The US Department of State has reissued it's Level 2 Travel Advisory for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China with information on the Emergency Regulations Ordinance.The State Department said on October 7, 2019, visitors to Hong Kong should Exercise Increased Caution due to civil unrest.
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) said they plan to introduce a 2nd experimental vaccine to counter the ongoing Ebola Zaire outbreak.According to Reuters on September 21, 2019, the DRC team would introduce Janssen Pharmaceuticals s Ad26.ZEBOV MVA BN Ebola Vaccine at an unspecified date.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated the existing Level 2 Travel Alert regarding the Ebola Zaire outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).This August 29, 2019, Travel Alert says travelers to this area could be infected with Ebola if they come into contact with an infected person s blood or other body fluids. It is also spread by contact with contaminated objects or infected animals.
The United Kingdom, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FOC) travel office, issued an updated travel advisory regarding the cancellation of flights out of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China s international airport.On August 12, 2019, the FOC issued an updated travel advisory saying protests at Hong Kong Airport has resulted in the cancellation of all flights out of Hong Kong.
The accurate detection of Ebola outbreaks is critical to timely response, but estimating detection rates has been difficult, says a new study. This under reporting is because small Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak spillover events do not generate data.
Campers arrived early to Great Stage Park and immediately filled up the 650 acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee. By the time Thursday afternoon arrived, The Farm neared 80,000 attendees in the gates. Thursday hosted a variety of artists from Caroline Rose, Magic City Hippies, and the much anticipated Grand Ole Opry. Led by Old Crow Medicine Show, Grand Ole Opry treated attendees to a sub lineup filled with country artists and guest sit ins for the 2 hour afternoon set.Late night on Thursday, Phish fans made their way to the all white occasion that was the "Kasvot Vaxt Dance Party " led by the one and only DJ Uncle Jesse Lauter in Snake and Jake s Christmas Club Barn. Complete in his finest whites, Uncle Jesse put on a show sampling house tunes, samples of Page McConnell solos, lyrics, all complete with plenty of the Faceplant Into Rokk samples.
EC over rules its own officers, gives second clean chit to Narendra Modi Why Cyclone Fani, set to hit Odisha in 24 hours, is an unusual storm Chanda Kochhar misled RBI on giving loan to Essar firm: probe Sanofi had sought a much broader approval that would have included people aged 9 to 45, but an FDA advisory panel in March recommended the narrower age range, excluding its use in adults. (Reuters) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave Sanofi SA;s dengue vaccine Dengvaxia a very narrow approval as the company continues to suffer from evidence that its vaccine, which took 20 years to develop, can cause severe infections in some people.The FDA says the drug may only be given to people aged 9 through 16 who have laboratory confirmation of a previous dengue infection and live in areas where the disease is prevalent, such as Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and American Samoa.
Lucy Boyle, of Hampshire in South England, said she found the pamphlet warning against the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine inside a copy of Ali Sparkes Night Speakers.According to The Guardian, the leaflet claimed that the HPV vaccine is causing injury, infertility, paralysis...ovarian failure and death, amongst other conditions.
WhatsApp is being used to spread anti vaccine misinformation in India, according to a WSJ reportAnti vaxx misinformation could result in measles and rubella virus outbreak in India
Accusations that she is an anti vaxxer only added to her problems, as for years, rumors have abounded that she is, well, a Nazi. In an emotional video, Kat Von D sits down to explain to fans how those rumors began and to unequivocally state that she's nothing of the sort.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Ph.D., the director general for World Health Organization (WHO), said on March 14, 2019, the spread of the Ebola Zaire virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been contained, in 11 of the 28 impacted communities. The Butembo and Katwa areas remain the Ebola outbreak hotspots, with Katwa accounting for more than half of all new cases in the last 20 days.
Joshua went to the emergency room, where a doctor said it looked a lot like the measles. Had he been vaccinated as a child?Nerius texted the question to his mother. She sent back a thumbs down emoji.
Facebook;s strategy in the effort is to both minimize the spread of vaccination misinformation and to point users away from inaccurate anti vaccination propaganda and toward ;authoritative information,; i.e. info corroborated by the health and scientific establishment.To achieve a reduction in the spread of anti vax propaganda, Facebook will downrank groups and pages that spread this kind of content across both News Feed and its search function. Facebook will also reject ads promoting anti vaccination misinformation. Repeat offenders attempting to promote this content through ads may see their accounts disabled. On Instagram, Facebook "won 't show or recommend content that contains misinformation about vaccinations on Instagram Explore or hashtag pages, " effectively burying that content from public facing spaces. Facebook noted that it would also remove anti vax adjacent ad targeting descriptors including the term "vaccine controversies. "
Anti vaccination advocates have publicized and deterred millions of parents from vaccinating their children against these three vaccine preventable viral infections for the last few decades for fear of their causing autism. This new research proves such fears as baseless. Due to such fears and inadequate vaccine coverage there has been a 30 percent rise in number of cases of measles across the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed anti vaxxer or anti vaccination campaigns as one of the top ten health threats in 2019.The Danish team included over 650,000 children who were followed up and it was noted that the MMR vaccine did not lead to any developmental abnormalities and problems with social skills, communication and interactive capabilities of the children.
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WASHINGTON D.C. (WREX) The FDA approves a new vaccine that protects children against six diseases.Vaxelis is designed to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, hepatitis and HIB, which is a type of bacteria that causes serious illness.
NBC The FDA has approved a new vaccine that protects children against six diseases.Vaxelis is designed to prevent Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Hepatitis and HIB (a type of bacteria that causes serious illness.)
It has been 20 years since the gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield co authored a now notorious and debunked medical paper that claimed to have found a link between autism and the use of a common children s vaccine. The paper, later retracted by The Lancet, helped lead to a drop off in vaccination rates and an increase in outbreak diseases such as measles, not only in Britain and Europe, but in the US. The doctor was subsequently found guilty by the British General Medical Council (GMC) of three dozen charges, including dishonesty and abuse of children, and struck off the medical register.
By Hannah L. TorregozaPAST AND PRESENT Former Health secretary Janette Garin (left), who has been linked by another former Health chief Enrique Ona to the Dengvaxia controversy, chats with Health Secretary Francisco Duque (right) during a break in the Senate hearing Monday. (Czar Dancel)