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Fighting Flu and Falsehoods  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
NewsweekIt was revealed by a Catholic organisation that the Tetanus vaccine contained human Chorionic Gonadotrophin or hCG, a natural hormone which when combined ...

Why you can't get swine-flu vaccine  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
New York PostLawsuits in the '80s claimed that DTP (diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus) vaccine caused brain damage; the court actions scared off investment in production ...

Booster now recommended for Hib vaccine  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Jamestown SunHib is one of only two vaccines that are more effective at providing immunity than natural infection is; the other is tetanus vaccine. ...

Natascha McElhone: Tetanus is still killing thousands of mothers and babies  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
Telegraph.co.ukFor every pack of Pampers nappies or baby wipes bought between October and Christmas 2009, the company is donating a dose of the tetanus vaccine for a ...

Sizing up snakes prevents mistakes  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Myrtle Beach Sun NewsWe treat it with antibiotics and make sure that the person's tetanus vaccine is up to date." Joe Keaton, assistant at the Barefoot Landing Serpentarium, ...

Memory lapse behind repeat infections: ANU  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
ABC Online..."For some vaccines - like the tetanus vaccine - this occurs after several years and for many experimental vaccines their memory has so far proved just too ...

Dr. Paul Offit delivers speech with arguments against exemptions from ...  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Examiner.comWithout much supporting evidence, the report concluded that the DPT (Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus) vaccine caused neurological damage to those receiving ...

India laggard in measles fight  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Calcutta Telegraph...have been asked to deliver the second measles dose when a child comes to get a booster dose of the diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine at 18 months. ...

Natascha McElhone: A woman with a gift  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Irish Independent...'1 Pack = 1 Vaccine' logo, Pampers will provide UNICEF with the funding for one life-saving tetanus vaccine to help protect a mother and baby in need. ...

Faulty immune memory can trigger cold sores, cancer  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Thaindian.comFor some vaccines like the tetanus vaccine this occurs after several years, and for many experimental vaccines their memory has so far proved just too short ...

Deadly reason why my family will get H1N1 shots  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
LiberalThey'd heard the rumours about DPT (diptheria, pertussis and tetanus) vaccine being linked to autism, and opted out.â?¨Turns out, those children had ...

Delay in phasing out DPT vaccine  -  28 Dec 2008
Times of India,28 Dec 2008, 1109 hrs IST, PTI NEW DELHI: The government's plan to phase out multiple dosages DPT (Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus) vaccines with single

FDA Approves GlaxoSmithKline Tetanus, Diphtheria, Whooping Cough ...  -  Dec 8, 2008
MarketWatch..., , ) announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BOOSTRIX(R) [Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular

Working Equids in Ethiopia Receive Donated Vaccines  -  Dec 19, 2008
TheHorse.com,Fort Dodge Animal Health donated 10000 doses of tetanus vaccine, enough to vaccinate 5000 working horses. The vaccine must be given to the same animal twice

Immunizations scheduled  -  Dec 10, 2008
Joliet Herald News,It is recommended for people 11-64 years of age who need their tetanus vaccine updated, who are in close contact with infants 1 year old or younger,

Times Ticker  -  Dec 23, 2008
Waverly News,A tetanus vaccine is recommended for anyone who has not gotten a tetanus vaccine in the last 10 years. The Griefshare recovery and support group meets at

Tetanus shots urged for Sister Islands  -  Dec 5, 2008
Cayman Net News,Dr Kumar said individuals who have not had a tetanus vaccine in the last five years are at risk and should get one to be protected.

Vaccine supplies will be normalised: Anbumani  -  Dec 17, 2008
Hindu,NEW DELHI: Admitting that the shortage of vaccines affected the Universal Immunisation Programme to “some extent in some States for some time,? Union Health

Independent Audit of Global Child Immunizations Urged  -  Dec 17, 2008
Washington Post,WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17 (HealthDay News) -- About 7 million fewer children are immunized against diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis) than

Whooping cough cases on the rise in Midwest  -  Dec 2, 2008
Munster Times,BY JENNIFER L. BOEN An underreported, often misdiagnosed disease that people think affects only young children is drawing concern from national health

Flu vaccines still available  -  Dec 3, 2008
Savage Pacer,Rotateq (rotavirus vaccine), Tdap (the new tetanus vaccine with a pertussis vaccine component), Menactra (the newer meningococcal vaccine), and Gardasil

Smarten up for your summer holidays – healthwise, that is  -  Dec 12, 2008
Weekend Post,SUMMER not only means having fun – holidaymakers should also be smart when it comes to protecting themselves and their loved ones‘ health.

