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ALLMedicine™ Measles Center

Research & Reviews  3,530 results

Identifying immunity gaps for measles using Belgian serial serology data.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2022.05.009
Vaccine Schenk J, Abrams S et. al.

May 20th, 2022 - Vaccine-preventable diseases, such as measles, have been re-emerging in countries with moderate to high vaccine uptake. It is increasingly important to identify and close immunity gaps and increase coverage of routine childhood vaccinations, inclu...

Tetanus seroprotection among children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2013-2014.
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268703
PloS One; Cheng A, Ghanem-Uzqueda A et. al.

May 20th, 2022 - Tetanus is a potentially fatal disease that is preventable through vaccination. While the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has continued to improve implementing routine vaccination activities throughout the country, they have struggled to ma...

Low post-transplant measles and varicella titers among pediatric liver transplant recip...
https://doi.org/10.1111/petr.14322
Pediatric Transplantation; Liman AYJ, Wozniak LJ et. al.

May 19th, 2022 - Vaccine preventable illnesses are important sources of morbidity, mortality, and increased healthcare costs in pediatric LT recipients. Our aim was to measure the seroprevalence of antibodies to measles and VZV in this population. We conducted a r...

Forming and updating vaccination beliefs: does the continued effect of misinformation d...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9116078
Cognitive Processing; Pluviano S, Watt C et. al.

May 19th, 2022 - People may cling to false facts even in the face of updated and correct information. The present study confronted misconceptions about the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and a novel, fictitious Zika vaccine. Two experiments are reported, exami...

Immune Function and Response to Vaccination After Cancer Therapy in Pediatric Patients
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04948619

May 16th, 2022 - This study is a prospective, randomized trial. The target population is all patients between the ages of 2 and 21 years of age who complete cancer directed systemic therapy for any malignant diagnosis at the center over a 2 to 3-year time frame. T...

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Guidelines  3 results

Global Progress Against Measles Threatened Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/s1110-measles-progress.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Nov 10th, 2021 - The largest increase in unvaccinated children in 20 years and critical gaps in disease surveillance increase risk of measles outbreaks, putting lives at risk: WHO, CDC

The Need to Optimize Adolescent Immunization.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-4186
Pediatrics Bernstein HH, Bocchini JA et. al.

Feb 9th, 2017 - The adolescent period heralds the pediatric patient's transition into adulthood. It is a time of dynamic development during which effective preventive care measures can promote safe behaviors and the development of lifelong health habits. One of t...

Vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, and herpes zoster: immunization guidel...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22086887
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association; Hendriksz T, Malouf P et. al.

Dec 7th, 2011 - Although vaccinations are most commonly associated with the pediatric population, it is important for healthcare professionals to be familiar with the vaccines that are recommended for adults. The authors discuss 3 vaccines-the measles, mumps, and...

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Drugs  19 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  82 results

Immune Function and Response to Vaccination After Cancer Therapy in Pediatric Patients
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04948619

May 16th, 2022 - This study is a prospective, randomized trial. The target population is all patients between the ages of 2 and 21 years of age who complete cancer directed systemic therapy for any malignant diagnosis at the center over a 2 to 3-year time frame. T...

MV-NIS or Investigator's Choice Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Ovarian, Fallopian, or Peritoneal Cancer
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02364713

Apr 12th, 2022 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. Compare clinical efficacy of Arm A (MV-NIS therapy) and Arm B (standard cytotoxic chemotherapy), as measured by overall survival (OS). SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. Compare progression-free survival (PFS), overall survival at 12 m...

Meningococcal Serogroup ACYWX Conjugate Vaccine in Comparison With MenACWY-TT Conjugate Vaccine
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05093829

Apr 7th, 2022 - Meningococcal meningitis, caused by invasive strains of Neisseria meningitidis, is a major public health concern because of its considerable morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Case fatality during meningococcal meningitis epidemics can...

Modified Measles Virus (MV-NIS) for Children and Young Adults With Recurrent Medulloblastoma or Recurrent ATRT
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02962167

Mar 25th, 2022 - This is an open label, multi-center, Phase I study to assess the safety of administering MV-NIS directly into the tumor bed (for locally recurrent medulloblastoma or ATRT patients) or into the subarachnoid space (for disseminated recurrent medullo...

OPV as Potential Protection Against COVID-19
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04445428

Mar 18th, 2022 - Since the 1960s, studies have shown that oral polio vaccine (OPV) may have beneficial non-specific effects, reducing morbidity and mortality from other infections than polio. Such beneficial non-specific effect have been observed for other live va...

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News  1,039 results

When Africans Asked for COVID Shots, They Didn't Get Them. Now They Don't Want Them
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974184

May 19th, 2022 - DAKAR/ACCRA (Reuters) - It's noisy inside the Mamprobi clinic in Accra as kids clamber over their mothers while they wait to get their measles vaccines. Outside, an area reserved for COVID-19 shots is empty. A health worker leans back in his chair...

WHO, UNICEF Warn About Increased Risk of Measles Outbreaks
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/973272

May 2nd, 2022 - The World Health Organization and United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund are warning about a heightened risk of measles spreading and triggering larger outbreaks this year. Worldwide cases are up nearly 80% so far over last year, t...

Africa Seeing Uptick in COVID Cases Driven by South Africa, WHO Says
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/972870

Apr 29th, 2022 - JOHANNESBURG/NAIROBI/DAKAR (Reuters) - Africa is seeing an uptick in COVID-19 infections, largely driven by a doubling in cases reported in South Africa, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, urging people across the continent to continu...

Measles Cases Jump 79% in 2022 After COVID Hit Vaccination Campaigns
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/972803

Apr 28th, 2022 - LONDON (Reuters) - Measles cases jumped by 79% in the first two months of this year compared to 2021, after COVID-19 and lockdowns disrupted child vaccination campaigns around the world, according to data from UNICEF and the World Health Organizat...

Routine Childhood Vaccinations Dropped 1% During Pandemic
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/972624

Apr 22nd, 2022 - The vaccination rate among kindergartners fell to around 94% during the 2020-21 school year, a drop of about 1% from the previous school year, the CDC said Thursday. Nationally, 93.9% of children received two doses of measles, mumps, and rubella v...

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Patient Education  23 results see all →