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Doctor Group: Changed Nasal Flu Vaccine OK for Kids

Mar 22, 2019 , WebMD
Changes to the nasal spray appear to have improved its effectiveness, and the American Academy of Pediatrics is now endorsing it as well as flu shots to protect...
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UPS eyes in-home health services with U.S. vaccine project

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - United Parcel Service Inc wants to get beyond U.S. doorsteps with a new push into healthcare....
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Kentucky governor says he exposed his children to chickenpox rather than getting vaccine

Mar 21, 2019 , CNN Health
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Teen who refused chickenpox vaccine says school is limiting his activities. So he's suing

Mar 20, 2019 , CNN Health
A Kentucky student is suing his local health department after it barred students who aren't immunized against the chickenpox from attending school and canceled extracurricular activities during an outbreak that has affected 32 people....
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'Definitely not an anti-vaxer': Some parents push back against recommended vaccine schedule

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
The renewed squabble over vaccinations obscures a large group of parents who aren't anti-vaxers but spread out their children's vaccines at a more gradual pace than doctors recommend. Pediatricians warn that could leave small children vulnerable to disease....
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AMA Enlists Social Media Giants To Stop Spread Of Anti-Vaccine Misinformation

Mar 14, 2019 , Forbes
The American Medical Association urged big social media and tech companies including Amazon, Facebook and Google to stop vaccine misinformation on their platforms....
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Health Tip: HPV Vaccine

Mar 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: HPV VaccineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Measles outbreak in New Zealand's Canterbury widens to 20

Mar 10, 2019 , Reuters
Thousands of vaccines are being delivered to health centers in New Zealand's Canterbury district as a measles outbreak has widened to 20 confirmed cases with health officials warning the number is expected to rise over the coming days and weeks....
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It's not just measles: Mumps, whooping cough and other vaccine-preventable diseases are still in the US

Mar 10, 2019 , CNN Health
She walked into the emergency room with an infant in her arms. "My baby, please help my baby," she said between sobs. I followed her into the room and asked what her baby's name was and whether I could hold her....
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Man Who Got Measles After Not Getting Vaccine as Child Warns Others of the Danger

Mar 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Man Who Got Measles After Not Getting Vaccine as Child Warns Others of the DangerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/8/2019 12:00:00...
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As polio goal nears, Pakistan pushes against vaccine misinformation

Mar 09, 2019 , Reuters
As Pakistan closes in on eradicating polio, Prime Minister Imran Khan's office has urged the country's telecoms regulator to take action against misinformation spread on social media discouraging vaccination against it and other diseases....
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The Absurdity Of Avoiding Vaccines

Mar 09, 2019 , Forbes
My brother and I had been sick for a while and we didn’t seem to be getting any...
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Facebook To Act On Wrong Vaccine Info

Mar 09, 2019 , WebMD
Facebook will lower the ranking of groups and pages that spread misinformation about vaccinations in its News Feed and Search...
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Without vaccine, hundreds of children die in Madagascar measles outbreak

Mar 09, 2019 , Reuters
Two months ago, giggles floated through the home of fisherman Dada as his four-year-old son played ball outside with his two younger cousins on one of Madagascar's famed sun soaked beaches....
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Mumps Outbreak Reported at Temple U.

Mar 09, 2019 , WebMD
The Philadelphia university reported the first case of the contagious, vaccine-preventable disease on Feb....
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Perspectives: Lessons From A New Massive Study About The Safety Of Vaccines; Myths About Vaccines Are Causing Great Harms

Mar 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers express views on...
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Facebook, Instagram to limit spread of vaccine misinformation

Mar 09, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Pages, groups and ads whose content includes "verifiable vaccine hoaxes" will be taking a...
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Facebook to target vaccine misinformation with focus on pages, groups, ads

Mar 08, 2019 , CNN Health
Facebook, the world's largest social media site, will soon take aim against anti-vaxers. The company will start by lowering the ranking of groups and pages that spread misinformation about vaccinations in its News Feed and Search options, a representative said Wednesday....
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Different Takes: Vaccines Prevent The Spread Of Deadly Diseases. Enough Said.; Sen. Rand Paul Is Wrong About Mandatory Vaccines

Mar 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers add to the on-going national conversation about childhood...
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Even with measles outbreaks across the US, at least 20 states have proposed anti-vaccination bills

Mar 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Across the country, counties are reporting measles cases: at least 206 in 11 states, per the latest count. On social media, platforms such as Facebook and YouTube are facing pressure to crack down on conspiracy theories and misinformation about vaccines. And on Capitol Hill, lawmakers are discussing what they're calling "a growing public health threat."...
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