Tag Archives: Measles

Fears measles vaccines may be ’waning’

Fears are emerging that vaccines may be becoming less effective against measles after more than a dozen vaccinated Victorians contracted the disease. Research published in the Clinical Infectious Diseases journal found that 13 people who were hospitalised with measles between 2014 and 2017 had already been vaccinated against the disease at least once in the… Read More »

Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict

Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami are the cities most likely to see the next measles outbreaks, according to an unusual new study. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and Johns Hopkins University mapped the 25 American counties most at risk of measles because of their vaccine-exemption rates and proximity to airports. A similar… Read More »