Mandatory childhood vaccination could cause “irreparable damage,” says expert panel

Source: BMJ News - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 14 November 2019Source: The Lancet Global HealthAuthor(s): Karoun H Bagamian, John D Anderson, Farzana Muhib, Oliver Cumming, Lindsey A Laytner, Thomas F Wierzba, Richard RheingansSummaryBackgroundDiarrhoea, a global cause of child mortality and morbidity, is linked to adverse consequences including childhood stunting and death from other diseases. Few studies explore how diarrhoeal mortality varies subnationally, especially by cause, which is important for targeting investments. Even fewer examine indirect effects of diarrhoeal morbidity on child mortality. We estimated the subnational d...
Source: The Lancet Global Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Abstract Analysis of the Amino-peptidase N (APN) protein from Anopheles culicifacies as a vector based Transmission Blocking Vaccines (TBV) target has been considered for malaria vaccine development. Short peptides as potential epitopes for B cells and cytotoxic T cells and/or helper T cells were identified using prediction models provided by NetCTL and IEDB servers. Antigenicity determination, allergenicity, immunogenicity, epitope conservancy analysis, atomic interaction with HLA allele specific structure models and population coverage were investigated in this study. The analysis of the target protein helped to...
Source: Bioinformation - Category: Bioinformatics Authors: Tags: Bioinformation Source Type: research
Condition:   Ovarian Cancer Intervention:   Drug: W_ova1 Vaccine Sponsors:   University Medical Center Groningen;   Biontech RNA Pharmaceuticals GmbH Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Rabies Interventions:   Biological: ChAdOx2 RabG;   Biological: Inactivated Rabies Vaccine Sponsor:   University of Oxford Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Hepatitis B Vaccination Interventions:   Biological: Subcutaneous fat injection of Recombivax-HB;   Biological: Intramuscular injection of Recombivax-HB Sponsor:   University of Maryland, Baltimore Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
All children attending preschool or higher in the country must be immunized, with fines for parents who do not comply, under a law that is to take effect next spring.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Germany Measles Vaccination and Immunization Politics and Government Epidemics Children and Childhood Source Type: news
Health authorities in eastern Congo have introduced a new Ebola vaccine produced by Johnson&Johnson, aid group MSF said on Thursday, to help combat the world's second-worst outbreak of the virus on record.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
The hepatitis A and B vaccine has been added to the  list of medicines that cannot be parallel exported from the UK.
Source: The Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
FLU JAB is the best form of protection against the illness, and every year it becomes available on the NHS. But reports have emerged of a £1.50 flu jab scam which could drain victims’ bank accounts.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Germany's Boehringer Ingelheim, the global No. 2 in animal health, is having to rebuild itself in China after a deadly pig disease decimated sales of unrelated mainstay vaccines, bringing write-offs and leaving it facing a three-year slog to recovery.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
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