Measles outbreak in United States and Europe: The dangerous result of science-denial

Measles outbreak in United States and Europe: The dangerous result of science-denial

The measles virus is untreatable. In about 30 percent of affected patients, many of whom are infants and children, complications can lead to blindness, as well as pneumonia and inflammation of the brain—both of which are potentially fatal. Despite the availability of a safe and effective vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

Measles vaccine without the injection: a big step forward!

Measles vaccine without the injection: a big step forward!

Globally, measles is the leading cause of death in young children. In 2013, the World Health Organization documented 145,700 measles-related deaths worldwide. Did that get your attention? Now consider the most recent outbreaks in the United States, and you understand what the fuss is all about. But now, researchers may have found a way to […]