Measles vaccination

  • Samoa charges anti-vaxxer as deadly measles epidemic shuts down nation
    The battle to quell the devastating outbreak has been complicated by a vocal anti-vaccination movement, officials say.
    Dec 6, 2019
  • Samoa closes schools, restricts travel as measles death toll tops 50
    Samoa is trying to contain a measles outbreak that has killed more than 50 people in just weeks.
    Dec 2, 2019
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  • 24 children dead as Samoa’s measles outbreak worsens
    Samoa's measles outbreak has claimed 25 lives so far, almost all of them young children.
    Nov 25, 2019
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  • Vaccine mistrust in Ukraine weakens the world’s defences, experts worry
    More than 58,000 people this year were infected with measles in Ukraine, a country where only half the population believes vaccines work.
    Nov 4, 2019
  • Measles cases tripled worldwide this year: WHO
    Every region in the world, except the Americas, has seen more cases of measles this year compared to last year.
    Aug 29, 2019
  • U.S. measles outbreak hits 839 cases and counting
    Measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000.
    May 14, 2019
  • Current U.S. measles outbreak ‘completely avoidable,’ officials say
    There have been more than 700 cases of measles in the U.S. this year so far, the highest in 25 years.
    Apr 29, 2019
  • New York City orders mandatory vaccinations after measles outbreak
    New York's mayor announced that people in some parts of Brooklyn must get vaccinated against measles or face a fine.
    Apr 9, 2019
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  • Two new cases of measles confirmed on southern Vancouver Island
    Island Health is confirming two new cases of measles infection on Vancouver Island south.
    Apr 6, 2019
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  • More U.S. measles cases so far this year than in all of 2018
    The number of measles cases in the first three months of 2019 have already surpassed all U.S. measles cases last year.
    Apr 1, 2019

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