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1 hr ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Meningitis vaccine required for Mo. college kids

Students living in campus housing at Missouri's public universities will be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis beginning next year.


Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, University of Miami, HPV

5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Chickenpox: The parties to avoid

Scott and Michelle Bibby with Isla, 7, , Devon, 4, and Eden, 8. When Isla was 2 she suffered severe complications from chickenpox.


Related Topix: Chickenpox, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

9 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Lake Park vet offering low cost rabies vaccines, micro chipping

Dr. Alba Sosa may not have been too busy giving pets their rabies vaccines on Friday, but come Saturday that will likely change.


Related Topix: Lowndes County, GA, Lake Park, GA, Health, Decatur County, GA, Valdosta, GA

13 hrs ago | KGW-TV Portland

Measles cases in Washington have quintupled

Measles cases are up dramatically from last year and that has the state warning of an outbreak.


Related Topix: Washington, Health

14 hrs ago |

Researchers Assess New Way to Boost Polio Immunity

Polio is history in much of the world, but remains common in places like Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan.


Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

19 hrs ago | Fox News

Measles outbreaks hit 18-year high in Washington state

Washington state health officials reported on Thursday the highest number of measles cases since 1996 and urged residents to seek vaccinations against the preventable disease during the state's third outbreak of the virus this year.


Related Topix: Health, Washington, Washington Government, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

22 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Missouri enacts law requiring meningitis vaccine

Legislation signed by Gov. Jay Nixon requires students to be vaccinated unless they have a signed statement for a medical or religious exemption.


Related Topix: Health, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Yesterday |

Doctors in SLO County frustrated over high cost of vaccines

The high cost of vaccines is a problem in San Luis Obispo County, said County Medical Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo County, CA, Health, Pediatrics, Medicine

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Fox Exposes Person to Rabies in Greenville County

One person has been exposed to rabies in the travelers' rest area of Greenville County after encountering a fox that tested positive for the disease, state health officials announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Health

The Washington Post

Trial: dengue shot offers some protection

The most advanced vaccine for dengue only offers modest protection but could still help millions of people avoid the devastating effects of the disease known as "breakbone fever," according to a large trial.


Related Topix: Health, Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, World News

The Globe and Mail

Flu shot during pregnancy protects mother, baby after birth

Nurse Laura Gill administers a dose of the H1N1 vaccine in Ottawa in this November 2, 2009 photo.


Related Topix: Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Medicine, Influenza, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Economist

Smallpox: Whoops

SMALLPOX is a horrible disease. It is easily transmitted, causes blisters all over the body, and kills around 30% of those it infects.


Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Cortlandt Daily Voice

Westchester Offers Rabies Vaccinations In Cortlandt

Under state law, dogs and cats must receive their first rabies vaccine no later than four months after birth.


Related Topix: Health

Who's in line for free vaccination

Virtuoso violinist and polio survivor, Itzhak Perlman, says all children must be vaccinated against the disease, as the WHO warns of possible new outbreaks in conflict zones.


Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 09, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Editorial: Florida lagging on HPV vaccinations

The CDC recommends the HPV vaccine for those 11 to 26 years old, but it is most effective at ages 11 to 12.  When a vaccine for preventing the human papillomavirus debuted less than a decade ago, the thought of vaccinating children for a sexually transmitted virus that can cause cancer caused an uproar.


Related Topix: Health, HPV, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Kathy Castor, Democrat, US Politics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cancer, Medicine, Opinion

The New Zealand Herald

Shelley Bridgeman: Should vaccinations be compulsory?

About every 18 months the issue of vaccinations becomes especially newsworthy. In January 2013, following the hospitalisation of an unvaccinated seven-year-old with tetanus, I suggested that not vaccinating your children was "considered a badge of honour in some circles", that it has "become something of a status symbol in some quarters".


Related Topix: Health, New Zealand, World News


Rabid cat attacks family dogs in Pooler

A feral cat that attacked two family dogs on Old Dean Forest Road in Pooler has tested positive for rabies, the Chatham County Health Department announced today.


Related Topix: Pooler, GA, Chatham County, GA, Health

Merced Sun-Star

11 whooping cough cases reported in Windham County

Of the 11 confirmed cases, 10 people have been vaccinated against whooping cough.


Related Topix: Windham County, VT, Health, Brattleboro, VT

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Vaccination for deadly disease is not a luxury, it's a lifesaver

RESIDENTS are being urged to invest in life-saving vaccinations after an influx in the amount of cases of a deadly disease being reported.


Related Topix: Health

KOLD-TV Tucson

Back-to-school immunization clinics open in Cochise County

By Angeline Carbajal, Tucson News Now intern TUCSON, AZ - Cochise Health and Social Services are opening five vaccination clinics on six different days in Cochise County beginning July 22 for all school-age children heading back to school.


Related Topix: Cochise County, AZ, Tucson, AZ, Cochise, AZ, Health, Willcox, AZ, Bisbee, AZ