MMR Vaccine

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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Vaccine opt-outs put public at risk

Measles, which once killed 450 children each year and disabled even more, was virtually eliminated in the United States 14 years ago by nearly universal use of the MMR vaccine.But the disease is making a comeback, fueled by a growing anti-vaccine movement ... [Published Hattiesburg American - 7 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Measles Is Back, This Time in New York City. Should I Get Revaccinated?

A young child suffers from measles in the 1960s. Measles incidence dropped 99 percent after the vaccine was introduced in 1963.Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionA measles outbreak has sickened at least 19 people in New York City. ... [Published Slate Magazine - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

The vaccine and its controversy

The MMR vaccine is an immunization vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella (German measles). It is a mixture of live attenuated viruses of the three diseases, administered via injection. The three vaccines (for mumps, measles, and rubella) were combined ... [Published Times of India - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Avoidable child deaths

More childr­en can die if the immuni­sation progra­mme does not go ahead.According to the Pakistan Demographic Health Survey 2012-13, a mere 16 per cent of children in Balochistan are immunised against nine common childhood diseases. PHOTO: FILEMeasles ... [Published The Express Tribune - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

A jab in the right direction

New parents are being reminded of the importance of getting their babies vaccinated to stop diseases re-emerging in the Island.The latest figures show that most parents in Jersey are choosing to get their children immunised but the Health department say ... [Published Bailiwick Express - 17 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Vaccinations at highest level in State's history

CHILDHOOD vaccinations are at the highest level ever recorded in this country.New figures issued by the HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre to mark European Immunisation Week show that more children here are now vaccinated that ever before.Altogether ... [Published Evening Herald - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Not just for the kids: Adults need immunizations, too

/CNW/ - Most parents understand the importance of immunizing their children against vaccine preventable diseases such as measles and whooping cough, but did you know there are a number of vaccines adults may need, too?As part of National Immunization ... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Guest column: Vaccines still are crucial to health

Your 10-month old son’s temperature just spiked to 106 degrees.You brought him to the family doctor who promptly referred you to the emergency room at the local hospital. Your son’s diagnosis? Measles.How could this happen? Your other children and you ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Adults may be wise to get mumps shot

If you’re a child of the 1960s, ’70s or ’80s, there’s a decent chance you aren’t fully immunizedagainst mumps, and unless your mom and dad kept meticulous records, it probably makes sense tothink about a shot, health officials say.The central Ohio mumps ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

High Childhood Immunisation Uptake

Jersey has a high uptake of childhood immunisation.The statistics from 2013 show 98% of babies received their primary set of vaccines at two, three and four months old.They include protection from diseases such as whooping cough.In addition, over 95% ... [Published Channel 103 - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Concerns for children remain despite rise in vaccination rates

Childhood vaccination rates are at record levels, but concern remains that some parents are not ensuring their children are fully protected.New immunisation uptake figures from the HSE show that 8% of children have not received the recommended doses ... [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Warning issued as mumps cases on rise at University of Wisconsin

Confirmed mumps cases are on the uptick at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and one to two students are showing up daily at campus health clinics with possible symptoms of the contagious viral illness, according to the university.The number of confirmed ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Apr 22 2014]

Quotes

An FDA report from 2005 titled "Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine AdsorbedAcellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed Tripedia" outlines a number of adverse events reported during post-approval use of the Tripedia vaccine, and one of them is autism. (1)
...The New England Journal of Medicine has said that anti-vaccine propaganda has resulted in a high cost to society, "including damage to individual and community well-being from outbreaks of previously controlled diseases, withdrawal of vaccine manufacturers from the market, compromising of national security (in the case of anthrax and smallpox vaccines), and lost productivity."
"Reasons for under vaccination should be identified and any measures identified should be taken to address the underlying reasons" she said
"Measles is a highly infectious disease which spreads very easily. It's never too late to get your child immunised with two doses of the MMR vaccine. We cannot stress enough that measles is serious and in some cases it can be fatal. Delaying immunisation puts children at risk.” Fabiola Osorio, Simon Tavernier, Sophie Janssens and Bart Lambrecht (IRC – VIB / UGent) have ..."

