#Measles outbreak

  • Article: Sri Lanka Has Officially Eliminated Measles

    Sri Lanka Has Officially Eliminated Measles

    By Sushmita Roy|July 26, 2019

    It’s the fifth Southeast Asian country to be declared measles-free. Read more

  • Article: New York Will No Longer Allow People to Skip Vaccines for Non-Medical Reasons

    New York Will No Longer Allow People to Skip Vaccines for Non-Medical Reasons

    By Sushmita Roy|June 14, 2019

    “Here in New York, we protect vulnerable kids and our community.” Read more

  • Article: Instagram Takes Further Steps to Ban Anti-Vaxxer Content and Vaccine Misinformation

    Instagram Takes Further Steps to Ban Anti-Vaxxer Content and Vaccine Misinformation

    By Sushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|May 13, 2019

    The spread of misinformation on social media has contributed to a global measles outbreak. Read more

  • Article: Largest Measles Outbreak in Madagascar's History Kills 1,200

    Largest Measles Outbreak in Madagascar's History Kills 1,200

    By Lindsay Powers|April 16, 2019

    Only 58% population — of the minimum 90% required to prevent outbreak — have been immunized so far. Read more

  • Article: Italy Bans Unvaccinated Kids From Going to School After Measles Outbreak

    Italy Bans Unvaccinated Kids From Going to School After Measles Outbreak

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 12, 2019

    “Public health officials and parents share a desire to protect children." Read more