Milder flu season may be due to a better flu vaccine match, report says – NBCNews.com

  1. Milder flu season may be due to a better flu vaccine match, report says  NBCNews.com
  2. This year’s flu shot is less than 50% effective in preventing infection, CDC says  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland
  3. This Common Flu Virus Is a Growing Threat  The Wall Street Journal
  4. This flu season isn’t yet as severe as last year’s, though activity is starting to pick up, CDC says  CNBC
  5. This year’s flu shot is less than 50% effective in preventing infection, CDC says  CNN
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Philippines: Vaccine scare blamed for deadly measles outbreak – Aljazeera.com

  1. Philippines: Vaccine scare blamed for deadly measles outbreak  Aljazeera.com
  2. Amid measles outbreak, some unvaccinated teens are seeking ways to get their shots  NBCNews.com
  3. Early Edition: The cost of measles: Spend $200 on measles vaccine, or $10000 for care?  ABS CBN News
  4. I used to be opposed to vaccines. This is how I changed my mind.  The Washington Post
  5. 70 confirmed dead in Philippine measles outbreak  Global1 News Network
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Northwest measles outbreak revives debate over vaccine laws – KOMO News

  1. Northwest measles outbreak revives debate over vaccine laws  KOMO News
  2. Measles outbreak sparks concerns over anti-vaccination movement  The Guardian
  3. PNW measles outbreak revives vaccine law debate  KOIN.com
  4. How to avoid measles amid the Pacific Northwest’s outbreak: Get vaccinated, health experts say  Seattle Times
  5. Anti-vaxxer asks how she can keep her unimmunized daughter safe. The Internet has some ideas.  SFGate
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Vaccination Debate: Tenn. Congressman-elect claims CDC may be withholding vaccine research – WZTV

  1. Vaccination Debate: Tenn. Congressman-elect claims CDC may be withholding vaccine research  WZTV
  2. Rep.-elect Mark Green walks back claim that vaccines cause autism  The Washington Post
  3. Tennessee U.S. Rep.-elect Mark Green alleges vaccines may cause autism, questions CDC data  The Tennessean
  4. Congressman-elect Mark Green’s Vaccine Fear-Mongering Makes Him Latest Political Doctor With Crazy Ideas  Esquire
  5. Tennessee U.S. Rep-Elect Walks Back False Claim That Vaccines Lead To Autism  HuffPost
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Ebola spreads to major Congo city amid worries over vaccine supply – NBCNews.com

  1. Ebola spreads to major Congo city amid worries over vaccine supply  NBCNews.com
  2. Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern  The Associated Press
  3. ‘Like a horror film’: The efforts to contain Ebola in a war zone  The Washington Post
  4. 2nd deadliest Ebola outbreak in history spreads to major city  ABC News
  5. Fighting malaria amidst an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo  World Health Organization
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Clinical trial testing topical cream plus influenza vaccine in progress

A Phase 1 clinical trial examining whether a topical cream can enhance the immune response conferred by a ‘pre-pandemic’ influenza vaccine is underway. Investigators are evaluating whether imiquimod cream, commonly used to treat genital warts and certain skin cancers, can boost the body’s immune response to an H5N1 influenza vaccine. The trial is enrolling 50 healthy adults ages 18-50 years.
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Clinical trial testing topical cream plus influenza vaccine in progress

A Phase 1 clinical trial examining whether a topical cream can enhance the immune response conferred by a ‘pre-pandemic’ influenza vaccine is underway. Investigators are evaluating whether imiquimod cream, commonly used to treat genital warts and certain skin cancers, can boost the body’s immune response to an H5N1 influenza vaccine. The trial is enrolling 50 healthy adults ages 18-50 years.
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Why Russian trolls stoked US vaccine debates

  1. Why Russian trolls stoked US vaccine debates  CNN
  2. Russian Trolls Used Vaccine Debate to Sow Discord, Study Finds  New York Times
  3. Twitter Bots and Trolls Fuel Online Discord About Vaccines  Live Science
  4. Weaponized Health Communication: Twitter Bots and Russian Trolls Amplify the Vaccine Debate | AJPH | Ahead of Print  American Journal of Public Health
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China sacks top official over vaccine scandal, firm may de-list

China sacks top official over vaccine scandal, firm may de-listChina has sacked a senior provincial official and is probing a former top drug regulator after a safety scandal at vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co Ltd, which again warned it could be delisted over the scandal. The company was accused in July of falsifying data for a rabies vaccine and manufacturing an ineffective vaccine for babies, sparking widespread consumer anger. While there were no known reports of people being harmed by the vaccines, regulators ordered Changsheng to halt their production and recall the rabies vaccine.


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