Measles-Containing Vaccines


Measles Control in Africa

This study shows the effect of the measles control activities implemented by the World Health Organization in Africa on the numbers of measles cases and deaths.

Updated: October 12, 2005 | Read full article...

Measles Elimination in Mexico

Although a few cases have been imported from other countries, measles is no longer prevalent in Mexico. This study shows the success of the Pan American Health Organization’s strategies for measles elimination.

Updated: September 20, 2005 | Read full article...

Measles Immunization and Brain Damage Prevention

Acording to this study, subacute sclerosing panencephalitis, a rare fatal illness caused by ongoing measles virus infection of the brain, is more common than previously thought.

Updated: September 20, 2005 | Read full article...

Measles Transmission in Immunized Communities

This study shows that clusters of unvaccinated individuals can lead to sustained measles virus transmission within a community, even if the community at large has a high immunization rate.

Updated: November 25, 2009 | Read full article...

Measles, Mumps Vaccination and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss in one or both ears is a well known complication of measles, mumps and meningitis. Could live virus vaccines for measles and mumps cause hearing loss?

Updated: June 3, 2009 | Read full article...

MMR Vaccination and Febrile Seizures

Febrile seizures are common among children and they generally have an uneventful outcome. This study looked at the frequency of febrile seizures after MMR vaccination and possible risk factors for these seizures.

Updated: June 29, 2006 | Read full article...

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