"It is abundantly clear on the necessity for parents to ensure that their children are vaccinated, especially from Measles".
Overall, the vaccination rate of kids in the United States has remained stable, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which monitors such trends closely. Measles, however, is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that can spread through the air.
Speaking on a recent panel at the Cave Hill Wesleyan Man Talk Discussion, the Director of PAREDOS, Ms. Sheila Stuart, is quoted as saying: "The Ministry of Health sent four inspectors to check those green cards for immunization purposes because we have a measles outbreak in Barbados".
However, once a person is infected, there is no specific treatment for measles, meaning vaccination is literally a life-saving tool.
As many as 98 countries, both wealthy and underdeveloped, have reported an unprecedented spike in measles, the United Nations children's body has warned, blaming the rapid spread of the disease on anti-vax prejudice. The vast majority of cases are children under 18 years of age (108 cases), and 13 cases are adults.
According to the NY Post, a week ago, the health department strongly recommended that health providers in the Orthodox Jewish community administer an early dose of the measles vaccine to children between the ages of 6 and 11 months who live in Williamsburg and Borough Park. He says it is a worry that many people are not using it.
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The surge in vaccinations is happening around the Clark County, Wash., area after more than 50 people contracted the measles in an outbreak that began a few weeks ago.
There have been six outbreaks nationwide, including in Illinois, Texas, New York City and Monroe and Rockland counties in New York state. Last year, there were 372 reported cases of measles nationwide. Children in families without such insurance make up a disproportionate amount of those who go without shots, according to the CDC.
The scientific consensus about any risk from vaccines is that serious side effects are extremely rare. "These may include high fever that could cause a seizure", says the CDC.
This case is unrelated to the current outbreak that has affected 73 people in OR and Washington.
In the case of measles, even those who have not been vaccinated may benefit from the vaccine if they receive it within 72 hours of exposure. This is despite there being a vaccine for measles readily available in most countries, which is cheap and effective.
"What is particularly disconcerting, is that this is a public health problem for which science has already provided a solution: a safe and effective vaccine", said Chairman Frank Pallone, Democratic Representative for New Jersey.
Many of this year's cases are part of measles outbreaks in Washington, New York, Texas, and IL (today, the state's health officials warned Chicago Midway International Airport travelers that they may have been exposed to the disease).