Doctors are taking precautions to protect young patients from coronavirus so they can continue receiving routine vaccinations.
The U.S. has seen the most cases of measles in 2019 since 1992. A pediatric infectious disease specialist discusses the concern.
Learn how to protect you and your family in the midst of a measles outbreak and find out if you need a measles vaccine.
Thanks to the highly effective MMR vaccine, measles has been considered “eliminated” from the U.S. since 2000. But an uptick in cases and recent outbreaks is raising alarm.
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Cleveland Clinic completely supports vaccination. Harmful myths about vaccines have been scientifically debunked in rigorous ways. Yet approximately 42,000 adults and 300 children in the United States die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. Vaccines are one of this era’s greatest healthcare achievements.
Measles is so contagious that if one person has it, 90 percent of the people close to that person who are not immune also will become infected.
Vaccines are one of the greatest medical advances in the history of mankind. They are up there with the development of antibiotics, clean sanitation and the X-ray. Immunizations prevent sickness, disabilities and death and have eradicated some deadly diseases.