The Health Ministry says it has responded to a travel warning issued by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Americans traveling to Indonesia on a possible measles outbreak. ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Jakarta Post
The Department of Health on Wednesday advised residents in Metro Manila to take precautions against measles, after noting two deaths and a rise in cases in at least five cities in the National Capital Region. FULL ARTICLE AT GMANews.tv
The Department of Health (DOH) has issued a measles alert in Metro Manila as the number of cases of cases in the cities from January to December 10 has surged to 179. According to the partial report of the Regional ... FULL ARTICLE AT Manila Bulletin
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic
18,687 individuals were assisted by UNHCR in primary health care (PHC) centres through IMC, Amel Association, IOCC and PU-AMI.
3,079 patients were supported with clinical ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web
Measles, also known as rubeola or morbilli, is an infection of the respiratory system caused by a virus, specifically a paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus. Morbilliviruses, like other paramyxoviruses, are enveloped, single-stranded, negative-sense RNA viruses. Symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose, red eyes and a generalized, maculopapular, erythematous rash.
Measles (also sometimes... Full Article At Wikipedia.org