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Omitted data involved vaccine-autism links involving young African-American boys; omission may have altered study outcomes, say whistleblowers. Port Washington,
Giving parents access to a website containing information about the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is the most cost-effective way of increasing its uptake.
A new study published Tuesday in the journal Pediatrics has found that immunization-related side-effects are extremely rare, and that there is no evidence linking them to serious health issues such as leukemia or autism spectrum disorders.
Measles cases in the US have reached a 20-year high, with over 250 confirmed cases having been reported during the first five months of 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Thursday.
Recent measles outbreaks underscore importance of sustaining high vaccination coverage ATLANTA, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CDC estimates that vaccinations will prevent
Children who have been conceived during a severe epidemic are more resistant against other pathogens later in life.
Within an hour of birth it is suggested that children receive their first vaccinations. However, many people balk at the idea of vaccinating their infants and children due to an overwhelming amount of anti-vaccine conspiracy theories.
A news release from Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics discusses a new report on the elimination of measles and similar viruses.
Fifty years after the approval of the extremely effective measles vaccine, the disease still poses a threat to domestic and global health security. On average, 430 children die each day due to measles infection around the world. In 2011, there were about 158,000 deaths attributed to measles.
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