measles

#Measles: Why your kid might need a booster shot

Are your kids up-to-date with vaccines? Here's why you might want to check on that.


Is your child vaccinated against measles? Here’s why they might need a booster shot

Even if your child has been vaccinated, booster shots provide an extra layer of protection.


'There is hope this evil illness will not befall us again'

Jackie Opara

The residents of a Nigerian village had no health services, save for traditional methods, to treat those with a fever and a rash.


Measles outbreak kills children in Lagos

How a measles outbreak devastated a poor Lagos fishing community.


Roll over Ebola: measles is the deadly new threat

AFP

A consequence of the Ebola epidemic is a steep drop in measles vaccinations as overburdened hospitals are unable to keep up.