Epidemics and Outbreaks of Vaccine-Avoidable Illnesses

 

The Influence of Influenza Epidemics Pandemics and Everything In-between

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RC68 agenda item: Discussion of “Vaccine-preventable diseases and immunization”

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Vaccine Preventable Diseases

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Immunization protects us from vaccine-preventable diseases

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Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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Causes of Outbreaks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the United States

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Causes of Outbreaks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the United States

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Outbreaks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases. Vaccine-preventable diseases still exist throughout the world, even in the U.S. While you might not see some of these diseases every day, they are still common in other countries and could easily be brought into the U.S.

If we stopped vaccinating, the relatively small number of cases we have in the U.S. could very quickly become tens or. TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) Outbreaks of vaccine -preventable diseases are on the across rise in the United States, often fueled by “anti-vaxxer” parents reluctant to immunize their. Results: Countries that have improved community immunization coverage based on surveillance of disease burden. Why it Matters: Effective immunization systems reduce illness and death from vaccine-preventable diseases, and help limit the magnitude and number of infectious disease outbreaks.

An analysis of a World Health Organization (WHO) epidemics database found that from 2005-2014, nearly 400 outbreaks of infectious disease (not including measles) were reported to the WHO. Nearly 40% of these outbreaks were due to vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs) – with yellow fever, polio, meningococcal disease and cholera accounting for 9/10 of the outbreaks. When misleading information circulates, vaccination coverage can fall and increase the risk for outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. A New Approach Vaccinate with Confidence is CDC’s strategic framework to strengthen vaccine confidence and prevent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States. Outbreaks of vaccine-preventable infectious diseases highlight such disparities.

For example, yellow fever and cholera can have disastrous effects in areas where limited health infrastructure and resources hinder timely detection and response, according to. Since 2008, the Global Health Program (GHP) at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has tracked global outbreaks of measles, mumps, polio, rubella (German measles), whooping cough. An epidemic is when an infectious disease spreads quickly to more people than experts would expect.

It usually affects a larger area than an outbreak. Continued. A pandemic is a disease outbreak. 254 rows · This is a list of the largest known epidemics (including pandemics) caused by an.

Offered by University of Pittsburgh. What can we do to prevent outbreaks of infectious diseases from becoming epidemics or pandemic? In this course, you’ll learn the facts about infectious diseases and medical responses.

We’ll focus on the public health laws and policies that provide the framework for effective prevention, like quarantine laws, drug development policies, and.

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Examples include vaccine-preventable diseases such as smallpox and polio; diseases responsible for major epidemics that have received considerable attention over the past decade, such as HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria; and relatively neglected diseases, such as schistosomiasis and dengue.

“Manson's Tropical Diseases E-Book” by Jeremy Farrar, Peter J Hotez, Thomas Junghanss, Gagandeep Kang, David Lalloo, Nicholas J. White
from Manson’s Tropical Diseases E-Book
by Jeremy Farrar, Peter J Hotez, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2013

Specific concerns include whether vaccines weaken, overwhelm,182,183 or in some way alter the normal balance of the immune system, paving the way for chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma, multiple sclerosis, and allergies.

“Vaccines E-Book” by Stanley A. Plotkin, Walter Orenstein, Paul A. Offit
from Vaccines E-Book
by Stanley A. Plotkin, Walter Orenstein, Paul A. Offit
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012

vaccine-preventable disease has decreased dramatically with the introduction of vaccines (even against those agents that have not been eradicated), including measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type B meningitis, meningococcus, pneumococcal infections, varicella, and influenza.

“Vaccines for Biodefense and Emerging and Neglected Diseases” by Alan D.T. Barrett, Lawrence R. Stanberry
from Vaccines for Biodefense and Emerging and Neglected Diseases
by Alan D.T. Barrett, Lawrence R. Stanberry
Elsevier Science, 2009

The worldwide use of vaccines has eradicated one infectious disease (smallpox) from circulation in humans and has the potential to eradicate others such as measles (Katz and Hinman, 2004) and polio (Katz, 2006) if concerted efforts and global cooperation permit.

“Genomic and Personalized Medicine: V1-2” by Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Huntington F Willard
from Genomic and Personalized Medicine: V1-2
by Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Huntington F Willard
Elsevier Science, 2012

The same is true for other diseases such as polio, hepatitis A and B, peumococcal, and invasive Hib diseases, whereas the introduction of vaccines greatly diminishes the disease incidence, morbidity, and mortality.

“Vaccine Development and Manufacturing” by Emily P. Wen, Ronald Ellis, Narahari S. Pujar
from Vaccine Development and Manufacturing
by Emily P. Wen, Ronald Ellis, Narahari S. Pujar
Wiley, 2014

Despite the effectiveness of vaccines in dramatically reducing the number of new infectious cases (and the severity of illness), the resurgence and epidemic outbreaks of some infectious diseases are considered to be of major public health concern (Orenstein et al. 2004).

“Modeling Infectious Diseases in Humans and Animals” by Matt J. Keeling, Pejman Rohani
from Modeling Infectious Diseases in Humans and Animals
by Matt J. Keeling, Pejman Rohani
Princeton University Press, 2011

The editor warned of epidemics to come if the practice of compulsory mass immunizations is not strictly adhered to: “Whenever an epidemic of childhood disease occurs, the outbreak is nearly always traceable to a falloff in inoculations.”

“Immunization: The Reality Behind the Myth” by Walene James
from Immunization: The Reality Behind the Myth
by Walene James
Bergin & Garvey, 1995

Notable examples are among the classic vaccine-preventable viruses like measles, rubella, and smallpox.

“Epidemics: Models and Data using R” by Ottar N. Bjørnstad
from Epidemics: Models and Data using R
by Ottar N. Bjørnstad
Springer International Publishing, 2018

Scientists took another hundred years to develop successful public vaccines, but by the turn of our millennium, medicine offered vaccines for all eleven of the major childhood killers like smallpox and polio, measles and mumps.

“More Together Than Alone: Discovering the Power and Spirit of Community in Our Lives and in the World” by Mark Nepo
from More Together Than Alone: Discovering the Power and Spirit of Community in Our Lives and in the World
by Mark Nepo
Atria Books, 2019

• Vaccines protect humans and other animals from several diseases such as cholera, typhoid, tuberculosis, hepatitis, chicken pox, measles, polio, and small pox.

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from 10 in One Study Package for CBSE Science Class 9 with Objective Questions 2nd Edition
by Disha Experts
Disha Publications, 2019

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  • She says you can protect those who can’t be immunized for medical reasons. In other words, there are medical reasons for not taking vaccines.