Tag Archives: Measles

Dr Miriam Stoppard: ‘Measles is back and it is killing our children’

Our childhood vaccinations schemes have been so ­successful over the years that many people have never seen a child with diphtheria, polio, measles or mumps. These adults are fortunately ­ignorant to the suffering a child ­experiences with any of these ­infections and unknowing of the serious complications that can attend them, some of them life-threatening.… Read More »

U.S. measles outbreak triggers quarantine at two Los Angeles universities

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A nationwide measles outbreak has led health officials to quarantine dozens of people at two Los Angeles universities, officials said on Thursday. The quarantine affects the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) and comes as the United States battles the highest number… Read More »

UK: More Than Half a Million Children Missed Measles Vaccine Between 2010–2017

Children in UK. Representational image. (Photo Credits: Getty Images) London, April 25: More than half a million children in the UK were not given a crucial measles jab between 2010 and 2017, an analysis by children’s charity the Unicef reveals. Health experts say children should have two doses of the vaccine to fully protect against… Read More »