Tag Archives: Vaccine

Indonesia is set to face a measles epidemic after Muslim clerics declared its vaccine 'sinful'

Measles vaccination rates plummet in Indonesia after Muslim clerics declare the jab is ‘sinful’ because it contains pork gelatine Caused vaccination rates to plummet from 95% to as low as 8% in some areas Rubella outbreak may cause spike in birth defects if it infects pregnant women Gelatine is added as a stabiliser to vaccines to… Read More »

Vaccine May Cut Blood Clot Risk After Strokes

An experimental vaccine may serve as an alternative to oral blood thinners in helping to reduce the risk of clotting and subsequent strokes for people who previously suffered an ischemic stroke (those caused by a blood clot), according to new findings published in Hypertension, a journal of the American Heart Association, reports a press release… Read More »