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Guidelines Revised For Whooping Cough Vaccine


The CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics have just revised the guidelines for the whooping cough vaccine in lieu of the recent outbreaks. The recommendations are for a single dose of Tdap to be given to health care workers of all … Continue reading

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Why The Pertussis Outbreak Now?


There has been an outbreak of pertussis known as whopping cough in California and other states this past year which was attributed to a number of different reasons. 1) Lack of vaccinations in certain areas of the country 2) Waning immunity to diphtheria … Continue reading

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WHO Claims – A Matter of Time for New Pandemic Flu


The World Health Organization claims it is a matter of time only for a new flu pandemic to arrive. The are urging the international community to step up efforts to fight any future pandemics. Health experts converged in Mexico this week to … Continue reading

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Flu Shots For This Season


By Ken Buben, President, Fancy Scrubs.com This year the CDC is recommending you get another flu shot this year even if you received one last year because last year’s may have worn off. The American Academy of Pediatrics last week … Continue reading

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Back to School and Germs


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com It’s that time of year again when the children go back to school and germs are being spread everywhere. What can you do to stop the spread of germs and infectious disease this time of … Continue reading

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More Measles Cases in New Jersey and Minnesota


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Officials in New Jersey warn of a possible measles case of a man who could have spread it at a popular children’s restaurant, a toy store and various other places. The highest risk is for … Continue reading

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