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Notes and News from Around the World

A polio vaccine regularly used to inoculate children and travellers was today ordered to be recalled amid fears over Mad Cow disease. Oct. 20, 2000

Reputable studies show correlations between the pertussis vaccine and asthma. In fact, children vaccinated with pertussis were shown to be 5 times more likely to become afflicted with this serious respiratory ailment.

Michael R. Odent, et al., "Pertussis Vaccination and Asthma: Is There a Link?," Journal of American Medical Association (August 24/31, 1994).

Australian article reports on measles and HIV vaccines in lettuce and potatoes: "... promising research has also been conducted into food-delivered oral vaccines against hepatitis B, e. coli, and diarrheal illnesses, ­primarily through a genetically engineered potato. Institute spokesman Dwayne Kirk said that, over time, bananas, tomatoes, or a host of other foods might be used to deliver vaccines."

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