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2014-08-06 23:06:03

Dr. Chudi Nwawka emphasizes the need of herd immunity in "Herd Immunity." West Dundee, Ill.

Using Classroom Schedules To Keep Track Of Flu Outbreaks
2013-02-13 17:38:41

Classroom rosters combined with human-networking theory may give a clearer picture of just how infectious diseases such as influenza can spread through a closed group of people, and even through populations at large.

2012-04-06 11:02:48

Worries over vaccine risks can allow preventable contagious diseases, such as measles and whooping cough, to make a comeback.

Twitter Helps Track Vaccination Rates And Attitudes
2011-10-15 04:08:04

A unique and innovative analysis of how social media can affect the spread of a disease has been designed and implemented by a scientist at Penn State University studying attitudes toward the H1N1 vaccine.

2010-08-25 01:49:10

Although immunity to mumps is high in the United States, mumps vaccine coverage must be maintained and improved to prevent future outbreaks.

2010-07-29 15:24:31

Public immunization efforts may be much more sensitive than previously realized to small changes in the perceived costs or risks of vaccination, scientists at Harvard University report this week.

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2010-03-10 06:40:00

Results of a clinical trial conducted in a largely self-contained religious community during the 2008-09 influenza season show that immunizing children against seasonal influenza can significantly protect unvaccinated community members against influenza as well.

2009-05-07 10:39:01

Physicians and nurses need to explain the risks of vaccine refusal while respectfully listening to parents' concerns, a special article in the May 7 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine urges.

2006-02-06 10:35:34

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Evidence from a recen

2005-09-16 07:14:57

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In 2003, routine immunization of US children with a vaccine that protects against bacterial infection prevented nearly 30,000 cases of severe disease, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.