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Daily News 2012-05-03


Merck pays Penn bioethicists to teach Chinese about bribery and corruption – Univ. of Minnesota Seminar by The Refusers

Immunomic Therapeutics Receives IND Authorization for Phase I Study of JRC-LAMP-Vax Vaccine to Treat Japanese Red Cedar (Sugi) Allergy

Once-banned bird flu study suggests pandemic threat is real - The results, showing an engineered flu strain can spread easily between ferrets, derive from a controversial study that stirred debate over fears of a bioterrorism threat.

Bird flu can spread in mammals, study finds

Vaccine Extends Survival in Recurrent Glioblastoma

Profectus Wins $5.4M NIAID Grant for rVSV Vaccine Against Ebola and Marburg Viruses

Autism and the Antarctic Ozone Hole - “If ozone hole scientists had adopted the approach of many in the autism research community … (they) would have concluded that the ozone hole occurs because Antarctica is cold.” by Cynthia Nevison - Age of Autism

MMR Vaccine - What you Need to Know - Some infants younger than 12 months should get a dose of MMR if they are traveling out of the country. (This dose will not count toward their routine series.)

REAL Scientific Journals Don't Lie - Mercury in Vaccines is BAD For You...But There is Relief... Opinion by Consumer Advocate  Tim Bolen - Bolen Report

Most Recalled Type of Drug Will Surprise You - "More Than a Dozen Vaccine Recalls...An in-depth analysis conducted by GBI Research looked at the number of recalls for biologics from 2007-2010.  Biologics are drugs that contain an ingredient extracted from a "biological" source, such as cells from humans, animals, or microorganisms. As Pharmaceutical Online reported: "Biological products and biologics have definite risks, as they are often only partially understood at the time of approval, with a highly complex production and purification process."

Re: Collaboration with drug industry won’t affect clinical decisions, says new guide BMJ Rapid Responses by John Stone

LAIV bested TIV in inducing protection against viral replication

No jab, no education: New CA law requires middle schoolers to provide proof of Tdap vaccination in order to receive education

Baby's haemorrhages and brain trauma 'consistent with non-accidental injury'

U.S. to partner with Big Pharma for drug discovery - The U.S. government will help drug companies find treatments for a host of diseases through a new collaboration in which researchers will test experimental drugs provided by manufacturers.

Measles Warning For Euro Soccer Fans

Here Is How We Know Gardasil Has Not Killed 100 People

Study: Dengue costs Puerto Rico nearly $40M a year

Comparison of Meningococcal Disease Surveillance Systems — United States, 2005–2008

CDC Imported Human Rabies in a U.S. Army Soldier — New York, 2011

Get vaccinated! HSE’s message for Irish fans travelling to Euro 2012

Autism is National Crisis We Cannot Ignore by Beth Clay, The Clay Report - Autism is National Crisis We Cannot Ignore by Beth Clay, The Clay Report - Age of Autism

29 Drugs Facing FDA Approval in 2012

U.S. Ranks 131st in Preterm Births - Each Year, Nearly 500,000 Babies Born Prematurely in U.S.

A story from Ghana: How Congress' help saves children's lives

Ghana became the first African country to introduce pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines at the same time, simultaneously tackling the leading causes of the world's two biggest childhood killers – pneumonia and diarrhea. In Ghana, these two diseases ...
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Probe begins into corruption case in pulse polio prog

PTI | 11:05 PM,May 03,2012 Jaipur, May 3 (PTI) The Anti-Corruption Bureau today started probe into the alleged corruption in the pulse polio programme here. Health officer Sohanlal Godara had allegedly received Rs 1.05 lakh for allotting kits to ...
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HPV vaccine: Fewer girls getting all three doses

Doses of the HPV vaccine Gardasil are shown at a pharmacy in Cambridge, Mass. (JB Reed - Bloomberg) So it comes as bad news that the number of young women completing the three-shot series decreased sharply from 2006 to 2009. Reporting in the American ...
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Here Is How We Know Gardasil Has Not Killed 100 People

