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vacciination news sandyHealth Authorities Now Admit Severe Side Effects of Vaccination – By Karin Munsterhjelm-Ahumada, M.D. by The Refusers

Mercury-Based Vaccine Preservative Lives On – Courthouse News Service
by The Refusers

Whooping cough vaccines warning

New vaccine being tested

Medimix International and Sanofi Pasteur to Present Results of Social Media Monitoring Study PMRG ANC - Orlando, March 27th, 2012

Pediatrician Dr. Bob Sears on Huffington Post: California Bill AB2109 Threatens Vaccine Freedom of Choice - Age of Autism

Warning! Are Vaccine-Resistant Pathogens Putting Your Child At Risk? by Bunny St. Marie - Vactruth

HuffPo: Robert Bales Charged: Military Scrambles To Limit Malaria Drug Just After Afghanistan Massacre
by Dan Olmsted - Age of Autism

Rich McManus Repeats Paul Offit’s Libel of Jake Crosby for NIH Cover-Up
by Jake Crosby by Jake Crosby - Age of Autism

Justification for Philosophical Exemptions to Vaccines, from The Coalition for SafeMinds - Age of Autism

Good Mourning by Cathy Jameson
- Age of Autism

Kim Stagliano From the Pew: A Catholic Mom Who Closed the Factory by Kim Stagliano - Age of Autism

Breaking News: Danish High Court Dismisses Case of Gross Tax Evasion Against Former Danish Autism Researcher Poul Thorsen

US Military Scrambles to Limit Malaria Drug with Severe Psychiatric Side-effects

ADHD Diagnosis Rates Rose Sharply in Past Decade


CDC: TB elimination goal not yet reached in US

Talking to Parents About Vaccination - Merck

Vermont Coalition for Vaccine Choice

Renowned East Bay scientist touched the lives of millions

Have you, or your child, had the MMR jab?

Gene Can Transform Mild Flu Into A Life-threatening Disease

The ugly toll of health ‘efficiency’

Social workers took away our baby for nine months: With no evidence against them, couple  were banned from looking after their son

Solano County to offer free vaccination clinic Wednesday in Vallejo

This Week in Parenting Health News: Autism, Math Anxiety, and a Massive Recall

Bill Gates: ‘Cheap energy is like a fantastic vaccine’

No Benefit to Zoster Booster Vaccine

There were no serious adverse effects in the vaccinated group, although 2 subjects discontinued because of injection-site reaction, vomiting, and vertigo, said Dr. Mays. Dr. Mays was asked whether the recent approval by the US Food and Drug ...
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Tazewell County Health Department releases April immunization clinics schedule

These will protect against diseases including: Whooping Cough (Pertussis), Polio, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, Meningitis and Chicken Pox. Gardasil is available for girls and boys eligible for the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program.
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St. John responding to pertussis outbreak

St. John Medical Center on Monday announced several steps in response to a "significant" worsening of the area's pertussis outbreak. Effective immediately, the hospital is asking health care workers and visitors to stay away from the facility.
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Locust Grove kindergartner has bacterial meningitis

OSDH officials say the general public is not at risk for catching bacterial meningitis. In a statement on the Mayes Country Health Department's website officials wrote: Only persons who have had close, personal contact to a person with a meningococcal ...
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Federal Court Restricts Antibiotic Use in Livestock: A federal court ruled ...

Recently, doctors have discovered that certain antibiotic-resistant bacteria that infect humans have developed drug resistance in livestock--something that the Centers for Disease Control and some researchers had warned for years would happen.
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About One Million Targeted For Polio Vaccine...As Exercise Goes In Full Swing

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) is spearheaded by national governments, WHO, Rotary International, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and UNICEF, and supported by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).
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Trip abroad revealing gaps in immunization records

While I knew that the boys had, at some time or another, received all their needed immunizations at school (a public health program), I'd never had their books updated to reflect the fact. And what about all the paperwork that proves they've had the ...
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Japan gives 120 mn yen grant to fight polio

By IANS, New Delhi : Continuing support to the polio eradication initiative in India, the government of Japan Monday provided 120 million Yen (Rs.7.2 crore) grant to the UNICEF for purchase of vaccines, supplies, equipment and services for the year ...
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Bob Sears: Bald-faced liar, devious dissembler, or both?

I wrote about Sears's bestseller in The Panic Virus (if you're interested in a more complete evisceration of Sears's work, read Paul Offit's analysis in ...

PLoS Blogs

Warning on homoeopathy vaccines

Immunisation specialist at the Royal Children's Hospital Dr Nigel Crawford said there was no evidence to support homoeopathic vaccines for whooping cough, which can be fatal, especially for infants who have not been immunised.
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The Age

"Obama? I Wouldn't Vote for That Socialite"

And she was off the factual mark on other points about Social Security, jobs, debt and her charge that the HPV vaccine might cause mental retardation. Then there was Rick Perry, with his frightening declaration that Social Security is a Ponzi scheme ...
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Deadline for Student Vaccinations Ticking Closer

Students in all grades need to have four doses of tetanus and diphtheria; three doses of polio and hepatitis B; two doses of measles and mumps and varicella (chickenpox); and one dose of rubella vaccine. -- Reach Chelsea Shank at 505-5432 or ...
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Autism Speaks awards $1.1 million to fund high priority studies

"Suzanne and I are extraordinarily proud of Autism Speaks' continued funding for ... which seeks to lower the average age of autism diagnosis and expand the ...

