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Measles is a highly contagious, serious disease caused by a virus. It remains a leading cause of death among young children globally, despite the availability of a safe and effective vaccine. An estimated 197 000 people died from measles in 2007, mostly children under the age of five.

Measles is caused by a virus in the paramyxovirus family. The measles virus normally grows in the cells that line the back of the throat and the lungs. It is a human disease not known to occur in animals.
Do individuals with acute attitudes toward science over-estimate their understanding of scientific matters?

Do individuals with acute attitudes toward science over-estimate their understanding of scientific matters?

InDevR raises $9 million in series B financing and partners with bioMérieux

InDevR raises $9 million in series B financing and partners with bioMérieux

What are the present challenges and future considerations in developing vaccines against mucosal respiratory viruses?

What are the present challenges and future considerations in developing vaccines against mucosal respiratory viruses?

Rethinking next generation of improved vaccines for mucosa-replicating viruses

Rethinking next generation of improved vaccines for mucosa-replicating viruses

Oxford's Ebola vaccine candidate manufactured and shipped to Uganda in just 80 days

Oxford's Ebola vaccine candidate manufactured and shipped to Uganda in just 80 days

Public health agencies try to restore trust as they fight misinformation

Public health agencies try to restore trust as they fight misinformation

Brief roundup of research done by experts at UCLA Health

Brief roundup of research done by experts at UCLA Health

Researchers generate a remodeled live-attenuated measles vaccine capable of driving nAb responses against SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Researchers generate a remodeled live-attenuated measles vaccine capable of driving nAb responses against SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Enveloped viruses show greater cross-species transmission, according to new research

Enveloped viruses show greater cross-species transmission, according to new research

Study shows only 75.8% of children under 15 have antibodies against measles

Study shows only 75.8% of children under 15 have antibodies against measles

Large COVID vaccination study found that thrombosis and thrombocytopenia are very rare complications

Large COVID vaccination study found that thrombosis and thrombocytopenia are very rare complications

Mistrust and polarization steer rural governments to reject federal public health funding

Mistrust and polarization steer rural governments to reject federal public health funding

Updated EULAR recommendations for children with pedAIIRD

Updated EULAR recommendations for children with pedAIIRD

Unprecedented COVID spikes could overwhelm local jurisdictions, mathematical model suggests

Unprecedented COVID spikes could overwhelm local jurisdictions, mathematical model suggests

25 years on, varicella vaccination reports impressive success in the USA

25 years on, varicella vaccination reports impressive success in the USA

Did COVID-19 mitigation measures in the United Kingdom impact the transmission of other infectious diseases?

Did COVID-19 mitigation measures in the United Kingdom impact the transmission of other infectious diseases?

A rare case of Hashimoto encephalopathy after COVID vaccination

A rare case of Hashimoto encephalopathy after COVID vaccination

Research maps how infectious diseases spread at human-wildlife ‘hotspots’

Research maps how infectious diseases spread at human-wildlife ‘hotspots’

Hesitancy to vaccinate children associated with misinformation about vaccine safety

Hesitancy to vaccinate children associated with misinformation about vaccine safety

Study reveals immune characteristics of long-COVID

Study reveals immune characteristics of long-COVID