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Are Vaccines Really Necessary?

Vaccines are a means to protect us from diseases and illnesses that can be very harmful and even deadly. However, autoimmune disorders are very prevalent and occur more in individuals who are vaccinated. 155 more words

Teddy Bear Flu Clinic

On Monday, October 23rd and Friday, October 27th, 2017, two groups of student pharmacists from the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy volunteered at Sacred Heart Daycare Center, in Charleston, WV.  269 more words

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The Life and Legacy of Louis Pasteur

One of the most notable figures in the development of vaccines is Louis Pasteur. Pasteur was born on December 27, 1822 in Dole, France. During his life, Pasteur excelled as a chemist, a biologist, and a microbiologist and is remembered for his discovery of pasteurization, his efforts toward the understanding of microbial fermentation, and his initial administration of the rabies vaccine. 530 more words

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The influence of influenza immunisations

The NHS is constantly under pressure, pushing A&E departments to breaking point; images released this week showed patients sleeping on the floor and being treated in ambulances as there were simply no beds left to accommodate everyone. 918 more words

Trust the GRZ...?

I was involved in the Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV) exercise held in Lusaka in early January during the #cholera outbreak. The Ministry of Health planned to vaccinate 1 million people nationwide, with the majority of them in epicentres of the outbreak in Lusaka. 480 more words

"The Truth about Vaccines"

We’re about to witness the greatest health debate of the 21st century, and you’re definitely going to want to have a front row seat for this… 276 more words

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