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The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that measles cases are skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is surging in four countries previously considered to have eliminated
The South Pacific island nation of Samoa has lifted a six week-state of emergency after the infection rate from a measles outbreak that has swept the country started to come under control.
Measles is caused by a virus and can lead to serious complications including pneumonia and inflammation of the brain that can do permanent damage and be deadly, especially in small children.
The spread of coronavirus COVID-19 is having a major impact on global public, social, and economic health. The solidarity shown by the international community as it navigates through the consequences that have resulted from the unprecedented global crisis is heartening.
The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. High-profile sports events were one of the first social activities to be shut down after many athletes were among the high-profile victims.
With fewer than 1,200 cases and 30 deaths reported nationwide, India still figures low in the global coronavirus chart but preparations to face the worst onslaught, likely during April-May, are proving strenuous.
On a recent group chat, one of my teacher daughters working remotely in north Florida texts: “This makes me so sad. I talked to a parent today who said she spent the morning running around town looking for meat and toilet paper.”