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Experts warn that Covid-19 interruptions could result in polio & measles outbreak

Posted on May 7, 2020 by ANA Newswire

Interruptions to vaccination programmes caused by the Covid-19 pandemic could result in new waves of measles or polio ...

Study: Measles wipes out the body’s immune memory

Posted on Nov 1, 2019 by A4W 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 Oct 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 Apr 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 A4W 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 Sep 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 Sep 4, 2017 by Living And Loving Staff

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

Watch out: Measles makes a comeback

Posted on Jun 6, 2017 by A4W 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 Mar 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 Aug 18, 2016 by ANA Newswire

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

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