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27 February 2018 00:00 18 of 20 measles victims unvaccinated

Nine cases involved children aged 0 to 5, none of whom was vaccinated. Four were hospitalised. Of the remaining 11 cases among 15 to 34 year olds, just two had received the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine. Four of this cohort were also hospitalised. Two doses of the MMR vaccine are recommended to protect against measles, one at age 12 to 15 months 5

13 October 2017 21:36 Why are Scientologists setting up a European hub in Ireland?

Centre opening in country with only 87 Church of Scientology members One year after launching a “National Affairs Office” on Merrion Square, the Church of Scientology is opening an “Ideal Org”, not dissimilar to a mother church, in the Dublin suburb of Firhouse. The organisation is turning Ireland into a European hub, and a former high-ranking member 7

02 October 2017 12:59 Bishop apologises after claiming HPV vaccine is only 70pc safe and could lead to promiscuity

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore Phonsie Cullinan last week hit out at efforts to prevent the human papilloma virus (HPV) among women by saying "we have to do better than to give our boys condoms and our girls injections at the age of 12". After being roundly criticised by the country's Health Minister and medical chiefs, the senior cleric issued a statement 15

02 October 2017 11:33 Bishop apologises for controversial HPV vaccine remarks

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan says he now accepts Gardasil helps prevent cervical cancer The Catholic Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, Phonsie Cullinan, has retracted his criticism of the HPV vaccine over the past week and apologised for his “poor judgement”. In an abrupt u-turn, Bishop Cullinan said he was sorry if any woman felt he was slurring their integrity 11

02 September 2017 09:56 Effects of an Online Educational Module on School Nurses' Knowledge of HPV Vaccination

Darson Rhodes, PhD, MCHES; Joseph D. Visker, PhD, MCHES; Carol Cox, PhD, MCHES; Angela Sas; J. Christian Banez Dr. Rhodes is Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Health Education, The College at Brockport, State University of New York, Brockport, New York; Dr. Visker is Assistant Professor, Department of Health Science, Minnesota State 25

30 August 2017 23:09 Vaccine critics using ‘emotional terrorism’ to stop take-up of cervical cancer jab

Mr O’Brien claims there has been a “well-orchestrated” campaign targeting parents, teenage girls and teachers with “disinformation” that has no basis in science or medicine. “Some of the tactics employed can only be equated to a form of emotional terrorism. As a result the uptake of the HPV vaccine in this country has dropped to an all-time low,” he said. He was speaking 16

30 July 2017 10:42 Every Child In Kangra To Be Covered For Rubella Vaccination

Dharamshala: For the total eradication of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella a signature campaign here was started from the the district hospital. District Medical Officer Dr. Rajesh Guleri announced that the awareness campaign about Rubella Vaccination was started by Ms Rajni Vyas, the mayor of Dharamshala Municipal Corporation. Speaking about the program 44

29 July 2017 20:53 MMR vaccination campaign to be launched in Kangra

A signature campaign to protect children from major childhood diseases like measles, mumps and rubella will be started in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh from August 1. Under the Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) vaccination programme, all children between the age of nine months to 15 years shall be vaccinated, districtmedical officer Rajesh Guleri told reporters 37

25 May 2017 16:41 Irish use of antibiotics in livestock among lowest in Europe

The EU is due to introduce restrictions on antibiotic use in food animals over the next three years. Irish use is quite low, the MSD animal health conference in the RDS heard, putting us in a good position to deal with the new rules. “A recent EU report shows that Ireland is near the bottom of the European league in the use of antibiotics in animals 29

11 May 2017 10:47 Chocolates suggested as incentive for nurses' vaccinations

The Oireachtas Health Committee has been told by a senior Health Service Executive director that chocolates could be used as an incentive to encourage nurses to get the flu vaccine. Assistant National Director for Health Protection Dr Kevin Kelleher said giving chocolates to nurses would provide an incentive to get them to take up the flu vaccination 5