There has been an outbreak of measles in Adamawa State with over 17 cases recorded with the state's Ministry of Health.

An 18-month-old boy who was not vaccinated against measles has died of the virus in Berlin, health officials said on Monday, adding they would try to boost vaccination rates and increase checks on

The eleven member states of World Health Organization South-East Asia Region committed to eliminate measles by 2020. In phased manner, Government of India is working on this goal, and has introduced two-dose strategy for measles vaccine in the routine immunization. Molecular epidemiology of measles in India has been considerably growing that would be useful for understanding the circulation of wild type measles in pre- and post-elimination period. However, importations of cases from other countries may be likely.

THE Adamawa Government has on Thursday confirmed the outbreak of measles in some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the state.

Assuring full immunisation coverage by 2020, the health minister on Thursday said that unvaccinated districts will be targeted in a phase wise manner.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Children across the country will be immunized with three new vaccines within the current fiscal year, thanks to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) that has included addi

An improperly mixed or possibly sabotaged measles vaccine has killed as many as 50 children in insurgent-held areas of northwestern Syria, volunteer medical organizations and physicians reported We

Days after cases of dengue in Raipur, there has been a sudden spurt in the number of chicken pox cases in the city.

LAHORE: The government of Punjab is spending around Rs 4,000 on every child for vaccination against polio, measles and other diseases.

Have you ever wondered why infant mortality rate (IMR) and maternal mortality rate (MMR) are going down so slowly in India?