When Adults Choose Not To Vaccinate Against Measles, Babies Pay The Price
The U.S. has made major progress against measles over the years. But that doesn't mean we couldn't backslide.
The CDC says 314 confirmed cases of measles have been reported in 15 states since January 1. Most cases have been reported in children under age 10 who are not vaccinated
At least 314 cases of measles have been reported in the United States since January 1, according to national numbers shared Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jane Stanton's life dramatically changed after contracting measles, and is calling for people to take-up all available vaccines.
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2019Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Richard M. Carpiano, Andrea N. Polonijo, Nicolas Gilbert, Lyne Cantin, Eve DubeAbstractChildhood vaccination efforts in Canada have been negatively impacted by parents' vaccine hesitancy based on their knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs (KAB) about vaccinations. Less understood is the extent to which child vaccination receipt and KAB vary by parents' socioeconomic status (SES). Analyzing different age groups of children and vaccinations, we examine the extent to which (a) family SES (parent education, household income) is a determinant of ...
We report the case of a 32-year-old man with measles in which skin biopsy helped to establish a definitive diagnosis. Follicular involvement is a common histopathologic feature of measles. Multinucleated epidermal and follicular cells are distinctive findings.
(PHILADELPHIA) — Philadelphia health officials say they now believe 74 people have contracted mumps at Temple University. City Department of Health spokesman James Garrow said Wednesday there are 15 confirmed cases and 59 probable cases, all but three of them in Philadelphia. Probable diagnoses indicate a person showing mumps-like symptoms. The city says the numbers reported this year are high compared with those in past years; 54 cases were reported in 2010. Students who may be infected should limit contact with others and seek medical care. Mumps is a viral infection that involves swollen glands. The Centers for Di...
The Ministry of Health is rolling out an immunization program in schools beginning in April to help B.C. families ensure their children are protected from measles.
Doctors are questioning whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook and Google share the blame for an alarming rise in unvaccinated kids. The percentage of young children who have not received any vaccinations has quadrupled since 2001. It coincides with hundreds of cases of measles reported in the U.S. Public health experts worry parents are opting out of vaccines after finding faulty science online. Tony Dokoupil reports.
Research ArticlesKATHARINE BROWNE,Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics,Volume 25 Issue 03, pp 472-478Abstract
(Natural News) The issue of vaccination is currently under the spotlight as never before. Proponents of vaccines insist that they save lives and provide what is known as “herd immunity” – the idea that if enough people are vaccinated against a disease the entire community will be protected. Those opposed to vaccines have serious concerns...