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Samoa extends measles state of emergency, NZ to fund vaccination campaign

Saturday, 14 December 2019

The South Pacific island nation of Samoa on Saturday extended a state of emergency due to a measles ......

WHO decries ‘collective failure’ as measles kills 140,000

Saturday, 07 December 2019

Measles infected nearly 10 million people in 2018 and killed 140,000, mostly children, as ......

Measles toll in Congo exceeds 5,000: WHO

Thursday, 05 December 2019

A measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 5,000 people this year, many of ......

‘Alarming upsurge’ in measles has devastating impact, WHO warns

Saturday, 12 October 2019

Measles is staging a devastating comeback in epidemics across the world as the virus exploits ......

Four European states lose measles eradication status as cases soar: WHO

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Measles cases are skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is surging in four countries previously ......

Tourist may have brought measles to Southern California

Saturday, 24 August 2019

Public health officials say people who visited Disneyland and other Southern California tourist ......

Global measles cases triple year-on-year: WHO

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Measles cases nearly tripled globally during the first seven months of the year compared to the same ......

Germany makes measles vaccination compulsory for children

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Germany will make childhood measles vaccinations mandatory from March 2020, aiming to wipe out the ......

Measles outbreak in Dutch ‘Bible Belt’ village

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Dutch health authorities said Tuesday they are dealing with a measles outbreak in a devout ......

Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions

Friday, 14 June 2019

Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York ......

US risks losing measles elimination status with record cases

Friday, 31 May 2019

The United States risks losing its measles “elimination status” if current outbreaks ......

Nearly 700 from Los Angeles universities still in measles quarantine

Saturday, 27 April 2019

Nearly 700 people possibly exposed to measles at two Los Angeles universities are still quarantined ......

Saudi foundation pledges $50 million to eradicate measles

Monday, 24 April 2017

A Saudi Arabian charitable foundation said on Monday it will give $50 million to the United Nations ......

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