October 30, 2021 1:00 pm
Children are vulnerable to infections and illnesses especially when they are exposed to different environment.
September 11, 2021 5:13 pm
The halting of the flights is a problem for the United States in part because many of the evacuees already have been at the Ramstein base longer than the 10-day limit Germany set in allowing the US to use the country as a transit site.
November 13, 2020 10:48 am
The global total for confirmed measles infections rose to 869,770 last year, the World Health Organization and U.S. Centers for Disease Control said in a report released Thursday.
January 09, 2020 11:40 am
The United Nations agency said that a lack of funds and low routine vaccination coverage, as well as malnutrition, were inhibiting the response to save lives and control the outbreak in the country.
July 11, 2019 7:23 am
India has a long road ahead, particularly because vaccine-resistant voices are sometimes being heard.
July 12, 2019 5:35 pm
Notably, according to WHO, one-third of all measles-related deaths worldwide occur in India.
July 10, 2019 3:30 am
The elimination of a disease means that there have been zero new cases of the disease in the last three years.
May 15, 2019 8:27 am
Since the measles outbreak began last fall, the health authorities have embarked on a sweeping and exhaustive campaign, repeatedly urging people to get vaccinated and fighting the spread of misinformation.
May 07, 2019 7:45 am
In the face of outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, some have alleged religious exemptions have been abused by ``anti-vaxxers'' who believe vaccines are harmful despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.
April 27, 2019 12:01 pm
Los Angeles is the latest metropolitan area to be hit by measles. On Wednesday, federal health officials said the number of measles cases in the US had risen to 695, the highest annual number recorded since the disease was declared “eliminated” in the country in 2000.