#Measles

  • Article: Britain Just Officially Lost Its ‘Measles-Free’ Status
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    Britain Just Officially Lost Its ‘Measles-Free’ Status

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 19, 2019

    Less than three years after it was eliminated, the disease is back. Read more

  • Article: Global Measles Cases Have Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says
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    Global Measles Cases Have Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 14, 2019

    The number of cases is the highest it’s been since 2006. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Commits $2 Million to Support Polio Eradication in Papua New Guinea
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    New Zealand Commits $2 Million to Support Polio Eradication in Papua New Guinea

    By Madeleine Keck|July 16, 2019

    Papua New Guinea has labeled 2019 as the ‘Year of Immunization’. Read more

  • Article: Over 3 Million Children in Papua New Guinea Have Been Vaccinated Against Polio in the Last 10 Months
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    Over 3 Million Children in Papua New Guinea Have Been Vaccinated Against Polio in the Last 10 Months

    By Madeleine Keck  and  Pia Gralki|June 25, 2019

    The nation’s latest vaccination drive is currently underway. Read more

  • Article: About to Go to Uni? You Definitely Should Have Had This Vaccine, Says Public Health England
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    About to Go to Uni? You Definitely Should Have Had This Vaccine, Says Public Health England

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2019

    Lecture halls and halls of residence are great places for the spread of contagious viruses. Read more

  • Article: In Central Mali, Healthcare Workers Are Using Donkey Carts to Get Vaccinations to Children’s Homes
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    In Central Mali, Healthcare Workers Are Using Donkey Carts to Get Vaccinations to Children’s Homes

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 17, 2019

    The volatile region has become too dangerous for mothers to walk to clinics. Read more

  • Article: This Canadian Province Just Increased Measles Vaccinations by 106%
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    This Canadian Province Just Increased Measles Vaccinations by 106%

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 13, 2019

    More than 3,800 doses of the measles vaccine were administered in April. Read more

  • Article: Germany Considers €2,500 Fine for Kids Not Vaccinated Against Measles
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    Germany Considers €2,500 Fine for Kids Not Vaccinated Against Measles

    By Lindsay Powers|May 7, 2019

    The country is also considering barring all unvaccinated children from nursery schools and daycares. Read more