Measles hits a 10-year high as number of cases triples in just 12 months
Some 82,596 people in 47 of 53 countries contracted measles, the highest number this decade and three times the figure in 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
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This report tracks the course of a recent measles outbreak in six patients, all of whom had parents who had chosen not to vaccinate them during childhood.Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
Russian-speakers in Washington have the lowest vaccination rates in the state, and insular communities help anti-vaccination myths spread, paving the way for the measles outbreak.
Dr Kyle Yasuda, AAP president, discusses the organization's response to anti-vaccine messages spreading on social media.Medscape Pediatrics
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.
[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.
A federal judge has turned down a request to let more than 40 unvaccinated children return to classes in a suburban New York school, while there's a measles outbreak in the area.
Measles outbreaks have been reported in six states, and confirmed cases have been reported in 12 others, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Medscape Medical News
(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...