Becoming a change agent  -  Dec 19, 2008
Malaysia Star,In a global campaign, for every pack of Pampers bought, a donation was made to Unicef to fund a tetanus vaccine for women and children in developing

Tetanus Shots Being Encouraged  -  Nov 16, 2008
Cayman Net News,In children under the age of seven, the tetanus vaccine is often administered as a combined vaccine, DPT/DTaP vaccine, which also includes vaccines against

Boots Joins Pampers and UNICEF in 2008 Tetanus Vaccine Initiative  -  Nov 1, 2008
24-7PressRelease.com (press release)Boots is joining the Pampers and UNICEF tetanus vaccine initiative for one month during the forthcoming campaign. NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND, November 01,

Groups Work to Boost Support for Vaccines  -  Nov 18, 2008
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription),A lawsuit against Tayloe's father, David Tayloe Sr, MD, by parents who believed the diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine harmed their child, was among the

Bengal faces vaccine shortage  -  Nov 12, 2008
Calcutta Telegraph,During this period, Bengal also experienced an 88 per cent shortage of the DPT (for diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus) vaccine. In the first week of November,

Times Ticker  -  Nov 13, 2008
La Vista Sun,A tetanus vaccine is recommended for anyone who has not gotten a tetanus vaccine in the last 10 years. The Griefshare recovery and support group meets at

Ideas That Inspire: Cash Injection  -  Nov 2, 2008
Adweek,In partnership with Unicef, Pampers agreed to fund one tetanus vaccine -- at the cost of about 5 cents each -- for every pack of Pampers sold in the US and

Pampers, UNICEF successfully conclude regional campaign to save ...  -  Nov 11, 2008
AME Info,At Pampers, we are committed to the health and well-being of every baby and the 1 Large Pack = 1 Tetanus Vaccine campaign has given us the chance to help

Tetanus a potential backyard menace  -  Oct 30, 2008
Georgia Straight,The fact that the tetanus vaccine is only given in conjunction with those for diphtheria and pertussis, however, concerns Edda West, the coordinator of the

Ask the doctor  -  Nov 17, 2008
Nassau Guardian,Will I need a tetanus vaccine? I can't remember when I last had one. I am 24 years old. Catch scratch disease (CSD) usually occurs in children and most

The Baby Expo joins Pampers and UNICEF Initiative aimed at saving ...  -  Nov 4, 2008
Bizcommunity.com,Pampers Workshops: On behalf of every person seated during a PISA workshop, Pampers will donate the cost of 1 tetanus vaccine to UNICEF.

BrandWatch – November 2008  -  Nov 14, 2008
Ethical Corporation Magazine,Under the scheme, for every specially marked pack of its Pampers UK brand nappies sold, P&G donates the cost of a tetanus vaccine to Unicef.

Ministry to start second HPV dose  -  Oct 31, 2008
Fiji Times,The side effects from HPV vaccine are similar to the side effects experienced by Class One students with measles, rubella and tetanus vaccine, he said.

More than 'just' peacekeeping: 60 ways in which the United Nations ...  -  Oct 26, 2008
Daily Star - Lebanon,...an estimated 79 per cent of the world's children are now vaccinated with the diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine, up from 20 per cent in 1980.

P&G Announces Three Commitments for 2008 Clinton Global Initiative ...  -  26 Sep 2008
Prdomain Business Register (press release),It will provide 200 million doses of tetanus vaccine in addition to one billion media impressions to support the need for maternal and neonatal tetanus

Florida DoH Recommends Tetanus Vaccine  -  Sep 1, 2008
eMaxHealth.com,With the amount of debris left by a tropical storm or hurricane, Floridians working on clean-up efforts could be at risk of sustaining injuries.

