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*  Saúde Pública - Measles death toll drops Measles death toll drops
According to WHO, the progress indicates that countries can achieve the UN goals of halving global measles deaths by the end of ... In Africa, the region with the highest number of people affected by the disease, the reduction in measles deaths was 35%. ... In 1999, some 869 000 people mostly children died of measles. In 2002, this figure had dropped to an estimated 610 000 people. ... WHO and the United Nation's Children's Fund (UNICEF) announced a global reduction of 30% in deaths from measles between 1999 ...
https://scielosp.org/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0042-96862004000500022&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Urge Merck to revive single-dose measles and mumps vaccines - Guest Commentary - News | American Life League
As the measles outbreak at Disneyland continues to grow, many are wondering how we can increase cooperation between parents and ... The single-dose measles and mumps vaccines, which Merck discontinued in 2009, were a great option for parents who have ... The purpose of this petition is to increase vaccination against measles and mumps by working with the religious beliefs of ... Urge Merck to revive single-dose measles and mumps vaccines January 28, 2015 09:00 AM ...
http://www.all.org/urge-merck-to-revive-single-dose-measles-and-mumps-vaccines/?CategoryId=13&F_All=y&print=y
*  EP 1015886 A1 20000705 - DETECTION OF MEASLES VIRUS-SPECIFIC ANTIBODIES
... antibody in a sample comprising contacting a sample suspected of containing measles virus specific antibody with a measles ... antibody in a sample comprising contacting a sample suspected of containing measles virus specific antibody with a measles ... DETECTION OF MEASLES VIRUS-SPECIFIC ANTIBODIES - [origin: WO9912038A1] The present invention relates to a method for the ... and detecting the presence or absence of said measles virus specific antibody in said sample. Preferably, the expression system ...
https://data.epo.org/gpi/EP1015886A1-DETECTION-OF-MEASLES-VIRUS-SPECIFIC-ANTIBODIES
*  Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis | Medical City Dallas
SSPE is caused either by an altered form of the measles virus or an abnormal immune response to measles. It occurs anywhere ... The best way to prevent SSPE is to get immunized to avoid contracting measles. The measles vaccine is generally given at age 12 ... If you have not been vaccinated, avoid contact with people who are infected with measles until all of their symptoms are gone. ... Campbell H, Andrews N, Brown KE, Miller E. Review of the effect of measles vaccination on the epidemiology of SSPE. Int. J. ...
https://medicalcityhospital.com/hl/?/230558/Subacute-sclerosing-panencephalitis&com.dotmarketing.htmlpage.language=1
*  Sabinet | Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis still occurring in South Africa : clinicians need to remain vigilant :...
... while CSF measles polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tested negative. ... The child's CSF measles IgG was positive, ... The child's CSF measles IgG was positive, while CSF ...
http://journals.co.za/content/m_samj/106/5/EJC188184
*  Eurosurveillance | Approaching measles and rubella elimination in the European Region - need to sustain the gains
Approaching measles and rubella elimination in the European Region - need to sustain the gains * R Martin1, S Deshevoi1, N ... Approaching measles and rubella elimination in the European Region - need to sustain the gains . Euro Surveill. 2009;14(50):pii ... Approaching measles and rubella elimination in the European Region - need to sustain the gains, Page 1 of 1 ...
https://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/ese.14.50.19449-en
*  Measles (Rubeola) | CDC
Measles (rubeola) is a highly contagious virus that can lead to complications. Protect yourself and your family with the MMR ... Prevent Measles with MMR Vaccine. Make sure you and your loved ones are up to date with the measles vaccine, especially if ... Measles Outbreaks Reported to CDC. Measles cases and outbreaks related to unvaccinated international travelers are ongoing in ... Know what to look for in patients that may have measles, when to recommend MMR vaccine, and other details about the virus. ...
https://www.cdc.gov/measles/index.html
*  Chinese medicinal herbs for measles | Cochrane
Chinese medicinal herbs for measles. Measles (rubeola) is an infectious disease caused by multiplication of a single-strand ... Measles is an infectious disease caused by the Morbillivirus. Chinese physicians believe that medicinal herbs are effective in ... There is no RCT evidence for or against Chinese medicinal herbs as a treatment for measles. We hope high-quality, robust RCTs ... Child health , Infectious disease , Respiratory infections: measles, mumps, rubella. Child health , Lungs & airways , ...
http://www.cochrane.org/CD005531/ARI_chinese-medicinal-herbs-for-measles
*  Get Ready: Bring home the magic from your theme park vacation, not the measles
While the United States officially eliminated measles in 2000, unvaccinated travelers can bring measles with them from anywhere ... According to news reports, there are now at least 26 cases of measles in four states that are linked to the outbreak and it may ... In December, the popular California theme park became the host of a measles outbreak.. On Jan. 7, the California Department of ... Vaccines are available to protect us from measles and more than a dozen other serious diseases. Babies and young children - ...
http://getreadyforflu.blogspot.com/2015/01/bring-home-magic-from-your-theme-park.html
*  Measles
But some teens can still get measles. Here are the basics about this very contagious disease. ... Measles is rare in the United States because most kids get the measles vaccine. ... Measles Basics. Measles is best known for the full-body skin rash it causes, but it's not just a skin problem. Measles is ... Preventing Measles. The best way to protect yourself against measles is to get the measles vaccine. Most kids get the vaccine ...
https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/measles.html?WT.ac=ctg
*  Measles
... is best known for the skin rash it causes. Although rare, outbreaks can happen. Getting your kids fully vaccinated is ...
