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The Daily Record
Commentary: House Bill 536 will protect children
At Voices for Ohio's Children, we do exactly what our name implies: We raise our voice for Ohio's nearly 3 million kids.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Nova: Vaccines Calling the Shots to Premiere on PBS, 9/10
Measles. Mumps. Whooping cough. Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago are returning.
Hundreds more sickened in Ohio mumps outbreak
Columbus Public Health says the number of cases linked to this year's outbreak in Franklin, Delaware and Madison counties is more than in the entire U.S. last year.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The avian cell line AGE1.CR.pIX characterized by metabolic flux analysis
In human vaccine manufacturing some pathogens such as Modified Vaccinia Virus Ankara, measles, mumps virus as well as influenza viruses are still produced on primary material derived from embryonated chicken eggs.
CLE doc: Vaccinate kids; autism fears unfounded
It's back-to-school time and it may also be time to take your child to a doctor or clinic for a vaccination or booster shot.
Back to school: Immunizations
While parents and children are picking out new notebooks and shopping for brand new tennis shoes, health officials are reminding them to take children to be immunized by the required schedule before entering school.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Infection Control Today
Vaccine Website Could Increase Uptake
Giving parents access to a dedicated website on the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine is the most cost-effective way to increase uptake, say experts.
Guest column: Anti-vaccination movement threatens the health, safety...
Right now, candidates for the state legislature are going to their mailboxes and finding a disturbing and potentially dangerous questionnaire and set of talking points from an anti-childhood-immunization organization called Michigan Opposing Mandatory Vaccines , a group whose work threatens the health, safety and well-being of children across the ... (more)
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Minot Daily News
It's that time of year again. The school supplies are back in stores and the new fall clothing lines have filled the racks, signifying that the return of school is right around the corner.
Las Cruces Sun-News
Las Cruces clinics offer free immunizations as school begins
Five-year-old Cassidy Rodriguez makes a face as public health registered nurse Susie Arredondo gives her a shot Monday at the West Las Cruces Immunization Center.
Sydney Morning Herald
Measles case prompts Sydney health warning
A public health alert about measles has been issued after a person contracted the highly infectious virus in Sydney's inner west.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Victoria Advocate
Education Celebrations: Immunizations are a good thing
I do not recall that they were painful, but I do recall that my mother presented me with a musical bear that played a song.
Online information most cost-effective means of increasing MMR uptake, research finds
Giving parents access to a website containing information about the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine is the most cost-effective way of increasing its uptake, new University of Leeds research has found.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Measles case confirmed in central Indiana
State health officials have confirmed a case of measles in central Indiana, and they've released a list of locations where others may have been exposed.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
KSAT-TV San Antonio
5K NISD students in danger of missing 1st day of school
Due to the enforcement of Northside Independent School District's "No Shots, No School" policy, students who are not up-to-date on their immunizations -- approximately 5,000 -- will not be allowed to attend class when the school year begins on Aug. 25. However, the University Health System will be offering their services, such as immunizations, ... (more)
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination...
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that adolescents routinely receive 1 dose of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine, 2 doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine, and 3 doses of human papillomavirus vaccine .* ACIP also recommends administration of "catch-up" vaccinations, such as ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Sun Conjunct Jupiter in Leo
On July 24 at 1:44 pm PDT, 4:44 pm EDT, 9:44 pm Greenwich the Sun conjuncts Jupiter at 2 Leo.
The New Zealand Herald
Rise of measles linked to report
A discredited claim that the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine causes autism and bowel disease could be the reason for the spread of measles in the latest outbreak, a health official says.
History Of Autism And Vaccines: How One Man Unraveled The World's Faith In Vaccinations
Autism and vaccinations have been falsely linked for well over a decade, which leads many to wonder: What started it all? Vaccination rates plummeted and infection rates of preventable diseases skyrocketed when the world started to believe vaccines caused autism, but the rapid rise of autism rates tell a different story.
Is your child protected against polio?
The World Health Organisation has recently reported an increased number of polio cases in some countries such as Pakistan and a child who has not been vaccinated against polio can contract the disease while travelling in a foreign country during the summer holidays.