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Measles outbreak across Europe

Measles is spreading across Europe wherever immunisation coverage has dropped, the World Health Organization is warning.

The largest outbreaks are being seen in Italy and Romania. 569 more words


Deadly measles outbreak spreads in Europe as vaccinations fall

Romania has seen nearly 2,000 cases of measles since February 2016, World Health Organization data shows.

The country’s vaccination rate is 86 per cent, well below the 95 per cent recommended for “herd immunity” against infectious disease. 334 more words


Evaluation of Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccination Among Newly Arrived Refugees

Lee et al.’s paper, “Evaluation of Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccination Among Newly Arrived Refugees (2017) evaluated the the overall connection of vaccination information for refugees vaccinated overseas with the US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. 95 more words


Jane Roe & The Pill


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In the third episode in our series on women’s reproductive rights in America, we finally get to two of the most important turning points in our story: the invention of the hormonal birth control pill, and the Roe v. 264 more words


Caregivers—have you and the person you care for had these vaccinations?

Caregivers, please talk to your doctor about getting the vaccinations you need.  Also, make sure that the person with Alzheimer’s is also current on the following immunizations: 35 more words



 Measles and Rubella Vaccination Campaign 

“A Race to Measles Elimination”

In Maldives, the incidence of Measles gradually decreased after the introduction of Measles Vaccine into EPI in 1983. 26 more words


To eliminate Measles and control Rubella by 2020, ministry convenes expert group to recommend measures

This Expert Advisory Group will recommend strategies to end the scourge of these killer and debilitating diseases by 2020.

India has made important gains in recent years. 441 more words

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