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#Vaccination

From TheJournal.ie Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE... Outbreak

Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE...

The recommendation applies to a number of African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries.

From TheJournal.ie No difference in mortality rate between boys and girls relating to last vaccine offered Developed Countries

No difference in mortality rate between boys and girls relating to last vaccine offered

The mortality rate was higher for boys than for girls, irrespective of the type of vaccine last offered.

From TheJournal.ie We're vaccinating more children in Ireland than ever before Booster

We're vaccinating more children in Ireland than ever before

Vaccination rates are at their highest ever levels, the HSE said today.

From TheJournal.ie Cases of malaria in Ireland rise for the third year in a row Disease

Cases of malaria in Ireland rise for the third year in a row

71 were recorded last year.

From TheJournal.ie Lifesaving jab for children in Northern Ireland - but not the Republic (yet) Meningitis B

Lifesaving jab for children in Northern Ireland - but not the Republic (yet)

Ireland has the highest incidence of Meningitis B disease in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you get the flu vaccine? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you get the flu vaccine?

Eight people have died of the flu in recent weeks. Are you getting vaccinated?

From TheJournal.ie Irish boy contracts potentially fatal tetanus infection Get Immunised

Irish boy contracts potentially fatal tetanus infection

The HSE are stressing the importance of vaccination against tetanus which causes death in between 10-25 per cent of cases.

From TheJournal.ie HPV vaccine given to 44,000 girls - exceeding its target Cervical Cancer

HPV vaccine given to 44,000 girls - exceeding its target

The HSE has released details on the uptake rates for its 2011/2012 nationwide HPV vaccination campaign.

From TheJournal.ie This is everything* you need to know about bringing your pet on holidays Pet Vacation

This is everything* you need to know about bringing your pet on holidays

Well, all of the most important things anyway…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should vaccinations be compulsory for children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should vaccinations be compulsory for children?

A court has ruled that a 5-year-old boy must get his booster shots, but should vaccinations for children be compulsory across the board?

From TheJournal.ie Narcolepsy sufferers plan march on Department of Health over lack of supports Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy sufferers plan march on Department of Health over lack of supports

A report published last year concluded that those given the State sponsored swine flu vaccine Pandemrix were at a higher risk of narcolepsy than unvaccinated individuals.

From TheJournal.ie Measles outbreak in Swansea spreads to 620 people Measles

Measles outbreak in Swansea spreads to 620 people

Over the weekend some 1,700 jabs were given at vaccination clinics across the county.

From TheJournal.ie HSE criticised for management of child vaccinations error Vaccines

HSE criticised for management of child vaccinations error

One mother said she was offered a choice of just two dates which meant her three-year-old had her repeat jabs on the first day of playschool.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Tuesday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Over 200 children need repeat jabs after vaccination error Vaccines

Over 200 children need repeat jabs after vaccination error

The HSE said the jabs may not have been prepared or administered in the correct way and have arranged “revaccination clinics” for the affected children.

From TheJournal.ie Afghanistan and Pakistan a ‘potential reservoir’ for spreading polio POLIO

Afghanistan and Pakistan a ‘potential reservoir’ for spreading polio

Security issues mean that up to 40 per cent children in some parts are not vaccinated.

From TheJournal.ie HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork Measles

HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork

The outbreak in west Cork has affected 51 children with two having to be hospitalised.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden 'jailed over militancy' Pakistan

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden 'jailed over militancy'

Court documents obtained today debunk the view that Shakil Afridi was convicted for working with the CIA.

From TheJournal.ie Parents urged to vaccinate children after measles outbreak Measles

Parents urged to vaccinate children after measles outbreak

Parents are being urged to vaccinate their children following a measles outbreak in West Cork, the HSE has said. Measles is a potentially fatal disease.

From TheJournal.ie High take up of HPV vaccine by school girls Health

High take up of HPV vaccine by school girls

The free-of-charge vaccination programme has been received well by first and second year girls.

From TheJournal.ie Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines Flu

Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines

An interim report by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland says an error in training led to some pharmacists giving adult patients a child’s dosage of the vaccine.

From TheJournal.ie HSE issues warning over low dosage flu vaccines Flu Vaccine

HSE issues warning over low dosage flu vaccines

A number of people who recently received the flu vaccine may have received too-low a dose and will need to be re-vaccinated, according to the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie Warnings over 'chickenpox lollipops' Chicken Pox

Warnings over 'chickenpox lollipops'

Parents in the United States have been taking part in ‘pox parties’, and sending contaminated lollipops and spit to different states. But it is illegal to send contagions by post in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor who 'helped CIA find bin Laden' accused of treason Bin Laden

Doctor who 'helped CIA find bin Laden' accused of treason

The CIA’s fake vaccination programme in the Pakistani town where bin Laden was found and killed in May has caused many problems in its aftermath.

From TheJournal.ie European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children Swine Flu

European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children

The European Medicines Agency has said there is a link between the drug Pandemrix and the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in young people.

From TheJournal.ie WHO blames Europe's measles outbreak on vaccination levels Outbreak

WHO blames Europe's measles outbreak on vaccination levels

France has been particularly affected by a major outbreak of measles in Europe, which WHO blames on a failure to vaccinate all children against the illness.

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant women urged to get seasonal flu vaccine Swine Flu

Pregnant women urged to get seasonal flu vaccine

HSE says protection against swine flu not enough as increased number of influenza B cases reported in recent weeks.