Daily News 2012-02-13
Mon, 02/13/2012 - 1:08pm — admin
Facebook links and vaccination newsFDA Rejects Novartis Menveo Vaccine For Infants by The Refusers
MMR Vaccine Related to ITP (Blood Clotting Disorder) – Brian D. Udell MD by The Refusers
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME, aka Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) after Vaccination by The Refusers
The tricks that drug companies do – Dr. David Healy by The Refusers
Improving Childhood Vaccination Rates – New England Journal of Medicine by The Refusers
Professor John Walker Smith Brings Appeal Against General Medical Council - Age of Autism
I Promise You by Cathy Jameson - Age of Autism
"Hacker's Disease" or "A Little Bit Autistic" as Legal Defense? - Age of Autism
UPDATE – ACTION ALERT – Colorado Flu Mandate for Healthcare Workers Board of Health Meeting
Doctor struck off over MMR controversy appeals against ruling - Prof John Walker-Smith tells high court he was denied a fair hearing before he was struck off by the General Medical Council
Nursing home group doesn't support mandatory flu vaccines for workers
New inquest ordered into Co Down teenager's death
Almost 800 adverse reactions to swine flu vaccine identified
Effectiveness of vaccine against pandemic influenza A/H1N1 among people
with underlying chronic diseases: cohort study, Denmark, 2009-10 by Allan S. Cunningham, Retired Pediatrician - The One Click Group
Mandatory Vaccinations: Points to Consider/ New Research by Meryl Nass, MD - The One Click Group
Baby's near death renews call for vaccinations, Essar growth spurs pollution concerns, seed scarcity (video)
CBS Pulls Attkisson From CPAC Award Event
‘Vaccine quality vexing global procurers'
Pneumovax® immunization may be beneficial in young infants
Door-to-Door Health Tyranny
(video) - "The vaccination Nazis travel door-to-door where they seek
out "truant children" and also target children who are engaged in
independent study. Kids who don't get their government shots are said
to be "falling through the cracks." It is said that kids won't be
allowed back to school without their Big Pharma-Big Government tattoos.
Of course, there is always an opt-out for folks who would prefer to
skip the vaccination festivities, no matter where they live, but the
media story neglects to mention this fact."
Vaccines that attack - Boston-area firms working to develop vaccines against herpes, diabetes, other diseases
Some Kalamazoo-area parents still avoiding or delaying shots for their kids, against advice of doctors, health officials
February 28-29, 2012: Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Meeting: Webcasts
“RHONJ”‘s Jacqueline Laurita: My Son Hasn’t Had All His Vaccinations!
Apes May Need Vaccinations to Escape Extinction
Queens Parents Sue City Over Mandatory Vaccinations
Title: Tuberculosis vaccines comprising antigens expressed during the latent infection phase (patent)
The heroes of India’s quest in polio fight
Title: Immunogenic compositions for the prevention and treatment of meningococcal disease (patent)
I want a last-minute beach vacation. Do I really need vaccinations?
Gonzalez Restaurant employee (Dallas County Texas) ill with hepatitis A; customers need to be vaccinated
Proposed Florida legislation would allow pharmacists to administer vaccinations
Anti-polio drive starts in frontier regions - With
the help of local elders and ulema, the administration started a
three-day anti-polio vaccination drive in the Frontier Region of
Peshawar on Saturday.
Bioterrorism Funding Withers As Death Germs Thrive In Labs, Nature
Bone Density & Shaken Baby Syndrome, Part 2 by Catherine J. Frompovich
Put your screaming baby down and walk away: The 10-minute video that could cut shaken-baby head injuries by half - A baby's head is floppy. If shaken, tiny blood vessels can tear and bleed inside the baby's brain
Drug data firm 'sold raw info' to big pharma
- A German company which studies drug prescription habits for the
pharma industry is accused of selling raw data to drug companies, in
what magazine Der Spiegel said on Monday could be a huge data
Personal liberties take center stage
Breastfeeding – missing the bigger picture, by Hilary Butler
17 teen girls hit in twitching epidemic -- but doctors say it’s all in their heads
Kills More People Than Heart Disease or Cancer (But Hardly Anyone Knows) by Dr. Mercola
10, the ADPH has interviewed patients and collected and submitted specimens to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for individuals with febrile illnesses and rash. Based on the results of testing done by the CDC, the Coxsackie A6 virus has ...See all stories on this topic »
Currently, pharmacists in 45 states are permitted to administer the pneumonia vaccine, but, in Florida, the only vaccine pharmacists can offer is the influenza vaccine. In the five years since qualified Florida pharmacists have been authorized to ...See all stories on this topic »
9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The 42 million people in the US who are between 50 and 65 may soon have a new vaccine to prevent pneumococcal pneumonia ...
