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News on Vaccinations continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Measles hot spots on the rise

Dawn Madura / The Associated Press Files Health officials are concerned about the number of Manitobans who have not been immunized.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Vaccinations not only protect your children, but everyone else's at the same time.

As people have become distrusting or fearful of government, doctors and drug companies, a sizable fraction have started refusing to allow their children to be vaccinated.

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Related Topix: Health, Autism, Opinion

The Intelligencer

Back-to-School Vaccines Available Early

To avoid potentially long lines, parents are being encouraged to get their children's back-to-school vaccinations updated now.

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Related Topix: Health, Wheeling, WV, Ohio County, WV

NEWS.com.au

No-jab horror hits home

Experts say a dangerous trend against vaccinations is putting young lives on the line, with some parents in Sydney's richest suburbs still choosing not to immunise She has seen one of her children suffer an adverse reaction to a vaccination and she has seen her children fight for their lives from vaccine-preventable diseases.

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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.

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

KTUC-AM Tucson

NJ Mumps Victims Were Vaccinated, Officials Say

An outbreak of mumps among New Jersey college students has highlighted the "weak sister" in the MMR vaccine.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Stevens Institute of Technology, Education, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Patch.com

8 Confirmed Cases of Mumps Reported at Stevens Institute

There have been eight confirmed cases of mumps on the campus of the Stevens Institute of Technology, officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Stevens Institute of Technology, Education, Hoboken, NJ, Ohio State University

Business Journal

HPV just as serious for men as women

When HPV is in the news, it is usually because of some controversy surrounding the vaccine - such as if boys as well as girls should be vaccinated, what age the vaccine should be given and if being vaccinated encourages sexual activity.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Chickenpox, Mumps

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Shrader: Sometimes this job requires vaccinations

It was 1999 and we were caught up in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd. There was water everywhere and God knows what was in it.

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Related Topix: Health, Hogansville, GA

The Sand Trap

Personal stories about vaccinating your kids? Opinions?

Failure to vaccinate a child should be considered child endangerment. There is no argument based in logic against vaccination.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Opinion

Fox 23

Oklahoma Health Department urges parents not to skip vaccines

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is warning parents that skipping vaccines can put children at risk for diseases.

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Related Topix: Mumps, Health

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Alicia Silverstone's Son Has 'Never Had a Drop of Medicine'

In The Kind Mama , Silverstone opens up about raising her nearly 3-year-old son, Bear.

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Science Blog

HIV+ women respond well to HPV vaccine

The study's findings counter doubts about whether the vaccine would be helpful, said the Brown University medical professor who led the study.

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Related Topix: Health, HPV, HIV/AIDS

Science Daily

First metritis vaccine protects dairy cows

The first vaccines that can prevent metritis, one of the most common cattle diseases, has been developed by researchers.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Martha's Vineyard students lag in required vaccinations

This graph provides a comparison of Martha's Vineyard immunization exemption rates by school with the state average.The state average for students with exemptions entering kindergarten this year was 1.5 percent, according to a 2013 state report.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps

Wausau Daily Herald

Ohio mumps outbreak grows

Michael Vieth, a senior at The Ohio State University, holds up a cellphone image of himself with the mumps.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Ohio State University, Medicine, Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CNews

New mandatory vaccinations for Ontario students

The Ontario government will require children who attend elementary or secondary school this fall to be vaccinated against three additional illnesses.

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Related Topix: Health

WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

No Shots, No School Amid Ohio Mumps Outbreak

Unvaccinated kids could spend 25 days at home if someone at their school develops mumps -- a contagious disease making the rounds in Columbus, Ohio.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Family, Kids, Columbus, OH, Ohio State University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Modesto Bee

No school recommended for unvaccinated kids

More than 200 cases of the contagious viral illness, with more than 130 of those linked to Ohio State University, have been reported this year.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health, Mumps, Ohio State University, Modesto, CA

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