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Implementation of rotavirus vaccination has reduced disease prevalence and season duration in the United States

Rotavirus Vaccine Led to Reduced Disease Prevalence, Season Duration

In postvaccine period, a biennial pattern emerged with alternating years of high, low disease activity
The number of measles cases in the United States so far this year has reached 1

CDC: U.S. Measles Cases Reach 1,044

Cases in 2019 now highest since 1992 and since the disease was declared eliminated in the U.S.
Completion of full rotavirus vaccination appears to be associated with a reduction in the risk for type 1 diabetes in children

Rotavirus Vaccination Tied to Lower Risk for T1DM in Children

No association seen for partial vaccination and incidence of type 1 diabetes
Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak

New York State Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption

Those who support the bill say that religion should not trump science
Undervaccinated and unvaccinated children are at increased risk for pertussis

Pertussis Risk Up for Undervaccinated, Unvaccinated Children

However, most pertussis cases occur among vaccinated children further away from last DTaP dose
The repeal of nonmedical vaccine exemptions in California was only partially effective in improving vaccination coverage

Immunizations Up in California After Repeal of Nonmedical Exemptions

At the same time, there was a sharp increase in medical exemptions in a few California counties
Compulsory vaccination at school entry in addition to current immunization programs will be necessary in several high-income countries to prevent future measles resurgence

Current Strategies for Measles Vaccination Insufficient

Current policies will not eliminate measles or prevent future resurgence in seven high-income countries
Five months into 2019

CDC: Reported Measles Cases Reach 971

With continued outbreaks, CDC says U.S. risks losing measles elimination status
A bill that would tighten control over vaccination exemptions for children in California was sent by state senators to the Assembly on Wednesday.

California Bill to Tighten Vaccine Exemptions Moves Forward

State public health officials would have the authority to decide which children qualify for medical exemptions
The dengue vaccine Dengvaxia has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in the U.S. territories of American Samoa

FDA Approves Dengue Vaccine for Endemic Regions

Vaccine indicated for individuals aged 9 to 16 who have previously had laboratory-confirmed dengue disease