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#Measles

# measles - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Numbers continuing to rise in Limerick measles outbreak as doctors urge vaccinations MMR

Numbers continuing to rise in Limerick measles outbreak as doctors urge vaccinations

The HSE is offering the vaccine for free in Limerick.

# measles - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin MMR

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin

The incident is being examined by the HSE’s measles outbreak control team.

# measles - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Free vaccine offered as Limerick measles outbreak worsens MMR

Free vaccine offered as Limerick measles outbreak worsens

Six new cases of measles were confirmed in Limerick today.

# measles - Sunday 28 January, 2018

'I'm used to crying because we've got so little food': Papuan children dying from measles in isolated villages

This week, reporters found houses sit on stilts and the only bare-bones clinic has no modern medical equipment, a few rickety beds, and overwhelmed nurses struggling to cope.

# measles - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Measles outbreak: Should we pay doctors to track down unvaccinated children?

Australian doctors receive payments to track down and vaccinate children who are more than two months overdue for their vaccines, writes Jennifer Whitmore.

# measles - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

People with measles symptoms advised to isolate themselves as highly contagious disease spreads

Symptoms can present as red eyes, a runny nose, a high temperature and a rash.

# measles - Friday 27 October, 2017

Outbreak of measles in Dublin has now spread to Meath

There are now 7 confirmed cases of measles affecting Dublin and Meath, with most of these cases in Dublin City.

# measles - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Parents urged to vaccinate children after HSE notified of potential measles case in Cork

Two cases of measles were confirmed in Dublin last Friday.

# measles - Friday 20 October, 2017

People urged to get vaccinated as two measles cases confirmed in Dublin

An alert has been issued to all emergency departments and GPs in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow.

# measles - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Small decline in MMR vaccinations could have a serious effect

A 5% drop in measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations caused a threefold increase in annual measles cases, a new study found.

# measles - Friday 2 June, 2017

15 infants die in South Sudan after children as young as 12 years old administer measles vaccine

The children died of “severe sepsis/toxicity”, the UN said.

# measles - Monday 24 April, 2017

HSE: Complacency over vaccines could cause death in Ireland

The HSE issued the warning this morning following a spate of deaths as a result of a measles outbreak in Europe.

# measles - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Europe-wide measles warning as outbreaks of disease spread across a number of nations

France, Germany, Italy, Romania, Poland, Switzerland and Ukraine are the most affected.

# measles - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

People urged to get vaccinated as latest case of measles confirmed in Cork

There have now been 38 cases of measles confirmed in recent months.

# measles - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Person with measles travelled by plane to Dublin and then onto Galway

This case is unrelated to the recently reported outbreak that resulted in 34 confirmed measles cases between April and mid-July.

# measles - Thursday 14 July, 2016

# measles - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Six infants diagnosed with measles as HSE investigates outbreak

30 cases of measles are being investigated around the country.

# measles - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

There have been further outbreaks of measles around the country

The cases of the illness are being seen in several different areas of the country.

# measles - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Measles warning after second case confirmed this year

The person in question had been in Dublin and Kerry leading up to and including the May bank holiday weekend.

# measles - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher have just donated $1 million to charity in Syria

The comedian and his actress wife have made the donation to help combat a measles outbreak in the war-ravaged country.

# measles - Monday 23 February, 2015

Toddler dies as measles outbreak escalates in Germany

Many people don’t vaccinate their children as they fear it could lead to autism – a theory repeatedly disproven.

# measles - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Everyone who went to this Kings of Leon concert might have measles Health Is On Fire

# measles - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

These are the outbreaks of measles in Ireland since 2008

In total, the Council for Foreign Relations has tracked 432 cases since 2008.

# measles - Friday 25 October, 2013

HSE report shows Ireland on the way to eliminating German measles

The report delivered to the World Health Organisation shows that there were no cases of the disease between 2010-2012.

# measles - Friday 17 May, 2013

Poll: Should vaccinations be compulsory for children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should vaccinations be compulsory for children?

A court has ruled that a 5-year-old boy must get his booster shots, but should vaccinations for children be compulsory across the board?

# measles - Friday 19 April, 2013

HSE has this warning for families as 800 people in the UK hit by measles

Measles is highly contagious and can lead to deafness, brain damage and even death.

# measles - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Measles outbreak in Swansea spreads to 620 people

Over the weekend some 1,700 jabs were given at vaccination clinics across the county.

# measles - Sunday 3 June, 2012

HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork

The outbreak in west Cork has affected 51 children with two having to be hospitalised.

# measles - Thursday 17 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Measles outbreak has now spread to 31 people

Another six people have been diagnosed with the disease in West Cork. None of the initial affected group of 25 people was vaccinated against measles, the HSE has said.

# measles - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Parents urged to vaccinate children after measles outbreak

Parents are being urged to vaccinate their children following a measles outbreak in West Cork, the HSE has said. Measles is a potentially fatal disease.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

The nine stories you need to know this morning, including: Greece definitely NOT leaving the eurozone (for now), Enda versus the protesters, and man bitten by snake in supermarket…

# measles - Thursday 3 May, 2012

From The42 Get vaccinated! HSE's message for Irish fans travelling to Euro 2012 Euro 2012

Get vaccinated! HSE's message for Irish fans travelling to Euro 2012

The HSE has advised the MMR vaccine for all fans heading to cheer on Trap’s army in Poland this summer.

# measles - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

From The42 Ukraine urges fans to get measles jab Outbreak

Ukraine urges fans to get measles jab

Currently in the throes of a measles epidemic, the European Championships host nation has followed ECDC officials in issuing a public warning to football fans.

# measles - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Measles cases on the rise - report

While incidences of MRSA were the lowest ever recorded by the HSE’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre, the number of measles cases in Ireland rose by 149 per cent last year.

# measles - Thursday 1 September, 2011

MMR vaccine to be offered in response to measles outbreak

An MMR vaccine programme is to be rolled out in schools in the north Dublin city area, which has been particularly badly hit by a recent measles outbreak.

# measles - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

UN: Ten children dying each day at Somali refugee camp

Child mortality at a camp in Ethiopia has reached an “alarming” level, according to the UN Refugee Agency.

# measles - Thursday 21 April, 2011

WHO blames Europe's measles outbreak on vaccination levels

France has been particularly affected by a major outbreak of measles in Europe, which WHO blames on a failure to vaccinate all children against the illness.

# measles - Thursday 14 October, 2010

NI declares measles outbreak after eighth case

The North’s Public Health Agency declares its second outbreak of the disease this year.