Tag Archives: MMRV vaccine

The crackdown begins

The subheading of the Vox article says it all. Countries like Italy and Australia are tired of measles outbreaks — so they’re moving to fine anti-vaccine parents. The article reports that Australia and several European countries are fed up with … Continue reading

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Measles, measles everywhere

Several Measles outbreaks are currently underway. In Romania, a major outbreak there has already killed over 20 people. The number of cases is heading to 5,000. In Italy, over 1,600 cases of Measles have been reported since the start of the … Continue reading

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Three steps forward, two steps back

On the vaccine front, it looks like a “three steps forward, two steps back” situation. My health insurer will give me double points if I get a flu jab before the end of May. From Britain, proof that the hpv … Continue reading

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The MMRV is still better than the diseases

There was an article on IOL on Friday. According to it, researchers found that a second dose of the Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (MMRV) Vaccine has a small risk of fever related seizures in toddlers, but not in older children. … Continue reading

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