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By creating a completely artificial flu-like structure, researchers are on their way to reducing yearly flu shots to just once in a lifetime.
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Letters have been sent to the parents of all school pupils in Derbyshire reminding them to make sure their children get the MMR vaccine.
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LAHORE: The death toll following the epidemic of measles in Punjab soared to 97 as another child died in a hospital during treatment here on Thursday.
A PROFESSOR of medicine at Bristol University will throw light on the historic fight against smallpox at the birthplace of vaccination this Bank Holiday Monday.
On Saturday, June 15 Mendocino County Animal Care Services, a program under Health and Human Services Agency, will hold a one-day Dog License Amnesty Program in conjunction with a low-cost rabies vaccine clinic at the Ukiah Shelter at 298 Plant Road.
My son was a typically developing toddler. He met his milestones early or on time.
Deaths from flu pandemics tend to skew younger than those from seasonal flu because of "antigenic recycling," or the fact that some parts of flu viruses have already made the rounds.
HELSINKI/LONDON - GlaxoSmithKline Plc's H1N1 pandemic flu shot may put adults at higher risk of developing narcolepsy, not only children as previous studies found, Finland's National Institute for Health and Welfare said on Thursday .
'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)
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.
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.