News tagged with vaccination rates
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The number of measles deaths worldwide has apparently dropped by about three-quarters over a decade, according to a new study by the World Health Organization and others.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Long-term follow-up of a phase II clinical trial showed encouraging survival in some patients with stage 3B/4 non-small cell lung cancer treated with belagenpumatucel-L, a therapeutic vaccine. The findings were presented ...
Cancer Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A sudden increase in narcolepsy in Finnish children at the beginning of 2010 was likely related to the Pandemrix vaccine used in response to the H1N1 2009 flu pandemic, according to two reports published Mar. 28 in the open ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Promoting immunizations as a part of routine office-based medical practice is needed to improve adult vaccination rates, a highly effective way to curb the spread of diseases across communities, prevent needless illness and ...
Health Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. - mostly babies and toddlers - were coming down with whooping cough each year when vaccines against "this menace," as one newspaper called it, were introduced in the 1930s and 1940s.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A California hospital raised its employee influenza vaccination rate above 90 percent by shifting from a voluntary vaccination program to one mandating all healthcare workers either get vaccinated or wear a mask at work for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- After years of decline, measles is on the rise in Europe, according to a new report released Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
When U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy was diagnosed with a glioblastoma of the brain in May 2009, doctors understood there was little chance he could survive it. He died that August.
Cancer Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
More parents are opting out of school shots for their kids. In eight states now, more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners aren't getting all the vaccines required for attendance, an Associated Press ...
Health Nov 28, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Drug companies currently developing therapeutic cancer vaccines may be determining the cancers they target based on the number of annual cases, not the number of deaths they cause.
Cancer Nov 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in the U.S. is reported as being on the decrease, however untreated infected people act as a reservoir for disease. Any pool of the world's population harboring this disease gives cause ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Higher flu vaccination rates for health care personnel can dramatically reduce the threat of flu outbreak among nursing home residents, according to a study published in the October issue of Infection Control and Hospital Ep ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Evidence has long shown routine vaccines to be safe and effective, but a growing community of critics still claims that they pose more danger than the diseases they prevent. A Google search of "vaccine," for example, produces ...
Health Jul 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Vaccination against rotavirus, a major cause of severe acute gastroenteritis in children, dramatically decreased hospitalization rates for the infection among infants in three U.S. counties, according to a new study published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Geisinger Health System vaccinated more than 92% of all employees against influenza this season, with a modification of a mandatory program. On average, fewer than half of all healthcare workers receive flu vaccinations.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0