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Are Flu Vaccines Safe During Pregnancy? Researchers Find Inconclusive Link Between Flu Shots And Miscarriages

For years pregnant women have been having second thoughts on whether it’s safe for them to take the flu vaccine for fear that doing so would cause them to miscarriage. The default consensus among scientists is that the vaccine is completely safe for pregnant women, and are in fact recommended to reduce the risk of influenza, which has been proven ...

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Shingles And MMR Vaccines May Trigger Anaphylaxis In Meat-Allergic People, Researchers Call For Awareness

Red meat allergies have been causally linked to bites from lone star ticks, but a correspondence published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology now also claims that both the vaccine made to protect people from experiencing painful cases of shingles and the vaccine designed to protect people from measles, mumps, and rubella may be associated with severe reactions ...

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Zika vaccines show early promise

Three different ways of designing a vaccine have been shown to be completely protective against the Zika virus. Scientists found all three offered protection in tests on rhesus monkeys. Zika has been deemed a public health emergency, because it can cause serious birth defects. Teams around the world are working to design a vaccine that can be given to people, ...

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Jill Stein Deletes Tweet That Says “There's No Evidence That Autism Is Caused By Vaccines”

Image: AP Dr. Jill Stein, the Green Party’s candidate for president, just wants someone to like her. The function she served in this election, thus far, is to preemptively blame progressives if Trump gets elected. It’s unfair to criticize Dr. Stein for merely running for president, even in a tight race like this; there’s no inherent evil in making a ...

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Certain Vaccines Increase Food Allergen IGE: Susceptible Post-Millennials Reacting To Adjuvant Exposure, Researchers Suspect

Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System’s Division of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology report that an era of food allergies that began with the post-millennial generation might be a response to vaccines containing the adjuvant alum, a known trigger for allergic traits. Alum is usually the name given to potassium aluminium sulfate when used in vaccines, the FDA states. ...

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China arrests 37 over vaccines scandal

Thirty-seven people have been arrested in eastern China over a huge vaccine scandal, state media report. It comes after police in Shandong announced last month they had arrested a mother and her daughter accused of buying and selling vaccines illegally. The estimated $ 88m (£61m) worth of vaccines were not properly refrigerated or transported. The illegal vaccine ring, said to ...

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Mandatory Vaccines: Shots Should Be As Nonnegotiable As Seat Belts, Experts Claim

Mandatory vaccines may not be happening any time soon, but a growing number of experts think that they should be. While many parts of the country allow exemptions for vaccinations under philosophical or religious differences, a large number of medical professionals are crying foul. In a recent article on Huffington Post, some of these individuals discussed their feelings, drawing comparisons ...

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WHO: 5 more Ebola vaccines to be tested in March

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