MUHC says no new cases of measles after exposure concerns

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) put out a warning to patients and staff Sunday afternoon informing them about a possible measles exposure at the hospital at the end of last month.
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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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Jäger Ungerechts Engeland Priming and activation of CD8+ T cell responses is crucial to achieve anti-viral and anti-tumor immunity. Live attenuated measles vaccine strains have been used successfully for immunization for decades and are currently investigated in trials of oncolytic virotherapy. The available reverse genetics systems allow for insertion of additional genes, including heterologous antigens. Here, we designed recombinant measles vaccine vectors for priming and activation of antigen-specific CD8+ T cells. For proof-of-concept, we used cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) lines specific for the melano...
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TTP, a technology company based in Melbourn, UK, is developing a handheld PCR (polymerase chain reaction) diagnostic device that can rapidly detect influenza viruses, and one day other viruses, in samples of nasal mucus. The company claims that the s...
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Mina MJ, Kula T, Leng Y, Li M, de Vries RD, Knip M, et al. Measles virus infection diminishes preexisting antibodies that offer protection from other pathogens. Science 2019;366:599-606.
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In this report, we discuss our process in navigating these challenges, collaboration with the city’s health department, postexposure prophylaxis for individuals exposed in the hospital and the community, and prevention initiatives.
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TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- Hepatitis, appendicitis and viral meningitis are among the serious complications that can occur when you get the measles, doctors warn in a new report. The study -- which outlines cases involving three adults who developed...
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Measles may lead to serious, fatal complications not often associated with the disease, a new study finds.
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The highly contagious infection can lead to deadly complications, three of which were discussed in a report published today.
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(Natural News) Every time anybody in America gets the measles, the mass media go into their scripted frenzy, and the vaccine industry pushes out their propaganda via the CDC hub of lies and deception. Get the measles vaccine or catch the measles and die from the measles – that’s the message. Then CNN and WebMD...
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