You CAN get mumps even if you've had the MMR vaccine

Luke Gardner, 21, from Northamptonshire, is well aware of the toll the illness can take. He caught mumps as well as German measles while studying broadcast journalism.
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ConclusionsDuring the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020 there was a decline in all notified infectious diseases compared to the previous years, likely due to massive NPIs adoption, as well as, possibly, to decreased access to care and preventive services that caused difficulties to the surveillance system to detect notifiable infectious diseases. VCRs were still high for most important vaccines while there was a decline for other vaccines as evidence of the impact of the pandemic on vaccination activities.Key messagesNPIs had a deep impact on the reduction of airborne diseases.The decline for non-airborne infections is likely due ...
Source: The European Journal of Public Health - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsAfter two years of mandatory vaccination law in Italy, vaccination coverages have reached the 95% threshold only among patients of 24 months of age. Older cohorts still show inadequate vaccination coverages despite the introduction of mandatory vaccination law. Health services at regional level should develop policies and strategies aiming to improve vaccination coverages and to reach herd immunity.Key messagesAfter the introduction on mandatory vaccination, vaccination coverages reached the 95% threshold only among patients of 24 months of age.Health services should develop strategies aiming to improve vaccination coverages.
Source: The European Journal of Public Health - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusions: In trials published from 2010 to 2019, M-M-RII continued to be safe and immunogenic in all age groups studied. These data, along with the results of earlier trials, indicate that the performance of the vaccine has been consistent across more than 30 years of postlicensure studies.
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Vaccine Reports Source Type: research
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Oct 15;70(41):1435-1440. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm7041a1.ABSTRACTImmunization is a safe and cost-effective means of preventing illness in young children and interrupting disease transmission within the community.* The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends vaccination of children against 14 diseases during the first 24 months of life (1). CDC uses National Immunization Survey-Child (NIS-Child) data to monitor routine coverage with ACIP-recommended vaccines in the United States at the national, regional, state, territorial, and selected local levels.† CDC assessed v...
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Source: Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractChronic immune diseases are often reported to be on the rise and are speculated to share early life risk factors. Here, we investigated year of birth as a common denominator for time trends using the consistent data source of the Danish National Patient Registry with 35  years nationwide coverage. Observational nationwide birth cohort registry study, where persons born in Denmark since 1953 were investigated for chronic immune diseases per person years at risk. Outcomes were defined by inpatient hospitalizations in pre-chosen age bins by year of birth in 5 year b ins. A population of 3.8 million persons b...
Source: European Journal of Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: This study indicates that the broader group of immigrants, and in particular refugees and asylum seekers, do not represent a homogenous group in terms of immunisation coverage, and that each cohort should be carefully considered during immunisation interventions and strategies. This will be particularly important during targeted health promotions and future immunisation programs in this cohort.PMID:34556368 | DOI:10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.09.026
Source: Vaccine - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
This study includes a retrospective cohort of pregnancies in women aged 12-55 years resulting in live birth, spontaneous abortion, or stillbirth identified in the IBM® MarketScan® Commercial, Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) Commercial, and IBM MarketScan Multi-State Medicaid Databases from August 1, 2016, to December 31, 2018. Gestational age at vaccination was determined using a validated algorithm. We examined vaccines (1) recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) (tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis [Tdap]; inactivated infl...
Source: Vaccine - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Seropositivity rates for common viral infectious diseases in Korean patients with IBD were similar to those of the general population. In the younger age group, protective immunity against measles, VZV, and HAV is required, with proper vaccination, as necessary.PMID:34482682 | DOI:10.3904/kjim.2020.386
Source: The Korean Journal of Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Sep 3;70(35):1183-1190. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm7035a1.ABSTRACTThe Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends that adolescents aged 11-12 years routinely receive tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap); meningococcal conjugate (MenACWY); and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines. Catch-up vaccination is recommended for hepatitis B (HepB); hepatitis A (HepA); measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR); and varicella (VAR) vaccines for adolescents whose childhood vaccinations are not current. Adolescents are also recommended to receive a booster dose of MenACWY vaccine at age...
Source: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkl... - Category: Epidemiology Authors: Source Type: research
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