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ATLANTA, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was written by Gary Evans, executive editor of the AHC Media infectious diseases group and long-time writer of Hospital Infection
A Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report indicates that a higher percentage of children are receiving needed vaccines, despite fears that vaccines may cause autism or other health problems.
Nationâ€™s leading immunization provider receives Partnership Award from the CDC. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Mollen Immunization Clinics, LLC (Mollen) announced today that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has awarded the company the â€œExcellence in Partneringâ€ award.
Roughly one in three Americans have already been vaccinated this year as the flu season sets in.
On Wednesday US health officials expressed concern over a trend towards increased incidence of bacterial infections in young adults who have contracted the swine flu.
Officials with the CDC said Friday that the swine flu pandemic might be reaching its peak in the US, although the outbreak could hit several such peaks within a single season.
Amidst mounting indications that flu deaths may be reaching epidemic proportions in many states, US health officials state that deliveries of swine flu vaccine may take longer than expected.
Eleven more US children died from H1N1 swine flu during the past week, a federal health official said Friday, adding that the disease is now so widespread it has surpassed epidemic proportions.
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