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Virologic Monitoring of Poliovirus Type 2 after Oral Poliovirus Vaccine Type 2 Withdrawal in April 2016 — Worldwide, 2016–2017

Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - Category: American Health Source Type: news

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Thirty children have died from confirmed influenza-related causes so far this flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) most recent weekly report, released last Friday. The total includes deaths between Oct. 16 and Jan. 13. CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald has described the 2017-2018 flu season as “very active,” and has said that much of the country is experiencing “widespread and intense flu activity.” During a Jan. 12 press update, Fitzgerald said that influenza A, H3N2, has been the most common strain of flu virus reported this year. “These ...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news
This year’s flu season has been unusually active and influenza is still spreading, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Flu activity has increased throughout the United States as of the second week of January, the CDC said Friday. Ten influenza-related deaths in children were reported through the week ending on Jan. 13, bringing the total flu-related pediatric deaths to 30. More than 60,000 samples testing positive for influenza have been reported since monitoring for the virus began on Oct. 1, according to the CDC. The flu is widespread in every state in the country except for Hawaii, h...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized flu flu season healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news
The country had just eight cases of polio last year. The murder of a 38-year-old woman and her 16-year-old daughter will not derail vaccination efforts, a leader says.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Poliomyelitis Guinea Worm Disease Vaccination and Immunization Rotary Clubs International Taliban Afghanistan Pakistan Source Type: news
Dr. Suzanne Humphries, a well-known advocate for vaccine truth, received a heinous death threat in an e-mail message on the night of January 18th, 2018. The e-mail contained criminal references to torture and a mass shooting event. She has filed reports with both the police and FBI. More importantly, Dr. Humphries has opted to be […] VacTruth.com
Source: vactruth.com - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Influence & Psychology Death Threat Dr. Suzanne Humphries Polly Tommey Vaccine Advocacy Source Type: blogs
TOKYO and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales &Marketing Network) -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Yoshihiko Hatanaka, "Astellas") and Vical Incorporated (NASDAQ: VICL) announced today that ASP0113, an investigat... Biopharmaceuticals Astellas Pharma, Vical , cytomegalovirus
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
A study published in PNAS has shown that human papillomavirus vaccination does not protect against reinfection.
Source: Clinical Pharmacist - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
(University College London) By identifying why skin immunity declines in old age, a UCL-led research team has found that an anti-inflammatory pill could help make vaccines more effective for elderly people.The study, published today in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, found that an excessive inflammation reaction in older people can obstruct the immune system.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
(University of Waterloo) The vaccines used by commercial fish farmers are not protecting fish from disease, according to a new study.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - Category: Biology Source Type: news
Discussion During the wintertime, everyone needs to bundle up to stay warm but too much clothing or using it improperly can cause problems. General rules for infant and children’s clothing is to have them wear one more layer of clothing than the adult is comfortable wearing in the same environment. Premature infants may need a second layer. (In hot weather a single layer for infants and children is enough.) Dress the children in thin, multiple layers. Here are a couple of examples: Infant Undershirt and diaper, socks or booties Pajamas or dressing gown Blanket sleeper, sleep sack or receiving blanket *Hat and mi...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
If we want to talk about the opioid epidemic as an actual epidemic, let’s use the same terms we use for communicable disease: agent, vector/environment, host. Virulence. Transmission. Immunity. The media has done a great job of providing descriptive statistics of the epidemic. And recent oversight, both legislative and advisory, have attempted to focus on altering vector (prescriber) behavior in the wake of apparent failed attempts to reduce agent virulence. What seems to be lacking in the overall discussion though, in my opinion, is a focus on the host. That is where eradication of epidemics has generally been more ...
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Conditions Pain Management Primary Care Source Type: blogs
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