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2012-07-19 23:02:31

The debate which has raged about the impact of the MMR Vaccine for the past few years was recently rejuvenated. However, based on new theories proposed by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride and a compelling article posted at Health and Wellness portal BeWellBuzz.com, the debate has introduced a new element as to the reason why the link between MMR Vaccine and Autism exists Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 The debate which has raged about the impact of the MMR Vaccine for the past few years has...

2012-06-04 19:21:36

UC health economics research has found that publication of perceived risk linking the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine to autism in the late 1990s seemingly led to declines in the vaccination rate of children. This despite the fact that later studies refuted the existence of an MMR-autism link. 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) between...

2012-04-23 13:04:43

Kaiser Permanente study found no serious reactions to vaccine The herpes zoster vaccine, also known as the shingles vaccine, is generally safe and well tolerated according to a Vaccine Safety Datalink study of 193,083 adults published online in the Journal of Internal Medicine. More than 1 million people develop shingles every year in the United States. Shingles is a painful contagious rash caused by the dormant chickenpox virus which can reactivate and replicate, damaging the nerve...

Cases Of Measles In U.S. Reach High Point
2012-04-20 06:15:48

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com 2011 saw the highest number of cases of measles, the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported recently. 222 cases were reported last year, and 27 U.S cases have already been reported this year. The CDC believes that the surge in cases was due to international travelers and parents who were not vaccinated due to inconvenience or fear of health safety. In information provided by the CDC, in 2000, the U.S. achieved measles elimination but...

2012-04-02 20:33:17

Vaccines for measles were not associated with an increased risk of febrile seizures among 4-6 year olds during the six weeks after vaccination, according to a study by the Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center that appears in the current issue of Pediatrics. Funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the study of 86,750 children follows an earlier study published in Pediatrics that showed one particular combination of measles-containing vaccine – the measles, mumps, rubella and...

Super Bowl Fans May Have Been Exposed To Measles
2012-02-10 09:26:12

Some of the 200,000+ visitors to the Super Bowl Village in Indianapolis last Friday may have been exposed to highly contagious measles, after Indiana state health officials reported that a man with the disease had attended the festivities, reported WISH-TV. Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Gregory Larkin said health officials have notified health departments in New York, Massachusetts and other states of a possible spread of the disease, and that two additional possible cases have...

2011-11-14 23:14:35

Canada should establish a vaccine seroepidemiology surveillance network to better understand the effectiveness of vaccination programs, according to an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj110506.pdf. Many countries, in Europe for example, have well-established national serosurveillance programs, despite differing vaccination practices. Canada, however, lacks a coordinated serosurveillance program despite the...


Latest Mumps Reference Libraries

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2011-02-17 17:26:28

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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