More people killed by Netflix show than measles: Will CDC declare public health crisis caused by streaming entertainment?
(Natural News) What’s more dangerous: Contracting measles without having been vaccinated, or watching television shows from the comfort of your own home? Watching television shows, it turns out – and by a long shot. Experts from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), along with Nationwide Children’s Hospital, recently published a groundbreaking study showing that...
Measles was declared eliminated in the United States in 2000, but recent outbreaks, driven by misinformation about the MMR vaccine, have occurred due to undervaccination in vulnerable communities.Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
As measles cases continue to rise in Canada and the U.S., experts are calling on social media platforms to ban anti-vaccination posts, saying the risks to public health created by misinformation outweigh the right to free speech.
Here's what you need to know about vaccinations for measles and shingles, which can be serious for older adults.
Measles vaccinations should be compulsory for children before they start school to help prevent the disease becoming endemic in the UK within 30 years, researchers have suggested.
Warming weather usually slows transmission of the virus, but it is not clear that this outbreak is fading, experts said.
(George Washington University) A first of its kind analysis published today by researchers at the George Washington University (GW) found that a 2016 California vaccine law boosted protective coverage against measles and other serious childhood diseases compared to states that acted as statistical controls. At the same time, the data also revealed a sharp increase in medical exemptions to the vaccine mandate, concentrated in a few California counties.
A study warned that current vaccination policies are ‘not sufficient’ to prevent a deadly resurgence of the disease in the next three decades.
The UK should make measles vaccinations compulsory before children start school, according to an analysis of international measles data
Misleading campaigns claiming jabs are dangerous have left countries vulnerable, researchers say.
Current measles vaccination policy might not give high enough coverage to prevent its resurgence Related items fromOnMedica Parental confidence in immunisation programme ‘very high’ Adjuvanted trivalent flu vaccine best option for over-65s Texting can improve flu jab uptake Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised