Tag Archives: Vaccine

AAP Statement: Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine ‘Ineffective And Should Not Be Used’

If by some off-chance any pediatricians offer the nasal mist flu vaccine this year, parents and caregivers should flat out decline that form of vaccination, according to the latest policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The AAP says that the nasal spray flu vaccine is ineffective and should not be used. The change in policy mirrors a CDC ...

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Zika Virus Vaccine: How Long Will It Take To Create? What Is The Creation Process Like? [Video]

As the Zika virus is spreading across the globe, pressure is mounting for medical scientists and researchers to create a vaccine. The problem is that creating a vaccine takes time and money. Alan Barrett, director of the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development in Texas, says, “it takes about 20 years and costs about $ 1.5 billion.” There is some good ...

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Herpes Vaccine Developed By Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The herpes simplex virus has no cure or vaccine and it continues to spread globally. For over 30 years, scientists and researchers have been trying to develop a vaccine to cure the herpes virus, to no avail. However, on March 9, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) published an article in eLife Science claiming their scientists have created a “powerful ...

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Measles Outbreak: Vaccine Debate Triggers Death Threats Among Parents

As the measles outbreak continues to spread across the U.S. – infecting 155 people across 16 states so far – it’s also starting vicious fights among parents. CBS News recently reported on a site called Mommy2Mommy, an LA-based support group of over 17,000 mothers. The online group made the news not for its helpful advice for raising kids, but for ...

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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Says Medical Marijuana Can Help, Measles Vaccine Is Safe And Effective

The United States’ new Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, indicated that medical cannabis can help some patients and the measles vaccine is safe and effective. Dr. Murthy, who is making history as the youngest surgeon general and the first to be of Indian descent, discussed the safety of the measles vaccine and his views on medical marijuana as he joined “CBS ...

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A Meridian School’s Pilot Vaccine Program Mix-Up: FluMist Administered To Child Without Consent

An elementary school in Meridian, Idaho was in hot water with one student’s mother after a flu vaccine program mix-up. The West Ada School District was participating in a pilot flu vaccine program that allowed FluMist, the nasal flu vaccine, to be administered at some of the schools in the district. The mother was upset because she did not consent ...

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AIDS Vaccine: Professor Admits To Faking The Cure For Money

The AIDS vaccine turned out to be a fake, but what you might not know yet is that the professor who claimed to have found it had knowingly committed fraud. Dr. Dong-Pyou Han faked the results in order to gain millions of dollars in grant money for Iowa State University. How did the professor fake the results? He used healthy ...

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Vaccine For HPV A Deadly Placebo, Says Developer … Or Is It?

A vaccine for HPV could be little more than a placebo, and there is an additional rumor that it could be deadly. A lead developer for the HPV vaccine known as Gardasil allegedly came forward in an effort to clear her conscience about the dangers of the shot. According to the rumor, Dr. Diane Harper is a lead researcher for ...

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