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Life & Style - Health
2/21/2024 11:37:56 AM
The World Health Organization voiced alarm on Tuesday (Feb 20) at the rapid spread of measles, with more than 306,000 cases reported worldwide last year - a 79 per cent increase from 2022.

Life & Style - Health
1/24/2024 1:21:34 PM
Europe saw 30,000 measles cases last year, 30 times higher than for 2022, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday calling for an “urgent” vaccination campaign.

World - Region
4/25/2023 4:10:38 PM
Fighters have occupied a national public laboratory in Sudan holding samples of diseases including polio and measles, creating an "extremely, extremely dangerous" situation, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday.

Life & Style - Health
4/25/2023 2:39:30 PM
The United Nations kicked off a campaign Monday to reverse dangerous declines in childhood vaccination due to the pandemic, sparking rising outbreaks of diseases like measles and polio.

Life & Style - Health
11/23/2022 8:43:01 PM
The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say measles immunization has dropped significantly since the coronavirus pandemic began, resulting in a record high of nearly 40 million children missing a vaccine dose last year.

World - Africa
8/16/2022 10:37:30 PM
A measles outbreak in Zimbabwe has killed at least 157 children, with more than 2,000 infections reported across the country, the government said on Tuesday.

World - International
4/27/2022 11:18:27 PM
Measles cases have surged by nearly 80 percent worldwide this year, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the rise of the "canary in a coal mine" illness indicates that outbreaks of other diseases are likely on the way.

World - International
10/10/2021 4:53:19 PM
The United Nations children's fund (UNICEF) on Sunday urged the Taliban's caretaker government to resume children's vaccination amid fear of spreading polio and measles in war-affected Afghanistan.

World - Africa
12/3/2020 8:18:00 PM
Mohamed Ag Ayoya, UNICEF country director said in a statement issued in Juba that, at least 7.5 million people are expected to be in dire need of humanitarian assistance in 2021

World - International
5/22/2020 6:44:53 PM

Life & Style - Health
2/26/2020 10:52:27 AM
Measles can infect the appendix, the liver and the membranes protecting the brain in people who are not fully immunized against the virus, a new report confirms

World - International
12/6/2019 1:43:05 PM

Life & Style - Health
11/3/2019 1:11:54 PM
Getting measles destroys immunity that the victim has acquired to other diseases

Life & Style - Health
10/13/2019 12:35:37 PM
Measles is staging a devastating comeback in epidemics across the world as the virus exploits dangerous gaps in vaccination coverage, World Health Organization (WHO) experts

Life & Style - Health
9/1/2019 11:01:06 AM
Health experts say the virus has spread among school-age children whose parents declined to give them the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine

World - International
7/8/2019 9:53:45 PM

Life & Style - Health
5/22/2019 1:40:31 PM
WHO says poor vaccination coverage is causing measles outbreaks globally

World - International
5/7/2019 11:22:21 AM

World - Region
3/1/2019 7:12:02 PM

World - International
2/15/2019 7:00:02 PM

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