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September 19, 2002

September 19, 2002                               search the site

Vaccination and immuno-difficiency in children - by Gunner Ødum, MD -   www.gunner-oedum.suite.dk

Sewage Yields Clues to SV40 Transmission - JAMA

Isolation of vaccine-derived type 1 polioviruses displaying similar properties to virulent wild strain Mahoney from sewage in Japan. - journal article

Parents seek research into autism and measles 'links' - http://breakingnews.iol.ie

MMR scare has led to huge slump in child immunisation - Independent, UK

MMR vaccine rate falls - BBC

Mumps vaccine shortage hits children - BBC

Senate hearing examines vaccine shortage - The Washington Times

Bad decision on smallpox vaccinations - The Washington Times

Maker of Smallpox Vaccine Cites Progress - The Washington Post

U.S. vaccine shortage over but problem isn't - Reuters via www.signonsandiego.com

Deal close with Dutch company for TB vaccine - Financial Times

Biloela residents line up for Meningococcal vaccinations - http://abc.net.au

Drugs agency 'failed' on BSE in vaccine risk - The Telegraph, UK

Aventis Pasteur to Launch Preservative-Free Influenza Vaccine For Infants - Reuters Health via Medscape

Vaccine Shortfall Leads Some States To Relax Rules - Salt Lake Tribune

Debate on childhood vaccination - Boston Globe

NIH awards grants for two new autism research centers - www.eureka.org

Role of Zinc Supplements in Measles-Associated Pneumonia Questioned - Reuters Health via Medscape

Social Factors Underlie Developmental Problems in Many German Children - Reuters Health via Medscape

Risk of Neurologic Abnormalities High in Prenatal CMV Infection - Medscape

Even Minor Nonaccidental Skin Injuries in Children Deemed to Represent Abuse - Reuters Health via Medscape

Unexpected infant death: Occult cardiac disease and sudden infant death syndrome—how much of an overlap is there? - journal article

Flu risk overshadows W. Nile - www.cleveland.com

Modern times are healthier, more convenient - The Kansan

Dirt May Be Good for Kids - Kids With Clean Beds Have More Allergies - WebMD

Breastfeeding May Increase Risk of Asthma- Doctors - Monterey Herald

Environment Rich in Germs May Reduce Risk of Asthma - The New York Times

Dense Breasts May Need Sonograms to Detect Cancer - The New York Times

Children's Use of Prescription Drugs Is Surging, Study Shows - The New York Times

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