News tagged with measles vaccine
Scientists have developed a global media surveillance system that enables them to look for, and systematically monitor, up-to-the-minute public concerns and rumors about vaccines originating from 144 countries.
Medications May 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Using advanced genetic sequencing technology and analysis, Mayo Clinic vaccine researchers have identified 27 genes that respond in very different ways to the standard rubella vaccine, making the vaccine less effective for ...
Immunology May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Fears about the purported side effects once sent British parents running from vaccinations against measles. But now an outbreak of the potentially deadly disease in one city has brought them back in droves.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
New diseases grab headlines. The latest influenza scare – H7N9 – has prompted much speculation about the direction the virus might take. And rightly so, as vaccines to fight new viruses can take some ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A measles outbreak has hit over 800 people in Britain, a country in which up to two million schoolchildren are believed to be unprotected due to a scare which linked the vaccine with autism, figures revealed Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Friends and family may be key in parents' decisions on whether to vaccinate their young children, a small study suggests.
Pediatrics Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In Africa, issues of vaccine supply, financing, and sustainability require urgent attention if the Millennium Development Goals are to be achieved, according to African experts writing in this week's PLOS Medicine.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Microsoft founder Bill Gates said the battle to eradicate polio was one of the toughest the world has faced, but said it could be conquered by 2018.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
More than 100 children have died of measles in Pakistan this month, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday, calling it "an alarming outbreak."
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The global number of measles deaths dropped by 71 percent between 2000 and 2011 largely thanks to a boost in vaccination efforts, the UN World Health Organisation said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Measles vaccine given with painless and easy-to-administer microneedle patches can immunize against measles at least as well as vaccine given with conventional hypodermic needles, according to research done ...
Medications Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Administering a third dose of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine reduced the village-wide attack rate by about 75 percent in a community experiencing a large mumps outbreak despite a high ...
Pediatrics Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Non-infected babies born to HIV positive mothers should be vaccinated early against measles, to avoid them acquiring the virus or passing it on to others.
HIV & AIDS Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Most parents take their young children regularly for immunization shots that protect against polio, diphtheria, measles, mumps and other diseases. But many do not consider that their college-age children ...
Health Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New University of Cincinnati research has found that fewer parents in the United States vaccinated their children in the wake of concerns about a purported link (now widely discredited) ...
Medications Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |