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  1. Placards were waved as hundreds of people joined a protest outside a hospital.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | This is Local London

    North Middlesex Hospital was swarming with people, mainly from the Turkish community, on Saturday afternoon during a protest against the death of a three-year-old boy. Toddler Armagan Denli died of meningitis last weekend, but his parents say he was sent home earlier on Saturday after doctors said it was only chicken pox.


  2. Call for free chicken pox shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Rachael Coles says her daughter Lila fell seriously ill when she contracted chicken pox two years ago. Photo / Doug Sherring Vaccinations for chicken pox, meningococcal C and HPV for boys must be added to New Zealand's free immunisation register, a health expert says.


  3. A look on the bright sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    ... a childhood memory: Suddenly, I am 11 years old again, and I'm stuck inside during the summer because I have the chickenpox. I remember standing at the screen door watching all the other neighborhood kids play. Sad face. No, I didn't do that last ...


  4. Winnipeg woman brought back measles from AfricaRead the original story

    Yesterday | My

    The individual, a woman in her 30s, lives in Winnipeg and is recovering at home. She contracted the virus while travelling in southern Africa.


  5. Senate votes to repeal philosophical exemption for childhood immunizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Bennington Banner

    ... on a voice vote. The five required immunizations are for diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis; polio; hepatitis B; chickenpox; and measles, mumps and rubella (MMR). The bill does not remove the religious or medical exemptions from those immunizations. ...


  6. BWW Reviews: Gaslight's the Andrews BrothersRead the original story

    Friday |

    Perhaps no singing group more aptly captures the spirit of America during World War II than the glorious Andrews Sisters: the sound of Patty, Maxene and Laverne somehow encapsulates the romantic notions of a world at war that still delights audiences and conjures up visions of all-American spirit and spunk. With songs like "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," "Hold Tight," "Three Little Sisters," and "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree," audiences are immediately taken away to wartime - well, actually, the war's in its waning days , but young men are still risking their lives to ensure our liberties while saving the world from the Axis powers.


  7. Big Pharma propagandists claim Ebola could cause 16,000 deaths... from measlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    The official story regarding the Ebola outbreak has gone from hokey to downright ludicrous with new reports claiming that, if Ebola isn't eradicated from West Africa soon, 100,000 people will get sick and 16,000 people will die -- from measles! Yep, the measles scare campaign is now merging with Ebola into one single, bizarre, pro-vaccine hybrid narrative that makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. The mainstream media says that children won't be able to get their MMR vaccines if hospitals are bogged down with Ebola patients, which will somehow snowball into a massive measles pandemic.


  8. Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in MiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | MedicineNet

    ... cancer -- somewhat like the way standard vaccines get the immune system to prevent infections such as measles and chickenpox . "For decades, we've had cancer vaccines that fail to work, and we haven't really understood why," said Dr. Lynn Schuchter, ...


  9. Overseas kids miss vaccinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Yahoo!

    ... were fully immunised for their age and more than half were overdue for vaccinations against diseases such as chickenpox and meningococcal C. A study by the department's communicable disease control unit found that 28 per cent of children with no ...


  10. Cases of chickenpox confirmed in 2 SCAD studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Chickenpox, a highly contagious disease caused by the varicella virus, has been confirmed in two students attending the Savannah College of Art and Design's Savannah campus. Additional possible cases are under investigation.


  11. When is a child too sick for daycare? Study explores parents' decision-makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    It's a common dilemma faced by many working parents: your child has a cough or a cold, do you send them to nursery? Researchers from the University of Bristol have, for the first time, investigated the process of decision-making that parents go through when faced with this situation. The research, published in The Journal of Public Health , reports that parents viewed coughs and colds as less serious and not as contagious as sickness and diarrhoea symptoms.


  12. Zydus Group to Donate USD 240,000 to The National Institutes of...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Sys-Con Media

    Etna Biotech, the Vaccine R & D subsidiary of Zydus, announced a collaborative program with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, for advancing leishmaniasis research. Under a separate gift agreement, Etna Biotech also extended its support of the NIH leishmaniasis program by donating for research.


  13. Chickenpox Virus at a Hazleton Area SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... against chicken pox to stay home from school until next Wednesday to avoid exposure to the virus. "We all had chickenpox and we all more or less made it through chickenpox, but you were miserable during that period of time, so why subject yourself ...


  14. 'No jab, no pay' vaccination policy needs improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The federal government's new 'no jab, no pay' policy is "well intended" but won't lift vaccination rates among young children, according to University of Sydney public health experts. Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children will be stripped of family tax and childcare payments under the policy announced recently by the federal government .


  15. Oregon lawmakers advance vaccine bill to budget committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... A, maybe, or Hepatitis B" than "they would be against a child who hasn't been immunized against measles or chickenpox," she said during a committee hearing last week. Opponents argue that posting immunization rates could publicly shame or bully ...


  16. Take a shot, says IHRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 |

    ... immunization programs, so they don't realize how dangerous these diseases can be," said Hayden. "Measles and chickenpox viruses can lead to serious complications like pneumonia and encephalitis (brain swelling). Pertussis (whooping cough) can cause ...


  17. Whooping cough, chickenpox cases rising in Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Columbian

    a State-supplied vaccines for children, such as DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) and varicella (chickenpox), are free through the Childhood Vaccine Program, though an administration fee may be charged. No child in the state can be denied a ...


  18. Near-blind runner takes on London Marathon in aid of Great Ormond Street HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Swindon Advertiser

    HE can't see his hand in front of his face, but James Cole plans to run more than 26 miles surrounded by thousands of moving obstacles on Sunday, April 26. The 36-year-old customer service advisor is registered blind, but hasn't let Stargardt disease get in the way of his push to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity. A four-year-old boy he knew, who faced complications after contracting chicken pox, suffered up to 15 strokes across two days and needed GOSH to save him.


  19. Alimera Sciences Release: ILUVIEN Is Now Widely Available To Diabetic ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | BioSpace

    The first injections of ILUVIEN in the U.S. were captured during a live web event attended by more than 250 eye care professionals. ILUVIEN is the first multiyear eye implant designed to deliver a continuous, submicrogram daily dose of steroid to the retina for 36 months with one injection.


  20. YouDocs: Keeping kids hydrated; Relief for shinglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 |

    ... or picking!) with ice packs or calamine lotion. Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus that also causes chickenpox. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that more than 99 percent of Americans 40 and older have had ...