Measles vaccination campaign in Madagascar, Cases climb to 69,000 – Outbreak News Today

The measles outbreak in Madagascar has grown to a total of 68,912 cases since October, including 926 deaths, the World Health Organization in Madagascar reports (computer translated). This has prompted health officials to stage a planned three-phase vaccine response that targets more than 5 million children from 6 months to 9 years of age. After the first … Continue reading Measles vaccination campaign in Madagascar, Cases climb to 69,000 – Outbreak News Today

The Complex Ethical Codes of Anti-Vaxxers – Pacific Standard

The World Health Organization recently named a reluctance or refusal to vaccinate one's children as one of the 10 most pressing health issues of 2019. Solving the vaccination gap—and thus preventing problems like the current measles outbreak in Washington State—will require a better understanding of what drives loving mothers and fathers to make the dangerous decision not to … Continue reading The Complex Ethical Codes of Anti-Vaxxers – Pacific Standard

Bernard Rimland | Circa 1928 – 2006

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to navigationJump to search Bernard RimlandBernard Rimland (second from right) in front of the Autism Research Institute (ARI)BornNovember 15, 1928Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.DiedNovember 21, 2006 (aged 78)San Diego, California, U.S.ResidenceUSACitizenshipAmericanAlma materSan Diego State University (Bachelor's)Pennsylvania State University (PhD)Known forAutism: researched causes, epidemic, the thiomersal theory, and biomedicaltreatment.Scientific careerFieldsPsychologyInstitutionsAutism Research InstituteAutism Society of AmericaDefeat Autism Now! Bernard Rimland (November 15, 1928 – November 21, 2006) was an … Continue reading Bernard Rimland | Circa 1928 – 2006