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Healthcare’s crucial tool is trust
Healthcare’s crucial tool is trust
Doctors and nurses have traditionally been among the most trusted people in society. According to the Wellcome Global Monitor, the largest-ever...
Curaçao vows to stop measles spreading from Scientology ship
Curaçao vows to stop measles spreading from Scientology ship
The Dutch territory of Curaçao said on Saturday it would do what was needed to prevent measles spreading from a Scientology cruise ship, after a...
US health officials seek to stem measles outbreaks traced to Israel, Ukraine
US health officials seek to stem measles outbreaks traced to Israel, Ukraine
The origins of the measles outbreak in the United States are not a mystery.
New York mandates vaccine to contain Brooklyn measles outbreak
New York mandates vaccine to contain Brooklyn measles outbreak
New York's mayor declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday, ordering all residents to be vaccinated to fight a measles...
[Video]#Measles: Why your kid might need a booster shot
[Video]#Measles: Why your kid might need a booster shot
Are your kids up-to-date with vaccines? Here's why you might want to check on that.
Is your child vaccinated against measles? Here’s why they might need a booster shot
Is your child vaccinated against measles? Here’s why they might need a booster shot
At least 17 cases of measles cases in Gauteng have sparked a 24-day vaccine campaign in the...
'There is hope this evil illness will not befall us again'
'There is hope this evil illness will not befall us again'
On a hot, quiet Monday morning in a Nigerian fishing village on the banks of the Otodo River 18-month-old Blessing Asokri developed an unusually high...
[Slideshow]Measles outbreak kills children in Lagos
[Slideshow]Measles outbreak kills children in Lagos
How a measles outbreak devastated a poor Lagos fishing community.
Roll over Ebola: measles is the deadly new threat
Roll over Ebola: measles is the deadly new threat
The people of Monrovia's Peace Island ghetto, refugees of civil war who found themselves suddenly overwhelmed and outmanoeuvred by the deadly Ebola...
Measles threat puts Ebola to shame
Measles threat puts Ebola to shame
The year 2014 saw one of the scariest infectious disease outbreaks in recent history. Ebola has so far claimed about 8 600 lives of the nearly 21...
Measles surges in UK years after vaccine scare
Measles surges in UK years after vaccine scare
More than a decade ago, British parents refused to give measles shots to at least a million children because of a vaccine scare that raised the...
Comment: Ignorant reporting can be lethal
Comment: Ignorant reporting can be lethal
The vaccination rate for MMR, which protects against three of the most common childhood diseases: measles, mumps and rubella, dropped from 92% in...

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