Two Groups Finance Over Half Of Facebook’s Anti-Vax Ads – SkyStatement

The anti-vax movement has done a lot to derail one of the greatest achievements of modern medicine: vaccinations. Measles, a potentially lethal disease that is easily prevented with the MMR vaccine, has seen a global resurgence this year, with 1,261 cases reported in the US alone. In 2016, that figure was just 86. Parents opting… … Continue reading Two Groups Finance Over Half Of Facebook’s Anti-Vax Ads – SkyStatement

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% … Continue reading Measles Erases ‘Immune Memory’ of Other Illnesses | Medpage Today