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[Video]#Measles: Why your kid might need a booster shot
[Video]#Measles: Why your kid might need a booster shot
Are your kids up-to-date with vaccines? Here's why you might want to check on that.
Is your child vaccinated against measles? Here’s why they might need a booster shot
Is your child vaccinated against measles? Here’s why they might need a booster shot
At least 17 cases of measles cases in Gauteng have sparked a 24-day vaccine campaign in the...
'There is hope this evil illness will not befall us again'
'There is hope this evil illness will not befall us again'
On a hot, quiet Monday morning in a Nigerian fishing village on the banks of the Otodo River 18-month-old Blessing Asokri developed an unusually high...
[Slideshow]Measles outbreak kills children in Lagos
[Slideshow]Measles outbreak kills children in Lagos
How a measles outbreak devastated a poor Lagos fishing community.
Roll over Ebola: measles is the deadly new threat
Roll over Ebola: measles is the deadly new threat
The people of Monrovia's Peace Island ghetto, refugees of civil war who found themselves suddenly overwhelmed and outmanoeuvred by the deadly Ebola...
Measles threat puts Ebola to shame
Measles threat puts Ebola to shame
The year 2014 saw one of the scariest infectious disease outbreaks in recent history. Ebola has so far claimed about 8 600 lives of the nearly 21...
Measles surges in UK years after vaccine scare
Measles surges in UK years after vaccine scare
More than a decade ago, British parents refused to give measles shots to at least a million children because of a vaccine scare that raised the...
Comment: Ignorant reporting can be lethal
Comment: Ignorant reporting can be lethal
The vaccination rate for MMR, which protects against three of the most common childhood diseases: measles, mumps and rubella, dropped from 92% in...
UN health chief raises concern over vaccine 'mistrust'
UN health chief raises concern over vaccine 'mistrust'
World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Margaret Chan warned on Monday that the health community needed to tackle the strong and "worrisome" public...
UN: Measles outbreak kills more than 700 in Africa
UN: Measles outbreak kills more than 700 in Africa
A recent measles outbreak in Eastern and Southern Africa has killed more than 700 people, threatening to reverse gains made over several years to...

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