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Cost-effectiveness and programmatic benefits of maternal vaccination against pertussis in England

Maternal pertussis immunisation was introduced during the pertussis resurgence in England in 2012 as a temporary measure to protect infants too young to be vaccinated. The programme was shown to be safe and highly effective. 280 more words


Getting My Life Together

Recently, in amidst all the coursework deadlines and sudden dissertation planning stress (having it sprung on me that I had four days to submit an initial rough proposal when i’d barely yet heard a lecturer mention the D word sent me into a panic I’m not proud of), I’ve been trying to make some small but significant changes in my life in order to make myself feel a bit better. 650 more words

Ophelia Lemon

piccadilly circus

Year 2015 collection. “My Dad says that being a Londoner has nothing to do with where you’re born. He says that there are people who get off a jumbo jet at Heathrow, go through immigration waving any kind of passport, hop on the tube and by the time the train’s pulled into Piccadilly Circus they’ve become a Londoner.”  Ben Aaronovitch



From the beginning

So, about a month ago, I started talking to a guy online. He was charming, witty and funny, not to mention tall, dark and handsome. Everything he said was poetic, and I was drawn closer on his every word. 361 more words


Bluebell Time of Year

Spring is bluebell time of year in England.

Woods and gardens bubble over with purple-blue droplets, speckled against a background of the brightest green.

There are those who say it is dangerous to walk amongst the bluebells. 45 more words


London - Bus Tour, Wicked

A second day to our London trip with teens involved slowing down a little.  Partly because of the weather – pouring rain and partly due to tiredness :-) 524 more words


1916 – Easter Rising: Joseph Mary Plunkett, Michael O’Hanrahan, Edward Daly, and William Pearse are shot dead by firing squad in Kilmainham Gaol.

Execution of 1916 Easter Rebellion Leaders at Stonebreakers’ Yard in Kilmainham Gaol continues.

Joseph Mary Plunkett: Born in Dublin into a privileged background, his father was a papal count. 319 more words

Irish History