Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

Germs Rule the World: The new germ theory: Infections play a role in many, many diseases—in ways we're just beginning to understand.

In 1882, Robert Koch discovered that a bacterium was behind the world's leading cause of death: tuberculosis (TB). This brilliant combination of investigative logic and savvy microscopy refuted the conventional wisdom that TB was an inherited disease, or some form of cancer. Rather, TB was caused by a particularly wily and insatiable germ. This finding didn’t just accurately identify the agent behind the world’s leading cause of death. It also established an essential new paradigm for medicine.

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Immunize Canada announces the new ImmunizeCA App

Visit Immunize Canada about the ImmunizeCA appFrom Immunize Canada's website:

ImmunizeCA App

What it does

Provide Canadians with the ability to:

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206,000 more girls to benefit from HPV vaccine with GAVI Alliance support

An estimated 206,000 girls in 10 developing countries are expected to benefit from the introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against the leading cause of cervical cancer, announced the GAVI Alliance on World Cancer Day.
 
The latest round of approved HPV vaccine introductions will see 10 countries begin targeted demonstration projects. The new approvals bring the total number of countries lined up to receive GAVI support for HPV vaccine to 21.
 
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MMR vaccine linked to fall in respiratory-related hospitalizations Read more: MMR vaccine linked to fall in respiratory-related hospitalizations

Investigations into the unintended effects of vaccines tend to focus on potential adverse events, but some studies in low-income countries have shown that widespread immunization can cause unexpected positive consequences. A Danish team has now generated evidence that some of these unintended benefits are seen in wealthy countries, too.
 
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THREE NEW VACCINES TO BE IMPLEMENTED IN UZBEKISTAN

This year, the doctors are going to provide coverage of at least 97% of a contingent with preventive vaccinations, according to the national immunization schedule. This will ensure the country's epidemiological wellbeing on infections, the spread of which can be successfully controlled through vaccination.

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INTRANASAL VACCINE PROTECTS MICE AGAINST WEST NILE INFECTION Read more: INTRANASAL VACCINE PROTECTS MICE AGAINST WEST NILE INFECTION

Researchers from Duke University have developed a nasal vaccine formulation that provides protective immunity against West Nile virus (WNV) infection in mice after only 2 doses.  They present their findings at the 2014 American Society for Microbiology Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting.

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President's Cancer Panel Issues Urgent Call to Action to Increase HPV Vaccination Read more: President's Cancer Panel Issues Urgent Call to Action to Increase HPV Vaccination

Achieving widespread HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination is one of the most profound opportunities for cancer prevention, according to a report released today by the President's Cancer Panel. The Panel's report, Accelerating HPV Vaccine Uptake: Urgency for Action to Prevent Cancer, issues an urgent call for energizing efforts to reach the HPV vaccines' potential to save lives and prevent millions of avoidable cancers and HPV-related conditions in men and women.

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CDC Publishes 2014 Immunization Schedule

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released their updated vaccination recommendations for adults of 19 years and above, having been approved back in October by a series of associations -including the Advisory Committee on Immunization, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

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CDC names HVP 4th biggest threat to US health in 2014

The debate surrounding the Human papillomavirus (HPV) has been around for years, and the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has named HPV the 4th largest health threat the US will face in 2014. So how can authorities increase the number of people vaccinated above the mere 34.8% of girls between the ages of 13 and 17 who had actually completed the three-dose course?
 
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