Friday Feedback: Resistance to HPV Vaccination

(MedPage Today) -- HPV is deadly and vaccine-preventable, so why have immunization rates lagged?
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

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Conclusion: To conclude, the study highlights good knowledge about hepatitis B infection with requirement of more emphasis on the practical aspects of management in a case of NSI/blood splash and can guide to improve the vaccination status and knowledge of HBI amongst HCWs. PMID: 31315320 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 July 2019Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Elena Segal, Aharon Schif, Imad Kasis, Sarit RavidAbstractWe aimed to identify the most common causes of acute ataxia in children in the era of widespread varicella vaccination and the yield of commonly used diagnostic work-up. This retrospective study reviewed the medical records of children who presented with ataxia of less than 72 h duration, over the last 12 years. Associated signs and symptoms, laboratory, EEG and neuroimaging studies, final diagnosis and clinical findings at discharge and during follow-up were studie...
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - Category: Chemistry Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 July 2019Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): J.M. González, T. Navarro, D. Lacasta, J.J. Ramos, L.M. Ferrer, N.G.C. Vasileiou, M. de las HerasABSTRACTVaccination programs against Ovine Respiratory Complex (ORC) in lambs should be accompanied by non-specific preventive measure, e.g., establishment of proper management and husbandry conditions. Implementing a vaccination plan against ORC requires: involvement of all farm staff, recording data, a positive cost:benefit analysis and continuous monitoring over time. Licensed vaccines for sheep are only against Mannheimia haemoly...
Source: Small Ruminant Research - Category: Zoology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 July 2019Source: Veterinary MicrobiologyAuthor(s): Milan Obradovic, J. Alex Pasternak, Siew Hon Ng, Brenda Allan, Robert Brownlie, Heather L. WilsonAbstractLawsonia intracellularis is an obligate intracellular microorganism and the causative agent of porcine proliferative enteropathy. Due to its obligate intracellular nature, characterization of antigens and proteins involved in host-pathogen interaction and immune recognition have been difficult to achieve using conventional microbiological techniques. In this work, we used 2-dimensional gel electrophoresis coupled with Western-immuno...
Source: Veterinary Microbiology - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
With the continued failure of clinical trials of therapies for Alzheimer's disease, largely immunotherapies, that aim to clear amyloid-β, a growing faction of researchers are rejecting the amyloid hypothesis. In that mainstream view of the condition, the accumulation of amyloid-β causes the early stages of Alzheimer's, but in addition to disrupting the function of neurons, it also causes immune cells in the brain to become inflammatory, dysfunctional, and senescent. This in turn sets the stage for the aggregation of tau protein into neurofibrillary tangles, which causes widespread cell death and the much more sev...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Medicine, Biotech, Research Source Type: blogs
[WHO] Brazzaville, July 19, 2019 - As the Global Vaccine Action Plan GVAP) 2011-2020 nears its conclusion in 2020, a regional consultation was held this week by the WHO Regional Office for Africa to shape a new immunization strategy for the next decade with the aim that everyone, everywhere, at every age, fully benefits from vaccines for good health and well-being.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Flu vaccine suppliers have told pharmacies that some deliveries of the standard quadrivalent flu vaccine will be delayed until November 2019.
Source: The Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Condition:   Healthy Volunteer Interventions:   Biological: Flucelvax;   Biological: Fluvirin;   Biological: Fluzone High Dose Sponsor:   National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Recruiting
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Condition:   Clostridium Infections Interventions:   Biological: C. difficile investigational vaccine based on the F2 antigen (GSK2904545A);   Biological: C. difficile investigational vaccine based on the F2 antigen (GSK2904545A) adjuvanted with AS01B;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   GlaxoSmithKline Not yet recruiting
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