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Naturopathy vs. Science: Vaccination Edition [Published Science-Based Medicine - 2 hours ago]
FDA document reports autism link after tetanus,... [Published Sott.net - 3 hours ago]
Vaccine opt-outs put public at risk [Published Hattiesburg American - 7 hours ago]
Measles Is Back, This Time in New York City. Sh... [Published Slate Magazine - 9 hours ago]
Health officials warn against measles outbreak [Published Cay Compass - 9 hours ago]
The vaccine and its controversy [Published Times of India - 14 hours ago]
Why vaccination really is the best choice for y... [Published Whitecourt Star - 14 hours ago]
Avoidable child deaths [Published The Express Tribune - 16 hours ago]
A jab in the right direction [Published Bailiwick Express - 17 hours ago]
Measles outbreak stands at six; no new cases re... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 19 hours ago]
Not just for the kids: Adults need immunization... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - 21 hours ago]
Vaccinations at highest level in State's history [Published Evening Herald - 21 hours ago]
Vaccinated person transmits measles to other va... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 23 hours ago]
Adults may be wise to get mumps shot [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 23 2014]
High Childhood Immunisation Uptake [Published Channel 103 - Apr 23 2014]
Concerns for children remain despite rise in va... [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 23 2014]
Collin Boots | Immune to reason [Published The Daily Pennsylvanian - Apr 23 2014]
Guest column: Vaccines still are crucial to health [Published Florida Times-Union - Apr 22 2014]
Immunisation remains a top priority for Norther... [Published Health Canal - Apr 22 2014]
New figures confirm importance of immunisation [Published States of Jersey - Apr 22 2014]
Jenny We Hardly Knew Ye. Too bad it didn’t stay... [Published American Council On Science & Health - Apr 22 2014]
Childhood vaccination rates in Ireland at highe... [Published Health Service Executive - Apr 22 2014]
Vaccination for MMR shows ‘marked’ improvement [Published Irish Times - Apr 22 2014]
Warning issued as mumps cases on rise at Univer... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Apr 22 2014]
Warning issued as mumps cases on rise at Univer... [Published Morning Call - Apr 22 2014]
One in 12 Irish children not properly vaccinate... [Published Newstalk - Apr 22 2014]
Canadian measles cases highlights potential return [Published Cayman News Service - Apr 21 2014]
Warnings issued as mumps cases rise at UW-Madison [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 21 2014]
Backlash in anti-vaccination push [Published Fort Saskatchewan Record - Apr 21 2014]
Can adults have measles? [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 21 2014]
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Naturopathy vs. Science: Vaccination Edition [Published Science-Based Medicine - 2 hours ago]
We saw it coming. The re-emergence of vaccine-preventable disease should surprise no-one that’s been following the anti-vaccine movement. Rebutting anti-vaccine rhetoric feels like a Sisyphean struggle. Steven Novella likened it to a game of ...
Vaccinated person transmits measles to other va... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 23 hours ago]
Spoiler to apologize for click-bait title: Yes, the MMR vaccine works just fine. But there is a difference between ‘just fine’ and ‘perfectly’. A few things I would want in a ‘perfect’ vaccine– Only one dose is needed, zero side-effects, 100% protective ...
Diseases That Can Be Prevented With Vaccines Co... [Published Think Progress - Apr 17 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Cities across the United States are currently grappling with the spread of infectious diseases that used to be virtually eliminated with the help of vaccines. Public health officials are scrambling to contain outbreaks of measles ...
Contagions, content, and confusion in the digit... [Published IH - BLOG - Apr 16 2014]
Guest blogger: Brittany Seymour, DDS, MPH Sixteen years ago, a study alleged an association between the MMR vaccine and autism. The authors disclosed in their publication that they could not claim a causal link, and the paper was eventually found ...
Sweet Reason Lands On Its Face [Published In the Pipeline - Apr 15 2014]
This study has implications for many fields of science where its practitioners keep running into rumor and conspiracy theories. The authors tried several different means to increase the uptake of the MMR vaccine (information about the lack of connection ...
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