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18 Aug
Measles can be prevented with MMR vaccine. The vaccine protects against three diseases: measles, mumps, and rubella. CDC recommends children get two doses of MMR vaccine, starting with the first dose at 12 through 15 months of age, and the second dose at 4 through 6 years of age.
15 Sep 2021
Thousands of Afghans are being forced to stay at Ramstein air base after a measles outbreak stopped them from flying to the US. Dozens more were denied entry to the UK.
7 Dec 2020
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8 Jul 2020
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3 Apr 2020
As DR Congo faces the onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic, the country is already struggling to deal with the world's worst measles outbreak. Since January 2019, the virus has claimed the lives of over 6,300 children and infected hundreds of thousands of others. Our correspondents Clément Bonnerot and Juliette Dubois report from the north of the country.
2 Mar 2020
Measles vaccinations are now required to register in German schools. Parents can be fined thousands of euros if they violate the law.
17 Jul 2019
Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. Parents who object to immunizing their kids face hefty fines.
5 Jun 2019
Authorities on St. Lucia say they quarantined a ship owned by the Church of Scientology after a case of measles aboard. This comes as the world sees a resurgence of the sometimes deadly disease.
25 Apr 2019
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."
19 Apr 2019
Measles outbreak: Number of cases jumps in the US.
1 Apr 2019
Measles outbreaks in Europe: Cases spike amid vaccination slump.
23 Mar 2019
Few in measles hit Madagascar can afford vaccine.

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