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Friday, July 11, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Immunization’

Meningococcal bacteria matches earlier cases

Meningococcal bacteria matches earlier cases

Bacteria that caused meningococcal illness of CSU student in December matches outbreak strain Fort Collins, CO -- The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment today reported that the bacteria that caused invasive meningococcal disease in a CSU student in early December match the organisms that caused other cases in Northern Colorado over the last 8 months. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s lab has confirmed that the bacteria that ... Full Story

National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week

Love Them. Protect Them. Immunize Them. Vaccines are important for a healthy community National Infant Immunization Week begins April 24. This annual event focuses attention on the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases, and also celebrates the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities. Vaccinations remain one of the most important achievements in public health. Because of vaccinations, smallpox has been eradicated and ... Full Story

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