combat 'anti-scientific theories'

The Italian government has made 12 vaccines mandatory for children attending school up to age 16 in an effort to combat what it characterises as ...

Measles in Europe, Ebola in DRC and USAID PREDICT: An interview with Dr Eddy Rubin

In addition, when asked about which current outbreaks he is keeping an eye on, Dr Rubin went on to talk about twothe Ebola outbreak in the ...

African countries on alert over DR Congo Ebola outbreak

Medical practitioners examine Kenyans during an Ebola screening exercise at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Oct.

3 vie for top WHO post in first election at UN health agency

David Nabarro: The British physician led the U.N. response to some of the biggest health crises in recent years, including bird flu and Ebola. Although ...

3 vie for top WHO post in UN health agency election

26, 2017 file photo David Nabarro, UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Ebola, speaks to the media, at the World Health Organization (WHO) ...

3 vie for top WHO post in first election at UN health agency

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2017 file photo David Nabarro, UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Ebola, speaks to the media, at the World Health ...

Human antibodies in Ebola survivor's blood effective against all strains

The fight against Ebola continues with news of a new outbreak in the Republic of Congo. That said, a discovery by scientists at the Albert Einstein ...

Fear of Ebola: Bushmeat Vendors Panic, Advocate Quick Preventive Measures

Bushmeat vendors in Nigeria have called on the Federal Government to tighten measures aimed at preventing a resurgence of the Ebola Virus ...

Tanzania: Rukwa Residents Cautioned Over Ebola Outbreak

REGIONAL authorities in Rukwa and Katavi regions have allayed fear over the outbreak of Ebola reported in neighbouring Democratic Republic of ...

Ouch! That Hurts

In Laguna, the immunization rate rose to 86.5 percent in the current school year, compared to 71.1 percent in 2013-14, but remains below the ...

Vaccination now compulsory in Italy or parents shall be fined

Italy: The Government in Italy has made it mandatory for kids to get vaccinated against 12 common diseases in order to get enrolled in Schools.

HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends 11 to 12 year olds get two doses of HPV vaccine to protect against cancers ...

Vaccinate your child or face a fine - Italy gets tough after measles epidemic

Get your children vaccinated, or be fined. That's now the message in Italy, where the country's cabinet has approved a law which obliges parents to ...

Why is Italy making these 12 vaccinations compulsory for children?

The twelve conditions for which children need to be vaccinated are polio, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis B, haemophilus influenzae B, meningitis B, ...

Ebola: We are on top of the situation Health minister

The Minister of health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said the Federal Government is ready to ensure the recent outbreak of Ebola virus in Congo does not ...

NEW Back to School Immunization Requirements

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is making some changes in school immunization requirements. These new requirements take effect in August ...

Iowa students now need meningococcal vaccination

The Council Bluffs Public Health Department reminds parents of a new immunization requirement that will be in effect next school year for all students ...

Polio eradication campaign ends in AJK

MIRPUR: National polio eradication campaign concluded on Thursday with administration of anti-polio drops drops to children less than five years of ...

Dist. 300: Two confirmed cases of mumps at Jacobs High School

Two cases of mumps have been confirmed and a third is suspected at Jacobs High School in Algonquin, according to a letter posted to the District 300 ...

Indian American-led research team discovers possible cure for Ebola

Ebola Virus A team of US-based scientists, headed by Indian American Kartic Chandran, has discovered a possible cure for all five known Ebola ...

Rabies clinic is today

The rabies vaccination will be administered for $10 at the clinic to both dogs and ... For $15, cats will receive a combination shot, FVRCP, that includes ...

Teen With Measles May Have Exposed People at Hospital and Hotel in Bergen County: Dept. of ...

A teenager who visited the U.S. while infected with measles may have exposed others to the highly contagious disease during his or her stay at a hotel ...

Third instance of whooping cough at FHS this year reported

A person diagnosed with probable pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, attends Ferndale High School (FHS), according to a notice posted ...

Gwinnett officials raise rabies warnings after cat tests positive in Norcross

All pet owners should ensure that their pets are current on the rabies vaccination, officials said. (The) CDC warns that unvaccinated animals or ...

AC removed for trying to vaccinate ICT official's daughter

He asked the polio team if they had informed the school management about the campaign beforehand to which they said they had and produced ...

