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Canada and many Western countries lack experience in mass immunization campaigns necessary to fight H1N1 influenza, experts say. Dr.
Health experts said Wednesday that mumps has made a comeback in parts of Europe in the past year with outbreaks in Britain, the Balkans and Moldova.
Researchers said on Tuesday that one in 20 children whose parents do not get them vaccinated against whooping cough catch the highly contagious illness.
Departments Urge Public to Self-Report Suspected Measles HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health, in coordination with the Allegheny County Health Department and UPMC's Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh today confirmed they are investigating four confirmed cases of measles seen at Children's Hospital.
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A British doctor says he did not manipulate data that concluded vaccines against measles, mumps and rubella potentially could cause autism. Publication of Andrew Wakefield's research a decade ago is linked to a 12 percent drop in the number of children being vaccinated in Britain, The Sunday Times of London reported. Because fewer parents let their children be vaccinated, England and Wales last year saw 1,348 cases of measles with two deaths, compared with 56 cases and no deaths in 1998, The...
Britain could face a measles epidemic because of parental reluctance to use the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, health officials said. There were 1,348 measles cases last year in England and Wales, up from 990 in 2007, The Daily Mail reported Friday. The newspaper said the decline in vaccinations is attributed to unfounded concerns the MMR vaccine may be linked to autism. Britain's Health Protection Agency said there is a very real chance of an epidemic of measles. Measles should not be...
A World Health Organization (WHO) study published on Monday said, more children in Germany must be vaccinated against measles to prevent another widespread outbreak.
Mumps virus causes mumps which is a common childhood disease characterized by swelling of the parotid glands and other epithelial tissues causing high morbidity in some cases deafness. Infection is currently restricted to humans while the virus is transmitted by direct contact, droplet spread, or via contaminated objects. It is a vaccine preventable disease although significant outbreaks have occurred in recent years in regions with high levels of vaccination. The virus belongs to the genus...
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