The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened this year ...
More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019, with the vast majority of cases in Ukraine, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday as it urged authorities to ensure vulnerable people get vaccinated.
The United States recorded 71 new measles cases last week, a 13 percent increase as the country faces its second-worst outbreak of the disease in almost two decades, federal health officials said on Monday.
The number of measles cases worldwide nearly quadrupled in the first quarter of 2019 to 112,163 against the same period last year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, citing provisional data.
The World Health Organization warned Thursday that efforts to halt the spread of measles were ‘backsliding’, with case numbers worldwide surging around 50 percent last year.
Measles still claims young lives in Romania, where nearly 40 children have died in an outbreak that many blame on parents being misled by scare stories that vaccinating them is dangerous.
Indonesia is deploying military paramedics to carry food and vaccines to a remote part of its easternmost province of Papua, where reports say at least 61 infants died from malnutrition and diseases such as measles.
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Saturday said 27,766 children have been vaccinated during the first four days of the National Immunisation Campaign against Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR), which was launched on October 17.
James Hahn parred the first hole of a sudden death playoff on Sunday to beat Roberto Castro for the Wells Fargo Championship title and end months of misery on the PGA Tour.