Global efforts to cut the number of deaths from measles have fallen short of World Health Organization (WHO) targets. An analysis published in the Lancet said deaths had fallen by 74% between 2000 and 2010, but the target was 90%. Outbreaks in Africa and delays in vaccination programmes in India have stalled progress, researchers say. […]
Posted: April 25th, 2012 under Care Professionals, Doctors, Health, Health Professionals, Health Websites, Healthcare, Preventable Crisis, Uncategorized.
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Ninety per cent of two year old children in the UK have received their first dose of the MMR vaccine – the highest level for 13 years, says the Health Protection Agency. But this is still short of the 95% uptake rate which would stop the spread of the disease in the community. A measles […]
Posted: July 4th, 2011 under Doctors, GPs, Health, Health Professionals, Healthcare, NHS Deaths, Preventable Crisis, Quangoes, Uncategorized, Vaccinations.
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The number of cases of measles in the first five months of this year have surpassed the total for the whole of 2010, according to new data. The Health Protection Agency (HPA) reported 496 cases of measles in England and Wales up to the end of May this year, compared with 374 for the whole […]
Posted: June 29th, 2011 under Doctors, Health, Health Professionals, National Health Service, NHS, NHS Deaths, Quangoes, Uncategorized.
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