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Covid-19 Vaccines

Calquence by AstraZeneca the new COVID-19 Vaccine?

AstraZeneca Plc (AZN) are a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business and their innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.link Pascal Soriot, the CEO of AZN,  announced that the company wasn’t going to wait for clinical results, which it expected to have in August, and have already started manufacturing their experimental COVID-19 vaccine named Calquence […]

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Covid-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccination?

Sinovac Biotech, a Chinese biopharmaceutical company has said that it is 99% sure that their COVID-19 vaccine will work. Sinovac Biotech published results of the vaccine named CoronaVac in the academic journal Science last month that protected monkeys from infection by the coronavirus. In April the company reached Stage 2 of the COVID-19 vaccine trial […]

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Anthrax Vaccines

Anthrax

Anthrax is caused by a bacteria called baccilus anthracis. Anthrax is a rod shaped gram positive bacteria which is found naturally in the soil and routinely attacks grazing animals such as cattle, sheep and goats who are then infected through ingestions of contaminated soil. It also infects wild animals worldwide. Anthrax is spread when its spores […]

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Influenza-Flu Vaccines

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) Hib is a bacteria which can cause: pneumonia meningitis severe inflammatory infections of the face, mouth, blood, epiglottis, joints, heart, bones, peritoneum and trachea. This almost exclusively effects children less than 5 years of age. It can also effect people with weakened immune system. link It is transmitted […]

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Smallpox Vaccines

Vaccine History (smallpox)

Edward Jenner (Smallpox Vaccination) The image above features Edward Jenner, who pioneered vaccination, and two colleagues (right) seeing off three anti-vaccination opponents, with the dead lying at their feet (1808). In 1796, he carried out his now famous experiment on eight-year-old James Phipps. Jenner inserted pus taken from a cowpox pustule and inserted it into […]

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Vaccines

What is the 4 in 1 vaccine?

The 4 in 1 vaccine immunises against Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (whooping cough) and Poliomyelitis (Polio). Children should be given vaccines protecting them from these diseases at 2, 4 and 6 month. A further booster shot should be given when children are between 4-5 years of age. https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/immunisation/pubinfo/schoolprog/4in1mmr/4n1mmrleafleteng.pdf Diphtheria is an infection caused by the […]

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Vaccines

Vaccines don't just protect YOU!

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What would happen if we stopped vaccinations?

Nearly everyone in the U.S. got measles before there was a vaccine, and hundreds died from it each year. Today, most doctors have never seen a case of measles. More than 15,000 Americans died from diphtheria in 1921, before there was a vaccine. Only two cases of diphtheria have been reported to CDC between 2004 […]

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Vaccination Schedules

List of vaccination schedules by country…

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Vaccination data

We found a great source of data on vaccination coverage, herd immunity, vaccine innovations and disease eradication…