Measles alert in Detroit, Newark and Memphis airports
People who visited airports in Detroit, Memphis and Newark may have been exposed to measles, a respiratory infection that can be deadly in children under the age of five and adults over the age of 20.
[This Day] Maiduguri -M édecines Sans Frontières (MSF), popularly known as Doctors Without Borders on Friday revealed that 58 people had been killed by measles in Borno State since January.
Montreal health authorities are working with local clinics and hospitals to prevent a possible measles outbreak, but where people can go if they’re worried about being infected or in need of a booster shot isn’t being made public.
Publication date: 18–24 May 2019Source: The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10185Author(s): Alexis Robert, Sebastian Funk, Adam J Kucharski
A study warned that current vaccination policies are ‘not sufficient’ to prevent a deadly resurgence of the disease in the next three decades.
The UK should make measles vaccinations compulsory before children start school, according to an analysis of international measles data
Misleading campaigns claiming jabs are dangerous have left countries vulnerable, researchers say.
In recent years, we witnessed a resurgence of measles even in countries where, according to WHO guidelines, elimination should have already been achieved. In high-income countries, the raise of anti-vaccinatio...
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