Measles and rubella elimination UK indicators

This information about the UK's progress towards measles and rubella elimination was updated in August 2019.
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Dynex DSX Software-IVD ELISA Assays effected as follows: DSX Assay File Software: ZEUS vl B. burgdorferi lgG-lgM.asy ZEUS vl Borrelia VlsEl-pepClO lgG-lgM.asy ZEUS Parvovirus B19 lgG (9Z7701G).asy ZEUS Parvovirus B19 lgM (9Z7701M).asy ZEUS vl HSV-1 and 2 lgM.asy ZEUS vl Sm-RNP [CF] .asy ZEUS vl Sm-RNP [CV].asy ZEUS vl CMV lgG.asy ZEUS vl CMV lgM.asy ZEUS vl EBV-VCA lgG.asy ZEUS vl EBV-VCA lgM.asy ZEUS vl H. pylori lgG.asy ZEUS vl M. pneumoniae lgG.asy ZEUS vl M. pneumoniae lgM.asy ZEUS vl Measles lgG.asy ZEUS vl Mumps lgG .asy ZEUS vl T. gondii lgG .asy ZEUS vl T. gondii lgM.asy ZEUS vl VZV lgG.asy ZEUS vl Rubella lgG .asy...
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Measles (rubeola) is a highly contagious disease with significant morbidity/mortality. Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) is a live-attenuated vaccine used in the United States (US) since the early 1970s to prevent m...
Source: BMC Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Vaccinations before and during pregnancy are important to protect both mother and baby. Three vaccinations are recommended: flu, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis), and MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella).
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(This post has been updated with relevant recent information.) The United States was declared free from ongoing measles transmission in 2000. But we may be at risk for joining the UK Greece, Albania, and the Czech Republic, four countries recently stripped of measles elimination status by the World Health Organization. Since the beginning of 2019, more than 1,234 measles cases have been reported in 31 states, with active outbreaks in upstate New York and El Paso, Texas. New York has just declared the end of its yearlong outbreak, which required a massive public health response to control. Minnesota had a major measles outb...
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WEDNESDAY, Sept. 4, 2019 -- The frequency of circulating memory B cells (MBCs) specific for mumps is much lower than that of those specific for measles and rubella among healthy college-aged students who were vaccinated in childhood, according to a...
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ABSTRACT Measles is an acute febrile exanthematic disease of viral etiology, highly contagious, being the cause of morbidity and mortality of children in developing countries, whereas it has become rarer in developed countries due to vaccination. Its differential diagnosis should be made with other childhood viral respiratory diseases such as influenza, rhinovirus and adenovirus, and exanthematic febrile diseases such as rubella, roseola and varicella. In tropical regions, it should be performed with dengue, zika and chikungunya. Its clinical picture presents the following phases: incubation, usually asymptomatic; a prodro...
Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
As families around the country get ready to send their children off to school -- some for the first time -- it's important to ensure their vaccinations are up to date.?In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr.??Robert Jacobson, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, explains why the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is so important [...]
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Source: Annals of Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Ann Intern Med Source Type: research
We report two otherwise healthy patients, a 9-yr-old boy in Iran with severe measles vaccine disease at 1 yr and a 14-yr-old girl in Brazil with viscerotropic disease caused by the YF vaccine at 12 yr. The Iranian patient is homozygous and the Brazilian patient compound heterozygous for loss-of-function IFNAR1 variations. Patient-derived fibroblasts are susceptible to viruses, including the YF and measles virus vaccine strains, in the absence or presence of exogenous type I IFN. The patients’ fibroblast phenotypes are rescued with WT IFNAR1. Autosomal recessive, complete IFNAR1 deficiency can result in life-threateni...
Source: The Journal of Experimental Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Immunodeficiency, Innate Immunity and Inflammation, Infectious Disease and Host Defense Articles Source Type: research
Mumps has swept through 57 immigration detention facilities in 19 states since September, according to the first U.S. government report on the outbreaks in the overloaded immigration system. The virus sickened 898 adult migrants and 33 detention center staffers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in its report Thursday. New cases continue as migrants are taken into custody or transferred between facilities, the report said. As of last week, outbreaks were happening in 15 facilities in seven states. In response to the report, Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Bryan Cox said medical professionals...
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