Diphtheria

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First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

What The T-Dap Vaccine Is & Why It Is So Important

6:17 17, 2014The Guilford Co. DHHS is holding two Tdap-only clinics at both the Greensboro and High Point locations. For more information about the Tdap vaccine or required immunizations, contact the Guilford Co. Department of Health and Human Services ... [Published WFMY News 2 - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rhode Island National Leader in Vaccination Rates for Children and Teens

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 16 -- The Rhode Island Department of Health issued the following news release:Immunization rates for child and teenagers in Rhode Island are among the highest in the country, according to data released by the Centers for Disease ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

More child vaccinations

Share PhotoAccording to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the majority of parents are getting their children vaccinated against potentially serious diseases.However, numbers show that poor and minority children aren’t getting vaccinated ... [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hundreds of students without vaccination proof week before deadline

Hundreds of Guilford County students have a week to show proof of vaccination before they will be kept out of school.Guilford County Schools officials announced Tuesday that more than 800 sixth graders, or about 15 percent of the county's total, haven't ... [Published WXII 12 - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Deadline, Vaccine, Pertussis
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 3 reports

Rhode Island child vaccination rates among highest

Health officials say Rhode Island's immunization rates for children and teenagers are among the highest in the country.The state Health Department said Tuesday the rate for children between 19 and 35 months for the series that protects against 11 diseases ... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Settled science

Does it take an epidemic to get people’s attention? Perhaps so. Ebola is a frightening disease, and its spread is truly a concern in west Africa. Not a single case, though, ever has been reported in the Western Hemisphere.But consider measles, one of ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Routine immunizations recommended for healthy adults

The most difficult population to capture with regard to immunizations is the healthy adult who does not seek routine medical careRoutine immunizations that are recommended for the healthy adult (Photo:FILE PHOTO)Story Highlights Tdap is a vaccine that ... [Published Home News Tribune - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Adolescents at risk of measles, too

01:18 AMBy: Louine Hope ConservaAFTER the one-month mass immunization for children against measles rubella (MR) and oral polio-vaccine (OPV), the Department of Health (DOH-6) will aim to immunize adolescents next month.Dr. Marlyn Convocar, DOH-6 regional ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

6 myths about vaccines — and the truths behind them

As a primary care physician, I get a lot of questions about vaccines.As important as vaccines have been in medicine — from virtually eradicating certain diseases to boosting our yearly immunity from the flu — people still have a lot of misconceptions ... [Published News.am - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Defeating The Superbug - SBS ONE - 14/09/2014 - 3.45am

Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928, antibiotics have revolutionised the way humans live. They have stopped simple cuts developing into life-threatening infections, and saved millions from diseases like cholera, diphtheria and tuberculosis. However, ... [Published Enhance TV - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

School immunizations deadline looming

Thousands of Maryland middle school students could be sent home soon, unless their parents can prove they've been immunized.That warning is coming from the state health department and the heads of a number of local school districts.Health officials will ... [Published WBAL Channel - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Deadline for vaccinations catches some parents napping

advertisementSome students might be surprised Monday morning when they enter school and find themselves yanked into the office and ordered home — the ones who neglected to submit updated records of their vaccinations.Charles County Public Schools is enforcing ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Sep 12 2014]

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...early is important, but we realize families are busy this time of year," stated Dain Rusk, VP and general manager of pharmacy for Sears Holdings. "We encourage families to take this important step to protect their health, and Kmart Pharmacy makes it easy to just walk-in and check it off your list."
" … no officer exerted himself with greater earnestness to obtain relief" Appleton's noted
...preventing cases of meningococcal meningitis," said David P Greenberg , M D , Vice President, U S Scientific and Medical Affairs, Sanofi Pasteur . "With this approval, we hope health care providers are reminded to talk to their teen patients and their parents about the CDC's recommendations, ultimately helping to improve booster immunization rates for teens across the country."
Apparently, the mask dance tells the story of Buddhism's heroic victory over "Bon, an ancient animist religion and the liberation of the Nepalese hill people from the tyranny of evil spirits. But we didn't get to see that bit. After an hour or so, it was time for us to leave. We had a long march ahead of us, back downhill to where it had all begun."

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Pakistan: Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin - Dis... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 11 2014]
Source: Government of Pakistan, World Health OrganizationCountry: Pakistan Highlights Epidemiological week no. 35 (24 - 31 August 2014) CCHF: During this week, 4 suspected CCHF cases have been reported 2 suspected cases were from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ...
Chad: Reducing Child Mortality by Combining Mal... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 11 2014]
Source: Médecins Sans FrontièresCountry: Chad As part of its ongoing strategy to combat malaria in Chad, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched a third round of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) in the Moissala and Bouna ...
Pakistan: Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin - Dis... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 02 2014]
Source: Government of Pakistan, World Health OrganizationCountry: Pakistan Highlights • CCHF: During this week, 6 suspected CCHF cases with 1 deaths have been reported 3 suspected cases were from Balochistan prov‐ ince; while 1 each from Sindh, ...
Walgreens Collaborates with Alaska Department o... [Published EON Retail - Aug 27 2014]
DEERFIELD, Ill.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced a tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) vaccination voucher program in collaboration with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, to help protect ...
Walgreens Collaborates with Alaska Department o... [Published EON Consumer - Aug 27 2014]
DEERFIELD, Ill.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced a tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) vaccination voucher program in collaboration with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, to help protect ...
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