Gardasil has killed 110 , Injured 25183 and the numbers are climbing. Everyone should have a choice this is AMERICA and you are the problem, speaking of mandatory vaccination. God help you if you or your child is injured or killed from one.
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Whooping cough cases stir calls for vaccinations

Public health officials don't know why pertussis -- whooping cough -- is sweeping through Washington at epidemic rates, while Oregon's getting off easy this year. By April 28, our neighbor to the north had logged at least 1132 confirmed or probable ...
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OregonLive.com

This is Public Health: Vaccinate your kids now for the coming school year

They all need immunizations! May is the month to get vaccinated for the coming school year. For children starting kindergarten, the requirement is to get booster shots of MMR, DTaP and IPV. For children entering seventh grade, the requirement is to get ...
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Flu shots for kids helping keep number of cases down, infection control expert ...

With a flu vaccine, the dead virus is injected in a person so their immune system produces antibodies that can fight a later exposure to the live virus during flu season. However, Hoffman said, the immune system loses effectiveness as people age.
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MassLive.com

Soldier's Rabies Death Points to Vaccine's Importance, CDC Says

The 24-year-old soldier's death, which occurred in August 2011, was the first rabies death among US service members since 1974, the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Unless the rabies vaccine is administered after ...
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Gardasil and Bladder Symptoms Survey

1 . Have you had the Gardasil vaccine injections? Have you had the Gardasil ... 3 . After which Gardasil injection did your symptoms begin? After which Gardasil ...
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The Dangers of Vaccines - Part 1/2 (Autism MMR HPV Gardasil ...

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Kamm McKenzie OBGYN - Gynecologist - Raleigh - North Carolina ...

GARDASIL is a vaccine that helps protect young women and young men against four of the ... GARDASIL also helps prevent both vaginal and vulvar cancers.
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Baby boy died following severe bout of chicken pox after doctors sent him home ...

She told an inquest that she 'wished doctors had listened to her' He he collapsed at home in Rotherham, south Yorkshire, on April 2 last and died from pneumonia which was likely to have been caused by the chicken pox. An expert in child protection who ...
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Daily Mail

Grateful mum relives agony as her girls are struck down by meningitis

This year marks 10 years since Anna Palmer and Victoria Phillips were diagnosed with the meningococcal b strain of meningitis. To mark World Meningitis Day, their mum Sheila Palmer has told the Mercury how her daughters both developed the illness, ...
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Weston & Somerset Mercury

Veterans' Hospital Lab Worker Dies Of Meningitis

VA hospital died Saturday morning very shortly after showing the first symptoms of a serious meningitis infection, which he likely contracted from working with the bacteria in his lab. The man, who lives on Treasure Island with a girlfriend and ...
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SFist

disease researcher, 25, dies from rare bacteria

Washington DC bus riders get meningitis scare: What is viral meningitis? PICTURES: Bedbugs? Bacteria? 9 biggest threats to college kids The 25-year-old man who worked at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, who has not been named, ...
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CBS News

Alberta committee suggests free HPV vaccine for boys Calgary CBC News

The province is considering offering boys free immunizations against the human papillomavirus.
www.cbc.ca/news/.../calgary-alberta-hpv-vaccine-boys.html

Governor to announce emergency action on pertussis

(AP Photo/file) The Governor is taking emergency action because of an outbreak of pertussis, or whooping cough this year. The Washington State Health Department reports there have been more than 1100 cases so far in 2012 compared to 117 cases all of ...
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Your tax dollars at work: studies on magnets, lavender scents ...

... The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, as cited by Dr. Paul Offit, writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Bird flu vaccine hits the clinic

Novavax ($NVAX) saw a 5% climb in its share value on the announcement that it has started enrollment of a Phase I clinical trial of its A/H5N1 vaccine to prevent bird flu. The vaccine is part of the company's $179 million contract with the US ...
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Cuba to Begin Clinical Trials on Pneumococcal Vaccine

03 de mayo de 2012, 10:47Havana, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The clinical trials on a Cuban-made pneumococcal vaccine will begin this year, Finlay Institute Director Concepcion Campa told the press on Thursday. The vaccine is the result of cooperation ...
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Ask the Experts: Which pneumococcal vaccine should be used in adults?

