vaccine

  1. bajisima

    Samoa pulls MMR vaccine after babies die

    So tragic. The Samoan government has launched an inquiry into the deaths of two one-year-old infants after a routine vaccination. The babies were brought to Safotu Hospital in Savai'i on Friday, where they died within minutes of the receiving the MMR vaccine, Television New Zealand...
  2. bajisima

    Chemo free vaccine moves to human trials

    A recent Stanford cancer study that cured 97 percent of mice from tumors has now moved on to soliciting human volunteers for a new cutting-edge medical trial. The trial is part of a gathering wave of research into immunotherapy, a type of treatment that fights cancer by using the body's...
  3. bajisima

    Vaccine rates are up but so are refusals

    Interesting. Good and bad news? More U.S. kids are getting their full series of vaccines, but more and more parents are also refusing to immunize their children, new health insurance data shows. The No. 1 vaccine refusal hotspot is in New York, a new report from the Blue Cross Blue Shield...
  4. bajisima

    Study linking flu vaccine to miscarriages puzzles doctors

    Vaccine experts are puzzling over a study that appears to link one particular flu vaccine with early miscarriages. It’s far too soon to say the vaccine actually did cause miscarriages, and they say the study, paid for by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, did not find anything...
  5. Spookycolt

    8 Vaccine Doses Killed 2 Month Old Baby

    Should these be forced on people? https://www.learntherisk.org/stories/8-vaccine-doses-killed-2-month-old-baby/
  6. bajisima

    Contaminated measles vaccine kills 15 in Sudan

    Fifteen young children have died in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as young as 12 years old administering the vaccines, South Sudan's government announced Friday. The United Nations said the children died of "severe sepsis/toxicity" from the contaminated vaccine, and...
  7. bajisima

    Measles outbreak in Minnesota over fears of autism in vaccine

    Doubts about vaccines helped fuel Minnesota's biggest outbreak of measles in decades, and attracted determined vaccine skeptics eager to exploit fear, health officials say. At least 44 people have been infected, nearly all of them children, and 11 kids are in the hospital, the Minnesota...
  8. GordonGecko

    Trump taps Vaccine Denier to head "Committee on Vaccine Safety"-

    https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/01/trump-taps-vaccine-skeptic-to-chair-committee-on-vaccine-safety/512708/ Oh, joy. Make Smallpox Great Again! :)
  9. Bourne

    Have you gotten your flu vaccine?

    We're in the flu season and it is very important that you get vaccinated against the flu. If you haven't been vaccinated please do so. Regards, Bourne
  10. Dittohead not!

    Lung cancer vaccine may be on its way

    Cuba’s Lung Cancer Vaccine Heading to the US One must wonder how many US lives might have been saved had we lifted our absurd "embargo" sooner.
  11. Djinn

    AAP Backs Patient Dismissal As Last Resort for Vaccine Refusal

    Source ... And it's worth reading the whole article. I summarized, but in doing so, I skipped past a lot of caveats and details. Someone is going to try drawing a parallel between this, and whether pharmacists should be permitted to refuse to fill prescriptions on moral grounds. I'm...
  12. bajisima

    Vaccine injury payouts rise

    Want to know why our medical costs are staggering? Look no further. "A government program that pays people hurt by vaccinations recently doled out more than $1 million, all were deemed victims of the flu shot—but their injuries had nothing to do with what was in the syringe." "The...
  13. bajisima

    Catholic bishops in Kenya call for boycott on polio vaccine

    Africa will mark one year without polio on Tuesday. The last case was in Somalia in 2014. "But last week, a polio vaccination campaign in Kenya faced an unlikely opponent: The country's Conference of Catholic Bishops declared a boycott of the World Health Organization's vaccination campaign...
  14. godlessheathen

    Cuba Has A Lung Cancer Vaccine, And Now It Could Be Coming To The USA

    Cuba Has A Lung Cancer Vaccine, And Now It Could Be Coming To The USA | IFLScience
  15. bajisima

    GlaxoSmithKline pays out 63 million to swine flu vaccine victims

    "GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is in the news again making headlines after having to settle another major lawsuit bringing the latest total to over $9.1 billion since 2003. This time, it is due to GSK’s product Pandemrix, which was the swine flu vaccine forced upon the public during the pandemic of...
  16. bajisima

    Pediatricians struggle to win over vaccine refusers

    With all the latest vaccine controversy, pediatricians are trying to balance supporting a parents decision with not vaccinating with their own beliefs that vaccines are necessary. "From time to time, Dr. Michael L. Goldfein, a pediatrician on Martha’s Vineyard, faces this predicament: a...
  17. Bourne

    Why no ebola vaccine?

    Have any of you wondered why the United States pharma industries haven't developed a definitive vaccine to combat the ebola virus? The answer, as is usual, MONEY. Ebola was limited to western and central Africa. American pharma couldn't care less about Africa. There's no profit in spending...
  18. bajisima

    Anti vaccine book tells kids to "embrace the measles"

    A new book from Australian anti vaccination author Stephanie Messenger is telling kids to embrace having the measles in her book "Melanie's Marvelous Measles." In it she tells kids to enjoy the "wonderful world of illness." "Educate children on the benefits of having measles and how you...
  19. meridian5455

    Obama’s Budget Cuts $50 Million From National Vaccine Program

    President Obama has proposed a $50-million cut to a federal immunization program, citing diminished need for government-funded vaccinations thanks to the Affordable Care Act. The funding reduction, included in Obama's 2016 budget blueprint released Monday, comes amid a measles outbreak...
  20. BruceTLaney

    China ready to test Ebola Vaccine on humans:

    I hope the vaccine works but just in case it causes a Walking Dead Moment we might need to shore up our southern border! China to test its Ebola vaccine on humans - The Times of India Actually I hope it works and can help the people in Africa that have been stricken by this disease.