But more than a third of the world's unimmunised children are in India,” says Dr Seth Berkley, chief executive officer of The GAVI Alliance, formerly the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation, a public-private partnership of major stakeholders ...See all stories on this topic »
TRENTON, NJ (AP) — Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. said Monday that it's completed its tender offer for the stock of Inhibitex Inc., a drug developer that Bristol is buying for $2.5 billion as part of its strategy to become a player in the hot hepatitis C ...See all stories on this topic »
APPLETON - Sixty-nine lab-confirmed cases of pertussis (whooping cough) and one confirmed case of tuberculosis have officials at Appleton's health department working overtime. Health department director Kurt Eggebrecht says his staff has had to pull ...See all stories on this topic »
The Indiana State Department of Health Monday confirmed an additional six measles cases, bringing the total in the outbreak first announced last week to ten. All of the cases, which occurred in Boone and Hamilton Counties, are connected to the initial ...See all stories on this topic »
“It is important to note that although this vaccine is not mandatory as part of the national immunisation schedule, it is readily available and many ...
Since my story about the explosion in popularity of vaccinations given to ... Are we going to be able to handle adverse reactions to injections in a store ...
AP HILO, Hawaii — A 22-year-old Minnesota man is recovering from a rare form of meningitis he believes he contracted by eating unwashed fruit in Hawaii. In October, Eric Reinert was working on an organic farm on the Big Island when he ate fruit ...See all stories on this topic »
An autopsy found that Bruner died of acute meningitis. The jury will decide whether the deputies showed "deliberate indifference" to Bruner's serious medical needs or whether he didn't show symptoms of serious medical problems.See all stories on this topic »
GAVI Alliance, formerly known as the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation, is a public-private partnership that focuses on saving children's lives and protecting human health by increasing access to immunization in developing nations.See all stories on this topic »
In May 2010, Walker-Smith lost his licence to practise along with Dr Andrew Wakefield, the doctor who triggered a global scare about the MMR vaccine.
Kumar/Mint Our focus now is on pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines because ... (Pneumococcal vaccines are aimed at protecting children against diseases such ...
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Indiana's measles outbreak is spreading. The Indiana Department of Health tells 24-Hour News 8 that there are now 10 confirmed cases of measles in the state. But so far, only one person with the disease is confirmed to have ...See all stories on this topic »
In May 2010, Prof Walker-Smith lost his license to practice along with Dr Andrew Wakefield, the doctor who triggered a global scare about the MMR vaccine. A GMC fitness to practise panel found both guilty of misconduct over the way the research was ...See all stories on this topic »
More than 40 million doses of HPV vaccine have been safely given across the country. How old should children be to get HPV vaccine? If your son or daughter is 11 or 12 years old, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Family ...See all stories on this topic »Empowered News
None have triggered more controversy than Gardasil and Cervarix, ... Rick Perry. Perry, who dropped out of the presidential race in January, faced repeated ...
It's the latest evidence that interventions from a range of charities and international agencies are making remarkable progress in the battle against polio. A polio free year in India is a major result for a country that was once synonymous with polio.See all stories on this topic »
Lions International is focused strongly on providing vaccination against measles in many countries where thousands of children can die each month as a result of this disease. This is an example of an enormous task but great strides have been made in ...See all stories on this topic »
School officials say it appears she had contracted a disease which can lead to meningitis. Tests are still being done to confirm that. On Friday friends gathered at her parents' home in Wyoming for a vigil. Visitation services for Carly are being held ...See all stories on this topic »
Bill Landen is again sponsoring a bill to require college students to be immunized against meningitis. But this year's version has a new twist: It wouldn't cost the state money. The 2012 bill makes students responsible for obtaining the vaccine within ...See all stories on this topic »
Hong Kong (HKSAR) - A spokesman for the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (February 13) said that immunisation with rubella vaccine is the most effective way of preventing rubella infection.See all stories on this topic »
Immunisation is a challenge due to the mobile nature of people. Governor Fashola and Governor Amosun had a joint immunisation exercise at Ado-Odo Ota, in Abule Iroko town right on the border, to flag-off of the immunisation day as a way to emphasise ...See all stories on this topic »
The Wyoming Senate rejected a bill Wednesday that would have required ... lower than its rates for the mandatory vaccine that protects against diphtheria, ...
