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COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy helps protect newborns, Canadian study suggests

North Shore News 09 Feb 2023
Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 during pregnancy passes along protection against infection and hospitalization to newborns, a Canadian study says ... The researchers found that maternal vaccination protected the baby against COVID-19 infection for the first eight weeks after they were born.

U.S. House votes to end foreign air traveler COVID vaccine requirement

FX Empire 09 Feb 2023
House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to end a requirement that most foreign air travelers be vaccinated against COVID-19, one of the few remaining pandemic travel restrictions still in place ... No Republicans voted against the bill ... Republican Representative Thomas Massie introduced the measure to rescind the vaccine requirement.

Djokovic on Indian Wells entry list but expected to miss out again

Reuters 09 Feb 2023
LOS ANGELES, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic was named on the entry list for the upcoming Indian Wells tennis tournament on Wednesday, but he is expected to be barred from travelling to the United States to compete due to his ongoing refusal to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Biden health officials face GOP grilling

The Hill 09 Feb 2023
House passes bill to end COVID vaccine requirement for foreign air travelers ... be vaccinated against COVID-19 passed the House Wednesday ... are required to show proof of COVID vaccination before boarding their flight to the country.

Minnesota pioneers universal screening for common source of birth defects

The Lawton Constitution 09 Feb 2023
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota is the first U.S. state to universally test newborns for cytomegalovirus, an easily transmissible virus and a leading cause of infant hearing loss and congenital birth defects ... "We did it!" said an excited Dr ... Earlier trials of experimental vaccines failed to protect against CMV, but U research is ongoing ... ———. ©2023 StarTribune.

How do you make a universal flu vaccine? A microbiologist explains the challenges and how ...

Lebanon Express 08 Feb 2023
Nearly 20 years ago, my lab and several others developed a vision of building a universal influenza vaccine that could give us the leading edge in the race against influenza and prevent the next flu pandemic by effectively combating any eventual flu strain ... This vaccine induced broad immunity against each variant in mice and ferrets.

COVID-19 Vaccine Protection Lasts at Least Six Months After Second Dose

Napa Valley Register 08 Feb 2023
7, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Vaccine protection against severe outcomes from severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) lasts at least six months after the second dose, but protection is lower for older patients, according to a study published online Feb.

Jivika Healthcare's AdoptaZindagi Vaccinates 41 Underprivileged Children in Pune

Indian Express 08 Feb 2023
\u00a0 With the mission to ensure 'Vaccines for All\u201d, AdoptaZindagi campaign is aimed to reach and vaccinate millions of underserved children against six vaccine-preventable diseases (VPD) not covered under the Government of India's Universal Immunisation Program.

Turtles All The Way Down

Children's Health Defense 08 Feb 2023
Its package insert states that it was safety tested against Infanrix, another DTaP vaccine, which itself had been safety tested against the original DTP vaccine ... They don’t want it smeared by the personal attacks used against anyone who credibly challenges vaccine orthodoxy.

BCG: how a century-old vaccine is being used against everything from cancer to autoimmune diseases

The Conversation 08 Feb 2023
The researchers were proposing that BCG, an old vaccine against tuberculosis (TB), should be tested for its protective effect against COVID. As vaccines tend to activate very specific immune responses against their target disease, why did these scientists believe that BCG might have an effect against this profoundly different pathogen?.

Washington Fire Department Terminates Orders Requiring COVID Vaccines for Firefighters

The Centralia Chronicle 08 Feb 2023
Redmond firefighters and paramedics will no longer be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to work in the Eastside city ... echoing decisions by King County and the city of Seattle to no longer require proof of vaccination for employees.

Port: But I thought it was my body, my choice?

Grand Forks Herald 08 Feb 2023
That slogan was deployed as an argument against vaccine mandates, and in that context, it made a bit more sense. I'm generally against vaccine mandates ... But if people who are anti-vaccine should have choice, why not people who are pro-vaccine? I'm fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Japanese doctor files lawsuit against gov’t over refusal to acknowledge COVID vaccine injuries

Life Site 08 Feb 2023
(LifeSiteNews A highly esteemed medical doctor and scientist in Japan has filed a lawsuit against his government’s Health Ministry due to its suppression of data verifying increased fatality rates for recipients of so-called “COVID-19 vaccines.” ... against the COVID-19 virus.

The U.S. mpox emergency is over, but the disease simmers south of the border

Politico 08 Feb 2023
As the Biden administration moves past the emergency it declared in August, the disease is still simmering, just to the south, in Mexico and Latin America, where most governments have decided against the vaccination campaign that worked here .

Maine Community College System ends COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Bangor Daily News 08 Feb 2023
The Maine Community College System will no longer require students to get vaccinated against COVID-19 ... Despite dropping its mandate, the system “strongly” encourages all students to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Some students may still be required to be vaccinated as part of certain programs or as required at off-campus sites.

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