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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,
Jun 02, 2017
South Sudan: 15 children die in botched measles vaccine campaign in KapoetaFifteen young children have died in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as young as 12 years old administering the vaccines, South Sudan's government announced on Friday.
Sep 29, 2014
Govt to launch ambitious drive to control many diseases, says Harsh VardhanAn ambitious drive to eliminate or control a host of diseases, including measles, which affects lakhs of people and leave many killed every year will be launched, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said.
Apr 24, 2012
UN misses measles target, 47% of global deaths in IndiaIndia accounted for 47 percent of measles deaths in 2010 and African countries for 36 percent, according to the study.