Mumps in young adults: the canary in the coal mine
- Recent Resurgence of Mumps in the United States. // Access;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p61
The article reports on the outbreak of mumps in the U. S. in 2006 after a second dose vaccine. After low reports of mumps following vaccinations in 1990, cases amounting to 6,584 were reported mostly among midwestern college-age adults in 2006. The article mentions that a change in vaccine...
- KÄ±zamÄ±k KÄ±zamÄ±kÃ§Ä±k Kabakulak (KKK) AÅŸÄ±sÄ±. Seçmeer, Gülten; Oğuz, Sinan // Journal of Pediatric Infection / Cocuk Enfeksiyon Dergisi;Sep2008 Supplement, Vol. 2, p115
Measles, mumps and rubella are important infectious diseases in childhood which can cause mortality and morbidity. Protection by vaccine is possible, so the World Health Organization proposes vaccination. Combination of vaccines are used for routine immunization because they are much easier to...
- Long-Term Persistence of Mumps Antibody after Receipt of 2 Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR)Vaccinations and Antibody Response after a Third MMR Vaccination among a University Population. Date, Anand A.; Kyaw, Moe H.; Rue, Alison M.; Klahn, Julie; Obrecht, LeAnn; Krohn, Terry; Rowland, Josh; Rubin, Steve; Safranek, Thomas J.; Bellini, William J.; Dayan, Gustavo H. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;6/15/2008, Vol. 197 Issue 12, p1662
Background. High attack rates among vaccinated young adults reported during the 2006 mumps outbreak in the United States heightened concerns regarding mumps vaccine failure. Methods. Serum specimens from university students and staff were tested for mumps immunoglobulin (Ig) G by enzyme...
- VETAID begins vaccination campaign in Somaliland. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;6/14/2008, Vol. 162 Issue 24, p767
The article reports that the Scottish-based international development organization VETAID has begun a mass vaccination campaign in western Somaliland. It mentions that VETAID estimates between 55 to 66 percent of livestock in the area were lost and more than 2000 families have become destitute....
- Vaccination Week of the Americas, April 24--30, 2004. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/16/2004, Vol. 53 Issue 14, p310
Announces that the countries in the Americas will participate in the Vaccination Week of the Americas (VWA) from April 24 to 30, 2004. Goals of the VWA; Target group for vaccination; Number of people who will be given vaccines.
- BCG vaccine. // Reactions Weekly;1/10/2009, Issue 1234, p10
The article describes the case of a 6-month-old girl who developed plaques at the vaccination site after vaccination with Bacillus Calmette-GuÃ©rin (BCG) vaccine. Multiple plaques appeared on her face and extremities. A plaque biopsy revealed parakeratotic hyperkeratosis with thinning of...
- High-Risk Immunization Strategies for Multiethnic Regions. Fuzhong Nian; Tong Liu // Abstract & Applied Analysis;2014, p1
In the Multiethnic regions, like the west of China, because of the difference of religious beliefs, ethnic customs, and mode of production, the contacts and relationships are also different. The epidemic characteristics of these regions are different from other places. Based on the background,...
- Vaccines in the public eye. Ritvo, Paul; Wilson, Kumanan; Willms, Dennis; Upshur, Ross; Goldman, Adam; Kelvin, David; Rosenthal, Kenneth L.; Rinfret, Aline; Kaul, Rupert; Krahn, Murray // Nature Medicine;Apr2005 Supplement, Vol. 11, p20
Preventive vaccines are widely acknowledged as the best hope for protection against infectious pathogens such as avian flu, HIV and SARS. As a result, they have received much recent attention in the media that has exposed some of the challenges involved in optimally using vaccine technology.
- Part II: Childhood vaccinations. Diggle, Linda // Practice Nurse;6/13/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p67
Reports on the Learning to Support Practice series focusing on vaccination for children. Discussion on vaccination and immunization; Phases of vaccine development; Types of vaccines; Contraindications to vaccination.