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Federal health officials are urging parents to continue to trust vaccine safety as U.S. toddlers got the recommended vaccinations against childhood diseases at record levels in 2007.
At least 90 percent of U.S. children have been vaccinated for all one of the individual vaccines in the recommended series, health officials said. Estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that more than 77 percent of U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New research further debunks any link between measles vaccine and autism, work that comes as the nation is experiencing a surge in measles cases fueled by children left unvaccinated.
By LAURAN NEERGAARD By Lauran Neergaard The Associated Press WASHINGTON New research further debunks any link between the measles vaccine and autism, work that comes as the nation is experiencing a surge in measles cases fueled by children left unvaccinated.
A U.S. team of experts said on Tuesday that with careful monitoring, even children who have had allergic reactions to a vaccine could still be vaccinated.
Cases of chickenpox -- a disease that was once nearly universal -- have fallen 57% to 90% in communities across the USA since a vaccine was introduced in 1995, a new report shows.
At least 116 people infected in mumps outbreak in western Canada OTTAWA, Aug.
Canadian health officials in British Columbia say an outbreak of mumps near Vancouver is being spread by religious groups opposed to vaccinations. The outbreak began in February and is now nearing 200 confirmed cases in the southern part of the province, the Vancouver Sun reported Tuesday. Dr.
By S Hodson PUBLIC opinion seems to be that parents who decide not to vaccinate their children with the MMR vaccine are jeopardising the health of the country's children and helping measles, mumps and rubella to become prevalent again with disastrous consequences.
By Associated Press ATLANTA -- Measles cases in the U.S. are at the highest level in more than a decade, with nearly half of those involving children whose parents rejected vaccination, health officials reported Thursday.
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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