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County cuts cost of vaccine as Hepatitis B claims six lives – The Standard

Sat, 15 Dec 2018
County cuts cost of vaccine as Hepatitis B claims six lives  The Standard

Victims in Elgeyo Marakwet and Baringo counties die after contracting deadly viral disease.

Scientists create bee vaccine to fight off ‘insect apocalypse’ – Arab News

Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Scientists create bee vaccine to fight off ‘insect apocalypse’  Arab News

HELSINKI: Scientists in Finland have developed what they believe is the world’s first vaccine to protect bees against disease, raising hopes for tackling the …

Mark Green: Tennessee Republican sparks criticism after vaccine and autism comment – CBS News

Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Mark Green: Tennessee Republican sparks criticism after vaccine and autism comment  CBS News

Mark Green, a newly elected GOP congressman from Tennessee who is also a medical doctor, received criticism from top state leaders for alleging without …

Worries about Ebola outbreak grow, despite use of vaccine – Science Magazine

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Worries about Ebola outbreak grow, despite use of vaccine  Science Magazine

As an Ebola outbreak in a conflict-plagued region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to spread after 4 months, there’s a glimmer of hope: …

Why small groups of vaccine refusers can make large groups of people sick – Washington Post

Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Why small groups of vaccine refusers can make large groups of people sick  Washington Post

Outbreaks happen more easily in clusters of immunization skeptics.

Researchers Create First-Ever Honey Bee Vaccine | Smart News – Smithsonian.com

Mon, 10 Dec 2018
Researchers Create First-Ever Honey Bee Vaccine | Smart News  Smithsonian.com

The compound protects against the American foulbrood disease, but the same technique could lead to protection against other major pathogens.

‘Incredible Hulk’ actor hospitalized after pneumonia vaccination – 8News

Sat, 15 Dec 2018
‘Incredible Hulk’ actor hospitalized after pneumonia vaccination  8News

Nothing can stop Hulk! Lou Ferrigno is out of the hospital after a vaccine shot for pneumonia left fluid in his bicep. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central …

Searching for a vaccine against mistrust – The Hub at Johns Hopkins

Mon, 10 Dec 2018
Searching for a vaccine against mistrust  The Hub at Johns Hopkins

Outbreaks of once-controlled diseases such as measles are rising around the world. A look at the misinformation behind the growing anti-vax movement.

Finnish Scientists Create World’s First Vaccine to Save Threatened Honeybees – LIVEKINDLY

Sat, 15 Dec 2018
Finnish Scientists Create World’s First Vaccine to Save Threatened Honeybees  LIVEKINDLY

A team of Finnish scientists has developed a new vaccine that could help to save populations of honeybees from fatal bacterial diseases.

Flu shot choices explained – Washington Post

Sat, 15 Dec 2018
Flu shot choices explained  Washington Post

Options vary in the way the shots are produced and delivered and how many strains of influenza virus they include. Bottom line? Just be sure to get one of them.

Vaccine could combat opioid addiction and reduce deaths – Drug Target Review

Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Vaccine could combat opioid addiction and reduce deaths  Drug Target Review

Researchers have developed a vaccine to combat the opioid epidemic and to prevent deaths, with possible applications of the vaccine in many areas.

Vaccination Debate: Tenn. Congressman-elect claims CDC may be withholding vaccine research – WZTV

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Vaccination Debate: Tenn. Congressman-elect claims CDC may be withholding vaccine research  WZTV

Tennessee Congressman-elect, and physician, Mark Green is making the case that vaccines may cause autism. However, in a statement Wednesday, he said …

Republican sparks pushback after vaccine comment – ABC News

Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Republican sparks pushback after vaccine comment  ABC News

A Tennessee physician recently elected to Congress received criticism Thursday from top state leaders for alleging without evidence that vaccines may cause …

