An Overwhelming Measles Outbreak In The US Suggests Vaccines Aren’t Getting Through

Despite measles being preventable, a recent spate means that the US has experienced the largest measles outbreak since 1994. 228 cases of measles were recorded between January 1st and May 23rd of this year – 48 of which resulted in hospitalisation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report detailing the 20-year inflated high, essentially condemning those who …

#wvcusa – @PaulOffit LIVE: Deadly Choices: How the Anti #Vaccine Movement threatens us all

Today at World Vaccine Congress Washington, Dr Paul Offit delivered a great presentation about the anti vaccine movement in America its origins, leaders, influences, and impact. Dr. Offit opened by saying that we have just had largest whooping cough outbreak since 1947 and also had a Hib outbreak resulting in illness and several deaths.  These are vaccine preventable diseases that …

Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All–by Paul Offit

Happy New Year!!! All the best for a successful and fruitful 2012!   Continuing on from last year, here is one more of our amazing speakers for the World Vaccine Congress. The famous Dr Paul Offit. (Stay tuned – more profiles to follow in the next few weeks)   Paul A. Offit, MD is the Chief of the Division of …