Pertussis

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Name: Pertussis
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Immunisation rates to be published online

DATA on current rates of immunisation for regions across Burnett and Bundaberg will be now be published on the government's health performance website.The measure - a further bid to strengthen public support for vaccination - follows the launch of the ... [Published NewsMail - 10 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Is Abilene at risk of resurgence of whooping cough?

-The number of people getting vaccinations for the sometimes deadly disease Pertussis, or “whooping cough” in Texas has gone down, increasing the occurrence of the disease.According to the Center for Disease Control, there were 50,000 reported cases of ... [Published KTXS-TV - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Make sure kids’ vaccines are up to date

Observer staff reportTo celebrate the importance of immunizations throughout life, the Vermont Department of Health joined with partners nationwide in recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month.“Your child should have all of the vaccines ... [Published Williston Observer - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Vaccine, Tetanus, Pertussis
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 9 reports

Alaska health department, Walgreens take aim at pertussis

DEERFIELD, Ill. – In Alaska, an uptick in the incidence of whooping cough has led the state's health department to partner with Walgreen Co. on a voucher program for Tdap vaccinations.Walgreens said late Wednesday that vouchers for the Tdap (tetanus, ... [Published Chain Drug Review - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Whooping cough scheme extended

A whooping cough vaccination programme for expectant mothers is to be extended for the next five years.Northern Ireland Health Minister Edwin Poots said the immunisation, offered to pregnant women between 28 weeks and 38 weeks, provided the best protection ... [Published Portadown Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Sophia L. Yager: Pertussis vaccine is for babies

_ Thank you to Lisa Cook (“Unvaccinated people put people at risk,” Open Forum, Aug. 24) for raising awareness about the risk of vaccine-preventable diseases to those who cannot be vaccinated. Pertussis (whooping cough) is a serious issue in our community ... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

18-month pertussis booster could be reinstated

A PERTUSSIS booster shot at 18-months of age could be reinstated to the National Immunisation Program (NIP) next year. ... [article truncated...] (Please login or signup to continue reading) ... [Published Medical Observer - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Pertussis
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

HELPING STUDENTS STAY IN SCHOOL

Changes to Minnesota’s immunization law go into effect Monday, Sept. 1 that require students to receive certain vaccinations or submit documentation of a legal exemption. The changes include requiring Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) and meningococcal ... [Published Wahpeton News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Whooping chough outbreak over in Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii

Northern Health announced that the pertussis — or whooping cough — is over in Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii.Since the beginning of the year there have been 229 reported cases of pertussis in the Northern Health region including 166 in Prince Rupert and ... [Published The Northern View - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Swedish health agency warns of whooping cough spreading

STOCKHOLM, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Swedish Public Health Agency has issued a warning about whopping cough after two infants died of the disease, the Swedish news agency TT reported Wednesday.Agency epidemiologist Anders Tegnell told TT that 195 cases ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Doctor: "Take whooping cough seriously"

Two children in Sweden have died of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, which is making a comeback, despite vaccinations. The vaccine only gives protection for 10-15 years, so the five shots a child gets in early life will not protect adults. ... [Published Radio Sweden - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

ETHS Summer Student Diagnosed with Whooping Cough

Students who took part in summer activities may have been exposed. You can get whooping cough, or pertussis, even if you've been vaccinated.The following letter was published Tuesday on the Evanston Township High School website:Dear Parent/Guardian:A ... [Published Evanston Patch - Aug 27 2014]

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...to keep their children healthy and safe," said Dr Anne Schuchat, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.  "These people are central in keeping young children healthy by ensuring they receive the recommended vaccines on schedule."
As to the less than 1% who do not get any vaccinations, she said, "We feel like that number is really very low, and I think continued education is the best thing we can provide parents of young children who have too many questions and concerns about vaccines. I think addressing those questions directly in the office can really be helpful."
Since vaccines have made a lot of diseases rare, many parents don't have experience with how devastating they can be, she explained. "Vaccines are safe, and make sure your children are getting vaccinated" she added
"Immunizing your child is probably one of the most important things you can do to keep your child healthy and prevent disease" Dr. Elaine Schulte, a pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital, told Fox News

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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 ...
Walgreens Collaborates with Alaska Department o... [Published Business Wire Retail News - Aug 27 2014]
DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 against ...
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