Flu vaccination programme in England

This report sets out findings relating to the flu vaccination programme in 2017/18; vaccine uptake; vaccine procurement and provision; and future development in flu vaccination.
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Humboldt County has a pertussis vaccination rate of more than 90 percent, but health officials are urging anyone who has not received the booster vaccination to get it immediately.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
From September, vaccination against the human papilloma virus (HPV) is to be extended to boys in Year 8, aged 12-13, (it has been part of the vaccination programme for girls since 2008).
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Globally, vaccination coverage with three doses of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis and one dose of the measles vaccine has stalled.
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Publication date: Available online 15 July 2019Source: Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and MedicineAuthor(s): Emad I. Wafa, Sean M. Geary, Kathleen A. Ross, Jonathan T. Goodman, Balaji Narasimhan, Aliasger K. SalemAbstractThe primary objective of this study was to enhance the antitumor efficacy of a model cancer vaccine through co-delivery of pentaerythritol lipid A (PELA), an immunological adjuvant, and a model tumor antigen, ovalbumin (OVA), separately loaded into polyanhydride particles (PA). In vitro experiments showed that encapsulation of PELA into PA (PA-PELA) significantly enhanced its stimulatory capacity on...
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In today ’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebola response; a UN expert calls for an end to violatio ns against children in Mali; and better training is needed to cut global youth unemployment.
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
False rumors that children are fainting or dying have led parents to turn away vaccinators, threatening the campaign to eradicate the disease.
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The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, which complement an ongoing study with women in Africa.
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Conditions:   Rabies;   Rabies Immunisation Interventions:   Biological: ChAd155-RG;   Other: Placebo;   Biological: Rabies Vaccine Sponsor:   National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Not yet recruiting
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More than one in 10 children  – almost 20 million worldwide – failed to receive potentially lifesaving vaccines in 2018, the UN said on Monday, citing obstacles including conflict, cost and complacency. 
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
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