Pertussis (whooping cough) Incidence
Whooping cough outbreak confirmed in New Brunswick
It is extremely safe for young kids, very effective in reducing measles, mumps, rubella, etc.
When Herd Immunity is Not Working
Vaccine Effectiveness Measles – United states, 1950-2002 Measles (worldwide)
2001: >40 000 000 infections >1 000 000 death
Worldwide vaccination program:
2004: ~ 20 000 000 infections ~240 000 death
Measles is one of the leading causes of death among young children
Alberta measles outbreak shows importance of getting your shots: Editorial
Andrew Wakefield paper, MMR Vaccine and Autism
MMR Vaccine can cause Gastrointestinal (GI) inflammation and this in turn can cause autism.
Retracted: Ileal-lymphois-nodular hyperplasia, no