Tag : vaccination

Public Health Warning: Measles Outbreak in Leeds

10 months ago / 0 comments

On Wednesday it was confirmed that measles is circulating in Leeds, with three confirmed cases and four suspected cases of it in the city. Public Health England (PHE) are encouraging people to check themselves and their children for the symptoms, and to get vaccinated against the virus. They have released … Read More

A jab in the dark

3 years ago / 1 comments

Vaccinations are one of the most controversial topics in modern medicine; the petition for the NHS to vaccinate all children and new-borns against the deadly meningitis B is the most recent story about vaccinations to make the news. This petition has resurfaced after the death of a young girl on … Read More

The needless fallout – Vaccination

4 years ago / 0 comments

The debate about vaccination safety was recently pushed back into the spotlight after a measles outbreak in Berlin led to the death of an 18-month-old boy. Fifteen years ago, the United States had declared measles to be eliminated from the country. But as recent outbreaks can attest, the infection remains … Read More