'Efficiency' costs AC his position

The officer stated that all the children were administered polio drops except one whose father introduced himself as husband of Maryam Mumtaz, ...

Low immunisation coverage

It is estimated that Pakistan has a low immunisation and vaccination ... The low coverage of vaccination and immunisation puts the life of children at ...

Doctors worry as Texas reps OK vaccine restrictions

The most common immunizations protect against measles, mumps, and rubella, or German measles, as well as diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, ...

MPS: Measles confirmed at Pratt Community School

Earlier this week, state health officials said Minnesota's measles outbreak had grown to at least 58 cases, most of them involving unvaccinated ...

Teen diagnosed with measles in Rochelle Park, New Jersey

Officials are working to avoid a potential measles outbreak in New Jersey, after a teen traveling from outside the country was diagnosed with the ...

Registration & Immunizations

Registration & Immunizations. If you are new to the area or have a child who will be entering kindergarten in the fall, this page contains all the ...

Minneapolis Measles Outbreak Prompts Somali Community Forum In Columbus

Earlier this month, word of a measles outbreak came from the Twin Cities in Minnesota. The majority of the 64 people affected were Somali-American.

Netherlands: Bilthoven Biologicals employee infected with polio after accident

The person is vaccinated and cannot get a polio, but he or she can spread the virus through feces, prompting isolation of the employee to prevent ...

No chickenpox epidemic

Thanks to the timely preventive and curative measures taken by Punjab Government health officials it is good to note that chickenpox situation has ...

WHO fear over fall in HPV take up

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has joined the chorus of concern at the steep decline in uptake rates in Ireland for the HPV vaccine, which ...

Vaccinating yourself by accident

With animal vaccines, the route of administration is an important ... My friend stuck herself with a tetanus needle after she gave the shot to a cow and ...

Measles alert issued for this NJ hotel and hospital after tourist gets sick

Anyone who was at the hotel and hospital during those days may have been exposed. Measles can spread through the air or through contact with ...

Preventing the spread of measles in the Somalian community

The spread of measles in the Minnesota Somali community has some in Columbus concerned it could spread here, with family visits and Ramadan ...

Refuse vaccine and risk cancer, parents told

The World Health Organisation has pledged to support Irish health bodies in combating a campaign of misinformation on the HPV vaccine.

Animal group lists safe practices after rabid cat attacks people in Norcross

All pet owners should ensure that their pets are current on the rabies vaccination. CDC warns that unvaccinated animals or animals not current on ...

Govt introduces screening at borders in response to Ebola outbreak in DRC

The Ministry of Health has begun screening for temperature at all border posts with DR Congo in Rubavu and Rusizi districts in response to Ebola ...

A teenager with measles may have exposed others at a Bergen County hotel and hospital

A teenager who became ill while at a hotel in Rochelle Park and was hospitalized at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood has been diagnosed with ...

Italy makes 12 vaccinations compulsory for children

In Italy, the number of two-year-olds vaccinated against measles has dropped from more than 90% to below 80%. This is well short of the World Health ...

Texas Law Would Restrict When Children Could Get Vaccinations

That law eliminated religious and personal beliefs as reasons for opting out of mandatory immunizations. The most common immunizations protect ...

Italy makes vaccines compulsory for schoolchildren under 6

ROME, May 19 (Xinhua) -- The Italian cabinet on Friday approved a decree to make vaccines compulsory for all for all school starters.

Travel-Related Measles Case Confirmed In Rochelle Park Hotel

ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. The New Jersey Department of Health has confirmed a travel-related case of the measles brought to a Rochelle Park hotel ...

Parents must vaccinate kids under new Italy law

Italy's cabinet has approved a law obliging parents to vaccinate their children against infectious diseases as politicians spar over a spike in measles ...

Ghana issues alert on Ebola

ACCRA, May 19 (Xinhua) -- The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Friday issued an alert on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), calling on regional ...

WHO: 9 more Ebola cases in DRC, 29 total

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) grew by nine more cases, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) ...

Ghana issues alert on Ebola

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Friday issued an alert on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), calling on regional directors to enhance their ...

Teenager With Measles Stayed At Bergen Hotel: Officials

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ Health officials are warning people that a teenager with measles may have exposed others to the disease while visiting ...

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