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Double whammy: The appalling state of our victimized children

Letter sent to The Star
The verdict of the recent cases of statutory rape appear to victimise the already victimised children; akin “double whammy”.
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Latest Flu Vaccine Again Guards Against Pandemic Virus

August 13, 2012 - The influenza vaccine for the 2012-2013 season will once again guard against the pandemic A(H1N1) virus from 2009, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today.
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Economic Evaluation Of 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Taiwan: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Universal Infant Vaccination

This study evaluates the clinical and economic benefits of routine infant vaccination with the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (Prevenar®, PCV7) in Taiwan.
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Economic Evaluation of Routine 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccination of Infants In The Asia-Pacific: Lessons Learned From Hong Kong, Singapore a

To evaluate the clinical and economic benefits of routine infant vaccination with the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (Prevenar®, PCV7) in Hong Kong,
Singapore and Taiwan.
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A Global Perspective on Vaccine Safety and Public Health: The Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety

Established in 1999, the Global Advisory Committee onVaccine Safety advises the World Health Organization (WHO) on vaccine-related safety issues and enables WHOto respond promptly, efficiently, and with scientific rigor to issues of vaccine safety with potential global importance.
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EMEA Public Statement on Thiomersal in Vaccines for Human Use Recent Evidence Supports Safety of Thiomersal Containing Vaccines

The EMEA issued statement on the use of thiomersal in vaccines in 1999 and 2000 (EMEA/20962/99, EMEA/CPMP/1578/00). In light of recent reassuring data on the safety of thiomersal-containing vaccines, this new statement updates previous recommendations
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Thimerosal in Vaccines and Autism

Q1. What is thimerosal?
Thimerosal is a mercury-based preservative used in the manufacturing process of multidose vaccines. Thimerosal helps:
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Thimerosal: Updated Statement by NACI

In 2003 the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) published recommendations on the use of vaccines approved for use in Canada that contained the mercury-based preservative thimerosal, so that practitioners would have the necessary information to make sound recommendations for vaccine administration to patients and vaccine manufacturers would have guidance on the future development of vaccines for the Canadian market(1).
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