#Measles

  • Article: New Measles Vaccination Efforts Will Reach up to 45 Million Children Worldwide

    New Measles Vaccination Efforts Will Reach up to 45 Million Children Worldwide

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 7, 2020

    Gavi has launched new campaigns aimed at protecting children in seven developing nations. Read more

  • Article: World’s Largest Measles Outbreak Kills Thousands in Congo

    World’s Largest Measles Outbreak Kills Thousands in Congo

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 8, 2020

    Vaccination is key to preventing the spread of the deadly disease. Read more

  • Article: Samoa Introduces Mass Compulsory Vaccination Drive Following Measles Epidemic

    Samoa Introduces Mass Compulsory Vaccination Drive Following Measles Epidemic

    By Madeleine Keck|Dec. 3, 2019

    There are now over 3,800 measles cases in a country of 200,000 people. Read more

  • Article: This Disease in the Congo Is Killing More People Than Ebola

    This Disease in the Congo Is Killing More People Than Ebola

    By Jacky Habib|Nov. 5, 2019

    More than 4,400 people have died in the current outbreak, but the media is barely talking about it. Read more

  • Article: An NHS Doctor Has Shared 5 Powerful Reasons Why Vaccines Have Changed the World
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    An NHS Doctor Has Shared 5 Powerful Reasons Why Vaccines Have Changed the World

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 10, 2019

    Vaccines tell the story of human progress — and you have to see these tweets. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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