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Picture of the Month

Feeling a little warm on this glorious Fourth of July? Here’s a photo to cool you off! 15 more words

Vaccination happened

I went to see my family doctor on Tuesday. I developed a funny rash on my face, near my nose so I wanted to know what was going on. 294 more words

Why Japan banned the MMR Vaccine in 1993

Japanese Government Continues to Ban the MMR Vaccine

Written By:

Missy Fluegge

The Japanese are regarded as some of the healthiest, longest living people on Earth. 205 more words


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Trimming the tree on Christmas Eve degenerates into sibling squabbles over tinsel icicles until they find the stocking for Baby Krista. 330 more words

Measles outbreak across Europe

Measles is spreading across Europe wherever immunisation coverage has dropped, the World Health Organization is warning.

The largest outbreaks are being seen in Italy and Romania. 569 more words


Deadly measles outbreak spreads in Europe as vaccinations fall

Romania has seen nearly 2,000 cases of measles since February 2016, World Health Organization data shows.

The country’s vaccination rate is 86 per cent, well below the 95 per cent recommended for “herd immunity” against infectious disease. 334 more words


Evaluation of Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccination Among Newly Arrived Refugees

Lee et al.’s paper, “Evaluation of Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccination Among Newly Arrived Refugees (2017) evaluated the the overall connection of vaccination information for refugees vaccinated overseas with the US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. 95 more words