P&G Announces Three Commitments for 2008 Clinton Global Initiative ...  -  Sep 25, 2008
Earthtimes (press release),It will provide 200 million doses of tetanus vaccine in addition to one billion media impressions to support the need for maternal and neonatal tetanus

Adults need vaccinations, too  -  Sep 14, 2008
Abilene Recorder Chronicle,One of the important vaccines for adults is the tetanus vaccine. Have you had a tetanus vaccine in the last 10 years? It is recommended that adults,

Syracuse University partners with Serum Institute of India to ...  -  Sep 4, 2008
EurekAlert (press release),Similarly to insulin, the protein molecules used in the tetanus vaccine are destroyed in the digestive system. However, the tetanus molecules are 30 times

Multiple dosage DPT vaccines to be phased out  -  Sep 20, 2008
Hindu,New Delhi (PTI): The government is phasing out multiple dosages DPT (Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus) vaccines to be replaced by with a single shot

Health checkup: Immunizations important for seniors  -  Sep 3, 2008
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle,Tetanus vaccine needs to be given as a booster shot every 10 years. There is a new adult tetanus shot that also protects against pertussis (whooping cough).

Flu shots available for area residents  -  Sep 9, 2008
Morris Daily Herald,It is recommended for people 11 to 64 years of age who need their tetanus vaccine updated, who are in close contact with infants 12 months of age or younger

Health department to provide free vaccinations on Wednesday  -  Sep 7, 2008
Statesman Journal,Those who are pregnant or have had a tetanus vaccine in the last two years are not eligible. The clinic is from 4:30 to 7 pm Wednesday, and supplies are

Families Prepare for Start of School ; Registration Costs Going Up ...  -  Sep 20, 2008
RedOrbit,The van will offer the DT (diphtheria and tetanus) vaccine at Central High School, 2602 Edmond St., from 9 am to 2 pm Aug. 18, 19, 25 and 26.

Whooping cough on rise in Marion County  -  Sep 4, 2008
KOIN.com,If you have had a tetanus vaccine in the last two years or if you are pregnant, you cannot receive the vaccine at this time.

PAKISTAN: Delay in vaccine procurement puts newborns at risk  -  Sep 11, 2008
IRINnews.org,SHEIKHPURA, 11 September 2008 (IRIN) - Ghulam Bibi, 20, from a village near the town of Sheikhpura, about 100km north of Lahore, capital of Pakistan’s most

Health Department and Fever to Unveil Vaccination Awareness Program  -  Sep 19, 2008
OurSports Central (press release),Medicare and Medicaid are accepted. Otherwise, cost for the flu vaccine is $15, cost of a pneumonia shot is $40 and tetanus vaccine will be offered for $20.

New vaccine required  -  Aug 29, 2008
Asheville Citizen-Times,ASHEVILLE – A new vaccine is required for students entering sixth grade, beginning this school year. The rule change will also apply to those entering

Panic at the stables  -  Sep 2, 2008
Irish Independent,The initial tetanus vaccine requires two injections four to six weeks apart, followed by an annual booster injection. "It's an excellent vaccine that works

Doctors: Gardasil is good for girls  -  Sep 1, 2008
Greensboro News Record,The need for future boosters would make Gardasil no different from tetanus vaccine, for which patients must receive a booster about every 10 years,

Dr. Collins: Learn a few tricks for getting those splinters out  -  Sep 11, 2008
IdahoStatesman.com,...(Before we go further, you need to check your tetanus vaccine status. You should have a tetanus booster every five years or so, especially if you are an

What to know about body piercings  -  Sep 17, 2008
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle,Be current on your tetanus vaccine, which is recommended every 10 years. Tongue piercings that aren't kept clean can collect food debris,

One step up, two steps back  -  Sep 15, 2008
CNYLink from Eagle Newspapers,...“We'll need to source things like tetanus vaccine, first-aid, supplies, oral-rehydration packs and of course food, cooking oil, and fuel.

Procter & Gamble commits $55M to children’s initiatives  -  Sep 25, 2008
Triangle Business Journal,...partnership between P&G and UNICEF to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus by providing 200 million doses of tetanus vaccine in 47 countries by 2012.

Flood victims need help now, Rebuild Iowa panel says  -  Sep 2, 2008
Gazette Online,38520 doses of tetanus vaccine were administered over the four weeks following the disaster, according to IDPH. 50 of 200 sand point wells in high risk

Appeal for flood ravaged Haiti: "I have never seen anything as ...  -  Sep 8, 2008
HaitiAction.net,We’ll need to source things like tetanus vaccine (withdrawn from Gonaïves some months ago because of concerns over quality of a certain batch;

Georgia: getting medical care to isolated people in and around Gori  -  Aug 28, 2008
ICRC (press release),...containing additional laboratory and blood transfusion reagents and apparatus, x-ray supplies, tetanus vaccine and immunoglobulins, special drugs and

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