National Polio Immunisation Begins

This year's national immunization exercise has started with about 5.8 million children below the age of five expected to be immunizes against the deadly polio disease. About 45000 volunteers have been trained for deployment in every part of the county ...
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Progress and Sustainability through Partnership - Proof of Success in India

Earlier this month, India celebrated a major milestone - a full year without a single new case of polio - and was removed from the World Health Organization's list of polio endemic countries. Building on this successful model, India and its partners ...
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Bin Laden Haunts Pakistan Polio Vaccination

By Aamir Latif, OnIslam Correspondent PESHAWAR – The killing of Osama bin Laden in a US raid following a fake vaccination campaign to track Al-Qaeda leader is casting its shadow over campaigns to vaccinate Pakistanis against polio.
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Onislam.net

Measles on Merseyside: Outbreak 'largest since MMR introduced'

An outbreak of measles on Merseyside is the largest in the North West since the MMR vaccine was introduced, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has said. There are now 113 confirmed cases of the illness and another 43 cases are being looked at.
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BBC News

Nobel Laureate Makes Strong Case for Vaccinating Young Males Against HPV to ...

Zur Hausen also said that if society were to vaccinate just one gender to prevent the spread of cervical-cancer causing HPV, it would be more effective to vaccinate just males, highlighting the potential medical value of male HPV vaccinations.
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Eliminating measles – personal stories

I thought it was not necessary to have her vaccinated.” If some multiple vaccines are stabilised by aluminium or mercury derivatives, ECDC is adamant this ...

euronews

Nobel Laureate Makes Strong Case for Vaccinating Young Males Against HPV to ...

Zur Hausen also noted that research shows that early fears of the side effects of the HPV vaccine were overblown, and Australian research shows that there is about one adverse reaction in 100000 vaccinations, which confirms the safe nature of the ...
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Ava, Two-Year-Old Meningitis Survivor, Walks Again Thanks To Prosthetic Foot ...

Two-year-old Ava Bainbridge had barely learned how to take her first steps before she was struck down by meningitis, which cost her her toes and part of both of her feet. However, thanks to her new pair of unique prosthetic 'slippers', Ava is back on ...
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Hepatitis B Vaccinations Increasing for At-Risk Infants

Emily A. Smith, MPH, from the Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, and colleagues examined data from 1994 to 2008 to determine ...
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Chlamydia, Hepatitis C lead diseases reported by Ross health district

Pertussis and syphilis were on the decline, with five reported cases of pertussis and three cases of syphilis. Kathy Wakefield, director of public health and nursing, said the Hepatitis C and chlamydia numbers were not surprising.
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Whooping cough cases back on the rise

A health district spokeswoman said 1071 women took up the offer in the six months ending December 31, 2011, as part of an immunisation program funded by NSW Health. The spokeswoman said both hospitals still offered to vaccinate new mothers against ...
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Japan gives Rs 7.2 crore grant for polio eradication drive

New Delhi: In order to ensure that India remains polio free, Japan today provided a grant of Rs 7.2 crores to UNICEF for purchase of vaccines, supplies, and equipment. India completed a year without reporting any case of polio in January and was ...
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Firstpost

Developing new oral rotavirus vaccine

The University of Otago is playing a major role in the international development of a new low-cost oral vaccine to protect newborn babies against rotavirus. Rotavirus "gastro" is a life-threatening diarrheal disease that results in the death of over ...
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Meningitis Trust cheque presentation

A GROUP of sixth form students at Backwell School presented a cheque for £3431 to The Meningitis Trust. To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their email address below. The message will include the name and email address you gave us ...
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Weston & Somerset Mercury

Girl dies from meningitis bug

Meningitis is an infection of the meninges, the protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. The infection can develop very quickly, sometimes within a matter of hours. Symptoms include, but are not limited to, a bruise-like rash, ...
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Vaccine requirements

The state's immunization requirements changed at the beginning of the 2011-12 school year, and now require all children to get a second dose of the chickenpox vaccine and for seventh-graders to receive two vaccines: diphtheria, acellular pertussis, ...
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The Age of Autism Book

We have a copy of A Full Life with Autism for one lucky AofA reader. Leave a comment to enter. Written by our friend Chantal Sicile-Kira and her adult son ...

Rich McManus Repeats Paul Offit's Libel of Jake Crosby for NIH ...

Dr. Paul Offit, his Sisyphusian effort to place the boulder of vaccine safety and efficacy atop the mountain of evidence is thwarted not by the boulder's ...

Inovio Receives U.S. Patent for SynCon® H1N1 Influenza Universal Vaccine

8133723, covering Inovio's SynCon® universal vaccine related to H1N1 influenza. The patent granted to the Trustees of The University of Pennsylvania has been licensed exclusively to Inovio under its existing license agreement with the university.
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Thoppur Hospital languishes in isolation

The State-run hospital, which deals with 'isolated patients' affected by chickenpox, cholera, mums, tuberculosis and various other communicable diseases, seems to have been literally got isolated and ignored by authorities.
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The Hindu

HPV Vaccine: Are Black Girls Missing Out? | Hello Beautiful

The HPC vaccine which will protect against cancers that can result from sexual activity may not be distributed equally among teens.
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Health measures for IDPs: KP govt steps up emergency polio drive

By Our Correspondent As fears rise on polio spiralling out of control in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP), the provincial government has decided to extend the age limit for vaccination and establish polio immunisation checkpoints in the province.
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The Express Tribune

Hoosier measles outbreaks: Can it happen here?

The state health department notified the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the measles outbreak because people from other states also attended Super Bowl 2012 activities in downtown Indianapolis. The CDC recommends US citizens ...
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Saving koalas - Peter Timms

The first trials, done on animals living in koala sanctuaries, show they start to make a strong immune response to the vaccine within 60 days. Even sick individuals did not have an adverse reaction, suggesting the vaccine is safe to use.
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ABC Online

Anti-polio conference

UPPER DIR, March 25: Religious scholars in an anti-polio conference held here on Sunday assured the district administration of cooperation in persuading people to administer polio drops to their children. The daylong conference organised by NRDF was ...
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2800 children administered polio drops

Islamabad—Advisor to Prime Minister Begum Shahnaz Wazir Ali here inaugurated a drive to administer polio drops to the children of Sweet Homes. The campaign was launched at on Sunday where 2800 children had reached to participate in a week-long (March ...
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Polio emergency at Jalozai camp

PESHAWAR, March 25: The health department is launching a three-day emergency anti-polio vaccination campaign in Jalozai camp and nearby villages to immunise the internally displaced children from highly-endemic Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency, ...
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The ugly toll of health 'efficiency'

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — a division of the Centers for Disease Control — last month quietly refused to vote on whether to recommend Prevnar 13, a vaccine against streptococcal pneumonia, for adults 50 and older.
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New York Post

The ugly toll of health 'efficiency' - New York Post


New York Post

The ugly toll of health 'efficiency'
New York Post
One quote from the last ACIP meeting is as revealing as it is chilling: “The working group plans to continue discussions regarding whether [Prevnar] should be recommended for adults 50 years of age and older as additional data on herd effects and ...

Measles vaccine triumphant in 90 per cent of children

Dr Clifford says the research originated from the fact that around 10 per cent of children do not respond to measles vaccines. Image: iStockSOME children are genetically resistant to the measles vaccine and are still prone to infection despite ...
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Andrew Wakefield Locos Buckhead 2012 - YouTube

Dr Andrew Wakefield Defends His Researchby bravenewbooks2152 views · Vaccine Safety ...
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Growing up close to home

There is much to be learned from this report, which provides an overview of the Growing Up study so far, and details some issues that are really hot at the moment like breast feeding, smoking and immunisation - and many of the early findings are ...
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Schools to monitor your kid's health

Jaipur: Now children's health and keeping track of their immunisation would not the domain of parents only. The school teachers would also be playing an active role in ensuring that the students get regular medical check-ups and are administered ...
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Daily Bhaskar

Polio emergency operation in Jallozai, Bara starts today

In a bid to save Peshawar from a possible outbreak of the crippling polio virus, the government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has decided to vaccinate, on an emergency basis, all youngsters up to the age of 15 years in the Internally Displaced Persons ...
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Mum's bought me new toes so I can walk again: Prosthetics for meningitis ...

By Lucy Laing When she lost her toes and part of her feet to meningitis, Ava Bainbridge had barely even learned how to walk. More than a year later, the two-year-old is ready to try again – thanks to a unique pair of slippers.
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Daily Mail

WHO: 639 deaths from meningococcal meningitis seen in African Meningitis Belt

Enhanced surveillance in the meningitis belt of Sub-Sahara Africa reveals outbreaks of meningococcal meningitis in the area have killed 639 people during the first 10 weeks of the year. According to the GAR, W135 serogroup of Neisseria meningitidis ...
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Science Behind HPV Vaccination Goals Disputed by CBCD | PRLog

Science Behind HPV Vaccination Goals Disputed by CBCD. Some findings show that there is no evidence that Gardasil is effective in preventing either genital ...
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Kiruhura 19th district to file measles cases

By RAJAB MUKOMBOZI (email the author) At least one person has been confirmed dead and 38 others hospitalised following an outbreak of measles in Kiruhura, the district health officials have said. The District Health Officer, Dr Ivan Kaggwa, ...
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the Truth about Gardasil: Gardasil distribution stalled in France ...

The distribution of Merck's human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil has been halted in France, where a government-appointed group of immunologists ...
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Meningitis epidemic hits Uganda

CAIRO: At least 16 people have died in a meningitis epidemic in two districts in northern Uganda over the past three weeks, say health officials. Amuru District, where the epidemic is spreading fast, has recorded 33 cases with 14 deaths since 24 ...
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