The ministry of health has confirmed an outbreak of Germany measles also known as Rubella in Agago district in northern Uganda.

Agago — An outbreak of rubella commonly known as German measles or three-day measles has been confirmed in Agago District.

Even though billions of doses of vaccines for children across 100 countries around the world were supplied in 2016, millions of children " especially those in conflict zones " still miss out on lif

NEW YORK, April 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Saudi Arabian charitable foundation said on Monday it will give $50 million to the United Nations children's agency to help eliminate measles, th

The area recently received around 6,000 displaced persons who fled a tribal conflict in El Nair area of East Darfur.

The Western Cape health department has vaccinated 15,000 pupils and children against measles in Stellenbosch and Drakenstein in February, in an effort to prevent the spread of the disease.

Concerned about the outbreak of measles in Yangon Region, the Department of Public Health has embarked on a mass vaccination campaign among children in five townships to curb the spread of the dise

Despite remarkable progress in the improvement of child survival between 1990 and 2015, the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 4 target of a two-thirds reduction of under-5 mortality rate (U5MR) was not achieved globally. In this paper, we updated our annual estimates of child mortality by cause to 2000–15 to reflect on progress toward the MDG 4 and consider implications for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) target for child survival.

Cutaneous granulomas are a well-recognized pathologic feature in patients with various primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDs) and may be self-limited or can progress to a persisting granulomatous disorder.1,2 Rubella virus (RV) vaccine strain RA27/3 has been recently detected in disseminated cutaneous granulomas of 2 patients with ataxia telangiectasia (AT) and a patient with Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome (who had combined immunodeficiency [CID]).3 However, a more detailed study of a larger series of granuloma cases in patients with different PIDs was required to confirm and extend this

Children in the embattled Nigerian town of Damboa are reportedly suffering from three serious conditions — malaria, measles and malnutrition — despite aid workers' best efforts to keep them healthy