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Measles death toll in Samoa rises to 15

The UN children's agency said that suspected measles cases had topped 1,000 in the island nation, which has declared a state of emergency.

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DR Congo minister declares measles epidemic...

Medical teams have confirmed 677 cases of measles among 87,000 suspected cases in 23 provinces, Oly Ilunga Kalenga said in a statement Monday.

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Global measles cases up 300 percent year-on-year:...

Measles, which is highly contagious, can be entirely prevented through a two-dose vaccine.

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Measles claims four in West Nile

95 cases of measles have been registered in eight sub-counties.

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Measles outbreak persists in Arua

From 2018 to 2019, out of the 318 cases registered, some cases of death have been registered though there is no clear number of how many children could...

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Hundred children die in DR Congo measles...

Experts have blamed lack of vaccination, poor medical facilities and malnutrition among the young.

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State of emergency declared in US measles...

The disease was declared eliminated in the US in 2000 but has since made a comeback that is tied to imported cases and the rise of the anti-vaccine movement....

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Cheap, portable test can identify risk of...

Measles kills about 134,000 children per year, and rubella causes some 100,000 children to be born with birth defects such as deafness.

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Panic in Busoga as measles outbreak takes...

Three children dead as 197 cases are reported in Kamuli district

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Navigating Buvuma islands in response to...

A measles outbreak had been going on the islands of Buvuma from February, 2017.

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Expectant mothers warned against...

The warning was given by specialists from St. John Ambulance Uganda during a health camp at Mutembe Landing Site, Nyenga sub-county in Buikwe district.