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Schools Should Require the Flu Vaccine

As fall approaches, pediatricians have urged parents to ensure kids get flu vaccinations, but it would be better if schools made flu vaccines mandatory ...

Flu Vaccine More Effective in Women, Study Finds

However, overall vaccine effectiveness for women was considerably higher, ... article was published this week in Open Forum Infectious Diseases.

The AAP recommends kids get the flu shot as early as possible

It can cause serious complications even in healthy children," said Flor M. Munoz, MD, FAAP, member of the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases, ...

Global Hepatitis A Vaccine Market Overview 2018: GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp ...

The global “Hepatitis A Vaccine market” report is a meticulous study of the global Hepatitis A Vaccine market portraying the state-of-the-art details in ...

Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to new city

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in two eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a major international trading ...

FDA approves GamaSTAN for HAV, measles exposure

... against hepatitis A (HAV) and measles,” Nikhil Gandhi, director of marketing for specialty products at Grifols, told Infectious Disease News. The CDC ...

Register for upcoming post-polio syndrome webcast

The Pennsylvania Polio Survivors Network will be presenting a live webcast: “The Best of PPS and Something Brand New” with Dr. Richard Bruno, ...

Breaking news: Health director orders proof of hepatitis A vaccine

Any child who cannot provide proof that he or she has been vaccinated for hepatitis A or has a qualifying exemption from receiving the vaccine will be ...

SF Employee Benefits Fair Scheduled for Sept. 28

Walgreen's will be administering free flu vaccinations for employees who are enrolled in the college's FloridaBlue health insurance plan (PPO, HMO or ...

Study: Florida High School Students Vulnerable To Flu

The federal goal for flu vaccination coverage among teens, outlined in ... For anyone looking for a place to get a flu shot outside of school, the CDC ...

Three persons bitten by stray dog

The official also said that the civic body would take up an intensive anti-rabies vaccination programme in the area on Friday and Saturday.

2000 children in Scunthorpe may have missed out on MMR jab

The news comes with Public Health England (PHE) advising the public to get up to date with both doses of the vaccination due to measles outbreaks ...

This Biotech Broke Out Bullishly On Its Experimental Hepatitis B Drug

Patients received 100-milligram or 200-milligram doses of the hepatitis B treatment. In the first group, patients saw an average 99% reduction of ...

Kids, Get Your Flu Shot

“When we look at kids with the flu who died,” said Dr. Yvonne Maldonado, the chairwoman of the A.A.P.'s committee on infectious disease, “half of ...

BAC urged to hasten rabies vaccine purchase

ILOILO City – The city government's Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) should hasten the purchase of anti-rabies vaccines, according to the ...

Doggie Day Spa and Pet ID Clinic to be Saturday

Proof of current rabies vaccination is required to participate for those dogs old enough to have one. The Humane Society microchips dogs and Little ...

JCHS Paws for a Cause to be held Sept. 29

In addition to reuniting lost pets with their owners, the HSJC provides pet adoption, 24 hour stray animal pick up, low cost rabies vaccination clinics, ...

Measles outbreak in UK puts thousands of Hull kids at risk after missing out on MMR vaccination

The MMR vaccination protects children against contracting the highly ... Now Public Health England (PHE) is urging the public to get up to date with ...

Emirates airline: Five things to know about outbreak on Dubai-New York flight, flu risk

FLU: Poll results show people to flock for flu shots ... of what went wrong involved the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state, local and ...

Ebola death in city of one million prompts fears of urban spread

The outbreak of Ebola has been ongoing since the beginning of August in the north east of the country, where a number of militant groups operate and ...

Conflict In DRC Causes Many More Deaths Than Ebola But Receives Less Attention

[The Democratic Republic of Congo's] really bad luck is that its Ebola outbreaks are not the real story. Not when millions of Congolese have died by ...

Rabies clinic on Sept. 15 in the town of Amsterdam

The New York State Public Health Law requires that all dogs, cats and domestic ferrets shall have initial vaccinations administered against rabies no ...

Bangor University Researcher returns Ebola Medal in healthcare protest

Helena Robinson, a postdoctoral research officer at Bangor University, has handed back her Ebola medal to the Government that she had been ...

New York Blood Center Hosts Nearly 100 Blood Drives to Commemorate September 11th Attacks

B negative is a particularly rare blood type. ... which — among other milestones — developed the Hepatitis B vaccine and a patented solvent detergent ...

