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Engineering Study For The CDC Shows How To Fight Low Childhood Immunization,Save Millions In Health Costs
...heria, tetanus, and pertussis, known to parents as whooping
cough. Theycreated an "integer programming model" - a mathematical model - that moreefficiently compares prices and manufacturers of vaccines. The authors developed an algorithm that would permit adding the largernumber of vaccines that are e...
New mathematical model explains changing patterns in epidemics
...iseases, including chicken pox, rubella, polio and whooping
cough. The model also could apply to many ecologic...nt effects of immunization programs on measles and whooping
NIAID expands vaccine testing network
...diseases, including pneumonia, influenza, cholera, whooping
cough, malaria, and tuberculosis. Childhood vaccines and so-called combination vaccines the delivery of several vaccines at the same time have been and remain an important part of the network's research agenda. The first trial of an edible vaccine ...
UT Southwestern, Children's Medical Center to test new rapid diagnostic equipment
...he emergency room tests positive for meningitis or whooping
cough, new rapid diagnostic testing equipment will...nd Bordetella pertussis, the bacterium that causes whooping
cough. "Having this grant and collaborating with Cepheid will allow us to march rapidly forward with...
NIAID releases 20th anniversary edition of Jordan Report on vaccine research
...nzae type b as well as an improved vaccine against whooping
cough. The report also includes expert perspectives on a variety of vaccine research-related topics such as vaccine regulations, safety evaluations, economic considerations and vaccine risk communication. Other key topics in the report include the f...
Do vaccines cause asthma, allergies or other chronic diseases?
...ble infectious diseases such as measles, mumps and whooping
cough are easily transmitted regardless of home hygiene. "The flaws in using this biological mechanism to explain a link between vaccines and allergies are consistent with large-scale epidemiological studies," said Dr. Offit. "Those studies found no ...
Why is this year's flu so severe?
...ents for diseases or illnesses like flu, smallpox, whooping
cough, pneumonia, malaria, and tuberculosis....
Whooping cough makes a national comeback
...ect their teenagers, pertussis. Commonly known as whooping
cough, pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial ...nt outbreaks at summer sleep-away camps. Although whooping
cough is rarely fatal in older children, the mortality rate is highest in unvaccinated infants who c...
Researchers recommend vaccinating adolescents against whooping cough
... adolescents and some adults be vaccinated against whooping
cough to help prevent infection and potential tran...300,000 people--mostly infants--die each year from whooping
cough, known scientifically as pertussis. The disease is caused by Bordetella pertussis, a type of b...