United Nations, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Measles vaccination coverage has steadily declined since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2021, a record high of nearly 40 million children missed a measles vaccine dose: 25 million children missed their first dose and an additional 14.7 million children missed their second dose, a joint publication by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports.
Kabul, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that Afghanistan is facing up multiple disease outbreaks, including Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD), measles, Congo fever, dengue fever and the Covid-19 pandemic.
Brasilia, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Brazil's Ministry of Health began today the national vaccination campaign against measles and simultaneously against the flu, as the only mean of preventing these viral diseases with high transmission power.
Geneva, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) While reported measles cases have fallen in 2019 and 2020 compared to previous year, progress toward measles elimination continues to decline and the risk of outbreak is mounting, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO).