Rise in mumps outbreaks prompts U.S. officials to weigh third vaccine dose

Federal health officials are evaluating the benefit of an additional dose of the mumps vaccine because of the increasing number of mumps outbreaks since 2006. More than 5,000 cases of the contagious viral illness were reported last year in the United States, the most in a decade. Among the outbreaks in recent years, 19 occurred last year on college […]Related:Many people keep taking prescription opioids during addiction treatmentU.S. life expectancy will soon be on par with Mexico’s and the Czech Republic’sCDC temporarily halts work at biosafety labs because of air hose concerns
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A Chinese drug company produced nearly 500,000 substandard vaccines for babies, roughly double an earlier estimate by authorities investigating a safety scandal, state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday.
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Publication date: 14 August 2018Source: Cell Reports, Volume 24, Issue 7Author(s): Michelle Meyer, Asuka Yoshida, Palaniappan Ramanathan, Erica Ollmann Saphire, Peter L. Collins, James E. Crowe, Siba Samal, Alexander BukreyevSummaryComparative immune response profiling is important for selecting next-generation vaccines. We comprehensively evaluated the antibody responses from a panel of nine respiratory vaccines against Ebola virus (EBOV) derived from human and avian paramyxoviruses expressing EBOV glycoprotein (GP). Most vaccines were protective in guinea pigs but yielded antibody repertoires that differed in proportion ...
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Northeast China's Liaoning province has now culled 8,116 hogs in response to an outbreak of African swine fever earlier this month, the provincial animal husbandry bureau told Reuters on Wednesday.
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This study was carried out during a varicella outbreak in 3 preschools in İzmir, Turkey, in April 2016. Using questionnaires, data including children`s medical and vaccination histories were collected from their parents. Attack rates in vaccinated and unvaccinated children were calculated and the analyses of vaccine effectiveness and of risk factors for breakthrough disease were conducted. A total of 124 children were enrolled in the study. Of the 124 children, 77 (62%) had received 1-dose varicella vaccine before the outbreak. Varicella developed in 34 of 124 children during the outbreak, and 18 of them (53%) had breakth...
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[Daily Trust] Katsina health authorities have begun vaccinating 150,000 people in the council area of Danja in the wake of a recent outbreak of Yellow fever.
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Northeast China's Liaoning province has culled 8,116 hogs after an outbreak of African swine fever earlier this month, the provincial animal husbandry bureau told Reuters on Wednesday.
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Publication date: Available online 14 August 2018Source: International Review of NeurobiologyAuthor(s): Kah-Chung Leong, Stewart Cox, Courtney King, Howard Becker, Carmela M. ReichelAbstractInterest for the use of oxytocin as a treatment for addiction began over 40 years ago. Better known for its roles in parturition, lactation and pair bonding, oxytocin also has anxiolytic properties, reduces immune and inflammatory responses, and has a role in learning and memory. In this chapter, oxytocin effects on addiction processes are described by highlighting research findings that have used oxytocin within current preclinica...
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Erika Hurt had become the face of drug addiction. The young mother was captured in a photograph by police, passed out in the driver's seat of her car outside a Dollar General store in Hope, Ind. — an empty syringe still resting between the 25-year-old addict's fingers. The snapshot captured yet another horrifying moment in the […]Related:How the government can fight the opioid epidemic under a public health emergencyPat yourself on the back, America. Your cholesterol levels are holding steady, CDC says.Rise in mumps outbreaks prompts U.S. panel to endorse 3rd vaccine dose
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Rising infections caused by a type of bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics is causing longer hospitalizations and may mean a higher risk of death for children in the United States, according to a new study. The study, published this week in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, found that three out of five children admitted […]Related:Rise in mumps outbreaks prompts U.S. officials to weigh third vaccine doseMany people keep taking prescription opioids during addiction treatmentAir pollution affects preterm birthrates globally, study finds
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The average length of stay on an anti-addiction medication was just 55 days.Related:Rise in mumps outbreaks prompts U.S. officials to weigh third vaccine doseU.S. life expectancy will soon be on par with Mexico’s and the Czech Republic’sCDC temporarily halts work at biosafety labs because of air hose concerns
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