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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.
Survey highlights substantial gaps in knowledge about maternal health

Survey highlights substantial gaps in knowledge about maternal health

UKHSA unveils new strategy to prepare for and respond to health threats

UKHSA unveils new strategy to prepare for and respond to health threats

The effect of dietary supplements on antibody levels in pregnant women vaccinated with inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

The effect of dietary supplements on antibody levels in pregnant women vaccinated with inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

AI and infection control: preventing infectious disease outbreaks and pandemics

AI and infection control: preventing infectious disease outbreaks and pandemics

CDC to reduce funding for states’ child vaccination programs

CDC to reduce funding for states’ child vaccination programs

Understanding the biological effects of SARS-CoV-2 persistence in children

Understanding the biological effects of SARS-CoV-2 persistence in children

Rubella elimination target extended to 2023 in Southeast Asia amid challenges

Rubella elimination target extended to 2023 in Southeast Asia amid challenges

Trained immunity: its role in COVID-19 and potential in preparing for future infectious outbreaks

Trained immunity: its role in COVID-19 and potential in preparing for future infectious outbreaks

Deep learning models could be crucial in battling the monkeypox virus

Deep learning models could be crucial in battling the monkeypox virus

Study provides a more complete picture of sickle cell disease mortality burden

Study provides a more complete picture of sickle cell disease mortality burden

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy doesn't spill over to routine childhood vaccinations, US polls reveal

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy doesn't spill over to routine childhood vaccinations, US polls reveal

National experts explore public health information system's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

National experts explore public health information system's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

How the mixed messaging of vaccine skeptics sows seeds of doubt

How the mixed messaging of vaccine skeptics sows seeds of doubt

SARS-CoV-2 virus can cause brain cells to fuse: Study

SARS-CoV-2 virus can cause brain cells to fuse: Study

The first thousand days of development

The first thousand days of development

The adaptive immunity of human endemic viruses

The adaptive immunity of human endemic viruses

Vaccination coverage drops in U.S. schools, raising concerns of outbreaks

Vaccination coverage drops in U.S. schools, raising concerns of outbreaks

Adherence to national guidelines for childhood vaccination on the rise, study shows

Adherence to national guidelines for childhood vaccination on the rise, study shows

A mobile vaccine printer could enable rapid vaccination of large numbers of people

A mobile vaccine printer could enable rapid vaccination of large numbers of people

MUSC study reveals the two most important factors driving COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

MUSC study reveals the two most important factors driving COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

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