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Vaccine rates are up, but so are refusals – NBCNews.com

Thu, 18 Jan 2018


NBCNews.com
Vaccine rates are up, but so are refusals
NBCNews.com
More U.S. kids are getting their full series of vaccines, but more and more parents are also refusing to immunize their children, new health insurance data shows. The No. 1 vaccine refusal hotspot is in New York, a new report from the Blue Cross Blue

Could this be a better way to build a flu vaccine? – CNN

Thu, 18 Jan 2018


CNN
Could this be a better way to build a flu vaccine?
CNN
The animals were vaccinated through the nose with a wild-type flu virus or the mutant virus at different doses. The researchers found that their newly developed virus acted like a highly attenuated vaccine in the animals and produced higher interferon
Scientists Move Closer to a Universal Flu VaccineScientific American
100 years after "super-flu" pandemic killed millions, universal vaccine remains elusiveCBS News
Two-thirds of pregnant women aren't getting the flu vaccine. That needs to changeSTAT
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Researchers take step towards a better flu vaccine – NBCNews.com

Thu, 18 Jan 2018


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Researchers take step towards a better flu vaccine
NBCNews.com
Researchers think they've taken a solid step towards making a better flu vaccine by fiddling around with the genetics of flu viruses. Current flu vaccines are not very good, experts agree. They only reduce illness by between one third and two thirds

Oakland County Health Division urges residents to get flu vaccine – The Oakland Press

Fri, 19 Jan 2018


The Oakland Press
Oakland County Health Division urges residents to get flu vaccine
The Oakland Press
Oakland County Health Division urges residents to get flu vaccine. Nina Timmermann, public health nurse with the Oakland County Health Division, organizes flu vaccines at the North Oakland Health Center, located 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac

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Hay fever cure just three years away, scientists believe, after successful vaccine trials – Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 18 Jan 2018


Telegraph.co.uk
Hay fever cure just three years away, scientists believe, after successful vaccine trials
Telegraph.co.uk
A vaccine against hay fever could be ready within three years after human trials showed a major reduction in symptoms. Scientists from the Medical University of Vienna said results were so encouraging that they 'dared' to hope that sufferers would be

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Doctors encourage the measles vaccine – WNDU-TV

Fri, 19 Jan 2018


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Doctors encourage the measles vaccine
WNDU-TV
Public health officials are reporting a second case of measles in a person who was at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. This is unrelated to a previous case we reported last week. Officials are working to contact people who are at the highest

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Not to be sneezed at! Hayfever vaccine that will end misery of the condition could be available in three years – Daily Mail

Fri, 19 Jan 2018

Not to be sneezed at! Hayfever vaccine that will end misery of the condition could be available in three years
Daily Mail
A hayfever vaccine could be available to patients in three years, after being shown to fight off the condition during pollen season. A synthetic version of grass pollen has been created by scientists, which cuts wheezing, itchy eyes and medication use

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Kids’ Vaccinations Are On The Rise, But So Are Parent Refusals – Forbes

Thu, 18 Jan 2018


Forbes
Kids' Vaccinations Are On The Rise, But So Are Parent Refusals
Forbes
Childhood vaccination rates rose 12% among Blue Cross health plan members from 2010 to 2016 although more parents are refusing them, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association says.

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Vaccine mandates in France will save lives – Science Magazine

Thu, 18 Jan 2018

Vaccine mandates in France will save lives
Science Magazine
The French recommendation—which has now gone into effect (1)—was the product of two juries composed of both medical professionals and lay citizens (2), suggesting that Ward et al.'s concerns about acceptance by doctors and the public are unfounded

A 6-year-old just died of rabies. A vaccine could have saved him … – Today.com

Wed, 17 Jan 2018


Today.com
A 6-year-old just died of rabies. A vaccine could have saved him …
Today.com
A 6-year-old boy who died from rabies over the weekend could have been saved by a vaccine, doctors say. Ryker Roque died after being scratched by a bat his father had put in a bucket after finding it. The vaccine that could have saved him is one of the

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