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TB, Measles, Polio Vaccines Might Provide Protection From COVID-19

By Steve Baragona As the world waits for a COVID-19 vaccine, scientists are testing whether shots already in use for other diseases might provide some...

UNICEF Warns That COVID-19 Crisis Prevents Shipment of Vaccines for Children

By Lisa Schlein The U.N. Children’s Fund warns that COVID-19 mitigation measures are preventing the shipment of vaccines to dozens of developing countries, putting the lives...

Measles Kills 140,000 people, WHO Calls it “Collective Failure”

Measles infected nearly 10 million people in 2018 and killed 140,000, mostly children, as devastating outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of...

World’s Largest Measles Outbreak Kills More than 4,000 People in Congo this Year

More than 4,000 people have died in Congo this year in the world's largest measles outbreak, the United Nations children's agency said Wednesday. The Central...

US’s Worst Measles Epidemic in 27 Years to be in Its Final Stages as No New Cases Reported

The nation’s worst measles epidemic in 27 years could be in its final stages as a week went by with no new reported cases. “To...

New York’s Worst Measles Epidemic in Nearly 30 Years Officially over After Months of Emergency Measures

US officials on Tuesday declared New York's worst measles epidemic in nearly 30 years officially over after months of emergency measures that included mandatory...

WHO Warns of Serious Consequences of Measles Infections Globally

The World Health Organization warns of serious consequences if nations do not take immediate action to stop the escalation of measles infections, which have...

More Cases of Measles Reported in US, the Worst Outbreak in Over 25 Years

Thirty-three new cases of measles were reported last week, with 1,077 active cases total within the United States, according to health officials — the...

US Measles Caseload Rises Again: 22 New Infections Recorded Amid The Worst Outbreak in 27 Years

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...

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Eliminates Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations

New York is the latest state where parents can no longer refuse to vaccinate children on religious grounds. Both houses of the New York State...

Measles Cases in US Cross 1,000 Mark for 2019

The number of measles cases confirmed in the United States in 2019 has reached 1,001, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report said...

U.S. Measles Outbreak Raises Concerns About Immunity in Adults

Adults in the United States who were vaccinated against measles decades ago may need a new dose depending on when they received the shot...

Even After Three Days, Nearly 700 Still in Measles Quarantine in Los Angeles

Nearly 700 people possibly exposed to measles at two Los Angeles universities are still quarantined three days after health officials ordered the precautions to...

Measles Could be Completely Wiped Off, Instead it’s Making a Comeback

Measles is a disease that is only found in humans so it could be completely wiped off the face of the earth. But despite...

Measles Spread in Google’s Headquarters, Employees Discussing Ways To Protect Themselves

Executives at Google's Silicon Valley headquarters are discussing ways to protect themselves and their families from measles after one of them was found working...

NY County Declares Emergency Because of Measles Outbreak, Bans Unvaccinated People from Public Places

So far this year, more than 300 people have contracted measles in 15 states in the U.S. Almost half of those cases occurred in...

2.6 mn Children at Risk in Philippines Measles Outbreak

Health experts have warned that about 2.6 children in the Philippines were at risk due to a measles outbreak in the country as more people have died from the disease this...

Measles Outbreak Confirmed In The U.S. Pacific Northwest

Officials in the Pacific Northwest state of Washington have declared a measles outbreak after at least 22 people, including 20 children, have become infected...

WHO Warns A Rise In The Number Of Measles Cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) warns a spike in the number of measles cases globally is putting hard won progress toward the elimination of...

Europe Suffers From a Severe Measles Outbreak

The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least...

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