NEW DELHI: Delhi high court on Tuesday made it clear that the AAP government has to publicise pros and cons, including the risks of administering measles and rubella (MR) vaccine to schoolchildren.

Court says Delhi govt plan lacks consent of parents, asks ads to be issued to spread awareness about vaccine

PATNA: State health minister Mangal Pandey will inaugurate measles-rubella vaccination campaign at Gardanibagh Girls High school on Tuesday.

Suraiya first noticed something was wrong with her two-year-old son, Atfan Kuning, when he couldn't eat or keep any food down.

The measles-rubella vaccination drive is seeing mixed results.

Measles is a highly contagious childhood disease. During the prevaccine era, nearly every child acquired measles before the age of 15 years. A key characteristic of the disease is a transient immune suppression, causing increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections.

Says a recent report released by WHO and UNICEF

The Ministry of Health has issued an alert on disease outbreaks in several counties.

Uganda's ministry of health on Thursday announced an outbreak of measles, one of the country's top killer diseases.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has made a business case for how it plans to support immunisation in Africa.