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York offers free mumps immunization clinics  -  Dec 9, 2008
680 News,There's been an increasing number of mumps outbreaks across the country over the past year. To help prevent similar outbreaks of this highly contagious

Post-secondary students may need mumps protection  -  Dec 3, 2008
Midland Mirror,The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit will be offering mumps immunization clinics at Georgian College, Nipissing University and Laurentian University

Local college students getting mumps vaccines  -  Dec 13, 2008
The Barrie Examiner,The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is hitting college and university campuses throughout Simcoe and Muskoka in January offering mumps immunization to

Mumps case not yet cause for concern  -  Sep 24, 2008
Western News,By Communications Staff A single diagnosed case of mumps at Fanshawe has prompted officials to begin offering vaccination clinics at the college.

Mumps outbreak traced to anti-immunization zealots  -  Aug 27, 2008,Mumps immunization began in Canada in 1969. In 1996, doctors began administering two doses of the vaccine after studies found one is sometimes not enough.

Capital Health resumes mumps immunization  -  May 2, 2008
Leduc Representative,Capital Health will resume its mumps immunization campaign for young adults in public health centres across the region beginning May 3.

Mumps program returns  -  May 12, 2008
Meridian Booster,The mumps immunization will soon be back up and running in the East Central Health region. The mumps immunization will soon be back up and running in the

Your children might need more shots for school next year  -  May 8, 2008,Rising 6th graders now need a booster shot called T-DAP. That is if they haven't had the booster in the past 5 years. T-DAP protects against tetanus,

CH's mumps immunization campaign resumes  -  Apr 11, 2008
Prairie Post West,By Susan Quinlan Chinook Health recently resumed mumps immunization due to the extremely high level of cases in the region and following a brief delay while

HEALTH NEWS: Imminizations-Why?  -  Apr 24, 2008
Greene County Record, Anne B. Bowyer, MSN, FNP Greene Family Medicine Immunizations are one of the most effective ways we have to prevent and protect individuals and the

Better vaccine or different shot schedule may be needed to combat ...  -  Apr 9, 2008
The Canadian Press,..."I think that we're going to have to see what the impact of our revised approaches to mumps immunization is in Canada," she said, noting the agency

Large Mumps Outbreak Characterized by 2-Dose Vaccine Failure  -  Apr 9, 2008
Medscape (subscription)Reports of mumps infection dropped dramatically after the implementation of a policy of 1-dose mumps immunization in 1977 in the United States.

Mumps vaccinations restart in southern Alberta  -  Apr 1, 2008,Alberta resumed its mumps immunization clinics Tuesday in the Lethbridge area, after a three-month Health Canada investigation ruled out a connection

Study: Waning Immunity, Other Factors Caused 2006 Mumps Outbreak  -  Apr 9, 2008
FOXNewsAP April 26, 2006: Drake University student Mandi McClue, left, gets a mumps immunization shot from Polk County Health nurse Lori Parsons, right.

Mumps Outbreak Prompts Questions  -  Apr 10, 2008
New York Times,...was a larger outbreak of the same strain. Above, Mandi McClue, got a mumps immunization in 2006 at the health center at Drake University in Des Moines.

URock to host immunization clinic  -  Feb 4, 2008
VillageSoup Belfast,By University College at Rockland ROCKLAND (Feb 4): Due to the recent statewide mumps outbreak, the Maine Center for Disease Control has issued an emergency

Mumps immunization cancelled for young adults  -  Dec 20, 2007
PonokaNews,By Eraina Hooyer Five individual allergic reactions to the mumps, measles and rubella (MMR) vaccine has caused Alberta Health and Wellness to temporarily

Mumps vaccine campaign on hold  -  Dec 12, 2007,University of Alberta students receive mumps immunization shots at the Myer Horowitz Theatre last month. Northern Lights Health Region has cancelled all

Maine university bars hundreds of students without mumps vaccinations  -  Dec 9, 2007
International Herald Tribune,Under state law, college students are required to have one mumps immunization, usually issued in childhood. Some pediatricians recommend another dose a few

Mumps Vaccination Clinics Expand  -  Dec 10, 2007,At the Southwood United Church Monday morning, Phase Two of the mumps immunization clinics kicked off. 73 people have come down with mumps so far this year,

Different maker should ease vaccine concerns  -  Dec 13, 2007
Regina Leader-Post,We haven't seen any reactions like that from any of our mumps immunization programs.'' Most of Saskatchewan's vaccine is actually from another company

Capital Health takes a shot at mumps prevention  -  Nov 26, 2007
The Gateway,The Mumps Immunization Campaign, which began yesterday and runs until 29 November, has health officials strongly encouraging students to roll up their

Students barred for no mumps shots  -  Dec 10, 2007
Earthtimes,PORTLAND, Maine, Dec. 10 More than 300 Maine college students who failed to get a new mumps shot were barred from classes, dorms and dining halls and face

Mumps program takes lumps as vaccinations halted  -  Dec 12, 2007,By DAVE DORMER, SUN MEDIA The province has pulled the plug on the second phase of a mumps immunization program after five teens suffered allergic reactions

Lakeland untouched in vaccine suspension  -  Dec 14, 2007
Meridian Booster,Earlier this fall, Alberta Health began a province-wide mumps immunization program for all colleges, but it suspended the program after six people developed

More Mainers refuse to permit a shot in the arm for their kids  -  Dec 8, 2007
Kennebec Journal,By ANN S. KIM by college By ANN S. KIM An organic diet free of processed foods, chiropractic adjustments, plenty of exercise and rest are among the things

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