- PUBLIC HEALTH: CDC to Fund Study on Community-Level Mitigation. // Community Health Funding Week;7/3/2009, p12
The article reports on the plan of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to fund community level mitigation in the U.S. in 2009. The Effectiveness Evaluation of Communitt Mitigation Activities During a Pandemic program of CDC offers up to $300,000 for one aard to study on community...
- Whose nightmare? // New Scientist;5/20/95, Vol. 146 Issue 1978, p3
Editorial. Deals with the World Health Organization's plans for research network to track new diseases. Concern over the Ebola virus; Problem with the funding of the network.
- Time to update vaccinations. Mitchell, Tedd // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;8/21/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 198, p9
The article offers updates on vaccines including the increasing number of infectious diseases which could be avoided through vaccinations, the new ways to protect children from the disease and the unsuccessful discovery of vaccine for AIDS.
- China to scale up collaborations in infectious disease research. Siva, Nayanah // Nature Medicine;Sep2010, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p938
The article reports on the memorandum of agreement signed by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention on June 14, 2010 in Shanghai, China with Tropical Disease Research (TDR), a joint program of United Nations (UN) and World Health Organization, for the research and control of...
- European measles outbreaks continue: Past gains lost to vaccine objections. Deresinski, Stan // Infectious Disease Alert;Jan2012, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p37
The importation of measles into the U.S. was discussed in these pages earlier this year. Europe was the source of a number of cases and it was pointed out that between 2005 and 2008, almost 2 of 5 imported cases were the result of exposure to the virus in that region of the world. The...
- Vaccines Have Prevented 100 Million Infections Over Past 80 Years. // Texas Journal of Chiropractic;Winter2014, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p5
The article reports that according to a University of Pittsburgh study published in "The New England Journal of Medicine more than 100 serious contagious disease cases among U.S. children have been prevented by vaccination programs since 1924.
- VACCINATION STATUS AND CAUSES OF UNDER VACCINATION IN PAEDIATRIC PATIENTS ADMITTED AT KHYBER TEACHING HOSPITAL PESHAWAR. Shahab, Faseeh; Hussain, Hamid; Gul, Hamdan // JPMI: Journal of Postgraduate Medical Institute;2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p439
To assess the vaccination status of the admitted pediatric population in Khyber Teaching hospital Peshawar and to compare the findings in the data collected during June 2006 and February 2010. A hospital based survey was conducted in the pediatric population admitted in the department of...
- Focusing on neglected zoonoses. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/1/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 18, p546
The article discusses the People, Animals and their Zoonoses (PAZ) project in Western Kenya. It emphasizes that the project focuses on quantifying the importance of zoonoses in the circumstance of other infectious diseases and understanding in detail the factors that put people at risk. A joint...
- Varicella outbreak in the patients during group therapy: seroprevalence in a healthcare system during breakthrough varicella occurrence. Cheong Soo Park; Dong Soo Kim; Ki Hwan Kim // Clinical & Experimental Vaccine Research;Jul2013, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p140
Purpose: There are different principles regarding varicella vaccination depending on social requirements. This study was performed to report a case of breakthrough chickenpox outbreak among a group of people in the healthcare center and also evaluate the seroprevalence of patients who have been...