Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Measles cases surge 80%, other diseases could follow: UN

Measles cases have surged by nearly 80 percent worldwide this year, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the rise of the "canary in a coal mine" illness indicates that outbreaks of other diseases are likely on the way.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UN: Measles cases spike in numerous outbreaks worldwide

The World Health Organization says cases of measles are continuing to spike globally, with multiple large outbreaks being reported across Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Measles death toll in Samoa rises to 15: UNICEF

The death toll from a measles outbreak raging in the Pacific nation of Samoa has risen to 15, with most of the victims young children, UNICEF said Tuesday.

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.

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