Tag: Mumps


Public health leaders issue statement asserting its commitment to vaccine acceptance

May 31, 2019

Via: The Medical News

On Thursday, an international coalition of public health leaders including CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) Dean Ayman El-Mohandes and Senior Scholar Scott Ratzan issued a statement asserting its commitment to vaccine acceptance around the […]


Child vaccination levels falling short in large parts of Africa

April 11, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Geographers from the University’s WorldPop group found diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccination levels in Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Mozambique and also in Cambodia, southeast Asia, fall short of the 80 per cent threshold recommended […]

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MMR vaccine does not cause autism, even in those most at risk

March 7, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The furor surrounding vaccines and their relationship with autism has been rumbling along for decades. A paper published in 1998 first described a link between the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism. Both the findings and the lead […]


Knowledge about risk of meningitis among teens remains worryingly low, survey reveals

September 25, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Just one in ten parents and young people aged 14-18 are aware that teenagers are among the most at-risk for contracting meningitis, according to new research from GSK. As part of GSK’s Tackle Meningitis campaign, in partnership with former England […]