Finland gears up for flu season with expanded 4-way vaccine

Finland's National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) says that an expanded type of influenza vaccine available this autumn should be more ...

Pediatricians Are Warning That Kids Need This Year's Flu Shot ASAP

Last year, flu season ravaged much of the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) characterized it as the deadliest flu season ...

State hopes to head off hepatitis A outbreaks

The Illinois Department of Public Health is working with almost two dozen health departments around the state to make hepatitis A vaccine more ...

American Academy of Pediatrics Says Kids Six Months and Older Should Get a Flu Shot ASAP

With flu season right around the corner, The American Academy of Pediatrics has recently issued a warning telling all parents to vaccinate all of their ...

As Ebola Case Counts Climb, Multiple Outbreaks Beat Down on the DRC

The tenth Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has entered its second month but it is not the only disease beating down on the ...

Slog AM: Fentanyl Deaths Quadruple in Alaska, Washington Schools Threatened by Number of ...

The leaves are turning, school is starting, and clusters of un-immunized children are making it a very real possibility that other children will catch ...

FDA Approves New Formulation of HepA Immune Globulin

The FDA approved a new formulation of an immune globulin product for hepatitis A and measles post-exposure prophylaxis, according to a release by ...

FDA approves new GamaSTAN for patients exposed to hepatitis A and measles

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of its GamaSTAN immune globulin (human) for hepatitis A virus (HAV) and ...

Congo-Kinshasa: Update on Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

North Kivu — MSF continues its intervention in response to the Ebola outbreak in Beni, North Kivu, DRC. The tenth Ebola outbreak in the Democratic ...

How To Get The Flu Jab In The UK, Because It's That Time Of Year Again

Summer is over, and it's time to start preparing for the winter — specifically, it's time to think about getting the flu jab. As the NHS explains, the flu's an ...

Emirates plane 'quarantined' at JFK was packed with flu-ridden passengers who'd fallen ill on trip ...

Yearly flu vaccination of high-risk groups is recommended, but no special recommendations are available for those performing the Hajj or other similar ...

New MSPCA center in Centerville makes animals feel at home

The center also is planning community programs, including rabies vaccination and microchip clinics; a food pantry for needy pet owners; and ...

Autism biomarker may aid early diagnoses

The characteristics of autism vary from one person to another making ... The study analyzed the metabolomes of 1,100 children aged between 18 ...

Ebola Case Detected In Northeastern DRC City; Experts Say Progress Made But Warn Outbreak ...

“Congo health officials say that a case of Ebola has been discovered in Butembo, a city … in the country's northeast…” (Maliro, 9/5). HuffPost: World ...

Healthy Oshkosh: The benefits of getting a flu vaccination

According to the Centers for Disease Control, getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best available way to protect yourself and your family from ...

'Don't Let the Flu Bug You' Kickoff Event

Today is the annual "Don't Let the Flu Bug You" flu shot event at the Erie ... expecting to hand out somewhere between 700 and one thousand shots.

Study confirms benefit of maternal Tdap vaccination in pregnancy

A new study confirms what public health officials had hoped—that maternal vaccination against pertussis can help protect vulnerable newborns.

Learn how you can prepare for this upcoming flu season

According to the CDC, it takes up to two weeks after you receive the vaccination for the antibodies that protect against the flu to develop in your body.

Beni Emerging as a Hotspot for Ebola

In worrying developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Ebola outbreak, a patient with the virus died in Butembo, a city of nearly 1 million ...

The cost of a preventable outbreak

Vaccine refusal or delay played a major role in the 2013 measles outbreak—New York City's largest since 1992—that cost the New York City Health ...

New Trial to Evaluate Investigational Hepatitis C Vaccine

Although new treatments have made hepatitis C virus (HCV) curable, there is currently no effective vaccine on the market to protect against infection.

Nkwanta South Records Drop In Vendors With Hepatitis B, Other Ailments

Nkwanta South in the Volta Region has witnessed a reduction in cases of communicable diseases such as typhoid and hepatitis B among food ...

Metabolic signatures in blood may help in earlier diagnosis of autism, shows research

Metabolic signatures in the blood of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) ... and individualized treatment for subtypes of autism spectrum disorder. ... the average age of ASD diagnosis in the United States is over four years.

Vaccines Market Potential Growth, Share, Demand and Analysis of Key Players- Research ...

Vaccines Market research report 2018 examines the market dynamics, ... Tetanus, Measles Vaccine, Hepatitis A, Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine, ...

Overview of Global Vaccine for Non-infectious Meningitis Market insights:

The Global Vaccine for Non-infectious Meningitis report provides a comprehensive scenario of the present world market and market forecast up to ...

Earlier Autism Diagnosis Possible for Some Children Based on Metabolic Biomarkers in Blood ...

While a diagnosis is possible in children as young as 24 months, the average age of ASD diagnosis in the United States is over four years.

Topical cream tested as way to enhance bird flu vaccine

... is among clinical research sites that can rapidly enroll a large number of volunteers to evaluate experimental vaccines against infectious diseases.

Cochrane editors hit back at criticisms of HPV vaccine review

An article in a BMJ journal that criticised a Cochrane review on human papillomavirus vaccine made allegations that were not warranted and gave an ...

Recon: Aurobindo to Buy Sandoz Assets for $900M; FDA Extends Review of Roche's Tecentriq ...

... cream plus influenza vaccine in progress (NIH); FDA Approves Clinical Trial of Novel Treatment for Fibromyalgia (Press); HPV Vaccine May Reduce ...

DR Congo: Ebola Claims More Lives as Death Toll Hits 82

GOMA – Health officials from the Democratic Republic of Congo have said Ebola has so far killed 82 people since the new outbreak began on August ...

Parents must look past irrational fears, vaccinate their children

According to the Centers for Disease Control vaccination schedule, the MMR vaccine should be administered in a two-dose series at 12 to 15 months ...

Health Officials Tout Improved Vaccinations as Flu Season Looms

The Pasadena Public Health Department holds a Travel and Immunization Clinic walk-in hours from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ...

Global Hepatitis A Vaccine market scope, overview and growth rate research report 2018 to 2023

Hepatitis A Vaccine Market Research Report. The market research report on the Hepatitis A Vaccine market presents an in-depth information about ...

Colorado parents value higher vaccination rates when choosing schools, study finds

“Even those parents that have some concerns about vaccines still thought it was important,” said Cataldi, a pediatrician and an infectious disease ...

Importance of the Flu Vaccine and Associated Complications

In addition to the influenza vaccine, importantly, the recommendations for additional immunizations are continuously growing. Perhaps the pharmacist ...

Sweltering heat is exactly the right weather to get your flu shot

Yes, it's already time for your annual flu shot. Yes, it does feel like the season just ended. Here's the thing though: a lot of people wait until it's officially ...

Hepatitis A outbreaks reported in neighboring states

Illinois Department Of Public Health Launches Targeted Vaccination Effort To Help Prevent Outbreaks. In an effort to prevent hepatitis A outbreaks in ...

Confirmed flu cases in Horry County: Are you prepared?

For those around other people with weaker immune systems, the flu shot is ... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests people start ...

WHO announces Sri Lanka as rubella-free country

(MENAFN) The Sri Lankan Health Ministry unveiled the World Health Organization (WHO) to have announced the country as free of rubella virus.

TCU reports confirmed case of mumps

FORT WORTH, Texas - The Texas Christian University campus has a confirmed case of mumps. The university sent a letter to students and family ...

Rabid Bat Flies into Wareham Home

WAREHAM — Authorities in Wareham are urging residents to make sure their pets' rabies shots are up to date after a rabid bat was found in a ...

Global Hepatitis A Vaccine Market Analysis 2018 -23: SANOFI PASTEUR SA, Merck Sharp ...

The crucial part of the hepatitis a vaccine report designed to provide readers comparative assessment of key market players and strategic overview of ...

Vaccination push to combat Hepatitis A

State Public Health Director Dr. Nirav Shah says they're sending plenty of vaccine to almost two dozen local health departments to help immunize ...

How to Protect Adolescent Women From Cancer

The HPV vaccine substantively reduces their risks of developing cervical ... The WHO and other partners are supporting health ministries to identify ...

How To Prepare Your Family For The Flu Season

Here are the three steps to fight the flu, according to CDC. ... The CDC has also listed back nasal spray vaccine this year as a preventive measure for ...

