Edward Jenner

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Name: Edward Jenner
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Victor Dominocielo: County’s Vaccination Rates Dropping — at Our Children’s Peril

Kelsy Brugger in The Independent (Sept. 11) writes that Santa Barbara County Public Health Department figures show a rise in vaccine exemptions from 2.9 percent in 2011 to 4.7 percent in 2013.Herd immunity begins to rapidly deteriorate after 5 percent ... [Published Noozhawk.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Paradox of the Cross

by Father Robert M. PowersPerhaps it is because I am not very learned in science that the idea of a vaccine for me is intriguing. And also somewhat frightening.I remember as a very young child watching a movie on television, probably shot in the 1930s, ... [Published Diocese of Brooklyn Tablet - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Victor Dominocielo: Pseudo-Skepticism and Anti-Science — ‘There’s Just So Much We Don’t Know’

Skepticism is a questioning attitude and doubt in the face of unsupported evidence. There may be a large amount of unsupported evidence gathered over many years, such as the fuzzy flying saucer pictures or Bigfoot footprints, but no tangible, corroborated, ... [Published Noozhawk.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Plagues, pandemics and the Ebola virus

Image: A girl walks past a slogan painted on a wall reading 'Stop Ebola' in Monrovia on August 31, 2014. (DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/)With health authorities struggling to contain an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, Annabelle Quince takes a ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola’s end: History’s lessons

ENLARGE Liberian riot policemen enforce a quarantine on the West Point slum in Monrovia on Aug. 20, 2014. Photo: The World PostEbola continues to ravage nations in West Africa, as a fragmented, private-sector relief effort reels under the challenge and ... [Published Why Files - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Epidemic, Smallpox
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Safe Passage program expands to 27 more schools

15,000 more city students will be part of the “Safe Passage” program designed to get kids to and from school safely, Mayor Emanuel and CPS CEO Barbara Byrd Bennett announced today.The expansion of the Safe Passage program also had help from Illinois Governor ... [Published WGN-TV - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

August Is Immunization Awareness Month

Smallpox was the first disease in which a successful vaccine was produced for its treatment. Created by British physician Edward Jenner in 1796, the disease had proved to be a very contagious and deadly disease, causing the deaths of 20-60% of infected ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Why Aussies think Islam’s a bonza religion

Source: DailyTelegraph THREE 28-year-olds. All raised in Christian homes. All Australians. Some dark, some fair, some male, some female. They are the faces of Sydney’s new Muslims. As a little girl with blonde hair and blue eyes growing up on the northern ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

14 Awful Diseases You Probably Never Had To Deal With Because Everyone Around You Was Vaccinated

1796. That's when we invented vaccines. An English doctor named Edward Jenner took incredible risks to try to rid his world of smallpox. Because of his efforts and the efforts of scientists like him, the only thing between deadly diseases like those ... [Published Upworthy - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Loose Box of Smallpox Virus Found in NIH Storeroom

WaPo : The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday that employees at the National Institutes of Health found some vials containing smallpox sitting in a laboratory storage room in Bethesda. These vials were labeled “variola,” which ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

A Review of Immunotherapy for Alzheimer's Disease

Why build a completely new method of removing unwanted proteins or destroying unwanted cells, when a system capable of these tasks already exists in the body? That is the idea behind the many different forms of immune therapy , technology platforms ... [Published Fight Aging! - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Vaccines and the Boanthropy Risk [denialism blog]

I’m reading Jeffrey Kacirk’s delightful Forgotten English , which includes this anecdote concerning boanthropy, a condition where a person believes himself to be a cow or ox: In 1792, Edward Jenner successfully developed a vaccine for smallpox by injecting ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 13 2014]

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Victor Dominocielo: County’s Vaccination Rates ... [Published Noozhawk.com - 4 hours ago]
The Paradox of the Cross [Published Diocese of Brooklyn Tablet - Sep 13 2014]
Victor Dominocielo: Pseudo-Skepticism and Anti-... [Published Noozhawk.com - Sep 08 2014]
Plagues, pandemics and the Ebola virus [Published ABC Online - Sep 02 2014]
Ebola’s end: History’s lessons [Published Why Files - Aug 29 2014]
Safe Passage program expands to 27 more schools [Published WGN-TV - Aug 28 2014]
Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn Announce CPS Safe... [Published City of Chicago - Aug 28 2014]
CPS Safe Passage program gets $10 million from ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Aug 28 2014]
August Is Immunization Awareness Month [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 28 2014]
Why Aussies think Islam’s a bonza religion [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 15 2014]
14 Awful Diseases You Probably Never Had To Dea... [Published Upworthy - Aug 07 2014]
A conversation on smallpox and vaccination with... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 29 2014]
Loose Box of Smallpox Virus Found in NIH Storeroom [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 08 2014]
Breaking news: Boston doctor does human subject... [Published Not Running a Hospital - Jun 26 2014]
A Review of Immunotherapy for Alzheimer's Disease [Published Fight Aging! - Jun 25 2014]
Vaccines and the Boanthropy Risk [denialism blog] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 13 2014]
History for May 14 [Published MuskegonPundit - May 14 2014]
Animal rights activism: Petitions aren’t science [Published Science-Based Medicine - Feb 03 2014]
DNA2.0 Partners With St. George’s Infection and... [Published PRWeb - Dec 19 2013]
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A conversation on smallpox and vaccination with... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 29 2014]
I can hardly do Dr. William Foege justice with a short introduction. He is one of the scientists who led the global smallpox eradication efforts. He developed the concept of ring vaccination , which targeted vaccination to those individuals around a ...
Loose Box of Smallpox Virus Found in NIH Storeroom [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 08 2014]
WaPo : The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday that employees at the National Institutes of Health found some vials containing smallpox sitting in a laboratory storage room in Bethesda. These vials were labeled “variola,” which ...
Breaking news: Boston doctor does human subject... [Published Not Running a Hospital - Jun 26 2014]
Smallpox pustule gauge -- Edinburgh, Scotland, 1870-1930Today's Massachusetts Moment from the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities relates a story from this day in 1721 : The English colonists tried to make the New World a haven from smallpox. ...
A Review of Immunotherapy for Alzheimer's Disease [Published Fight Aging! - Jun 25 2014]
Why build a completely new method of removing unwanted proteins or destroying unwanted cells, when a system capable of these tasks already exists in the body? That is the idea behind the many different forms of immune therapy , technology platforms ...
Vaccines and the Boanthropy Risk [denialism blog] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 13 2014]
I’m reading Jeffrey Kacirk’s delightful Forgotten English , which includes this anecdote concerning boanthropy, a condition where a person believes himself to be a cow or ox: In 1792, Edward Jenner successfully developed a vaccine for smallpox by injecting ...
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