Stories on Global Measles and Rubella
Updated November 16, 2023
Photo Essay: Measles, a Dangerous but Preventable Childhood Illness
Measles is one of the most contagious respiratory viruses that can cause disease anywhere people are unvaccinated or under-vaccinated.
Ethiopia Moves Forward with Mass Measles Vaccination Campaign
Ethiopia spearheaded immunization in the age of COVID-19 with innovative approaches to keep workers and children safe. Over 14.5 million children ages 9-59 months vaccinated.
Less Pain, More Gain: Measles Vaccination Using a Microneedle Patch Holds Great Life-Saving Potential
Rather than the vaccine coming in a vial that must be drawn up by needle-and-syringe for injection, microneedle patches come with the vaccine encapsulated within the dissolvable microneedles and are simply placed on the skin.
Data and facts don't always show the human side of how CDC's work improves the lives of children and adults around the world by reducing death and disease.
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Photos From The Field
A male nurse carries vaccines and supplies along a jungle trail in Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Healthcare workers advise a mother with an infant and small child during a routine immunization session at the Kabir Nagar Health Post in Aurangabad, India.
A mother holds her infant for vaccination in Gonzagueville, a neighborhood in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.