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Daily News 2012-09-30


Whooping cough vaccination programme

“Therefore, based on advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), I have asked for a temporary vaccination programme to be introduced to vaccinate all pregnant women who are 28 weeks and above, against whooping cough.
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Londonderry Today

CDC on Obesity: Public Health or Politics?

Issues the CDC has backed have changed slightly over the past few decades as different public health events called for action. During the Nixon to Carter administrations, the CDC backed state immunization laws for school attendance, said Matthews, who ...
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MedPage Today

UK town pays tributes to Raja Rammohun Roy

LONDON: The annual commemoration of the death of pioneering reformer Raja Rammohun Roy, who died in the south-west town of Bristol of meningitis on September 27, 1833, was held today. Tapan Raychaudhuri, a Padma Bhushan awardee who taught ...
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Economic Times

Julie teams up with Chelsea star to highlight the danger of meningitis

A MUM who suffered a meningitis tragedy in her family met Chelsea and England football ace Daniel Sturridge on Saturday as part of an awareness week. Julie Tucker, 43, of Millway, Mill Hill, met the young striker, who became a supporter of the ...
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Barnet Press

How Vaccine Policy & Law Threatens Parental Rights in America

It does not even hint at the many thousands of serious adverse events reported after Gardasil vaccinations to the government's Vaccine Adverse Events ...

Acting Minister of Health to represent UAE at WHO meeting

... with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Eastern Mediterranean Office in Cairo, Egypt on October 1 with an agenda to discuss the accomplishments of the member states on Aids, malaria, poliomyelitis, measles and noncommunicable diseases.
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Another KP child tests positive for polio

PESHAWAR, Sept 29: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reported another polio case, taking this year's tally of the fresh sufferers of the crippling disease to 15. The relevant provincial health officials told Dawn on Saturday that 15 months old Bilal Khan, a ...
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Health Officials Push Flu Shots, but Some Question Their Safety

Thus far, 85 million of the 135 million flu vaccine doses for this year have been distributed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But some critics assert that it is more dangerous for Americans to acquire the flu shot than the ...
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Feds probe whooping cough epidemic; are vaccines pooping out?

According to data from the state and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Washington has the third-highest rate of whooping cough cases in the nation. Some 40 to 50 CDC "epidemic intelligence service" investigators ... Vaccines for ...
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Need a Flu Shot? Dexter Area Pharmacies, Clinics Stock Up on Vaccine

Although last year saw only mild cases of influenza, the Centers for Disease Control caution residents not to become complacent. Two new strains of influenza have begun circling the globe, however this year's vaccine appears to work well against them, ...
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Clinics offer vaccine ahead of flu season

Physician offices owned by Methodist Hospital in Sturgis, Sebree and Morganfield will host flu clinics this week while the flu vaccine is available. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza is a serious disease that can ...
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Tucson doc: Vaccine alone conquered smallpox

Dr. Vincent Fulginiti spent time in villages in India during the 1960s administering the smallpox vaccine as part of the World Health Organization's elimination effort. "There was a heavy mortality among pregnant women, which is one of the reasons I ...
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Smallpox now gone, but its lesson lives on

As vicious, disfiguring diseases like smallpox have faded from public memory, so has the public urgency to vaccinate. Now, rather than being fearful of diseases like smallpox, polio and measles, 21st-century parents are becoming fearful of vaccinations ...
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Saudi- IDB joins call for polio eradication

(MENAFN - Arab News) JEDDAH: Ahmad Mohamed Ali, president of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), joined world leaders yesterday at the United Nations headquarters in New York to urge global solidarity in fight against polio. IDB announced it is ...
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MENAFN.COM

Tetanus vaccine available at Mater Dei – health ministry

The health ministry confirmed that during the last months there was a shortage of the diphtheria-tetanus Vaccine throughout the EU countries, which affected local supplies. "Even though the Government has made several attempts to import this vaccine ...
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HPV Forum: HPV vaccine-treatment

The new vaccine will be designed to both combat existing HPV virus infection, and to prevent and treat cerical and othe HPV linked cancers. Read more here ...
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CDC suggests boys also get HPV vaccine | kgw.com Portland

CDC suggests boys also get HPV vaccine. Print. print. Email. Email this article. |. Tweet. MORE. MORE! X; Digg · Delicious · Tumblr; LinkedIn · StumbleUpon ...
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IDP finalises $227m support for polio eradication

A high-level mission of the Saudi Arabia-based Islamic Development Bank (IDP) concluded its deliberations with Pakistani counterparts late Friday evening on provision of support worth $227 million for the Polio Eradication Initiative in the next three ...
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Polio: Katsina Has Highest Infection Rate – Ado Mohammed

Speaking yesterday at the meeting of northern traditional rulers committee on health care and polio eradication, Dr Muhammad said Nigeria accounted for about 70% of polio cases in the world with Katsina state leading in the country. Dr Jimada who spoke ...
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Leadership Newspapers

15th polio case found in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Another chronic refusing family which thought that polio vaccine was un-Islamic and contained harmful ingredients paid the price when a child in the family became the 38th polio case of the current year in the country and 15th in Khyber ...
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Vaccine-autism debate coming to La Crosse

Andrew Wakefield, the English doctor who championed the now-dismissed link between the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and the onset of autism, and Brian Deer ...

Meningococcal meningitis outbreak seen in HIV infected men in New York City

A cluster of meningococcal meningitis cases have been reported among gay men and men who have sex with men in New York City, prompting health authorities to alert doctors, according to a New York City Department of Health press release Sept. 27.
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Examiner.com

Meningitis Outbreak Kills 1 in New York City

Meningitis Outbreak Kills 1 in New York City. The New York City Health Department is investigating a case of meningitis outbreak that has infected four people of which one died and one is critically ill. By Amber Moore | Sep 29, 2012 12:23 PM EDT ...
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Medical Daily

News: David Testo, Meningitis, Morrissey, Iran, NYC LGBT Center

Saying that meningitis is occurring amongst gay men is pure homophobia dressed up as concern. Don't let the medical bureaucracies flatter you with their fake concern. Posted by: jason | Sep 29, 2012 10:09:03 PM. You aren't the sharpest tool in the shed ...
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Lock Up Your Daughters, 84% UK Girls Get HPV Jab #Gardasil ...

Please watch the video of this courageous young man and share it widely! I am glad to see that our youth is starting to get educated about vaccines. Parents ...
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Measles warning in New York State

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is a rarity for lab tests for measles - also called rubeola - to come up positive in nations with enough access to vaccines. Nonetheless, the agency states that 164,000 people globally ...
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Private MD

Chickenpox outbreak reported on Kenai Peninsula

All nine cases of varicella (chickenpox) that were reported to state epidemiologists in September came from unvaccinated or incompletely vaccinated children in Homer and Soldotna, two of the largest communities on the Kenai Peninsula, according to a ...
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15th polio case surfaces in the province

The total number of polio cases in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has reached 15 after the government confirmed the virus in a 15-month-old boy. Bilal, son of Adalat Khan, resides in Village Sangu on the border of Bara, Khyber Agency. His twin on the other hand is ...
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The Express Tribune

Bacterial Meningitis, What Everyone Should Know

No vaccine: Individuals who never received the HiB vaccine are at greater risk of the disease. Large groups: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) note that infectious diseases such as bacterial meningitis spread more rapidly among large ...
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eMaxHealth

Katsina state leads in polio cases

Katsina state, in Nigeria's Northwest has the nation's highest number of polio cases, Dr Mustapha Mahmud, Head of the Immunisation Unit of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), has said. Mahmud said this in Katsina while ...
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