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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.
As omicron surges, effort to vaccinate young children stalls

As omicron surges, effort to vaccinate young children stalls

Study finds reductions in hospital admissions for childhood infections during first year of pandemic

Study finds reductions in hospital admissions for childhood infections during first year of pandemic

The effect of COVID-19 on routine immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases

The effect of COVID-19 on routine immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases

Unrelated vaccines could also help reduce the burden of COVID-19 pandemic, study shows

Unrelated vaccines could also help reduce the burden of COVID-19 pandemic, study shows

SARS-CoV-2 appears to persist in organs throughout the body for months

SARS-CoV-2 appears to persist in organs throughout the body for months

Distrust in state power closely linked vaccine hesitancy

Distrust in state power closely linked vaccine hesitancy

Can the COVID-19 delta variant evade vaccine-induced immunity?

Can the COVID-19 delta variant evade vaccine-induced immunity?

BNT162b2 provides low vaccine responders adequate anti-spike and neutralizing antibodies to prevent SARS-CoV-2

BNT162b2 provides low vaccine responders adequate anti-spike and neutralizing antibodies to prevent SARS-CoV-2

Recombinant adjuvanted zoster  vaccination associated with lower risk of COVID-19 diagnosis and hospitalization

Recombinant adjuvanted zoster vaccination associated with lower risk of COVID-19 diagnosis and hospitalization

How can we increase confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine?

How can we increase confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine?

SARS-CoV-2 transmission through indoor aerosols

SARS-CoV-2 transmission through indoor aerosols

How LA, calling the shots on school vaccine mandates, can lead the way on covid rules

How LA, calling the shots on school vaccine mandates, can lead the way on covid rules

Novel influenza vaccine candidate shows promise

Novel influenza vaccine candidate shows promise

SARS-CoV-2 reinfection and the natural immune response

SARS-CoV-2 reinfection and the natural immune response

Viral biomolecular condensation

Viral biomolecular condensation

Schools, pediatricians look to make up lost ground on non-covid vaccinations

Schools, pediatricians look to make up lost ground on non-covid vaccinations

Vaccination model for endemic COVID-19

Vaccination model for endemic COVID-19

Global progress toward measles elimination continues to decline amidst the pandemic

Global progress toward measles elimination continues to decline amidst the pandemic

What do we really know about vaccine effectiveness?

What do we really know about vaccine effectiveness?

Labs with no one to run them: Why public health workers are fleeing the field

Labs with no one to run them: Why public health workers are fleeing the field