A measles outbreak in West Africa could potentially take as many lives as Ebola if vaccinations don’t increase, a new study suggests.
More and more, parents are pressuring doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes measles as “a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Measles starts with a fever, runny nose, […]
Within the last month, over 70 cases of measles have occurred in six states across the U.S as well as Mexico, and the specifics of its spread rest in pubic health and the growing anti-vaccination movement.
With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
An Australian author is being slammed for penning a children’s book about how vaccines are ineffective.
Health officials say last year was the worst year for measles in the U.S. in 15 years.