Britain WON’T have to live with Covid like flu because it will become like measles, top expert says

Sage member Professor Devi Sridhar has said Britain will not have to live with Covid like flu because its prominence in society will be more like measles Britain might not have to live with coronavirus in the future because the current crop of vaccines are so effective, a top Government scientist expert has claimed. Most scientists … Read more

Children are at a greater risk from MEASLES than Covid says Britain’s most senior paediatrician 

Britain’s most senior paediatrician claims children are at a greater risk of contracting measles than coronavirus. President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Professor Russell Viner advised parents to send their children back to school, claiming he’s ‘far more worried about the risk to children of measles than of Covid’. Later today, Boris Johnson will tell … Read more

MMR jab used to prevent measles, mumps and rubella could help protect against COVID-19

The MMR jab used against measles, mumps and rubella could help protect against COVID-19 by boosting the immune system, lowering the risk of deadly symptoms. According to US experts, booster vaccinations should be given to vulnerable individuals — including hospital and care home workers — first, then the public. Research has indicated that it stops … Read more

Measles first spread to humans from cattle more than 2,500 years ago

Measles first spread to humans from cattle more than 2,500 years ago, likely during the rise of the first large cities, scientists claim. The measles virus, measles morbillivirus, diverged from a closely related cattle-infecting virus in approximately the sixth century BC – around 1,400 years earlier than current estimates. The highly-contagious virus emerged at roughly … Read more

Eight measles cases reported in New York’s Westchester County

Eight measles cases reported in New York’s Westchester County as officials fear the virus is spreading state-wide Six of the patients are siblings aged between six months and 14 years old Some of the Westchester patients fell sick after visiting Brooklyn New York state currently has two major outbreaks: 285 cases in Brooklyn, and 168 … Read more