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Measles Erases ‘Immune Memory’ of Other Illnesses | Medpage Today

Measles infection in unvaccinated children was associated with up to a 70% decline in antibodies to other pathogens following infection, researchers found. After cases of severe measles, unvaccinated children lost a median of 40% (range 11-62%) of their already existing pathogen-specific antibodies and after a case of mild measles, children lost a median of 33% […]