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5 Crucial Lessons From The U.S. Measles Outbreak

Posted by Anna Almendrala on April 1, 2015 at 16:30 0 Comments

While the United States is overwhelmingly vaccinated against preventable viruses like measles, mumps and rubella (on account of them coming altogether in one shot), there are…

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The Challenge of Defending Child Health

Posted by Andrew John Pollard on March 30, 2015 at 11:30 0 Comments

It is an astonishing fact that, in the European region, the majority of the infectious causes of serious morbidity and mortality in childhood can now be controlled through vaccination, though not all countries yet have a comprehensive programme.…

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5 Crucial Lessons From The U.S. Measles Outbreak

While the United States is overwhelmingly vaccinated against preventable viruses like measles, mumps and rubella (on account of them coming altogether in one shot), there are certain pockets around the country where vaccination rates are dipping below the 95 percent needed to maintain herd immunity. These under-vaccinated communities, coupled with travelers bringing the…See More
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5 Crucial Lessons From The U.S. Measles Outbreak

While the United States is overwhelmingly vaccinated against preventable viruses like measles, mumps and rubella (on account of them coming altogether in one shot), there are certain pockets around the country where vaccination rates are dipping below the 95 percent needed to maintain herd immunity. These under-vaccinated communities, coupled with travelers bringing the…See More
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A blog post by Andrew John Pollard was featured

The Challenge of Defending Child Health

It is an astonishing fact that, in the European region, the majority of the infectious causes of serious morbidity and mortality in childhood can now be controlled through vaccination, though not all countries yet have a comprehensive programme. Indeed, only 3 remaining infections are sufficiently troublesome that they are worth a mention here: respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), group B Streptococcus (GBS) and capsular group B meningococcus (MenB).1)      RSV, the main cause of bronchiolitis,…See More
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Andrew John Pollard posted a blog post

The Challenge of Defending Child Health

It is an astonishing fact that, in the European region, the majority of the infectious causes of serious morbidity and mortality in childhood can now be controlled through vaccination, though not all countries yet have a comprehensive programme. Indeed, only 3 remaining infections are sufficiently troublesome that they are worth a mention here: respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), group B Streptococcus (GBS) and capsular group B meningococcus (MenB).1)      RSV, the main cause of bronchiolitis,…See More
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Media attention to measles outbreaks - will it bring change?

Started by WHO/Europe in Sample Title. Last reply by Catharina Reynen Mar 10. 4 Replies

In a press release today, the WHO Regional Office for Europe called on policy-makers, health care workers and parents to immediately step up vaccination against measles across age groups at risk  (…Continue

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