1163 Articles Matching "vaccine"

Uganda to deploy Ebola vaccine if virus spreads from Congo

Sep 21, 2018 , Reuters
Uganda will vaccinate against Ebola should it spread from Democratic Republic of Congo, which has been hit twice this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
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Here Comes Flu Season: Health Law Requires Free Vaccines, If You Know Where To Get One

Sep 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
It's no surprise the CDC wants more people to get the flu shot — only 40 percent of adults do. But what many people might not know is where to get the vaccine for free and that it's your best bet to prevent the flu. Meanwhile, Delaware is reporting its first cases of the season, a month earlier than last...
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Flu Vaccination Rates In Clinics Drop As Day Progresses, But Computerized Nudges Help Give Them A Boost, Penn Study Finds

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Primary care clinics experienced a significant decline in influenza vaccinations as the day progressed, researchers from Penn Medicine report in a new study published in JAMA Open Network. However, “nudging” clinical staff to order vaccines using a behavioral economics technique known as “active cho......
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To Prevent Deadly Whooping Cough Outbreaks, Give The Vaccine Ahead Of Schedule

Sep 15, 2018 , Forbes
Whooping cough (pertussis) infections are most severe in newborns, and may be fatal. In populations where adults are not immunized, administering pertussis vaccines to newborns may minimize the risk of life-threatening whooping cough infections in...
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A Needle-Free Flu Vaccine in the Mail?Could Be

Sep 14, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers are testing an injection-free vaccine that looks like a Band-Aid you place on your arm. Their initial hope is to create such a vaccine that would allow for a rapid public health response in case of a pandemic...
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A Needle-Free Flu Vaccine in the Mail? It Might Happen

Sep 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: A Needle-Free Flu Vaccine in the Mail? It Might HappenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2018 12:00:00...
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New Technology Transforming Vaccine Development Through Faster Viral Detection

Sep 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Could we finally have a faster, more objective analytical tool to rapidly measure viral infectivity for vaccine development and production? Scientists and bioengineers at Thermo Fisher Scientific and LumaCyte believe we do. This peer reviewed work will be published on September 12th in the prestigi......
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China drug safety body finds no problems in inspections of vaccine makers

Sep 08, 2018 , Reuters
China's drug safety body has found no problems in its inspection of 45 vaccine makers and will step up supervision of vaccine quality, it said on Friday, following a scandal that put children at risk....
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All Kids Should Get Flu Vaccine ASAP, Doctors Say

Sep 07, 2018 , WebMD
Pediatricians should offer flu vaccine injections to all children 6 months and older as soon as it becomes available, preferably by the end of October, the AAP said in a news...
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A Vaccine to Prevent Acne? It May Be Possible One Day

Sep 06, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: A Vaccine to Prevent Acne? It May Be Possible One DayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/4/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/5/2018 12:00:00...
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A Vaccine to Prevent Acne May Be Possible One Day

Sep 05, 2018 , WebMD
For many skin-pocked teenagers and adults, the frustration and shame of uncontrolled acne has been linked to a higher risk for clinical depression and suicide or suicidal...
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All Children Should Receive Flu Vaccine ASAP, Doctors Advise

Sep 05, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: All Children Should Receive Flu Vaccine ASAP, Doctors AdviseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/4/2018 12:00:00...
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Russian trolls fan flames in U.S. vaccine debate

Aug 31, 2018 , Reuters
Some of the same Twitter accounts that tried to influence the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential election have sent messages to amplify strong views - both pro and con - about the safety and effectiveness of vaccines, a U.S. study suggests....
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Viewpoints: Hackers Are Undermining Public Health By Spreading Stealthy Anti-Vaccine Messages; Stop Juul From Creating New Generations Of Nicotine Addicts

Aug 30, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on these and other health...
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Vaccine tied to drop in HPV cases still not reaching half of U.S. kids

Aug 30, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Although a vaccine for the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) has led to a dramatic decrease in infections, a new study suggests that half of U.S. teens are still not fully vaccinated against this virus....
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HPV Vaccine Doesn't Put Girls' Fertility at Risk: Study

Aug 28, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Put Girls' Fertility at Risk: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/24/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/27/2018 12:00:00...
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Did Russian Bots, Trolls Try to Sway U.S. Vaccine Debate?

Aug 25, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Did Russian Bots, Trolls Try to Sway U.S. Vaccine Debate?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/24/2018 12:00:00...
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Vaccine Wars In U.S. Provided Fertile Ground For Russian Trolls Meddling With 2016 Elections

Aug 25, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The bots didn't pick a side, though, instead hurling insults at both pro- and anti-vaccine advocates. A new study found that their only intent seemed to be to raise the level of hostility in the...
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Study: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Hurt Girls' Fertility

Aug 25, 2018 , WebMD
Investigators who studied nearly 200,000 young women said they found no elevated risk of premature menopause after recommended vaccinations, including for the human...
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The science behind Russian trolls stoking a vaccines debate

Aug 24, 2018 , CNN Health
A new study suggests that Russian trolls and Twitter bots amplified online debates about vaccines between 2014 and 2017. Russian meddling has a long history with public health messaging in the United States and here's why....
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