On December 30, 2011, FDA approved pneumococcal 13-valent protein conjugate vaccine (PCV13; Prevnar-13—Pfizer) for use in adults older than 50 years. 1 This was an accelerated approval based on immunogenicity data. The Advisory Committee on ...
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Vaccination rates

That particular myth, still peddled on the internet, originated with Andrew Wakefield, a British doctor, who published a paper in 1998 that suggested a link ...

Ask the Experts: Which pneumococcal vaccine should be used in adults? - American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com


Ask the Experts: Which pneumococcal vaccine should be used in adults?
American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
These issues were discussed at the February 2012 ACIP meeting. A decision was made to not change pneumococcal vaccination guidelines in adults at this time. A placebo-controlled clinical trial known as the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Immunization ...

Hawaii Five-0: Magnum and Simon Simon, still the champions

So, I don't know, there's smallpox? Or maybe just a guy cosplaying Baron Harkonnen in honor of the second half of this two night event? Anyhoo, there's dead guys and weaponized smallpox being tested under the guise of a clinical trial.
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Houston Chronicle (blog)

Meningitis Angels Launch National Photo Contest "I Took the Shot"

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment's Immunization Program (KDHEIP), multiple county health departments, Dillion Pharmacies and others joined MA in educating thousands throughout the week which included private and public health care ...
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Ariz. pediatricians renew call for immunizations

... to not only immunize their children, but also make sure entire families are up to date on their vaccinations to protect newborns too young to receive immunizations. Maricopa County Public Health announced recently its first recorded pertussis death ...
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The Two New Vaccines For Children

The country's child immunisation coverage stands at over 90 per cent and has also received commendation. This not withstanding many parents notably the elite and some religious groups refuse immunisation for their children which is not good enough.
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Raising Awareness of Hepatitis B In the Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

Read more about this health disparity and what can be done at CDC's Viral Hepatitis and APIs page. The good news is that we do have effective tools to eliminate hepatitis B; there is a vaccine to prevent hepatitis B and effective treatments are ...
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AIDS.gov blog (blog)

With upgrades, India to reopen 3 vaccine plants

And while government-owned facilities usually stick to common vaccines like DPT, the plan is for the reopened plants to manufacture a variety of vaccines, including those for hepatitis B, influenza. and rabies. While strides have been made in recent ...
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Ghana's children given hope by rollout of new rotavirus vaccine

The child is the first in Ghana to receive a new rotavirus vaccine – designed to protect children from a major cause of deadly diarrhoea and dehydration. The woman administering the vaccine is not a nurse or health worker, but Ghana's first lady, ...
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Is taxpayer money well spent or wasted on alternative-medicine ...

No, says Dr. Paul Offit, a pediatrician and infectious disease expert at the University of Pennsylvania (and a leading critic of the anti-vaccine movement), ...

Polio eradication campaign: Officer lauded for anti-polio efforts

By PPI KARACHI: The polio virus could be eradicated with routine immunisation campaigns, said Karachi Commissioner Roshan Ali Sheikh during a meeting on Wednesday. He applauded Deputy Commissioner (East) Qazi Jan Mohammad for representing Pakistan at ...
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The Express Tribune

Japan OKs Sanofi's inactivated polio vaccine

Japan has granted marketing approval for its first inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), Sanofi's ($SNY) Imovax Polio, and will begin using the vaccine in public immunization programs beginning Sept. 1. Imovax Polio was first launched in 1982, ...
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Worst measles outbreak in Merseyside since 1988 as 214 cases reported this ...

It is the worst outbreak in the metropolitan area since the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine was introduced in 1988 and at least 39 of the confirmed cases have needed treatment in hospital. Half the cases registered on Merseyside so far this ...
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Daily Mail

Measles outbreak 'timely reminder'

A leading child health expert has warned that an outbreak of measles on Merseyside is a "timely reminder" that Britain remains susceptible to the disease. The Health Protection Agency said on Wednesday that Merseyside is suffering its worst outbreak of ...
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Rep. Dan Burton Calls for Autism Hearings - Take Action!