Sri Lanka declared rubella free by WHO

​COLOMBO, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Sri Lanka as a rubella-free country, the Health Ministry said on ...

Illinois Department of Public Health Launches Targeted Vaccination Effort to Help Prevent Outbreaks

In an effort to prevent hepatitis A outbreaks in Illinois, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is working with almost two dozen local health ...

Ebola Virus Vaccine Market find out Growth Potential through Demand Forecast

Market Insights Reports has just published a comprehensive analysis of Ebola Virus Vaccine Market. The report covers the present scenario ...

Preparations for MR campaign reviewed at Ampati

TURA: The District Task Force on Immunization (DTFI) held its second round of meeting on Thursday at Ampati to review the preparedness and micro ...

LETTER: Vaccination opt-out rate concerning

The majority of us understand that vaccines work and agree that they should be required. This is a public health issue that is the responsibility of the ...

Polio this week as of 4 September 2018

Summary of new viruses this week: Papua New Guinea – three new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1). No new cases of ...

Pet of the Week: Sooty

The cost is $7.50 cash for rabies vaccination and $18 for the microchip. Pet owners are asked to bring the pet's current non-expired rabies to receive a ...

Last year's historic flu season spurs vaccination interest

Historic numbers of hospitalizations, pediatric deaths and illnesses last flu season have many people rethinking vaccination this time around.

Many unaware that HPV affects men and women

Currently in Ireland, the National HPV Immunisation Programme offers vaccination to all girls in their first year of secondary school. However, current ...

Global Meningitis Vaccine Market Analysis 2018 Major Players – Merck, Novartis, Zhejiang ...

The Meningitis Vaccine market revenue was xx.xx Million USD in 2013, grew to xx.xx Million USD in 2017, and will reach xx.xx Million USD in 2023, ...

Italy does a U-turn on compulsory vaccine law... again

Children in Italy must be vaccinated before they start school, it was announced on Wednesday, reversing the government's earlier decision to scrap ...

Ukraine may face another epidemic following measles

Epidemiologists say measles is a smaller disaster, while the major one will begin with an outbreak of diphtheria: "Imagine we have only 19% of ...

Free hepatitis A vaccines for qualifying Anderson County students

(WKYT) - The Anderson County Health Department is giving out free hepatitis A vaccines to students on Thursday. The free clinic is for students who ...

Global hepatitis a vaccine Market – Size, Share, Trends & Growth Opportunities

Global hepatitis a vaccine Market Report provides historical data for hepatitis a vaccine market along with forecast and expected growth rate during ...

Seven SEAR countries recognised for public health achievement awards

Health ministries of Nepal, Sir Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives and Timor – Leste received the award for rubella and congenital rubella ...

Mumps Virus Testing Market Status and Outlook 2018 to 2025

Global Mumps Virus Testing Market Research Report 2018 This report presents the worldwide Mumps Virus Testing market size (value, production ...

UPDATE: North Dakota experiences first case of measles in seven years

BISMARCK — The predominant case of measles within the relate since 2011 turned into once reported in Burleigh County on Tuesday.The North ...

World Health Organization: After Ebola Death In Metropolis, 'No One Must level-headed Be ...

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed its first Ebola loss of life in the eastern metropolis of Butembo, a commerce hub with Uganda that is ...

Workshop on Measles-Rubella vaccination for media at Dharmanagar

A media Sensitization Workshop on Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign was organized by District Health & Family Welfare Society at the ...

49 female students in South Kalimantan quarantined over rubella

Agus suspected that students coming from areas hit by a rubella outbreak in South Kalimantan, such as Tanjung subdistrict in Tabalong regency, were ...

Polio Vaccines Market Market Value Projected to Expand by 2018-2026

Coherent Market Insights added Latest Research Report titled “Polio Vaccines Market Insights by Manufacturers, Growth, Trends, Regions, Product ...

I'm a cancer expert – this is why it is not a 'man-made' disease

For this reason, we are seeing targeted cancer vaccines being developed, like the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine. This vaccine provides ...

Local protesters at opening of Boyle and Ballymote Primary Care Centres

The Ballymote Primary and Mental Health Care Centre was developed under a ... Management, Women's Health, Men's Health, and Childhood Vaccinations. Public Health Nursing are providing a range of services including wound ...

