S ão Tomé and Príncipe: African Vaccination Week launched in São Tomé and Príncipe
[WHO] The global measles crisis is an urgent wake-up call to the need for countries to ensure that all children -- no matter where they live -- receive life-saving vaccines. Countries in the African Region have also experienced a resurgence of measles, including outbreaks reported in at least 9 countries (Chad, Cameroon, DR Congo, Liberia, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali , Nigeria and Uganda) in the last 12 months. Madagascar, in particular, has had a large measles outbreak affecting more than 122,000 cases i
Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday.
According to data from the World Health Organization, 41,000 measles cases were reported from January to June 2018 across 53 European countries
MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- As Europe deals with its biggest measles outbreaks since the 1990s, U.S. health officials are urging travelers to be up-to-date on vaccination. In 2018, European countries reported more than 83,500 measles cases, including...
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak, New York state has eliminated the religious exemption for not vaccinating children. Most school systems require proof of vaccination to allow a child to attend class, but by claiming...
In the U.S., we now have an outbreak of measles where the cases number more than it has in decades. Most of the people being infected are unvaccinated, and we ’ve all seen the media reports of the growing tide of anti-vaxxers. While the CDC, WHO, and pretty much every medical and scientific authority across the […]Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
This year, Deerkill Day Camp will only allow campers who have been vaccinated
Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak, New York state has eliminated the religious exemption for not vaccinating children.
New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, joins California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions.
The tide of public opinion has been changing as measles have surged to the highest levels since 1992 halfway through the year. The majority of those cases are located in New York.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation eliminating a religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren in the face of the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades