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Measles is highly contagious.
Neal Cohen took to Facebook to share his thoughts with "all anti-vaxxers" when he thought his five-month-old daughter had measles.
Recent measles outbreaks in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia have sounded alarm bells for parents. Is my child safe
Last month, the measles outbreak in California Disney parks sent parents into a flurry of panic. So far, 151 people from
It is easy to catch measles by inhaling the droplets or touching your face, mouth, nose or eyes after touching contaminated surfaces. So remember proper hand hygiene is critical to your protection of both measles but is also good practice to prevent common colds and other viruses.
Some childhood vaccines are linked to serious side effects, but they are quite rare and do not include autism, food allergies
Vaccines as we know them are on the way out. On the way in are personalized, precision vaccines, created through a new discipline called vaccinomics that promises to protect a higher proportion of the population at far lower cost and without the real and potential harms that mass vaccination programs inflict on some people. Vaccinomics -- vaccinology informed by genomics -- turns the traditional vaccine model on its head by making the individual the starting point, rather than the end point, in the vaccine creation process. Vaccines work -- or don't -- on the basis of cumulative interactions in our bodies driven by a host of immune response genes and other factors.
The recent outbreaks of measles in Canada and the United States came as a shock to many public health experts but they wouldn't have to Dr. Gregory Poland, one of the world's most admired, most advanced thinkers in the field of vaccinology. The measles vaccine has failed, he explained two years ago in a prescient paper.
In a rare interview that saw Stephen Harper speak out on issues that affect families personally, the Prime Minister gave
For a city currently in the midst of a measles outbreak, hearing that the vaccine doesn't work may not be the message you