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Study: Measles wipes out the body’s immune memory

Posted on November 1, 2019 by Contributor

The measles virus wipes out up to 73 percent of antibodies that protect against viral and bacterial strains ...

Measles outbreak in North West

Posted on October 9, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Three cases of measles have been confirmed in Rustenburg, the North West health department said on Wednesday...

What is the cause of the global measles outbreak?

Posted on April 25, 2019 by Watch This

Although the goal is to eradicate the disease by 2020, we are experiencing a global measles outbreak. Why?...

Measles still kills

Posted on May 8, 2018 by Contributor

The anti-vaccination movement may be strong, but diseases like measles are stronger, putting young children at considerable risk ...

Measles outbreak: Parents urged to vaccinate children

Posted on September 7, 2017 by ANA Newswire

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health has urged parents to ensure that all their young children complete the vaccination ...

German measles: Signs and symptoms to look out for

Posted on September 4, 2017 by Living & Loving

Think your little one might have German measles? Look out for these symptoms. By Lynne Gidish...

Watch out: Measles makes a comeback

Posted on June 6, 2017 by Contributor

Vaccination is more important than ever since measles has made a comeback as one of the leading causes ...

Measles outbreak! City of Jo’burg calls for parents to vaccinate kids

Posted on March 16, 2017 by News24.com

The City of Johannesburg has urged parents and caregivers to ensure that their children are vaccinated after a ...

Measles threatens Botswana beef export industry

Posted on August 18, 2016 by ANA Newswire

Botswana’s beef export industry could be severely undermined in the long run by a spreading outbreak of beef ...

Dispelling myths about measles and polio vaccination

Posted on May 8, 2015 by Contributor

Due to measles and polio vaccination myths, more than 2 000 cases of measles and four related deaths ...

Measles cases reach 20-year high

Posted on May 30, 2014 by SAPA

The United States has so far this year counted 288 measles cases, the most in 20 years, and ...

Disease outbreaks in Lesotho and Namibia

Posted on November 8, 2019 by Watch This

According to news reports, Lesotho and Namibia are facing serious disease outbreaks of measles and hepatitis E...

Playground area hygiene tips for parents

Posted on September 18, 2019 by Contributor

Play areas are the perfect breeding ground for bacteria and, if not properly cleaned on a regular basis, ...

Alarming trend in parents missing children’s immunisation appointments

Posted on September 2, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Health practitioners have observed an alarming trend of parents missing their children’s immunisation appointments, while some lose the ...

Burkina Faso: WHO responds to worsening humanitarian situation

Posted on July 16, 2019 by PRESS

In response to the worsening humanitarian situation, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has scaled up operations in Burkina ...

Jessica Biel courts controversy for coming out against pro-vaccine bill

Posted on June 14, 2019 by ANA Entertainment

Actress Jessica Biel is speaking out about a controversial vaccine bill...

New study on the MMR vaccine and autism

Posted on April 2, 2019 by Contributor

A new studyhas explored the link between the MMR vaccine and autism. This is what they found...

US teen defies anti-vax mother, gets himself vaccinated

Posted on March 6, 2019 by ANA Newswire

In an interview with The Washington Post on Tuesday, Lindenberger said Facebook, or websites that were linked to ...

Anti-vaccination movement listed in top 10 health threats

Posted on January 30, 2019 by Contributor

The anti-vaccination movement has been listed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as one of this year's top ...

Mom who burned, beat & starved Baby Jamie found guilty of murder

Posted on September 21, 2018 by News24.com

In her short life 3-year old Jamie was beaten, starved, burnt with cigarettes, had chilli powder put in ...

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