By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 During the first six weeks of 2021, Brazil has reported 54 confirmed cases of measles. 250 suspected cases have been reported, of which 54 (22%) were confirmed, 35 (14%) were...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reports measles has resurfaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) provinces of North and South Ubangui...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In 2020, Brazil health officials reported 8,448 confirmed measles cases, including 10 deaths. Pará State saw the most cases with 5,385 confirmed cases, followed by Rio de Janeiro...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 The Department of Health Eastern Visayas says a month-long vaccination program in the region will start on Feb. 1, covering over 535,000 children between zero and nine-months...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A measles outbreak in the city of Jacobabad in Sindh province, Pakistan has left two children dead and many others hospitalized, according to a report in the news source, The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of northern Luzon in the Philippines have reported a decrease in incidence in 20 out of 21 monitored infectious...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) and UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned last month that millions of children are at a heightened risk of polio and measles across the globe...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the measles situation in the Region of the Americas, Bolivia is reporting a third case of measles in the Santa Cruz region. The director of the Departmental...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has reported updates on two important vaccination campaigns in the north-central Africa nation...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that more  than 690,000 children aged 6 – 59 months were vaccinated since the second phase of the measles follow up campaign...