Israeli Flight Attendant Dies of Measles
Like many people her age worldwide, Amitai was vaccinated against measles as a child but received only one dose of the vaccine, CNN reported.
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lly W. Thurston Child blood lead concentrations have been associated with measures of immune dysregulation in nationally representative study samples. However, response to vaccination—often considered the gold standard in immunotoxicity testing—has not been examined in relation to typical background lead concentrations common among U.S. children. The present study estimated the association between blood lead concentrations and antigen-specific antibody levels to measles, mumps, and rubella in a nationally representative sample of 7005 U.S. children aged 6–17 years. Data from the 1999&n...
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
A new study from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health has found that if vaccination rates drop by 5%, a single measles case could lead to an outbreak involving 1,000 people.
Mathematical models reveal that current vaccination rates in Texas schools could pave the way for the virus to spread to hundreds of people.
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