Measles Cases Surpass 1,000 In U.S. Amid Largest Outbreak In 25 Years
As of May 7, 2020, there have been 12 confirmed cases of measles in 7 jurisdictions. From January 1 to December 31, 2019, 1,282 individual cases of measles had been confirmed in 31 states. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1992. More than 75% of the cases this year are linked to outbreaks in New York. Measles is more likely to spread and cause outbreaks in U.S. communities where groups of people are unvaccinated. The majority of cases are among people who were not vaccinated against measles.
1. Understand the immune-evading mechanism of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV);
2. Describe the rationale for HPV vaccine early in life; and
3. List three key discussion points with parents about HPV vaccination.
This award-winning documentary takes a look into the lives of five brave women affected by HPV. Their stories portray the misconceptions, stigma, shame, heartbreak, pain, and triumph that they experience while battling cervical cancer.
The Chester County Immunization Coalition paired with West Chester University nursing students to read “Berenstain Bears go to the Doctor” to local Kennet and West Chester Head Start students. Chester the Immunization Champion horse even tagged along!
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