Measles Cases Continue to Rise, Highest Since 1992 Measles Cases Continue to Rise, Highest Since 1992
Another 41 confirmed cases of measles were reported in the last week, bringing this year's total to 981, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Medscape Medical News
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The worst outbreak of the measles in the United States since 1992 has been declared over. But the disease has done damage all across the country in recent years.
[Daily News] AUTHORITIES in Kagera are working on initiatives to conduct measles-rubella and polio vaccinations targeting over 800,000 children under five years.
EXCLUSIVE Illnesses such as measles, polio and diphtheria have been wiped out in the UK. But they still circulate abroad and could return amid falling uptake of childhood immunisations.
AbstractMeasles vaccination schedules and targets of herd immunity have been designed according to the paradigm that the vaccine is as protective as natural infection, and the virus has remained of a single serotype over many decades. As a result, ongoing measles resurgence is mostly attributed to gaps in immunization. Using official data, we investigated the correlation between the rate of vaccine coverage reported and aggregated at the national level, and the incidence of cases. We discussed the limits of this indicator considered in isolation. We provide a literature overview of measles vaccine efficacy and failures. We...
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[WHO] Uganda is set to immunize more than 18 million children against measles and rubella, which amounts to 43% of the country's population. Among them, 8.2 million children younger than 9 months, or 20.5% of the population, will also receive the oral polio vaccine.
Pennsylvania health officials warned on Friday that anyone who was at Philadelphia International Airport on October 2 or 3 could have come into contact with a person thought to have measles.
[Monitor] Several health centres in Apac District at the weekend remained non-functional as health workers underwent orientation on how to administer rubella and measles vaccine on children.