' Susceptibility Pockets' Driving Uptick in US Measles Cases'Susceptibility Pockets' Driving Uptick in US Measles Cases
Pockets of unvaccinated individuals appear to be driving an uptick in the incidence of measles in the United States, not waning vaccine efficacy, an analysis has found.Medscape Medical News
A study warned that current vaccination policies are ‘not sufficient’ to prevent a deadly resurgence of the disease in the next three decades.
The UK should make measles vaccinations compulsory before children start school, according to an analysis of international measles data
Misleading campaigns claiming jabs are dangerous have left countries vulnerable, researchers say.
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CONCLUSIONS: This study suggests that the organisation of preventive health care in special units, 'well-baby' clinics, facilitates vaccine uptake among children with low SES in a Nordic welfare context. PMID: 31096860 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
[Concord] This was made known last week at an orientation meeting held for District Health Education/Social Mobilization Officers and Heath Committee Chairpersons of Councils at the Atlantic Hall, National Stadium in Freetown he Ministry of Health and Sanitation in collaboration with UNICEF, WHO, GAVI and other Health Development Partners will soon embark on a Nationwide Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign, reaching approximately 3.2 Million Children with Lifesaving Health Interventions, starting from Monday June 1
(BioMed Central) Current vaccination policies may not be sufficient to achieve and maintain measles elimination and prevent future resurgence in Australia, Ireland, Italy, the UK and the US, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Medicine.
Pediatricians are advised by the Austrian ministry of health to be vaccinated against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, meningococcus ...
The CDC reports there are now more than 10 times as many confirmed measles cases in 2019 as there were in the whole of 2010. The vast majority of infections are among unvaccinated people. Dr. Jon LaPook was at the New York Capitol Tuesday where protesters gathered to fight a bill to end religious exemptions for vaccines.
A set of measles outbreaks in Washington state, New York City, and elsewhere, is making national headlines and frightening parents around the United States. Counter-intuitively, measles making the news is a sign of progress. Not long ago, measles was so common that it was simply not newsworthy. Suffer ing from the extremely infectious disease, which causes spotty rashes and a hacking cough, was widespread and often deadly.It was once the case that even royalty fell victim to diseases now easily preventable with routine shots given during childhood. Measles killed the un-vaccin...