With flu season on the horizon, Q&A on this year's vaccine

To prepare, Neuzil advises getting a flu shot by the end of October. ... The Center for Disease Control recommends that everyone older than 6 months ...

Australia's not-so-secret spy appeal, smallpox warning, and an MTR preview: headlines from four ...

People travelling to Britain were advised to have smallpox shots. The advice from British officials came after the World Health Organisation revealed ...

New screening tool to help detect babies and toddlers born with autism spectrum disorder

She said children aged two or under detected with autism had a 25 per cent increase in their cognitive skills and were better integrated into ...

Vaccination drive launched amid spike in measles cases in Bicol

Health workers in Ligao, Albay, have carried out a mass immunization drive in an effort to prevent the spread of contagious diseases such as measles, ...

An Open Letter To Dutch Politician Klaas Dijkhoff Over Vaccination Causing Autism

According to Dijkhoff, a whole new group of highly educated vaccine ... For instance Klaas, universal hepatitis B vaccination was recommended for ...

Medical experts say parents should vaccinate kids twice to avoid chickenpox

Gold Coast Health do not have an exact figure on the number of chickenpox each year as few cases require hospitalisation, but a spokesman said ...

New anti-vaccination campaign in Romania illegally uses WHO, UNICEF logos

The fliers included fake information such as “The MMR vaccine contains cells from aborted fetuses” or “Pesticides in vaccines,” local News.ro reported.

Frequency of polio vaccination linked to paralysis: study

Published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, the authors of this paper are Jacob Puliyel, Rachana Dhiman, ...

WHO declares Sri Lanka free from Rubella

WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh awarded the certificate declaring Sri Lanka as a Rubella-free-country to ...

PD Editorial: Trolls and bots prey on anti-vaccine fears

PD Editorial: Trolls and bots prey on anti-vaccine fears ... Public health researchers studied social media content produced by Russians trolls and ...

Global Ebola Vaccine Market Opportunities, Threats, Business Plannings, Policies Forecast To 2026

The research report “International Ebola Vaccine Market Analysis report 2018” furnishes business and technology analysis, and tactical prophesy for ...

Abingdon Surgery tells patients to have flu jab because it needs the money

The vaccines are offered free to at risk groups, including elderly patients and young ... They added: “The flu vaccination programme is commissioned by NHS England and Public Health England and funds are made available to pay ...

Abingdon Surgery tells patients to have flu jab because it needs the money

A DOCTOR'S surgery has come under fire after telling patients to have their seasonal vaccine so that the practice can reap the financial benefit.

Measles is back

Experts attribute the measles spike to poor uptake of the vaccine now ... People with measles are infectious from when the symptoms develop until ...

Global Polio (Poliomyelitis) Vaccines Market 2018 : In-depth Assessment, Key Trends, Industry ...

Global Polio (Poliomyelitis) Vaccines Market report provides vital information on every parameter which is required for making strategic decisions and ...

Global Meningococcal Infections Vaccine Market Share (2018 – 2023): Chongqing Zhifei ...

Reporte.us is online market intelligence firm has recently published a new report “Meningococcal Infections Vaccine Market: Global Industry Analysis ...

FG Restates Commitment to Improve, Sustain Immunisation Coverage

Martins Ifijeh. The Nigerian government has joined other members of the Alliance for Vaccine and Immunisation (GAVI) to restate its commitment ...

Students urged to check meningitis and measles vaccinations

Students urged to check meningitis and measles vaccinations .... The MMR vaccine is available to anyone who did not receive two doses as a child. ... yourself and your friends from these highly infectious and serious diseases.

Hepatitis B Virus Core Antibody Diagnostic Kits Market Types, Applications, Production ...

Hepatitis B Virus Core Antibody Diagnostic Kits market research report gives overview on Hepatitis B Virus Core Antibody Diagnostic Kits with product ...

Patients urged to get free flu jab

ALL those eligible for a free NHS flu vaccination can now walk into a community pharmacy and ask for their flu jab, without an appointment.

Minor diagnosed with polio virus in Charsadda

PESHAWAR: A boy has been diagnosed with polio virus in Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to officials in the KP Health ...

A timely reminder

Political reaction has varied — Italy has made vaccination mandatory and unvaccinated children are excluded from kindergarten education. Germany ...

