Measles cases rose nearly four-fold in first quarter 2019: WHO

The variety of measles cases around the world almost quadrupled in the very first quarter of 2019 to 112,163 versus the very same duration in 2015, the World Health Company (WHO) stated on Monday, pointing out provisionary information. An illustration supplies a 3D visual representation of a spherical-shaped, measles infection particle studded with glycoprotein tubercles … Read more

Global measles cases up 300% year-on-year: WHO

WHO information programs measles eliminates about 134,000 kids a year AFP/SEYLLOU. GENEVA: Measles cases increased 300 percent worldwide through the very first 3 months of 2019 compared to the very same duration in 2015, the World Health Organisation stated Monday (Apr 15), mentioning initial information. ” While this information is provisionary and not yet total, … Read more

US sees surge of nearly 20per cent in confirmed cases of measles, CDC reports

REUTERS: The variety of verified cases of measles in the United States this year leapt by almost 20 percent in the week ended April 11 in the nation’s second-worst break out in almost twenty years, federal health authorities reported on Monday. Since April 11, the U.S. Centers for Illness Control and Avoidance (CDC) tape-recorded 555 … Read more

On the Sahara’s edge, the fight to protect children against measles

Health workers are doing their best to administer the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to poor children in eastern Chad. (Photo: AFP/Amaury Hauchard) ADRÉ, Chad: Dinar Tchere is fighting time and the sun, and he fears he may be losing. This morning, the health worker is expected in a remote village of eastern Chad, where he … Read more

New York declares measles emergency, blasts misinformation fueling outbreak

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday in response to a measles outbreak, requiring unvaccinated people living in the affected areas to get the vaccine or face fines. FILE PHOTO: A vial of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and an information sheet is seen … Read more

How Bad Can the NYC Measles Outbreak Get?

Credit: Joe Amon/Getty Images A growing measles outbreak in New York City has led officials to declare a public health emergency in parts of the city. There have been nearly 300 confirmed measles cases in the city since the outbreak began last October, mainly in Orthodox Jewish communities in parts of Brooklyn, according to the … Read more

NYC mayor orders mandatory measles vaccinations after Brooklyn outbreak

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday in response to a measles outbreak, requiring unvaccinated people living in the affected areas to get the vaccine or face fines. A vial of the measles, mumps, and rubella virus (MMR) vaccine is pictured at the International … Read more

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