What Ontario's plan to reduce public health units could mean

The Ford government is consolidating local health units cutting their budgets by 27 per cent, a move that will mean a lot of pressure on clinicians those who deal with health and water inspections, infectious diseases and vaccinations.
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In this study nine epitopes were predicted as promising vaccine candidate against ILTV. In vivo and in vitro studies are required to support the effectiveness of these predicted epitopes as a multipeptide vaccine through clinical trials. PMID: 31011331 [PubMed]
Source: Advances in Bioinformatics - Category: Bioinformatics Tags: Adv Bioinformatics Source Type: research
[Premium Times] Nigeria has the most children unvaccinated and under-vaccinated against measles in the world, despite a global decline in deaths from the dangerous but preventable disease.
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[Premium Times] Nigeria has concluded plans for mass vaccination of children in all parts of the country throughout the period of the 2019 African Vaccination Week.
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[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -The Health Ministry may not meet its target of vaccinating all girls of ten of age against the Human Papilloma Virus-HPV following a global shortage of the vaccine.
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[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -To improve the completion rates for the Human Papilloma Virus-HPV vaccination, the Health Ministry has introduced school immunization registers in collaboration with the Education and Sports Ministry.
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[SAnews.gov.za] As the country commemorates African Vaccination Week, the South African Medical Association (SAMA) has urged South Africans to find out more about vaccinations in their areas, and to ensure that their children are vaccinated.
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Criticism, scathing comments, and harassment are becoming more common elements of social media discourse. Recent coordinated public attacks directed at higher education faculty illustrate these troubling trends. In several cases, these attacks have been politically motivated by participants who disagree with a faculty member’s statements regarding sensitive subjects. Whereas most high-profile cases have included faculty teaching at the undergraduate level who use social media to promote scholarly discussion, medical school faculty may also be at risk, especially if their scholarly pursuits pertain to politically char...
Source: Academic Medicine - Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Invited Commentaries Source Type: research
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[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -At least 109, 000 under-five children in the country's nine flood-affected districts are expected to benefit from measles rubella vaccination campaign currently being conducted by Ministry of Health with support from United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF).
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Number of measles cases worldwide nearly quadrupled in first quarter of 2019 to 112,163 against same period last year. Higher numbers have been recorded in all regions, with spikes in case numbers also occurring in countries with high overall vaccination coverage, including US.
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