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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday |

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

Waikato Times

Measles linked to Auckland strain

Medical officer of health Dr Anita Bell said 95 cases had been confirmed in the Waikato since the outbreak began in June.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Health, Mumps

Crofs Blogs

A better way to fight polio?

Efforts to fight polio outbreaks by vaccinating adults as well as children are costly and potentially misguided.


Related Topix: Congo, Africa, World News, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

It's a shot in the arm for Queensland

BILL Shorten has a message for Prime Minister Tony Abbott. One he repeated at least eight times today.


Related Topix: Health

Squamish Chief

US government withdraws $1.38M research grant for AIDS vaccine from university team

An AIDS research team at Iowa State University will not get the final $1.38 million payment of a National Institutes of Health five-year grant after a team member admitted last year to faking research results, the NIH said Tuesday.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Iowa State University

More than 200 exposed to whooping cough in Grant County

Grant County Health District staff are investigating three confirmed cases and 210 people who came in contact with ill individuals with whooping cough in Mattawa and Quincy.


Related Topix: Grant County, WA, Mattawa, WA, Quincy, WA, Health

News 4 Jax

Study: HPV vaccine doesn't increase blood clot risk

A new study finds no increased risk of blood clots in women who've been vaccinated for the Human Papillomavirus, or HPV.


Related Topix: HPV, Health

Medical Daily

HPV Vaccination Does Not Increase Women's Blood Clot Risk

There are currently two human papillomavirus vaccines approved by the Food and Drug Administration, including Cervarix and Gardasil, both of which are considered "very safe."


Related Topix: HPV, Health, World News, Denmark,

Business Journal

Excela Health tops hospital immunization for flu

Getting doctors, nurses and others who work in a hospital vaccinated against seasonal flu is a way to prevent spread of the disease to patients.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Health, Pennsylvania