The article concludes that a short, two-dose regimen of HEPLISAV over 1 month was well-tolerated and induced superior immunogenicity and earlier onset of protection than a three-dose regimen of a licensed hepatitis B vaccine over 6 months.See all stories on this topic »
Responses to pertactin and pneumococcal serotype 6B were slightly reduced in the groups that received concomitant 4CMenB, but this was “unlikely to be of ...
"We submitted the supplemental application for Menveo to the FDA [Food and Drug Administration] in April 2011, and the FDA has completed the current review cycle, and requests answers to additional questions prior to proceeding with it," the Swiss drug ...See all stories on this topic »
The Death Of Public Discourse And The Heavy Snow Of Plausibility | Age Of Autism. Evgeny Morozov. February 9, 2012 |. On January 23, Evgeny Morozov ...newamerica.net/node/63487
(NOT one of the Lancet 12) During the course of my grandson's treatment, 1998-2002, Professor Walker-Smith retired, and Dr Andrew Wakefield was effectively ...
If accepting the flu vaccine were required as a condition of employment, Crist added, “It may deter those from entering our profession at a time when we ...
Christopher Coulter, from Hillsborough, was 15-years-old when he died, 10 days after receiving the combined measles and rubella (MR) vaccine. The original inquest in 1995 found Christopher died from asphyxiation due to a severe epileptic fit.See all stories on this topic »
Ashland parents who are concerned about vaccine safety are turning to pox parties to deliberately expose their children to the virus in hopes they will acquire immunity naturally. Pox parties are advertised through word of mouth, invitation-only ...See all stories on this topic »
At the moment, Sanofi's rival vaccine Menactra has the youngest approved immunisation age in the US at nine months, and routine use at this age was endorsed by a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory committee in October 2011.See all stories on this topic »
Influenza season has picked up steam in the last three weeks in Missouri, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's definitely getting worse, says infectious disease specialist Dr. Chris Harrison, director of the Pediatrics ...See all stories on this topic »
By Ashfaq Yusufzai PESHAWAR, Feb 13, 2012 (IPS) - The world's two worst polio-affected countries, Pakistan and Afghanistan, have exhausted themselves in failed attempts to wipe out the crippling ailment. Of the eight new polio cases record in 2012, ...See all stories on this topic »
After my first night of work, I came down with the mumps and was let go for excessive absence. Then I took a job as a pin-setter in a bowling alley. That was pressure, especially when pins were standing after the first throw, and you had to pick up the ...See all stories on this topic »
From the day it played host to the first biotech company to produce a locally-developed recombinant DNA-derived healthcare product in 1997 -- Hepatitis B vaccine -- Andhra Pradesh, known as the pharmaceutical hub of the country, has come a long way to ...See all stories on this topic »The Hindu
FDA poses additional questions before further review * Drug already approved for use in two to 55-year-olds ZURICH Feb 13 (Reuters) - US authorities have asked Novartis for more information on its meningitis vaccine Menveo, holding up the company's ...See all stories on this topic »
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently held a workshop to discuss the burden of Rota virus gastroenteritis and the introduction of a new vaccine into the national immunization schedule. The workshop was organised by the Public Health and Safety ...See all stories on this topic »
The syllabus would also become a priority as the state wanted thousands of properly trained nurses in various fields such as dental, immunisation and injuries, he said. These nurses would be a main driver of the department's healthcare strategy.See all stories on this topic »
Following vaccination with another US-licensed meningococcal quadrivalent polysaccharide conjugate vaccine, an evaluation of postmarketing adverse events suggested a potential for an increased risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS).See all stories on this topic »
By receiving the GARDASIL vaccination, he can prevent himself and his partners from getting HPV. While many may not agree with Rick Perry's politics, ...