http://kidshealth.org/KHovnanian/en/parents/measles.html?view=rr
*  measles | Infoplease
measles. measles or rubeola ro͞obē´ələ [key], highly contagious disease of young children, caused by a filterable virus and ... Common measles in pregnant women can be a threat to the unborn child, and vaccination of women well before pregnancy is ... One attack of measles confers lifelong immunity. However, it renders the patient susceptible to other more serious infections ... The measles virus has also been associated with subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE), which causes chronic brain disease ...
https://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/medicine/diseases-and-conditions/pathology/measles
*  Measles in Africa
Children are dying because of measles, they are one of the primary killers of children in developing countries. Measles weaken ... Measles is an infectious disease that causes a high fever and a red rash on the skin, mostly occurring in childhood. They ... In conclusion, measles is getting better in Africa! This is because some African countries are near 100% vaccination rates, up ... Do you know that even though a child can survive measles they may suffer blindness, deafness, or brain damage? ...
https://sites.google.com/a/bluedemons.org/measles-in-africa/
*  HashtagVOA: MEASLES
... and some other developed nations have fallen far behind other countries in measles vaccination. On this week's HashtagVOA, ... The Measles is back. Not in rural Africa or South Asia, but in several major cities in the United States! More than 100 people ... The Measles is back. Not in rural Africa or South Asia, but in several major cities in the United States! More than 100 people ... and some other developed nations have fallen far behind other countries in measles vaccination. On this week's HashtagVOA, ...
https://www.voanews.com/a/2637249.html
*  German measles
... thought to be variant of measles  First described … ... Also called as three-day measles/rubella  From Latin meaning ' ... German measles * 1.  Also called as three-day measles/rubella  From Latin meaning 'little red'  Discovered in 18th century ... 8. Diagnosis: doctor suspects whether patient has measles Virus culture/ blood test Recent infection With german measles ... Forscheimer's Spot  enanthem  seen as small, red spots (petechiae) in 20% of patients  similar spots can be seen in measles ...
https://www.slideshare.net/anmelover13/german-measles-26021584
*  Measles | Mass.gov
How is measles spread?. Measles is more easily spread than almost any other disease. The virus that causes measles lives in the ... How can you prevent measles?. *Measles vaccine is usually given in a shot called MMR, which protects against measles, mumps and ... Because measles can look like other diseases that cause a rash, the only sure way to know if you have measles is to get a blood ... What is measles? Measles is a disease caused by a virus that spreads very easily from person to person. It usually lasts a week ...
https://www.mass.gov/service-details/measles
*  Measles questions | New Scientist
The UK measles outbreak in south Wales reminds us how easily near-extinct infections can take hold in pockets of susceptibility ... Measles questions. From Jonathan Read, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool ... The UK measles outbreak in south Wales reminds us how easily near-extinct infections can take hold in pockets of susceptibility ...
https://www.newscientist.com/letter/mg21829150-700-measles-questions/
*  Measles History
References to measles can be found as far back as the 7th century A.D. ... Measles in history was considered to be a life event that almost all children went through. ... The history of measles underwent a sea change in 1963 with the advent of the measles vaccine. The number of measles cases ... Measles in history was considered to be a life event that almost all children went through. References to measles can be found ...
https://www.news-medical.net/health/Measles-History.aspx
*  Measles
... , also known as rubeola, is an infection caused by a virus. It is very contagious. It can be very serious in young ... Preventing measles. The best protection against measles is the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine. It is a good idea to ... Cases of measles should be reported to the local Health Department.. Measles is easily passed to others. Children infected with ... has been exposed to measles and has not been immunized.. *is exposed to measles and has a weakened immune system due to illness ...
https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/conditions/measles
*  Measles. - PubMed - NCBI
Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by measles virus and is one of the most devastating infectious diseases of man-- ... Recent measles outbreaks in sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, and the USA show the ease with which measles virus can re-enter ... Remarkable progress in reducing the number of people dying from measles has been made through measles vaccination, with an ... measles was responsible for millions of deaths annually worldwide before the introduction of the measles vaccines. ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21855993
*  Measles | The BMJ
Measles. Br Med J 1947; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.4535.928 (Published 06 December 1947) Cite this as: Br Med J 1947; ...
http://www.bmj.com/content/2/4535/928.1
*  Measles | The BMJ
Measles. Br Med J 1955; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.4926.1389 (Published 04 June 1955) Cite this as: Br Med J 1955;1: ...
http://www.bmj.com/content/1/4926/1389.1
*  ISDH: Measles 2001
Only six cases of measles were reported in Indiana from 1994-2000 (See Figure Meas1 for Measles Incidence 1994-2001). All six ... which was serologically confirmed as measles. Again, the baby was infected at the orphanage, which was experiencing a measles ... Four cases of measles were reported as confirmed in Indiana during 2001, all of which were a result of travel to foreign ... In recent years, almost all cases of measles reported in the U.S. can be traced directly or indirectly to foreign travel or ...
http://in.gov/isdh/22649.htm
*  Measles --- United States, 2004
... Measles is a highly infectious, acute viral illness that can cause severe pneumonia, diarrhea ... As long as measles is endemic in most countries worldwide, sustaining measles elimination in the United States will require ... The epidemiology of measles in 2004 confirms the previous finding that endemic transmission of measles virus has been ... Measles, mumps, and rubella---vaccine use and strategies for elimination of measles, rubella, and congenital rubella syndrome ...
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5448a1.htm
*  Measles alert
Home , Measles alert. Published:Saturday , January 31, 2015 , 12:00 AM. JAMAICAN HEALTH authorities yesterday issued an urgent ... "Measles is caused by a virus and is highly contagious. It is spread through direct contact and through the air ... . ... The warning by the health ministry comes in the wake of the current measles outbreak across the United States and in Mexico. ... According to the health ministry, the first and most common symptoms of measles include fever, conjunctivitis or sore eyes, and ...
http://jamaica-gleaner.com/print/527576