Measles: Experts call for compulsory vaccination

Misleading campaigns claiming jabs are dangerous have left countries vulnerable, researchers say.
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Data from a federal program designed to compensate people harmed by vaccines shows how rare it is for someone to claim they were hurt after getting vaccinated.
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Americans have received billions of doses of vaccines for everything from measles to the flu. In 30 years, very few injury claims have been filed with the federal government.
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According to data from the World Health Organization, 41,000 measles cases were reported from January to June 2018 across 53 European countries
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MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- U.S. travelers need to be aware of measles in Europe and should ensure children are adequately vaccinated, according to a study published online June 17 in Pediatrics. Kristina M. Angelo, D.O., from the U.S. Centers for...
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MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- As Europe deals with its biggest measles outbreaks since the 1990s, U.S. health officials are urging travelers to be up-to-date on vaccination. In 2018, European countries reported more than 83,500 measles cases, including...
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FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak, New York state has eliminated the religious exemption for not vaccinating children. Most school systems require proof of vaccination to allow a child to attend class, but by claiming...
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Legislators trying to curb the numbers of unvaccinated children have been met with vigorous opposition from upset parents.
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In the U.S., we now have an outbreak of measles where the cases number more than it has in decades. Most of the people being infected are unvaccinated, and we ’ve all seen the media reports of the growing tide of anti-vaxxers. While the CDC, WHO, and pretty much every medical and scientific authority across the […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
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