Global health chiefs have calculated that there has been a 400 per cent rise in the number of measles across Europe in the past year. A Region-wide midterm EVAP progress report will be presented at the 68th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in September 2018. Of the people diagnosed in Europe, 35 died of the disease, which struck hardest in Romania, Italy, and Ukraine. The numbers stunned officials after a record low of 5,200 cases in 2016.
The WHO Regional Office for Europe has released new data for 2017 ahead of a health ministerial meeting on immunisation in Montenegro on Tuesday.
"Over 20,000 cases of measles, and 35 lives lost in 2017 alone, are a tragedy we simply can not accept".
An ongoing outbreak in the Limerick area is now being investigated by the Measles Outbreak Control Team.
The worst recent year in the United States was 2014, when there were 667 cases of measles. "Travelers with measles continue to bring the disease into the U.S. Measles can spread when it reaches a community in the U.S. where groups of people are unvaccinated".
To prevent further outbreaks, a single MMR vaccine can be administered. Had MMR vaccination levels exceeded 95 per cent of the target population, measles may well have been eradicated by now.
Reagan received high ranks from conservatives and Republicans but fell short with Democrats and liberals. Those same Presidents topped the list in the same order when the poll was last conducted in 2014.
On Wednesday this week, Pai, and his two Republican FCC commissioners that do his bidding, indicated the plan is a goer. SpaceX wants to launch satellite internet in 2019, with hopes to carry out the initial tests this year.
Now, they found that images of the eye can also "very accurately" predict other indicators of cardiovascular health. In biology the rear interior wall of the eye is full of blood vessels that reflect the body's overall health.
European Tour: Joost Luiten of the Netherlands won the inaugural Oman Open in Muscat to break a title drought of almost 17 months. And although Woods' one-over beginning here at Riviera was error-strewn off the tee, McIlroy has not altered his view.
Not everyone loves that Swaney figured out this way to make it to the Olympics without being a true Olympic-level athlete. She also told the Denver Post her motivations were pure and that she hopes to inspire other skiers.
Lifting sanctions on aviation purchases was a key clause in the nuclear deal that Iran signed with world powers in 2015. Tehran blames U.S. sanctions for preventing it from importing new aircraft or spare parts.
In 2016, Martin was suspended for four games in violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy, testing positive for Adderall. In eight games, Martin had just 421 yards on 144 carries, averaging a dismal 2.9 yards per attempt.
Amazon acquired the chain of grocery stores specializing in high-end organic foods in June of past year for $13.7 billion. For non-Prime members, the Amazon Rewards Visa Signature card offers 3 percent back on Amazon and Whole Foods purchases.
The British Geographical Survey has been investigating the incident and reported the magnitude at 4.4 with a depth of 7.4km. The natural disaster has been felt as far north as Manchester and Liverpool and as far east as Leicester and London.
And Team Lakers was anchored by Justin Bieber, Terrence Crawford, Tracy McGrady, Rachel DeMita, and Nate Robinson. The biggest cheers at Staples Center went to Lakers youngsters Kuzma and Brandon Ingram on the US team.
AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal arrested
The Home Minister Rajnath Singh said civil servants should be allowed to work with dignity and without fear. We also stand, very strongly by the chief secretary, Delhi and all our colleagues in the NCT cadre.
Cyclone Gita packs 150 kph winds for New Zealand
Cyclone Gita has forced emergency services in New Zealand to issue evacuation warnings as 90mph winds hit the island. The full force of Cyclone Gita hit Tonga with 275 kph winds last week causing extensive damage.
Head of Merkel's conservative CDU to step down: party sources
Ms Merkel had to fill the position after current party chairman Peter Tauber announced he was stepping down because of ill-health. Merkel said she wants the party to elect Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to the post of general-secretary next Monday.
Court sends three accused in PNB fraud case to police custody
The prominent jeweler has been given one week to contest the suspension, the government said, following which it will be revoked. Modi was recently seen in a group photo with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi taken during the World Economic Forum in Davos.
No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC
SC led 46-25 at halftime as Auburn was 1-of-11 on 3-pointers, committed nine turnovers and was out-rebounded 21-14. Auburn fell to SC , 84-75, on Saturday afternoon, but the loss is of little importance to the Tigers right now.