قالب وردپرس درنا توس
Home https://server7.kproxy.com/servlet/redirect.srv/sruj/smyrwpoii/p2/ Health https://server7.kproxy.com/servlet/redirect.srv/sruj/smyrwpoii/p2/ Stupid myths and why they are wrong

Stupid myths and why they are wrong



Life hack: measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.

You, dear Lifehacker readers, are smart enough to know that measles are bad and that the measles vaccine is good, but there is much disinformation, especially when the disease explodes in Washington , Texas and New York.

  Thumbnail image of an article
What to do if there is an outbreak of measles near you

What is archaic, contagious, and has a high percentage of complications? That's right, measles …

Read Read

Many of these myths started with anti-vaccines, people with aggressively misguided ideas about what vaccines do. But many ordinary people also buy myths – mainly parents who face the first vaccinations of their babies who just try to understand how to keep their children safe. Anti-vaccine misinformation campaigns feed on common fears of new parents, and their stories are becoming stranger and stranger. Let's take a look at some of them:

Myth: Measles is a harmless childhood disease

It is true that before vaccination, measles were common: 90 percent of children received measles by the age of 15. also a dangerous and deadly disease.

This document from the Infectious Diseases Journal collects some relevant figures: in the late 1950s, there were one measles death in every 1000 reported cases. Earlier in the century, when nutrition and health care were not so good, the rate was more than 26 deaths per 1000 cases.

So, yes, the kids are dying of measles. They can also develop serious complications. The authors of the paper write that in the 1950s, when death was about 450 years old, as a result of measles virus infections, an average of 150,000 patients had respiratory complications and 4,000 patients had encephalitis each year; the latter is associated with a high risk of neurological consequences and death. "

Myth: Measles Cure Cancer

Duh, no. He is currently enjoying a boost from Darla Shinn, author, blogger, former Fox TV producer, and the husband of the White House head of deputy head of the White House for Communications Bill Blaine. She clarified that she was talking about this story in which the cancer of the woman was in remission, thanks to experimental treatment with a large dose of measles vaccine