Alarming Figures: the WHO, the rapid increase in reported measles reports of cases in the world

The WHO reports alarming measles Numbers. Particularly Africa is affected. But also in Europe, the disease spreads rapidly. In the first half of 2019, there were globally the highest number of reported measles cases since 2006 in the same period. Until the end of July, almost three Times as many as in the same period of last year, and more […]

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WHO urges broader use of Ebola vaccine as DR Congo case numbers climb

The World Health Organization on Tuesday urged a dramatic broadening of Ebola vaccination in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the latest outbreak of the virus has killed more than 1,000 people. More than 111,000 people have already received the protective jab, through a so-called ring vaccination approach aimed at immunising every person who has been in contact with the […]

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