Vaccination

Gunmen in Pakistan kill women on polio eradication mission

QUETTA, Pakistan – Gunmen in Pakistan shot and killed two women working on a polio eradication campaign on Thursday, the latest in a string of …

Pakistan

Militants kill mother-daughter polio workers in Pakistan

Unidentified gunmen on Thursday shot dead a mother and her daughter who were part of a polio vaccination team in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s …

Pakistan

Settlement in Flu Shot Case Provides Lessons for Mandatory Vaccine Programs

Article ByJennifer CervenBarnes & Thornburg LLPBT Currents Blog - Hot Topics in Employment LawJust as the flu has gone viral throughout the United …

Law

Kids Aren't Getting Vaccinated For 1 Reason — and It Has Nothing to Do With Anti-Vaxxers

Good news: childhood vaccination rates have increased by 12 percent in the US between 2010 and 2016, according to a report from Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. And while we're jumping for joy at that statistic, the report also shed light on the biggest reason why kids aren't getting vaccinated …

Public Health

After a Debacle, How California Became a Role Model on Measles

In December 2014 something unusual happened at Disneyland. People came to visit Mickey Mouse, and some of them left with measles. At least 159 people contracted the disease during an outbreak lasting several months. This is more than the typical number in a whole year in the United States.<p>The …

Public Health

Mom who lost son to flu raises vaccination awareness

Mom who lost son to flu raises vaccination awareness<p>The Mississauga mom lost her son to the flu, and now she’s started a grassroots campaign to keep …

Government to vaccinate badgers to help eradicate TB in cattle

It has been announced that vaccination of badgers against tuberculosis (TB) will commence as an integral part of the bovine TB eradication programme …

News (Ireland)

Device to record ‘real-time’ vaccination launched in Rajasthan

In an endeavour to achieve the target of 90% complete vaccination coverage in the state by the end of 2018, Rajasthan state health department has …

Public Health

Still time to get vaccines in Summit County as flu spreads across Ohio

AKRON, Ohio - Officials from Summit County Public Health say it's not too late to get a flu shot, as the flu is widespread across Ohio and 46 other …

Public Health

Annual flu shots help keep seniors out of hospital

Getting a flu vaccine every year could reduce the severity of the virus in older adults, aged 65 and over, as well as reduce hospital admissions, …

News (South Africa)

Oregon State set to open meningococcal vaccination clinics

CORVALLIS, OR (KPTV) -<p>Oregon State University is holding five days of vaccination clinics to start the new semester after six students came down with …

Oregon

Some chiropractors forced to adjust websites after association cracks down on health messaging

Manitoba Chiropractors Association website analysis follows CBC investigation that found questionable claims<p>The governing body for chiropractors in …

Manitoba

Success stories in driving up adult immunization rates

0 Shares<p>As we continue to lead longer and healthier lives, too many Americans aren’t taking advantage of an easily accessible set of tools that could …

Public Health

Wilson: In health care, we can create a digital dialogue between citizens and government

There are two things that bind all Canadians: Hockey – and not knowing where their immunization records are.In 2011, I was having a conversation in a …

Canada

The Vaccines Share New Song 'I Can't Quit'

New album 'Combat Sports' drops on March 30th...<b>The Vaccines</b> are set to release new album 'Combat Sports' on March 30th.The band previously announced …

How Facebook could stop a disease outbreak

<b>PARIS</b>: Facebook accounts and telephone records can be used to pinpoint the best individuals to vaccinate to stop a disease outbreak in its tracks, …

Public Health

The Vaccines return with triumphant new single ‘I Can’t Quit’

It's taken from fourth album 'Combat Sports'<p>The Vaccines have shared their new single ‘I Can’t Quit’ from upcoming album ‘Combat Sports’. Scroll …

Muslim Anti-Vaxxers Partly to Blame for Indonesia’s Fatal Diphtheria Crisis

The anti-vaccination movement in the United States, fueled by celebrities like <b>Jenny McCarthy</b> and <b>Jim Carrey</b> with assistance from religious groups that …

Public Health

Women More Active In Online Anti-Vaxxers’ Groups: Study

Think women are all for vaccination? Well, a new research on Facebook chats on anti-vaccination gives a different picture.<p>A study by two Australian …

World News

Vaccines contain products of abortion Australian sceptics claim

An anti-vaccination group say parents that choose not to vaccinate their children should receive government funding, claiming some vaccines are …

Prenatal Development

The lowdown on diphtheria and its resurgence

What is it?<p>Diphtheria is a highly infectious disease, which usually shows up as a sore throat and difficulty in breathing. It spreads through contact …

Public Health

Dengue ‘Achilles heel’ insight offers hope for better vaccines

Media Release<p><b>From:</b> The University of Queensland<p>Researchers have new insights into how protective antibodies attack dengue viruses, which could lead …

Dengue Fever

Bio Farma adds to diphtheria vaccine supply

State pharmaceutical company Bio Farma has increased the supply of diphtheria vaccines in Banten, Jakarta and West Java, following the implementation …

Public Health

Health Stats: The Best and Worst States

Massachusetts is the overall healthiest state in the union, according to the 2017 America's Health Rankings Report by the United Health Foundation. …

Public Health

10 Countries Where Vaccinations Are Mandatory

Vaccines are safe and necessary.

Public Health

Mass dengue immunization program 'premature': specialist

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>MANILA - Launching a mass immunization program using dengue vaccine Dengvaxia was "premature," due to lack of evidence …

Philippines

Vaccination plea after Halesworth boy's meningitis death

The parents of a six-year-old boy who died from meningitis B have called for a wider vaccination programme.<p>Oliver Hall, from Halesworth, Suffolk, died in October.

Viruses

Simultaneous diphtheria immunization following outbreak in Jakarta

A diphtheria outbreak in Jakarta has been getting worse, making it a health emergency, an official said.<p>There have been 25 diphtheria cases in 2017, …

Public Health

Indonesia battles deadly diphtheria outbreak

JAKARTA - Indonesian health authorities will launch an immunization drive next week to contain a sharp rise in cases of diphtheria, which has killed …

Public Health

Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism

They don’t. Full stop.<p>Our story starts with a study.<p>Well, not a study exactly. A study implies scientific legitimacy. It implies rigor, knowledge, …

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