News & Perspective

Jul 06, 2018

Jul 06, 2018

News Scan for Jul 06, 2018

Polio in Afghanistan, Somalia
Pregnancy and flu
CDC reports more Cyclospora illnesses
Frozen veggie Listeria outbreak in Europe

Feb 28, 2018

Feb 28, 2018

News Scan for Feb 28, 2018

Salmonella in sprouts
1918 pandemic harbinger wave
Flu vaccine and heart failure

Apr 07, 2016

Apr 07, 2016

News Scan for Apr 07, 2016

Third Ebola case in Liberia
Fatal Saudi MERS case
Flu vaccine gap in Denmark
Africa polio surveillance

May 06, 2004

May 06, 2004

CDC neutral on thimerosal in flu vaccine for toddlers

(CIDRAP News) – Almost 5 years ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the US Public Health Service joined in calling for removal of the mercury-containing preservative thimerosal from vaccines. By 2001, all the vaccines recommended for children under age 7 were available without thimerosal or with only trace amounts.

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