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Lake Cowichan Gazette
Let's get the vaccination conversation going
There have been two cases of measles in the Upper Fraser Valley and another 100 suspected cases are out there.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Officials confirm measles in rural Manitoban
Measles is spread through droplets in the air formed when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
Should New Yorkers Get Revaccinated Against Measles?
A young child suffers from measles in the 1960s. Measles incidence dropped 99 percent after the vaccine was introduced in 1963.
21 Mumps Cases Related To Ohio State University Outbreak
The Columbus Health Department says at least 21 people have come down with the Mumps.
Effective Messages in Vaccine Promotion: A Randomized Trial.
To test the effectiveness of messages designed to reduce vaccine misperceptions and increase vaccination rates for measles-mumps-rubella .
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Vaccine bill debated in Colorado House
A Colorado House committee heard emotional testimony Thursday about a proposal to make it harder to send kids to school without their vaccines.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Isolation key to containing measles outbreak at Chilliwack school
Rosedale's Mount Cheam Christian school closed two days before its schedule spring break this week in the midst of a measles outbreak.
Washington Square News
Measles outbreak spreads in New York City
The New York City Department of Health confirmed yesterday that the measles outbreak has increased from 16 confirmed patients to 19 in areas including Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Health News Digest
Vaccines: A Critical Tool in Protecting and Promoting Public Health
Author: Dr. Karen Midthun, director of FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research Last Updated: Mar 11, 2014 - 3:18:19 PM By Dr. Karen Midthun, director of FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research Mar 11, 2014 - 3:14:40 PM - Vaccines are a critical tool in protecting and promoting the public health in the U.S. and around the ... (more)
Mumps Outbreak Confirmed on OSU Campus
A confirmed mumps outbreak on the the Ohio State campus is causing growing concern to the surrounding areas.
Mumps outbreak at Ohio State: Five things you need to know
At least 16 people at Ohio State University have fallen ill with mumps, a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus, according to public health officials.
US Food and Drug Administration
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Vaccines are a critical tool in protecting and promoting the public health in the U.S. and around the world.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Dr. Jeff Hersh: Precautionary advice for travelers
A: Many things can be done to help ensure a traveler's health and safety. See your healthcare provider well before your planned departure date.
The Miami Herald
16 cases of mumps reported in Ohio State outbreak
Columbus Public Health spokesman Jose Rodriguez says officials expect to see more cases because those who contract the virus can be contagious for weeks and about one-third of them generally don't show symptoms.
Ohio State University Now Reports 16 Mumps Cases
Columbus health officials say the number of Mumps cases at Ohio State University is now 16. That number is up from the 13 confirmed cases on Friday.
Measles: Signs and symptoms of a disease many thought irradicated
This is the second major notice http://www.cdc.gov/measles/about/signs-symptoms.html of outbreaks of measles infections in the United States in the last 12 months.
Vaccines Are Safe for Infants, But Don't Tell Their Parents
Since the late 1990s, doctors and public health officials have been battling the belief , fueled by a discredited study , that vaccines can cause autism.
Before you travel, have these medical tests done
Are you planning to travel out of the country? Here are some of the tests and vaccinations you might need to take.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
NYC Reports Measles Outbreak
A measles outbreak in New York City has sickened 16 people, four of whom required hospitalization, the city's health department reports.
Ignorance and Bliss
Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study. 'Proctor, a professor of the history of science at Stanford, is one of the world's leading experts in agnotology , a neologism signifying the study of the cultural production of ignorance.