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Italian govt makes vaccinations mandatory for schoolchildren amid measles outbreak

In addition to four already compulsory vaccinations, for polio, diphtheria, hepatitis B and whooping cough, the new law now also covers vaccination ...

Doctors Worry as Texas Lawmakers OK Vaccine Restrictions

Texas would restrict emergency immunizations given to children removed from troubled homes under legislation that worries doctors and is a victory ...

Doctors worry as Texas lawmakers OK vaccine restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas Texas would restrict emergency immunizations given to children removed from troubled homes under legislation that worries ...

Half of Eligible Travelers Not Getting Measles Vaccine

The majority of U.S. travelers who visit a doctor prior to traveling are already immune to measles, primarily from already receiving the appropriate ...

Indiana will require public college students to get meningitis vaccine

INDIANAPOLIS Starting next year, students at Indiana public colleges and universities will be required to be vaccinated against meningitis.

Zombie ideas are dangerous

... Frontiers in Public Health alleging a connection between neurodevelopmental disorders and vaccination against measles and certain other viruses.

How do vaccines work? UBC scientists aim to find out

When a vaccine enters the body, the human machinery produces ... then again at specific intervals after each of three hepatitis B vaccine injections.

Vaccine may reduce HPV infections that cause some oral cancers

Vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV) can significantly reduce levels of oral HPV infection, according to new unpublished research ...

Second mumps case at Jacobs High; awaiting results on potential third

A second student at Jacobs High School has contracted mumps, School District 300 officials confirmed Thursday evening. In a message sent out to ...

Residents flee as suspected cases of Ebola outbreak in Congo grow

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola drove Kevin Balenge, his wife and three children to get to this capital city as fast as they could to ...

Ebola Virus in DR Congo: CDC Not Ready to Issue Travel Advisory

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is still mulling over whether to issue a travel advisory regarding the developing Ebola ...

Presence of polio virus: Strict action ordered against refusal

According to the sources, AC city landed in trouble after police personnel vaccinated polio drops to the Excise Director Mariam Mumtaz's daughter ...

Kids Need Their Vaccines or Parents Get Fined

The required vaccinations include measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox, meningitis, polio, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis B, whooping cough and ...

UNICEF Horn of Africa Measles Outbreak Humanitarian Situation Report, 17 May 2017

UNICEF funding requirements for health in emergencies * US$ 40.2 million *The above total reflects the health sector requirements against the ...

Parents Need To Know Vaccines Are Safe

When we give those who say autism can be caused by childhood vaccinations the appearance of carrying equal weight to the medical experts who ...

Italy makes vaccination mandatory for children

The new legislation makes vaccines mandatory for 12 preventable ... has been highly receptive to the debunked link about vaccines causing autism.

ASCO: Vaccination Tied to Substantial Reduction in Oral HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination appears to confer a high degree of protection from oral HPV infections, according to a study scheduled for ...

Dog and Cat Shelter Rabies Clinic Just Around the Corner

The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter will hold their annual Rabies Clinic in Kendrick Park from June 6-10. Each day rabies shots will be administered by ...

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

Of the three West African countries where the Ebola outbreak was concentrated, Liberia was the worst hit: 4,810 people died as a result of the virus in ...

Nod to repair work at Sohna hospital after NHM inspection

The approval came on Thursday when Amit Jha, Principal Secretary-Health visited the hospital during an immunization drive. Notably, a surprise ...

Ebola cases in DR Congo rise to 29

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic republic of Congo increased to 29 ... The Ebola virus causes fever, bleeding, vomiting and diarrhea, and it ...

Italy makes 12 vaccines mandatory for school-age children

MILAN (AP) - The Italian government on Friday made 12 vaccines mandatory for children attending school up to age 16 in an effort to combat what it ...

CDC Recommends Cholera Vaccine for U.S. Travelers

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has adopted and published the recommendation of the Advisory Committee on ...

Italy makes childhood vaccinations compulsory

Lorenzin pushed for change after the number of measles cases tripled, ... Although it usually only triggers relatively mild symptoms, measles can ...

HPV infection in men: Prevalence and vaccination coverage

In 2009, the FDA approved HPV vaccination for men, and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization ...

How Anti-Vaccine Activists Harmed Minnesota's Somali-American Community

Andrew Wakefield, a leading advocate of false beliefs about the harmful impact of childhood vaccines. Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images.

