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MPs ‘shocked’ by low flu vaccine rates among social care staff – The Guardian

Thu, 18 Oct 2018


The Guardian
MPs 'shocked' by low flu vaccine rates among social care staff
The Guardian
The MPs were also disturbed to find that data on flu vaccine takeup by social care staff is not routinely collected. Their inquiry heard that an ad hoc Public Health England (PHE) survey of care homes revealed “huge variability, with the best [uptake
Parents Believe Flu Vaccine is Conspiracy, Causes AutismU.S. News & World Report
Ministry of Health reminds public to get the flu vaccineBreaking Belize News (blog)
Health officials hope new flu vaccine is more successful than in previous yearsWBRC
CBS19 News –10News –KRGV
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China Imposes Record Fine on Vaccine Maker Over Safety Scandal – New York Times

Wed, 17 Oct 2018


New York Times
China Imposes Record Fine on Vaccine Maker Over Safety Scandal
New York Times
BEIJING — China has imposed a potentially crippling $1.3 billion fine on the company responsible for faulty vaccines given to hundreds of thousands of children, sending its strongest signal yet of a stricter legal environment for the scandal-prone
China Fines Vaccine Maker Over $1 Billion After Faulty Rabies InoculationTIME
Chinese firm fined $1.3bn for illegal production of rabies vaccineBBC News
Chinese government fines faulty vaccine company more than $1 billionCNN
Wichita Eagle –Aljazeera.com –Xinhua –Xinhua
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No, Parents. The HPV Vaccine Won’t Encourage Your Daughter to Have Risky Sex. – Mother Jones

Thu, 18 Oct 2018


Mother Jones
No, Parents. The HPV Vaccine Won't Encourage Your Daughter to Have Risky Sex.
Mother Jones
A new study examining the sexual behavior of adolescent girls before and after the introduction of a human papillomavirus vaccination program has shown what health professionals have long thought: Girls are not more likely to engage in risky sexual …
HPV Vaccine: Not just for young adultsKOLO
Why Is the HPV Vaccine Suddenly Effective for Adults?HowStuffWorks
Teens Actually Have Safer Sex After HPV Vaccine, Study FindsHuffPost Canada

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Vaccines Almost Eradicated Polio. Now A Disease Like It Is Back. – Forbes

Wed, 17 Oct 2018


Forbes
Vaccines Almost Eradicated Polio. Now A Disease Like It Is Back.
Forbes
Some develop AFM after a viral infection like poliovirus or West Nile Virus, many of which are preventable through vaccination. 90% of AFM cases have occurred in children, with the average patient being only four years old. The illness begins with

Vaccine That Protects Against Anthrax and Plague Created, Should be Stockpiled by Government – Newsweek

Thu, 18 Oct 2018


Newsweek
Vaccine That Protects Against Anthrax and Plague Created, Should be Stockpiled by Government
Newsweek
In a study published in the journal mBio, researchers have now announced the development of a new vaccine that would protect against both anthrax and the plague. They say the vaccine “is a strong candidate for stockpiling against a potential bioterror …

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Dual vaccine against anthrax and plague – Science Daily

Wed, 17 Oct 2018


Sci-News.com
Dual vaccine against anthrax and plague
Science Daily
A team of researchers has now engineered a virus nanoparticle vaccine against Bacillus anthracis and Yersinia pestis, tier 1 agents that pose serious threats to national security of the United States. B. anthracis and Y. pestis are the pathogens that
New Nanoparticle-Based Vaccine Protects against Anthrax and PlagueSci-News.com

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New vaccine could target aggressive form of breast cancer, study says – KIRO Seattle

Thu, 18 Oct 2018


KIRO Seattle
New vaccine could target aggressive form of breast cancer, study says
KIRO Seattle
The vaccine helps the body resist the return of the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2), a protein that can cause breast cancer. It should be used with Trastuzumab, an immune-stimulating drug given to women following HER2 tumor removal …
Breast cancer vaccine that could save generations now in clinical trials at Mayo ClinicKARE11.com
Vaccine in the works to inoculate against some cancersABC10.com KXTV
Mayo Clinic researchers study immunity-boosting vaccine to target aggressive form of breast cancerMedical Xpress
NCBI – NIH –Atlanta Journal Constitution –Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Novel DNA vaccine design offers broad protection against influenza-A H3N2 – EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 18 Oct 2018


EurekAlert (press release)
Novel DNA vaccine design offers broad protection against influenza-A H3N2
EurekAlert (press release)
New Rochelle, NY, October 18, 2018–Researchers developed a novel DNA influenza vaccine based on four micro-consensus antigenic regions selected to represent the diversity of seasonal H3N2 viruses across decades. The DNA vaccine protected mice …

Arizona cancels vaccine education program after anti-vax parents complain: ‘Do lawmakers think we’re stupid?’ – Yahoo Finance

Thu, 18 Oct 2018


Yahoo Finance
Arizona cancels vaccine education program after anti-vax parents complain: 'Do lawmakers think we're stupid?'
Yahoo Finance
Inspired by similar programs in Oregon and Michigan, officials had hoped to expand its children's vaccine education program, which was introduced in Arizona 17 schools during the 2017-18 academic year. The evidence-based program was intended to …

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Now’s the time to get your kids the flu vaccine – Popular Science

Tue, 16 Oct 2018


Popular Science
Now's the time to get your kids the flu vaccine
Popular Science
Plenty of people are cued to go get vaccinated by reports about how bad the season is getting, but the trouble is that it can be too late by then. Flu shots take at least two weeks to be fully effective—your body needs that time to produce antibodies
Over 50% of Parents Have This Dangerous And False Belief About The Flu VaccineScienceAlert
Top Flu Vaccine Myths DebunkedCBS Boston
Hospital system vaccinates nearly 8000 staff in daylong flu shot blitzNBCNews.com
Gizmodo –LocalNews8.com –The Morning Journal –Tampa Bay Times
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