Re: Vaccine hesitancy: an interview with Stanley Plotkin, rubella vaccine developer
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Re: Non-specific effects of measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination in high income setting: population based cohort study in the Netherlands
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PC strikes again
So the WHO wants us to stop using geographical or personal names etc... to describe diseases as this could lead to discrimination. Note the worry - discrimination , not confusion.  No more German measles , swine 'flu  etc... No more Parkinson's. Just think of the interpretation by the public : Parkinson's disease eliminated. Ebola should go as it suggests a place of origin and might give Africa a bad name.  Some rational system for medical nomenclature should be in place , but surely some of this is PC going cuckoo ? Knowing how or where a disease originates may also be helpful in communication with the pu...
Source: Doc2Doc BMJ Cardiology - May 11, 2015 Category: Cardiology Authors: sken Source Type: forums