History of Vaccines Blog
Italian Senate Reverses Vaccination Requirements
Just last year, in the midst of ongoing measles outbreaks, Italian lawmakers cracked down on parents who avoided vaccinating their children enrolled in public schools. Parents would be fined if their children were not in compliance with 10 vaccination requirements by age 6.
Measles Threatens Indigenous People in Amazon
Measles in Europe 2018 to Date
35 Measles Deaths in Europe in 12 Month Period
Nov. 1 Screening of Hilleman Documentary
Measles Elimination in the Americas
Sidelined by False Balance on a Local TV Show
I’ve been getting calls from reporters and producers in record numbers in the past weeks as US measles cases have been increasing.
Measles, Disneyland, and a Renegade Pediatrician in the New York Times
I've been closely following, as I'm sure most of you have, the scores of recent measles cases originating from exposures at Disneyland. I wrote about this the other day (and included some information about a lesser-known measles outbreak in a small South Dakota town). Since then, reported cases of measles have climbed.
Final Measles Number in for 2014
The CDC just announced its final 2014 measles case numbers. They have reported 644 cases for 2014, the highest number of measles cases in any year since measles was declared eliminated in 2000. The graph below shows measles cases since 2001 up to November 29, 2014.