Gardasil Vaccine – Should it be required for both boys and girls?
What is Gardasil? Gardasil Vaccine is one of the few available vaccines for HPV. Human Papillomavirus or more commonly known as HPV is a virus that is…
Should you get the Flu Vaccine – Important Questions Answered
Thousands of your neighbors and friends are asking themselves if the Flu Vaccine is right for them. Flu season is just a few sneezes and coughs away. There are hundreds of ads from local pharmacies to hospitals to your own physician telling you to get one. But some vaccine companies are hoping that you wait and there are plenty of groups telling anyone who will listen, to avoid them completely.
Whooping Cough Epidemic – Should you be concerned?
Whooping Cough is caused by pertussis and the number of cases is the highest it has been in the last five decades. The bacteria involved is called: Bordetella pertussis.
Trouble Brewing for Doctor Who Linked Autism and Vaccines
Dr. Andrew Wakefield and his colleagues were one of the first researchers who suggested a link between the vaccine for measles, mumps, and rubella and autism. He has help persuade thousands and thousands to march, cry, protest, insult, hate, and much more against vaccines.
HPV Vaccine May Cause Girls to be Cautious About Sexual Activity
Initially, it was reported by the media and other sources that the HPV vaccine may cause girls to become more sexually active. But recent data shows that this may not be the case. HPV is a virus that has been closely associated with cervical cancer. Human papillomavirus or more commonly known as HPV has several types, but only a few types have been directly linked to cervical cancer. Other types can cause genital warts.
Swine Flu Vaccine Awarded First Contract
Immunization for the swine flu is big money. Just ask Protein Science, a biopharmaceutical company who was apparently awarded 35 million dollars for bringing out the first 100,000 doses of the Swine flu vaccine.
While the U.N. Health Officials met in Geneva on Thursday to discuss the H1N1 virus the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared a 2009 Swine flu pandemic. This is the first such update in over 40 years – 41 years to be exact.