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Vaccines becoming easier to receive
Vigo County, IN - Cases of measles are on the rise in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention have reported 268 cases. With so many cases, clinics, hospitals and even convenient stores are making it easier for patients to get vaccinated.
Now Instagram blocking vaccine critics
Social-media platform Instagram is allowing only one side of the debate over vaccines, pledging to censor “anti-vaccine hashtags,” according to The Hill. The debate focuses on the fact that while vaccines undoubtedly prevent many illnesses and deaths, they have triggered extreme reactions, including
Facts about fetal cell lines and Wyo. vaccine laws
The Holiday Inn Aurelia in Rome, Italy will be the site of this week’s 32nd annual International Conference on Vaccines and Immunizations. In anticipation of this event, Renovatio 21 gathered people from around the world to discuss the history, science and politics surrounding the use of aborted chi
Letters : Vaccine science lacking
Parents who choose not to vaccinate have recently (in a letter to the editor) been called “heretics.” Implying that parents of unvaccinated children are religious extremists is intentionally divisive, incorrect and irresponsible.
Jazzy Report : There 's An Arthritis Vaccine ?
Oxford University researchers have reportedly developed a vaccine that can be used to block and prevent pain caused by arthritis. For those who suffer from arthritis pain this could be huge! It’ll actually help the immune system produce antibodies that help block the pain. The results in mice were e
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin exposed his kids to chickenpox instead of getting vaccine
In a move experts say is medically unsound — and can be dangerous — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said in a radio interview Tuesday that he deliberately exposed all nine of his children to chickenpox so they would catch the disease and become immune.
It 's Never Too Late to Get Measles -- Or the Vaccine
If you didn’t get the measles vaccine (MMR) as a child-or don't know whether you did-should you get it as an adult? The answer is, unsurprisingly, a resounding yes. From January 1 to March 14, 2019, 268 cases of measles have been confirmed in 15 states. Even if you did get the vaccine, certain peopl
University of Auckland freshman contracts measles , New Zealand vaccine supplies
Auckland, NZ health officials are reporting a new measles case in a 18 year old University of Auckland student who likely acquired the illness overseas. This is the fourth measles case in Auckland this year.
Some Texas Adults May Need Measles Vaccine
STATEWIDE — There have been more than a dozen confirmed measles cases in Texas in 2019. With one of the most recent cases confirmed in Bexar County, many are asking just what that means. Measles is one of the most contagious viruses, but it's easily contained with a vaccine. Doctors say the vaccine
Vaccine Halts the Spread of Metastatic Cancer
Researchers at UC San Diego Health and the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology are working on a cancer vaccine that's specific for each patient. It's specifically created according to a patient's own cancer mutations and immune system. It's a clinical trial that is only for people with met
Hepatitis B Vaccine Endangers Infants -- Report
Parents are told by public health officials and the media that they should vaccinate their children strictly according to the schedule recommended by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Vaccine for blood cancers soon
Dubai: A new immune therapy treatment harvesting autologous stem cells (cells from patient’s own bone marrow) has been successful in treating different blood cancers and new research indicates that within three years, a vaccine will be available in the market to start pre-emptive treatment of many c
Scientists develop osteoarthritis pain vaccine
Scientists have developed and tested a vaccine that they say could be used to treat chronic pain caused by osteoarthritis. In a collaborative effort led by the Jenner Institute and the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology at the University of Oxford, researchers developed a virus-like particle vaccine
Chickenpox outbreak sparks vaccine lawsuit
(WLWT) A Kentucky family is suing their health department because of an issue with the chickenpox vaccine. Bill Kunkel says his son Jerome, 18, is being discriminated against because of his religious beliefs regarding a vaccine for chickenpox.
Compulsory vaccination : Govt studying age target , vaccine type
KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry is looking into the feasibility of making compulsory immunisation on babies and children in the country by taking into account the suitable age target and type of vaccine required.
Pediatricians : Measles vaccine is safe and effective
The message from pediatric health care professionals is a simple one. Get your children immunized. With five cases of measles in Illinois and outbreaks in other parts of the nation, it is important for parents to get educated on the immunization issue.
Ask the doctors : Meningitis vaccine can be lifesaver
Q: My son is headed for college, and I've heard he should get the meningitis vaccine. Our doctor didn't recommend it, so I figured he'd be fine without it. Is the vaccine really that important?
Vaccine reaction may be due to thimerosal
DEAR DR. ROACH: In response to K.M.'s question about having a reaction to a tetanus shot, you should consider it might've been a reaction to the thimerosal preservative that was probably in the vaccine. Forty years ago, I had a similar reaction that was so severe that I was hospitalized for three da
Vaccine clinics to be held at Temple during mumps outbreak
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two vaccine clinics will be held at Philadelphia's Temple University in response to the ongoing mumps outbreak at the school that's now up to 86 cases. The city's public health department said the MMR vaccine, for measles, mumps and rubella, will be available to all Temple studen
Tetanus Vaccine Clinics Offered Across Northeast Nebraska
O’NEILL, NE — A Nebraska health department is offering tetanus shot clinics across northeast Nebraska to try to protect residents while offering flood recovery. North Central District Health Department announced the clinics in a news release Wednesday. Officials with the Health Department recommend