Israeli flight attendant dies from measles
The woman fell ill during an El Al flight in April, amid a worldwide rise in cases of the disease.
The high — and rising — rate of nonmedical vaccine exemptions has left major metropolitan areas vulnerable to measles outbreaks; other states have similar pockets of undervaccinated schoolchildren.Medscape Medical News
Around 90,000 five-year-olds in England are not fully up to date with the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, according to data from Public Health England.
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21, 2019 -- Texas cities are in danger of major measles outbreaks because an alarming number of school kids are unvaccinated, researchers warn. Vaccination rates in the state have declined since 2003 and a computer simulation by...
Publication date: Available online 15 July 2019Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Mervin Piñones, Maria Landaeta, Paula Bustos, Paola Toche, Pamela Morales, Carola Escobar, Arturo Borzutzky, Rodrigo Hoyos-Bachiloglu
Publication date: Available online 19 August 2019Source: Clinica Chimica ActaAuthor(s): André Huss, Fatemeh Mojib-Yezdani, Franziska Bachhuber, Tanja Fangerau, Jan Lewerenz, Markus Otto, Hayrettin Tumani, Makbule SenelAbstractThe polyspecific B-lymphocyte response to neurotropic viruses such as measles (M), rubella (R) and varicella zoster (Z), known as MRZ reaction, is to-date the most specific neurochemical marker for multiple sclerosis (MS). The aim of this study was to investigate a possible association of immunoglobulin (Ig) kappa (κ-) and lambda (λ-) free light chains (FLC) with the presence of th...
MEASLES is a childhood infection and one of the most infectious viral illnesses known to man. A recent drop in vaccination rates has seen a rise in cases, and Dr Chris Steel took to ITV ’s This Morning to warn of the serious, and sometimes life-threatening, complications measles can lead to if you don't get the jab.
Urgent action has been ordered to improve vaccination uptake after more than 230 cases of measles were reported in the UK during first quarter of 2019. Actions to achieve this include NHS England writing to GPs and strengthening role of local immunisation coordinators.
MEASLES was effectively wiped out in Britain a few years ago but now the disease is on the rise in the UK. What exactly is to blame for the measles UK spread?
Three years after eliminating the infection, Britain has lost its 'measles-free status'. How?