Tag: measles


Potential Measles Outbreaks In The Caribbean

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has issued an alert, urging countries of the Americas, including the Caribbean, to update their response plans to prevent the re-establishment of endemic transmission of measles. This follows a reduction in childhood vaccination coverage, increasing the possibility for outbreaks of this disease. According to PAHO’s Technical Advisory Group on vaccines, the region’s risk of […]