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Measles vaccination becomes mandatory in Germany
Starting now, all children in Germany must be vaccinated against measles. Their parents can face large fines if they don't follow the new law.
Is Europe losing ground in its fight against measles?
The UK, Greece, Albania and Czech Republic have lost their measles "eliminated" status according to the World Health Organization
UK PM orders urgent action to boost measles vaccine uptake
The Uk achieved measles-free status in 2016 but lost it just three years later as 991 cases were reported in 2018.
We should criminalise the anti-vax movement for eroding trust in life-saving medicines ǀ View
The number of outbreaks of measles around the world is increasing. Governments planning to mandate vaccinations or introduce sanctions for those who do not vaccinate their child should consider action against those spreading false messages about these life-saving medicines.
How growing numbers of EU countries are making vaccines mandatory
Will Germany be one of them?
The Brief: Fake news fightback
With the European elections around the corner we ask some experts how the EU can fight back against disinformation during the campaign.
Half of Europeans wrongly believe vaccines often cause side-effects
Nearly half of Europeans wrongly believe vaccines often cause serious side-effects, according to a poll that comes amid a global rise in measles.
UN: 20m missed vaccinations each year causing global measles outbreaks
In high income countries, the US, France then Britain have had the highest numbers of unvaccinated children between 2010-2017.
The story of measles-hit Ukraine and its fake vaccination certificates
"We all know that there is a huge number of fake vaccinated children. Every mum in the playground knows it. They say ‘All the mothers do it, they just go and bribe the doctor or a nurse’."
Read Roald Dahl's poignant letter begging parents to vaccinate against measles
A vaccine came too late for his daughter, Olivia.
New York City declares health emergency amid measles outbreak in Brooklyn
"This is the epicenter of a measles outbreak that is very, very troubling and must be dealt with immediately," the mayor said at a news conference in Williamsburg.
Do adults need the measles vaccine? How to know if you're protected
There's lots of talk about how to protect children from the highly contagious virus, but adults with measles are 10 times more likely to be hospitalized.
Man criminally charged for allegedly breaking measles quarantine
It's unclear if the man had measles or was under quarantine because he had been exposed and had no proof of immunity.
What parents need to know about the measles vaccine
Cases of measles are on the rise, 159 cases have been reported in 10 states.
French boy accused of reintroducing measles to Costa Rica
The 5-year-old and his parents are on holidays in the Latin American country.
Measles cases in Europe tripled in 2018, says WHO
WHO said “uneven progress between and within countries” was to blame for the record numbers.
Which countries are driving Europe’s record measles outbreak?
The World Health Organization has sounded the alarm about measles in Europe. But in which countries is the outbreak worst?
Measles ‘spreads like wildfire’ if children not vaccinated: WHO expert
Dr Mark Muscat of the World Health Organization tells Euronews that a lack of vaccination coverage is behind the record numbers of measles case in Europe.
Europe briefing: 7 stories to know about today
Here are the top stories from Europe and beyond we were following this morning, Tuesday, August 21.
Thousands of people in Warsaw protest against compulsory vaccinations
It comes as the number of measles cases quadrupled in Europe in 2017, with 35 fatalities, according to the World Health Organization.
Italy’s measles doll sparks controversy
An Italian toy maker has been urged to withdraw a doll that can be cured of the measles using "magic" wipes and cream.
Portuguese doctors neglect their shots in midst of measles outbreak
Uptick in measles cases mostly localised around one Porto hospital where some health professionals appear to have neglected their vaccination regimes.
Romania and Italy hit as measles makes ‘tragic’ comeback in Europe
The number of measles cases in Europe has quadrupled in a year, according to the World Health Organization.
Measles: a deadly killer that EU countries have failed to eliminate
It's worst in Italy and Romania.
‘Not vaccinating your own baby leads to the death of another’
In the past year, 34 people have died after contracting measles in Romania. More than 9,233 cases have been recorded in the current outbreak.