Vaccine

  • Measles in Italy, what is the current situation?

    What is the current situation? Health officials in Italy have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Italy protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against #measles . Getting measles vaccine is particularly important for infants 6–11 months of age ( 1 dose of measles...
  • Lack of Vaccination Kept 71 Students From Attending School

    ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Last month, the Rochester School Board voted on a measure which says that students who attend Rochester Public Schools will be turned away, not allowed to attend class until they comply with immunization laws. According to the Minnesota statute “no person over two months old may...
  • Epidemiological update: Measles – monitoring European outbreaks

    An ongoing measles outbreak in Romania since February 2016 continuously see increase in number of cases reported despite having implemented, and continuously undertaking, response measures at national level through reinforced vaccination activities. As of 10 March 2017, 3 446 cases had been reported to the National Institute of Public...
  • New Brunswick commits to HPV vaccine for boys

    WATCH ABOVE: On Tuesday the New Brunswick’s finance minister tabled the 2017-2018 budget increasing health care spending. The government says that also includes expanding their vaccination program to include HPV vaccinations for grade seven boys. Global’s Adrienne South has the details.   The government of New Brunswick is expanding...
  • To Build A Viable HIV Vaccine, Start from the Molecule Up

    AN HIV DIAGNOSIS is a nightmare, but it is no longer a death sentence. Someday, vaccines might bat the virus out of your system without you ever knowing you’d been exposed. If successful, such a vaccine would effectively cure AIDS. Someday, maybe. So scientists are working on it. Like...
  • The MMR Vaccine and Autism Conspiracy. Enough Already!

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, the anti-vaccination “conspiracy” movement continues to attempt to raise its ugly head. It’s time to finally set the record straight and establish public health policy around the world based on real documented medical evidence. The widespread...
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