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Pray for us, sinners

This story tells of a time in 1961 when everything changed for our family.

October 1961

There’s a tiny pebble beneath my knee and I open my eyes a fraction. 1,061 more words


Measles outbreak sparks Queensland Health staff mandatory immunisation bid

Brisbane Times Amy Remeikis May 20, 2015

Health Minister Cameron Dick is investigating making immunisation mandatory for Queensland Health staff, after up to 4500 people were left potentially exposed to measles, after coming into contact with a paramedic infected with the disease. 68 more words


Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network uses the rape analogy once more

On April 22 2015 – less than three weeks ago – the anti-vaccination fundamentalist group, the Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network, made it into every mainstream media… 592 more words

Anti-vaccination Dishonesty

New meningitis B vaccine for babies expected to be launched in Wales later this year.

Source: RCPCH/WalesOnline

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Date of publication: April, 2015

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: Britain is to become the first country in the world with a nationwide meningitis B vaccination programme.

Length of publication: Webpage

Child Health

Cracks in the Armour

Strap yourselves in, we’re going to talk about vaccines. We’ll start with a crash course in how vaccines work, and then go on to address the ongoing problem with how we talk about the vaccines and the infamous “autism issue”. 1,742 more words


Lagos State to Immunise 4.3 Million Children Against Polio Virus

The National Immunisation Plus Days (NIPDs) campaign is a polio preventive initiative under the polio Eradication Initiative in Nigeria by vaccinating at least 95% of children between 0-59 months old with oral polio virus (OPV) in all the local government areas in Lagos regardless of their previous immunisation status

Parents Failing To Immunise - A Nursing Influence

Parents are electing not to vaccinate their children increasing their child’s risk and risk to other children within the community.

What is the role of nurses as a healthcare professional in regards to vaccination. 533 more words