Measles

CDC Pink Book on Measles
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/downloads/meas.pdf

Package Inserts (Measles)
http://www.immunize.org/packageinserts/pi_measles.asp

Measles Information
http://www.nvic.org/vaccines-and-diseases/Measles.aspx

CDC Surveillance of Measles
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/surv-manual/chpt07-measles.html

Measles Q&A About Disease and Vaccine
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/measles/faqs-dis-vac-risks.htm

Measles fact sheet WHO
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs286/en/

National Vital Statistics Report 2011
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr59/nvsr59_04.pdf

Measles Cases and Outbreaks
http://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html

Information Sheet- Observed rate of Vaccine Reactions; Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines
http://www.who.int/vaccine_safety/initiative/tools/MMR_vaccine_rates_information_sheet.pdf

History of Vaccines- Timeline: Measles
http://www.historyofvaccines.org/content/timelines/measles

STUDIES AND PAPERS:

Measles and atopy in Guinea-Bissau (1996)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8667923

Case of vaccine-associated measles five weeks post-immunisation, British Columbia, Canada, October 2013
http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=20649

Measles virus infection without rash in childhood is related to disease in adult life.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2856946

Measles inclusion-body encephalitis caused by the vaccine strain of measles virus.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10589903

Vaccine-associated “wild-type” measles.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15804301
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1525-1470.2005.22208.x/abstract

Measles outbreak in a vaccinated school population: epidemiology, chains of transmission and the role of vaccine failures.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1646939/

Effect of subclinical infection on maintaining immunity against measles in vaccinated children in West Africa.
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2898%2902364-2/abstract

Subclinical measles infection in vaccinated seropositive individuals in arctic Greenland
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0264410X89901990

Detection of measles virus RNA in urine specimens from vaccine recipients.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC228449/

Vitamin A for treating measles in children
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11869601

Measles Treatment & Management- Vitamin A Supplementation
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/966220-treatment#aw2aab6b6b4

Persistence of measles antibodies after 2 doses of measles vaccine in a postelimination environment (2007)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17339511

Persistence of Measles Antibodies After 2 Doses of Measles Vaccine in a Postelimination Environment (with graphs)
http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=569784

Modeling the impact of subclinical measles transmission in vaccinated populations with waning immunity (1999)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10588085

Increased susceptibility to measles in infants in the United States. (Maternal antibody protection is being eliminated in infants because of vaccination.)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10545585

Measles, mumps, and rubella antibodies in children 5-6 years after immunization: effect of vaccine type and age at vaccination.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8578850

Evaluation of an Expanded Case Definition for Vaccine-Modified Measles in a School Outbreak in South Korea in 2010
Review of the effect of measles vaccination on the epidemiology of SSPE
http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/content/36/6/1334.full
Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis in an Infant: Diagnostic Role of Viral Genome Analysis
Incidence of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis following measles and measles vaccination in Japan. (1989)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2807674
A 14 year old boy died in OR in 2015 from SSPE. He had been vaccinated at 8 months old in the Philippines but contracted measles there at age 1. Symptoms included cognitive and motor regression, repetitive behaviors, tip-toe walking, inability to sit still, aggressive behavior, continuous crying, speech regression.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6501a3.htm
Andrew Wakefield’s study in full concluded: “We did not prove an association between measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine and the syndrome described. Virological studies are underway that may help to resolve this issue.”
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2897%2911096-0/fulltext
– Measles virus infection without rash in childhood is related to disease in adult life (1985)
Evidence of association between not having wild measles and development of immunoreactive diseases, degenerative diseases, and certain tumors http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2885%2990961-4/abstract
Those who develop typical wild measles in childhood are 35% less likely to develop Parkinson’s later in life
http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2012/07/20/severe-flu-increases-risk-of-parkinsons-ubc-research/

MEDIA COVERAGE:

Non-vaccinating mother prefers immunity through disease exposure (March 19, 2014)
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/health/vaccinating+mother+prefers+immunity+through+disease+exposure/9633239/story.html

Measles outbreak traced to fully vaccinated patient for first time:
http://news.sciencemag.org/health/2014/04/measles-outbreak-traced-fully-vaccinated-patient-first-time

Journal questions validity of autism and vaccine study
http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/27/health/irpt-cdc-autism-vaccine-study/

Measles Among Vaccinated Quebec Kids Questioned
http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/measles-among-vaccinated-quebec-kids-questioned-1.1086151

ARTICLES and OPINION PIECES:

Putting Measles into Perspective
http://www.everythingbirthblog.com/2011/10/putting-measles-into-perspective/

Thanks, Pharma. You created the “anti-vaccine movement”.
http://gianelloni.wordpress.com/2014/03/14/thanks-pharma-you-created-the-anti-vaccine-movement/

VIDEOS:

Dr Tetyana Obukhanych, Ph. D.- Natural Immunity and Vaccination
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8h66beBrEpk

Advertisements