Tanzania: Dar Embarks On Rubella, Measles, Polio Campaign
[Daily News] TANZANIA is set to conduct a nationwide measles -rubella and polio vaccination campaign mid this month, targeting children under five years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - October 7, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Progress Toward Rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome Control and Elimination - Worldwide, 2000-2018
Progress toward rubella elimination has resulted in 168 (87%) of 194 countries protecting infants with rubella-containing vaccine and 81 (42%) eliminating rubella transmission. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - October 3, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (MMRV) Vaccine Safety MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vaccination Vaccines Source Type: news

Tanzania: Measles, Rubella Vaccination Very Safe-Isles Authorities
[Daily News] AS Zanzibar joins other countries to observe vaccination week, authorities here have assured parents that the five-day Measles- Rubella- immunization exercise set to begin tomorrow (September 26), is a safe exercise. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Positive Response to Measles Vaccination Campaign
[The Herald] The measles-rubella week-long campaign which kicked off in Harare yesterday started on a high note with a number of parents taking their children to various health facilities dotted across the country for vaccination. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: WHO Warns of Dangerous Measles Comeback
[The Herald] ZIMBABWE will next week hold a national measles-rubella vaccination campaign for children under the age of five, following a "dangerous" measles comeback, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pregnant? Make Sure You ’re Vaccinated to Protect Yourself, Baby From Disease
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). (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - September 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles and rubella elimination UK indicators
This information about the UK ' s progress towards measles and rubella elimination was updated in August 2019. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Decreased Humoral Immunity to Mumps Seen in Young Adults
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... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children should have MMR vaccine for first day of school: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
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 [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 2, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Hundreds of Detained Migrants Diagnosed With Mumps in 19 States
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...
Source: TIME: Health - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carla K. Johnson / AP Tags: Uncategorized Immigration onetime Source Type: news

UN health experts warn ‘dramatic resurgence’ of measles continues to threaten the European region
Europe has lost ground in eliminating  measles, as the number of countries having achieved or sustained elimination of the disease has declined, the European Regional Verification Commission for Measles and Rubella Elimination (RVC) warned on Thursday.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - August 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

MMR catch-up for 10 to 11 year old children: information for GPs
In April 2019, NHS England and the BMA General Practitioners Committee (GPC) agreed to a catch-up campaign for the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 26, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Uganda Targets 18 Million Children for New Measles, Rubella Vaccine
[East African] Uganda's Health Ministry will in September launch a campaign using a new combination vaccine against measles and rubella (MR) on children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Dengue Dance?
Discussion Dengue is an important arboviral infection that affects about 40% of the world population. It is found mainly in topical and subtropical areas of the world mainly in developing countries but it range is spreading including the United States. A review of common arboviruses can be found here. It is a flaviavirus with 4 distinct serotypes named DENV-1 through DENV-4 and is spread by A. aegypti a day biting mosquito. Infection with one serotype confers immunity to that serotype but not the others. It does offer some protection for cross-infection but this only lasts a few months. Incubation period is 3-14 days with ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 29, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Genetic Characterization of Measles and Rubella Viruses Genetic Characterization of Measles and Rubella Viruses
This report describes updated surveillance data on the genetic characterization of circulating measles and rubella viruses and their geographic distribution.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news