The World Health Organization (WHO) says there were over 21,000 cases of the unsafe virus recorded in Europe a year ago, four times the number recorded in 2016.
In its latest disease surveillance report for 2017, World Health Organization said declines in overall routine immunisation coverage and low coverage among some marginalised groups was the primary cause of the measles outbreak. The worst affected country was Romania, with 5,562 cases. According to the World Health Organization, this may be down to "declines in overall routine immunization coverage, consistently low coverage among some marginalized groups, interruptions in vaccine supply or underperforming disease surveillance systems".
Yet, in the United Kingdom, only 91.9 per cent of children were vaccinated against measles between 2015 and 2016 compared to 94.2 per cent in 2014-to-2015 and 94.3 per cent in 2013-to-2014, according to NHS immunisation statistics.
Health ministers from 11 EU countries will meet Tuesday to discuss the goals set out in the European Vaccine Action Plan.
Measles is a highly contagious disease. "This short-term setback can not deter us from our commitment to be the generation that frees our children from these diseases once and for all".
A year ago in Europe, however, at least 100 cases were reported in 15 of the continent's 53 countries, including 5,562 in Romania, 5,006 in Italy and 4,767 in Ukraine.
There has been some controversy about whether the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) jab - included as part of the NHS childhood immunisation programme - might cause autism. As for the number of people who are not lucky enough to get measles in Europe, the figure is 21 315 people.
Freezing Rain Warning For The Stratford Area
The warning comes with the usual caution of slippery roads, sidewalks and parking lots and transportation delays. The weather agency says up to 10 millimetres of freezing rain is expected for those areas this weekend.
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Three law enforcement officers were shot while serving a warrant in central Georgia Friday morning, one fatally, officials say. The names of the officers who were wounded, along with the suspect, have not been released.
Doubts were raised following a 1998 study by Dr Andrew Wakefield.
Last year, Italy announced it was suffering from a measles "epidemic" and estimated that only 85 percent of its under two-year-olds are vaccinated against the disease.
So, following the data given on the website of the European Agency for health, the first place by the number of cases acute communicable viral disease went to Romania, and the second place was assigned to Italy.
For measles, about 90 to 95 percent of the population needs to vaccinated to virtually eliminate the disease.
If people are unsure of their vaccination status they are advised to get an MMR vaccine, as even if they do have 2 doses of MMR a third dose is not harmful. The WHO is concerned by low rates of immunisation against the disease.
Hollie's residence to set a perimeter and wait for other officers to arrive to talk to him, he find shots at the officers". A police department spokesperson said that funeral arrangements have not yet been finalized but may be announced Thursday.
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The potholes on numerous roads may also be filled with water, which also requires motorists to slow down in some areas. Heavy rain is expected in the Mid-South Wednesday and Thursday , elevating the risk of flash flooding across the area.
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A snow and ice warning for all of Ireland is in place until midnight on Sunday as temperatures are expected to fall to -3 degrees. Isolated showers will continue into the afternoon. "Highest temperature of just 2 to 6C with moderate to fresh westerly winds".
Winter weather advisory Tuesday in northern Oklahoma
Please continue to be careful out traveling and walking around as untreated surfaces will be quite slippery at times. This may lead to ice covered trees and branches, as well as ice covered power lines, to break and fall.
Major Winter Storm - Heavy Snow - to Pummel Northwest Montana
Sleet or snow may mix in early during the event in the northern neck of Virginia, Southern Maryland, and the Eastern Shore. West Michigan will take a break from the snow to end the weekend with more sunshine as temperatures continue to increase.
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