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Measles kills at least 36 children in Philippines this year

The Philippines’ Department of Health said on Thursday that at least 36 children under 5 years old died from measles in the Philippines in...

Niger LG records 12 measles cases

The Agwara Local Government Area of Niger recently recorded 12 cases of measles. Mr Abraham Jatau, the council’s Director of Primary Health Care, disclosed this...

COVID-19: Niger records measles outbreak in 13 LGs

Niger recorded outbreak of measles in 13 local government areas of the state during the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown imposed to contain the spread of...

Samoa measles death toll rises to 73

At least 73 people, mostly children, have died in Samoa due to a measles outbreak since November, the Pacific Island government said. According to the...

WHO decries ‘collective failure’ as measles kills 140,000

Measles infected nearly 10 million people in 2018 and killed 140,000, mostly children, as devastating outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of...

21.1m children denied first dose of measles vaccine yearly- UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 169 million children missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010...

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