Tag: MEASLES

More than 130 dead in measles outbreak blamed on Philippine anti-vax movement

More than 130 dead in measles outbreak blamed on Philippine anti-vax movement

“We are seeing numbers go up. In fact, the numbers are really wildly up but we are watching it and we are reacting to it. Since 2011, the Red Cros ...
Russian trolls blamed for West’s measles epidemic that’s killed 72 people by pumping out anti-vax propaganda on social media

Russian trolls blamed for West’s measles epidemic that’s killed 72 people by pumping out anti-vax propaganda on social media

RUSSIAN trolls are spreading anti-vaccine propaganda that has led to dozens of deaths from measles, researchers have said. Cases of measles in in E ...
Facebook fake news 'war room' should target anti-vaxxers

Facebook fake news 'war room' should target anti-vaxxers

He added: “I’m a great believer in herd immunity. If you don’t want your child to be vaccinated shouldn’t you at least have to notify every other ...
Measles infections in Europe hit decade high in 2018

Measles infections in Europe hit decade high in 2018

Measles infections in Europe hit a decade high in 2018, despite more children than ever before receiving vaccinations.  According to the World Hea ...
Measles hits decade high across UK and Europe as ‘antivaxers’ scare parents away from having their children vaccinated

Measles hits decade high across UK and Europe as ‘antivaxers’ scare parents away from having their children vaccinated

THE NUMBER of people infected with measles in Europe has hit a decade high, World Health Organisation figures show. Experts warn parents are being ...
MEASLES SHOCK: Record number of immunisations AND cases recorded in Europe

MEASLES SHOCK: Record number of immunisations AND cases recorded in Europe

Figures released today show more children in the WHO European Region were vaccinated against measles than ever before during 2018. However, progres ...
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