This annual report of WHO’s work between July 2019 and June 2020, was finalized four months after the COVID-19 pandemic first arrived in the WHO African Region.
In 2005, countries in WHO Western Pacific Region, including China, resolved to eliminate measles by 2012 or as soon as feasible thereafter.
Measles virus is directly responsible for more than 100,000 deaths yearly. Epidemiological studies have associated measles with increased morbidity and mortality for years after infection, but the reasons why are poorly understood.
Sri Lanka has made health history after spending three years free of any new measles cases (The Indian Express, July 10), and the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that the deadly childh
MUMBAI: Over a dozen fresh cases of suspected measles have been detected in children from two city wards.
Juba To interrupt the transmission of the measles virus, the Ministry of Health for South Sudan, with support from the World Health Organization, UNICEF and other partners, have launched reactive m
WMA expresses alarm following measles outbreak.
India has 2.9 million children who have missed out on the first dose of measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017 despite over 80 per cent of immunisation coverage, the UNICEF said on Thursday.
The number of cases of measles — one of the world’s most contagious diseases — is climbing, warned the World Health Organisation (WHO), stating that preliminary global data shows that reported case
Addis Standard has quoted a BBC Amharic story that says 39 people have died from measles
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