Meningitis

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Name: Meningitis
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 2 reports

Meningitis B vaccine should be included in national immunisation programme, says charity

The first vaccine which protects against meningitis B should be included in the national immunisation programme, a leading meningitis organisation said this week.The Galway based national charity Act for Meningitis says the vaccine, which protects against ... [Published Galway Advertiser - 52 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Novartis reports high Bexsero uptake as it pushes ahead in open market

With Novartis ($NVS) and Pfizer ($PFE) racing for approval in a wide-open meningitis B U.S. market, the Swiss pharma is taking the opportunity to expand its lead elsewhere, where its vaccine, Bexsero, has an expansive patient pool all to itself. And so ... [Published FierceVaccines - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

County meningitis case poses little community risk

An Albany County resident has contracted a rarely seen type of bacterial meningitis that most people are protected from through vaccination, according to county and state officials.The case does not pose a risk to community members, officials stresse ... [Published Times Union - 4 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 14 reports

Vaccines Chess Game Continues With Baxter Sale To Pfizer

Pfizer, which saw 13% growth in its global vaccines business during the second quarter, pays $635 million to buy a pair of vaccines from Baxter. The meningitis and encephalitis vaccines, sold mainly in Europe, are expected to generate combined sales of ... [Published Health News Daily - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Myerson present donation cheque to Meningitis Now

Latest news from Myerson.FORMER MANCHESTER United and Manchester City football legend Denis Law lines up alongside local solicitors and meningitis charity staff to receive a cheque for over £11,000 to help fight the disease.Left to Right – Vicky Biggs ... [Published Neil Myerson - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Youngsters take trip under the sea in toddle waddle

More than 30 youngsters from a local nursery enjoyed an extra special marine-themed ‘toddle waddle’ when they visited the Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire Oaks.The toddlers were all from Tinies Stanlaw Day Nursery in Ellesmere Port and were accompanied ... [Published Chester Chronicle - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Health tip: Encourage kids to exercise

Health tip: grill fruits and veggies Health tip: grill fruits and veggiesWant to enjoy some warm-weather grilling while eating food that's healthy? Grill up some fresh summer fruits and vegetables for a delicious twist to your menu.Want to enjoy some ... [Published 9&10 News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Briefly: Breakfast No-Nos, Weird Bath Cosplay, Meningitis Hacks

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Breakfast foods to avoid, Meningitis warning signs, best cosplay from Comic-Con 2014.Push Me Pull You is a video game about human beings that was lovingly crafted by four creative Australians. ... [Published Lifehacker Australia - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Wotton family hold fourth walk in memory of popular teenage son

THE FAMILY of a “cheeky and smiley” teenager from Wotton-under-Edge who died of meningitis are to host their fourth annual memorial walk.Eighteen-year-old Chris Pegler, of Wotton-under-Edge, died within 24 hours of contracting the disease.Such was his ... [Published Gloucestershire Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

80 cases of meningitis registered in Astana

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - 80 cases of meningitis have been registered in Kazakhstan's capital Astana over the past six months, according to top sanitary official of Kazakhstan Zhandarbek Bekshin.As Kazinform was told by Bekhshin, 49 cases of meningitis were ... [Published Kazinform - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 4 reports

MENINGITIS VACCINE HOPE 'REDUCING'

By Press AssociationPublished: 10:25 EST, 29 July 2014 | Updated: 10:25 EST, 29 July 2014The likelihood that a vaccine that protects against meningitis B will be introduced on the NHS this year is "reducing", a pharmaceutical company has said.In March ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children: MedlinePlus

And teens, college students should make sure their vaccines are up to date, says Academy of PediatricsMONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants and children who are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific health problems should be ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]

