Nigeria: Children Are Still Dying From Measles in Borno State
[MSF] In the 70-bed Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) measles unit inside Maiduguri's State Specialist Hospital, Doctor Muhammad Abdullahi checks on five-year-old patient Mustapha Osman. The boy arrived for treatment at the hospital in Nigeria's Borno state just over three days ago, and should be ready for discharge in a few days. "He's one of the lucky ones to be discharged so quickly from the hospital," says Dr. Abdullahi. "Most children we see are admitted for days, if not w
Data from a federal program designed to compensate people harmed by vaccines shows how rare it is for someone to claim they were hurt after getting vaccinated.
Americans have received billions of doses of vaccines for everything from measles to the flu. In 30 years, very few injury claims have been filed with the federal government.
The number of measles cases in the United States this year rose to 1,044, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.
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MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- The number of measles cases in the United States so far this year has reached 1,044 in 28 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. That number is the highest number of cases since 1992 and since the...
The measles outbreak in the United States continues to grow, with the number of cases this year now reaching 1,044 as of Friday, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday.
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 -- U.S. travelers need to be aware of measles in Europe and should ensure children are adequately vaccinated, according to a study published online June 17 in Pediatrics. Kristina M. Angelo, D.O., from the U.S. Centers for...
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...