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2010-12-02 00:41:46

A new study suggests that preterm infants may not be fully protected against invasitve pneumococcal disease under the current United Kingdom immunization schedule.

2010-10-27 13:10:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 27, 2010, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to expand the adolescent meningococcal vaccination recommendation to include a booster.

2008-06-17 09:01:10

By Cindy Hadish, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jun. 17--Thousands of Eastern Iowans are flocking to clinics for tetanus shots, even as public health experts say flooding does not pose a particular risk for infection.

2005-06-30 15:39:14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. vaccine advisers recommended onThursday that teenagers get a booster shot of the whoopingcough vaccine to protect them from waning immunity.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.