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U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Vaccines, Study Finds

More than half of U.S. adults who should get vaccinated against measles before traveling abroad don’t do it, a new study suggests.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends two doses of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine for adults traveling outside the U.S. who were born before 1957 and lack either a documented measles infection, records of adequate vaccination or a positive blood test for immunity to measles...

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Sir John Skehel FRS FMedSci
Secretary, Biological Sciences Division, Royal Society of London

Sir John Skehel FRS FMedSci was Director of the National Institute for Medical Research (UK) from 1987 to 2006, Director of the WHO World Influenza Centre from 1975 to 1993, and currently is Secretary, Biological Sciences Division, Royal Society of London.  His research is on the structure and functions of the influenza virus hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase (NA) membrane glycoproteins. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. 

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