When it comes to vaccination coverage, Germany fails to meet the standards of the World Health Organization. Officials say anti-vaccination campaigns are making the problem even worse.
A New York county hit by a measles outbreak has declared a state of emergency and banned non-vaccinated minors from public places. Germany is also controversially debating compulsory vaccination. (27.03.2019)
With the threat of a measles outbreak hanging over Germany, the government is considering making the vaccination mandatory for children. While many parties back the move, the Green party remains skeptical. (25.03.2019)
The United States has recorded its highest tally of measles cases in 27 years. If the US cannot control the outbreaks, it may lose its status of having eliminated measles.
As the world grapples with measles outbreaks, public health advocates are desperately seeking to improve vaccine attitudes. But the facts don't seem to be getting through. A new study says empathy is key.
The more parents don’t vaccinate their kids, the higher the health risk for those who are too young to be immunized. How can you still protect your child?
Millions of children in high- and low-income countries have missed the first dose of the measles vaccine since 2010, according to UNICEF. It said the numbers of children missing the second dose were "even more alarming."
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