WHO launches funding appeal to help a record number of people in complex, intersecting health ...
WHO’s Health Emergency Appeal 2023 calls for US$ 2.54 billion Geneva, 23 January 2023 – WHO is launching its 2023 health emergency appeal today for US$ 2.54 billion to provide assistance to millions of people around the world facing health emergencies. The number of people in need of humanitarian relief has increased by almost a quarter compared to 2022, to a record 339 million.  Currently, WHO is responding to an unprecedented number of intersecting health emergencies: climate change-related disasters such as flooding in Pakistan and food insecurity across the Sahel and in the greater Horn of Africa; the war in...
Source: WHO EMRO News - January 25, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

COVID disrupts measles and other vaccinations in Asia, elsewhere
TOKYO -- Many young children in Asia and elsewhere are missing out on routine vaccinations to protect them from measles and other diseases as their countries battle COVID-19 infections. In 2021, the rates of vaccination against measles, polio and other infectious diseases among 1-year-olds all…#tokyo #ourworld #universityofoxford (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Gauteng Health Dept Aims to Stem Measles Outbreak - South African News Briefs - January 20, 2023
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Gauteng Health Dept Target 95% Measles Vaccination Rate Among Children (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Decreasing rates of childhood immunization are a major concern. Our medical analyst explains why
Vaccine rates for measles, polio, diphtheria and other diseases are decreasing among US children, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means more children are at risk for severe illness — illness that could be averted if they were immunized. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CNN expert talks about the consequences if childhood immunization rates drop further
Vaccine rates for measles, polio, diphtheria and other diseases are decreasing among US children, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles: information for schools and healthcare centres, UKHSA (updated 17th January 2023)
Information and advice on measles and the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. 17 January 2023Updated flyer and text version (English only). 13 January 2023Added text version of the flyer. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 17, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles: information for schools and healthcare centres, UKHSA (updated 13th January 2023)
Information and advice on measles and the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. 13 January 2023Added text version of the flyer. 25 October 2019Added Hebrew and Turkish translations. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Shot In The Arm’ Shows How Disinformation Can Be Deadly
Vaccine-preventable diseases like polio and measles are on the rise because more and more parents aren't vaccinating their kids. 'Shot in the Arm' clearly shows why disinformation itself is a disease. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 13, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lipi Roy, MD, MPH, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Hollywood & Entertainment /hollywood-entertainment pharma Source Type: news

Required vaccine coverage among kindergarteners drops for second year in a row
Vaccination rates for measles and other diseases dropped again last school year, according to a study published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Coverage against measles dropped to the lowest it's been in more than a decade. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 250,000 kindergarteners in U.S. are vulnerable to measles due to slide in vaccination rates, CDC says
In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a thin-section transmission electron micrograph (TEM) reveales the ultrastructural appearance of a single virus particle, or 'virion', of measles virus. "And we know that measles, mumps and rubella vaccination coverage for…#columbus #ohio #hispanic #cdc #hib #oleary #tem #seanoleary #georginapeacock (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slide in measles vaccination rate among kindergartners raises alarm
New data underscores concern that parental resistance to childhood immunizations may fuel a resurgence of the disease in the United States. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lena H. Sun Source Type: news

Vaccination Coverage with Selected Vaccines and Exemption Rates Among Children in Kindergarten - United States, 2021-22 School Year
This report describes a decrease in vaccination coverage among children in kindergarten in the United States during the 2021-22 school year. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 12, 2023 Category: American Health Tags: Children's Health Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (MMRV) Vaccine Safety MMR Vaccination MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vaccines Source Type: news

Measles Measles
"This 2-year-old has a fever, cough, red eyes, and an impressive rash. I ' ve personally never seen a case of measles, but I ' m worried given that this child has never received the MMR vaccine."MDedge (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 11, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

ID Consult: Measles ID Consult: Measles
"This 2-year-old has a fever, cough, red eyes, and an impressive rash. I ' ve personally never seen a case of measles, but I ' m worried given that this child has never received the MMR vaccine."MDedge (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 11, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

South Africa: Measles Outbreaks Confirmed in Five Provinces
[Daily Maverick] A measles outbreak that began in Limpopo has spread to five provinces, and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases has urged parents to vaccinate their children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news