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15 hrs ago |

Learn about National Infant Immunization Week

The public health community observes the 20th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week on April 26 - May 3. Below is information about and links to highlighting milestones achieved in controlling vaccine-preventable diseases among infants worldwide.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health

19 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

95% of Israeli children get their recommended vaccinations

To mark World Immunization Week, Health Ministry publishes stats showing country's immunization baskets are among the broadest in world.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Hepatitis

Yesterday | Canada NewsWire

Not just for the kids: Adults need immunizations, too

Here are three examples to consider: Tetanus Spring weather is drawing us outdoors, and whether you're gardening, hiking, or working around dogs and horses, it's important for all adults to ensure you're immunized against diphtheria and tetanus.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Apr 23, 2014


Vaccinated person transmits measles to other vaccinated people- MMR doesnt work? [erv]

A few things I would want in a 'perfect' vaccine- Only one dose is needed, zero side-effects, 100% protective antibody or CTL mediated immunity for life, inability of the target pathogen to evolve resistance to the vaccine, dirt cheap, can be stored at room temperature , doesnt need to be administered with a needle- Im sure you and I can think of a ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Hepatitis, Medicine, Influenza, Infectious Diseases

The Standard

Ko on edge over vaccine shortage

An adequate supply of the chickenpox vaccine will hopefully arrive soon so that vaccination schemes can begin, Secretary for Food and Health Ko Wing-man said.


Related Topix: Health

Los Angeles Times

More San Diego County kindergartners are missing vaccinations

SAN DIEGO -- The percentage of parents opting for the "personal belief exemption" to avoid vaccinations for their children in kindergarten has tripled in a decade, county health officials said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, San Diego County, CA

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

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Related Topix: Marketing, Health, Challenge, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Global human vaccine market: CNY 19 billion industry in 2012

Vaccine I is offered for free, and its priced and purchased uniformly by the government, covering the major epidemic diseases of Hepatitis B, epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis, Tetanus, etc.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Pharmaceuticals, Bird Flu

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Woman's Doctor: Shingles



Related Topix: Health, Heart Disease

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Last chance to get immunizations at Crow Wing County Public Health before program ends

There is one last chance for immunizations for children or adults who either don't have insurance or don't have coverage for vaccinations before Crow Wing County Public Health ends its program.


Related Topix: Crow Wing County, MN, Vaccinations, Health, Brainerd, MN, Health Insurance, Hepatitis, Medicine

China human vaccine market: RMB10.5 billion industry in 2012

In 2012, Chinese human vaccine market valued RMB10.5 billion with the lot release quantity of roughly 773 million person-portions.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Medicine, Influenza

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Another U.S. Mumps Outbreak

This week, New Jersey joined New York and Ohio as the third U.S. location to have a mumps outbreak this year-and it probably won't be the last.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Vaccinations, Family, Kids, Teenagers

The Whitecourt Star

Province promotes message of immunization

Town of Whitecourt mayor Maryann Chichak and Alberta Health Services public health nurse Jean Day show off the official Whitecourt Proclamation of Immunization Week on April 26 to May 3. Barry Kerton That is the message Alberta Health Services wants to get out during Immunization Week, which will be held on the last week of April.


Related Topix: Canada, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, North America, World News, Vaccinations, Health, Mumps

The Fountain Pen

New Mandatory Immunizations Rules For Next School Year

Ontario is helping children and youth stay healthy by requiring their immunizations to be up to date before they return to school in September.


Related Topix: Ontario (Ontario, CA), Health, Mumps

This week in health: Mandatory vaccines, brutal allergies and more

In the wake of a recent outbreak of measles in British Columbia and a considerable amount of back-and-forth in recent months by the pro- and anti-vaccine crowd, the Ontario government has just announced plans to beef up the immunization schedule for the province's children.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health, Autism


Health Watch: Learn more about shingles

Larry Bowa may be known for his baseball prowess and fiery personality, but in June 2013, the two-time Golden Glove-winner was stopped in his tracks by a case of shingles, which he says caused him some of the worst pain of his life.


Related Topix: Shingles, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Daily Mail

Alicia Silverstone shows fit figure in all-black ensemble at book...

Kate and wools! Cheeky Duchess of Cambridge suggests William should get himself an aplaca toupee to hide his thinning hair as pair meet Fred the bowing ram at Sydney's Royal Easter Show Actress and author: Alicia Silverstone shows fit figure in all-black ensemble at book signing for new guide The Kind Mama Alicia Silverstone in an all-black ... (more)


Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Clueless, Celebrities, Alicia Silverstone, Santa Monica, CA, Vaccinations, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Coxsackievirus A16 Encephalitis during Obinutuzumab Therapy, Belgium, 2013

To the Editor: Enterovirus infections are associated with many clinical manifestations, and specific virus groups or serotypes are associated with specific manifestations.


Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health, Mumps

Northern Life

Three diseases added to vaccine list for students

Students starting classes in the next school year will need proof of new vaccines for meningococcal disease, whooping cough and, for children born in 2010 or later, chickenpox.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Mumps

CBC News

Vaccine hesitant parents worry public health officials

Symptoms of measles include fever, cough, runny nose or red eyes and a red blotchy rash that appears several days after the fever starts.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health