Hepatitis Awareness Month Hepatitis Testing Day

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate more than ... This is likely due to the success of the Hepatitis A vaccine a safe and ...

Number Of Suspected Ebola Cases In Congo Up To 29; WHO Says $10M Needed For Initial ...

The World Health Organization says Congo now faces 29 suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus. WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier on Friday ...

Childhood vaccinations made compulsory in Italy

Children in Italy will be vaccinated against children must have protection against polio, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis B, haemophilus B, meningitis B+C ...

Portland grad playing a critical role in fighting Ebola in West Africa

Three years ago, she worked in Liberia as CDC's on-site Dead Body Management Lead during an Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,000 ...

PATH Part Of Coordinated Response To Address New Ebola Outbreak In DRC

This blog post discusses the most recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and PATH's work responding to the outbreak ...

DRC Ebola outbreak rises to 29 total cases

In an update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in north-east Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), ...

Anti-vaccine seminar sparks outcry in Vermont ski town

A seminar that includes national anti-vaccination advocates is causing a stir in a Vermont ski resort town, where some parents and local doctors worry ...

GPs urged to step up meningitis vaccination programme

GPs urged to step up meningitis vaccination programme ... Figures from Public Health England show that there were 210 cases of MenW in England ...

Yeadon pupils dress in purple to help wipe out polio

SCHOOLCHILDREN held a 'dress up in purple' day to help eradicate polio across the globe. Youngsters from Ss Peter and Paul Primary School in ...

[ May 19, 2017 ] Mainstream Rag Demands Death for Those Who Question Big Pharma Alternative ...

The Herald's full statement concluding the editorial reads: These are the facts: Vaccines don't cause autism. Measles can kill. And lying to vulnerable ...

Liberia: US Official Visits Post-Ebola Zones

A senior U.S. government official has visited several post Ebola communities in Liberia where more than 4,800 people were killed by the deadly ...

Italy passes law obliging parents to vaccinate children

Vaccines against measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox and meningitis, which were previously only recommended, will now become mandatory, ...

Meningococcal vaccine required for 7th graders and seniors next year

The Iowa Department of Public Health has made changes to the Iowa Immunization law for the start of the 2017-18 school year. Students enrolling in ...

A Melbourne developed vaccine that could control peanut allergy to begin human trials

Australian biotech company Aravax's vaccine uses carefully selected ... None of the patients dosed in Adelaide suffered an allergic reaction to the ...

News in the Humanosphere: Suspected Ebola cases in DR Congo doubles

A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion. ... The number of suspected cases of Ebola has risen to 18 from nine in less than ...

Neighborhood immunizations slated for June in Richland County

MANSFIELD -- Infants, children, and adults can get the shots they need at our Neighborhood Immunization Clinics staffed by public health nurses from ...

Measles Therapeutics Market Pipeline Review H1 2017

MarketResearchNest.com adds Measles Pipeline Review, H1 2017 new report to its research database. The report spread across in multiple ...

Questions continue to arise over HPV vaccine

Many parents in the county and across Ireland are facing the decision to consent to the HPV vaccine for their daughters when they start secondary ...

Surveillance stepped up in Trashigang after rabies outbreak

Following a massive anti-rabies vaccination and risk communication campaign in the dzongkhag, active surveillance and monitoring in high-risk ...

Suspected Ebola cases in DRC rise to 29, WHO says

The United Nations' World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that the number of suspected Ebola cases in northern Democratic Republic of ...

Acting President Osinbajo Orders Intensive Screening At Borders To Keep Out Ebola

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo directed that surveillance be stepped up at the borders in order to forestall 'import' of Ebola from Congo. The Minister ...

Rapid Risk Assessment: Outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Bas Uele province, Democratic ...

This is the eighth outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since the discovery of the virus in 1976.

Ebola outbreak in Congo grows with 29 suspected cases identified

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo is growing with at least two deaths and a further 29 suspected cases.

Rwanda begins screening passengers amid Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

The Ministry of Health has introduced screening for temperature at all official border posts with the DR Congo in Rubavu and Rusizi districts following ...

WHO says suspected Ebola cases in Congo rise to 29

The number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo has risen to 29, up from 21, WHO spokesperson Christian Lindmeier told a regular UN briefing in ...

Number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo now up to 29

DAKAR, Senegal The World Health Organization says Congo now faces 29 suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus. WHO spokesman Christian ...

Number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo now up to 29

The World Health Organization says Congo now faces 29 suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus. WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier on Friday ...

