Health Department: Over 100 Measles Cases Reported In Brooklyn

Megan E. Garcia

There has been a 244% increase in measles cases in Ireland between 2017 and 2018.

"This is a wake-up call", UNICEF's Fore said.

The health authorities blamed the low level of immunization for the outbreak of the disease. Encephalitis-a unsafe condition that involves swelling around the brain-happens in about 1 in every 1,000 measles cases.

She added that a "lack of action today will have disastrous consequences for children tomorrow".

Most of the cases were recorded in the National Capital Region, Cagayan and MIMAROPA, Domingo said.

The WHO last month listed "vaccine hesitancy" among the top 10 most pressing global health threats for 2019.

Other countries with huge jumps past year compared to 2017 are Venezuela (4,916 more cases, up 676 percent), Serbia (4,355 more cases, up 620 percent), Madagascar (4,307 more cases, up 5,127 percent), Sudan (3,496 more cases, up 526 percent) and Thailand (2,758 more cases, up 136 percent).

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Measles symptoms begin with a high fever, cough, runny nose and red eyes, followed by a rash that usually begins at the head and spreads to the rest of the body.

Overall, the vaccination rate of kids in the USA has remained stable, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which monitors such trends closely. The virus can be caught by someone up to two hours after an infected person has left a room. There is no specific treatment for the disease, which has the potential to kill malnourished children and babies that are too young to be vaccinated.

Arkansas: The Department of Health said cases of the mumps have been confirmed on the campus of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Fewer than 10 cases a year of SSPE are reported in the USA, but it's much more common in developing countries with lower vaccination rates.

While there are several explanations for the sudden outbreak of the infectious diseases, like civil conflict, poor healthcare and general complacency, Henrietta Fore, executive director of UNICEF, argued that one of the most serious challenges is misinformation. Both states now allow parents to opt out of the measles immunizations if they have a religious or philosophical objection. If we don't do something about it now, "it could get considerably worse". "Other exemptions are for medical reasons as the MMR vaccine is a live vaccine, and people with compromised immune systems can not have the vaccine", said Fredell.

Measles cases in Ireland increased by 244% between 2017 to 2018, according to UNICEF. According to the CDC, for every 1,000 people who get measles, about 1 or 2 will die. "If people want to look up their immunization history, they can certainly call our information line at 258-info".

It's extremely frustrating to see outbreaks of preventable diseases occur not only in my home state but across the U.S. At this point, with such overwhelming evidence proving that vaccines are useful in eliminating diseases and ensuring herd immunity, nonmedical exemptions to vaccines should be prohibited by the government.

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