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The World Health Organization says the Horn of Africa is experiencing an outbreak of polio with cases confirmed in Kenya and Somalia.
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Luke Tanner, 7, gets vaccinated for measles at a clinic near Swansea, Wales, in April.
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Letters have been sent to the parents of all school pupils in Derbyshire reminding them to make sure their children get the MMR vaccine.
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"We want families to know that their pets can be cared for in a safe environment while they take care of family issues and manage their personal priorities." "Our thoughts are with the families who have been impacted by this disaster and we are extending free boarding for small family pets that have also been displaced," said Art Antin, Chief ... (more)
Lee County Domestic Animal Services is warning pet owners to vaccinate their pets against highly contagious and deadly diseases.
Question: Is leptospirosis enough of a problem to warrant annual vaccination? How do I determine if my dog needs to be vaccinated against this disease? Answer: Leptospirosis has become significantly more prevalent in Canada over the past few years.
The director of the North Coast Public Health Unit says recent figures show less than half the young children living in the Mullumbimby area are fully vaccinated.
The programme to inoculate thousands of children at risk from the measles epidemic in the greater Swansea area ends this week Health chiefs are appealing to children still unprotected against measles to sign up to an in-school vaccination drive before it ends.
The older vaccine for whooping cough that was phased out in the late 1990s is more effective than the current version of the vaccine, a new study contends.
A judge denied a request by a devout Catholic mom on Staten Island for an injunction that would allow her daughter to return to school while the family's lawsuit against the city over vaccines is heard.
Opponents of vaccinations say they can be unsafe and cause serious side-effects, weaken the immune system, and can cause autism.
GERM FREE: Willows Preschool and Early Learning Centre owner Cathy Carroll and Myles Layzell enjoy free play outside.
Standing at a podium in front of an audience of psychiatrists, clinicians and scientists, Firdaus Dhabhar brings up a video of his infant son on a large projector screen and presses play.
In response to the current measles epidemic centred in Swansea, and with exam season fast approaching, the decision was made to visit every secondary school in the Hywel Dda Health Board area.