9 Rockland yeshivas face fines for failing to release student measles vaccination records – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
9 Rockland yeshivas face fines for failing to release student measles vaccination records  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Nine private schools in Ramapo face hefty fines for failing to provide Rockland County health officials with a list of students who have not been fully vaccinated …

Shingrix Vaccine Against Shingles Remains In Short Supply : Shots – Health News – NPR

Tue, 11 Dec 2018
Shingrix Vaccine Against Shingles Remains In Short Supply : Shots – Health News  NPR

This holiday season, the must-have item for people of a certain age is a vaccine to protect against shingles, the painful skin condition caused by a reawakening …

Monday, December 17, 2018: Vaccine freedom, support for a carbon tax, waiting for Mexico on wall – Bangor Daily News

Sat, 15 Dec 2018
Monday, December 17, 2018: Vaccine freedom, support for a carbon tax, waiting for Mexico on wall  Bangor Daily News

In the Dec. 5 editorial, the BDN got it right in explaining the “devastating consequences” of climate change predicted in a report from 13 agencies within the …

Chickenpox Outbreak at School Linked to Vaccine Exemptions – The New York Times

Tue, 20 Nov 2018
Chickenpox Outbreak at School Linked to Vaccine Exemptions  The New York Times

At least three dozen students have come down with chickenpox at a private school in North Carolina — nearly one-quarter of the student body — in what health …

Why Don’t We Have Vaccines Against Everything? – The New York Times

Mon, 19 Nov 2018
Why Don’t We Have Vaccines Against Everything?  The New York Times

Money is just the obvious obstacle. A few diseases, like H.I.V., so far have outwitted both the immune system and scientists.

Toward a chemical vaccine for malaria – Science Magazine

Fri, 07 Dec 2018
Toward a chemical vaccine for malaria  Science Magazine

Despite considerable progress in combating malaria, it remains one of the world’s most important infectious diseases, with 50% of the world population at risk of …

An Anti-Aging Vaccine? – PrecisionVaccinations

Wed, 12 Dec 2018
An Anti-Aging Vaccine?  PrecisionVaccinations

Researchers from the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School are attempting to defy and reverse the biological aging process by developing a therapeutic vaccine …

First flu hospitalizations at St. Luke’s are people who did not get vaccine – Allentown Morning Call

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
First flu hospitalizations at St. Luke’s are people who did not get vaccine  Allentown Morning Call

Seven people who did not get the flu vaccine have been hospitalized at St. Luke’s University Health Network hospitals, which should be a warning for everyone …

Alarm raised over rising measles cases due to vaccine scare – ABS-CBN News

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Alarm raised over rising measles cases due to vaccine scare  ABS-CBN News

A group of doctors and scientists renewed its call for a halt on ‘fear mongering and misinformation’ against vaccines, as vaccine confidence drops in the country.

Vaccinations: Health Effects on Children Without Them – Healthline

Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Vaccinations: Health Effects on Children Without Them  Healthline

There are cases popping up all over, and there’s a simple reason behind it. At a private school in North Carolina, 36 children developed chickenpox in a …

News digest – specialist prostate cancer scans, HPV vaccine catch up, breast cancer risk and surgery gel spray – Cancer Research UK

Sat, 15 Dec 2018
News digest – specialist prostate cancer scans, HPV vaccine catch up, breast cancer risk and surgery gel spray  Cancer Research UK

In this week’s news: specialist prostate cancer MRI scan recommended on NHS and scientists are developing a gel spray to reduce tumour growth after surgery.

Could a Freeze-Dried Vaccine Spell the End of Polio Worldwide Forever? – Smithsonian.com

Wed, 28 Nov 2018
Could a Freeze-Dried Vaccine Spell the End of Polio Worldwide Forever?  Smithsonian.com

The vaccine does not require refrigeration, meaning aid workers could get it to children in hard-to-reach regions of the world. So far, it works in mice.

