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  • Swiss officials halt ebola vaccine trials after reports of joint pain
    Swiss officials pause Ebola vaccine trials after reports of joint pain
    Swiss hospital officials announced this week that they are temporarily halting trials of VSV-ZEBOV, the Ebola vaccine from Merck and NewLink.The vaccine is currently being tested on volunteers the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG). The study...
  • Vaccine
    Poll finds most parents want kids in daycare fully vaccinated
    According to the National Poll on Children's Health conducted by the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, over 80 percent of parents want all children in daycare to be required to be up to date on their vaccinations. The poll was conducted on...
  • Rabies vaccine is necessary even for indoor-only cats
    Rabies vaccine: Does your indoor-only cat really need it?
    If your cat is an indoor-only cat, is the rabies vaccine really necessary? We know that rabies is spread through saliva; most commonly through bites, although a cough or a sneeze can also spread it if the saliva makes contact with an open wound....
  • Flu shots may not work well this year
    CDC's flu vaccine a fail
    Houston, we have a problem.Just last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning, prompting Americans to take the flu vaccine if they haven’t already. Health officials said they had 160 million flu shots on the...
  • What states have the highest and lowest childhood vaccinations?
    What states have the highest and lowest rates of childhood vaccination refusals?
    Do you know where your state stacks up in terms of childhood vaccinations?The states with the highest rates of refusing vaccinations are:Oregon 6.4%Vermont 5.7%Idaho 5.5%Michigan 5.3%Illinois 4.8%Alaska 4.0%Colorado 4.0%Wisconsin 4.0%Arizona 3.9...
  • Too many vaccines?
    CDC for The Greater Good?
    The debate on vaccine damage not only continues in the court, but remains at the forefront among parents of children with autism. The groups are clearly divided on this issue. What has changed in this debate, however, has been the recent "CDC...
  • Bill Gates, Bond villain?
    Catholic Church finds Bill Gates poison
    Spirit Daily has just reported that the Gates Foundation -- founded by Bill Gates -- funded a vaccine now cited as containing the antigen that causes miscarriage.These contaminated vaccines for tetanus were administered only to young women of...
  • Vaccination is the way to prevent measles
    Philippines measles cases top 50,000
    The number of fatalities due to measles infection in the Philippines has topped 100 during the first 10 months of 2014, according to the WHO Western Pacific Region Measles-Rubella Bulletin fro Oct. 2014.From January 1 through October 20, 2014, the...
  • Vaccination
    First FDA-approved vaccine for subtype B Meningococcal disease
    A vaccine (Trumenba) for invasive meningococcal disease was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today, October 29, 2014. Meningococcal disease is caused by the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis. A meningococcal...
  • Rescue and shelter groups successfully pull cats from Indiana shelter
    140 cats exposed to deadly virus successfully pulled from Indiana shelter
    Indianapolis Animal Care and Control (IACC) and local rescue groups have worked tirelessly over the last couple of days to pull all the cats that were exposed to illness in the recent outbreak of feline panleukopenia. According to a post from Oct....
  • Feline panleukopenia infects dozens of cats at Indiana shelter
    Feline panleukopenia sweeps through Indiana animal shelter
    An Indiana animal shelter may have to euthanize at least 60, and possibly as many as 100, cats, that have become infected with feline panleukopenia, according to an Oct. 24, 2014 article on WTHR in Indiana. Indianapolis Animal Care and Control ...
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    No long term association found between vaccines and MS
    Findings reveal no need for change in vaccine policyBecause vaccinations are common, even a small increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) or other acquired central nervous system demyelinating syndromes (CNS ADS) could have a significant effect...
  • Garden pepper and green "vaccine"
    ‘Bought’ movie: Full of appalling misinformation
    “Bought” is a movie by Jeff Hays which wants you to believe the dangerous idea that vaccines are ineffective and can cause autism, a notion that has been repeatedly debunked. They also combine this strain of paranoia with one claiming...
  • Ebola vaccines are being developed quickly
    Good news for travelers: International effort for Ebola vaccine
    News on the Ebola front has not been great as of late, but for travelers it might be getting better soon. In the short-term, there will be screenings at airports to check for fevers and travel history before boarding aircraft at select airports in...
  • First healthy volunteers injected with experimental GMO Ebola vaccine
    First healthy volunteers injected with experimental GMO Ebola vaccine
    Genetically modified Ebola vaccines are already being administered to healthy volunteers in the United States, UK, Gambia and Mali, as officials worldwide are fast-tracking the creation and approval of an Ebola vaccine.Glaxo Smith Kline said in a...