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...protection against a devastating and unpredictable disease like meningitis B," said Andrin Oswald, head of Novartis Vaccines, said in a statement. "… We are committed to continuing to work with health authorities globally to ensure public access to Bexsero."
Dr Patrick Davies, paediatric intensive care consultant, said: "I'm amazed at the efforts the Peach family made to raise money for us and we are looking at a variety of other technical equipment which will help us look after the sickest children in our region."
"Bacterial meningitis progresses very quickly," Campo said. "If we even suspect it, we have to act quickly."
Staff Sgt. Cedric Lanier, 412th AMDS, said that the traps are placed in a freezer for 30 minutes before they can be observed under a microscope. "We predominately look for the females because they are more likely to bite" said Lanier

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Meningitis B vaccine should be included in nati... [Published Galway Advertiser - 52 mins ago]
Novartis reports high Bexsero uptake as it push... [Published FierceVaccines - 2 hours ago]
Parents of Newhall's tragic Katie Peach visit h... [Published Derby Telegraph - 3 hours ago]
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County meningitis case poses little community risk [Published Times Union - 4 hours ago]
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Pfizer adds Baxter vaccines [Published Irish Independent - 7 hours ago]
Registering for school in Pasco County — what y... [Published Tampa Bay Times - 7 hours ago]
Great effort from a small nation [Published Waikato Times - 7 hours ago]
NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH [Published Illinois Department of Public Health - 7 hours ago]
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Hospitals honored for life-changing care [Published Loveland Herald Reporter - 7 hours ago]
This Sucks [Published Good Times Santa Cruz - 8 hours ago]
Picture of Health [Published Good Times Santa Cruz - 9 hours ago]
News Scan for Jul 30, 2014 [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - 10 hours ago]
Vaccines Chess Game Continues With Baxter Sale ... [Published Health News Daily - 11 hours ago]
Heavy rains help push mosquito numbers up this ... [Published TwinCities.com - 11 hours ago]
HEALTH WATCH: Staying up to date on "back to sc... [Published WEAR TV 3 - 12 hours ago]
Stocks Pare Losses After Fed Statement [Published Yahoo! Finance - 12 hours ago]
AAP updates meningitis vaccine recommendations [Published Drug Store News - 13 hours ago]
Pfizer acquires Baxter International vaccine po... [Published Drug Store News - 13 hours ago]
Immunizations: Is your child fully prepared to ... [Published Post South - 14 hours ago]
Myerson present donation cheque to Meningitis Now [Published Neil Myerson - 14 hours ago]
School immunizations offered free on Saturday [Published Gainesville Sun - 14 hours ago]
Booster Shots: Pfizer Acquiring Two Baxter Vacc... [Published Genetic Engineering News - 15 hours ago]
Breast is best, says mum [Published Southland Times - 15 hours ago]
Pfizer acquires Baxter Men C and encephalitis v... [Published PMLive - 15 hours ago]
Taking precautions for West Nile virus [Published KVOA 4 - 16 hours ago]
Health department provides free vaccinations [Published Columbia Missourian - 16 hours ago]
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[tt] PLOS Med: Efficacy and Safety of the RTS, ... [Published TranshumanTech - 18 hours ago]
Citation: The RTS,S Clinical Trials Partnership (2014) (2014) Efficacyand Safety of the RTS,S/AS01 Malaria Vaccine during 18 Months afterVaccination: A Phase 3 Randomized, Controlled Trial in Children andYoung Infants at 11 African Sites. PLoS Med 11(7): ...
Pfizer Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Baxter’... [Published EON Business - 21 hours ago]
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Pfizer Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Baxter International Inc.’s portfolio of marketed vaccines for $635 million. As part of the transaction, Pfizer will also acquire ...
Pfizer Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Baxter’... [Published Business Wire Health News - 21 hours ago]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Baxter International Inc.’s portfolio of marketed vaccines for $635 million. As part of the transaction, Pfizer will also acquire a portion ...
Pfizer Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Baxter’... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - 21 hours ago]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Baxter International Inc.’s portfolio of marketed vaccines for $635 million. As part of the transaction, Pfizer will also acquire a portion ...
CIDRAP: News scan, July 29 [Published H5N1 - Jul 30 2014]
Via CIDRAP: News Scan for Jul 29, 2014|CDC advisory on Ebola; Meningitis B vaccine uptake. Excerpt:With the continuing spread of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday issued an official ...
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