#Measles

  • 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

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

    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

    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