46 min ago | South Wales Argus
'UPTAKE TOO LOW': The Welsh health minister Mark Drakeford has said the uptake of the MMR vaccine in Gwent has been too low In a statement, Minister Mark Drakeford, said there is "particular concern" for the Gwent area, where MMR uptake in the "hardest hit" age group, 10 to 18 years, is still "too low to prevent future outbreaks". He added that ... (more)
46 min ago | The Toronto Star
Nina Penteado strides past fashionable shops and restaurants on Yonge St. near Summerhill Ave., where she was once a familiar sight walking her beloved dog, Colombo.
3 hrs ago | This is Derbyshire
There are two doses of the vaccine available the first gives 95% defence against the disease and the second offers almost complete protection.
Kathrin Jansen is a microbiologist with at least two breakthrough vaccines to her name: she brought the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil to market for Merck and helped develop the $4 billion a year pneumonia and meningitis vaccine Prevnar 13 for Pfizer.
The debate over the mandatory influenza vaccinations of employees is worthy of a vigorous public airing.
Sudanese government and Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North are at odds over a polio vaccination campaign UN agencies intend to carry out in the rebel controlled areas in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.
The World Health Organization says the Horn of Africa is experiencing an outbreak of polio with cases confirmed in Kenya and Somalia.
Luke Tanner, 7, gets vaccinated for measles at a clinic near Swansea, Wales, in April.
Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli bacteria are the primary cause of diarrhea in children living in low and middle income countries result in 400 million diarrheal episodes and approximately 300,000 deaths among children per year.
Letters have been sent to the parents of all school pupils in Derbyshire reminding them to make sure their children get the MMR vaccine.
THIS WON'T HURT A BIT - Little Ruby did not take kindly to Dr. Michael Koch of the Tug Valley Vet Clinic giving her a rabies vaccination at the animal clinic hosted Saturday by the animal rescue group The Paws Squad.
"We want families to know that their pets can be cared for in a safe environment while they take care of family issues and manage their personal priorities." "Our thoughts are with the families who have been impacted by this disaster and we are extending free boarding for small family pets that have also been displaced," said Art Antin, Chief ... (more)
Lee County Domestic Animal Services is warning pet owners to vaccinate their pets against highly contagious and deadly diseases.
Question: Is leptospirosis enough of a problem to warrant annual vaccination? How do I determine if my dog needs to be vaccinated against this disease? Answer: Leptospirosis has become significantly more prevalent in Canada over the past few years.
The director of the North Coast Public Health Unit says recent figures show less than half the young children living in the Mullumbimby area are fully vaccinated.
The programme to inoculate thousands of children at risk from the measles epidemic in the greater Swansea area ends this week Health chiefs are appealing to children still unprotected against measles to sign up to an in-school vaccination drive before it ends.