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    The Mumps Research Paper

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    The mumps are a highly contagious infection mostly seen in small children or young adults and during the 60’s the mumps were taking over everyone that got in their path. It wasn’t until March 30 of 1967 that there was finally a working cure, made by Maurice Hilleman and a group scientist, the very first working mumps vaccination was introduced to the people and to hospitals worldwide. After the mumps vaccine, HIlleman want to create another vaccine to help many more people and that new vaccine was named MMR. The MMR stands for Mumps, Measles and Rubella and just like it sounds it helps with not only the mumps but the two other diseases. The mumps vaccination is one of the most important vaccine ever created, made in the 1960’s and still used today, if Hilleman never made this we would all be looking like a human…

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    No surprise that when evidence linking the MMR vaccine and Autism was published in 1998 it created concerns for parents. The study was debunked and the doctor lost his license but the lasting doubt continued to have a ripple effect throughout the US resulting in a decreased immunization rate and “herd immunity”. In Dec 2014 such an outbreak occurred at Disney Land in southern California. A suspected out of country traveler with measles came to the amusement park and ultimately infected 147…

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    Rubella

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    Introduction Rubella, also known as German measles, is a very easily spread (contagious) viral infection. The infection causes a low fever and pinkish rash. In children, the infection is usually mild and goes away on its own. What are the causes? This condition is caused by a virus. The virus is spread in droplets that are sprayed when a contagious person talks, sneezes, or coughs. A person with rubella is contagious from about 1 week before the rash appears until about 1 week after it goes…

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    APA Written Assignment: MMR Vaccine Healthy People 2020 is a report created by the Surgeon General that focuses on wide-spread, “health promotion and disease prevention (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, n.d.).” One of the major goals Healthy People 2020 specifics is, “increasing immunizations and reducing preventable infectious diseases (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, n.d.).” In regards to this goal, one of the major vaccinations seeing a drastic decrease…

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    The Link between the MMR vaccine and Autism: Is there such a thing? In today’s society, vaccines are a normal thing. We’ve all had them, and we at least know what a vaccine is and what it can do. Vaccines have been around ever since 1796, when Edward Jenner released a smallpox vaccine, and have continued to develop as technology has evolved throughout the years. The 20th century was when vaccines started to blow up and have become more common. But even though they have done so much good to…

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    The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia claimed that ¨Similarly, children with congenital rubella syndrome are at increased risk for development of autism. Risk is associated with exposure to rubella before birth but not after birth¨. MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia defined congenital rubella syndrome as ¨a condition that occurs in a baby whose mother is infected with the rubella virus¨. Withholding immunizations could result in dire consequences to the infant if the mother is not covered.…

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    prevent the disease from forming. Vaccinations have lowered the risk of getting a disease, but the disease is still there and if vaccinations were stopped, it would have immediate effects. For example, “Great Britain, Sweden, And Japan-cut back the use of pertussis vaccine…The effect was dramatic and immediate” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Other countries have diseases too that can be brought back to the U.S., so diseases are always around us no matter where we are. There are…

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    Rubella Essay

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    and mumps, the MMR vaccine contains another viral infection, rubella. Rubella can trace its roots back as far as 1814 when it was documented by physician George Maton. It was given its name by Henry Veale in 1866, and attracted little attention until 1942 when it was first noted to have caused serious birth defects (Cooper, 1985). Rubella, like the measles, is known for its distinctive rash and is also known as the German measles because of the similarities between the two, though the Mayo…

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    population have reduced or eliminated the effects of diseases. A little more than a century ago, the U.S. infant mortality rate was a staggering 20 percent, and the childhood mortality rate before age five was another disconcerting 20 percent. Infectious diseases such as measles, diphtheria, smallpox, and pertussis topped the list of childhood killers (Stern and Markel).Thankfully due to the effectiveness and success of vaccines many countries do not see any of those disease today, nor the…

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    twenty-one days.The first to appear are high fever, cough, runny nose, and conjunctivitis. Two to three days after the symptoms start, Koplick spots appear. Three to five days after symptoms appear, a rash develops starting on the face and working down the body. Measles can be spread from four days before and four days after the rash appears (CDC, Measles, 2015). Measles affected residents in eight states, Canada, and Mexico. No specific date was listed as to when the cases in Mexico and Canada…

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