Vaccine Exemptions Up for Third Year in a Row, CDC Reports Vaccine Exemptions Up for Third Year in a Row, CDC Reports

Although overall vaccination coverage is high, coverage could be improved in several states, including Oregon and the District of Columbia, the agency said.Medscape Medical News
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A new study from the CDC found cases of women positive for HPV types 16 and 18 - responsible for about 70% of cervical cancers worldwide - fell by more than 30% from 2008 to 2014.
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(American Association for Cancer Research) An analysis of cervical precancers over a period of seven years showed that two strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) that have been targeted by vaccination since 2006 have declined, accounting for a smaller proportion of cervical disease. The study offers evidence that HPV vaccination reduced the incidence of infections that can lead to cervical cancer.
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More adolescents may be spurred to act on their own and get vaccinated amid growing disease outbreaks and seeing peers doing the same on social media.Medscape Medical News
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(Natural News) You have been lied to. For years, the mainstream media and the pharmaceutical industry have been deceiving the general public with their pro-vaccine propaganda, pushing the idea that vaccines hold the miracle panacea to disease prevention. Vaccines have been touted to be safe and effective, but this is only true to a certain...
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It's not clear what the government could do to enforce vaccinations, but FDA Commissioner Dr Scott Gottlieb insisted there are 'certain rules' that could be mandated.
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On Feb. 15, the CDC released a pair ofMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports that offer interim information on the 2018-2019 influenza season and address this season's flu vaccine effectiveness.
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Dr. Kakoli Ghosh, Strategic Program on Sustainable Agriculture Management Team, FAO Ms. Loreta Zdanovaite, Partnerships Officer, Division of Partnerships, FAOBy Kakoli Ghosh and Loreta ZdanovaiteROME, Feb 20 2019 (IPS)When young people from small towns and villages seek higher education they have to usually migrate to big cities leaving their local communities behind. On completion of their degree from the Universities, they generally prefer staying in cities, in search of a good job and a successful career. Though this is a standard practice, it is also a case of lost opportunities, especially for students who pursue high...
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The federal government could "mandate certain rules about what is and isn't permissible when it comes to allowing people to have exemptions," FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told CNN.
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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 -- The U.S. government may have to take steps to reduce vaccine exemptions for children if states do not do it, the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration suggested. His comments come as measles outbreaks rage in a...
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Publication date: Available online 20 February 2019Source: BiologicalsAuthor(s): Gordana Kovacevic, Vesna Milosevic, Petar Knezevic, Aleksandra Knezevic, Ivana Knezevic, Jelena Radovanov, Natasa Nikolic, Aleksandra Patic, Vladimir Petrovic, Ivana Hrnjakovic Cvjetkovic, Ljiljana StanisicAbstractThe main purpose of this paper is to estimate the pre-vaccination prevalence of 12 hrHPV types among 564 women from Vojvodina province (Serbia). The corrected contingency coefficient (Ccorr) was used to estimate the importance of association of examined HPV types and cytological diagnosis. The highest association with the abnormal cy...
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