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Call for mandatory childhood vaccination

Call for mandatory childhood vaccination | Immunisation | Scoop.it
Childhood vaccination should be made mandatory to prevent parents’ bad choices putting other vulnerable children at risk, an expert has argued.
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Australian Medical Association calls for mandatory proof of vaccination

Australian Medical Association calls for mandatory proof of vaccination | Immunisation | Scoop.it
PARENTS who fail to vaccinate their children should face barriers to enrolling them in school and childcare centres, the Australian Medical Association says.
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50% of Australians who oppose vaccination get their information from the Internet

Posted on behalf of Sonya Pemberton/Genepool productions First ever national survey of Australian attitudes to vaccination To coincide with the broadcast of Jabbed: Love, Fear and Vaccines (SBS ONE, Sunday 26 May at 8.30pm) the first ever national survey* on
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Studies supporting vaccine/autism causation

Studies supporting vaccine/autism causation | Immunisation | Scoop.it
The following 68 medical journal studies support the link between vaccination and autism. So the next time a doctor or government official tells you that this link is non-existent, please point the...
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Polio’s Return After Near Eradication Prompts a Global Health Warning

Polio’s Return After Near Eradication Prompts a Global Health Warning | Immunisation | Scoop.it
The World Health Organization issued a new alert on the disease, which was once thought to be nearly eradicated, saying three countries had allowed it to spread.

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Protecting You Child: Understanding Childhood Immunisation.

Antonia Kidman, television presenter and mother, talks to some of Australia's leading immunisation experts to find answers to the common questions many paren...
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Worldwide immunisation of children — that's music to my ears - The Daily Telegraph (blog)

Worldwide immunisation of children — that's music to my ears - The Daily Telegraph (blog) | Immunisation | Scoop.it
The Express Tribune Worldwide immunisation of children — that's music to my ears The Daily Telegraph (blog) This week is World Immunisation Week and I am joining UNICEF Australia as its National Ambassador for Immunisation in calling for a 100 per...
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Vaccinating children: no jab, no play legislation in NSW.

Vaccinating children: no jab, no play legislation in NSW. | Immunisation | Scoop.it
Why vaccinating children is so important: the proposed 'no jab, no play' legislation in NSW.
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Worry grows over safety of childhood jabs

Worry grows over safety of childhood jabs | Immunisation | Scoop.it
More than half of Australia's parents are worried about the safety of childhood vaccines, a survey has revealed.
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Pro or Anti Immunisation: What are the consequences?

Pro or Anti Immunisation: What are the consequences? | Immunisation | Scoop.it
Immunisation – there has been quite a bit of discussion in the forums regarding its safety and whether it causes significant side-effects. It can be an emotive subject. But, what are the facts? I did a literature search on immunsiation/vaccination … Continue reading →
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Immunisation - facts and misconceptions - Better Health Channel

Immunisation - facts and misconceptions - Better Health Channel | Immunisation | Scoop.it
Immunisation is surrounded by myths and misconceptions. Some parents are concerned about vaccine safety and effectiveness but the risk of complications from childhood diseases such as measles is much higher than the risk of immunisation reactions. Researchers have not established any link between immunisation and autism, diabetes or sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI). Serious side effects or allergic reactions to vaccines are rare.
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77,000 Australian children not immunised - report on immunisation rates in children 2011-12

National Health Performance Authority - Video and Audio: With Dr Diane Watson. Report on Australian immunisation rates in children 2011-12


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Polio vaccine for Pakistan travellers

Polio vaccine for Pakistan travellers | Immunisation | Scoop.it
Pakistan is to immunise travellers against polio by setting up mandatory immunisation points at international airports and border crossings.
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