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*  India accelerating efforts to eliminate measles and control rubella by 2020, convenes expert group to recommend measures
Dr T Jacob John, Co-Chair of the expert advisory group on measles and rubella to the Government of India, said, "measles ... and make progress in the fight against measles and rubella. "India's measles and rubella vaccination campaign is a truly ... Measles is one of the major causes of death in children and the public health importance of rubella is due to congenital ... Measles deaths have declined by 51% from an estimated 100,000 in the year 2000 to 49 000 in 2015. This has been possible by ...
  http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=158542
*  Measles Outbreak ---- Netherlands, April 1999--January 2000
... On June 21, 1999, a cluster of five cases of measles was reported ... Measles notification and vaccination began in 1976 in the Netherlands, where measles epidemics have occurred every 5--7 years: ... Measles, mumps, and rubella----vaccine use and strategies for elimination of measles, rubella, and congenital rubella syndrome ... Measles: a strategic framework for the elimination of measles in the European Region, February 1997. Copenhagen, Denmark: World ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm4914a2.htm
*  Measles And Rubella Virus Vaccine Live (Intramuscular Route, Injection Route) Before Using - Mayo Clinic
Measles (also known as coughing measles, hard measles, morbilli, red measles, rubeola, and 10-day measles) is an infection that ... Measles and rubella virus vaccine live is an active immunizing agent used to prevent infection by the measles and rubella ... If measles and rubella vaccine is to be given to a child, the child should be at least 12 months of age. This is to make sure ... For prevention of measles and rubella: * Adults and children 12 months of age and older-One dose injected under the skin. ...
  https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/measles-and-rubella-virus-vaccine-live-intramuscular-route-injection-route/before-using/drg-20062133?p=1
*  St. Luke's - Measles! Am I at risk? Do I need measles vaccine?
... measles vaccine or measles vaccine of unknown type should be revaccinated with at least one dose of live attenuated measles ... What should I do if I'm unsure whether I'm immune to measles?. If you're unsure whether you're immune to measles, you should ... What kind of vaccine is given to prevent measles?. The MMR vaccine prevents measles and 2 other viral diseases-mumps and ... Measles can cause severe health complications, including pneumonia, encephalitis, and death. Measles is transmitted by contact ...
  https://www.stlukesonline.org/blogs/st-lukes/health-and-wellness/2015/feb/measles-am-i-at-risk-do-i-need-measles-vaccine
*  New study shows measles immunization may prevent fatal brain infection ( A new study has found wild-type measles...)
The fact that 12 SSPE patients identified in the study had measles bet...,New,study,shows,measles,immunization,may,prevent, ... The researchers discovered wild-type measles virus in brain tissues fr... ... A new study has found wild-type measles virus in tissues from patients...Because persons have apparently contracted SSPE ... New study shows measles immunization may prevent fatal brain infection. A new study has found wild-type measles virus in ...
  http://www.bio-medicine.org/biology-news/New-study-shows-measles-immunization-may-prevent-fatal-brain-infection-1643-1/
*  Indiana Immunization Coalition » Measles
Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the measles virus. The disease is also called rubeola. Measles ... For every 1,000 children who get measles, one or two will die. Adults can also get measles especially if they are not ... Other rash-causing diseases often confused with measles include roseola (roseola infantum) and rubella (German measles). ... About one out of 10 children with measles also gets an ear infection, and up to one out of 20 gets pneumonia. ...
  http://vaccinateindiana.org/diseaseinfo/measles/
*  Measles --- United States, January 1--April 25, 2008
... measles occur each year worldwide. The 2008 upsurge in measles cases serves as a reminder that measles is still imported into ... Measles --- United States, January 1--April 25, 2008. Measles, a highly contagious acute viral disease, can result in serious ... Patients with measles frequently seek medical care, and emergency departments are common sites of measles transmission (4). To ... The Swiss measles outbreak started in Lucerne, where the measles vaccination coverage level in children is 78%, and spread ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm57e501a1.htm?s_cid=mm57e501a1_e
*  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
*  Philippines measles cases top 500 for 2015 - Outbreak News Today
2 thoughts on "Philippines measles cases top 500 for 2015". * Pingback: Philippines, China see increases in measles during past ... Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that mainly affects children. It is transmitted via droplets from the nose, mouth ... Measles case reported in Melbourne, likely acquired overseas * Salmonella outbreak linked to Frozen Shredded Coconut: 25 cases ... Measles can be prevented by immunization. There is no specific treatment, and most people recover within 2-3 weeks. However, ...
  http://outbreaknewstoday.com/philippines-measles-cases-top-500-for-2015-2015/
*  Measles - Part 2
So it is time to re-publish some facts about measles and the measles vaccine that the mainstream media does not seem to want to ... Is the Measles Vaccine the CAUSE of Measles Outbreak in Pakistan?. Medicine Watch. ... Gregory Poland now says the measles-containing MMR shot often fails to protect against measles and that recently reported ... Outspoken Vaccine Advocate States Measles Vaccine Can't Prevent Measles Outbreaks. Medicine Watch, Videos. ...
  https://healthimpactnews.com/tag/measles/page/2/
*  Following in the footsteps of smallpox: can we achieve the global eradication of measles? - LSHTM Research Online | London...
