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MMR vaccine secured for UK private patients to protect supply

MMR vaccine secured for UK private patients to protect supply

New restrictions that have been put in place mean the MMR vaccine cannot be parallel exported from the UK, to protect stock for private...
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Benefits of vaccines highlighted at Global Vaccination Summit

The European Commission and World Health Organization (WHO) are jointly hosting the world’s first Global Vaccination Summit to draw attention to the benefits of...

The rise of measles in Europe: social media taking responsibility

A recent global rise of measles has seen a number of American states declare a state of emergency and the World Health Organisation (WHO)...
Measles resurgence is occurring and getting more difficult to prevent with current vaccination policy

Measles resurgence is occurring and getting more difficult to prevent with current vaccination policy

According to a study published in BMC Medicine, across the globe, vaccination policy currently may not be sufficient enough to avert measles resurgence. Current vaccination...
Cases of measles in adults and children hit record high in the European region

Cases of measles in adults hit record high in the European region

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in the first six months of 2018 there were over 41,000 cases of measles in adults and...
New outbreaks of measles virus have been reported across EUEEA

New outbreaks of measles virus have been reported across EU/EEA

The outbreak of the measles virus continues across EU/EEA countries, according to the latest Communicable Diseases Threats Report (CDTR). In a report on the European...
European summer travel: have you had the MMR vaccination?

European summer travel: have you had the MMR vaccination?

Young adults are being urged to check they’ve had the MMR vaccination before they go travelling around Europe this summer due to large measles...
Measles cases in 2017 increased four-fold compared to 2016

Measles cases in 2017 increased four-fold compared to 2016

The number of measles cases has rebounded in the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region, with a substantial increase last year following a record...

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