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Measles: The forgotten killer

May 24, 2021

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Ben Spock
June 17, 2019

That’s a great article. Thanks for sharing such valuable information. With the measles outbreak in the US it becomes very important to be well informed about the causes of measles and how to prevent it. As rightly said, we can protect ourselves from measles by monitoring the initial symptoms it displays along with regular test and follow-ups with your doctor. Also, there are many websites such as Labfinder, which allow you to book these tests online. I recently booked a test for myself through it. Also, it would be helpful if you could share more light on the MMR Vaccine and its side-effects if any?

matt Ayre
May 27, 2019

So many half truths in medicine today. Medical information is driven by fear tactics to generate profits for the industry. On the measles how abut how when injecting the measles virus into cancer patients their cancer resolves? Interesting interaction between the human body`s own cells and the many microbes that outweigh human cells. The problems with medical sciences today the vast majority of how the organism works is poorly understood

Tony
May 31, 2019

Cancer patients that contract measles have a high mortality rate due to their weakened immune systems. You can’t use a one off (assuming there was one, source?) as blanket evidence. Some people survive falling out of planes, doesn’t mean everyone will – advocating the benefits of doing so helps no-one.

JR
May 25, 2019

The MMR vaccine causes febrile seizures in 1 out of 3000 children immunized. This is a seizure lasting 1-2 minutes that does not lead to adult epilepsy. (Measles infection also causes high fevers and febrile seizures as well.) MMR vaccine can also lead to a disorder with low platelets called ITP (immune thrombocytopenic purpura) which can lead to bruising and bleeding, and which usually resolves with time. This occurs in about 1 out of 40,000 kids vaccinated. Natural measles infection also does this, and does it more commonly than MMR. One out of every 3000 kids with measles infection gets ITP.

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