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1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

Measles case reported in Northland

Northland District Health Board has reported an unimmunised child came in contact with children from the Waikato and contracted the disease.


Related Topix: Health

2 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Northwest Trek's new lynx brothers get clean bill of health

Lynx are considered a threatened species by federal and state authorities. There are about 100 in the wild in Washington State.


Related Topix: Health

6 hrs ago | The Telegraph

11 more encephalitis deaths

Guwahati, July 30: Japanese encephalitis has claimed 96 lives across Assam, while acute encephalitis syndrome has claimed 218 lives in the state so far.


Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, World News, India,

10 hrs ago | Medical Daily

HPV Vaccinations Just As Important For Boys As They Are For Girls In Cancer Protection

The human papillomavirus, or HPV, is the main cause of cervical cancer in women, causing around 90 percent of all cases of this deadly cancer.


Related Topix: HPV, Health, Cervical Cancer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

14 hrs ago | Missourian

Health department provides free vaccinations

The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services will administer free vaccines from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at its clinic at 1005 W. Worley St. Students ages 11 through 26 are eligible for the free vaccinations.


Related Topix: Health

18 hrs ago | Scientific American

When Will We Have a Vaccine for Ebola Virus?

The latest outbreak of Ebola virus in west Africa is the worst ever - as of Monday, it had infected more than 1,200 people and claimed at least 672 victims since this spring.


Related Topix: Health, Biology, Science, University of Texas Medical Branch, Immunology

22 hrs ago | Medical News

Researchers develop vaccine against potentially deadly tick-transmitted disease

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine researchers have made an important advancement toward developing a vaccine against the debilitating and potentially deadly tick-transmitted disease, human granulocytic anaplasmosis .


Related Topix: Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Immunology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Pertussis Peggy and Whooping Wally: How vaccinated people are spreading disease

In the 1990s, a new acellular pertussis vaccine was introduced in the United States and other countries.


Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Genetics

The New Zealand Herald

Brian Rudman: Taking a broad jab at the flu not to be sniffed at

'It would seem obvious that, as a community, we should take on this scourge with all guns blazing,' says Brian Rudman.


Related Topix: Influenza, Health, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

BBC News

Child malaria vaccine 'milestone'

Reporting in PLOS Medicine, researchers found that for every 1,000 children who received the vaccine, an average of 800 cases of illness could be prevented.


Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health


Chickenpox vaccination push

Parents are urged to have their children vaccinated against chickenpox after a survey found many were avoiding it because they thought people were better off developing natural immunity to the highly contagious disease.


Related Topix: Chickenpox, Preschoolers, Family

Journal and Courier

More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine The increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.


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

Minot Daily News

Vaccination time

It's that time of year again. The school supplies are back in stores and the new fall clothing lines have filled the racks, signifying that the return of school is right around the corner.


Related Topix: Health, Minot, ND, Chickenpox, Mumps, Family, Kids

The Sampson Independent

Sampson seeing rise in whooping cough cases

Several counties in North Carolina have seen increases in the number of whooping cough cases, also known as Pertussis, over the past few months.


Related Topix: Sampson County, NC, Medicine, Common Cold, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Clinicians not recommending HPV vaccines enough to satisfy the CDC

The MPR Daily Dose website had an article on Sunday, July 27, 2014 titled Clinicians Not Recommending HPV Vaccine Enough to Parents .


Related Topix: HPV, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Genital Warts

Sheffield Star

Flu vaccine pilot comes to South Yorkshire secondary schools

School pupils in South Yorkshire will be among 700,000 youngsters across the country to receive a free flu vaccine this winter.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza, South Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,


Local health leaders: Check your kids' vaccinations

We're about five weeks from the start of school and health officials said there's no better time to check on your kids' vaccinations.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health, Chickenpox

WPTV Local News

Physicians debunk claims of disease at border

A Texas epidemiologist said Central American children crossing the southwest border pose little if any threat when it comes to spreading disease.


Related Topix: Texas, Baylor College of Medicine, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health

Daily Kos

Anti-vaccine movement gains more victims

In May, the Tennessean reported on a truly shocking medical problem. Seven infants, aged between seven and 20 weeks old, had arrived at Vanderbilt University's Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital over the past eight months with a condition called "vitamin K deficiency bleeding," or VKDB.


Related Topix: Health, Tennessee, Vanderbilt University

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Wives' higher education may not affect divorce rate

Pools can provide much-needed relief from the summer heat, but kids can make themselves sick if they swallow too much chlorinated water, experts warn.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health, Pediatrics, Medicine, HPV