Uptake of HPV vaccine increasing for first time since controversy

The marginal increase in uptake follows an intensive information campaign and catch-up vaccination opportunities by public health specialists .

Hawaii: Rat lungworm public meeting, Mumps cases rise

The Hawai'i State Department of Health (DOH), Maui District Health Office, will hold a public informational meeting on rat lungworm disease on ...

Suspected Ebola cases in Congo rise to 29: WHO

GENEVA The number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo has risen to 29, up from 21, World Health Organization spokesman Christian Lindmeier told ...

Minister of Public Health visits Ebola virus-affected Likati region with WHO and UNICEF

JOINT PRESS RELEASE _KINSHASA/LIKATI, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 18 May 2017- The Minister of Public Health of the Democratic ...

Fatty liver disease is rising cause of liver damage in India

Vaccines against hepatitis A and B have helped prevent viral hepatitis, but the numbers of deaths caused are still on the rise. In 2015, viral hepatitis ...

Jonathan Irwin fears for daughter Molly after HPV vaccine side-effects claim

Please stop vilifying parents, like me, when we are simply telling the truth and start sharing the full list of side effects of this vaccine, rather than an ...

Asst. Commissioner sacked for administering polio drops to excise director's daughter

According to initial details, AC city landed in trouble after police personnel vaccinated polio drops to the excise director Mariam Mumtaz's daughter ...

Prevention is better than cure, please vaccinate

Why do certain vaccines need to be administered more than once? ... The Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTap) vaccine on the other hand needs ...

Toward A Therapeutic Vaccine For Hepatitis B

Toward A Therapeutic Vaccine For Hepatitis B. Scientists are developing a much needed therapeutic vaccine against hepatitis B that could also treat ...

Vaccination debate: Warning over no-vax playgroup advertised in Perth

He said while immunisation rates were rising in WA and were at 91.5 per cent this year, it needed to be 95 per cent for "optimal community protection".

Anti-vaccine activists are playing with fire in Minnesota

Measles is not a trivial disease. The virus that causes measles is one of the most infectious human pathogens. Before the introduction of routine ...

Polio endgame gets complicated, and a vaccine runs short

Before the polio eradication effort began in 1988, an estimated 350,000 children a year were paralyzed by polioviruses. So far in 2017 there have only ...

Refusing to vaccinate children could fuel rise in resistant superbugs

South Africa is still some way off in meeting its immunisation targets, which, given the alarming rise in not only diseases such as measles, but ...

Gavi's mission with Okta to share valuable immunization knowledge

Local health programmes must report on how they're doing against the immunization targets set for them. Gavi needs to be able to share much of this ...

Administering polio drops against family's consent puts Assistant Commissioner in trouble

ISLAMABAD: Assistant Commissioner Ali Asghar was allegedly fired after a polio team vaccinated the excise director's child despite the family's ...

Community Partnership Immunization Clinic

Immunization Clinics are held in Health Services, which is located on the first floor of Village Hall. Immunizations are given to those children that are ...

Administering polio drops lands Islamabad assistant commissioner in trouble

ISLAMABAD: Assistant Commissioner Ali Asghar was allegedly shown the door after a polio team vaccinated the excise director's child against the ...

Iohannis about measles epidemic: It is a catastrophe, vaccination must be mandatory

President Klaus Iohannis stated on Thursday that the measles epidemic is a catastrophe, accusing systemic mistakes of the Ministry of Health.

Experts stress importance of vaccination against measles

Experts say the recent spike in measles cases in Gauteng and the Western Cape is as a direct result of parents refusing to vaccinate against the ...

Whooping cough outbreak reaches 21 cases in Lower Valley

The whooping cough vaccines are effective, but do not last as long as we would like, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However ...

Get a vaccine or lose your job

The goal is forced vaccinations of all, including adults. Just look at the vaccines the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants forced on adults ...

Debunking the flu vaccine myths

Influenza kills hundreds of thousands of people around the world every year, but many Kiwis do not protect themselves because of common ...

Health Department wins immunization award

The nursing staff of the La Paz County Health Department received an award from the Arizona Partnership for Immunization after 90 percent of the ...

Punjab govt resumes battle against measles

LAHORE: The health department is starting a three-day measles campaign from May 22in the most adversely affected areas of the city, including Ravi, ...

80000 children in Karachi not given polio drops

KARACHI: Even though Karachi has relatively been free of polio cases for as long as five months, as many as 80,000 children in the provincial capital ...