CDC Flu News: Week #49 – PrecisionVaccinations

Fri, 14 Dec 2018
CDC Flu News: Week #49  PrecisionVaccinations

Influenza activity in the United States remained slightly elevated through December 8, 2018, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

World’s First Insect Vaccine Could Help Bees Fight Off Deadly Disease – NPR

Fri, 07 Dec 2018
World’s First Insect Vaccine Could Help Bees Fight Off Deadly Disease  NPR

American foulbrood is an infectious disease that devastates honeybee hives. Scientists say they’ve created a vaccine for it, despite a big hurdle: Bees don’t have …

Researcher: Alzheimer’s vaccine could cut dementia in half, human trials may be next – USA TODAY

Sat, 24 Nov 2018
Researcher: Alzheimer’s vaccine could cut dementia in half, human trials may be next  USA TODAY

A study outlines advances in research that could lead to a successful vaccine for Alzheimer’s, a fatal brain disease. Trials in animals may pave the way for …

Experimental HIV vaccine found effective in monkeys: Study – Times Now

Sat, 15 Dec 2018
Experimental HIV vaccine found effective in monkeys: Study  Times Now

New York: Scientists have found that an experimental HIV vaccine strategy could be effective in non-human primates. The goal of this strategy is to identify the …

‘Not good enough': 2 million UK boys to miss out on HPV vaccine – The Guardian

Sun, 09 Dec 2018
‘Not good enough': 2 million UK boys to miss out on HPV vaccine  The Guardian

Public health minister, Steve Brine, says older boys already benefit indirectly from immunity in wider population.

UT Southwestern Medical Center Researchers Discover Alzheimer’s Vaccine, Hope To Test In Humans Soon – Forbes

Fri, 23 Nov 2018
UT Southwestern Medical Center Researchers Discover Alzheimer’s Vaccine, Hope To Test In Humans Soon  Forbes

Researchers at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center reported Tuesday that they have developed a vaccine that could arm the body to …

GOP Rep.-elect, a doctor, backtracks on controversial vaccine comments – ABC News

Fri, 14 Dec 2018
GOP Rep.-elect, a doctor, backtracks on controversial vaccine comments  ABC News

Tennessee Rep.-elect Mark Green has backtracked on controversial anti-vaccine comments.

Certain state lawmakers aim to loosen childhood vaccine requirements, but legal barriers persist – Science Daily

Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Certain state lawmakers aim to loosen childhood vaccine requirements, but legal barriers persist  Science Daily

An analysis of proposed vaccine legislation between 2011 and 2017 shows that although the majority of proposed bills would have allowed more parents to …

Why I’m standing up to the anti-vaccine nonsense – Houston Chronicle

Tue, 20 Nov 2018
Why I’m standing up to the anti-vaccine nonsense  Houston Chronicle

As a vaccine pediatrician-scientist and autism dad, I knew there was probably no one more qualified to stand up to the anti-vaxxers and refute their false …

Doctors: Not getting flu vaccine could be costly – WSFA

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Doctors: Not getting flu vaccine could be costly  WSFA

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – Doctors are pushing hard to encourage people to get their flu shot this year, after last season was one of the worst in decades.

New shingles vaccine in short supply nationwide – Newsday

Wed, 12 Dec 2018
New shingles vaccine in short supply nationwide  Newsday

Manufacturing delays, coupled with high demand, have resulted in a nationwide and local shortage of Shingrix, the new shingles vaccine that can prevent the …

Universal flu vaccine is ‘an alchemist’s dream’ – Science Magazine

Thu, 06 Dec 2018
Universal flu vaccine is ‘an alchemist’s dream’  Science Magazine

What if instead of lining up for a flu shot of unknown effectiveness each fall, people could receive one vaccine that protects against all strains and lasts for many …

Measles cases up 30 percent worldwide, WHO says – NBCNews.com

Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Measles cases up 30 percent worldwide, WHO says  NBCNews.com

Measles cases were up 30 percent globally in 2017, the WHO says, due to low vaccination rates. War, economic chaos, and anti-vaxxer sentiment are all factors.

