Tag archive for ‘MMR vaccine’
By Robert On Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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SUNY Geneseo mumps cases up to 17, all fully vaccinated

The number of confirmed mumps cases reported at the State University of New York at Geneseo, or SUNY Geneseo has climbed to 17, according to school officials Friday. This includes 11 off-campus and six on-campus More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Romania measles outbreak grows, officials lower age to give vaccine

The measles outbreak in Romania has more than doubled since late October, according to Romania’s Ministry of Health. The outbreak tally has grown to 1,725, up from about 800 a month and a half ago. Measles More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

The Difference Between Vaccine Injury Compensation and Personal Injury Cases Explained

Awareness of the anti-vaccination movement may have only become widespread in recent years, but its roots go way back to the 60s and 70s. Today, the movement’s popularity can be attributed to the ease of spreading More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Kansas officials report two measles cases

PRESS RELEASE Olathe, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) have confirmed two cases of measles in Johnson County, Kan. More...

By Robert On Sunday, May 18th, 2014
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Ohio measles and mumps outbreaks continues to rise

In an update on the outbreaks of two vaccine preventable diseases in Ohio, health officials released numbers to show that both the measles and mumps outbreaks continue to grow. According to a Friday Columbus Public More...

By Robert On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Measles outbreak strikes NYC, 16 cases reported in northern Manhattan, the Bronx

The New York City Health Department announced today that it has identified 16 cases of measles in northern Manhattan and the Bronx. Measles rashImage/CDC Seven adult cases and 9 pediatric cases have been identified More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 16th, 2013
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Japan: Rubella cases top 14,000 for 2013

The number of cases of Rubella, or German measles, has topped the 14,000 mark, with the highest number of cases being reported from the Osaka and Tokyo Metropolis Prefectures, according to a Centers for Disease More...

By Robert On Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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Wales measles outbreak at 1170 cases, vaccination urged for young people and children

With the measles outbreak in Mid and West Wales eclipsing 1,000 cases and Wales as a whole reporting 1,170 cases, health officials urge MMR vaccination for children and young people aged between 10 and 18. Map of More...

By Robert On Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Wales measles outbreak approaches 700 cases, fingers pointed at discredited Wakefield Study

According to an agency news release, at least 6,000 children remain unvaccinated in the county of Swansea and parents, carers and communities continue to be urged to ensure that all children receive the two doses More...

By Robert On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
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Swansea, Wales measles outbreak reaches 620 cases

With no apparent sign of slowing, the measles outbreak with its epicenter in the coastal city of Swansea, Wales has grown to 620 cases, according to a Public Health Wales (PHW) news release April 9. Image/CIA The More...

By Robert On Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Measles outbreak declared in Northern Ireland

Measles Image/CDC Irish health officials have declared an outbreak of measles after four cases of the disease were detected in children in south Belfast this past week, according to a Public Health Agency (PHA) More...



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