Measles

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The MMR vaccine does not cause autism. The guy who initially made that claim made it all up, and literally no one since has found any evidence to support that claim. We have known this for quite a while now, and yet, the anti-MMR fad is still going,¬†and parents arent vaccinating their kids. And its…

GMO Vaccine-Strain Measles vs Cancer

So scientists cured a woman of a pervasive, treatment resistant¬†multiple myeloma. With a genetically modified, vaccine strain measles virus. Remission of Disseminated Cancer After Systemic Oncolytic Virotherapy *anti-vax-anti-GMOers-heads-explode* The media is going nuts over this, but this is not a new idea/approach. Measles, and certain other viruses, can be domesticated and modified to kill cancers–…

If we vaccinated everyone who could be medically vaccinated against measles, measles would be eradicated. Though there are other measles-like viruses, humans are the only hosts for what we commonly refer to as ‘measles’. Use vaccines to cut humans out of the equation? Extinct virus. Its that ‘easy’. Unfortunately, measles ‘wants’ to exist, and they…

Spoiler to apologize for click-bait title: Yes, the MMR vaccine works just fine. But there is a difference between ‘just fine’ and ‘perfectly’. A few things I would want in a ‘perfect’ vaccine– Only one dose is needed, zero side-effects, 100% protective antibody or CTL mediated immunity for life, inability of the target pathogen to…

Measles at the Super Bowl: One month later

One month after some grossly irresponsible parents let their measles-infested offspring roam about the Super Bowl festivities, here is the end result: 16 cases of measles I dont know about the last three, but the first 13 were unvaccinated: According to Larkin, the first 13 individuals infected had all chosen not to be vaccinated. Im…

Sometimes, people do not respond well to vaccines. What I mean by that, is that sometimes a person will not generate a protective immune response to a particular vaccine on a given day… the whole point of vaccination. Now that person might respond (and have responded) just fine to other vaccines. Or they might respond…

Measles vs Cancer

Just to make this clear up front: WHAT I AM ABOUT TO WRITE ABOUT IS NOT A ‘CURE’ FOR CANCER. ITS A NEAT IDEA WE MIGHT BE ABLE TO CAPITALIZE ON IN THE FUTURE. ITS COOL! NOT A ‘CURE’. Perfect example of the potential domesticated viruses have to tame deadly diseases! Tumor Cell Marker PVRL4…

*slowclap* Woman brings measles home from London

Air travelers may have been exposed to measles WASHINGTON (AP) – Public health officials are warning travelers and workers present at four U.S. airports on two recent days that they may have been exposed to measles from a traveler arriving from London. Authorities said Saturday that a New Mexico woman later confirmed to have measles…