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Disingenuous CDC Study Confirms Danger of Chicken-pox Vaccine  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Age of Autism (blog)Varicella vaccine substantially decreases the risk of herpes zoster among vaccinated children and its widespread use will likely reduce ...

Shingles: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Institute for Integrative Healthcare StudiesThere are two vaccines on the market that may help prevent shingles - the chickenpox (varicella) vaccine and the shingles (varicella zoster) vaccine. ...

Boyd Haley brings the weirdness  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Left Brain/Right Brain (blog)Now it's the varicella vaccine that's doing it. Haley is so behind the times! (AoA commenter asserted that it was the varicella vaccine; not an adverse ...

Divergent trends observed in herpes zoster incidence after routine varicella ...  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Pediatric SuperSite...but who have not received varicella vaccine, may account for conflicting trends in herpes zoster incidence among children aged younger than 10 years and ...

Chickenpox case on campus; health center advises caution  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Oregon Daily EmeraldThe chickenpox, or Varicella, vaccine is available at the health center during appointments with a nurse. The CDC says that about eight to nine of every 10 ...

From the infectious diseases meeting: What's with the vaccine-o-phobia?  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
Science NewsHerpes Zoster and Meningitis Resulting From Reactivation of Varicella Vaccine Virus in an Immunocompetent Child. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Nov 22. ...

Looking for H1N1 vaccine?  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Belleville News DemocratChildren who recently received FluMist, MMR, or Varicella vaccine must wait 28 days after that vaccine before getting the H1N1 Nasal Mist. ...

High Growth Forecasted for the China Vaccine Market Report, 2007-2009  -  Dec 11, 2008
MarketWatchVaccine Immunity of Measles Immunity of Mumps Application of Varicella Vaccine 7.2 Forecast of Varicella Vaccine Market, 2009 8.

Chickenpox reported at second Monroe school  -  Dec 4, 2008
HeraldNet,The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that children receive two doses of varicella vaccine. The number of doses required was recently

Health tip:  -  Dec 6, 2008
Tehran Times,...and people who travel internationally. All of those people -- plus teachers and day-care workers -- should also have a varicella vaccine.

Tenn. parents resist shots after toddler series  -  Dec 6, 2008
Knoxville News Sentinel,One example: Varicella vaccine, which provides some protection against chicken pox and shingles. It requires an infant shot and a booster shot when the

Texas Childhood Immunizations on the Rise  -  Nov 17, 2008, dose of measles-containing vaccine, three doses of Hib vaccine, three doses of hepatitis B vaccine, and one dose of varicella vaccine.

Ouray County parents warned of new chickenpox outbreak  -  Oct 28, 2008,Chickenpox vaccine (also known as varicella vaccine) is recommended for persons 12 months of age or older who have not had chickenpox.

CDC: More Teens Must Be Vaccinated  -  Nov 11, 2008
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription),Additionally, about 76% of teens had received 1 dose of the varicella vaccine; only about 19% had received a second dose, but the second dose was just added

UConn Students Develop Chicken Pox  -  Nov 14, 2008
WFSB,Anyone who has already had two doses of the varicella vaccine or has already had chicken pox is immune and not at risk, according to UConn health officials.

Chickenpox Vaccine Slashes Virus by 90 Percent  -  Sep 2, 2008
ABC News..."It would be a virtual certainty that chickenpox would become widespread again if there were a reduction of the use of the varicella vaccine," he said.

Vax rates at near-record levels  -  Sep 4, 2008
Chicago Tribune,In 2007, for the first time, there was 90 percent coverage for varicella vaccine and for the third dose of PCV. There were also significant increases for

Other voices  -  Sep 21, 2008
Topeka Capital Journal,...of Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine; three doses of polio vaccine; one dose of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine; and one dose of varicella vaccine.

Chickenpox vaccine: The immunity question  -  Sep 2, 2008
Julie's Health Club - Chicago Tribune Blog,A decade after the debut of the varicella vaccine, chickenpox is fading away, wrote Jeremy Manier in today's Chicago Tribune. While the story noted that the

Students rush to get vaccines  -  Aug 30, 2008
Beloit Daily News,Students entering kindergarten, sixth and 12th grades do not need the varicella vaccine if they contract chickenpox, according to the Wisconsin Department

Immunization Rates for Kansas Children Increase  -  Sep 4, 2008
WIBW,The rate for the hepatitis B series increased 1.5 percentage points, while the varicella vaccine rate rose by 6.0 percentage points.

Chicken pox can affect unborn baby  -  Sep 21, 2008
Bradenton Herald,Fortunately, children are vaccinated when they are 1 year old with a vaccination called the varicella vaccine. Varicella is the medical term used for

PUBLIC HEALTH: Shots to be limited  -  Aug 30, 2008
Las Vegas Review - Journal,The varicella vaccine costs more than $100, said Martha Framsted, a health division spokeswoman. This year, more than 258000 children have received vaccines

Texas Childhood Immunization Rates Hit 5-Year High  -  Sep 11, 2008, dose of measles-containing vaccine, three doses of Hib vaccine, three doses of hepatitis B vaccine and one dose of varicella vaccine.

Research and Markets: China Company Research - Beijing Tiantan ...  -  Sep 10, 2008 (press release),...cooperation, and the introduction of various forms to develop new products, such as interferon Beta, Hib, varicella vaccine will be into the market.

Capital Highlights  -  Sep 9, 2008
Diboll Free Press, dose of measles-containing vaccine, three doses of Hib vaccine, three doses of hepatitis B vaccine and one dose of varicella vaccine.

