Measles: Name 5 Key Signs and Symptoms

The measels virus is spreading at an alarming rate. Some docs may never have seen an actual case. Can you name the 5 key signs/symptoms? Find out.
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Health Canada's recent warning that homeopathic remedies are not an alternative to vaccines doesn't go far enough to prevent the damage the products could do as the country fights off a resurgence of measles, doctors and health policy experts say. 
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[IRIN] Antananarivo -In a healthcare centre in the Madagascan capital of Antananarivo nine-year-old Faneva inches his arm forward. The nurse disinfects his skin before inserting the needle. A few seconds later, it's all over. The young boy smiles in relief.
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(Natural News) Mainstream media reports are brimming with condemnation against parents who make the informed decision not to vaccinate their children, claiming that unvaccinated individuals are directly responsible for triggering the handful of recent measles “outbreaks” that have been reported across the United States. But studies show that it’s actually the vaccinated “herd,” in many...
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A federal judge in New York denied a request that would have allowed 44 unvaccinated children to return to school on Wednesday. Citing an “unprecedented measles outbreak,” District Court Judge Vincent Briccetti said the parents had failed to demonstrate “that public interest weighs in favor of granting an injunction,” according to the Rockland/Westchester Journal News. Last December, amid a measles outbreak, public health officials in Rockland County took the bold step of banning unvaccinated kids from the classroom at schools with less than 95% vaccination rates. The parents from the Green Meadow W...
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A federal judge in New York has jumped into the simmering debate over measles vaccinations. With cases rising, he barred 50 unvaccinated students from attending a private school for at least three weeks. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
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Conclusions: Most patients with a history of mild or moderate AEFI can be safely reimmunized. Additional studies are needed in patients with serious AEFIs who are less likely to be reimmunized.
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Original Studies Source Type: research
With a growing number of measles cases being reported, some children of vaccine-resistant parents are seeking immunizations. Julie Graves, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., looks at the challenges and opportunities the situation presents.
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[WHO] BRAZZAVILLE - March 5, 2019. Under the high patronage of the President of the Republic of Congo, His Excellency Denis SASSOU NGUESSO, the Government of Congo launched today a measles and rubella vaccination campaign, which aims to provide protection to more than 2.2 million children. This campaign, which targets boys and girls aged 9 months to 14 years will cover 43% of the country's population and will also include Vitamin A supplementation and mebendazole deworming for children aged 9 to 59 months.
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Publication date: Available online 12 March 2019Source: The Brazilian Journal of Infectious DiseasesAuthor(s): Xiuying Deng, Ying Hu, Peishan Lu, Ming-hao Zhou, Hongxiong GuoAbstractHere we reported the outbreak of measles cases caused by the genotype D8 measles virus (MeV) for the first time in Jiangsu province in China, which was possibly imported by a foreign student from Laos. Throat swab specimens were collected, and used to isolate virus. 634-bp fragment of the N gene and 1854-bp fragment of H gene were amplified by reverse transcription-PCR and sequenced, respectively. Phylogenetic results indicated that they belong...
Source: The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 March 2019Source: The LancetAuthor(s): Kathleen R Page, Shannon Doocy, Feliciano Reyna Ganteaume, Julio S Castro, Paul Spiegel, Chris BeyrerSummaryThe economic crisis in Venezuela has eroded the country's health-care infrastructure and threatened the public health of its people. Shortages in medications, health supplies, interruptions of basic utilities at health-care facilities, and the emigration of health-care workers have led to a progressive decline in the operational capacity of health care. The effect of the crisis on public health has been difficult to quantify since the Venezu...
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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