Scientists create edible honey bee vaccine to protect them from deadly diseases – Fox News

Thu, 06 Dec 2018
Scientists create edible honey bee vaccine to protect them from deadly diseases  Fox News

The first-ever vaccine for insects now exists, thanks to scientists at the University of Helsinki in Finland hoping to save one of the most crucial pollinators in the …

Italian scientists protest funding for vaccine-safety investigation – Nature.com

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Italian scientists protest funding for vaccine-safety investigation  Nature.com

The National Order of Biologists made a €10000 donation to a group that questions the safety of vaccines.

High demand causes shortage of shingles vaccine, CDC says – WTSP.com

Fri, 14 Dec 2018
High demand causes shortage of shingles vaccine, CDC says  WTSP.com

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the shingles vaccine for anyone age 50 or older. Specifically, the CDC recommends those adults …

Countering Misinformation About Flu Vaccine Is Harder than It Seems – American Council on Science and Health

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Countering Misinformation About Flu Vaccine Is Harder than It Seems  American Council on Science and Health

By Matthew Motta, University of Pennsylvania; Dominik Stecula, University of Pennsylvania, and Kathryn Haglin, University of Pennsylvania. Many Americans …

Universal flu vaccine remains ‘an alchemist’s dream’ – Science Magazine

Fri, 30 Nov 2018
Universal flu vaccine remains ‘an alchemist’s dream’  Science Magazine

NASHVILLE—What if instead of lining up for a flu shot of unknown effectiveness each fall, people could receive one vaccine that protects against all strains and …

Anti-vaccine movement thrives in parts of the United States – Spectrum

Mon, 19 Nov 2018
Anti-vaccine movement thrives in parts of the United States  Spectrum

Thanks to nonmedical exemptions, vaccination rates are falling in some U.S. states. As a pediatrician-scientist who develops new vaccines for neglected …

Powdered polio vaccine brings hope to Nigeria and Pakistan – The Guardian

Tue, 27 Nov 2018
Powdered polio vaccine brings hope to Nigeria and Pakistan  The Guardian

A polio vaccine that can be stored as a dried powder at room temperature could offer a new way to help eradicate the disease, according to researchers.

Rutgers University and BioViva USA, Inc. join forces to create a vaccine against aging – EurekAlert

Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Rutgers University and BioViva USA, Inc. join forces to create a vaccine against aging  EurekAlert

BioViva USA is funding Hua Zhu’s research team at Rutger’s University to develop an aging vaccine that will deliver several anti-aging and regenerative factors.

Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech to fight epidemics – Reuters

Mon, 10 Dec 2018
Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech to fight epidemics  Reuters

A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to $8.4 million to develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailor-made to fight multiple …

BUZZworthy News: First-Ever Vaccine For Insects – American Veterinarian

Mon, 03 Dec 2018
BUZZworthy News: First-Ever Vaccine For Insects  American Veterinarian

Scientists from the University of Helsinki in Finland have earned the distinction of developing the world’s first vaccine for honeybees and other pollinators.

As Ebola outbreak spreads in Congo, concern grows over vaccine supplies – STAT

Mon, 03 Dec 2018
As Ebola outbreak spreads in Congo, concern grows over vaccine supplies  STAT

Should the outbreak take hold in larger cities, the scale of the outbreak could tax the available supplies of an experimental vaccine.

