Coronavirus pandemic brings importance of immunisation to the fore; MMR or BCG vaccine may protect against severe COVID-19
The importance of immunisation has probably never seemed as important as it does during this pandemic.
India pledges $15-mn at virtual global vaccine summit; funds to be used for immunisation programmes across the world
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday pledged $15-million as India's contribution to the vaccines alliance GAVI at the Global Vaccine Summit hosted by the UK
The measles outbreak has hit Congo at a time when it is also grappling with an Ebola epidemic, that has already killed 2,200.
In the future, vaccines will be inhaled, there is a possibility that they will be administered topically as well.
World Immunisation Day 2019: As effect of many childhood vaccines wears off, let’s have look at vaccines one should get as an adult
We all know about childhood vaccines, one of the best ways to prevent infectious diseases in the community. But what many of us don’t realise is that effect of many of these vaccines wears off eventually
Parents reluctant to vaccinate their kids should learn the horrors of measles, other forgotten diseases
The Rubella vaccine became the R in the MMR and the strategy changed to vaccinating all pre-school children.
"No country can afford to be complacent about immunisation," says WHO at an event to boost confidence in vaccines.
Turning the tide against measles will need effective public communication & engagement about vaccines.
Parents around the world are refusing to give their kids preventive vaccines based on a myth.
The anti-vax movement has caused a worrying surge in measles in 2018 because of hesitancy to vaccinate.
Measles maybe the disease, but the real infection is misinformation, mistrust & complacency: Official.
Our data shows a substantial increase in measles cases...we're seeing this in all regions: WHO.
Maharashtra govt to launch six-week vaccination campaign against measles, rubella diseases starting today
Mumbai: 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.
India prevented the deaths of about one million children under five in 2005-15, says a new study published in Lancet.
Government has launched the Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in a phased manner for across the country to reduce measles morbidity and mortality,
Fifteen 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.
An 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.
India accounted for 47 percent of measles deaths in 2010 and African countries for 36 percent, according to the study.