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SKIN & SOFT TISSUE DISEASES NEWS - Page 10

Patients with Rare Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders at Risk from Rubella Vaccine
For a small group of individuals with immunodeficiencies, the MMR vaccine can be deadly.
New Genetic Research Shows How Epstein-Barr Virus Leads to Cancer
Researchers in the United Kingdom have made a new genetic discovery in the link between Epstein-Barr virus and related cancers, including a potential way to stop the cancer-causing effects of these infections.
 
Measles Control & Eradication Efforts Fall Short of 2015 WHA Goals
A recent analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that strides have been made in the fight against measles; however, the work still falls short of goals set by the World Health Assembly (WHA).
Researchers Develop Warning System Model for Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Predicting how long it takes for an infectious disease outbreak to begin may help health officials develop an early warning system, according to the authors of a new study on lag times in epidemics.
 
Fatal Measles Complication More Frequent Than Previously Thought
Researchers estimate that there are more cases of sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE), a fatal measles complication, than previous thought.
Decreasing Vaccination Rates in Texas Could Lead to Measles Epidemic
The probability of a measles epidemic occurring in Texas increases as the number of children exempt from receiving the measles vaccine continues to grow.
Exploring Strategies to Control Neglected Tropical Diseases
Researchers discuss five strategies to aid in the control of neglected tropical diseases.
Neglected Tropical Diseases: Looking Toward 2030
Researchers review recent progress made on neglected tropical diseases since 2010.
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