(Natural News) Another new case of measles has been identified, this time in Los Angeles County where typhoid fever, tuberculosis, and even bubonic plague are making a comeback thanks to rampant illegal immigration and homelessness. But rather than take a step back and evaluate the facts, authorities are once again freaking out about some people…
NHS England will consider allowing other healthcare settings outside of general practice to offer vaccinations as part of a government strategy to tackle vaccine coverage in the UK.
Over 230 measles cases were reported in the UK in the first quarter of the year.
[ANGOP] Matala -More than 500,000 children aged from six months to five years old, have been vaccinated against poliomyelitis in the provinces of Huambo, Bi é, Cuando Cubango, Cunene and Huíla.
Britain has lost its ‘measles free’ status after three years of being officially clear of the virus. As many as 231 cases were confirmed in the first quarter of this year.
For a long time, viruses have been shown to modify the clinical picture of several autoimmune diseases, including type 1 diabetes (T1D), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Sjögren’s syndrome (SS), herpetic stromal keratitis (HSK), celiac disease (CD), and multiple sclerosis (MS). Best examples of viral infections that have been proposed to modulate the induction and development of autoimmune diseases are the infections with enteric viruses such as Coxsackie B virus (CVB) and rotavirus, as well as influenza A viruses (IAV), and herpesviruses. Other viruses that …
Measles virus (MV) and canine distemper virus (CDV) are highly contagious and deadly, forming part of the morbillivirus genus. The receptor recognition by morbillivirus hemagglutinin (H) is important for determining tissue tropism and host range. Recent reports largely urge caution as regards to the potential expansion of host specificities of morbilliviruses. Nonetheless, the receptor-binding potential in different species of morbillivirus H proteins is largely unknown. Herein, we show that the CDV-H protein binds to the dog signaling lymphocyte activation molecule (SLAM), but not to the huma…
AbstractPopulation attributable fraction (PAF) refers to the proportion of all cases with a particular outcome in a population that could be prevented by eliminating a specific exposure. The authors of a recent paper evaluated the prevalence and estimated the PAFs for risk factors of TB among elderly people in China [Inf Dis Poverty. 2019;8:7]. Confounding is inevitable in observational studies and Levin ’s formula is of limited use in practice for unbiasedly estimating PAF. In a complex survey design, an unbiased estimation of the PAF can be calculated using a sample-weighted version of the Miettinen formula or a sa…
GPs urged to promote ‘catch-up’ programme to tackle poor vaccination uptake Related items fromOnMedica Parental confidence in immunisation programme ‘very high’ Flu jabs to be offered to all children US expert calls for mandatory vaccines UK child health near bottom in Europe MMR catch-up for 10-18-year-olds must continue
Publication date: Available online 16 August 2019Source: The Lancet Respiratory MedicineAuthor(s): Hanif Esmail, Marc C Lipman, Andrew Nunn, Timothy M Walker
Authors: Hon KL, Leung AKC, Leung K, Chan GCF
PMID: 31416996 [PubMed – in process]