Niger records measles outbreak in 13 LGs
Niger recorded outbreak of measles in 13 local government areas of the state during the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the pandemic.
Plateau Government laments diversion of attention from measles to COVID-19
The Plateau Government on Friday lamented what it called the diversion of people’s attention from the devastating effects of the deadly Measles disease
FG adds new laboratories for yellow fever, measles, rubella response
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into national yellow fever/measles/rubella laboratory network.
Parents should vaccinate, immunise children to prevent measles
Recently, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United States Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that more than 140,000 people worldwide died from measles in 2018.
‘Measles killed 52,600, infected 1.8 million Africans in 2018’
No fewer than 52,600 Africans lost their lives with 1,759,000 others infected by measles in 2018.According to new estimates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United States Centres for Diseases Control and Prevention..
More than 140,000 die from measles as cases surge worldwide
More than 140,000 people died globally from measles in 2018, according to new estimates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United States...
Death toll from Samoa measles epidemic reaches 25
A measles epidemic in Samoa has now claimed 25 lives, with children bearing the brunt of the deadly outbreak, official data in the Pacific island nation showed Monday.
Samoa's measles death toll rises to 20
The death toll from a measles epidemic in Samoa has risen to 20 as the outbreak rages out of control, with hundreds of new cases emerging daily, official data released Friday showed.