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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. and SWIFTWATER, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and while many people may associate vaccinations with babies, adults need immunizations, too.
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In response to a U.S.
- The CDC Reinstates Booster Dose of Hib Vaccine - SWIFTWATER, Pa., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that the company has been able to increase the supply of its Hib-containing vaccines to enable the return to a full series of vaccinations for U.S.
Children adopted from countries such as Russia, China or Guatemala may not be protected against polio or measles despite vaccine records, U.S.
Model Collaboration and Mother's Day Challenge Grant Demonstrate Effectiveness of Public-Private Partnerships to Address Unmet Global Health Needs NEW YORK, and FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two days before Mother's Day, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, announced its continued support for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) campaign to vaccinate mothers and children in developing countries against maternal and...
Children adopted from countries such as Russia, China and Guatemala may not be protected against polio, measles or other diseases despite records indicating they have been immunized, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, a theme issue on vaccines.
Singer, actress and mother teams up with the March of Dimes and sanofi pasteur to launch national whooping cough education campaign WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.
U.S. film star and singer Jennifer Lopez, the mother of twins, wants parents and adults to get a pertussis, or whooping cough vaccine to protect infants. This issue is important to me. I didn't know too much about it before becoming a parent but whooping cough is on the rise.
P&G, In Conjunction with Three Charitable Programs, Helps Keep Children in Developing Countries Healthy CINCINNATI, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- P&G is empowering consumers to help keep children in developing nations healthy through GIVE Health, a campaign under the company's Live, Learn and Thrive corporate cause.
P&G, in Conjunction with Three Charitable Programs, Helps Keep Children in Developing Countries Healthy CINCINNATI, Feb.
Clostridium tetani is a rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It's a gram-positive and resembles tennis rackets or drumsticks on a gram stain. It can be found as spores in soil and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. It produces a potent biological toxin which is the causative agent of tetanus. Ancient people recognized the relationship between wounds and fatal muscle spasms. Arthur Nicolaier isolated tetanus from soil bacteria. Antonie Carl and Giorgio Rattone...
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