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What tetanus vaccine is available in thailand?

What tetanus vaccine is available in thailand?

Vaccine types: and availability can vary by region. Locating a physician practice or health department in the region you are considering would be more appropriate for determining vaccine availability. The World Health Organization may also have more specific information for you. Here is the website link: http://apps.who.int/immunization_monitoring/globalsummary/schedules ...Read more

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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


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What tetanus vaccine is available in thailand?

What tetanus vaccine is available in thailand?

Vaccine: Tdap and Td are available in Thailand just like in the US ...Read more

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What polio vaccine do we use in the united states today?

Enhanced inactvaed: The earliest inactivated vaccine was tested in 1952 and licensed in '55.It was replaced by an oral vaccine in the early 60's until the enhanced inactivated vaccine was licensed in 1987.Today the oral vaccine is still used inn the third. ...Read more

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Is female circumcision still practiced legally by doctors in any countries in the world?

Is female circumcision still practiced legally by doctors in any countries in the world?

I agree with Dr. : Sudler. What is tragic is that even in countries where female genital mutilation (fgm) (more accurate terminology) is commonly practiced but has been legally banned- there are very few cases prosecuted. There is great opposition within those countries to banning fgm. It is interesting that after extensively researching which countries have no ban on fgm - I am only able to find gambia. >. ...Read more

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I live in the united states, is salmonella common?

I live in the united states, is salmonella common?

40,000: Is the number of salmonella cases reported to the cdc each year. It is estimated that 30 times that is the actual number of cases, since most of them are mild and go unreported. ...Read more

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Is thiomersal still used in children's vaccinations in any of the western countries?

Is thiomersal still used in children's vaccinations in any of the western countries?

Thimerosal: Thimerosal is not used as a preservative anymore in any of the child vaccines available today. One vaccine that still has it the flu vaccine given to adults. ...Read more

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In what year did the united states begin requiring chicken pox vaccinations for children?

In what year did the united states begin requiring chicken pox vaccinations for children?

Variable: The feds don't make this rule. At least for now.Each state sets it's vaccine policy as either requirement for entry into daycare or public school facilities or state supported secondary schools.Check with your state health department. ...Read more

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What foriegn countries supply flu vaccine for the usa?

What foriegn countries supply flu vaccine for the usa?

Several!: According to their package info, Fluzone and FluMist are made in the US. Fluvirin is made in the UK, Flulaval in Canada, Fluarix in Germany, and Afluria in Australia. ...Read more

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Will a 2 yr old require typhoid vaccine at this season to travel from USA to India. We are going to give Malaria Vaccine.

Will a 2 yr old require typhoid vaccine at this season to travel from USA to India. We are going to give Malaria Vaccine.

Mgt: Please check the CDC website. In general it is advisable, particularly if you aver traveling to a rural area. ...Read more

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When did jonas salks test the polio vaccine?

When did jonas salks test the polio vaccine?

Polio: Started in 1948 & rewarded for discovery in 1955. ...Read more

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Can you still get the HPV vaccine after age 26 in united states? Turning 26 sunday....

Can you still get the HPV vaccine after age 26 in united states? Turning 26 sunday....

Yes,but: You may actually benefit from the vaccine at any age beyond childhood.However, the 20+years it took to develop the vaccine and the rigorous standards it had to meet before approval meant a significant development cost goes into each dose. Many insurance carriers will only cover the cost if given during the specified ages that are part of the fda approval ( up to 26). Check before you ask for it. ...Read more

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I live in the united states, is listeriosis common?

I live in the united states, is listeriosis common?

Not huge: But not small. Per cdc data, the incidence of listeriosis in the us is 1600 cases annually. ...Read more

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Is there swine flu in new york state?

Is there swine flu in new york state?

The flu Season: hasn't really gotten into gear yet (2014 to 2015 season). Influenza A H1N1 virus (swine Flu) is now one of the flu viruses that circulates around the world seasonally. It was certainly seen during the 2013 to 2014 Flu season in the US. Will see what happens with the upcoming flu season. ...Read more

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Why is polio drops immunization administered in a geographic region like india?

Why is polio drops immunization administered in a geographic region like india?

Extra benefits: The oral polio vaccine is actually easier to administer (no shot) and quicker (thousands in a few hours). It also has a gross but potentially important community benefit. The person receiving the OPV will shed living virus in their poo for weeks. There is some chance that unvaccinated person will acquire the vaccine virus and become vaccinated, just from poor hygienic practices.(Exposed to poo) ...Read more

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