Representative Dan Burton recently published the letter below in The Hill calling for Congressional hearings into the causes of autism (including mercury and vaccines), the inadequacy of the Federal government's response to the autism epidemic, ...
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Deadly infection claims San Francisco VA lab worker

The man, whose name has not been released, was working with fellow researchers to develop a vaccine for a bacterial strain that causes septicemia and meningitis. Hours after he left work, however, the germ that he was studying took his own life.
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Monty leads playmates on a wet waddle

Whitstable, Toddle Waddle for meningitis research - Tracy's son died four years ago, aged three, from meningitis. She is taking part with her daughter, two, and lots of friends. They are walking to the castle and back due to bad weather.
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Walgreens Makes Adult Vaccinations More Accessible as New State Regulations ...

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--With new state regulations allowing pharmacists to administer a broad range of immunizations, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) has significantly expanded vaccine availability at all of its 165 locations ...
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A GOP 'assault' on women's health?

The House of Representatives voted last week to keep the rate from doubling, but funded it by eliminating the Prevention and Public Health Fund that is part of President Obama's health care law. (The House measure has little chance in the Senate ...
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Government, civic group, strengthen cervical cancer fight

"We are also campaigning that girls aged 9 to 12 years old should get the human papillomavirus (hpv) vaccine as early as possible. This could reduce risks for getting cervical cancer in the future," he added. The society of obstetricians and ...
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"World hepatitis treatment and vaccine market will reach $8.7bn in 2012 ...

(openPR) - A new report by visiongain, a London-based business information provider, predicts that global revenues for hepatitis treatments and vaccines will reach $8.7 billion for 2012. Between 2011 and 2022, the global market will grow with a CAGR of ...
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openPR (press release)

Officials: Rare bacteria may have caused death

... the San Jose Mercury News reported (http://bit.ly/IAQYAt ) Wednesday. ... on developing a vaccine for bacteria that causes septicemia and meningitis, ...

What is spinal meningitis?

Meningitis is a general term referring to any inflammation of the meninges, the delicate membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord. There are actually three different meninges, which make up a layered covering. Spinal fluid flows between two ...
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Newsolio

Rare bacteria appears to have killed SF researcher

The researcher was working with others in the lab on developing a vaccine for bacteria that causes septicemia and meningitis, officials said. Septicemia is an inflammation of the bloodstream that causes bleeding into the skin and organs and is believed ...
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Rare bacteria may have killed SF researcher

A health official tells the San Jose Mercury News the man had been handling ... on developing a vaccine for bacteria that causes septicemia and meningitis.

Sitting is the new smoking!

CARSON CITY, Nev. -- The Nevada State Health Division is investigating four cases of pertussis, or whopping cough, in Churchill County. Pertussis is a serious illness that can cause pneumonia, seizures,More>> This article will change your life!
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Whooping cough vaccines help but aren't foolproof

... immunization effort seems to have curbed the epidemic of whooping cough that swept through California in 2010, but scientists will need to develop a stronger, more durable vaccine if they want to wipe out the illness altogether, infectious disease ...
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Worst UK measles outbreak since 1988 as 214 cases reported in Merseyside this year

It is the worst outbreak in the metropolitan area since the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine was introduced in 1988 and at least 39 of the confirmed cases have needed treatment in hospital. Half the cases registered on Merseyside so far this ...
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Daily Mail

Bergenfield Health Department offering vaccines

Included are hepatitis B, hepatitis A, meningococcal, pneumonia and Tdap (combination tetanus/ diphtheria and pertussis), Gardasil for HPV protection and the Zostavax vaccination to help provide protection from shingles. The fee is $16 for a single ...
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Microbiologist helped develop vaccine against hepatitis B

Irving Millman, 1923-2012 Irving Millman was a microbiologist whose work led to the creation of a vaccine against hepatitis B that is credited with saving millions of lives. He also helped to create a test for the disease that substantially reduced the ...
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Sydney Morning Herald

Klobuchar talks federal financial aid

Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., talks and answers questions regarding the H1N1 Flu vaccine Nov. 13, 2009. Klobuchar was on campus again Wednesday to talk about student loan debt. US Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., met with about 15 students Wednesday at Coffman ...
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KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.Guam gets 2000 doses of flu vaccine

by Krystal Paco Guam - Guam is better equipped to keep residents healthy during this flu season. The Department of Defense donated more than 2000 doses of the influenza vaccine. The Joint Task Force Homeland Defense recognized the need for the vaccine ...
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The flu vaccine: what you need to know

By Sarah Marinos First published: May 3rd, 2012 With the flu season upon us, should you have the vaccine? Here are the facts to help you decide. Each year more than 4000 Australians are hospitalised from the influenza virus, and unfortunately around 85 ...
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New study finds dengue fever costing nearly $40 million in US territory of ...

