'We ran out': Flu shot cupboards fall bare at some pediatricians' offices

Parents of young children in Ontario and Nova Scotia are having trouble accessing flu vaccines, which health authorities say aren't simple to move around.
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Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC08622B, CommunicationChang-xin Huo, Debashis Dhara, Scott Baliban, Setare Tahmasebi Nick, Zibin Tan, Raphael Simon, Anup Kumar Misra, Xuefei Huang The first synthetic carbohydrate based potential anti-Salmonella Enteritidis vaccine has been developed by conjugating a synthetic tetrasaccharide antigen with bacteriophage Q β. High levels of specific and long lasting anti-glycan IgG... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Research reveals striking changes in babies ’ immune development that could form the basis for lifesaving vaccinesA groundbreaking study has claimed that the key to saving the lives of newborns is found in just half a teaspoon of blood.Research has revealed dramatic changes in the immune systems of newborns, which scientists say could transform our understanding of disease in babies.Continue reading...
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Authors: Ohno T, Miyasaka Y, Kuga M, Ushida K, Matsushima M, Kawabe T, Kikkawa Y, Mizuno M, Takahashi M Abstract Malaria is caused by Plasmodium parasites and is one of the most life-threatening infectious diseases in humans. Infection can result in severe complications such as cerebral malaria, acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome, and acute renal injury. These complications are mainly caused by P. falciparum infection and are major causes of death associated with malaria. There are a few species of rodent-infective malaria parasites, and mice infected with such parasites are now widely used for s...
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Authors: Nakata J, Oji Y, Oka Y, Sugiyama H PMID: 30882253 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Jerome Kunkel, 18, was banned from his Kentucky school, which is experiencing a chickenpox outbreak, because he isn't vaccinated against the virus. Now he's suing.
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Jing Xing, Hongsen Xu, Xiaoqian Tang, Xiuzhen Sheng, Wenbin Zhan
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(MedPage Today) -- Study examined incidence of immune-related adverse events after flu vaccination
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Russian-speakers in Washington have the lowest vaccination rates in the state, and insular communities help anti-vaccination myths spread, paving the way for the measles outbreak.
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AbstractThe role of viral load in the outcome of patients requiring hospital admission due to influenza is not well established. We aim to assess if there is an association between the viral load and the outcome in hospitalized patients with a confirmed influenza virus infection. A retrospective observational study including all adult patients who were hospitalized in our center with a confirmed influenza virus infection from January to May 2016. Viral load was measured by real-time reverse-transcriptase –polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR) cycle threshold (Ct) value on upper respiratory tract samples. Its value was ...
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In this study, we used silkworm pupae to develop a safer vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients. Aβ15 peptide was fused with the cholera toxin B subunit (CTB) and expressed in silkworm pupae. Then, we tested an oral vaccine with the peptide expressed by silkworm pupae in a transgenic mouse model of AD. The results show that anti-Aβ antibodies were induced, Aβ deposition in the brain decreased, the content of malondialdehyde was lower than in the other group, and memory and cognition of the mice improved. These results suggest that the high-nutrient CTB-Aβ15 silkworm pupa vaccine has ...
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