Decatur student physical and immunization records due in September

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A Macon County leader told WAND 1,200 forms of physicals and proof of vaccinations have not been turned in to Decatur ...

Rabies immunization clinics scheduled

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies ...

KP registers its first polio case of 2018

PESHAWAR: The province registered its first polio case of the year with stool samples of a child in the Charsadda district testing positive for the virus.

One confirmed case of mumps in TCU community

This is the only reported case of mumps. A two-dose series of the measles and rubella vaccine should be documented in an individual's record.

EOC role lauded in battle against polio

“We have been making utmost efforts to eradicate polio virus from Balochistan. We ensure that all children below the age of five are administrated ...

Puppies to take plunge Saturday in Cranberry Township

Dog owners are required to bring their dog's current veterinarian certificate to document current rabies vaccination. Dogs without current veterinarian ...

To Meet Growing Flu Shot Demand, Cornell Health Recruits Manpower From Wegmans

Following the high campus demand for flu shots in the spring that caused a 36-hour shortage of vaccinations, Cornell Health anticipates an even ...

Meningococcal vaccine for all 1-19 year olds in the NT

Territorians are urged to take advantage of the free meningococcal ACWY vaccine available to all children and young adults aged 1-19 years in the ...

UPDATE: North Dakota reports first case of measles in seven years

Two doses of the measles, mumps, and rubella, or MMR, vaccine is a requirement for students who attend public and private schools in North Dakota.

Sri Lanka declared measles free by WHO

Sri Lanka has been declared as a Rubella-free country by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Ministry of Health said. WHO Regional Director ...

World Health Organization: After Ebola Death In City, 'No One Should Be Sleeping Well Tonight'

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed its first Ebola death in the eastern city of Butembo, a trade hub with Uganda that is home to almost a ...

Mumps case confirmed at TCU

The school is working with Tarrant County Public Health to identify and contact students who may have been exposed to the person with mumps, TCU ...

Real Housecats of Huntsville up for adoption at Huntsville Animal Services

The $10 adoption package includes a rabies vaccination, city license, microchip, and spay or neuter surgery. Now that's Academy Award-worthy!

Reduce the risk of equine infectious diseases by vaccinating horses

Vaccinating horses is the only way to protect it from a number of infectious diseases. To know more about the diseases, keep reading. Tetanus.

DRC: Ebola case confirmed in Butembo, a city of 1.4 million people

The Ebola death toll jumped to 87 in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the country's Ministry of Health was confronted with a new challenge: a ...

WORTH NOTING: Rudy Salas' bill to educate doctors and public on valley fever goes to governor

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 150,000 cases of Valley Fever go undiagnosed every year. The CDC also estimates ...

Health Officials Prepare after Record-Setting 2017-18 Flu Season

The CDC recommends everyone six months and older get a flu shot. Idaho Public Health should be able to start vaccinations October 1st.

Charsadda child tests positive for polio

CHARSADDA: A 19-month-old child was diagnosed with poliovirus in Charsadda district here on Wednesday. District health officer Nek Amal Khan ...

DOH: 3 dead as measles hit Bicol region

LEGAZPI CITY – At least three patients in the provinces of Albay and Camarines Norte have died from measles out of almost 200 suspected cases in ...

Make a housecat a star in your home!

Huntsville Animal Services is featuring a $10 September adoption special for cats and kittens. During the "Real Housecats of Huntsville" special, the ...

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation gets another extension for Measles Rubella vaccine, achieves ...

The civic body has vaccinated 56 per cent kids between the age group of nine months to 15 years under the Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination ...

It's 90 degrees and still summer — should you get a flu shot?

It's still summer but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is already out with a recommendation for everyone 6 months of age and older to ...

Mumps case confirmed at TCU. Other students might have been exposed

Tarrant County Public Health officials are trying to identify any Texas Christian University students who may have been exposed to the mumps after the ...

What happens on a plane full of sick passengers? An aerospace medicine expert explains

I was just down in southern Africa, and every port in Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, you went through a thermal scanner because there's an Ebola ...

Whooping Cough causing alarm in Kent County

The Delaware Division of Public Health is working to address an ongoing pertussis — whooping cough — outbreak in the Kent County area, ...

Health officials warn of possible norovirus outbreak in Alpine School District

Cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, are also increasing in Utah County, according to a news release from Utah County Health Department.

