Tag Archives: Measles

Measles, mumps and rubella vaccine doesn't cause autism, large study says

A study following more than 650,000 Danish children for over a decade has led researchers to the same conclusion as previous efforts: the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine does not increase a child’s risk of autism. The study, which followed all Danish children born between 1999 and 2010 until 2013, compared the number of vaccinated… Read More »

The measles outbreak, media imagery, and the thoughtful focus of fear

A rapidly escalating measles outbreak near Portland, OR has led local health officials to declare a public health emergency, with 44 confirmed cases, almost all in unimmunized children. Meanwhile, New York and New Jersey have been facing a similar crisis over the past few months, with over 200 confirmed cases of the measles tearing through… Read More »

Measles fears in New Jersey airport

Measles fears in New Jersey airport: Hundreds of travelers may have been exposed to the disease in Newark on Christmas Eve, health officials warn A traveler who flew into Newark Liberty International’s Terminal B from Brussels has been diagnosed with the disease They went through passport check between noon and 4pm Anyone who was there should… Read More »

Measles alert: Were you exposed?

SOME public places in Brisbane have been exposed to measles in a recent confirmed case. Metro North Public Health Unit has confirmed a male in his 30s contracted measles after travelling overseas. Australia’s vaccination rate in top 5 Clerics reject vaccine as ‘unclean’ It has not been disclosed where he travelled from, however he was… Read More »