Flu vaccine facts vs. fiction: Does the flu shot really make you sick? – News3LV

Sun, 09 Dec 2018
Flu vaccine facts vs. fiction: Does the flu shot really make you sick?  News3LV

Medical investigator Vit Kraushaar is with the Southern Nevada Health District. He says the myth that the flu shot can give you the flu or make you sick is just that …

Anti-vaccine community behind North Carolina chickenpox outbreak – BBC News

Mon, 19 Nov 2018
Anti-vaccine community behind North Carolina chickenpox outbreak  BBC News

A North Carolina school with a large anti-vaccine community is at the heart of the state’s largest chickenpox outbreak in decades, officials say. On Friday 36 …

FACT CHECK: Was a Scientist Jailed After Discovering a Deadly Virus Delivered Through Vaccines? – Snopes.com

Sat, 08 Dec 2018
FACT CHECK: Was a Scientist Jailed After Discovering a Deadly Virus Delivered Through Vaccines?  Snopes.com

Judy Mikovits did not discover a deadly virus delivered through vaccines; she was arrested for allegedly stealing equipment belonging to the Institute that fired …

Should your child get the flu vaccine? – The Denver Channel

Mon, 19 Nov 2018
Should your child get the flu vaccine?  The Denver Channel

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate. That is the question for Colorado parents this flu season. For some parents, it’s a no-brainer.

Good luck getting new shingles vaccine as shortages hit U.S., Lehigh Valley – Allentown Morning Call

Mon, 10 Dec 2018
Good luck getting new shingles vaccine as shortages hit U.S., Lehigh Valley  Allentown Morning Call

A national shortage of a new vaccine to protect against the painful rash known as shingles is worsening, say pharmacists and consumers, even as the …

Fake US vaccine scheme to catch Bin Laden was ‘huge mistake’ – The National

Mon, 10 Dec 2018
Fake US vaccine scheme to catch Bin Laden was ‘huge mistake’  The National

With drive to eradicate polio “99.9 per cent” successful, expert says challenges remain because of lingering misconceptions around immunisation.

Shingles vaccine scarce in Conn. shortage to continue – The CT Mirror

Tue, 11 Dec 2018
Shingles vaccine scarce in Conn. shortage to continue  The CT Mirror

A new vaccine to protect against a painful disease known as shingles is a victim of its own success and nearly impossible to find in Connecticut and many parts …

More than 25,000 students could be suspended in blitz for better vaccine coverage – Ottawa Citizen

Sun, 09 Dec 2018
More than 25,000 students could be suspended in blitz for better vaccine coverage  Ottawa Citizen

Students at the city’s four public school boards and private schools received notices in recent weeks from Ottawa Public Health.

HIV vaccine protects non-human primates from infection – Science Daily

Fri, 14 Dec 2018
HIV vaccine protects non-human primates from infection  Science Daily

New research shows that an experimental HIV vaccine strategy works in non-human primates. In the study, rhesus macaque monkeys produced neutralizing …

Alzheimer’s vaccine draws closer – Medical News Today

Wed, 21 Nov 2018
Alzheimer’s vaccine draws closer  Medical News Today

Building on more than a decade of scientific research, a recent paper brings us one step closer to developing a vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease.

‘All I want for Christmas’ is the shingles vaccine, but it’s nearly impossible to find – Washington Post

Fri, 07 Dec 2018
‘All I want for Christmas’ is the shingles vaccine, but it’s nearly impossible to find  Washington Post

The shortage of the new shingles vaccine worsens as demand soars.

Ebola vaccine is having ‘major impact’ but worries about Congo outbreak grow – Science Magazine

Mon, 10 Dec 2018
Ebola vaccine is having ‘major impact’ but worries about Congo outbreak grow  Science Magazine

As an Ebola outbreak in a conflict-plagued region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to spread after 4 months, there’s a glimmer of hope: …

UW Veterinary Care clinic could find vaccine for cancer in dogs, and possibly humans – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

Fri, 07 Dec 2018
UW Veterinary Care clinic could find vaccine for cancer in dogs, and possibly humans  Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

University of Wisconsin-Madison Veterinary Care’s oncology department is conducting a clinical trial that could develop a vaccine for canine cancer.

Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern – Fox News

Fri, 07 Dec 2018
Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern  Fox News

The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine …

Peter Hotez: ‘What happens when the anti-vaccine movement moves into India?’ – The Guardian

Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Peter Hotez: ‘What happens when the anti-vaccine movement moves into India?’  The Guardian

The American scientist, whose new book explains why vaccines didn’t cause his daughter’s autism, on why conspiracy theorists need to be challenged.

The struggle to get Ebola vaccine to rebel-held areas of Congo – The Economist

Thu, 29 Nov 2018
The struggle to get Ebola vaccine to rebel-held areas of Congo  The Economist

WHEN A YOUNG woman living near Beni came down with a fever, a nurse told her to go to the clinic for a test. But by the time the Ebola virus was detected in …

Push for more take-up of flu vaccine before Christmas – BBC News

Sun, 09 Dec 2018
Push for more take-up of flu vaccine before Christmas  BBC News

Public Health England (PHE) is urging pregnant women and those over 65 to get the flu jab, after a fall in take-up compared to this time last year. PHE said it was …

Point of View: Mandatory vaccines are bad medicine, bad politics – NewsOK.com

Mon, 10 Dec 2018
Point of View: Mandatory vaccines are bad medicine, bad politics  NewsOK.com

TO anyone interested in understanding myth verses fact regarding vaccines, I would recommend the relatively new book, “How to End the Autism Epidemic” by …

Dispelling deadly myths about the flu vaccine – Washington Post

Sat, 24 Nov 2018
Dispelling deadly myths about the flu vaccine  Washington Post

Every year as flu season emerges, so too do myths and misconceptions about the flu shot. Some people avoid getting the vaccine because they don’t think it …

Reggie Bush pushes disinformation about vaccines in Twitter ‘conversation’ – Yahoo Sports

Sun, 25 Nov 2018
Reggie Bush pushes disinformation about vaccines in Twitter ‘conversation’  Yahoo Sports

Now enjoying retirement following an 11-year NFL career, Reggie Bush took to Twitter on Sunday with a question he wanted his 2.88 million followers to …

Hebrew Academy changes vaccination policy amid measles concerns – Cleveland Jewish News

Tue, 20 Nov 2018
Hebrew Academy changes vaccination policy amid measles concerns  Cleveland Jewish News

Measles outbreaks in Israel and in Orthodox communities along the East Coast have caused one Orthodox school in Northeast Ohio to revise its vaccine policy.

First-Ever Honey Bee Vaccine Offers Hope for Pollinators and Fruit Growers – Fortune

Thu, 06 Dec 2018
First-Ever Honey Bee Vaccine Offers Hope for Pollinators and Fruit Growers  Fortune

Scientists at the University of Helsinki have developed the first edible vaccine for honey bees.

School denying vaccine to our kids to avenge case filed against them: Parents – Daily News & Analysis

Sun, 16 Dec 2018
School denying vaccine to our kids to avenge case filed against them: Parents  Daily News & Analysis

The parents of a pair of twins studying at the Saraswati Mandir Education Society (SMES) school have alleged that their children are being denied the Measles …

Researchers Working on Vaccine Against P. aeruginosa Before Infection Sets In – Cystic Fibrosis News Today

Mon, 03 Dec 2018
Researchers Working on Vaccine Against P. aeruginosa Before Infection Sets In  Cystic Fibrosis News Today

Researchers at West Virginia University (WVU) are working to develop a vaccine against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, the highly treatment-resistant bacteria that …

Scientists are racing to create a flu vaccine that protects everyone – Wired.co.uk

Sat, 24 Nov 2018
Scientists are racing to create a flu vaccine that protects everyone  Wired.co.uk

In a bad year, only a small percentage of people vaccinated against the flu are actually protected. But now researchers are using AI and computer models to …

The Scramble For Shingrix: What To Know About The Shingles Vaccine Shortage – WBUR

Fri, 07 Dec 2018
The Scramble For Shingrix: What To Know About The Shingles Vaccine Shortage  WBUR

Here’s what you need to know about the national shortage of Shingrix, the new and highly effective shingles vaccine.

