Measles: information for schools and healthcare centres, UKHSA (updated 17th January 2023)
Information and advice on measles and the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. 17 January 2023Updated flyer and text version (English only). 13 January 2023Added text version of the flyer. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 17, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles: information for schools and healthcare centres, UKHSA (updated 13th January 2023)
Information and advice on measles and the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. 13 January 2023Added text version of the flyer. 25 October 2019Added Hebrew and Turkish translations. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 250,000 kindergarteners in U.S. are vulnerable to measles due to slide in vaccination rates, CDC says
In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a thin-section transmission electron micrograph (TEM) reveales the ultrastructural appearance of a single virus particle, or 'virion', of measles virus. "And we know that measles, mumps and rubella vaccination coverage for…#columbus #ohio #hispanic #cdc #hib #oleary #tem #seanoleary #georginapeacock (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccination Coverage with Selected Vaccines and Exemption Rates Among Children in Kindergarten - United States, 2021-22 School Year
This report describes a decrease in vaccination coverage among children in kindergarten in the United States during the 2021-22 school year. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 12, 2023 Category: American Health Tags: Children's Health Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (MMRV) Vaccine Safety MMR Vaccination MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vaccines Source Type: news

Ohio Measles Outbreak Grows, Fueled By Vaccine Hesitancy Ohio Measles Outbreak Grows, Fueled By Vaccine Hesitancy
Most of the children infected were unvaccinated but were old enough to get the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) shot.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - December 20, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

More than a third of parents oppose vaccine requirements in schools, KFF survey finds
More than a third of US parents say that vaccinating children against measles, mumps and rubella should be an individual choice and not a requirement to attend public school, even if that may create health risks, according to survey data published Friday by the Kaiser Family Foundation. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Progress Toward Measles and Rubella Elimination - India, 2005-2021
This report describes in measles and rubella vaccination in 2021 and declines in incidence during 2017-2021. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - December 15, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: Measles MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Rubella Source Type: news

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on timeliness and equity of measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations in North East London: a longitudinal study using electronic health records
Study of 285 GP surgeries in NE London found the pandemic was associated with a 4.0% (95% CI 3.4% to 4.6%) reduction in timely MMR vaccine receipt, with increased geographical clustering of measles susceptibility in an area of historically low and inequitable MMR coverage. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Montreal health officials look to reverse decline of routine childhood vaccinations
A growing number of kids have yet to be inoculated against dangerous diseases like measles, mumps, whooping cough and rubella, said Benoît Corriveau, a resident doctor with the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

WHO Renames Monkeypox as mpox, Citing Racism Concerns
LONDON — The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as mpox, citing concerns the original name of the decades-old animal disease could be construed as discriminatory and racist. The U.N. health agency said in a statement Monday that mpox was its new preferred name for monkeypox, saying that both monkeypox and mpox would be used for the next year while the old name is phased out. WHO said it was concerned by the “racist and stigmatizing language” that arose after monkeypox spread to more than 100 countries. It said numerous individuals and countries asked the organization “to propose a way f...
Source: TIME: Health - November 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate monkeypox wire Source Type: news

Measles Vaccine Developer Samuel Katz Dies at 95
He also worked on immunizations against polio, rubella, influenza, and more. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 23, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

PRIORIX, M-M-R II Vaccines Interchangeable for MMR
MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2022 -- The measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccines PRIORIX and M-M-R II are interchangeable, according to research published in the Nov. 18 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccine (PRIORIX): Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices - United States, 2022
This report describes the Advisory Committee on Immunization's recommendation for use of PRIORIX vaccination against measles, mumps, and rubella. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 17, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Measles Measles Vaccination MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Mumps Mumps Vaccination Source Type: news

Rubella Elimination Likely to Be Achievable in All Countries
FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 -- Rubella elimination is likely to be achievable in all countries, but measles elimination is likely in only some countries, according to a study published in the October issue of The Lancet Global Health. Amy K. Winter,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 30, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

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