NewsDesk @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) reports a 79 percent increase in measles cases globally during the first two months of 2022, compared the same period last year. Almost 17,338...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on a recent report on measles in Brazil, a new case of measles registered in São Paulo turned on the alerts among the health authorities: it was the third record...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 While reported measles cases have fallen compared to previous years, progress toward measles elimination continues to decline and the risk of outbreaks is mounting, according...

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...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A new article in The Lancet  has called for urgent international action to prevent potentially devastating measles epidemics in the coming years. Lead author Professor Kim...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Samoa health officials are reporting in a measles update that the there has been 4,460 measles cases  reported to the Disease Surveillance Team, since the outbreak...

In 2016, an estimated 90 000 people died from measles – an 84% drop from more than 550 000 deaths in 2000 – according to a new report published today by leading health organizations. This marks the...

The current measles outbreak in the United States has ignited a firestorm of chatter from the media and political class recently, somewhat reminiscent to what happened last year with Ebola. Vaccines has...

The Sunday, Jan. 11 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show brought to listeners the latest of the 2014-2015 seasonal influenza season, a diligent measles vaccines safety study, word that Ebola...