Children around the world have missed out on measles vaccine due to COVID-19, could trigger an outbreak
The pandemic has had an effect on the control of vaccine-preventable diseases because campaigns were paused and routine immunisation services were disrupted.
Turning the tide against measles will need effective public communication & engagement about vaccines.
Since 2017, efforts of social media, NGOs, campaigns & advocacy has helped overcome anti-vax junk science.
Our data shows a substantial increase in measles cases...we're seeing this in all regions: WHO.
A measles outbreak is feared to have killed about 100 malnourished people in Indonesia's Papua, highlighting a health crisis in the country's easternmost province.