Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global measles cases triple year-on-year: WHO

Measles cases nearly tripled globally during the first seven months of the year compared to the same period in 2018, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, amid growing concern over public resistance to the vaccine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Infectious diseases A-Z: Measles cases in 30 states

Measles infections are now confirmed in 30 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "We have more measles cases than we have had in the last 30 years," says Dr. Gregory Poland, director of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Heading to Europe this summer? Get your measles shot

(HealthDay)—As Europe deals with its biggest measles outbreaks since the 1990s, U.S. health officials are urging travelers to be up-to-date on vaccination.

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