Baylor Launches Clinical Trial of Imiquimod Topical Cream

Baylor is one of the Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units (VTEUs) — a ... cohorts to evaluate experimental vaccines against infectious diseases.

San Diego State Student Hospitalized With Meningococcal Infection

In addition to treating an active infection with antibiotics, health officials advise that teenagers receive a vaccine to prevent meningococcal disease.

First Case of Measles Reported in North Dakota Since 2011

It has been seven years since the last case of the measles was reported in the state of North Dakota. The recent case reported is from someone living ...

Most Washington schools don't meet state target for vaccine completion

... of measles, for example, 83 to 94 percent of a community must be vaccinated, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease.

Are you flu season ready?

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - It's once again time to start thinking about getting a flu shot. Doctors recommend them for everyone but especially for ...

Flu shots: an important health choice

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone six months of age and older receive a flu shot, and with good reason. It could ...

It's not too early for a flu shot

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says this year's vaccines have been updated to better match current flu strains and there are different options:.

KP confirms first polio case in Charsadda

PESHAWAR - The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for Polio Eradication of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has confirmed emergence of the year's first ...

Congo ebola outbreak spreads to border city

Goma The Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded its first case of ebola in the eastern trading hub of Butembo, a city of 900,000 with strong trade ...

State, county health departments' new program to target hepatitis A

That vaccine is being delivered to numerous, local health departments ... According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from January ...

RABIES OUTBREAK IN CITY?

It also encouraged responsible pet ownership through registration and vaccination of the animals and make pet owners liable for the rabies treatment ...

Student contracts bacterial meningitis

Students who live in residence halls are at the most risk for the illness, ... by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows freshmen living ... The vaccine that helps to prevent meningococcal disease is not one of the ...

Vaccine storage scarcity hits cattle immunisation

Lack of storage facilities for theileriosis vaccine at livestock inspectors' ... of vaccines to the district after an outbreak of theileria annulata infection, ...

Deliberations of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization on the use of CYD-TDV ...

The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization advises WHO on global policies for vaccines. In April, 2016, SAGE issued ...

Kids should get flu shot before Halloween, doctors say

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends everyone six months and older get the flu vaccine, which significantly reduces a child's risk of ...

Protect children by vaccinating them

At each visit, I take the necessary time to inform my patients and their families about the significance of immunizations. I welcome questions from ...

Whooping cough cases double in Utah County from 2017, Health Department also warns of ...

The Utah County Health Department is calling for people to be immunized after cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, doubled over the same time ...

Whooping cough cases double in Utah County from 2017

The Utah County Health Department is calling for people to be immunized after cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, doubled over the same time ...

Utah County sees big spike in whooping cough cases

Pertussis - also known as whooping cough - is very contagious and the concern is it will spread now that children are back in class. "We expect more ...

HPV Vaccine May Reduce Risk Of Transmitting Devastating Throat Disease To Children

HPV Vaccine May Reduce Risk Of Transmitting Devastating Throat Disease To ... An under-recognized benefit of the HPV vaccine may be eventual ... A recent Australian study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases in ...

Vaccine best way to prevent pneumococcal disease

Pneumococcal disease is an infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria, sometimes referred to as pneumococcus. Pneumococcus can ...

Whooping cough cases nearly doubled in 2018 in Utah County

A news release from the Utah County Health Department said approximately 70 cases of whooping cough, or pertussis, have been reported so far this ...

Free Hep A vaccinations for high-risk groups offered in Floyd County

For anyone unable to attend the vaccination clinic, hepatitis A vaccine is readily available from health care providers and pharmacies as routine ...

What's happened since California let fewer families reject vaccines

He added that national and state monitoring is not enough to effectively monitor infectious disease; more needs to be done on the local and county ...

Island focus: Baby dies of rubella in Batanghari

Island focus: Baby dies of rubella in Batanghari ... PREMIUM A baby in Batanghari regency, Jambi, has reportedly died of rubella, amid a vaccination ...

DR Congo's 'Ebola war' up against traditional beliefs

An army of health workers fighting the Ebola epidemic in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo are confronting denial and false beliefs regarding ...

DRC Ebola outbreak expands to large city as Beni cases rise

In a pair of worrying developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ebola outbreak, a patient with the virus died in Butembo, a city of ...

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