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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.
Health Minister Terry Lake said his ministry is watching closely as Fraser Health deals with a potential outbreak of measles, which appears linked to a lack of routine vaccinations in school-aged children.
Despite concerns this flu season would reach the pandemic levels hit when the swine flu surfaced in 2009, Pennsylvania is on pace to fall well short of any records, experts said.
At left, Dr. Lisa Ferretti DVM., prepares an injection for one of the tiger cubs at the Chaffee Zoo on March 4, 2014.
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.
Whooping cough or Pertussis disease can start just like the common cold, with a runny nose or congestion, sneezing, and perhaps even a mild cough or fever.
In this 2010 file photo Rwandan vendors wait to sell bundles of wood at a morning market in Kigali, Rwanda.
Prospective B.C. Lions Felions auditioned Sunday at Scotiabank Dance Centre in Vancouver.
Get ready to grit your teeth and roll up your sleeve. Flu vaccinations are now available at all county health departments.
The previous day's ice storm had zapped the power at Prodigal Farm in Rougemont, but the goats didn't care.
While going through some old files recently, I found a copy of the composite class photo of an elementary school class.
Dr Darren Hunt, director of public health, has asked schools to update registers to readily identify any unimmunised children in contact with measles.
A measles outbreak in a Chilliwack school has Fraser Health's chief medical officer urging residents who may have been exposed to the virus not to travel during spring break.
"With limited access to screening and treatment, it is all the more important to vaccinate girls against HPV to give them the best protection possible against cervical cancer, which claims more than a quarter of a million women's lives every year."
The University of California-Santa Barbara began vaccinations for meningitis on Feb. 24. The vaccinations are welcome, but too late for UCSB lacrosse player Aaron Loy, whose feet were amputated after he contracted meningitis in November.
Researchers said they and their American colleagues had identified 12 closely related antibodies capable of recognizing and destroying multiple strains of HIV.