In an editorial accompanying the study, Duane Gubler, ScD, a dengue fever expert with the Duke University-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School and the former chief of the Dengue Branch at the US Centers for Disease Control and ...
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CDC investigating meningitis death of reaseacher at SF hospital

The death of a 25-year-old lab worker at San Francisco's Veterans Administration Hospital after becoming infected by the same bacteria he was working to find a vaccine for has led to an investigation by the Centers for Disease Control.
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16 babies hospitalised by pertussis

Canterbury is in the middle of a pertussis outbreak, with almost 600 confirmed cases since August last year. There were 82 cases in Canterbury in March, and 91 last month. Figures released by the Canterbury District Health Board showed 16 out of 29 ...
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Montana pertussis outbreak nearing 100 cases

The outbreak of whooping cough in Big Sky Country keeps increasing with 93 cases reported since January 2012. For the same period last year, there were only fifty cases confirmed. According to a Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services ...
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Whooping cough outbreak cancels class trip in Kinnelon

At the April 26 school board meeting, James Opiekun, superintendent of schools, said the outbreak of pertussis at Stonybrook School appeared to be relatively contained. There had been six confirmed and six suspected cases of whooping cough at the ...
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The Whooping Cough Misnomer, And Other Facts About Pertussis

Brady Alcaide died of pertussis at the age of two-months. His parents are now trying to raise awareness about the disease. (Courtesy: Kathy Riffenburg) The most important thing I learned from my reporting on two-month old Brady Alcaide, ...
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Calif. lab worker dies after meningitis infection

By JoNel Aleccia A 25-year-old laboratory researcher has died after becoming infected with meningitis bacteria at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, health officials said Wednesday. State and federal health officials are investigating ...
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Side Effects Associated with Gardasil

Since Gardasil went on the market in 2006, more than 20000 adverse events have been reported but the CDC says no serious complications have been proven ...
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Vaccines: News/Newsltrs/Imzwrks/2012/April 2012 Issue

An updated matte article explains the latest HPV vaccine recommendations for girls and boys. It is approximately 450 words, and can be placed directly into your ...
www.cdc.gov/vaccines/news/newsltrs/imwrks/.../201204.htm

Parents Debate Whether To Get Kids HPV Vaccine - Yahoo! News

Watch the video 'Parents Debate Whether To Get Kids HPV Vaccine' on Yahoo! News.
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Vaccine Safety Curriculum for Medical Residents - American Academy of Pediatrics

That's not really a training guide about vaccine safety. It's a training guide about communicating with concerned parents about an important public health initiative. Doctors undergo a lot of training about effective patient communication at a number ...
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TomT: Chicken Pox Alert

My oldest just got chicken pox and i have never had it!! This might not be good.” I'm pretty sure I had chicken pox as a kid. But I hear that it can come back as shingles when you're older. How about you? Question: Did you have chicken pox as a kid?
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Fate of Dr Shakil Afridi still undecided

LANDIKOTAL: The fate of Dr Shakil Afridi, arrested for carrying out a fake anti-polio drive in Abbottabad to nab al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, is undecided a year after the US forces operation in Abbottabad that led to the killing of the most wanted ...
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Disease prevention: Anti-polio drive starts in Mirpur

By Our Correspondent As many as 71000 children under the age of five will be inoculated against polio in Mirpur district as part of the three-day nationwide anti-polio campaign that started here on Wednesday. Mirpur District Health Officer (DHO) Dr ...
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The Express Tribune

KP polio vaccine refusals decrease

By Ashfaq Yusufzai PESHAWAR – The number of oral polio vaccination refusals in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) decreased from 23000 in March to 21000 in April because of better community involvement, the KP Health Department said May 2.
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'He had no symptoms at all': Investigation underway after lab ...

