Measles Vaccine 2019

Measles, once considered eliminated in the US, is on the rise. Joseph S.Bertino Jr., PharmD, FCP, Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology (JCP) addressed this very issue in a commentary article entitled “Measles Vaccine: Time to Stop the Madness” first published January 18, 2016. Due to the present Measles epidemic in the US and abroad this an important piece to share again. In the same JCP issue, the article “Measles Vaccine: Past, Present and Future” authored by Philip Zachariah, MD, MS and Melissa S. Stockwell, MD, MPH provides a thorough overview of the #Measles vaccine. Both articles are important to review considering today’s Measles’s health crisis.