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Bird Flu Outbreak Expands in Vietnam

...ccinated despite Vietnam's aggressive programme to immunize poultry against the virus, the report said. Earlier this month, more than 70 ducks were found dead in a farm in nearby Dien Chau district and tests on May 3 showed they were positive to the deadly virus H5N1. Vietnam has so far this year vaccinate...

Chhattisgarh to Launch Polio Campaign for Laborers Kids

...hattisgarh polio disease free, the government will immunize kids across the state in association with dozens of NGOs (non-government organizations) and private organizations under a special drive from May 20-22," an official statement said Wednesday. "The special focus during the three-day mega polio campai...

Scare in Assam Over Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine

...n in the districts and so far we have been able to immunize just about 200,000," Sarma said. There is no medication for curing Japanese encephalitis other than the vaccination developed by China. "A total of 16 districts in India were provided with the very costly vaccination from China made available by ...

HPV Infections On The Rise In US

...state of Florida is contemplating bills that would immunize girls before they start their active sex life. JYT...

The Outbreak of Pneumonia In Vancouver Under Control

...ll continue for the next few weeks in an effort to immunize as many as 5,000 people. PRI...

NIDs Targets Immunizations To 22 Million Children In Bangladesh

...ational //Immunization Days (NIDs) have planned to immunize 22 million children in Bangladesh under the age group of 0-5. Government of Bangladesh will carry out the initiatives along with the support of UNICEF, World Health Organization (WHO), Rotary International and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control a...

US Orders More H5N1 vaccine

...sufficient //H5N1 avian influenza vaccine that can immunize almost 2.7 million people, at a cost of $199.45 million. According to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the contracts are for a total of 5.3 million 90-microgram (mcg) doses of vaccine. The awards include $40.6 million to GlaxoSmith...

India Finds New Use for an Old Bug

...ve organisms." While the BCG vaccine is used to immunize only infants, the Mw vaccine can be used in adults also, according to Talwar. Source-IANS...

Measles: No Measly Threat!

...ne, and the only way to protect the children is to immunize as many children as possible....

Experts Say A Decade Needed To Develop Bird Flu Vaccine

...unogenic and replicates so poorly that... we could immunize globally, with six months of production, about 100 million people." Professor Albert Osterhaus, a leading European virologist based at the Erasmus Medical Centre, said that if bird flu pandemic were to happen it would not be enough to vaccinate a s...

Polio On the Rise in Namibia

...wena regions. However, Government has decided to immunize two million people - including visitors. Unicef fl... The first round of the State-sponsored drive to immunize every Namibian against polio will take place for three days starting from June 21. This was planned ...

Outbreak of Measles Epidemic In UK

... England and Wales. Parents were being warned to immunize their children against the disease, which had already taken the life of a 13-year-old boy earlier this year. The Health Protection Agency have said that the outbreaks in Surrey, Sussex and Yorkshire since January have run into hundreds, and that the ...

Effective Vaccine for Leishmaniasis in the Pipeline

...e used in everyday medicine, including vaccines to immunize against meningitis and other bacterial infections, mainly in small children in the United States. Those vaccines use carbohydrates isolated from the actual bacteria responsible for the diseases. The carbohydrates act as antigens, which stimulate th...

The Myth about MMR Vaccine

...d autism. Due to this many parents choosing not to immunize their children. The last serious outbreak of measles in Ireland was in 2000 and claimed the lives of three children and the immunisation was as low as 66% in north Dublin, the epicentre of the outbreak. Though Wakefield’s research is discredited, b...

Generous Donation by US Helps to Curb the Outbreak of Measles in Fiji

...orary clinic was set up at Epworth Arcade, Suva to immunize children. Director Public Health at the Ministry of Health, Dr Timaima Tuiketei said that in addition to the generous donation by the American Embassy, the Ministry of Health had $220,000 worth of measles vaccine. She said the measles campaign als...

FDA Warns VaxGen On Anthrax Vaccine

...ontracts. These doses are believed to be enough to immunize 25 million people....

Parental Knowledge Of RSV Infections Is Vital

...id carrying the baby to crowded shopping malls, to immunize the baby against influenza and to keep the baby away from smoke to prevent RSV infection and other viral respiratory infections....

UK has to be more Prepared against Bird Flu

....6 million doses which would be only sufficient to immunize and treat only 25% of the countries population and the shortage can be reduced by investing more money in healthcare projects and vaccine research....

WHO checks on health system in quake-hit areas

.... His agency says its main immediate task is to immunize as many people as it can to try to ward off epidem...akistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. WHO has helped immunize 400,000 children in the area against measles. During his tour, Lee was set to visit a field hospital...

Health and Human Services stockpiles 20 million bird flu Vaccines

...illion treatment courses of vaccine is required to immunize 40 million people so ideally a stockpile of 100 million vaccine vials is required. 'Ultimately you would want to be able to vaccinate the whole population because historically pandemics come in waves and continue to come in waves,' Pavia said. As flu...

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