HPV vaccine may help prevent oral cancer in young men

A new study shows the HPV vaccine may lower the risk of oral cancer in ... HPV is being linked to 70 percent of cancers in the mouth and back of the ...

Anti-Vaccine Advocates Spur Debate in Vt.

Montpelier A seminar that includes national anti-vaccination advocates is causing a stir in a Vermont ski resort town, where some parents and local ...

City offers low-cost rabies vaccinations

It's time to make sure Rex, Spot and Fido are caught up on their rabies shots. Rocky Mount is offering a rabies vaccination clinic Saturday at the city's ...

Learn risk factors for hepatitis

Hepatitis B virus is transmitted through exposure to infected blood, semen and other body fluids. ... All children should get the hepatitis B vaccine.

No more Cold Chain Breakdown means Protection for Hela Children

Hela province is expecting a boost in immunisation coverage for its younger population as Oil Search Foundation (OSF) partners with Hela Provincial ...

Refusing to vaccinate children could fuel rise in resistant superbugs

The recent spike in measles cases in Gauteng and the Western Cape is as a direct result of parents refusing to vaccinate against the illness, which is ...

Updated Immunization Regulations for 2017-18 school year

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is changing school immunization regulation beginning in August 2017. The regulations are intended to ...

Ogunquit Playhouse and Rotary International Team Up

The fight to end polio is led by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, which includes Rotary International, UNICEF, U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

Children's MN has tips on protecting kids from the measles

MINNEAPOLIS - The current measles outbreak in Minnesota is the largest is nearly 30 years, infecting mostly young children throughout the state.

Polio team's police guard escapes attack

CHARSADDA/TANK: A polio team's police guard escaped unhurt when unknown miscreants riding a motorcycle opened fire on him in Shabqadar ...

CM vows to make Sindh polio free

KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the provincial government is committed to eradicating polio from Sindh. However ...

Admin for better staff performance

VEHARI - The administration ordered the Health Department to enhance efficiency of the anti-polio workers. Addressing a meeting held to review ...

Mewat immunization drive to be extended by 2 days

According to a WHO report, only 13% of Mewat's children are fully immunized. On March 3, rumours broke out that the state-level de-worming and ...

Murad vows to make Sindh polio-free

KARACHI: The Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that he was committed to eradicate polio from Sindh but this is a national issue and ...

80 students from Huron County could face suspension for incomplete immunization records

This obligation is in accordance to the Immunization of School Pupils Act, which requires students enrolled in either primary or secondary school to be ...

Two new mumps cases in Orange County are unrelated to Chapman outbreak

Two new mumps cases have been diagnosed that are unrelated to the Chapman University outbreak, the Orange County Health Care Agency said ...

Poor Uptake Limits Otherwise Impressive Potential of HPV Vaccine

Efficacy results for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine continue to be impressive, with newly reported findings showing it reduced the prevalence ...

Five new mumps cases reported on Oahu

Five new mumps cases have been reported on Oahu, bringing the total this year to a record 47. The state Department of Health said in a press release ...

'Govt to win over parents refusing polio drops'

Chairing a meeting on the Provincial Task Force for Polio Eradication at the CM House, Syed Murad Ali Shah said the crippling disease was a national ...

DOH: 5 more mumps cases confirmed on Oahu

State health officials confirmed five more mumps cases on Thursday bringing the 2017 total to 47. The recently confirmed cases include children and ...

DOH announces 5 new mumps cases in growing outbreak, bringing total to 47

The Hawaii State Department of Health announced five new cases of mumps Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 47 this year.

Mumps cases on the rise in Central Texas

The number of mumps cases roses to 94 in the Dallas area this week. At the same time, the Department of State Health Services confirms numbers in ...

Five Additional Mumps Cases Confirmed, 47 in Hawai'i

The Hawaii State Department of Health today confirmed five additional cases of Oahu residents with mumps bringing the total number of cases in ...

Somali Community in Minnesota Fights Measles, Misinformation

An ongoing measles outbreak in Minnesota has shined a light on the fact that many Somali immigrants choose not to vaccinate their children.

HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men

THURSDAY, May 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The same vaccine that cuts the risk of cervical cancer in women might also lower the chances of head ...

HPV Vaccination And Genital Warts: 2 Doses Are Just As Effective As 3 In Preventing STD

The HPV vaccination is recommended for girls and boys to prevent infections, and subsequent conditions they may cause, such as various cancers ...

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