... unwell after leaving work Friday, the San Jose Mercury News reports. ... had been working with the bacteria hoping to find a vaccine for the Serotype B ...

Deadly infection claims San Francisco VA lab worker

The man, whose name has not been released, was working with fellow researchers to develop a vaccine for a bacterial strain that causes septicemia and meningitis. Hours after he left work, however, the germ that he was studying took his own life.
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Simons: Too many Albertans ignore HPV vaccine

EDMONTON - Two years ago, Alberta Health began providing free access to Gardasil, a new vaccine that prevents infection from four strains of HPV, or human papilloma virus. Strains 16 and 18 are associated with 70 per cent of cervical cancers.
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Pertussis discovered in county

HOWARD COUNTY – In information released from Iowa Department of Public Health, as of April 19, 92 confirmed cases of pertussis have been reported in Iowa. This is an 83 percent increase over the five-year average for the state.
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IMMUNISATION: Global campaign impact

As part of World Immunisation Week at the end of last month from April 21-28 a global campaign putting into practice and highlighting the impact of extensive coordinated vaccination programmes culminated in 394 million children being vaccinated against ...
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Blog: CDC honors Tucson mom for vaccine advocacy

In recognition of National Infant Immunization Week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the CDC Foundation are honoring immunization advocates around the country with the first ever CDC Childhood Immunization Champion awards.
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Dengue Fever a Major Cost Burden in Puerto Rico

Symptoms in dengue include high fever plus at least two of the following: severe headache, eye pain, joint pain, muscle or bone pain, rash, mild bleeding and low white blood cell count, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Milwaukee health officials: At least 4 people got rubella symptoms from cabbie

MILWAUKEE (WTAQ) - Milwaukee health officials say at least four people came down with symptoms of rubella, after being in contact with a taxi driver who didn't know he was contagious. The Milwaukee Health Department said 2 of the 4 suspected cases ...
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NCIS:LA – Hawaii Five-0 mash up – Part 2

by An Nicholson While concluding the two part team up of 'NCIS:LA' with 'Hawaii 5-0', Danno and Chin Ho travel to LA to help the gang track the released smallpox virus. This episode ended as you'd expect: the gang discovered the missing vials, ...
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Column: Mayweather rant means no Pacquiao fight

The Nevada State Health Division is investigating four cases of pertussis, or whopping cough, in Churchill County. Pertussis is a serious illness that can cause pneumonia, seizures,More>> LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County School District Board of Trustees ...
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German scientists discover bats carry more viruses than thought

Although most of the viruses are probably not communicable to us, some - such as mumps - are similar enough to be passed directly to humans. Published last week in the journal "Nature Communications," the findings point to new research directions for ...
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Deutsche Welle

Wednesday reader's view: Health department is involved

From the time you get up in the morning until you go to bed at night, public health is involved in your life. Let's walk through “A Day in the Life of Public Health:” • When you got up this morning, you had to make food choices for breakfast.
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Measles outbreak 'worst since 1988'

More than 200 confirmed cases of measles on Merseyside have contributed to the worst outbreak of the disease since 1988, according to the Health Protection Agency. The independent body said there have been 214 laboratory-confirmed cases since January, ...
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Flu study that sparked censorship row is published at last

A researcher works inside a lab for a human bird flu vaccine in 2005. Scientists who created a mutant virus to explore a key aspect of influenza published their research Wednesday after a four-month storm that brewed fears of bioterrorism and ...
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FRANCE 24

2nd Annual International Symposium on Vaccine and Autoimmunity The Dwoskin ...

"Despite attempts to suppress the exploration and understanding on vaccine adverse reactions, it continues to move forward in the world of serious science. We encourage those involved in this important research to attend the 2nd International Symposium ...
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Baby boomers should get tested for hepatitis C, federal officials say

There is no vaccine. "Hepatitis C is really a stealth virus," said Elizabeth Bancroft, medical epidemiologist with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. "It can live in you for many, many, many years." There are at least 530000 people ...
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