Chickenpox Outbreak In NC School: Why You Should Get The Chickenpox Vaccine – Forbes

Wed, 21 Nov 2018
Chickenpox Outbreak In NC School: Why You Should Get The Chickenpox Vaccine  Forbes

Gee, what could possibly happen in a school where most of the kids don’t get the chickenpox vaccine? How about a chickenpox outbreak? This week that …

Pfizer (PFE) Commences Phase 3 Program for 20-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (20vPnC) Candidate, PF-06482077 – StreetInsider.com

Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Pfizer (PFE) Commences Phase 3 Program for 20-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (20vPnC) Candidate, PF-06482077  StreetInsider.com

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today the …

Toronto pediatrician accuses province of ‘mismanagement’ after running out of flu vaccine – CBC.ca

Tue, 11 Dec 2018
Toronto pediatrician accuses province of ‘mismanagement’ after running out of flu vaccine  CBC.ca

A Toronto pediatrician says he has been forced to turn away parents looking to vaccinate their children against the flu because the province isn’t filling his orders …

Today’s Tip – HPV Vaccine Guidelines – WPVI-TV

Mon, 10 Dec 2018
Today’s Tip – HPV Vaccine Guidelines  WPVI-TV

New guidelines for the HPV vaccine could help protect you against some deadly forms of cancer. Doctors at Fox Chase Cancer Center explain the impact these …

Flu vaccine available to high-risk groups – Health Ministry – Jamaica Observer

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Flu vaccine available to high-risk groups – Health Ministry  Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Acting Chief Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health, Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie, says that the flu vaccine is now available to …

53 schools get warning after no to MR vaccine – Times of India

Wed, 12 Dec 2018
53 schools get warning after no to MR vaccine  Times of India

More than 50 schools of Lucknow have been served notices for refusing to get their students vaccinated under the government’s measles and rubella (MR.

First-ever insect vaccine could help save bees – Mother Nature Network

Sun, 09 Dec 2018
First-ever insect vaccine could help save bees  Mother Nature Network

Researchers at the University of Helsinki have developed an edible vaccine for bees to protect them from bacterial diseases. Dubbed PrimeBee, the vaccine is …

After threat, 15 schools give in to govt order on MR vaccine – Times of India

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
After threat, 15 schools give in to govt order on MR vaccine  Times of India

DIOS Issues Notices To Eight More Schools For Saying No.

Does an ‘echo chamber’ of information impede flu vaccination for children? – Science Daily

Mon, 19 Nov 2018
Does an ‘echo chamber’ of information impede flu vaccination for children?  Science Daily

Parents who decline to get their child vaccinated against the flu may be exposed to a limited range of information, a new national poll suggests. advertisement …

Study affirms fractional dosing with yellow fever vaccine – CIDRAP

Mon, 26 Nov 2018
Study affirms fractional dosing with yellow fever vaccine  CIDRAP

According to a study today in the Annals of Internal Medicine, fractional dosing of the yellow fever vaccine offers recipients protective antibodies for up to 10 …

Free flu shots and hepatitis A vaccines at Orlando drive-thru clinic Saturday – Orlando Sentinel

Sat, 15 Dec 2018
Free flu shots and hepatitis A vaccines at Orlando drive-thru clinic Saturday  Orlando Sentinel

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County is offering free on-the-go flu shots and hepatitis A vaccines Saturday. The drive-thru vaccines are offered …

Effective new shingles vaccine in short supply – 69News WFMZ-TV

Tue, 11 Dec 2018
Effective new shingles vaccine in short supply  69News WFMZ-TV

Doctors say the new shingles vaccine Shindrix is too good for its own good.

