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Saving children's lives by expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination in Africa

Expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination from 12 to 15 months could have potentially large effects on coverage in Africa, according to a new report published by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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Related Topix: Health, Princeton University, Family, Kids, Mumps

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Dr. Andrew Wakefield speaks out about CDC scientist's admission of vaccine research fraud - video

A stunning new interview with Dr. Andrew Wakefield conducted by Gary Franchi of the Next News Network has just been posted.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

22 people treated with rabies vaccine after coming into contact with bats

The Pueblo City-County Health Department says it's seeing an increase in the number of people who are having potentially dangerous interactions with bats.

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Related Topix: Health, Pueblo, CO, Pueblo County, CO

Health.com

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC

The vast majority of American babies are getting the vaccines they need to protect them from serious illnesses, federal health officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Mumps, Hepatitis, Medicine, Chickenpox

Switched

U.S. Infant Vaccination Rates High, But Not All Babies Getting Shots On Time

U.S. infant vaccination rates for diseases such as measles, mumps and rubella increased or remained stable at high levels in 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mumps, Control Group, Medicine, Hepatitis

Marshall Independent

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

With the elderly comprising an estimated 90 percent of seasonal influenza's death toll, the flu vaccination rate among a group of professionals working closely with this age group - staff at hospitals, clinics and nursing homes - should be 100 percent or very close.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Nursing, Opinion

ABC News

US to Test Ebola Vaccine in Humans Amid Growing Outbreak in West Africa

An undated photo from National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and GlaxoSmithKline shows a vaccine candidate that will be used in the upcoming human trials.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Genetics

Cudahy

Autism Caused By MMR Vaccine says CDC Whistleblower

The link between the MMR Vaccine and Autism have long been debated in and out of court.

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Related Topix: Health, Autism, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mumps, US News, Family, Kids

Health Data Management

EHRs, Immunization Information Systems Helping to Track Vaccinations

Here are the top 10 states with the best uninsured rates in the aftermath of health care reform implementation, according to Wallethub.

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PhysOrg Weblog

NIH to launch human safety study of Ebola vaccine candidate

Initial human testing of an investigational vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease will begin next week by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , part of the National Institutes of Health.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Bethesda, MD, Genetics, Biology, Science

CNN

Autism and vaccine study results questioned

A study published earlier this month on an alleged link between vaccines and autism has been removed from the public domain pending further investigation, according to Translational Neurodegeneration .

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Related Topix: Autism, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CNN

Vaccine-autism study removed

A study published earlier this month on an alleged link between vaccines and autism has been removed from the public domain pending further investigation, according to Translational Neurodegeneration .

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Mumps, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information Technology

MVI Vaccine to Be Used in Clinical Trial of a New Combination...

Madison Vaccines Incorporated , a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, today said its lead product candidate MVI-816 will be used in a clinical trial testing a two-pronged immunotherapy approach to treat metastatic prostate cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Cancer, Prostate Cancer

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Stray Kitten Exposes Four People to Rabies in Laurens County

Officials referred four people in Laurens County to health care providers after a stray kitten exposed the individuals to rabies.

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Related Topix: Laurens County, SC, Pets, Ferrets, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Expression of privilege in vaccine refusal

Not all students returning to school this month will be up to date on their vaccinations.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Colorado Denver, Family, Kids

Stanford

Our aging immune systems are still in business, but increasingly thrown out of balance

Stanford immunologist Jorg Goronzy , MD, told me a few years ago that a person's immune response declines slowly but surely starting at around age 40. "While 90 percent of young adults respond to most vaccines, after age 60 that response rate is down to around 40-45 percent," he said.

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Related Topix: Allergy and Immunology, Medicine, Health

NY1

City Health Commissioner Offers School Vaccination Tips

NY1 VIDEO: With the start of the school year just around the corner, parents are making sure their children are properly supplied-but what about properly vaccinated? NY1's Erin Billups sat down with City Health Commissioner Mary Bassett to discuss what parents should know about vaccinations as the first day approaches.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

What's New on Olentangy's Web Site

Health Heroes Influenza Vaccinations Sept. 8-9

The Olentangy Local Schools is partnering with Health Heroes, Inc . to offer all district students and staff the opportunity to receive a FluMistA Quadrivalent vaccine while in school September 8-9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza

NewsTarget.com

Congressman Posey discusses autism, vaccines and lack of CDC...

One of the last remaining patriots serving in public office is pushing for new legislation that would mandate side-by-side comparisons of autism rates in vaccinated versus unvaccinated children.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Autism, Representative Bill Posey, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Mumps

CBS Local

CDC: Pregnant Women Should Get Flu Shot

A couple of major organizations have gotten together to make a big recommendation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

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