Why California is considering vaccinating every school in the state

SAN DIEGO — With the passage of a law that requires school districts to vaccinate every child, California is finally looking to the smallpox vaccine to ensure that every child has a shot, and every child will be vaccinated, Gov.Gavin Newsom said Thursday.The move comes after the state’s largest school districts and counties have failed […]

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Vaccine coverage: ‘Piece of cake’

India’s vaccine coverage is a piece of cake.Only 16% of children are vaccinated, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday.India’s total vaccine coverage of 1.9 million children in 2015 was just half of that of the United States, which has more than 4 million vaccines in circulation.A survey of 8,000 Indian children by the […]

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Florida vaccinates for the first time after smallpox outbreak

Florida is the first state in the U.S. to begin a nationwide vaccination campaign for the coronavirus that began in March.The state will begin vaccinating at 9 a.m.Thursday, and the campaign will last two weeks.Florida already has seen its own outbreaks of smallpox in recent years, and many of its residents live near or near […]

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Why Russia may be launching a vaccine against Ebola virus

RUSSIA — The Kremlin on Friday said it is working to develop a vaccine to fight the deadly Ebola virus in the Kremlin.The news agency Interfax quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying that the Russian government is working on the vaccine, which would be made available to citizens of Russia at the end of […]

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Why are you asking me to vaccinate?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that it will provide $5 million to Florida to expand the state’s MMR vaccine program, which was halted in January after the state was hit with a coronavirus pandemic.Florida’s MMR program will be available to anyone aged 18 and older who is eligible to receive it […]

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Why are you asking me to vaccinate?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that it will provide $5 million to Florida to expand the state’s MMR vaccine program, which was halted in January after the state was hit with a coronavirus pandemic.Florida’s MMR program will be available to anyone aged 18 and older who is eligible to receive it […]

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Why are you asking me to vaccinate?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that it will provide $5 million to Florida to expand the state’s MMR vaccine program, which was halted in January after the state was hit with a coronavirus pandemic.Florida’s MMR program will be available to anyone aged 18 and older who is eligible to receive it […]

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