... in 2000 there were about 30 million measles infections worldwide and 777,000 measles-related deaths. The history of smallpox ... As the measles virus has only one genetic serotype which is relatively stable over time, the same basic vaccine can be used ... Morgan, OW; (2004) Following in the footsteps of smallpox: can we achieve the global eradication of measles? BMC Int Health Hum ... DISCUSSION: Like smallpox, measles virus has several biological characteristics that favour eradication. Humans are the only ...
  http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/13176/
*  Vaccinate Your Baby : Measles
Measles. Click on the photo above to open the Measles page from the Vaccine-Preventable Diseases eBook!. The Disease. Measles ... Measles photos can be found on the CDC website.. Measles spreads when a person infected with the measles virus breathes, coughs ... According to the CDC, there are currently a record number of measles cases in the U.S. In 2014, 644 cases of measles were ... The majority of people who got measles were unvaccinated. And almost all measles cases were related to unvaccinated U.S. ...
  http://www.vaccinateyourbaby.org/why/history/measles.cfm
*  Measles And Rubella Virus Vaccine Live (Intramuscular Route, Injection Route) Description and Brand Names - Mayo Clinic
Measles (also known as coughing measles, hard measles, morbilli, red measles, rubeola, and 10-day measles) is an infection that ... Measles and rubella virus vaccine live is an active immunizing agent used to prevent infection by the measles and rubella ... If measles and rubella vaccine is to be given to a child, the child should be at least 12 months of age. This is to make sure ... While immunization against measles and rubella is recommended for all persons 12 months of age and older, it is especially ...
  https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/measles-and-rubella-virus-vaccine-live-intramuscular-route-injection-route/description/drg-20062133
*  TKS Publisher | Vaccines: measles cases rise in Germany and Italy
Measles cases rise up all over Europe, with already 504 measles cases in Germnay according to the latest figures by the ... Talking about measles, the WHO reported that since the introduction of the two doses of anti-measles vaccine across Europe the ... Also Italy* has seen data risen up and recorded nearly three times more measles cases so far this year than for all of 2016, ... Probably to cut down numbers in these endemic countries it is necessary to screen that also the second dose of the measles ...
  http://www.teknoscienze.com/vaccine-measles-cases-rise-in-germany-and-italy/
*  "Educating the Colchester Community About Measles and its Prevention" by Phildrich Teh
In recent years however, the U.S. has seen an alarming rate of measles cases. The increasing number of measles cases per year ... Since the introduction of the measles vaccine in 1967, incidence of measles in the United States has drastically decreased: by ... Over the last decade, measles cases per year has been limited to a median of 70. ... Measles is a highly contagious disease with potential complications ranging from diarrhea, pneumonia, otits media, uveitis, and ...
  https://scholarworks.uvm.edu/fmclerk/54/
*  Me, Mickey, and Measles | HealthMap
What is Measles?. Measles is a vaccine-preventable, highly communicable (easy to spread) disease caused by the measles virus. ... Re-Emergence of Measles in the United States An ongoing measles outbreak in California has drawn lots of media attention, but ... The characteristic measles rash appears within about 14 days following exposure. Individuals with measles are infectious from ... and a measles vaccination is not required for travel to the United States. When measles reaches a population where even a small ...
  http://www.healthmap.org/site/node/1152
*  Ukraine measles outbreak prompts CDC travel notice - Outbreak News Today
1 dose of measles vaccine) and children 1 year of age or older (2 doses of measles vaccine). Clinicians should keep measles in ... Measles virus is highly contagious and can remain so for up to 2 hours in the air or on surfaces. Symptoms of measles are rash ... CDC recommends that travelers to Ukraine protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles. Getting measles ... A measles outbreak has been reported by health officials in Ukraine. The most recent data in 2017 shows that as of the end of ...
  http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ukraine-measles-outbreak-prompts-cdc-travel-notice-38725/
*  The Measles Epidemic That Isn't! Infectious Diseases Society of America Seems to Be in The Business of Fear-Mongering - Dr...
Measles is not a significant risk here in the USA. We have had no deaths - NONE - caused by measles in the past decade. ... A look at the CDC data found here shows that the "epidemic" of measles that was blamed on Disneyland is over. Measles rates for ... are susceptible to measles primarily because they haven't received the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine, or have ... The Measles Epidemic That Isn't! Infectious Diseases Society of America Seems to Be in The Business of Fear-Mongering. October ...
  http://paulthomasmd.com/2015/10/13/the-measles-epidemic-that-isnt-infectious-diseases-society-of-america-seems-to-be-in-the-business-of-fear-mongering/
*  "The upsurge of SSPE--a reflection of national measles immunization sta" by Shahnaz Ibrahim, Nida Amjad et al.
However, an upsurge has been seen lately in our part of the world owing to inadequate measles immunization coverage. At the ... Previously undertaken Measles Supplementary Immunization Activity were a failure in terms of providing the expected cover ... The increasing numbers of SSPE that we reported over the past half decade suggest an underlying periodic measles epidemic in ... reinforcement and strengthening of primary immunization and mandatory two-dose measles vaccination for all children nationwide ...
  https://ecommons.aku.edu/pakistan_fhs_mc_women_childhealth_paediatr/219/
*  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
... is best known for the skin rash it causes. Although rare, outbreaks can happen. Getting your kids fully vaccinated is ... For most, measles protection is part of the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR) or measles-mumps-rubella-varicella vaccine ( ... Measles vaccine usually is not given to infants younger than 12 months old. But if there's a measles outbreak, or a child will ... About Measles. Measles, also called rubeola, is a highly contagious respiratory infection that's caused by a virus. It causes a ...
  http://kidshealth.org/NicklausChildrens/en/parents/measles.html
*  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