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By Robert On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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Vaccine-preventable diseases and the resurgence in the US

Measles, mumps and pertussis–three vaccine-preventable diseases that are making news in the United States in 2014 with a resurgence in cases being seen locally in some cases, while nationally in others. As More...

By Robert On Monday, April 14th, 2014

Former Playboy model, Jenny McCarthy, pens op-ed: ‘I am not anti-vaccine’

Former playmate and current hostess of The View, Jenny McCarthy got the opportunity to “clarify” her thoughts on vaccines and autism Saturday in an Op-Ed published in the Chicago Sun-Times. She comes More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

HPA reports 1,080 whooping cough cases in England and Wales during November

Image/CDC Although the number of pertussis or whooping cough cases in England and Wales dropped from October to November this year, the number of cases still remain at high levels, according to a Health Protection More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Outbreaks in the United States 2012: A year in review

This was an active year for outbreaks in the United States, some more common than others. In this review, I will summarize what 2012 brought us in the world of infectious disease outbreaks (this list is by no means More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Health Protection Agency reports more than 1,600 pertussis cases in England and Wales in October

The latest figures for pertussis, or whooping cough in England and Wales were released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) Friday, which showed that the total number of cases so far in 2012 (up to end of October) More...

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