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Researchers test inhalable measles vaccine

Sustained high vaccination coverage is key to preventing deaths from measles. Despite the availability of a vaccine, measles remains an important killer of children worldwide, particularly in less-developed regions where ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Medications
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Scientists find measles' natural nemesis

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found that a known enzyme in cells protects against measles virus, likely by altering the virus's genetic material, RNA. Cells lacking the enzyme become highly vulnerable ...

dateJan 20, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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China mass measles vaccination plan sparks outcry

(AP) -- China's plans to vaccinate 100 million children and come a step closer to eradicating measles has set off a popular outcry that highlights widening public distrust of the authoritarian government after repeated health ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Health
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