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Measles outbreaks likely in wake of COVID-19 pandemic, say scientists

Measles outbreaks likely in wake of COVID-19 pandemic, say scientists

Melbourne: A major measles outbreaks might occur during 2021 as an unexpected consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, say scientists in an ...Read More

Worldwide Measles surge to 23-year high in 2019, killing over 200,000: UNICEF

Worldwide Measles surge to 23-year high in 2019, killing over 200,000: UNICEF

Deaths from the childhood disease measles last year increased 50 per cent from 2016 levels, with this year's coronavirus pandemic threate...Read More

Other infectious diseases close in as Africa focuses on COVID-19

Other infectious diseases close in as Africa focuses on COVID-19

Lockdowns prove counterproductive for Africa as they may mean a resurgence of vaccine-preventable diseases. Inadequate public healthcare ...Read More

UN warns measles risk for children as countries battle coronavirus

UN warns measles risk for children as countries battle coronavirus

"Together, more than 117 million children...could be impacted by the suspension of scheduled immunization activities," it said.

Curb on measles: Door to door Campaign soon

Curb on measles: Door to door Campaign soon

Indore: Before launching the immunization programme for eradicating measles and controlling Rubella syndrome, the district health departm...Read More

Bhopal: Campaign to eradicate measles, rubella from Jan 2019

Bhopal: Campaign to eradicate measles, rubella from Jan 2019

A campaign will be started in January-February-2019 to free children of the state from Measles and Rubella disease. In this campaign, the...Read More

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Indore: CBSE schools to participate in Measles-Rubella campaign

Indore: In its latest circular, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has urged all affiliated schools to participate in Measle...Read More

WHO declares Brazil free of measles

WHO declares Brazil free of measles

Rio de Janeiro: The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Brazil free of measles, after no case of the disease was registered in t...Read More

WHO reminds travellers to vaccinate against measles, rubella for Rio

WHO reminds travellers to vaccinate against measles, rubella for Rio

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged visitors during the Rio Olympics to get vaccinated especially against measles and r...Read More

Dengue in childhood can  up early heart attack risk

Dengue in childhood can up early heart attack risk

London : Infectious diseases such as typhoid, measles, chicken pox, bronchitis, tuberculosis and dengue in childhood can increase risk of...Read More

Facts Belie Minister’s Immunisation Prediction

Facts Belie Minister’s Immunisation Prediction

Health Minister J P Nadda sparked scepticism when he declared on June 30 that India would reach the universal immunisation target, or 95%...Read More

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