WHAT'S HAPPENING  -  Aug 29, 2008
Biloxi Sun Herald,Varicella vaccine in dry ice only. Details: 539-4220. Great Gyotaku program, 10 am, Gulf Islands National Seashore Visitor Contact Station, Ocean Springs.

The Tuesday News Blog  -  Sep 8, 2008
6minutes,A GP in Gladstone , Queensland is sceptical of the efficacy of the varicella vaccine after three of his patients developed chickenpox despite being

Back to School in a Healthy Way: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield ...  -  Aug 28, 2008
Insurance News Net (press release),Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine - generally, all children should receive two doses of the varicella vaccine at age 12-15 months and 4-6 years, depending on

Get a Deep Insight into the World Human Vaccines Market  -  Sep 18, 2008
RedOrbit,Doses from 2000-2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24 Varicella Vaccine II-25 Table 16: Varicella Vaccine Market in the US and Europe: Annual

Watchdog: The mystery of the vanishing vaccine  -  Jul 10, 2008
Fort Worth Star Telegram,...demand driven by the implementation of ACIP’s recommendation in the US for a routine second dose of varicella vaccine for children," Dougherty wrote.

Shingles vaccine shipment delayed, immunization clinics canceled  -  Jul 3, 2008,The shortage is the result of an Advisory Committee of Immunization Practices recommendation that children receive two doses of varicella vaccine prior to

Could I give my boyfriend chickenpox?  -  Jul 10, 2008
Belleville News Democrat,Some people are immune to chickenpox because they have either had a silent or asymptomatic infection in the past or they have received varicella vaccine.

One up, two down for Merck's vaccines  -  Jun 26, 2008
FiercePharma,The problems stem from a manufacturing problem at Merck that led to shortages of another varicella vaccine product last year.

Zoster vaccines not just for children anymore  -  Jul 1, 2008
AAP News (subscription)Inc.)] or 1350 plaque-forming units per dose [in the monovalent varicella vaccine (Varivax, Merck & Co. Inc.)]. In the licensure study of zoster vaccine,

Early Vaccinations Urged For Students  -  Jun 27, 2008
Tampa Tribune,...•Varicella vaccine, against chickenpox: One dose at or after 12 months of age and a second dose between the ages of 4 and 6. •Haemophilus Influenzae Type b,

Summer is the time to think about school immunizations  -  Jun 25, 2008
Liberty County Times,Older children who have not had the chicken pox, but have received one dose of varicella vaccine are now recommended to receive a second dose to fully

Sorry, kids -- extra shot to battle chickenpox  -  Jun 19, 2008
Orlando Sentinel,Florida Department of Health, said that data show that "a significant number of children with one dose of varicella vaccine still develop the disease.

A New Tool to Manage Your Child's Vaccine Schedule  -  May 27, 2008
U.S. News & World Report,Those reactions are less common now that the vaccine is no longer bundled with the varicella vaccine. But some parents are concerned that infants are

Guidelines Issued on Prevention of Herpes Zoster  -  May 19, 2008
Medscape (subscription)This is the same strain used in the varicella vaccines, but its minimum potency is at least 14-fold that of single-antigen varicella vaccine.

Schools expand rules for vaccines  -  May 22, 2008
Orlando Sentinel,Varicella vaccine is not required if a child has a history of varicella disease documented by a health-care provider. The tetanus/diptheria booster

Chickenpox reported in area  -  Apr 30, 2008
California Democrat,...never had chickenpox contact their health care provider or the Moniteau County Health Center at 573-796-3412 to discuss the use of varicella vaccine.

Study examines protection against childhood illnesses  -  May 2, 2008
Leduc Representative,A booster dose of varicella (chicken pox) vaccine will also be provided at no cost. Varicella vaccine is currently not part of the routine schedule in

Childhood Vaccination  -  May 2, 2008,Chickenpox immunization, or varicella vaccine, is becoming increasingly routine between 12 and 18 months of age. The vaccine is often recommended for older

Pox outbreak  -  May 22, 2008
Hollister Free Lance,According to California School Immunization Law, a child must receive one dose of the Varicella vaccine or have had the illness in order to attend school.

Health notes: Calendar  -  May 19, 2008,Two doses of varicella vaccine for kindergarten. This is a new requirement. • One tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap) or tetanus-diphtheria booster (Td).

Prick of the Needle Comes More Often for Kids  -  May 12, 2008
Kitsap Sun (Subscription),...—When the chickenpox, or varicella, vaccine came out in 1995, health officials thought a single shot would suffice. Then some vaccinated children came down

Getting Ready to Learn  -  May 7, 2008
Herald Zeitung,...and acellular pertussis), four doses of polio, two doses of a measles-containing vaccine, three doses of hepatitis B, and one dose of varicella vaccine.

Keeping Kids Healthy All Summer  -  May 6, 2008
WNBC,The varicella vaccine requires two doses to ensure immunity, as per recommendations made in 2006. This is a modification from the original recommendation.

Chickenpox Outbreak in Moniteau County  -  May 2, 2008
KOMU-TV,The Missouri Department of Health requires children to get one Varicella vaccine before the third grade, but the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends

from the AAP Department of Communications  -  May 1, 2008
AAP News (subscription)Robert W. Frenck, MD, FAAP, Washington Post, measles-mumps-rubella-varicella vaccine. Frank R. Greer, MD, FAAP, Wall Street Journal, DHA-enhanced baby foods

Bill Would Allow Parents To Opt Out Of Vaccines  -  Apr 30, 2008
Suffolk Life Newspapers,..."He started to bounce back and one month later he had the chicken pox [varicella] vaccine, and he was 'off' again," Ferrara said. "Two months after that he

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