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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.
Canada should establish a vaccine seroepidemiology surveillance network to better understand the effectiveness of vaccination programs.
A report on over 1,000 research articles has found that few health problems are caused by or clearly associated with vaccines.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state Department of Health is advising the public of potential exposure to a case of measles in Berks, Bucks, Delaware and Lehigh counties. This possible exposure is in direct link to the July 11 exposure previously reported at the Rite Aid Drug Store, 3145 Main St., in Morgantown, Berks County. A person who has been diagnosed as possibly having measles may have exposed other people to the disease on the following dates at these...
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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