MMR vaccine does not cause autism, proves decade-long study

The measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine isn’t associated with an increased risk of autism even among kids who are at high risk because they have a sibling with the disorder, a Danish study suggests

MMR vaccine does not cause autism, proves decade-long studyA new large-scale Danish study searches for connections between autism and the MMR vaccine. In particular, they investigate at-risk individuals. Once again, no links are found. Concerns about a potential link between the MMR vaccine and autism have persisted for two decades, since a controversial and ultimately retracted 1998 paper claimed there was a direct […]

MR vaccine campaign: 84% target competed in Maharashtra, so far

So far, around 2.60 crores children have been vaccinated through the state’s measles-rubella vaccination campaign. Presently, 84 per cent of children in state have been vaccinated in Maharashtra

MR vaccine campaign: 84% target competed in Maharashtra, so farMoreover, three districts in the state, namely Nashik, Osamanabad, and Pune, have achieved the goal of 100 per cent immunisation. Rural areas in the districts of Kolhapur, Bhadara, Dhule, Nashik, Satara, Wardha, Ahmednagar, Hingoli, Gadchiroli, Latur, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nanded, Jalgaon, Parbhani, and Thane have crossed 90 per cent of the vaccination drive. Each year, around […]

Mumbai: BMC and state govt launches largest vaccination against measles and rubella

In Mumbai and Maharashtra, this campaign will be launched on November 27, 2018. During this campaign, 30 lakhs children will be vaccinated in Mumbai

Mumbai: BMC and state govt launches largest vaccination against measles and rubellaThe Government of India has set a goal to eliminate measles and control rubella syndrome by the year 2020. India launched one of the world’s largest vaccination campaign against measles-rubella on February 05, 2017. Till date, the campaign is completed in 28 states and more than 13 crore children (between 9 months and 15 years […]

MMR vaccination: Pay close attention to out of school children, state health ministry

The immunisation drive will begin from November 27. The aim of this mass vaccination drive is to make sure that each and every child gets vaccinated. The state government has ensured that the doubts in the minds of the parents and elders are clarified before the children are vaccinated

MMR vaccination: Pay close attention to out of school children, state health ministryThe state health ministry has directed doctors, district surgeons, health workers, auxiliary nurse midwife (ANM) workers to pay close attention to children of construction workers and other out-of-school children. The state health department is well-prepared if a medical emergency occurs during this immunisation campaign. While interacting with doctors via video conferencing, Maharashtra health minister, Dr […]

MMR vaccine: Maharashtra govt to start awareness campaign

The state government of Maharashtra has undertaken an awareness drive in order to dispel the misconceptions regarding the measles and rubella (MMR) vaccine. This is crucial, as it has been a controversial subject and is an important issue for parents

MMR vaccine: Maharashtra govt to start awareness campaignThe Maharashtra government has decided to launch an awareness campaign to inform parents about the MMR vaccine. It will run advertisement through various mediums such as the television, newspapers, and radio. It will also provide information regarding what exactly is the MMR vaccine. This step has been taken as the union health ministry had recently […]

No vaccination without parents consent, states health ministry

The union health ministry has issued a guideline that no child will be vaccinated unless taking their parents approval into consideration. The health ministry has asked all the states to organise meetings with the parents to explain them about MMR vaccination

No vaccination without parents consent, states health ministryAmidst the chaos and confusion in the minds of parents regarding the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine, the union health ministry has now directed the states to first and foremost to quell the doubts of parents which the parents are having. The state Health department will start the MMR vaccination drive from November 25 […]