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ANY LAB TEST NOW® provides proof of immunity required by colleges and technical schools for admission this fall through MMR titers, varicella titers and other lab tests. Alpharetta,
Among children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) who had undergone primary immunization, the use of a measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) booster compared with no booster did not result in worse JIA disease activity.
Public Health England (PHE) announced a few weeks ago that measles cases in England in the first three months of 2013 reached a staggering 587 by the end of March, following a record annual high of nearly 2,000 cases in 2012.
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 by the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Are There Alternatives to Childhood Vaccines? Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water interview of June 4, 2012 with Linderman Unleashed host Curt Linderman. Grants
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.
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.
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...