More than a THIRD of children have NOT had both MMR jabs in parts of England
NHS figures show that uptake of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine was as low as 59 per cent among five-year-olds in parts of London by March. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccination rates for ALL 14 childhood jabs 'has fallen in the last year'
As few as 84 per cent of under-fives in England were protected against serious illnesses, such as measles, mumps and rubella by March 2022. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS urges parents to book children in for essential MMR vaccination
One in ten children are not currently up to date with their measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccinations, therefore the NHS is encouraging parents and carers of around 740,000 unvaccinated children aged between 1-6 years to book an appointment. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents are urged to book MMR jabs for children after uptake slumped during Covid pandemic
Uptake of the two measles, mumps and rubella jabs was the lowest in a decade during Covid and is yet to catch up. Measles can cause pneumonia and brain inflammation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Namibia: Suspected Mumps Outbreak in Erongo Region
[Namibian] The Erongo regional health directorate on Friday issued a warning of a suspected outbreak of mumps in the Swakopmund district. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Students told to get up to date with vaccinations ahead of Freshers' Week
Students should get up to date with 3 vaccines: Men ACWY (meningitis), MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) and, for female students, HPV, before the start of the new term. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Almost everything Tucker Carlson said about Anthony Fauci this week was misleading or false
Tucker Carlson, a political commentator on Fox News, has long assailed Anthony Fauci for his role in the U.S. government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic during both former President Donald Trump’s and President Joe Biden’s administrations. But on 22 August, when Fauci announced he would be retiring from his jobs as director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and chief medical adviser to the president at the end of year, the Tucker Carlson Tonight host laid into him like never before. Carlson asserted Fauci had committed “very serious crimes” and said he ...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 25, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Langya, a New Zoonotic Virus, Detected in China Langya, a New Zoonotic Virus, Detected in China
The virus, which is related to measles and mumps, causes symptoms ranging from a cough to severe pneumonia. Some patients are asymptomatic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 25, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Students told to get up to date with vaccinations ahead of Freshers' Week, UKHSA (published 24th August 2022)
Students should get up to date with 3 vaccines: Men ACWY (meningitis), MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) and, for female students, HPV, before the start of the new term. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MMR Vaccination Tied to Lower IBD Risk for Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Receiving at least one dose of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine was associated with lower risk of early childhood inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a retrospective cohort study found. Among over 1.3 million privately... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - August 24, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

WHO and UDER implement multi-partner project to boost primary health care services in northwest ...
21 August 2022 – WHO, together with the Relief Experts Association UDER as implementing agency, has bolstered the provision of primary health care services in northwest Syria by rendering the facilities in the towns of Sarmada, Tarmanin, Daret Azza and Zarzour fully operational.  Due to the size and scope of the project – which took place between August 2021 and May 2022 – UDER had struck agreements with several other organizations on the ground. Thanks to immense efforts requiring daily coordination, the Mentor Initiative offered leishmaniasis treatment services; Physicians Across Continents delivered mal...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Biavax (Rubella and Mumps Virus Vaccine Live) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 9, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

News Fatigue, Anti-Vax and Wars
Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.                                                     Michel de MontaigneBy Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM, Jul 13 2022 (IPS) During the beginning of the pandemic, people wanted to learn more about COVID-19. Enclosed in their homes they watched with fear and fascination how the pandemic swept over the world, while comparing ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Armed Conflicts COVID-19 Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

FDA approves GlaxoSmithKline's measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
The vaccine is already used in more than 100 countries. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 6, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

FDA Approves Priorix (Measles, Mumps and Rubella Vaccine, Live) for the Prevention of Measles, Mumps and Rubella in Individuals 12 Months of Age and Older
Priorix becomes an additional source of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine for US patients London UK 06 June 2022 -- GSK plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Priorix (Measles, Mumps and... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - June 6, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news