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Sep 30, 2019
Parents reluctant to vaccinate their kids should learn the horrors of measles, other forgotten diseasesThe Rubella vaccine became the R in the MMR and the strategy changed to vaccinating all pre-school children.
May 23, 2019
Measles make worldwide comeback, misinformed US parents think vaccine causes autism"No country can afford to be complacent about immunisation," says WHO at an event to boost confidence in vaccines.
Apr 17, 2019
Measles cases worldwide rose by 300 percent in first quarter of 2019, WHO reportsTurning the tide against measles will need effective public communication & engagement about vaccines.
Mar 16, 2019
Measles Vaccination Day: What you should know about MR, anti-vaxxer trend in IndiaParents around the world are refusing to give their kids preventive vaccines based on a myth.
Mar 05, 2019
Myth linking vaccines to autism debunked by biggest study on subject till dateThe anti-vax movement has caused a worrying surge in measles in 2018 because of hesitancy to vaccinate.
Mar 01, 2019
UN warns that 'complacency' is causing rapid rise in measles cases worldwideMeasles maybe the disease, but the real infection is misinformation, mistrust & complacency: Official.
Feb 15, 2019
WHO warns of measles making a comeback with cases of the infection risingOur data shows a substantial increase in measles cases...we're seeing this in all regions: WHO.
Nov 27, 2018
Maharashtra govt to launch six-week vaccination campaign against measles, rubella diseases starting todayMumbai: A six-week Measles-Rubella vaccination drive for children between the ages of nine months and 15 years will begin Tuesday in Maharashtra, state Health Minister Deepak Sawant said.
Sep 21, 2017
India's child mortality rate declines since 2005; one million lives saved, reveals new studyIndia prevented the deaths of about one million children under five in 2005-15, says a new study published in Lancet.
Aug 04, 2017
Govt launches Measles-rubella vaccination campaign across India, 3.3 cr children coveredGovernment has launched the Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in a phased manner for across the country to reduce measles morbidity and mortality,