Students without measles vaccine not allowed in some schools – KTRK-TV

Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Students without measles vaccine not allowed in some schools  KTRK-TV

Beginning Friday, students in some Brooklyn zip codes will not be permitted to attend school unless they have a measles vaccine.

Rising measles cases due to public’s eroding confidence in gov’t vaccine program – ABS-CBN News

Wed, 05 Dec 2018
Rising measles cases due to public’s eroding confidence in gov’t vaccine program  ABS-CBN News

The World Health Organization said the Philippines has seen a rise in the number of measles cases by 367 percent from January to November this year …

EDITORIAL: Asheville’s anti-vaccine problem earns city a new badge of dishonor – Asheville Citizen-Times

Tue, 27 Nov 2018
EDITORIAL: Asheville’s anti-vaccine problem earns city a new badge of dishonor  Asheville Citizen-Times

Why Asheville area parents are so uniquely opposed to these life-saving and health-enhancing measures remains something of a mystery.

It’s peak flu season and officials say get your vaccine – WLOX

Thu, 06 Dec 2018
It’s peak flu season and officials say get your vaccine  WLOX

We’re in peak flu season and if you’ve thought about getting the vaccine, now’s the time.

This formerly ‘vaccine-hesitant’ mom has a message for Canadian doctors – CBC.ca

Thu, 06 Dec 2018
This formerly ‘vaccine-hesitant’ mom has a message for Canadian doctors  CBC.ca

A mother whose children all contracted whooping cough three years ago says it’s time for health-care providers to change the way they talk to so-called …

HPV vaccine to be extended to boys, says Harris – RTE.ie

Fri, 07 Dec 2018
HPV vaccine to be extended to boys, says Harris  RTE.ie

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, has said he will extend the HPV vaccine to boys following recommendations by HIQA. It is hoped the extension of a more …

The threats to vaccine progress – Financial Times

Fri, 07 Dec 2018
The threats to vaccine progress  Financial Times

Please forward this email to others who can sign up for free here. The guest curator of this week’s FT Health is Seth Berkley, chief executive of Gavi, …

Rockland yeshivas fined for not releasing vaccine records – News 12 Westchester

Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Rockland yeshivas fined for not releasing vaccine records  News 12 Westchester

Nine Rockland County yeshivas are facing fines for failing to release their vaccine records.

Ineffective flu vaccine added to 50,000 extra deaths last winter, ONS says – The Independent

Fri, 30 Nov 2018
Ineffective flu vaccine added to 50,000 extra deaths last winter, ONS says  The Independent

The flu vaccine’s failure to protect against some of the key strains of the infection contributed to more than 50000 “extra” deaths in England and Wales last winter, …

UNS’ Investigational Vaccine UB-312 Holds Potential to Prevent Parkinson’s, Other Neurological Diseases, Data Show – Parkinson’s News Today

Fri, 16 Nov 2018
UNS’ Investigational Vaccine UB-312 Holds Potential to Prevent Parkinson’s, Other Neurological Diseases, Data Show  Parkinson’s News Today

Preclinical studies have demonstrated that United Neurosciences’ investigational vaccine UB-312 can effectively target alpha synuclein.

How to protect yourself from unexpected vaccine-related injuries – Boston 25 News

Tue, 11 Dec 2018
How to protect yourself from unexpected vaccine-related injuries  Boston 25 News

Many people don’t realize that they can be seriously injured when a vaccine is given the wrong way. Those injuries can be long-lasting and even require …

17 students fall ill after measles vaccination – Times of India

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
17 students fall ill after measles vaccination  Times of India

Greater Noida: As many as 17 children of a private school in Greater Noida’s Faleda village fell sick after they were administered the Measles-Rubella.

HPV vaccine to be offered to boys from start of school year in 2019 – The Irish Times

Fri, 07 Dec 2018
HPV vaccine to be offered to boys from start of school year in 2019  The Irish Times

Hiqa findings clear way for roll-out of gender-neutral immunisation programme.