The Measles Crisis and Nursing Response

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Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Think About It Source Type: research

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Samoa banned children from public gatherings, mandated everyone get vaccinated.
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[UN News] More than 28 million children in northern Nigeria will be protected against measles and meningitis through an immunization campaign carried out by the authorities alongside international partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO).
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More than 28 million children in northern Nigeria will be protected against measles and meningitis through an immunization campaign  carried out by the authorities alongside international partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO).
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Samoa declared a state of emergency this weekend, closing all schools and cracking down on public gatherings, after several deaths linked to a measles outbreak that has spread across the Pacific islands.
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[WHO] Children in 19 Northern states to be vaccinated in largescale campaign implemented by the Government of Nigeria and WHO with Gavi support
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Germany's parliament has voted to make measles vaccinations compulsory for children, with parents who fail to immunize their children facing fines of €2,500 ($2,750).
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Question: I’m a private-practice, ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist who is three months pregnant. I have been treating a child in her home, but I want to discontinue services to the child because no one in the family has been vaccinated for the measles. Can I do so or would it be considered client abandonment? More than 1,150 measles cases occurred in more than 30 states in the U.S. in 2019, and most of those cases involved unvaccinated people, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Measles is highly contagious and there is no cure. Measles in pregnant women may have serious ...
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[WHO] On behalf of the Ministry of Health and the Government of Uganda, I take this opportunity to update the public on the just concluded national Measles-Rubella and Polio immunisation campaign.
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[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that measles remains one of the greatest killers of children globally, adding that it is imperative for all nations to take decisive medical actions to tackle the disease.
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