Articles for Tag: "measles"

U.S. measles outbreak reaches highest level in 20 years 
U.S. measles outbreak reaches highest level in 20 years
“If someone walks through a room, those viral particles stay in the room for more than 2 hours.”
Here’s why a doctor says vaccines are critical 
Here’s why a doctor says vaccines are critical
He has a simple message as measles outbreaks return
Parents becoming more supportive of vaccines 
Parents becoming more supportive of vaccines
An increasing number of moms and dads want to see stricter school policies.
Australia cuts benefits for parents who don’t vaccinate 
Australia cuts benefits for parents who don’t vaccinate
Government benefits will not be offered to parents of kids who don’t get shots.
Increased risk of measles for kids with cancer 
Increased risk of measles for kids with cancer
With weakened immune systems, these children are at an increased risk for this serious illness.
Online comments sway opinions on vaccinations  Featured
Online comments sway opinions on vaccinations
People are listening and making decisions based on Internet chatter on this hot topic.
Should my kids get vaccinated? 
Should my kids get vaccinated?
Here’s one physician’s perspective on the importance of measles shots.