The employee had Hepatitis A, but didn't realize it. Dave Fotsch, Central District Health Department says, "we're still within that window and unfortunately we're past the point where we can do any intervention, hep vaccine.See all stories on this topic »KMVT
In addition to those that attack herpes, therapeutic vaccines are currently under development for hepatitis C, chlamydia, HIV, diabetes, other autoimmune disorders, and even - at Selecta Biosciences in Watertown - a vaccine against nicotine.See all stories on this topic »Boston Globe
... Katy Janousek — only 31 percent of sexually active students surveyed had gotten a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Only 20 percent had been tested for HIV. According to statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ...See all stories on this topic »Red and Black
Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy has lashed out at critics of the Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine (HPV) and debunked claims of it being unsafe for young women. The former health minister raised the issue while addressing health ...
By Our Correspondent Due to negligence of anti-polio drive, a 3-year-old girl, Sajida has been diagnosed with polio in Mauza Kholtra, in Jhang district. DESIGN: AMNA IQBAL Due to negligence of anti-polio drive, a 3-year-old girl, Sajida has been ...See all stories on this topic »The Express Tribune
It's been four years since Athens High School student Jessica Elkins, the daughter of Talbot and Michelle Elkins, lost her battle with bacterial meningitis. However, the legacy of love she left behind continues to remind others in the community about ...See all stories on this topic »
... July 2010 a multi-component serogroup B meningococcal vaccine (4CMenB) in 2 different schedules to assess the ability to produce an immune response and reactogenicity (producing adverse reactions) of 4CMenB to provide a larger range of protection.See all stories on this topic »
Both the National Institute of Health and the Centers for Disease Control agreed a significant part of that should be research on virulence and transmissibility. That means deliberately engineering more virulent, more transmissible strains of the avian ...See all stories on this topic »The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)
As of February 10, the ADPH interviewed patients, collected and submitted specimens to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for individuals with febrile illnesses and rash. Results show, Coxsackie A6, a specific type of virus that has not ...See all stories on this topic »
According to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention earlier this month, adult vaccination rates have either remained frozen at relatively low levels or seen only modest increases in a two-year period.See all stories on this topic »
Ondo State governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has solicited the support and cooperation of all stakeholders in the health sector, including religious and community leaders, to completely eradicate polio in the country. Mimiko, who stated this on Saturday, ...See all stories on this topic »
During the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit's public flu shot community clinics offered this season, 879 people in West Parry Sound rolled up their sleeves for the vaccine - a drop since 2010, when 916 people were vaccinated.See all stories on this topic »
THE SWINE flu vaccine has topped the list of drugs responsible for the largest number of suspected adverse reactions, new figures show. A total of 779 suspected adverse reactions were linked to the vaccine between 2010 and 2011.See all stories on this topic »
... been exposed to the person with measles at the Super Bowl Village in Indianapolis last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics is reminding people "of how important it is to maintain high immunization rates against vaccine-preventable diseases.See all stories on this topic »
While the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has advocated for mandatory flu shots for all Americans, a much easier goal has been to force the issue upon workers in the healthcare industry. However, it's interesting that the Occupational Health and ...See all stories on this topic »
By DAYO JOHNSON AKURE – GOVERNOR Olusegun Mimiko has solicited the support and cooperation of religious and community leaders in the complete eradication of polio in the country. Dr. Mimiko spoke in Akure during the flag-off of third round ...See all stories on this topic »
Yamhill County Public Health works to ensure everyone in our community has access to safe food and water, children and adults can receive immunizations, support for new babies and mothers is available, and systems to support health and optimal quality ...See all stories on this topic »
The lawsuit filed in US District Court in Wichita says Bruner died of streptococcal meningitis. The family contends Bruner wrongly suffered without medical help before he died a "completely preventable" death in 2008. The jury will decide if two ...See all stories on this topic »
Purdue University is warning nearly 1000 students that they need to vaccinate against the measles or face the possibility of staying home from class. By Kent Erdahl The Indiana State Department of Health reported that a Hamilton County resident with a ...See all stories on this topic »
This is coming on the heels of the flag- off of the first Lagos/Ogun joint border polio eradication campaign, weekend in Lagos. The move became necessary following efforts of the two states to ensure that they remain polio- free.See all stories on this topic »
A prevalent rotavirus vaccine for infants does not increase the risk of a rare bowel complication, a national study involving the Marshfield Clinic has found. Rotavirus causes inflammation of the stomach and intestines and severe diarrhea, according to ...See all stories on this topic »