The measles vaccine provides benefits beyond merely protecting against that highly contagious viral respiratory disease that remains a leading childhood killer in parts of the world, scientists said.
By blocking the measles infect
An outbreak of measles across Bahrain that put 18 people in hospital is now under control, according to health officials.
Authorities have registered 32 cases since the start of the year, with the majority of t
A measles outbreak in Malawi has killed 82 people, mostly children, and infected more than 17,000 others, a senior health official said.
Dr Storn Kabuluzi, director of preventive health services in the department of health, said efforts we
Bahrain will not stop the immunisation of children against the viral diseases mumps, measles and rubella (MMR), says Health Ministry head of disease control Dr Muna Al Mousawi.
'We have decided to stop administering the booster dose o
Bahrain is to stop compulsorily immunising schoolchildren against the viral diseases mumps, measles and rubella (MMR) from this year.
Instead they will be vaccinated against Hepatitis A.
Health Ministry head of disease control Dr M
Health Miniser Dr Hamad Al Manie reaffirmed his ministry’s determination to eliminate measles (rubella) and prevent it from spreading in Saudi Arabia by next year.
According to Arab News, Al Manie said the ministry has established