Measles strikes 140 people across England, figures show
Some 47 confirmed cases of the life-threatening infection have been reported in the West Midlands, according to new data released by Public Health England.
Publication date: April 2020Source: Current Opinion in Virology, Volume 41Author(s): Peter J Hotez, Tasmiah Nuzhath, Brian Colwell
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Measles can infect the appendix, the liver and the membranes protecting the brain in people who are not fully immunized against the virus, a new report confirms.Reuters Health Information
CONCLUSIONSWe confirm that seroprotection for vaccine-preventable disease is affected by treatment for pediatric malignancy. A single booster dose of vaccine might be a practical way to restore vaccine immunity in patients after chemotherapy.
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Authors: PMID: 32079788 [PubMed - in process]
Health experts say they see a return of such ailments as heart disease, measles, STDs and other life-threatening conditions.
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Luke Gardner, 21, from Northamptonshire, is well aware of the toll the illness can take. He caught mumps as well as German measles while studying broadcast journalism.
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